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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

3 Bahamian Spirits & More Cocktail Recipes To Master At Home

The Islands of The Bahamas are known for having a rich history of libations (almost all of which are traditionally constructed from a combination of fruit juices and rums). Interestingly, though, The Bahamas itself has never been a large producer of rum, primarily because our soil isn’t well suited to growing sugarcane year round. That…

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March 10, 2019

3 Ways To Eat, Drink & Discover Nassau This Valentine’s Day

While we’d be happy to offer our best selections on where to go in Nassau for a romantic V-Day dinner, instead, we thought we’d highlight the fact that Saint Valentine’s Day can be a lot more adventurous than sharing a candle light meal. So whether you’re a Nassau local or paying us a visit during…

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February 8, 2019

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Conch Fritters

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…

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October 17, 2017

A Day In Nassau Designed For Pirate Lovers

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…

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September 27, 2017

Nassau’s Best Budget Stays For The Spring Breaker

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…

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March 7, 2017

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

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 Credit: Greek Festival…

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February 15, 2017

Tru Bahamian Must Eat: Fire Engine

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…

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March 26, 2015

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