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Orchid World, Barbados: Caribbean tropical beauty

Orchid World, Barbados: Caribbean tropical beauty

Located in the heart of the Barbados countryside is an amazing paradise of colour and beauty. This is Orchid World. Six acres of landscaped gardens await your arrival at Orchid World.  Here you become immersed in a tropical paradise surrounded by palms, bougainvillea, heliconias and ferns. But the most amazing sights are the over 30,000 breathtaking […]

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Barbados wins gold again at Chelsea Flower Show!

The Barbados Horticultural Society has once again done Barbados proud by winning a Gold award at the Chelsea Flower Show! Barbados has attended the Chelsea Flower Show  for over 20 years and in that time gained 14 (now 15!) Gold awards along with several SilverGilt awards. Congratulations to the Barbados team! The Barbados Horticulture Society is […]

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Swimming with the turtles

We’re often asked ‘Can I swim with dolphins in Barbados’? While the answer to that question is ‘no’, Barbados does offer a unique experience of swimming with marine life… swimming with the sea turtles! This has become a popular activity in recent years and most of the local catamaran cruises offer a tour that includes […]

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Folkestone Marine Park & Museum

I had the opportunity yesterday to visit the Folkestone Marine Park and Museum! I think every Barbadian schoolchild has visited Folkestone on a school trip and has recalls being mesmerized by the seawater aquariums, awed by the huge whale bones and amazed at the antique bottles retrieved from shipwrecks around Barbados. Of course the children’s playpark, tennis […]

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