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Around Nassau

Many of us are under the misguided perception that The Bahamas are in the Caribbean, but in actuality the island is in the Atlantic Ocean not far from the southern coast of Florida. Located on the New Providence Island, Nassau offers major historic and sightseeing opportunities along with some of the finest...

Dinner Is Served, Part 2

Nassau has many places you can choose to dine. The variety of the types of food each restaurant serves is also extensive. Check out as many as you can. Contemporary Cuisine The Pink Pearl Café: Written on the menu of this restaurant is “Welcome, Relax. Taste the Rhythm.” The Pink Pearl continues...

Local Attractions Outside Nassa1

New Providence Island’s eastern end is mostly residential, however there are some interesting historic sights to see. It is a short scenic drive from East Bay Street, which is line with gracious residential homes. Fort Montagu: This fort is the oldest of the three forts on New Providence Island....

Dinner Is Served

With Bahamian tourism increasing, the dining spots in Nassau have stepped up their food preparations. Now they are sophisticated as any city in the United States. European chefs brought in by the top restaurants have trained young Bahamians in the skills of fine cuisine. Cuisines from Chinese, Indian,...

Nassau Local Attraction1

Nassau has so many attractions to see when you visit the city and the area. You will want to make a note of the attractions, which interest you, most, so you don’t miss a single one. Junkanoo Expo: The handmade floats and costumes used during the annual Bahamian Junkanoo celebration are exhibited in...

Nassau, Paradise Island

Nassau/Paradise Island is the Bahamian capital city. Nassau is the center of the Bahamas and has been since the days of infamous pirates such as Blackbeard. Nassau has been well known for its safe harbor for centuries. The harbor is well hidden among the tangle of the surrounding islands kept is safe from...

Nassau Local Attractions

Nassau’s sheltered harbor is alive with the hustle and bustle of the cruise ships, while a block away, Bay Street with palms bordering the street is busy with commercial activity. Shops via for tourist dollars with imported goods at duty-free prices, with Straw Market vendors straining for the same...

Dinner Is Served, Part 3

There are still more places to dine in Nassau not yet listed. If you have not found a place you would like to try yet, don’t give up there is more to come. Eclectic Cuisine Crocodiles Waterfront Bar & Grill: This is an informal outdoor grill, with deck table, which are shaded by palms and...

Local Attractions Outside Nassau

Until 1962, Paradise Island was virtually undeveloped and known as “Hog” Island. A&P heir Huntington Hartford changed the name when he built the island’s first resort complex. Several others have been built since that time along with million-dollar homes, but you are still able to...

History Of Nassau

For many centuries the harbors of Nassau were protected from sight because they were hidden among a tangle of islands poised between the Atlantic and Caribbean. Their harbors were the refuge for the religious rebels, ship wreckers, pirates, freed slaves, blockade-runners, and rum smugglers. The Bahamian...