Immerse yourself in rich Bahamian culture and art in this extravagant street parade celebrated every Boxing Day. Described as a fusion of carnival and masquerade balls, Junkanoo borrows from the country’s African history creating costumes, dances and sounds uniquely Bahamian.
Climb the capital’s historic landmark just a quick walk from the city harbor. This slave-carved limestone staircase is said to have been hewn between 1793-1794, creating a direct path from Fort Fincastle to Nassau City.
Go back in time and revisit the islands gripping history with a heritage trail tour dedicated to the African diaspora. ‘Sankofa Journeys’ revivifies Bermuda’s transatlantic slave trade,
tracing its colonial past while making stops at designated slave landmarks.
Revere the country’s oldest church savouring centuries of the original architecture in Hamilton, Bermuda. Constructed in the 1800s with original pieces dating 1677, the Cathedral of Most Holy Trinity awes visitors with dramatic gothic-style design in limestone and striking surrounded stained glass windows.
Venture through Bermuda’s historic dockyard overflowing with cultural attractions and activities. Built-in the 1800s, travellers wonder about the islands’ largest museum, art galleries, restaurants, beaches and more island fun at this cultural hub.
Relive the past as you roam through the oldest museum in the Cayman Islands. Cayman Brac Museum is home to village-loaned artifacts dating thousands of years. Visitors peruse the marine and medical-centric displays and exhibitions before roaming the souvenir shop in Cayman Brac.
Sample Grand Cayman’s signature spirits on a booze-filled tour of the islands’ only rum distillery. Cayman Spirits serves up handcrafted rum, uniquely aged underwater. 42 ft deep, Seven Fathoms Rum is one of a kind.
Time travel to the 18th century at Pedro St James. Visitors stroll this historical towering three-story house-dubbed-castle, restored to its original 18th-century architecture in the southern Grand Cayman coast. Now a national landmark of the Cayman Islands, Pedro St James is a symbolization of the country’s democracy.
Linger in the islands’ oldest public surviving building and discover Cayman’s true identity. Built-in the 1830s, the Cayman Islands National Museum is described to be the living connection to Cayman’s past, hosting fixed historical and cultural exhibitions as well as dynamic events and additional exhibitions.
Descry the oldest synagogue in the Western Hemisphere in Willemstad, Curaçao. Founded in the 1600s by twelve families from Amsterdam, Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue welcomes pilgrims and travellers to a look into the exquisitely preserved house of worship and attached Jewish heritage museum.
Explore the island’s vibrant capital and UNESCO World Heritage City, Willemstad. Tourists roam the historical waterfront decorated with colourful colonial Dutch houses before dropping in at the floating market then touring the city’s many forts.
Rediscover the island’s colonial past as you traverse the neatly kept Fort Shirley in Cabrits National Park, Dominica. This historical site allures visitors with stone walls, cannon rows, and scenic vantage points now home to varied private events.
Rock to the fusion sound of Jazz and Creole music in the island’s cultural festival, well attended in Fort Shirley annually. Jazz n Creole is a family-friendly affair with a relaxing atmosphere inviting all to slip into its melodic vibes.
Connect with Dominica’s first people and the world’s last remaining pre-columbian Carib Indian tribes with an intimate tour and historical visit to the Kalinago Territory on the island. Revisit how the Kalinago people lived exploring 3,700 acres of reserved territory.
Sway to sounds of the island’s indigenous music at the three-day-festival held on the last weekend of October yearly. Dominica’s
World Creole Music Festival is a grand showcase of the island’s exciting
entertainment and jovial culture garnering diasporic acclaim.
Gain a panoramic 360 view of the island’s capital atop the historical bastion Fort Frederick. Mounted on Richmond Hill in St George, the ‘backward facing’ Fort Frederick exemplifies Grenada’s eventful past while offering sweeping views in every direction.
Nibble on the slew of spices Grenada dishes out all in an intimate garden tour at Laura’s Herb & Spice Garden in St David. This leisurely attraction provides the simple pleasures of strolling through the spice isle’s wide selection of fruit trees and interesting plants, some of which medicinal
propertiescontinue to be cultivated today.
Turn back the hands of time as you tour
Grenada’s oldest and functioning rum distillery. Equipped with its original 18th-century water mill, River Antoine Estate is the oldest water-powered rum distillery in the western hemisphere, producing varied rum flavours from locally grown sugarcane
Learn about Guyana’s prominent Amerindian population exhibited every September in the country’s Indigenous Heritage Month. Guyana is home to four main indigenous tribes with sub-tribes also present. Their people’s food, craft, dances, art and other cultural lifestyle practices are featured throughout the month of September, honoring the community’s invaluable contribution to the land.
Pay homage to Guyana becoming a Republic in the country’s vibrant cultural celebration, Mashramani. Shortened to ‘Mash’, locals and travellers join hands for a grand commemoration of exciting festivities, lively performances, local street foods and more observed on February 23rd yearly.
Bask in the gutsy action of Guyana’s exhilarating Rupununi Rodeo held in Lethem every Easter. This grand display of the region’s cowboy lifestyle showcases bulls riding, team roping, and other skills coupled with local food, drinks, and buzzing entertainment. Spectators enthusiastically swarm this event flamboyantly clad in charming cowboy hats and plaid.
Be fascinated by one of the world’s tallest wooden buildings erected in Guyana’s capital city, Georgetown. St George’s Cathedral is a monumental 143 ft, white-painted, wooden 19th-century Anglican cathedral constructed with the land’s native greenheart wood and gothic architecture.
Tour the renowned Bob Marley Museum in the capital city where visitors explore the reggae legend's house and herb garden before making their way through souvenir shops and a quaint meal at the One Love Cafe.
Engross in this captivating guided tour of the restored Georgian plantation turned museum, reliving Jamaica’s gripping colonial history. The White Witch of Rose Hall draws thousands yearly to this historical site in Montego Bay.
Wander through this cultural must-see when on the island. Exclusive art ranging from Native Taino artifacts to colonial, post-independence, and contemporary work can be observed at this historical hub.
Celebrate St Lucia’s unique heritage every October for Creole Heritage Month. This arts and cultural festival showcases the island’s distinct fusion of cultures by way of expressive music, arts, and culture displays for the duration of October leading up to the final celebration on Jounen Kwéyòl (Creole Day).
Dig into St. Lucian culture with this
hands-on foodie experience. Learn about the island’s authentic and local cuisine through interactive cooking classes with culinary tips then indulge in national dishes with the host and fellow guests.
Root out the island’s eventful history with a quick visit to this quaint museum nestled in Sint Maarten’s capital, Phillipsburg. A repurposed 1800s house, Sint Maarten Museum is a tiny display of cultural exhibits, artifacts, and diverse island history in the heart of the city.
Stroll through the alluring capital, Phillipsburg, sampling and tasting the island’s authentic blend of Dutch and Creole cuisine. Travelers are guided through the city making designated food and drink stops at the local eateries for a true island foodie experience. Eat up the island’s history and culture on this interactive walking food tour.
Sample St. Maarten’s premium award-winning rhum with a hands-on tour of Toppers Rhum Distillery. Locally handcrafted and bottled on the island, Toppers Rhum wins over the hearts and taste-buds of all with its Caribbean blend of spices and vibrant bottling. Learn about the local distillery process while surveying the home of the Caribbean’s #1 rum all while savouring its six signature flavours and complimentary rum cake.
Trinidad and Tobago Sightseeing Tours started off by taking groups on overseas trips as well as Tobago. When the need for local options was realized, their tour portfolio was born. They serve cruise ships offering “shore excursions” to passengers and offer tours to general tourists.
Absorb the history of the Turks and Caicos Islands as you traverse this plantation-era historical site in Providenciales. Established in the 1700s, Cheshire Hall is now the stony fragments of a once-famed cotton plantation built from local limestone
Revisit the Molasses Reef Wreck as you drift through the islands’ only national museum in one of Grand Turk’s oldest standing buildings. Visitors gain a peek into the country’s past, rediscovering indigenous artifacts and remnants of the oldest European shipwreck excavated in the western hemisphere.
Frolic to the vivacious sounds of the islands’ native musical genre, Ripsaw. Originating in Middle and North Caicos, the handsaw, drums, accordion, and
acoustic guitar all lend their sounds to this unique local genre. The handsaw is
commonly played by rhythmically scraping its teeth with a long nail, knife, or screwdriver.
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