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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…

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…

Happy Holiday Hunting! A Bahamian Gift Guide 2016

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Although most people know The Bahamas for its stunning beaches and year long sunshine, it also has a hidden treasure trove of amazing and talented entrepreneurs, artists, designers, and craftsmen. Last year, we uncovered many Unique Bahamian Holiday Finds that we carefully curated for your island inspired celebrations, so we’ve done it again and are sharing our…

A Visitor’s Guide To Bahamian Independence 2019

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As Bahamians, we’ll be the first to tell you that we love to celebrate! And, since we never miss an opportunity to showcase our National pride- the country’s Independence Day festivities provide the perfect opportunity for us to celebrate (most) proudly. You’ll likely observe these visual displays all over the island with Nassau plastered in…

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…

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…

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…