8 Things to do in Barbados // Brittany from Boston

8 Things to do in Barbados

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If the winter weather has you down, maybe you need a Caribbean vacation! And in honor of Rihanna recently winning the Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award for her work in her home country of Barbados, I think this may be just the vacation you need! When I visited Barbados last year, I was reminded again and […]

A Day in the Life of a Yacht Stewardess

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I need to dispel for you the myth that there’s something fabulous about working on a yacht. It’s absolutely fabulous to own a yacht, to charter a yacht, or to be a guest on a yacht. Those all entail tanning on the deck of a massive luxury yacht and relaxing under the golden Mediterranean sun […]

How To Get Your First Yachting Job // Brittany from Boston

How To Get Your First Yachting Job

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When I tell people I’m working on a yacht in the Mediterranean this summer, I see a flicker in their eyes as they imagine what a charmed life this must be. Nevermind that I have 8 square feet of personal space, I work 14-hour days including weekends, and I start each morning by scrubbing toilets. […]

Caribbean Comparison: Bahamas vs Barbados // Brittany from Boston

Caribbean Comparison: Bahamas vs Barbados

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With so many Caribbean islands and so little time, it can be difficult to choose which place is the right spot for your vacation. You probably won’t be able to see them all in your lifetime and if you pick the wrong one then you may feel you’ve wasted a week of vacation, your precious […]

Why You Should Visit Barbados // Brittany from Boston

Why You Should Visit Barbados

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As I lay peacefully on a lounge chair on the beach, white sand beneath me and blue skies dotted with clouds above, I realize I haven’t been this relaxed in a very long time. Barbados will do that to you, I see. The waves are small and nonthreatening as they gently crash up on the […]

Visit The Atlantis on a Budget // Brittany from Boston

Visit The Atlantis on a Budget

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When you visit The Bahamas, the best place to stay is at The Atlantis Resort (more on that here). But as with any vacation to a tropical island, staying at a resort can become pricey quickly. But, if you are a smart traveler and you plan ahead, you can stick to your budget and still have […]