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Tourist in Your Own Town: 5 Iconic Bermuda Things to do this Weekend!

This weekend, reacquaint yourself with our history and culture by undertaking these 5 truly Bermudian things.   Enjoy our National Drink It was a dark and stormy night when the Sea Venture wrecked upon the Devil’s Isles, resulting in the colonization of Bermuda in 1610, and it’s a Dark ‘n’ Stormy tradition that Bermudians enjoy 400-plus years later. Made with a devilishly delicious combination of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum and ginger beer, Bermuda’s national drink has been the cause of…


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7 Famous Bermuda Landmarks as They Once Were

Can you recall what H.A.&E. Smith's looked like? You might but there isn't a person alive who can remember Trimingham's storefront from 1861.     [caption id="attachment_13664" align="aligncenter" width="900"] The former H.A.& E. Smith department store on Front Street.[/caption]  …


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When is the Best Time to Pick Loquats?

With Bermuda loquats in full bloom, we are reminded of a "good one" Fiona Hatfield told a while back that we shared in The Bermudian's From The Crows Nest, a few years ago. A lovely English couple were visiting Bermuda last…


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Vintage Postcards that Will Remind You of the Good ‘Ol Days

Despite the many changes that have transpired in Bermuda over the past 90 years, these vintage postcards, dating back to the 30's, reflect the lifestyle in Bermuda we all love and know. Sailing, sunbathing and exploring Bermuda's spectacular nature have…


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8 Movies Filmed in Bermuda

As anyone who has ever visited Bermuda's shores knows, our island is an idyllic place. In fact, for centuries poets and novelists have used Bermuda as the setting for major works, including poetry by Mark Twain, William Shakespeare's The Tempest…

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Be a Tourist in Your Own Town in Southampton

When was the last time you got out and about in Southampton? This is one of the parishes most visited by tourists, because it contains our coveted South Shore beaches and the lighthouse. It's about time you looked back at…