March 4, 2024

Introducing Fat Pork – A Bite-Sized Delight!

The Caribbean islands, Barbados included, have been blessed with a range of exotic tropical fruits, including the Chrysobalanus icaco, locally known as “fat pork”. This fruit goes by other names in the other islands, including “coco plum”, “icaco” and “hog plum”. The origin of the name is unknown, but it’s […]
January 23, 2024

Breadfruit – There’s Nothing Quite Like It!

Written by Carla Bellot of @barbadianista Meet the versatile breadfruit, loved by Bajans and visitors alike. This starchy fruit is a nutritional powerhouse and can be enjoyed in so many ways! Packed with carbohydrates, and essential vitamins, breadfruit is a staple that has been relied on for centuries here in […]
December 7, 2023

Dreaming of a White (Sand) Christmas: Must-Do Christmas Activities in Barbados

Written by Carla Bellot of @barbadianista  Christmastime in Barbados… there’s nothing quite like it! Embrace the true warmth of a Bajan Christmas by taking part in these five delightful activities. There’s something for everyone!  Enjoy the Christmas Lights It just isn’t Christmas in Barbados without those twinkling light displays we […]
June 2, 2023

All About Road Tennis: A Truly Barbadian Sport!

written by Carla Bellot of @barbadianista When someone is asked to think of something that is “Bajan”, images of our beautiful beaches, friendly people and rich culture immediately come to mind. However, Barbados is also the birthplace of an exciting and unique sport called road tennis. Combining aspects of lawn […]
April 4, 2023

The 5 Best Ways to Experience Easter in Barbados

Photo source: Seriously Low Carb via Unsplash written by Carla Bellot of @barbadianista  Easter is a significant holiday here in Barbados, celebrated with a unique blend of Christian and local traditions, and is a time for families and communities to come together. For some of the most popular Bajan Easter […]