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Inside Background
This is a land of Victorian homes and wooden chattel houses trimmed in...
Last edited: 3 June 2009
Barbadians are predominantly very nice and friendly people. Of course as is the...
Last edited: 19 June 2016
Personal Safety Although generally a safe place to travel, crime in the...
Last edited: 4 January 2013
A full overview of Barbados' history can be found here.
Last edited: 26 April 2006
There are two main areas where tourists tend to gather.  The South Coast is...
Last edited: 27 March 2006
Here are some suggestions for books about life in Barbados. Island Memoirs: 1...
Last edited: 21 December 2012
  The Barbados Tourism Authority's new website is available here...
Last edited: 12 July 2012
Weather and when to go always seems to be a topic of interest. June to November...
Last edited: 28 October 2008
The South Coast beaches of Barbados. Windy, wide, sandy bays with waves and...
Last edited: 7 March 2009
Brief but important FAQs about Barbados.  (when you edit this, please add the...
Last edited: 27 August 2012
A wide range of Barbados' Maps are available from  Pocket Flyers Inc These maps...
Last edited: 5 November 2013
Barbados is one of the best conference destinations in the entire Caribbean...
Last edited: 13 September 2006
It is a fact of life that camouflage material of any sort whether clothing...
Last edited: 12 May 2007
 There are some very beautiful coffee table books about Barbados  that are on...
Last edited: 7 June 2007
Primary & Secondary Education The Barbados Government pays the cost of...
Last edited: 25 October 2009
Barbados is a small island in the West Indies.  It is 21 x 14 miles.  It has an...
Last edited: 27 March 2006
               The beaches on Barbados fall into several areas       The West...
Last edited: 8 February 2011
Wide bays with calm , clear,  turquoise water and pretty boats dotting the...
Last edited: 7 March 2009
The beautiful east coast is the rugged Atlantic Ocean shoreline of Barbados...
Last edited: 3 December 2008
The shoreline offers the wild Atlantic Ocean meeting large wide island bays and...
Last edited: 29 July 2006
Comparitively speaking, Barbados has one of the highest standards of health...
Last edited: 12 April 2012
Huntes Gardens If you are a budding plant enthusiast (pun intended) and wish to...
Last edited: 18 February 2010
There are currently only a few properties on the island that have free WiFi...
Last edited: 4 August 2015
There is something for everyone in terms of church or some other religious...
Last edited: 1 October 2006
BARBADOS............ Has always flown only the British Flag, until achieving...
Last edited: 11 August 2007
Inside Transportation
The lone airport is the Grantley Adams International Airport. Buses run outside...
Last edited: 15 October 2012
Driving is on the left  In Barbados the cars have the steering wheel on the...
Last edited: 31 May 2011
Public transportation in Barbados is provided by the Barbados Transport Board...
Last edited: 16 June 2015
As a visitor, you don't have to flag down a taxi. The drivers always stop and...
Last edited: 1 December 2016
Barbados has one airport. The Grantley Adams International Airport . Its IATA...
Last edited: 19 September 2006
The Cruise Terminal provides services for the use of cruise passengers and crew...
Last edited: 2 October 2006
Listed below are some of the Cruise Lines which visit Barbados: Carnival Cruise...
Last edited: 2 October 2006
The following is the timetable for the Route 27 Oistins-Speighsto... bus which...
Last edited: 15 October 2012
This is a tale of two airports, as the experience of arriving here is totally...
Last edited: 29 May 2013
Driving in Barbados can be very paradoxical. Most of the time, it's more bad...
Last edited: 19 September 2006
Inside Things to Do
Barbados  is truly the gem of the Caribbean Sea upon its shores one can find...
Last edited: 25 June 2014
Free monthly online arts magazine featuring artists, their art, monthly events...
Last edited: 11 December 2012
Accra Beach Hotel - Great swimming pool and right on the beach.. best of both...
Last edited: 5 January 2013
  Hello there first time visitor. Ticket purchased and hotel reservation made...
Last edited: 11 January 2010
The Barbados Museum, located at the Garrison, is housed in the former British...
Last edited: 6 November 2012
Barbados nightlife has something for everyone, every night of the week! From...
Last edited: 27 February 2013
There is a traditional meal in Barbados eatan on a Saturday called Puddin and...
Last edited: 5 November 2011
Do you know Robyn Fenty? Her stage name is Rihanna and she hails from Barbados...
Last edited: 31 January 2008
The leading department store on the island is Cave Shepherd. They have numerous...
Last edited: 6 May 2015
Cricket is our most popular sport. Cricket is the national sport of Barbados...
Last edited: 2 January 2014
Every Sunday on island The National Trust host " Hike Barbados " . The hikes...
Last edited: 29 July 2006
Departing so soon? Don't forget to take a piece of Barbados with you to remind...
Last edited: 12 May 2015
For The West Coast Beaches of Barbados here are some for your list. The West...
Last edited: 5 November 2014
Who goes to a destination and not want souvenirs to take back home? In recent...
Last edited: 18 March 2009
Day time ideas : Join a local gym and take yoga class, etc., they all charge a...
Last edited: 17 April 2007
 “De Heart uh Barbados ” ® (DHUB) is an annual event that celebrates community...
Last edited: 12 June 2008
A great free activity for the family or rum Connoisseur is the Foursquare Rum...
Last edited: 30 April 2010
Gibbes Beach is located on the west side of Barbados , near Mullins Beach . It...
Last edited: 15 April 2008
Huntes Gardens  If you are a budding plant enthusiast (pun intended) and wish...
Last edited: 18 February 2010
While in Barbados why not hop to one of the other Caribbean islands? There are...
Last edited: 17 August 2007
If you are interested in learning how to kite board, look into DeAction or...
Last edited: 4 January 2013
The most panoramic and immaculate views in Barbados can be seen from the...
Last edited: 24 February 2007
The beach is very lovely. It's peaceful and relaxing. The sand is amazingly...
Last edited: 15 January 2009
A family trip to Barbados would simply not be complete without a visit to...
Last edited: 6 December 2012
Flower Forest is a most relaxing way to view some of Barbados's most beautiful...
Last edited: 6 March 2013
Harbour Lights is a must-see in Barbados. It's definitely geared to a younger...
Last edited: 7 August 2009
  The Safari will take you to parts of the island you usually don't see. This...
Last edited: 15 September 2007
Jahworks Stable is a great stables locted at the bottom of Farley Hill also...
Last edited: 9 May 2010
Sunbury House and interesting  house to tour through with lots of things...
Last edited: 6 February 2007
Inside Dining Scene
 There are a wide variety of restaurants in Barbados from the formal and...
Last edited: 21 September 2011
Breakfast, the most important meal of the day. Almost every hotel in Barbados...
Last edited: 22 October 2006
Taking an associate to lunch in Barbados? There are some excellent places to do...
Last edited: 29 October 2006
Some cheap but excellent meals on the West Coast of Barbados: - " Princess...
Last edited: 11 October 2013
Dining for extremely large groups can prove to be a tedious task if you don't...
Last edited: 28 September 2006
East Coast Views While touring the island you can stop at Barclays Park or...
Last edited: 21 September 2011
There's an excellent choice of restaurants in Barbados under the category of...
Last edited: 17 June 2013
Much like other islands in the Caribbean, Barbados has some great places for...
Last edited: 7 October 2006
One place to try is Cafe Luna .  You will find this place on the south coast...
Last edited: 12 May 2013
Looking to see some celebrities or be seen by celebrities? You'll see them at...
Last edited: 12 May 2013
The Tides Restaurant in Holetown, St James, which won restaurant of the year...
Last edited: 12 May 2013
Traditional Bridgetown Area Cheap Eats.. but Great Meals , these venues are a...
Last edited: 7 June 2007
J   St Lawrence Gap on the south coast of Barbados offers wonderful food at all...
Last edited: 12 July 2012
A lot of people inquire about dress code in Barbados. Other than the regulation...
Last edited: 12 May 2007
  The  Tides Restaurant, which enjoys a beautiful setting right on the sea, has...
Last edited: 24 August 2009
Here is a list of south coast restaurants and cafes arranged by type of cuisine...
Last edited: 23 April 2015
On the Casual Side Great menus and fabulous food any restaurant on this random...
Last edited: 17 December 2012
For the first time, Zagat has compiled a guide for a Caribbean island. Barbados...
Last edited: 22 July 2008
  The worldwide Zagat guide has just released their second survey results for...
Last edited: 16 September 2008
Inside For Foreign Visitors
Passports are needed when visiting Barbados. As of January 1st 2005, all US...
Last edited: 4 August 2006
Telephone Numbers To call an ambulance, dial 511 on a Cable & Wireless...
Last edited: 4 August 2006
Don't forget to replace every female pronoun with the word   SHE  .  Example...
Last edited: 7 November 2007
A local telephone number looks like this 429-9999. The area code is 246, so...
Last edited: 15 October 2008
Yes, gratuity is normally at the discretion of the guest. As long as the guest...
Last edited: 27 June 2008
Passports Every person entering Barbados, including all North American citizens...
Last edited: 7 October 2006
For those from the UK that are looking for similar foods, there are a few...
Last edited: 10 March 2007
Barbados has two cable companies. The Caribbean Broadcating Corportation...
Last edited: 13 September 2006
General duty free allowances in Barbados Personal Effects: 1 litre of Potable...
Last edited: 12 July 2012
Getting married? Barbados fits the bill no matter your budget. Just remember...
Last edited: 19 January 2007
Barbados like any other country has its laws which must be adhered to. Here’s a...
Last edited: 30 May 2015
Barbados has two newspapers. The leading one is the Nation and the other is the...
Last edited: 10 September 2006
Barbados is in what one could term as "construction mode". Lots of condominium...
Last edited: 9 November 2006
The following is a list of all Public Holidays in Barbados . Some dates will...
Last edited: 21 September 2011
The majority of purchases are subject to 15% tax to all persons on the island...
Last edited: 27 August 2007