Barbados is an independent British Commonwealth, located in the eastern Caribbean. The island has a population of over 285,000, the capital of which is Bridgetown. The island is a luxurious paradise for vacationers and wedding planners alike. The native tongue of the island is Bajan, which stems from the British/African combination that comprises the islands humble beginnings. The island's cuisine is also very unique as so are the people of the beautiful island.