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Our Bermuda

5 Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Bermuda

Undoubtedly, Bermuda is one of the most beautiful places in the world and the popular #ilivewhereyouvacation hashtag confirms our island as an Instagram-worthy location. Among the coves, coasts, lush greenery and bustling streets that dot our shores, there are endless opportunities for the perfect snap and here are 5 that you might not already know about but should.   #1. Abbot's Cliff Located in the East End, Abbot's Cliff sits high above Harrington Sound, giving its visitors a vantage point unmatched by (some might even say...

Arts

The Island’s Past through Painting

We may never know what inspires some artists to paint. But for Charlton Heston, his stint as the titular character in the production of Macbeth staged at Fort St Catherine in 1953 inspired him to paint the explosive scene at the end of the play....

Our Bermuda

The Bermudian’s Almanac: The Hamilton Hotel

This almanac was first published in The Bermudian in October 2002. Looking Back... The Hamilton Hotel opened its doors in 1863 as Bermuda's first major hotel, but this 1930 photo of its new swimming pool gives no indication of its precario...

Our Bermuda

Tourist In Your Own Town: Historical Points of Interest

Bermuda was colonized in 1612 and though that makes our island only some-400-years-old, there's a lot of history packed into our four centuries. Get in-touch with Bermuda's ancestral past with visits to The National Museum in Dockyard, Shelly Ba...

Arts

Bermuda Nicknames

Ras Mykkal and SJD World are at it again! The two have teamed up to release their third book, Nicknames: How you got your nickname. A novelty book that dives into the stories behind the interesting ways Bermudians have a substitute name. Ras ...

Arts

Mary Prince and Ashton Warner: Two Slave Narratives Transcribed by Susanna Moodie

With the recent publication of the late black American writer Zora Neale Hurston’s long-lost transcription of a slave’s story, slave narratives have been much in the news. For its part, Bermuda has given the world a classic work in this trag...