Tag Archive | Bahamas

Nassau’s Coming Attractions

Nassau’s Coming Attractions

The Minister of Tourism and Aviation getting a look at the model of the planned development. Photo Credit: Kemuel Stubbs A lot construction will be happening near downtown Nassau as a $250 million project begins to take shape.  The unveiling of the project with the Bahamas’ Minister of Tourism and Aviation showed a large hotel […]

Uncle Willie, Tour Guide

Uncle Willie, Tour Guide

You never know what you’re going to get when you step into a cab, especially when you’re in a place you’ve never been before. We’ve had positive and negative experiences in this department. We’ve had a cabbie in Mexico turn a 40-minute trip into a 90-minute trip after getting lost. I had a cab driver […]

Our First Dive

Our First Dive

I hate keeping secrets from my wife.  But I’ve become very good at it. So when my mind was made up to surprise Amanda with a diving trip in the Bahamas, it was just a matter of saving the right amount of money so she didn’t notice a $300 check being cleared and avoiding making […]

Bahamian Escape: The Planning Stage

Bahamian Escape: The Planning Stage

A few days ago we decided to have a fun-in-the-sun trip in September since we didn’t head south in February.  We wanted to keep the budget small and go somewhere we could get to fast, even from Pittsburgh.  I tried my best to find something around our old haunts of the USVI and BVI, but getting […]