By Ronda Racha Penrice
From Uptown Magazine:
Rihanna didn’t put Barbados on the map. Nor did Tiger Woods. The Caribbean nation is consistently selected as the top travel choice over its neighboring island paradises by some of the world’s most discriminating travel bibles, jet-setters and celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey and Mariah Carey.
Rumor has it that Barbados’ Platinum Coast is dotted with homes belonging to more than a dozen billionaires. Not so hush is the legendary luxury resort Sandy Lane, where Woods and Elin Nordegren wed in 2004.
Barbados is roughly two and a half times the size of Washington, D.C. Part of the Lesser Antilles, the Caribbean’s easternmost island is also the least prone to hurricanes.
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