Holiday Guides and Magazines
Let Us Be Your Guide …
So, you’ve decided to book a trip to this blessed little island called Barbados? Trust us, you won’t regret it.
Let TotallyBarbados.com be your personal guide to all the hottest local island attractions, sightseeing opportunities, restaurants, bars, and more!
You’ll also find there is many other holiday guides, maps and magazines that can assist you in planning your memorable vacation to Barbados.
These tend to be hard copy publications and are available complimentary through your hotel, villa or alternative holiday accommodation. They provide a wealth of information about the island, its history and customs, tourist attractions and sightseeing recommendations, restaurants and cafes, bars and nightclubs, events and festivals, just to name a few. There are many things the island has to offer the keen vacationer and these guides are a tourists’ (and local’s) best friend.
Of course, the award-winning TotallyBarbados.com is THE one stop shop to everything you could possibly need to know about Barbados, especially if you’re planning a vacation or perhaps you’re simply a local wishing to know your island just that little bit better and from a different perspective. Having said that, we at Totally Barbados also recommend the following publications to help you with your planning, both before and during your trip (or your weekend island getaway):
— Ins & Outs of Barbados
— Barbados in a Nutshell
— Business Barbados
— Sporting Barbados
— Island Life
— The Visitor
— The Barbados Holiday Guide
— The Barbados Holiday Map
There’s also the Totally Barbados
– a day by day calendar with a rundown of all the latest events on the island so you can plan your entertainment and ensure you don’t miss any of the action. There’s no shortage of things to do and see here on the island, both during the day and after dark, on the sand or on the sea.
You’ll also find Explore our Isle Barbados, a quarterly publication which again details Bajan history, culture, activities, cuisine, real estate, shopping and so much more.
Any Other Alternatives?
— Lonely Planet (www.lonelyplanet.com) is a well-established travel website with information on sights, hotels, travel companies and more for a wide variety of countries and destinations. A handy site to read, of course after you have read TotallyBarbados.com.
— Trip Adviser (www.tripadvisor.com) is one of the biggest online review sites for travellers. Here, you’ll find travellers reviews on hotels, attractions, restaurants and things to do in various holiday destinations.
Hint: Try a simple Google search to reveal other websites, travel blogs and/or Facebook pages that will let you know where the action is on the island.
— M People Magazine is a free quarterly lifestyle magazine, a kind of ‘who’s who’ of Barbados personalities. You can get to know the local personalities on the island with new features and interviews each edition. It also features all the hottest island events, sporting matches and corporate functions.
M People Magazine is available in both hard copy and a digital version. It’s distributed all over the island in places like gas stations, Limegrove, and Coffee Bean, just to name a few.
Tip: The local island ‘grapevine’ (ie word of mouth) is another great way to find out what’s happening, where’s good to visit, and to get up to date on everything that’s happening on the island. You’d be surprised at just how fast word can spread on this tiny island!
Good luck and happy reading from the team at Totally Barbados!
Author: Brett Callaghan