Déjà brew: Revisiting our favourite coffee posts for International Coffee Day

Established by the London-based International Coffee Organization, Sunday 1 October is the third International Coffee Day with plenty of caffeine-fuelled events taking place in coffee-obsessed cities across the world. For Virgin Atlantic’s global destinations, we’re lucky enough to have our own cabin crew coffee connoisseur … Continue reading
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Where to go cycling in the Caribbean

From gentle family cycling trips, pedal-pounding biking tours and fun-filled cycling excursions to thrilling mountain bike adventures through bird-filled rainforests, there are plenty of scenic places to go cycling in the Caribbean. Many of the best beaches in the Caribbean can by reached by bike © … Continue reading
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The beautiful beaches of Barbados

Though only slighter larger than the Isle of Wight, pear-shaped Barbados offers plenty of choice for beach lovers. With 97 km of coastline, the beaches of Barbados range from peaceful soft-sand coves and intimate palm-fringed stretches to dramatic rugged coastlines strewn with giant rocks and … Continue reading
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On business in Barbados

Business travel doesn’t have to be all collar-and-tie meetings and stuffy boardroom presentations. When travelling to Barbados for work, there are plenty of opportunities for quality downtime in, or around, perfect stretches of palm-trimmed sand. With a history that’s synonymous with “the finer side of life”, the … Continue reading
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UNESCO treasures of the Caribbean

With its jaw-dropping natural wonders, fascinating cultural heritage, and stunning archaeological and architectural sites, the treasures of the Caribbean are many and varied. Take a look at our guide to UNESCO in the Caribbean for the must-see locations. Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua © Antigua Tourist … Continue reading
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The Barmy Army Guide to Cricket in the Caribbean

Cricket fans will be bowled over by the warm welcome awaiting them in the West Indies, where a trio of wave-lapped, sunshine isles – Barbados, Grenada and Antigua – offer fast-paced cricket in the Caribbean. With the coveted Winners Cup awarded after a month of … Continue reading
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