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Unique Wildlife in Barbados

13 April, 2016 By
Calling all nature lovers! Barbados is home to a wide range of unique and interesting wildlife. During your visit, we are sure you’ll spot a few of these creatures around the island. So, to keep you in the know, Crane Concierge has put together a comprehensive round-up of Barbados’ unique wildlife:
Tips for Traveling with Kids

7 Tips for Travelling With Kids

6 April, 2016 By
Taking a family vacation can be an exciting yet truly daunting experience for parents. However, a little foresight and adequate planning can go a long way in ensuring that everyone gets the most out of the family vacation. To assist with your planning, Crane Concierge has compiled 7 Helpful Tips for Travelling with Kids:
How to Pack Lightly

How to Travel with Just a Carry-on

31 March, 2016 By
Lighten up! You are going on a long overdue vacation. Now is the time you should be shedding extra baggage. If you are ready to travel lightly and save on airline fees, check out The Crane’s complete guide to travelling with just a carry-on:
Barbados Culture

Barbados Traditions & Cultural History

23 March, 2016 By
As Barbados continues its year-long celebrations of its golden anniversary of independence, we at The Crane have been reflecting on our beautiful island’s unique traditions and cultural history. From ‘tuk bands’ and ‘the landship’, to our passionate love for cricket, Barbados’ cultural traditions are an interesting read:
Barbados Beach

7 Interesting Facts about Barbados (You Probably Didn't Know)

16 March, 2016 By
Did you know that on November 30th 2016, Barbados will be celebrating its 50th year of independence? It’s true! Joining in with the year-long reflection and celebration, Crane Concierge has put together a list of 7 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Barbados:
Planning a trip to Barbados

Planning Your Dream Holiday to Barbados

9 March, 2016 By
Barbados is what dreams are made of. Constant sunshine, sandy beaches, and friendly people make this island destination a must-visit for sun-seeking holiday makers. For those wishing to visit this beautiful island, check out The Crane’s Ultimate Guide to Planning a Dream Holiday in Barbados:
Top 10 Things to Do in Barbados

Top 10 Things To Do In Barbados

2 March, 2016 By
In Barbados, our motto is simple – “take time to enjoy the small things in life”.  With this in mind, Crane Concierge (with a little help from our Facebook community) proudly presents our list of the Top 10 Things To Do In Barbados:
Barbados

Best Times of Year to Travel to Barbados

24 February, 2016 By
With year-round sunshine, friendly people and an endless list of things to do, there is hardly a "bad time" to travel to Barbados. However, there are a few select times of year when Barbados truly comes alive and thousands of visitors converge on the island to be a part of it all. Here are just a few of the best times of year to travel to Barbados:  
Crane Beach Barbados

Barbados: Fun in the Sun For Everyone

17 February, 2016 By
We're sure you have heard the saying "make hay while the sun shines". Well in Barbados, we've come up with our own 'Bajan' version of this wise statement - "have fun while the sun shines". With year-round sunshine and warm weather, fun is a daily occurrence here and we invite you to join us. Here are some of things you can do in Barbados to have fun while the sun shines:
Getting to Barbados

Best Ways to Travel to Barbados

10 February, 2016 By
Barbados is calling and answering that call has been never easier. The island is set to realise a seven percent increase in airlift during this winter season, having successfully negotiated several inaugural flights. Here is our round-up on the best ways to travel to Barbados: