Taking Flight

“Taking Flight” sculpture by Bahamian artist Dede Brown installed at Lynden Pindling International Airport, Bahamas: “The national bird of The Bahamas, Phoenicopterus ruber, commonly known as the West Indian Flamingo, is a unique and singular bird, with its brilliant pink feathers and its long and delicate neck and legs.” Continue reading

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Notting Hill Carnival: Hard Food, Hard Sell

Leading up to this weekend’s ultimate Caribbean cultural extravaganza known as the Notting Hill Carnival in the U.K., the BBC has run a series of short video stories showcasing various aspects of the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe”. Episode three of Notting Hill Carnival focuses on food and explores why West Indian/Caribbean cuisine isn’t more popular after the two-day festivities end.

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Prince George Wharf - Nassau, Bahamas

PIC-O-The Day: Colours

You know you’re in the Caribbean when the buildings mimic the vibrant colours that nature provides. From blue-greens  of the oceans to the bright yellows of the hibiscus and passionate pinks of the conch shell, we are always surrounded by colour.


Atlantis: A Wonderland of Summer Stimulation for Kids

The Atlantis Resort, on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, is world renowned for its family friendly environment, offering activities for kids of all ages to enjoy, from the current Cartoon Network ‘Summer @ Atlantis’ water feature to Club CRUSH, a teenagers-only nightclub. My summer crew of kids and I had the pleasure of experiencing a tour of the entire water habitat at the resort, and it did not disappoint.

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