All posts by Shelly-Ann Inniss

Shelly is a Barbadian adventure seeker at heart, and often galavants off the beaten path. She's on a self-mission to explore as much of Trinidad & Tobago as she can!

The Temple in the Sea at Waterloo at sunset. Photo by Nyla Singh

Things to do this August

The July/August vacation (or, as some say here in T&T, “summer”) is usually met with trips abroad, camps, tours, and many activities for the entire family. Here are some suggestions to keep the fun going this August, especially if you’re on a tight budget. Take a road trip to… The Waterfalls (easy) Maracas Waterfall (Maracas

Dance and film meet at the COCO Dance Festival 2016

Cutting edge are words synonymous with choreography by the local, regional, and international dancers of the Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective, otherwise called COCO. Their thought-provoking and entertaining showcases have been known to leave participants and the audience of the COCO Dance Festival inspired and wanting more. In its eighth year, the festival has announced an exciting addition to its events lineup. This

Vintage Calypso on Nelson Island

In honour of Calypso History Month, traditional calypso will reverberate at the second annual Vintage Calypso event, which will be hosted by the National Trust of Trinidad & Tobago on Saturday 22 October 2016. Some of our local calypso greats including Lord Superior, Brother Valentino, Brother Mudada, Twiggy, and Abebele will be performing their popular lyrical compositions. Over the

Congratulations to the trinidad+tobago film festival 2016 awardees

The 2016 edition of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) was filled with inspiring, touching, entertaining, and stunning films, which showcased local, regional, and international talent. With sold out tickets and continuing demand for additional screenings, this year’s local features were  strongly supported by film goers. Two popular and highly praised local fearure films — Play the Devil and

Trinidad Ultimate Ninja Warrior 2016

It’s time! The Ultimate Ninja Warrior championship gets underway Saturday 24th September, 2016 and climaxes on Sunday 25th at the Battle Drome in Nelson Mandela Park (St Clair). Over 200 challengers are registered to take part in the prelims, but only 40 will make it to the finals on Sunday. “The course is not as

trinidad+tobago film festival 2016 

The 2016 trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is gearing up to showcase a plethora of films from across the globe, including four narrative features produced by local T&T filmmakers. From the 20th to the 27th of September 2016, MovieTowne cinemas and venues across Trinidad and Tobago will be abuzz with its exciting lineup. Each year, the festival celebrates films from and

Trinidad & Tobago’s Strongest Man

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s official. The Strongest Man in Trinidad & Tobago is 28-year old Vishall Singh. The champ was recently crowned at the first ever Trinidad & Tobago Strongest Man & Health and Strength Expo, which was held at the Lions Civic Centre last Saturday. From 10am to 6pm, 13 strong-willed men attempted to