Grand Kadooment in Barbados: A Carnival you won’t want to miss

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If you are heading to Barbados in 2018 or even planning an exciting trip to the Caribbean hotspot, the Grand Kadooment  is an event not to be missed over the summer. Part of the colourful Crop Over Festival, the final part of the carnival is not to be missed if you are heading to the […]


Best Caribbean Destinations for Weddings

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If you’ve always dreamed of getting married on a beach or abroad, the Caribbean offers an idyllic setting for an unforgettable beach wedding. Home to many beautiful islands, couples looking to tie the knot will be spoilt for choice in the Caribbean. To make life a little bit easier, our travel experts have shortlisted 7 […]


5 must see places with kids before they grow up!

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Family holiday’s when you’re young are truly magical, and there are some breathtaking places in the world that you just know would excite the kids. Of course, you’ll want to go to the best places and destinations that you know your children will love as much as you do. We’ve searched the planet and our […]


Swimming with Wild Stingrays in Antigua – An Experience for the Whole Family

It’s probably already made clear over on Holiday Genie’s Facebook page that we love everything and anything to do with the Caribbean. What we love even more is advising people the amount you can do other than relaxing on a beach and enjoying the glorious sunshine. Take your Antigua trip to the next level and […]


6 of the most authentic experiences in Barbados

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Whilst Barbados holds a heavy British influence, there are some excellent ways to do things in Barbados… the Bajan way. Nothing says experiencing the Caribbean island more than enjoying some authentic experiences that the locals also love to get involved with. Even if you’re not a beach bum, this island truly is perfect for every […]


A day discovering Barbados’ rum! Where, when and how to taste it Barbados style

The best and only way to discover Barbados properly is to try their delicious rum. We warn you, one sip and you’ll be hooked on the stuff! There’s something about rum in Barbados that is incredibly different from around the world, perhaps it’s how localised the spirit is and that Barbados really is the birthplace […]


5 Value for Money Hotels and Resorts in Cuba that won’t hurt your pocket

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Cuba is a stunning destination and like any long-haul destination, we are all trying to save money wherever possible. There are some excellent cheap resorts in Cuba that don’t compromise quality and offer great value for money, making them perfect for a bargain holiday to Cuba. Holiday Genie has come up with some recommendations of […]