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Video: Bahamas Rum Festival Highlights

Bahamas Rum Festival

Fort Charlotte has resumed it's silent guard over Nassau's busy port, but a couple months ago it was the place to be for the world of rum. There were three live music stages, dozens of vendors, and a huge collection of some of the top rums from the Caribbean and beyond. Spotlights lit up the sky and thousands of people filled the normally quiet Fort Charlotte. I've been to a few rum festivals … [Read more...]

Day 3: Sandy Toes and The Final Day of the Bahamas Rum Festival

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You know when they say too much of a good thing can be bad for you, I absolutely don't agree. Day 3 of the Bahamas Rum Festival was another great day, only this time the day started off with a boat ride to a beach bar, photo shoots at Genuinely Bahamian Products and the Tortuga Rum Cake store, then a little time at Fort Charlotte for the rum festival. You can see Day 1 and Day 2 here. I … [Read more...]

Day 2: Bahamas Rum Festival Photo Journey

Bahamas Rum Festival

I have this habit, good or bad, of having a really really good time the first night when on island. It always seems like the rum flows extra quickly and the adrenalin propels me to a highly lubricated state of mind. When in Rome right? The trip to Nassau for the Festival Rum Bahamas event was no different. Got to catch up with some old friends and made some new ones, always a great recipe … [Read more...]

Day 1: Bahamas Rum Festival Photo Journey

Bahamas Rum Festival

I think the Bahamas Tourism Board has a slogan that says, "It's better in the Bahamas." I have to agree, somethings are better in the Bahamas, especially when it comes to Rum Festivals. With so many photos to share, I thought it would be easier to break up the Bahamas Rum Festival into three different posts, one for each day. Shall we jump on this rum train and go for a ride?! You can see … [Read more...]

Festival Rum Bahamas Rum Competition Results

Bahamas Rum Festival tasting results

The Bahamas never disappoints, toss in a 3-day rum festival and you have a new level of island fun. The first ever Festival Rum Bahamas event was a huge success in my eyes and I'm already looking forward to attending future events. Pirates, rum, a 300 year old fort, 3 live music stages, rum cake, a rum tasting competition, and a breakout junkanoo parade--Festival Rum Bahamas exceeded all my … [Read more...]

The Bahamas Version of “Happy” by Pharrell Williams

Happy Music Video Bahamas

Isn't everyone "Happy" when in the Bahamas? "Happy" is a song by singer and producer Pharrell Williams and used on the movie sound track for Despicable Me 2. If you haven't seen the original music video for Happy, it features people from all over the world dancing to the catchy rhythm. There's even a few cameo appearances from a few celebrities. I didn't know this until a couple days ago, … [Read more...]

First Festival Rum Bahamas To Descend On Nassau

Festival Rum Bahamas

Feel like sipping on some world class rum in the Bahamas? Yeah, me too. The Bahamas will be hosting the first Festival Rum Bahamas February 21-23, 2014. The event will celebrate rum from around the world, along with Bahamian food and culture. The exact location in Nassau or on Paradise Island still being worked out along with the times, but you can be sure that his pirate will be there. You can … [Read more...]

Cruise Tourism in the Caribbean and Bahamas

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This is a guest post by Erica Kritt, The Cruise Web Team. A getaway on a sunny Caribbean island where you can spend all day in your bathing suit with a fruity beverage in your hand, sounds good, doesn’t it. And just in case you needed another excuse to head south you should know that by choosing to vacation in the Caribbean or the Bahamas you are also a key part of the Caribbean … [Read more...]

Video Tour Of The Elbow Reef Lighthouse, Hope Town Bahamas

Hope Town Lighthouse

Hope Town in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas has many treasures, one of the most visible is the red and white striped Elbow Reef Lighthouse. A climb up the lighthouse's 101 steps to to the rewards visitors with a stunning view of the outlying Parrot Cays and Elbow Cay's enclosed harbor is well worth the effort. I was able to climb those 101 steps of the Elbow Reef Lighthouse and I strapped a … [Read more...]

Bahamas Summer Vacation Travel Promotion

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I love the Bahamas. The people, the beaches, the water, the conch...what's not to love! They are easy to get to and with a nice summer time promotion, visiting the islands got even easier. Receive a $300 Instant Savings off of air-inclusive vacations of 6 nights or longer (all Bahamas destinations) OR a $200 Instant Savings off of air-inclusive vacations of 3, 4, and 5 nights to the Out Islands … [Read more...]

Tahiti Beach, Elbow Cay – Abacos Bahamas: Island Lime Videos

Tahiti Beach

It's been over a week since I saw the Abaco Islands fade from the window of the small plane that returned me to reality. Each day since I catch myself thinking back on my time in Hope Town. The people, the beaches, the food, the blue water, the pastel homes, the beaches, the conch, the beautiful Elbow Reef Lighthouse, the rum drinks, the beaches--did I mention the beaches? Hope Town and Elbow … [Read more...]