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

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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…

4 Fall Festivals Not to Be Missed in Nassau

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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…

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

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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…

A Festive Island Feast: Recipes Of Our Favorite Bahamian Dishes

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At this time of year, the islands are abuzz with excitement as we prepare for holiday celebrations! While we won’t experience the leaves turning amber in Fall or expect a white Christmas, we do have lots of merry parties to attend with all the food one can eat! We’ll make our tables groan with the…

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…

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

Amazing Discoveries In Nassau’s Museums For Culture And History

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During our Bites of Nassau Food Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour, you get a chance to take a peek into the history of The Bahamas, and it’s not too hard to picture what the city of Nassau must have looked like when the town has retained so many of its old buildings and landmarks. We know…

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…

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…