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15 Things: Explore Bermuda's Reefs

Bermuda wasn’t chosen as the setting for The Deep because Hawaii was busy. Truth be told, Bermuda has long been one of the most fascinating places in the world for underwater exploration. Although we’ve always valued our underwater world, it wasn’t until Dr. William Beebe descended into Bermuda waters in his bathysphere in 1930 that the floodgates opened and the world wanted to explore Bermuda’s reefs. Since then, the 200 square miles of coral reefs surrounding our island have been studied, filmed and enjoyed too many times to coun...

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15 Things: Go to Cupmatch Both Days and for Opening Ball

Ahhhhh Cup Match, everyone’s favourite summer holiday when the whole of Bermuda grinds to a complete halt for two days to turn its attention to a cricket game. Cup Match began in July 1902 between the Somerset Cricket Club in the west end and ...

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15 Things: Jump Off the Rocks, any Rocks and the Higher the Better

Bermudians have always used the rocks at Admiralty House, Horseshoe Bay, and Diving Board Island as springboards for high-dives, back-flips and cannon-balls but it wasn’t until a group of young Bermudians started a series of videos called Fall...

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15 Things: Watch the Glow Worms

On the third night after full moon, precisely 56 minutes after sunset, the usually uneventful life of a female glowworms starts to get exciting. She springs up from her home on the ocean floor and heads for the surface of the water, where she ra...

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15 Things: Enjoy a Dark and Stormy

  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 dev...

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10 Ways to Get on the Water This Summer (Even if You Don't Own a Boat)!

  1 Rent your personal pontoon party boat Pontoon boats, with their flat bottoms and wide beams, are built for comfort. They are a perfect self-drive boat rental for a family fun day on the water or a party with your friends. Mosey through...