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Lime and party in Trinidad like a local for 2017

Lime and party in Trinidad like a local for 2017

Want to lime, fete, and talk like a Trini? So what is “liming”, exactly? All it really means is passing time and enjoying yourself, with company, in whatever way you like. Trinis take this so seriously that they have made this into an art, and a science — so much so that the word even […]

Trinidad arts & culture: the lay of the land for 2017

Trinidad arts & culture: the lay of the land for 2017

This is a hugely creative society. In a nutshell, and in alphabetical order, here is a taste of the arts scene in Trinidad. This is merely an appetiser, so for much more, visit our Arts & Culture section. Fashion & jewellery Fashion: check out CLD, Ecliff Elie, Adrian Foster, House of Jaipur, Heather Jones, K2K, […]

Cuisine corner, Trinidad edition: our Trini food & dining guide for 2017

Cuisine corner, Trinidad edition: our Trini food & dining guide for 2017

Food & dining, Trini style Foodies may well be stumped for choice here. With African, Indian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Syrian-Lebanese, and other influences, the island’s culinary scene is distinct, dynamic — and delicious! This is just a beginner’s guide — for much more, dive in to the range of coverage, including recipes and local food […]

The Trinidad shopping bible for 2017

The Trinidad shopping bible for 2017

People come from all over the region to shop in Trinidad. Whether you’re looking for international brands, or something distinctly local, something for yourself or a gift for someone else, we’ll point you toward what to get, and where to get it. Distinctive local buys ALCOHOL & BEVERAGES Think local beers, award-winning local rums (like […]

Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2016

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 […]

Did you know? 25+ cool facts about Trinidad & Tobago

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 […]

A Trinidad Liming & Partying Guide for 2016

A Trinidad Liming & Partying Guide for 2016

Trini nightlife & entertainment Monday and Tuesday might be the only two days of the week when Trinis don’t lime and party in droves. Maybe. Because whether it’s a basic roadside bar with the spirited essentials; a swanky bar and lounge carrying live entertainment, gaming options, or the sports fixture of the hour; or a […]

A Trinidad Shopping Guide for 2016

A Trinidad Shopping Guide for 2016

Retail therapy: what to buy & where to buy it Now that you know all about our food, plus our music, art, fashion, film, and more, it’s time to find out how to buy some! Souvenir ideas Cocoa & chocolate T&T produces award-winning cocoa and chocolate. Think: Trinitario (used by French luxury chocolate manufacturer Valrhona), […]

A Trinidad Arts & Culture Guide for 2016

A Trinidad Arts & Culture Guide for 2016

The culture lover’s guide to Trinidad Every culture is unique, but Trinidad’s culture has been cross-pollinated by generations of migrants from all over the world, whose cultural traditions have been preserved and adapted, all in one small island. Music The trifecta: calypso, soca & steelpan Also known as just pan (from “steelpan”), this Trinbagonian invention, […]

Trinidad Food & Dining Guide 2016

Trinidad Food & Dining Guide 2016

Dining in Trinidad You could, quite seriously, come to Trinidad just to eat. Trinidadians love food — eating it, cooking it, and sharing it. Of course it’s way more fun to enjoy everything the island has to offer, but punctuate the excursions with culinary experiences ranging from finger-lickin’ street food to exquisite, award-winning fine dining […]

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