My request to extend my visa in Barbados got rejected. The Barbadian Immigration Authority felt I didn’t have a good enough reason to extend my… Read More »Leaving Barbados; My Quest For Dual Citizenship Continues
You’ve made it to the rum paradise and like thousands of tourists you don’t want to leave. The next step for you is to extend… Read More »How to Apply for a Visa Extension in Barbados 2020 (Avoid these 3 Mistakes I Made)
In my previous post, I told you guys how I was given a 1 month visa upon arrival in Barbados instead of 6 months by… Read More »Week 3; Tourist Visa Extension Barbados 2020
On board a private operated bus heading to Bridgetown
Prior to my trip to Barbados, my plan was to stay for a long time, therefore I didn’t arrive in “tourist mode”, I came with a plan to live like the ordinary Bajan, keeping costs as low as possible so my money could go a long way. For starters, my Airbnb at St. Philip for the first two weeks cost US$30 a night (the cheapest I could find), I didn’t rent a car (which cost around US$75 a day during peak season without full insurance as I was told upon inquiry, insane!) and so I took the bus around town. I didn’t visit any “shmancy fancy” restaurants just yet or take the usual rum punch tours and sea adventures most tourists indulge in. Based on this, in this post, I will be writing about low-budget transportation around Barbados, how to get around like the average Barbadian without a car and on a budget.
For the first two weeks, I visited Bridgetown by taking the bus from St. Philip to B-Town and unlike in Israel where you have a small screen by the bus-stop showing you the arrival time of the bus which always comes on time, in Barbados you just get to the bus station and wait until a bus shows up and wait times could range from 5-50mins. Crazy!…Read More »Week 2; Low-Budget Transportation in Barbados