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Best Way For Cruisers To Enjoy Nassau In 6-Hours Or Less

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If you’re cruising the Caribbean, then, chances are- you’ll be stopping in Nassau. As the closest port to the many disembarkation points in the United States, Nassau is typically included in most Caribbean cruise itineraries, especially those short 2, 3 or 4 day voyages. And for cruisers looking to head off the ship and explore the…

Exploring Downtown Nassau’s 10 Most Iconic Landmarks 2016

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Sometimes, street signs just don’t cut it when you’re trying to find your bearings in an unfamiliar city- and as much as we all love Google Maps, even it has its limitations. Here in The Bahamas, the best way to journey through the islands is by landmark, and in Nassau, many of these iconic spots…

Top 5 Shops In Nassau For Bahamian-Made Souvenirs

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We don’t mean to toot our own horns but we Bahamians are an incredibly talented group of people when it comes to artistry and creative expression. Indeed, many forms of traditional crafts such as straw plaiting, woodworking, and costume making are still practiced today and more modern forms of Bahamian art such as photography, mixed…

Eat Like A Local From Nassau’s Tastiest Food Trucks And Roadside Stalls

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Welcome to the wonderful world of Bahamian fast food! Throughout the island you’ll find a network of carts and trucks located so close to the mainstreet that you can practically drive (or walk) up and place your order. While eating with a knife and fork off of fine china is always an option, these experiences encourage…

Paradise Found! Top Nassau Vacation Rentals With Incredible Ocean Views

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You’d have to have spent the last several years under a rock to have missed the explosion of choice in the home-based vacation rental market, which has given discerning travellers many more lodging options to choose from these days in almost every destination. This recent accommodation revolution has occurred here in The Bahamas as well…

Unique Finds: A Bahamian Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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We can’t believe that it’s December already! When it comes to holiday shopping, we’ll be the first ones to admit that finding authentically Bahamian gifts can be quite a challenge for Nassau visitors and locals alike. While the Nassau Straw Market was once the island’s trusted locale for Bahamian-made straw work and souvenirs, these days you’ll…

Downtown Nassau’s Top Free WiFi Hotspots

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Let’s face it, as much as some of us love the idea of hopping off the grid entirely while vacationing, the reality is that staying connected to home is important and, in many cases, even necessary. Despite the excitement of exploring a new city, we want to be able to continue checking emails, texts, WhatsApp messages, Snapchat…

4 Nassau Sporting Events Not To Miss This Winter 2015

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Each year, over 6 million visitors travel to the islands of The Bahamas. Most of them are driven by the promise of brilliant sun, sand and sea and well, we can’t blame them one iota for that- especially at this time of year when temperatures begin dipping into “winter jacket territory” in most places North of…

Egg-cellent Brunch Spots For Easter In Nassau

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In the Bahamas, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are widely celebrated as opportunities to socialize, gather, and eat. Last year, we wrote about how to eat like a local with Three Delicious Bahamian Easter Traditions including island favourites like hot cross buns and fried fish but this time around we’re encouraging you to indulge in egg-cellent speciality…

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Fire Engine

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Among our favourite Bahamian soul foods is a dish called Fire Engine. Perhaps more widely recognized as Steamed Corned Beef, this traditional breakfast is an absolute staple in the diets and culture of The Bahamian people. Canned corned beef sauteed with a medley of diced veggies and served alongside generous portions of buttery grits or…