Posts by St. Peters Bay

Barbados: Understanding & Speaking the Native Language

Speak like a bajan

Barbados is not only home to its ever-popular white sandy beaches, annual Crop Over Festival and mouthwatering cuisine, but this small beautiful Caribbean island also packs a duplet of tongues which enchants the curiosity of many visitors to the island. English is the official language of Barbados, and Bajan is the local dialect. Bajan dialect…

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Rum Shop Hopping in Speightstown


Barbados is known around the world as the birthplace of rum, and a significant piece of the rich culture and history of the Barbados rum heritage is its rum shop. It is estimated that there are over 1500 rum shops spread across the island with at least one in every village. If you are a…

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