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All Ablaze

Travelling around beautiful Bermuda in the summer months is made all the more stunning by the flowering of our royal poinciana trees. In full bloom in June and July, the sight of these trees ablaze in red can be breathtaking. It’s no wonder the poinciana is also called flame tree or flamboyant. The species was previously placed in the genus Poinciana, named for Phillippe de Longvilliers de Poincy, the seventeenth-century governor of Saint Kitts, which is why, we suppose, it’s that island’s national tree. According to Kew Garden...

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Hawkins: Bermuda’s Private Island

Located in the Great Sound you’ll find a treasured hideaway of 25 acres of lush woodland reserve with a tranquil private beach. Operated by The Waterfront Properties Group on Pitts Bay, Hawkins is Bermuda’s unspoiled private island offering ...

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Make your own light bulb terrarium string

This quirky decoration is sure to light up your living room, even though the bulbs don’t turn on anymore! Get out into the garden and bring some retro vibes into your home with this easy craft. Materials About 10 clear lightbulbs. You ...

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Paws, Claws, Feathers and Fur: Signs Your Dog is Overheating

Bermuda summers come with long sunny days spent eating watermelon and leaping in and out of the ocean. As the kites go up for Easter, and May 24th passes, temperatures rise as much as our excitement levels do in anticipation of Cup Match raft up...

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Make A Calabash Bird Feeder

Calabash trees are useful for more than just sitting in the shade underneath them to write poetry – the large, spherical fruits they grow can be made into bowls and cups when hollowed out and dried. Though you probably have your own dishes ...

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Mysteries of the Sargasso Sea

Bermuda is the only land mass located inside the vast Sargasso Sea. Named for its abundance of Sargasso seaweed, which provides a habitat for small marine animals in the vast, clear blue, deep ocean desert, the Sargasso Sea is a biodiversity hot...