The Bahamas are a truly beautiful chain of islands. When many people think about the Bahamas, they think of the capital, Nassau, which is located on the island of New Providence. However, the chain consists of more than 700 islands and cays.
The Bahamas are the site of Christopher Columbus first landfall in the New World in 1492. They were later colonized by the British in 1718 when the Brits started going after the pirates that plagued the Caribbean and Southern Atlantic. The island has many museums, monuments, and sites dedicated to their fascinating history.
Oh, and they have beaches there too, apparently. ;) The Bahamas are home to so absolutely stunning beaches. The sugary white beaches are surrounded by vibrant turquoise water making Bahamian beaches some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
The Bahamas are a great first destination for new travelers. It is easy to navigate and the locals speak English. If you ever have the opportunity to travel to The Bahamas, make sure you take advantage of all of the wonderful things these incredible islands have to offer.