All posts by Caroline Taylor

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

Kaizan Sushi. Photo courtesy Kaizan Sushi

Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2016

Delicious deals at 40 restaurants in both Trinidad and Tobago, 16-25 September 2016 Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week returns for its third edition this 16–25 September. This is among the most anticipated events on the islands’ culinary calendar. Whether it’s for a business lunch, romantic dinner, casual meal with friends or family, birthday celebration, or

Courtesy the Tobago Sea to Sea Marathon

Introducing: the Tobago Sea to Sea Marathon

The inaugural Tobago Sea to Sea Marathon Next month, on 21st and 22nd May 2016, the inaugural Tobago International Sea to Sea Marathon — with a race course certified by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Association of International Marathons (AIMS) — will make its debut. Hosted by Sea to Sea Events Ltd,

Lopinot estate and historical complex in Trinidad. Photo: William Barrow

Did you know? 25+ cool facts about Trinidad & Tobago

There are many people and things that have landed Trinidad and Tobago in the history books…or which are just plain cool! Here are just some. And if you know more that you think should be here, feel free to give us a shout! We always love to hear from our readers. Banwari Man The oldest

Winston Duke in Person of Interest

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