Culture

Our Bermuda

Our Bermuda

Tourist in Your Own Town: The East End

Reacquaint yourself with the east end this weekend by taking in the history and nostalgia synonymous with the Town of St. George before having a swizzle at the Swizzle.   1. Have a Swizzle at the Swizzle Inn Number-one competitor of the Dark ‘n’ Stormy, the rum swizzle was invented in the mid-eighteenth century as a way for locals to enjoy a tipple, forget their identity and take the following day off work. More than 200 years later, Bermudians quaff…


Our Bermuda

Into the Ocean: Church Bay

Named after the picturesque St. Anne’s Church on the other side of the road, compact Church Bay is our best public beach for snorkelling, thanks to the potboilers of the reef which even at high tide are well within reach…


Our Bermuda

What To Do On A Rainy Day

When it's dark and stormy outside, here's what you can do to pass the time.   Go swimming If you’re getting wet in the ocean anyway, why not go swimming in the rain? Exclusively swimming in the blazing sunshine is…


Our Bermuda

Tourist In Your Own Town: Pembroke

Though much of Pembroke is taken up by Hamilton City, it has much more to offer than just shopping! Revisit Pembroke parish and have a look at our top picks for places to visit!   Admiralty House Admiralty house is…


Our Bermuda

Photos from Cup Match 2019

As Chris Gibbons once wrote in his history of Cup Match, “There is nothing like Cup Match in Bermuda. Nothing like it in the world.” And part of what makes Cup Match so special is the spectatorship – Bermudians travel…

Our Bermuda

A Look Back at the Non-Mariners Race

Although now a thing of the past, the Non-Mariners Race will forever be one of the island's most treasured cultural events. For forty years, the Sunday after Cup Match was marked with non-vessels, non-races and non-raft-ups, filling Mangrove Bay with…