Discover 5 Unique Easter Traditions in the Caribbean

Easter in St Lucia

Go eat some Easter bun! Go to church! Fly a kite!Easter is a perfect time to vacation in the Caribbean.  The March break crowds have gone, the beautiful dry season has begun, and the weather is simply gorgeous. The Easter weekend is celebrated with great fanfare, good food and good fun. Visitors can expect to marvel in the unconventional traditions of the islands. Many of the Easter customs stem from the region’s deep seated Christian beliefs and make for an interesting discovery.

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Voluntourism – A Growing Trend in Incentive Travel

Incentive Travel St Lucia

Voluntourism in the Caribbean
Do high-earning achievers who qualify for luxurious incentive trips really want to give up time on the golf course to paint a local school or refurbish a community library? More and more, incentive houses and corporate event planners are finding that the answer is a resounding “yes.” Voluntourism and corporate social responsibility activities are now finding a place in the plush world of incentive travel. Furthermore, volunteer projects tie into the growing popularity of experiential travel.

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St. Lucia Independence – 40 years and growing strong.

banner with 40th independence logo and woman face painted with color of the st. Lucian flag

St. Lucia is an Island nation with a unique story of both turmoil and perseverance. This year, the Island Marks its 40th anniversary of independence on February 22nd. Celebrating the transition from where it was to where it is presently.

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A World Travel Award Nomination for Barefoot Holidays St Lucia

Caribbean Travel Award

The prestigious World Travel Awards have received nominations for the very best travel companies in the industry and Barefoot Holidays St Lucia is named as one of eight nominees in the Caribbean’s Leading Destination Management Company (DMC) 2019 Category. We were voted most popular Travel Management in the Caribbean by the World Travel Awards in 2012 and 2013, and will once again compete for the coveted prize alongside renowned travel companies in the region.

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Christmas in Saint Lucia

Christmas in Caribbean

Bright window displays, the mouthwatering aroma of Christmas black cake in the air, and the familiar sound of bamboo bursting in the distance can only mean one thing. A good St. Lucian Christmas. While there aren’t any chimneys for Santa to climb down, St. Lucians still ensure that all presents are delivered on time every year and everyone thoroughly enjoys their Christmas.

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Caribbean Wedding Hairstyles

St Lucia Destination Wedding

St. Lucia is now a popular choice for destination weddings in the Caribbean. With many venues to tie the knot, a bride has to ensure that her hairstyle ties in perfectly with the location that she has chooses.

When thinking Caribbean, most persons imagine a beach wedding, however, St. Lucia has so many different locations to choose from. Below are some tips for hairstyles for the most popular wedding spots in St. Lucia.

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Creole Heritage Saint Lucia

Creole Festival Caribbean

Creole Heritage Month in Saint Lucia

Bon Jou, Bon Fete Kweyol, Sa Ka Fete! Are just a few of the friendly greetings that you receive in Saint Lucia during creole heritage month, which is celebrated in October every year. The main aim of the Creole Heritage month this year is the discovery of the skill and abilities of St. Lucians which keeps with the theme for this year; ‘Decouve Sent Lisi’, ‘Decouve Ko’w’.

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St Lucia Jazz Festival 2018

Get your Jazz on in Saint Lucia!

St. Lucia Jazz Festival, known as one of the best in the world, was originally created to entice visitors to the island during a low tourism period, it has succeeded in drawing thousands of jazz fans each year for two weeks in early May.

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A Saint Lucian Foodie Guide

culinary travel st lucia

Are you a Foodie Traveler?

For most travelers, food is the most important aspect when visiting a foreign country; especially the Caribbean. Known for its variety of different  flavors, every Caribbean island is unique in it’s very own way. Let’s talk Saint Lucia!

Saint Lucians and their culture on a whole, has had a big influence on the rich local cuisine that the island has to offer. From days gone-by, some of the local dishes are still enjoyed in the more rural communities; particularly the eastern and western parts of the island. Such dishes like Bouillon, Bakes (Fried Bread) and even Accra (Cod Fish fritters) continue to be part of the lifestyle of almost every Saint Lucian. Indulging in the Saint Lucian Culinary Experience an absolute must when travelling to the Island.

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