All posts by Caroline Taylor

writer & editor • actor, singer, producer & director • egalitarian • animal & nature lover • island girl • water baby • perennial discoverer

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Nine Hollywood actors of Trinidad & Tobago heritage

There are several actors working in Hollywood with roots in Trinidad and Tobago. Some were born here and migrated as children or young adults. Some are children of Trinbagonian parents. Here are just a few that you may recognise (listed in alphabetical order). Tatyana Ali Born in the US to a Trinidadian father and Panamanian

Exodus at Panorama. Photo courtesy TDC

Discover Trinidad & Tobago 2016: the special 25th anniversary edition!

Our silver annivarsary — 25 years of discovering Trinidad & Tobago! This year, we at Discover mark 25 years (and 27 editions) of writing about the islands we love. As you discover these islands, we’re sure you’ll understand why. For our special anniversary edition, we have two vibrant covers — flip it one way, you’re

Caroni Swamp. Photo by Chris Anderson

Hiking, turtles and birds: our top three Trinidad eco escapes and adventures

Hiking, turtle-watching, bird-watching, oh my! Hiking For beginners: Edith Falls (Chaguaramas, north-western peninsula): a 30-40 minute hike to a 76m/250ft waterfall Maracas Falls (Maracas/St Joseph Valley): 30-45 minute trek to Trinidad’s tallest waterfall (91m/299ft) Rio Seco Falls (Salybia, northeast coast): a 45-60 minute hike. The falls include a lovely natural swimming pool. Part of the

Lorraine Toussaint on "Orange is the New Black". Courtesy Netflix

Lorraine Toussaint: Living with purpose

Q&A with Trinidad-born actress Lorraine Toussaint Caroline Taylor caught up with Lorraine Toussaint a few years ago — in early 2008 — on the way back from dropping her daughter to school, at a time when Hollywood was at a virtual standstill during the months’ long 2007–2008 writers’ strike. During her commute back home, they

Discover Trinidad & Tobago covers 2012-14

Our 2014 issue of Discover Trinidad & Tobago

Want to check out our print issue for free online? You can enjoy it as a free flip-book right here, or order your copy to get your hands on a print edition, wherever you are in the world! Enlarge this document in a new window Publisher Software from YUDU  

Regent Star Hotel, Trinidad

Five new hotel and resort developments coming to Trinidad & Tobago

Visitors to Trinidad and Tobago in the coming months can stay in style as the destination adds new product to its available room stock with five hotel and resort developments.

Healing and Being With Horses (Tobago)

Healing & Being with Horses in Tobago

Healing with Horses, created in 2010, is a weekly programe that brings differently-abled Tobagonian children six to 12 years old together with horses. The same team is responsible for Being with Horses. Learn how their horses have won the hearts of locals and visitors alike.

A critically endangered leatherback turtle hatchling takes a breath as it swims out to to sea at Mt Irvine/Back Bay. Photographer: Giancarlo Lalsingh/SOS Tobago

SOS: Saving Tobago’s Sea Turtles

An interview with members of SOS Tobago to understand the impact SOS is having on Tobago’s fragile sea turtle population

The twins. Courtesy Karen & Kathy Norman/K2K

K2K Carnival’s Karen & Kathy Norman

The story behind their designs; the journey to making the band; Trinidad’s vs Brazil’s Carnival; and re-claiming Trinidad’s mas

Heather Headley of Trinidad & Tobago

Heather Headley: One of Trinidad’s Brightest Stars

Caroline Taylor interviews the Grammy and Tony award-winning actress, singer and songwriter Heather Headley