A new champion is crowned at the Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge

The latest Carnival tunes seem to be coming from everywhere. It’s Carnival Sunday and Port of Spain is bursting with energy. Accents from near and far can be heard at The House of Angostura as eleven bartenders from around the world compete in the Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge.

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Taste the Exquisite: The Barbados Food & Rum Festival 2017

From coast to coast on the island of Barbados, there’s charm, enthusiasm, and pride about its rum and cuisine. Colourful rum shops appear everywhere — with churches almost always in…

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Courtesy the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc

Barbados’ Greatest Culinary Celebration

There are several ways to become immersed in a new culture. Visits to museums, tours of cultural sites, and chats with the locals are usually at the top of the…

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Rhythm of a People

The Emancipation Support Committee salutes Ella Andall The spirits of the ancestors and the audience were lifted by the energetic line-up at the Pan African Concert and Tribute to Ella…

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Angostura Bitters: the magic potion that journeyed from war to peace

Discovering the House of Angostura Some museums feel more like a church or a graveyard — quiet and solemn. But not the Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection. It’s an…

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Down to the river — hiking in Fondes Amandes

I planned to spend the day curled up with a good book but my friend wasn’t having it. “We’re going to the river!” he said. He suggested that I dress…

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Braving Lady Chancellor Hill

As a Barbadian, I’m used to flat surfaces with hills and inclines, so I eagerly accepted an invitation to walk on “the hill” with my family and co-workers. The base…

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The first National Food Truck & Culinary Festival

Street food is a major scene in Trinidad and Tobago. At the roadside, a plethora of vendors sell roast corn, soup, punch, doubles, gyros, burgers, you name it. These days…

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