Blog Archive April 2013

 
Peppercorn Ceremony (Update: April 30, 2013) 
The annual peppercorn ceremony was held at Kings Square (St George) with full fanfare. Hundreds came to watch the pomp and pageantry despite cloudy weather. This was the day when the Old State House was handed over to the Freemasons for a rent of one peppercorn. As per the centuries old tradition, the Governor accepts the peppercorn on this annual event which is accompanied by band and troops of Bermuda Regiment and parade by the Freemasons. Read on for full story and this year's updates... 
Harbor Nights (Update: April 27, 2013) 
Vendors and public in the island are gearing up for this years grand celebrations of Harbor Nights in Hamilton which takes place on every Wednesday evening between May and August. This year apart from Front Street, stalls are set up in Reid Street and Queen Street as well. Read on to know about Harbor Nights and the celebrations...
Kings Wharf Attractions (Update: April 23, 2013) 
Will your cruise ships be docking at the Kings Wharf in Dockyard? Then you are in for a great treat with numerous attractions that are lined up at the dockyard complex. You can of course visit the dockyard from any other point in the island. Read on... 
Bermuda Annual Exhibition (Update: April 20, 2013) 
Known earlier as the AG Show, this is a something like a great country fare which is held in the Botanical Garden. Over the years the exhibition has evolved and along with many agricultural exhibits, it now includes craft work, goat race, chicken and horses show etc. This year it was again held in April over 3 days. Read on for full updates...
Jobs in Bermuda (Update: April 18, 2013) 
Job market in Bermuda is showing a disturbing trend. a recent report shows that number of jobs are declining year after year. Sectors like Construction, Retail Trade are worst affected. Read on to get full updates... 
NCL Norwegian Breakaway (New: April 16, 2013) 
This grand new cruise ship is about to make its maiden voyage to Bermuda in May this year. Capable of carrying over 4,000 passengers this will be the largest ship ever visiting the island. It's like a resort on the sea. Read on for my full review of the ship... 
How to see turtles in Bermuda (New: April 15, 2013) 
We all know that there are many green turtles that can be seen in Bermuda waters. But seeing them in their natural habitats is a different experience rather than in the aquariums. Read on to know the best ways to see turtles in Bermuda...
Living in Bermuda (Update: April 13, 2013) 
Are you planning to relocate to Bermuda either by taking up a job in the island or with your spouse? There are lots of things to take care of and lots of planning to be done to make a smooth transition. Read on for my full reviews and recent updates... 
Bermuda Memories (Update: April 10, 2013) 
Readers and visitors of Bermuda are writing about their fond memories of the island. Many of them spent their childhood and others worked in Bermuda.
Bus Ferry Passes &áTickets (Update: April 6, 2013) 
Bus and Ferry fares in the island have finally increased and will actually hit the pockets of the tourists more than the islanders. The fares for monthly and quarterly passes have remained the same thus grossly saving the islanders. This is the first increase since 2004 and has been long due. Read on to know about the changes... 
Bermuda International Film Festival (Update: April 3, 2013) 
It's time again for the grand film festival in Bermuda. BIFF is the qualifying body for the short Film Academy Awards. Like previous years, this year too there have been many short films and documentaries lined up. Read on for schedule &áupdates...
 
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