All posts by Caroline Taylor

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

Caribbean Airlines Invaders Steel Orchestra perform at Pan, Parang and Pork.

The Making of a Steel Pan

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 right in and around Port of Spain during the second world war.

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

A masquerader with Brian MacFarlane revels in the Carnival experience. Photographer: Andrea de Silva

Trinidad Carnival in a Nutshell

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