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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

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

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

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

Discover Trinidad & Tobago 2015 Cover

Discover Trinidad & Tobago 2015 Print Edition

A Note from the Editor Welcome to T&T, the New York of the Caribbean. Here lives the happiest man alive, Machel Montano. And it’s no idle boast by the soca superstar, whose mega-hit of the same name captures the glorious exuberance and insouciant rhythm of our people. The 1.3 million inhabitants of this larger-than-life, surround-sound,

Lasana Liburd at the Estadio Santiago Bernebeu in 2012.

Lasana Liburd on Trinidad & Tobago Sport

An Interview with Lasana Liburd of Wired868 Closing in on 20 years as a writer, Lasana Liburd was a sport and features writer for the Trinidad Express. His work has also appeared in World Soccer, Play The Game, and the UK Guardian. He is now the managing director of Wired868.com, a website that blends sport

Turure Falls at Cumaca in the Northern Range. Photographer: Edison Boodoosingh

Hiking in Trinidad: Four for Your Bucket List

Of all the out-doorsy things you can do in Trinidad, hiking is one of the best. Much like the country, hikes can accommodate almost everyone, from the gentle soul who’s looking for equally gentle terrain to the most intrepid, bring-it-on types.