Tired of being alerted to all that was negative in Guyana on the worldwide web, a couple decided to fight the bad with the good and created a space specifically designed to showcase all that was positive in the Land of Many Waters, giving birth to the Visit Guyana Facebook page.
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… – “My Favourite Things” (1959) by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein – The Sound of Music Not everyone will agree with legendary musicians Rodgers and Hammerstein about their favourite things.
Waking up at 4 am to get to remote locations before sunrise might not be your idea of fun, but for local wildlife photographer, Kester Clarke, it’s a great way to spend his weekends.
We eat every day, but for some of us, preparing and tasting the same food every week, month and year can get boring.
If you asked an international group of enthusiasts what was the greatest boxing match of all time, there would be no consensus.
For this edition of Lifestyle, in keeping with the celebrations of 50 years of independence—Guyana’s Golden Jubilee—our theme is ‘Golden’.
The independent state of Guyana was forged in the crucible of contention.
The rich diversity of Guyana’s cuisine means that we can eat something different every day for weeks on end – sampling from our history mixing and matching from our diverse heritage.
Few things seem capable of evoking such strong emotions in Guyanese as the West Indies cricket team.
In May 1966 Guyana untangled itself from colonial rule with celebrations throughout the country.
Every year, hundreds of Guyanese living in the Diaspora begin packing barrels and boxes to post ‘home’, some as early as June/July.
Christmas time is here. Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, it is difficult, if not impossible, to be immune to the sights and the sounds.
No matter where we may roam, being home for the holidays is special.
Adding little twists to all-time favourites helps to make the holidays special.
Potato Stacks are thin slices of potatoes, stacked one on top of the other and baked.
This is another recipe about adding a little twist to what is deemed traditional.
Photos by Jannelle Williams Diwali – the Festival of Lights is celebrated by Hindus across the globe primarily with rows of lights that illuminate the world on what is considered to be the darkest night of the year.
By Jannelle Williams Much like a baton in a relay race, cultural traditions are passed from generation to generation.
As we approach August 1 and the celebration of 177 years of the emancipation of slavery, this issue of Lifestyle has ‘freedom’ as its underlying theme.