Tag Archives: Barbados

Blended Brunch Part 2 | Event Review

Blended Brunch Barbados

continued from Part 1… Dress Code Now the dress code was chic which is code for, be casual but still remember this is “Blended Brunch”. Hence, flowing dresses, bright colours, chic sunglasses and hats were all the range for the females and the guys also came out in their numbers dressed to the nines. Yes, […]

Barbados’ Festivals of 2018 – Will They Make Our To-Do List? [PART 2]

Paddle Barbados, Browne's Beach, Barbados | bottled-sunshine.com

This is a continuation from PART 1 ‘Barbados’ Festivals of 2018 – Will They Make Our To-Do List?‘ Celtic Festival Barbados (May 24th – 27th, 2018) The Barbados Celtic Festival is essentially a celebration/festival through music and food which merges the cultural connections of Barbados and the Celtic Countries. Therefore, the festival will be sure to include […]

Barbados’ Festivals of 2018 – Will They Make Our To-Do List? [PART 1]

Paddle Barbados, Browne's Beach, Barbados | bottled-sunshine.com

The small island of Barbados enjoys an active social scene filled with exciting festivals which all showcase our history, culture, sports and our love for all things fun. While they are a fair bit of festivals throughout the year – let’s be realistic, we can’t attend every last one, so here is a list of […]

Our Top 7 Most Romantic Places In Barbados

Romantic Things To Do In Barbados, St.Nicholas Abbey, Barbados | bottled-sunshine.com

Barbados is one of the most romantic islands in the Caribbean and I consider ourselves extremely lucky to be able to experience it – every, single, day. With crystal blue seas, picturesque green gardens and breathtaking historic sites, Barbados’ romantic nature appeals to all. So here are what we consider to be some of the most […]

Why Visit Barbados: 5 Beautiful (And Colourful) Reasons to Visit Barbados

Black Love in Paradise

Anyone who has visited Barbados can list the many things which they love about the island, but for me, I see Barbados as an island not only full of personality and charm but full of colour. The oranges, the greens, the blues, the purples  – all the colours of the colour wheel (and in-between), working in perfect […]

A Tropical Thanksgiving: 4 Reasons To Celebrate Thanksgiving In Barbados

Thanksgiving is one of the USA’s most cherished and adored holidays. Celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday in November – November 23rd in 2017, Thanksgiving is typically about amazing street parades, food, football and not to mention, family. Although Barbados doesn’t have a Thanksgiving holiday, nor do we traditionally celebrate Thanksgiving, here are 5 […]

‘Open Kitchen Café & Bistro’ | Restaurant Review

Lunch in Barbados, Open Kitchen | bottled-sunshine.com

On Monday, September 11th, I popped into ‘Open Kitchen’ around 12:30pm to grab some lunch and catch up with a close friend. Yes, we knew 12:30pm is typically the start of the lunch time rush but really and truly, I didn’t mind I didn’t care as I was excited to catch up with my friend at […]

Mount Gay Rum… Because Every Epic Story Starts With Alcohol

The Mount Gay Rum Cocktail Tour, Barbados | bottled-sunshine.com

Gosh, it seems like such a long time since my last blog post and I truly must apologise but I’ve been #adulting… *insert an incredibly loud sigh here* But, I’m back and boy do I have a story for you, a rum story, a great epic story because after all, every epic story starts with alcohol – […]

A Quick Guide To The Barbados’ Wildlife

The Barbados Wildlife Reserve | bottled-sunshine.com

Without a doubt, the zoo (pretty much any zoo) can be one of the most captivating activities for children and adults alike. But… Barbados doesn’t actually have a zoo (sorry to burst your bubble). What we do have is a wildlife reserve – which is ten times better than a zoo! Now hear me out, […]

5 Things To Do When You’re At ‘The Fish Pot Restaurant’

The Fish Pot Restaurant, Barbados

I simply love ‘The Fish Pot Restaurant’ – like L.O.V.E – ‘love overcomes virtually everything’ type of love. And for the record, this is not a paid advertisement – I wish! But, it has definitely grown to become one of my favourite restaurants – but why? Unlike most restaurants in Barbados, ‘The Fish Pot’ – […]