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Tru Bahamian Food Tours Open For Business in 2021

  We love what we do. We love your face the first time you try Switcha, your surprise at seeing Max the parrot at the Towne Hotel, teaching you about Conch, and showing you the real and authentic side of The Bahamas! And that’s why we are so excited to be officially touring again in…

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February 26, 2021

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Stew Fish

Bahamians love breakfast, and what we refer to as ‘breakfast’ will certainly not conjure up images of eggs, toast and jam, pancakes & maple syrup.  Our breakfasts are almost entirely savory.  We want that hearty stick-to-the-ribs experience that’ll give you energy for the day and ensure that lunch does not find you famished. Typically, you’ll…

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September 9, 2020

Bahamas Junkanoo Festival: Your Guide To Attending Boxing Day & New Year’s Day Parades (2019-2020)

Downtown Nassau is abuzz with excitement as the calendar winds down to the most anticipated event of the year- Junkanoo! Every year, groups of Bahamians outfit themselves in handmade costumes and dance through the streets of Downtown Nassau overnight and into the morning with a grand mixture of European brass and traditional African instruments, like…

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December 20, 2019

4 Fall Festivals Not to Be Missed in Nassau

It’s the time of year again when we bid farewell to the summer season and in doing so, we also say goodbye to its bounty- pineapples, mangoes, sour sops, passion fruits, guineps, watermelon and all the other special summer treats that delight our tastebuds each year. But, as this season comes to a close, we’ve got a new…

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October 20, 2019

5 Ways to Devour (Local Bahamian) Pumpkin

Carved jack o’ lanterns, spooky costumes, trick-or-treating – it’s that ghoulish time of year again! But while we do enjoy dressing up and observing the omnipresent orange and black themes around town, truth be told, we’re most interested in the flavors of Fall. With Halloween just around the corner, it couldn’t be more timely to feature…

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October 17, 2019

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Coconut Tart

Bahamian confections are aplenty for those with a robust sweet tooth! From Sweet Breads to Guava Duff and island-inspired ice creams using mango, soursop, and sapodilla, you’ll never run out of desserts and candies to nibble on when visiting our islands. One of our all-time favourite Bahamian treats is the revered Coconut Tart- a staple dessert that is easy to…

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October 14, 2019

Stay Cool This Summer With Daiquiris And Other Frozen Treats In Nassau & Paradise Island

We don’t have to convince you that it’s hot here in The Bahamas, especially during the summer months. While our famous crystalline beaches are great way to beat the heat, we recommend a tasty alternative to cool-off: frozen drinks and delectable treats! Luckily, Nassau is stocked with restaurants, specialty boutiques, beach stalls, and roadside stands…

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August 27, 2019

Live Music In Nassau: The Best Spots For Hearing Local Tunes On The Island

There’s nothing quite like a night on the town, sipping cool cocktails and listening to a live band croon to the melodies of the island. Here in The Bahamas, live music is a sought after source of entertainment, and remains an important traditional medium of storytelling and cultural expression. For such a small country, The…

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August 9, 2019

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Bahamian Style Macaroni & Cheese

Our love for Bahamian style mac and cheese knows no bounds, as we proudly feature it everyday on our signature Bites of Nassau Food & Cultural Walking Tour from our expert friends at Bahamian Cookin’.  If you’re thinking that this sounds like the ultimate comfort food, then you’re absolutely correct. More often than not, it’s found on the…

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May 29, 2019

Best Eats at Family Island Sailing Regattas on May 10, 2019

There once was a time when sailboats were a lifeline to Bahamian natives, providing transport to and from their island neighbours and access to the world at large. Today, these age-old traditions of Bahamian boat-building and sailing are kept alive through what are known as the highly-anticipated annual regatta series. Things kick off early in…

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May 10, 2019

Top Six Fun-in-the-Sun Summer Festivals in the Islands

Around here, when we think about summer, our minds tend to conjure up images of long, bright, sunny days, colourful Independence Day celebrations, languid days spent at the beach and out on the boat and, of course, delicious, juicy mangoes bursting with ripeness. But apart from the warmth of the Bahamian sunshine, our summers are…

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May 10, 2019

Unwind In Paradise: Nassau’s Most Chill Waterfront Restaurants & Bars 2019

Is there any scene more Caribbean than sipping tropical cocktails while enjoying a view of the ocean, the salty breeze moving through your hair and gentle melodies of a local live band serenading the sunset? We fully agree that such simple, unrushed pleasures of life in paradise cannot be beaten. To help you recreate this vision on…

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April 27, 2019

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