Barbados is a coral island located in the Atlantic Ocean and the easternmost of the Lesser Antilles. The country has developed at top speed and has a moderately high standard of living. When you visit Barbados, you will see it is almost a flat island with excellent beaches compared with its neighbours island -- The Windward Islands. Therefore, Barbados has became one of a prime and most developed tourist port in Caribbean.
The 'route taxis' traveling to most points on Barbados make it conveniet for you to enjoy the visit on the island. However, these small buses can be crowed with visitors at times. You can not image how attractive Barbados is! The 'route taxis' will usually choose the more scenic routes to your destinations. The buses are available in the capital Bridgetown and Speightstown which is located in the northern part of Barbados.
Things to know and to see
For the climate, the wet season is from June to November, dry season is from December to May, typical moderate tropical it is.
Shopping in Barbados is especially popular, as the price can be offered 30%-50% less than other country in Europe or North America because of dutyoff. When shopping you'd better bring the passport or airline ticket with you, your packages can be delivered to the airport or sea port for your convenience.
Festive night-life is also well worth joining in. Some tourist areas such as the Saint Lawrence Gap and along Bay Street, there are most bands play local music and top international music, sometimes with a Caribbean beat. It will be lucky for you to be entertained by The Whistling Frog's party nights with a street party, Karaoke and live bands. If you like open-air nightclub, go to Harbour Lights located at a superb beachfront.