Lover's Bay is a hidden gem accessible only by boat. Photo by Nyla Singh

Our 5 (well, more than 5) favourite Tobago beaches

OK, no matter what else you may have come to Tobago to explore, enjoying its truly stunning beaches is bound to feature high up on your list of things to do! So here are our top five for 2017 — plus many of our other favourites. One quick tip: the further north you go, the quieter the beaches tend to be. And, of course, if you want the low-down on all Tobago’s beaches, make sure to check out the rest of our Beaches section!

Blue Basin Gorge. Photo by Chris Anderson

For eco lovers: what to see and experience in Trinidad for 2017

Nowhere else in the Caribbean is like Trinidad. That’s not hyperbole — the island’s unique environment combines a South American continental legacy with Caribbean island features. (Click here for an in depth look at Trinidad’s natural history.) Tropical rainforest cloaks the north, central, and southern mountain ranges, from which waterfalls and rivers cascade. There are

Courtesy Tobago Estate Chocolate.

The Tobago shopper’s companion

Shopping for essentials? Gourmet goods? Distinctly local souvenirs? Whatever you’re looking for, we’ll point you toward what to get, and where to get it

Tracey Davidson-Celestine, Tobago House of Assembly director of Tourism and Transportation answers questions posed by international media. Photo courtesy the TDC

Trinidad & Tobago makes inroads at World Travel Market 2016

The annual World Travel Market (WTM) ran earlier this week in London, from 7th to 9th November, and early reports from the Trinidad & Tobago contingent — comprising senior officials from the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad & Tobago (TDC) and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) — indicate a successful showing. The theme for


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

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

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

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