Bahamas Blog Posts

Tipping in the Caribbean: An Island by Island Guide

Tipping can be one of the trickiest parts of travel— some regions won’t accept tips at all, whereas others will tack on additional fees until you’re bone-dry. The Caribbean is made up of several different cultures and islands, and our team at WhereToStay wants to clear up any misconceptions or…
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Potcake Place puppies in Turks and Caicos

Rent a Puppy in Turks and Caicos

In Turks and the Bahamas, pups called "potcakes" roam the islands. Why the silly name? Traditionally, there were so many indigenous dogs on the island that locals would often feed the pups scrapings from their pots and pans. Over the years, an increasingly restricted gene pool combined with unregulated mating…
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Nassau Hosts Bahamas' First Rum Festival

In my opinion, there can never be too many Caribbean festivals. I could also say that, in many instances, there's no such thing as too much rum. With that in mind, it's no surprise I'm a little giddy about what will be going down in the Bahamas February 21-23. Nassau…
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Every beach is beautiful in the Caribbean

Hitting the Caribbean from A to Z

There's no denying the fact there are endless things to see, foods to try, and places to experience in the Caribbean. Instead of listing a specific category, we thought it would be fun to find all these things for letters of the alphabet. Maybe we have too much time on…
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Don’t Just Vacation, Carnival!

Carnival celebrations are seemingly synonymous with the Caribbean. However, the tradition of Carnival began in the Catholic region of medieval Italy. Just before Lent, they held a huge costume festival. Since Catholics weren’t allowed to eat meat during Lent, they named their festival “Carnevale”, meaning “to put away meat”. Over…
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Tiamo Resorts - Andros Island

Kick off your shoes, wiggle your toes in the sand and drift into "island time" where a hammock, good book, and good conversation will reinvigorate and relax even the most Type A guest. Woven into nature's tapestry of secluded islets, blue holes, and marine and nature preserves is an environmentally…
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