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Bliss is back

The fireworks came at exactly the right moment. Kes The Band’s ‘Where Yuh From‘ was blasting, an appropriately pan-Caribbean anthem for the mix of sophisticated, soca-loving, UWI-connected islandistas and island men who always patronise Bliss. And just as every man and woman jubilantly raised their hands to “show meh where yuh from”, the fireworks exploded […]

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A few observations on Beach House and Bliss…

Everyone’s already doing it so there’s no sense in tip-toeing around the issue and acting as if Crop-Over party-goers aren’t comparing the two all-inclusives. Both the kings in their respective countries, this year was the first time that the two went head to head as Beach House branched out ¬†from their home base in Trinidad […]

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Beach House heading to Bim for Crop-Over 2013?

Could it be? Is Trinidad Carnival’s premiere all-inclusive Beach House about to have a Barbados edition? Looks so, from this pic and others that they posted on their Facebook page yesterday where they were “looking for the location” in Barbados. The photos also drop strong hints that they’re headed to the East ¬†Coast. Interestingly Saucy […]

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Behind the scenes with Islandista magazine

So as you may know, we took Islandista from online to print in December, bringing out our very first magazine – Islandista Barbados! It was an exhausting but super exciting experience – for me it was really the culmination of a long-held dream to become a magazine publisher and also thrilling to see Islandista out […]

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Which all-inclusive will run tings this year?

We know that islandistas STAY partying – even though the recession is real, we still need to ease the tension with a li’l fete. And this is the season for it – summer! In Barbados, the Crop-Over season is just hitting high gear – three more weeks of frenetic partying to go! With the demise […]