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Old meets new: guests are greeted by the dolphin relief (Sandy Lane's logo) carved into the entrance way, and by the classical pediment

Barbados: Tropical Classic

Issue 2 (Summer 1992) | 0 comments
A return to the grace and elegance of the past in Barbados

Upbeat (July/August 2000)

Issue 44 (July/August 2000) | 0 comments
Recent music from the Caribbean, plus the editor's picks

Illustration by James Hackett and Warren LePlatte


Issue 72 (March/April 2005) | 0 comments
What could be more idyllic than a backyard banana plantation? Roxan Kinas enjoyed being a fruit farmer. Then the monkeys arrived

Black glass wine and utility bottles dominated the 1700s, though some houses devised recipes for new colours. These specimens come from Guyana. Front row from left: Dutch mini “lady’s leg”, also called a “long neck”; small Belgian thin-walled flask, c1700; Dutch utility bottle, also called a “snuff”, late 1700s. Back row: two standard Dutch “lady‘s legs”. Photograph by Eric Young

Beauty in a bottle

Issue 59 (January/February 2003) | 0 comments
What’s so fascinating about old bottles? Roxan Kinas explains the charms of these fragile artifacts

Visitors enjoy the Barbadian flavour and the atmosphere at Oistins. Photograph by Eric Young

Get yah fresh fish! Barbados’ Oistins Fish Fry

Issue 57 (September/October 2002) | 0 comments
The Oistins Fish Fry has become a Barbadian institution, a treat for locals and visitors alike. Roxan Kinas samples the fresh-grilled fish and friendly atmosphere at this seaside hotspot

Upbeat (November/December 1995)

Issue 16 (November/December 1995) | 0 comments
The latest in Caribbean music- reggae, calypso, soca, pan

Les Alexander: A Matter of Taste

Issue 1 (Spring 1992) | 0 comments
Les Alexander, chef at Barbados' fames Cobblers Cove, reveals some of his kitchen secrets and favourite dishes to Roxan Kinas

Chef Hans Schweitzer

Issue 29 (January/February 1998) | 0 comments
Barbados' award-winning chef

Saving Caribbean Rainforests

Issue 2 (Summer 1992) | 0 comments
A regional action plan is under way to reverse serious deforestation and hillside erosion in the Caribbean. Additional material by Debby Seddon.

Mister Theatre: Ken Corsbie

Issue 6 (Summer 1993) | 0 comments
Broadcaster and performer, writer and storyteller, Ken Corsbie wants people to discover each other through theatre.