St. Lucia Independence – 40 years and growing strong.

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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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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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A Saint Lucian Foodie Guide

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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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Top 3 Destination Wedding Venues on St. Lucia

Destination Wedding St Lucia

Now that you’re officially engaged and your internet searches have begun, it’s time  to plan your magical day. In creating the perfect Destination Wedding day, it is important ‘Not to go wrong’ with the details, especially choosing your wedding venue. It is never as easy as we perceive it to be. Since the idea of having a destination Wedding on Saint Lucia has been checked off your list …….. it’s time to choose the right venue to suit your ideal Dream Wedding.

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Top 5 Family Excursions in Saint Lucia

Top 5 Family Excursions

When it comes to family Vacations, we always tend to find lots of excitement especially with the younger ones who simply love the idea of travelling overseas. However, putting together a family itinerary is never an easy task. Every vacation planner wants to ensure that everyone’s interests are catered for; that way the ‘Boring Vacation’ idea is avoided. So, Here’s Barefoot Holidays list of Top 5 Family Excursions that would guarantee an unforgettable family vacation in St Lucia.

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Saint Lucian Carnival Season

Saint Lucian Carnival

Saint Lucian Carnival Season Open!

As weeks go by, Saint Lucia continues to enjoy the Carnival Season, one of the most anticipated festivals for the year. Each community embraces their cultures differently as Masquerade bands, Music Trucks and Spectacular Costumes are put on display. This is the time Saint Lucia usually becomes ‘Fully-Alive’.

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Kenya Moore and Ludacris Visit Saint Lucia

Kenya Moore and Ludacris Visits Saint Lucia
‘Kenya Moore and Ludacris Visit Saint Lucia’

Just a few weeks after ‘Real housewives of Atlanta’s Kenya Moore tied her knots on Island, Saint Lucia was also visited by celebrity Ludacris and his Partner. Saint Lucia has been admired by some of the world’s most well-known Celebrities and networks including Queen Latifah , Ellie Goulding and CNN which recently featured Saint Lucia twice. From Weddings to Vacations, Jazz and Music Festivals, there is no doubt that this island lives up to its expectations.

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Top Things to do in Saint Lucia

With exciting tours, Land and Sea experiences, there is always something exciting to do in Saint Lucia. Here is our Top things to do in Saint Lucia List!

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Roots and Soul Festival in Saint Lucia

Roots and Soul Festival St Lucia

There’s a new music festival to experience in the Caribbean this summer: Roots and Soul. The festival, part of St. Lucia’s new “Soleil Summer Festival”, is dedicated to musicians who are setting new trends in reggae, conscious, hip-hop, Afro-punk and R&B.

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A Cocoa Extravaganza on Saint Lucia

How often do you see chocoholics, party animals, spa lovers, foodies, and history buffs all agree on what to do on vacation? You will see it all in St. Lucia when the island’s fun-filled celebration of Chocolate Heritage Month takes place. The month of August in St. Lucia is the ultimate haven for…

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