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Barbados

The Most Desirable Neighborhoods for Expats Living in Barbados

Thursday June 06, 2013 (00:46:55)

The warm, breezy and picturesque isle of Barbados is well established as one of the major tourist destinations in the Caribbean (coming in at #4 in U.S. News and World Report's current rankings). It is politically untroubled - ranking only behind spotless Canada in Transparency International's trusted index on corruption - and offers a very high degree of personal freedom (with very minor exceptions like the ban on civilian wear of military fatigues, which are reserved for the Barbados Defence Force).

The administrative divisions of Barbados are known as parishes, of which there are eleven in all. Many visitors, residents and travelers, however, ignore this method of carving up the island and prefer a more simplified division: in this scenario, the island is broken up into Northwest, Southeast, Bathsheba, Bridgetown, and Central Barbados. Whatever one chooses to call them, most of these divisions feature pockets of high luxury typified by panoramic scenery.   more ...