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Island Living Bahamas

Looking to explore one of the Islands of the Bahamas, check out the island of Eleuthera, Bahamas located just 73 miles east of Nassau its a short 15 minutes by plane or and hour and 1/2 by boat.  

First Stop:  Taking a trip on the wild side with these not so wild turtles.  Take a bit of squid with you and they will be eating out the of the palm of your hand. 

 Second Stop:  A sand bar in the middle of nowhere... enjoy walking for miles along this shallow sand bar, find a few shells to take home with you and even spot a nurse shark along the waters edge.

Final Stop for the day: Sapphire Blue Hole, take a jump off the edge of a cliff in the middle of this refreshing blue hole, just make sure you can climb back up.

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Apple Pie Crumble

 

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C.

2. Peel apples, then cut into 1.5cm/3/5'' cubes.

3. Place apple in a bowl. Sprinkle with flour, sugar and cinnamon, then pour lemon juice over. Toss then spread out evenly in a 1.5 liter/1.5 quart baking dish.

4. Place topping ingredients in bowl. Mix until clumps form like sand. Spread over the apples, crumbling with your fingers while doing so if necessary.

5. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Remove, cover loosely with foil to keep warm and let stand for 10 minutes before serving (allows the filling to come together).

6. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream!

Serves about 8

 

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Who doesn't love a great bowl of soup! This tried and true recipe is a great vegan option as well as a great dinner appetizer for sweet and flavorful start to a light dinner fare.

 

 

Instructions:

1. Place the diced onion into a large saucepan with light coconut oil over medium heat for ten minutes. This allows the onion to sauté without sticking to the pan. Be sure to stir a few times.

2. Add the garlic, ginger, rosemary, nutmeg and cinnamon and cook for 1 minute.

3. Add the sweet potatoes, vegetable stock or broth and lime/lemon zest and juice to the pot and bring the pot to a boil over high heat.

4. Reduce the heat to medium and cook, covered, for about 25-30 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender.

5. Puree the

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Villa Nova is the newest premier gated community in Nassau targeting a local market of young families and professionals.  This exciting property offers studio, one, two and three bedroom accommodations.

  

Community Features Include:

  • Contemporary design                                                         
  • Walking distance to beaches
  • Gated community with state of the art security
  • Pool and fitness centre
  • Smart house technologies 
  • Lush tropical landscaping
  • Back up/Stand by power

 

 

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With raw conch being shelved as a delicacy for a short time, as The Ministry Of Agriculture investigates related issues, we thought to share another similar recipe that's a great go to for something quick light and filling!

Feel free to share and to add your own spin!

 

 

 

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The Government of The Bahamas announced that effective Saturday, May 1st, 2021, fully vaccinated persons travelling to the Bahamas are exempt from Covid-19 test requirements.

When travelling to the Bahamas you will still be required to complete the Travel Health Visa located at travel.gov.bs

According to the CDC, persons are considered fully vaccinated two(2) weeks after receiving the 2nd dose of the vaccine.  In the case of the one (1) dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine, persons are considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks prior to receiving this vaccine.

Travelers are still required to take a negative antigen test for re-entry to the United States, three (3) days prior to their return.  Testing sites can be found

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We're blessed to be surrounded by over 700 islands and cays that are rich with history, culture and native fruits. One particular island stands out as we dive into some of our favorite recipes from around the web and that's Eleuthera. 

Originally called Cigateo, it's name was change following European settlement on the island. It's current name is derived from the Greek word eleutheros, meaning "free". Eleuthera experienced great agricultural prosperity from 1950-1980; a major export was pineapples which were sent to the island of Hawaii during this period. 

Now a popular vacation island in the Bahamas, famous now for its pink sand beaches, it serves as the inspiration for our favorite summer tropical drinks.

If you can't make it to Gregory

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Local Realtors are welcoming an exciting new development on Paradise Island that will add to the island's world famous reputation as one of the most coveted locations in the world.

Ground was broken last month on the Sterling Hurricane Hole Community Resort and Marina in a special ceremony attended by the country's top real estate representatives, business leaders and senior government officials. 

"Sterling Hurricane Hole will enhance Paradise Island's international reputation as a premier destination, " Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said at the ground breaking ceremony.

Sterling Hurricane Hole, a major redevelopment of the existing 13 acre Hurricane Hole Marina, is the brainchild of Mr. David Kosoy, the chairman of

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The Bahamas is known for its sun, sand and sea, but a day at the beach isn't the only way to enjoy the country's stunning natural beauty.

New Providence's six national parks is a great way to discover the island's indigenous flora and fauna.

At the southwest end of the island visit the Primeval Forest National Park, which is home to an old-growth forest with limestone caverns, sinkholes and early evergreen tropical hardwood trees as well as a variety of native flora and fauna, birds and butterflies.

Also in the southwest is Bonefish Pond, consisting of 1,800 acres of coastal wetlands. Use the boardwalks to explore the marine nursery for resident fish and birds. 

At the 250-acre Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park in south-central New

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