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On business in BarbadosBusiness travel doesn’t have to be all collar-and-tie meetings and stuffy boardroom presentations. When travelling to Barbados for work, there are plenty of opportunities for quality downtime in, or around, perfect stretches of palm-trimmed sand. Take a look at our guide to getting the most out of being on business in Barbados.

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UNESCO treasures of the Caribbean

by SarahWoods April - last edited a month ago

UNESCO Treasures of the CaribbeanWith its jaw-dropping natural wonders, fascinating cultural heritage, and stunning archaeological and architectural sites, the treasures of the Caribbean are many and varied. Take a look at our guide to UNESCO in the Caribbean for the must-see locations.

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10 of the Best Paladares in HavanaUntil recently, running a restaurant in Havana wasn’t just a business decision – it was almost an act of sedition. Since the 1960s, the primary venue for dinners out were state-run restaurants which weren’t exactly at the cutting-edge of culinary innovation. So, restaurants started opening up in family homes, behind closed doors – and for those who knew where to look, these so-called paladares in Havana were the place to find some of the city’s best food.

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A Grenada Food TourBlue water. Emerald hills. Swimmable beaches. Grenada and its sister islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique are best known for their constellation of beautiful natural attractions. But these Windward Islands located in the eastern Caribbean are fast developing a different draw, a culinary scene that’s indie, ingredient-driven and sustainable. Here’s a run down on the best ways to get a taste of pure island life on a Grenada food tour.

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The Barmy Army Guide to Cricket in the CaribbeanCricket fans will be bowled over by the warm welcome awaiting them in the West Indies, where a trio of wave-lapped, sunshine isles - Barbados, Grenada and Antigua - offer fast-paced cricket in the Caribbean. With the coveted Winners Cup awarded after a month of top Test action, the Barmy Army will have plenty to explore when it comes to Calypso cricket.

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Celebrating Easter in the CaribbeanEvery island has its own unique way of celebrating Easter in the Caribbean. Some are influenced by Spanish Catholic traditions. Others bear the tell-tale signs of Portuguese, Dutch and Indian cultural sway. And all mix Christian beliefs, with pagan folklore and sun-filled frivolity.

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