From high mountain peaks to shimmering reefs, spicy salsa rhythms to deep rolling reggae, pirate hideouts to sugar-sand beaches, the Caribbean is dizzyingly diverse. (Lonely Planet)
The land of the flying fish and sandy white beaches and the home of rum. A Bajan holiday involves rum cocktails, relaxation, leisure and snorkelling with turtles. Barbados is the birthplace of Rihanna. Chattels are small moveable wooden houses which are closely tied to the island's heritage. In olden days when these houses were purchased they could be moved from one property to another hence they were constructed on blocks which made them easier to move. The best mode of transport is via the local reggae buses!