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Exploring Fort Hamilton

The Moat Our grandson is the first to notice the cannon that heralds the way to Fort Hamilton. He rushes towards it, points out that he’s seen a cannon just like it in St. George’s, and pats the black painted metal. Then as we make our way towards the entrance, he notices the wooden bridge, once a drawbridge, that leads to the huge double doors and his eyes light up. He tugs us onto it and then stops to look…


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7 Must Know Facts About St. George’s

Bermuda's first capital was deserted almost overnight when Hamilton became the hub for government, trade, and mariners in the early 1800s. As a result, the town of St. George is frozen in time and provides an incredible portal into the…


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A History of Whaling in Bermuda

Whaling in Bermuda began in the 17th century, and, research reveals, it was an altogether improvised affair. In true Bermuda spirit, a historian notes “boat crews were treated to rum punch at the end of the day, regardless of whether…


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Vintage Hotels

With a long history of hosting visitors on our shores, Bermuda has some of the most beautiful hotels in the world and while many have been in operation for quite some time, there are some that have passed on to…


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Vintage Clubs of the Glory Days

How many remember dancing till dawn at the Guinea Discotheque? Or sipping cocktails at Ace of Clubs? During a time when baby boomers were coming of age and new technology was being embraced, Bermuda’s nightclubs were packed and it was…

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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 Inn.   1. Have a Swizzle at the Swizzle Inn Number-one…