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Barbados in 5 Days

Barbados in 5 Days: An Itinerary

15 June, 2016 By
What is there to do in paradise for 5 days? Crane Concierge has put together a packed itinerary to help you get the most of your Barbados vacation:
Getting Married in Barbados

Everything You Need to Know about Getting Married in Barbados.

8 June, 2016 By
Why wouldn’t you want to get married in Barbados? The island’s warm sunshine and cool breezes are the stuff that ‘happily ever afters’ are made of. For those of you who are ready to say ‘I Do’, The Crane's Weddings and Events team has put together Everything You Need to Know about Getting Married in Barbados:
Barbados Food Macaroni Pie

7 Foods from Barbados You Need to Try (and Where to Find Them)

31 May, 2016 By
Known not only for its sun, sea and sand, Barbados is also widely regarded as the ‘Culinary Capital of the Caribbean’. With its rich choice of cuisine, from Zagat rated restaurants to sizzling street food, here are 7 foods from Barbados you need to try (and where to find them):  
Oistins Bdos

Nightlife in Barbados: Live Music, Great Food and More

25 May, 2016 By
There is a reason why Barbadian music superstar Rihanna once sang, ‘Please don’t stop the music’. This is because the party never stops in Barbados. The coral island nation is host to a large number of beach parties, bars and night clubs, each offering unique and memorable experiences. Here is your insider’s guide to the very best of Barbadian nightlife:
The Carriage House

Dine Around The Crane: The Carriage House

19 May, 2016 By
With its spectacular views of cascading waterfalls and the turquoise Atlantic Ocean, it’s difficult to accept that over a century ago, this beautiful stone structure’s sole purpose was once the stabling of horses transporting important guests to the island’s premier lodging – “Crane Beach Hotel.”
Grand Jete

5 Historical Facts about The Crane You (Probably) Didn't Know

11 May, 2016 By
A Barbadian legend since 1887, The Crane has long attracted travellers to its extraordinary expanse of pink sands and turquoise waters. In celebration of such a remarkable and storied history, Crane Concierge presents 5 Historical Facts about The Crane You Probably Didn’t Know.
Ragged Point Light House Barbados

5 Overlooked Places in Barbados to Check Out

5 May, 2016 By
Researching Barbados as your next vacation destination? Then, of course you’ve heard about Harrison’s Cave, Hunte’s Gardens, St. Nicholas Abbey and the many other popular (and highly recommended) Barbados attractions. But what about those attractions that are off-the-beaten path? Crane Concierge has put together a list of the Top 5 Overlooked Places in Barbados to Check Out:
Barbados Green Monkey

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: