B a r b a d o s

Hi, nice to ‘see’ you here. Come and take a light stroll (or scroll) through some pics and posts sharing outdoor adventures and interesting venues around Bim. Have you ever been here?

Among other things, the island is well-known for its:

Whether you were born and raised here or you’ve already visited more than a few times, I hope you discover something new to appreciate and enjoy on and beyond this page.

Don’t wait for a holiday to make the most of wherever you are

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lush seaside vegetation

I was born and raised in Barbados, but have been a lifelong traveller until 2012 when I took a siesta from plane rides and constant car drives to start working (mostly) from home. The tempo and scenery change, as well as a fresh start as a new creation, was a part of what inspired me to start a blog.

When you get used to jumping in a car and hopping on a plane on a regular, it can be a bit of an escape – a temporary one, at least…and you can sometimes grow impatient being in one location.

cruise ships in the distance

I moved to a farm beside a lush gully, on the south-east coast of the island and started growing food and hiking.

Life went from doing everyday errands with my passport always sitting in my bag, ready for the next booking that came with a plane ticket, fancy hotel room and big stage, to recording in the home studio, watching green monkeys breeze in the trees facing the balcony, catching water when it went off, and fishing.

I had started to get antsy about being in one place until I saw it as a welcome opportunity to enjoy slow mornings, learn how to cook better, document nature and houseclean like it’s nobody’s business.

Now, life on the west is a lot different scenery-wise, with sweet sunsets, more people, less plant-friendly soil and a much warmer atmosphere – thankful still!

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sweet sunset on the west (St. James)

It dawned on me that a small seed of ingratitude was growing in my heart. Yes, being a creative entrepreneur here was tough but still – I live where many save up for a whole year to visit for a week.

Had I gotten used to the turquoise sea of the calmers coasts, melodies of tropical birdsongs, golden sands decorated with beautiful shells and dried sea fans, barefoot walks on de grass outside, coconut and casuarina trees dancing in the fresh air…the sweet aroma of frangipani flowers…the taste of delicious pawi mangoes and roast breadfruit…? Not at all…so the answer was, and still is to…

Make the most of the gift of life while we have breath and time

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After travelling to 20+ destinations and working as a tour guide in stints to support my music career, I decided to embrace the opportunity and accept the challenge of finding new places and enjoying outdoor adventures on one island.

Feel free to share the link to a post or page you like, with a friend who is planning on visiting Barbados.

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Travel tip: A lot like to romanticize about Caribbean living, like how many in the region fantasize about ‘The American Dream.’ Please be smart and safe wherever you travel.

Bim has its challenges like everywhere has its own issues, and most places are about an 45 mins to hour or so drive away so there’s no burying your head in the sand when situations arise, but the island itself…is so beautiful.

Click the title above each pic coming up, to read the related post.

Barbados by Boat

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Barbados by Boat (Part II)

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Cool Cafes In Bridgetown

East Coast Barbados

Consett Bay

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Cosy TeaHouse, Sushi Stop & Bistro On The South Coast

Tree Tip For Travellers (Manchineel)

Birds In A Breadfruit Tree

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Joy of Gardening

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“A garden is a place of growth. It’s a sanctuary, school, supermarket, gym, and at times, a sauna. It’s a space where patience, pro-activity, perseverance and harvest go hand in hand.”

The Tides Restaurant – Barbados

A Mini-Holiday At Sweet SunBay Hotel 

Sea The Beauty On The South-East – Part I

Sargassum Seaweed – Situations & Solutions

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Weaning Off Plastic & Making Better Eco-Friendly Decisions

Finding Serenity Moments in Commercial Spaces

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Finding Serenity Moments In Commercial Spaces
Fun Facts: writer, vocalist, techie nature girl {saved by grace}
homecooking – green banana and eddoes boiled in coconut milk with fried fish, melongene/eggplant, sliced zaboca/avocado and tomato
Fragrant frangipani
lush greenery on the east
beautiful coconut tree
walking from Bath beach to Martin’s Bay – at low tide NOT high tide. 
Farmland in St. John

So, when next are you coming to Barbados?

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Are you a business owner in Barbados? Could you do with some positive promotion in this season, and do you have an online store, event or service you’d like to share? There’s an opportunity to have your business authentically promoted on this Barbados page and blog; just one light reminder to please have a look round the blog to ensure we harmonize well and that your product/event/service can benefit the readers here. Message here for more info.