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

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

Trinidad eco escapes and adventures 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 […]

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 makes inroads at World Travel Market 2016

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

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

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

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

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 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 […]

Trinidad & Tobago: the Lay of Both Lands

Trinidad & Tobago: the Lay of Both Lands

The Geography (human & physical) of Trinidad & Tobago in a Nutshell Trinidad South American links Trinidad is the southernmost Caribbean island: just seven miles from Venezuela at its closest point. Geologically, the island is not Caribbean at all – it is essentially a fragment of Venezuela set free. The South American neighbour cradles Trinidad: […]

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 […]

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