June 15, 2017

Global Shapers Youth Forum


A national Youth Forum set for June 28th will gather nearly 200 young people from various youth organisations to discuss the youth perspectives on the Barbados economy. 

The Forum, a free event be hosted between 9.30 am - 12.30pm, June 28th at Olympus Theatres, organised by the Global Shapers Bridgetown Hub, will offer young people an opportunity to voice their opinions, share ideas, and think together about what they can do to improve the current situation in Barbados.

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June 13, 2017

Island Diaries: Surprise Soiree at Sea


Today was one of those days when you feel super grateful to live in paradise: bubbles, boats and an afternoon spent with great company, all thanks to my good friend Sam's boyfriend Mark, who organised the entire thing!
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June 9, 2017

Sustainable Travel Tips


During the Sustainable Travel Summit hosted by Immersion Magazine, Randy Durband, CEO of Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) listed a few practical tips on how to be a more sustainable traveller.


The sustainable travel summit was a great even that brought sustainably minded individuals and organisations together from all over the world. Randy's discussion highlighted many interesting points, some of which I had hear before and others which really made me think about the impact I have when I travel. I really look forward to more events from Immersion Travel Magazine!



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June 1, 2017

Sustainable Travel Summit



I'm participating in Immersion Travel Magazine's The Sustainable Travel Summit which is starting today and runs until June 4th!

The Summit explores sustainable travel from the inside out, exploring topics such as learning about what sustainable travel really is, how to create a low-impact itinerary, why sustainable travel matters and keeping things authentic.

Join in to the live feed here.

The Sustainable Travel Summit is free to attend, but you need to sign up to get updates, sneak previews, special content and a goody bag full of treats that will get you started on your next trip, as well as discounts from sustainable travel companies. 

This even is supported by the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
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May 27, 2017

5 great reasons to visit Barbados this summer


From parties to rallies and performing arts to lower prices and mud parties, there's quite a lot going on in this little island in the coming months, so I've put together this list of 5 great reasons to visit Barbados this summer:

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May 19, 2017

European Film Festival | Barbados


There's a European Film Festival taking place in Barbados next week and I'm super excited about it! Since moving home a few years ago, I've always been on the look out for different things to do on this wee little island, and surprisingly, there is always so much going on, you just need to know where to look for certain events. The European Film Festival has been taking place for 9 years now, and it always features a wide range of independent, documentary and feature films.
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May 11, 2017

Shark Diving | Playa Del Carmen, Mexico


She was so beautiful; graceful and inquisitive, yet reserved and kept her distance. We were in her space, yet she give us enough room to feel comfortable. I felt incredibly relaxed, yet in total awe of this magnificent creature gliding next to us. Not quite what I expected to feel as I chilled at the bottom of the ocean with a 10 ft long and roughly 100 lbs pregnant, female bull shark in Mexico.

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May 9, 2017

Hidden Treasures Video | Barbados

Photo via Cielo Productions
I just came across this beautiful video of our little island in the sun and I had to share it! This is produced by Cielo Productions, a local videography and photography company in Barbados. It's mesmerising to see such well known locations from a different perspective!
You can find more incredible work by Cielo Productions on Facebook and their website.

Hidden Treasures (HD) from Cielo Productions on Vimeo.

PS: This is not a sponsored post, I just love this video and want to support local talent.
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May 5, 2017

Best places to visit in Canada | Creative Travel Guide


As the 150th birthday of Canada approaches, Creative Travel Guide collaborated with other travel bloggers to bring you the best places to visit in Canada. There are some drop dead gorgeous spots in this feature, see if you can spot mine!
Hint: It begins with 'M' and ends in 'skoka'...

Are there any other spots you would add to this list?
You can check out this great post here.

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