All posts by Caroline Taylor

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

A firebreathing jab jab in Trinidad Carnival. Photo: Lyden Thomas

Trinidad Carnival in a nutshell

Love it or hate it, it is a uniquely Trinidadian experience you are unlikely ever to forget

A rainbow where the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean meet at Galera Point. Photographer: Caroline Taylor

Top 10 Things to Do & See in Trinidad

Our top 10 picks of what to do and see in Trinidad

Exodus at Panorama. Photo courtesy TDC

The making of a steelpan

The steel pan (it’s really a bit of a faux pas to call it a steel drum!) is one of Trinidad’s proudest exports. It distinguishes itself by being the only acoustic, non-electric instrument invented in the 20th century, and one incubated in Laventille, Port of Spain, during the Second World War