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‘Hyatt Regency Trinidad’ | Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency Trinidad

For those who know Steven and myself, we simply love and adore Airbnbs. Truth be told, I’ve always enjoyed the self sustained Airbnb setup compared to the “dependent” nature of a hotel room. But this time around was different, Steven travelled to Trinidad and Tobago for ‘The CCCU – Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions’. Being me, I […]

5 Exhilarating Things You Must Do In St.Vincent

Dark View Falls, St. Vincent & The Grenadines | Couples Travel | bottled-sunshine.com

The island of St.Vincent has so many beautiful things to offer, but strangely, it feels as though tourism isn’t “their thing”. If you’ve ever been, that you know what I mean and if you haven’t, seriously, what are you waiting for?? – go see for yourself! But despite how laid-back the island is, St.Vincent has a […]

‘SVG’ In A Nutshell: A Quick (And Useful) Guide To St.Vincent & The Grenadines

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Heading over to St.Vincent & The Grenadines? Here is a list of helpful and useful information which will prepare you for life on the islands.   AREA CODE – The country code of St.Vincent and The Grenadines is +(1) 784. TOTAL AREA – St.Vincent and The Grenadines is one nation which consists of 32 islands. Nine of which […]

La Soufrière Volcano: A Journey To The Top

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Firstly, let me start by saying, WHY DO I KEEP PUTTING MYSELF THROUGH THESE THINGS?! Then I remind myself that the answer is quite simple. As Steven and I travel from island to island together, we love the differences that each island possesses which innately makes them unique. Steven and I have indeed hiked a […]

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]

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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 […]

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 – […]