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Bermuda Beasts: Toads

The toad (Bufo marinus) is a characteristic Bermudian species, often lit up at night by you car’s headlights. These amphibians lumber along slowly with grumpy countenance, but despite their strange appearance they can be helpful to have in the garden. 1. The toads in Bermuda today are all descendants of the 24 toads Captain Nathaniel Vesey brought to Bermuda from Guyana at the end of the 1800s. His intention was to use them to control undesirable garden insects, and the…


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Tourist in Your Own Town: Warwick Parish

Who knew there was so much do to in Warwick Parish? For both visitors to the island and locals too, there's plenty of natural splendour to be found in Warwick - here are some of our favourites.   1. Astwood…


Hurricane Season 2022

The History of Hurricanes in Bermuda

It’s no secret that Bermuda has a long-standing relationship with hurricanes. In fact, if it weren’t for the hurricane of 1609, the Sea Venture would not have run aground on Bermuda’s reefs and our tiny island would have gone uncolonized.…


Hurricane Season 2022

Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is officially here. But, what exactly does that mean, and why? From this year's names to why they happen, here is our Hurricane 101. First thing is first, what is a hurricane?Before a storm becomes a hurricane, it…


Hurricane Season 2022

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

With the height of hurricane season here, it’s important to know exactly what you need to do to prepare for an impending storm. To make your home a safe zone, follow these guidelines in the days leading up to the…

Hurricane Season 2022

How to Keep Busy During a Storm

Now that you've finished prepping for a storm (as per our definitive list of hurricane preparedness) all there is to do is wait it out in the safety of your home but as Bermudians know from experience, that is easier…