Category Archives: Travel Guide & Tips

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Anthony Needs No Reservations

I’ve been a fan of travel shows from since I was about 10 years old (won’t tell you my age) when I got my first globe as a Christmas present.  My television is always on Travel Channel, Discovery or National Geographic.  Through beautiful images, descriptions and narrations I find myself transported to some distant and exotic places and my travel bucket list is never-ending.  The adventures and musings of the hosts gives me inspiration and I find myself transported to …
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Sprucing Up.

You know summer has ended when your Facebook and Instagram newsfeed is filled with first day and back to school pics.   And oh what a summer we had here at Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant, with an explosive carnival season, T20 cricket and beautiful weddings.  Thank you for choosing to celebrate your milestones and spending your summer with us… it was a pleasure having you all. As we prepare for the winter season and with a few soft …
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Friday I’m In Love…

It is 4:59pm Thursday afternoon and the excitement and anticipation is already building…tomorrow is Friday!  You awake on Friday morning and for the first time all week spritely jump out of bed.  Whilst having your morning coffee you’re browsing through your Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest timeline which is filled with “TGIFs, I Love Fridays, Cheers to the Weekend” status updates, quotes and pictures. You’ve also post your own “I LOVE FRIDAY” quote tagging your besties and weekend pals.   It …
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Travelling Solo? Stay At Trade Winds Hotel!

The number one…to many it may be the loneliest number especially when it comes to travelling.  But of late the number of persons travelling solo has been increasing.  For many, travelling solo is the ultimate liberating experience affording you flexibility where your time is truly your OWN. Despite being tagged as one of the Caribbean’s most romantic destination, Antigua is also perfect for the solo traveller.   Whether you are looking for an exotic and intimate setting to hide yourself away …
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Getting to Antigua.

We began the new year revising your new year’s resolution list and we added “Visit Antigua” and “stay at Trade Winds Hotel” at the top of the list…and you haven’t been able to think about anything else but that.  However, we forgot the most important piece of information and that is how to get here. Now click your heels together three times and say “there’s no place like Antigua, there’s no place like Antigua”…sorry we didn’t mean to tease we …
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Make Trade Winds Hotel Your 2013 Travel Resolution.

Happy New Year…2013 is here and like most people your New Year resolutions list probably looks like this —>> OH WAIT!  Something is missing go back to the top of that list and add “travel more” even better “Visit Antigua” and of course we recommend that you stay with us at the Trade Winds Hotel, we have a 2 for 1 special so that extra saving can be used to enjoy some of the local attractions and events. There’s a …
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Antigua & Barbuda Through Historical Lens.

The British National Archives (BNS) recently unveiled over 180 images of Antigua & Barbuda dating back to 19th century with some spanning more than 100 years.  This collection of images began in 1869 by a request from the Secretary of State for the Colonies.  The request required that the Governors take photographs of noteworthy buildings, scenery, individuals and events that could be deemed as historical at that time.  The collection of images are unique as each governor interpreted this task …
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