Barbados was nicknamed "land of the flying fish and indeed our national dish is Cou-Cou and Flying Fish. Many aspects of Barbadian culture centre around the flying fish: it is depicted on coins, as sculptures in fountains, and in numerous pieces of artwork in artwork. The Barbadian coat of arms features a pelican and dolphin fish on either side of the shield, but the dolphin resembles a flying fish Flying fish can be seen jumping out of warm waters as your cruise along the c
For those of you who are frequent visitors to Barbados I am sure that you are very familiar with Earthworks pottery and their masterpieces. For those of you who have not yet visited Barbados or you have not yet been introduced to their beautiful creations I will share this little tip with you; There is not another single Barbadian made item that I have ever heard so many visitors speak about with such enthusiasm, so much so that many visitors save space in their suitcases to
If you had said anything to me about Blue Tang many years ago I would have thought you meant a new colour and flavour of the popular drink Tang from back in the day. As children packages of this stuff would disappear from our parents cupboards, smuggled in our bags and into school where we shared this yummy powder as a sweet "tangy" treat with our classmates. I can just see my two nieces now laughing at me with the thought of this being considered a yummy treat lol........ No
Unplanned adventures are often greatly rewarding and this one surely was. As a Barbadian who has lived all 43 years of her life living in the 166 square miles of these Barbadian shores and the waters that lap them I am still having adventures and discovering new things. Today’s adventure was an unplanned one. I entered the sea in front of my home and allowed the gentle currents to take me along over the shallow waters and above the reef. As I went along I saw a variety of sea
From time to time I am asked what makes Glory Tours different from other tour companies? What gives us that something extra special. I think for me it is that we are more than just the places and the images. I always say travel is like a book on a coffee table with a beautiful cover. Sure it may have a beautiful cover but it’s not until you read a book that you fall in love with it. It is the stories and experiences that are shared within a book that impart its value to you.
It's like buying a bestseller and only looking at the cover. I am a Barbadian but I am also a traveller. I love to see new places and have adventures. A few years ago I went to Alaska which I absolutely love and the Rocky Mountains which I also absolutely love….. I am not quite sure I could give up my warm blue sea and fishies for them though anyhow I digress. When I am planning a trip I do a lot of research before I go. I research the top places to see and experiences to ha