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Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Sky Juice

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If there’s one drink you have to try while you’re in The Bahamas, it’s Sky Juice. People are always talking about this creamy cocktail, so we get a lot of questions on our Bites of Nassau Food Tour about Sky Juice: what it is, what’s in it, how it got it’s name, and the list goes on…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Guava Jam

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Jams and jellies have always been staple items in the pantries of Bahamian households, but one jam reigns supreme in our islands, and that’s Guava Jam! Bahamian Guava Jam is a sweet, pink fruit spread made throughout the entire archipelago where guavas grow profusely. Many locals make Guava Jam themselves, but it’s so popular that…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Conch Fritters

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If you have travelled to The Bahamas before, you’ve likely come across conch on our menus or maybe you’ve heard of its aphrodisiac properties but what makes the conch fritter a must-eat method of preparation? At Tru Bahamian Food Tours, we think a first impression is a lasting one, and so we trust the traditional…

An Itinerary For Discovering Colonial Old Nassau

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Today, The Bahamas is an intriguing mish-mash of cultures and histories: descendants of the freed African slaves who made it their home, the European colonists’, the Puritan Eleutheran adventurers and the American Loyalists. They were later joined by people from the world over, commonly Haiti, Canada, Jamaica, Greece, China and of course an ever-present U.S….

A Day In Nassau Designed For Pirate Lovers

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From structural limestone walls, handcut passageways, and rusted old cannons protecting the harbour’s entrance, it’s difficult to enter downtown Nassau without noticing the influence of piracy. Nassau’s harbour was once riddled with lawless activity, during The Golden Age of Piracy between 1690-1720, and was renown as a pirate’s paradise, which attracted the greatest concentration of…

Where To Find Organic Foods & Eco-Friendly Home Products That Are Made In The Bahamas

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These days, those in search of organic “made-in-the-Bahamas” products will find an eclectic mix of all-natural foods, home and body products that offer an authentic Bahamian experience for both locals and visitors alike. From Farmers’ markets to specialty artisan boutiques, we’ve put together a list of our top spots for getting your hands on organic food and eco-friendly home products…

Tru Bahamian Must Eats: Conch Salad

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The explosion of citrus and hot pepper flavours along with freshly diced veggies and tasty white conch meat are what make every spoonful of this local delicacy delightful to both the eye and palate. Possibly the most quintessential dish of these islands, conch salad serves as both a reliable comfort food and a form of…

Nassau’s Best Budget Stays For The Spring Breaker

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It’s spring break. And after months of cold, dark winter, we can totally understand why escaping to some place warm (The Bahamas) sounds like a good idea for the many guests we’ll welcome to our island over these next few weeks. We have to agree that March is an excellent time to travel and experience…

An Insider’s Guide To Festival RumBahamas 2017

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Now is the time to begin channeling your inner scallywag in preparation for the Annual Festival RumBahamas taking place the weekend of February 24-26th, 2017. Spectacularly set against the historical backdrop of Fort Charlotte – once the fortress used to help defend Nassau Harbour from unwanted invaders- this highly anticipated weekend festival attracts discerning (and thirsty) aficionados from far…

Greek Fest: One Of Nassau’s Most Anticipated Cultural Events

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Kicking off Nassau’s annual festival calendar is the event that we’ve been waiting for with considerable anticipation for two years! That’s right, it’s Greek Fest time again and we advise you to bring along a healthy appetite for art, culture, dance, and (most importantly of all) traditional Greek food and drink. Greek-Bahamian History