Barbados Pocket Guide

Welcome to the Barbados Pocket Guide, a comprehensive source of information about our island, it's people, culture and life in general. We also have lots of information on places to stay, flights, car hire and tours of the island, all here! Enjoy visiting our site and please feel free to write a comment or send us a message directly with articles you think we need to add.

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Barbados' Chattel Houses - A Symbol of Pride

This piece of our past and now modern-looking wooden building, was originally the design of the plantation workers' home.

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Our Beaches Are a Must When in Barbados

Warm sunshine meets crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches. There's just no point in trying to resist this temptation!

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Oistins is the Place to be on Friday Nights

This old fishing village on Barbados' south coast, comes alive with an abundance of food and music every Friday night.

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From Car Parks "Limes" to Swish Lounges...

Barbadians really know how to party, and "liming" is a national pastime! Nightlife abounds from coast to coast.

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Bajan Rum Shop - A Timeless Slice of Bajan Life

Rum was first made here in the year 1703. Perhaps this explains why every corner offers this priceless experience.