All posts by Discover Trinidad & Tobago

A team of of writers discovering Trinidad & Tobago for 26 years and counting!

Eel in the coral at Pirates Bay, Tobago. Photo: Colin Davis

Derek Chung Talks Diving in Tobago

Derek Chung has over 20 years’ diving experience and shares some of the key facts about the Tobago diving scene

Mountain biking is a growing sport in Tobago. Photographer: Skene Howie

Sean De Freitas Talks Tobago Mountain Biking

Sean De Freitas started mountain biking as a hobby and enjoyed it so much that he started his own company. We chatted with him about his hobby

Galdys Knight performs at the Tobago Jazz Experience. Photo courtesy the Trinidad & Tobago Business Guide

John Arnold on Tobago’s Arts, Culture & Festivals

John Arnold of the THA’s Department of Tourism spoke to Discover Trinidad & Tobago, and invites visitors to discover the cultural diversity of Tobago

Trinidad Rapso Band 3canal

Rapso Band 3canal Talks Trinidad Music

Where is Trinidad’s music going? Discover asked popular rapso band 3canal for their opinion. The band’s Wendell Manwarren, Roger Roberts and Stanton Kewley give their views.

Queen's Hall, St. Ann's, Trinidad

Touring Trinidad: the Port of Spain Suburbs

Port of Spain’s residential communities fan out to the valleys and hills around the western Northern Range: Belmont & Laventille, Woodbrook, Newtown & St. James, St. Clair, Maraval, St. Ann’s & Cascade.

Water lillies at Tobago Plantations. Photo by Chris Anderson

Tobago’s Natural History

Tobago was once joined to the South American mainland, and has inherited a continental legacy of plants, birds, insects, mammals and topography. Its small size, 21 miles long and seven miles wide, offers easy access to tropical rain forests, idyllic white sand beaches, waterfalls and lagoons.

Tufted Coquette Hummingbird. Courtesy Theo Ferguson of Yerette

Trinidad’s Natural History

Mountains covered with tropical rain forest; mangrove swamps and savannahs; rivers, waterfalls and jungle-green seashores — these are just part of our unique Caribbean/South American legacy. We may be separated by just a few miles of sea, but not long ago — a few seconds of geological time — we were part of the mainland.

Enjoying one of the many Carnival fetes in Trinidad. Photo: Aaron Richards

The Trinidad Carnival Season

The ritual of Carnival involves more than buying a costume and jumping in the streets for two days. Let us initiate you into the customs of Carnival