Barbados has a rich history that is shaped by centuries of sugar cane cultivation and production, and influenced by the heritage of its British settlers and African slaves that worked the land.
And as you traverse the island you can't help but notice the gilded tapestry of the landscape painted in lush green pastures, majestic flowering trees, and a range of architecture from the quaint and unique chattel house to the historic Codrington Theological College.
You wouldn't believe that this small island 166 square miles could offer such a range of sights and scenes.
You can visit a plantation house or a slave hut, the house where American revolutionary and President George Washington slept or Nicholas Abbey, one of three remaining examples of Jacobean-style architecture in the Americas.
Your shopping experience in Barbados will probably take you to Bridgetown – the capital City. And it's highly likely that your first stop will be somewhere on Broad Street – the main street which runs through the centre of The City &nd...