Culture

The Consummate Bermudian

Rigged for Success

Photo credit: ‘A Bermuda schooner yacht offshore’, oil on canvas by John Lynn, 1834. National Museum Bermuda.   The Bermuda Rig, that innovative sail design that is still, some 400 years after it emerged on local waters, being used on the vast majority of recreational and racing sailboats around the world. But why did it develop here? What were the conditions so special to Bermuda that precipitated such an outstanding and lasting technical advancement? The answer, at least in part, can be found in a local phrase used frequ...

Our Bermuda

At Last, My Ship Has Come In!

This article is an adapted version of "My Sea Venture" post from Daisy's blog, Smitten with Bermuda Anyone who knows me, is familiar with my deep curious streak. I find myself wondering things that are sometimes obscure, and wanting to get to...

Events

Afternoon & Evening: First-Look at Azura Boutique Hotel and Residences

Late last week, Azura Boutique Hotel and Residences invited some 200 guests for a first-look of the stunning property and finished units after the initial phase of development was completed. Located on Bermuda's South Shore, at the site of the f...

Our Bermuda

The Bermudian’s Alamanac: The Esso Office

This almanac was first published in The Bermudian in October 2003. Looking Back... This picture depicts the Esso office between 1910 and 1946 when it was on Richmond Road in the City of Hamilton. In those days, before the onslaught of moto...

Our Bermuda

Tourist In Your Own Town: Natural Wonders to Discover

No matter how long you've lived in Bermuda, there's still plenty to discover, or rediscover if you are a consummate Bermudian and have actually done it all before. The beauty in seeing your own home in a way you haven't before is found in steppi...

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 sh...