St. Patrick’s Day has now become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing and special foods. It is held on March 17th every year. Here are some ideas on how to celebrate St. Patty’s Day just like the Irish.
In August 2017 the Daphne Joseph Hackett Theatre, formerly know as the Queen’s Park Theatre, and long identified as one of Barbados’ premier performing arts venues, reopened its doors with the staging of two plays as part of CARIFESTA XIII.
Remembrance Day, also known as Veteran’s Day, Armistice Day or Poppy Day, is a time when nations around the world remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. It is typically observed on November 11 and people stop work to observe a moment of silence at 11am on November… Read more »
Barbados wins bid to host 2018 SATW Convention The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) has selected the island of Barbados as the host destination for its 2018 annual convention. This is the first time that any Caribbean nation has been selected as the convention host destination. The announcement was made at the 2017 SATW… Read more »
Your guide to the top wedding and reception venues in Barbados. Includes hotels, villas, gardens, historical and unique locations on the island.
Planning a wedding on a tight budget? Well there is absolutely no reason why your favors, decor and bridal gifts shouldn’t still be exquisite. That’s why when we choose items for The ESN Store we try to be quite selective with our recommendations. Here are 10 inexpensive wedding favor ideas to inspire.
Profile of an Event Planner: Shalana Waterman Today we “teleport” you to the beautiful island of Barbados to meet with Shalana Waterman, Owner and Creative Director of Shalana Waterman Designs. She shares her thoughts on event planning, the future of the event industry and how she maintains a work-life balance.
The Caribbean has long been the leisure traveller’s popular retreat. The draw has obviously been the year round warm tropical climate and inviting beaches. Island accommodation and activities have been widely and successfully advertised over the years targeting this niche market.
Growing up in the Caribbean I did not hear a lot about St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. However, as time passed, and the world became truly a “global village”, island restaurants and hotels promoted more “St. Patty’s Day” themed events. Now living in Canada, I am surrounded and truly fascinated by food, drink, decor and types… Read more »
Widely know as the birthplace of the steelpan and calypso, Trinidad and Tobago is a tropical piece of paradise that oozes cultural excitement. Having hosted many Caribbean and international CEOs and heads of state, including President Barack Obama at for the Fifth Summit of the Americas in 2009, this makes this twin island state a great backdrop… Read more »