Barbados Bummer


Talk about a downer. Imagine heading out for ten fun days in the sun and instead you find yourself locked in a basement without food or water. That’s what apparently happened to a pair of American tourists from Chicago whose trip to Barbados didn’t go quite as nicely as they’d planned.

Jonathan Foley and his wife, Tara Gruber, thought they’d be good to go on their trip to Barbados, and booked via They said they did the research and learned that you don’t need passports to go to Barbados. Apparently that is not the case. You see, Barbados changed that law last year. So they got there and were dumped in a basement of an old house while they waited for thing to get sorted out.