Everything you should know
before Traveling to BAHAMAS

18 February 2022
Capital: Nassau
Currency: Bahamian Dollar
Official Language: English
Dial Code: +1 242
Emergency Number: 911, 919
GDP: 12.61 billion USD (2018)
Population: 385,637 (2018)
Time Zone: UTC-4 Eastern Daylight Time
TheSassyBlogger Flag: The blue stripes of the two aquamarines symbolize the Caribbean Sea, and the black color represents the strength, power, and strength of a united nation. Also, the black equilateral triangle towards the body of the flag shows the effort and determination of the Bahamian people to develop and have rich land and sea resources.

BAHAMAS is Known for:

1. Scuba diving and Snorkeling
The Bahamas is a top choice for travelers with diving inspirations, desirous of witnessing underwater life at its most spectacular. There are many diving spots for both snorkelers and scuba divers, including the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park and the many reefs that can be found in The Abacos.
2. Sport fishing & Bone fishing
The waters of The Bahamas are filled with marine life, which is sure to make your fishing expedition that much more exciting. For sport fishing, try The Biminis, which has a reputation for having the best sport fishing in the world.
3. Junkanoo Art
You can take a piece of this cultural carnival home with you by picking up junkanoo inspired jewelry, paintings, ornaments and more. In a way, this makes up for missing out on the parade, and is an opportunity to bring parts of the festival home with you!

Best Food that you should taste once:
1. Conch Fritters
Conch fritters are a seafood dish popular in and around the Caribbean islands, particularly around the Bahamas. A large sea snail, the meat of the sea conch is sweet and palatable. It is quite tough and difficult to remove from the animal’s shell, however.The pink sea snail is native to the Caribbean and is a culinary staple throughout Nassau and the outer islands.
2. Rum Cake
A rum cake is a type of dessert cake which contains rum. Traditionally, dried fruit is soaked in rum for months and then added to dough prepared with sugar which has been caramelized by boiling in water. The result, also known as "black cake", is similar to a fruitcake, with a lighter texture.
3. Guava Duff
Duff is a Bahamian cuisine dessert dish made with fruit (especially guava) in a dough. Fruit is folded into the dough and boiled, then served with a sauce. Ingredients include fruit, butter, sugar, eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, flour, rum, pepper, and baking powder.

Best Places to visit:
1. Nassau
Nassau is the largest city, the capital city and also the commercial centre of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Nassau is commonly defined as a primate city, dwarfing all other towns in the country. It is the centre of commerce, education, law, administration, and media of the country.
2. Dunmore Town
Dunmore Town is a town in the Bahamas. It is the only town at Harbour Island, which is located just east from North Eleuthera .
3. Freeport
It’s the most northern city in The Bahamas, and the second largest in population after Nassau. Freeport may not offer as many tourist attractions as Nassau, but there are many activities and places to see if you are willing to explore.
4. George Town
George Town is a town in the Bahamas, located on the island of Great Exuma in the Exuma district of the Bahamas.The Government Building is a popular tourist attraction inspired by the architecture of the Government House in Nassau. The deep water of Elizabeth Harbour is a popular spot for sea-faring travelers.
5. Cockburn Town
Cockburn Town is a town in the Bahamas, located on San Salvador Island. In the town there is an airport, museum, administrator's office, post office, clinic, telecommunication station, and electricity generators. Cockburn Town is named after Francis Cockburn, Royal Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bahamas from 1837 to 1844.

Best Season to visit
Mid-December – Mid-April- The islands of the Bahamas are their liveliest during mid december to mid april. As lots of festivals, regattas and other events are been organize every year.

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