All posts by Caroline Taylor

writer & editor • actor, singer, producer & director • egalitarian • animal & nature lover • island girl • water baby • perennial discoverer

Blue Basin Gorge. Photo by Chris Anderson

For eco lovers: what to see and experience in Trinidad

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

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

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,

A Black-throated mango hummingbird at Adventure Eco Villas, Tobago. Photo by Chris Anderson

25+ cool & important 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.

Winston Duke in a scene as M'Baku in Marvel's "Black Panther". Courtesy Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

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)

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

Caroni Swamp. Photo by Chris Anderson
Lorraine Toussaint on "Orange is the New Black". Courtesy Netflix

Lorraine Toussaint: living with purpose

Lorraine Toussaint talks to Caroline Taylor about her Trinidadian roots, her life, her career, her artistic process, motherhood, making her own way as a black, Caribbean woman in Hollywood…and the things that matter to her most.

Discover Trinidad & Tobago covers 2012-14

Our 2014 issue of Discover Trinidad & Tobago

Want to check out our print issue for free online? You can enjoy it as a free flip-book right here, or order your copy to get your hands on a print edition, wherever you are in the world! Enlarge this document in a new windowPublisher Software from YUDU  

Regent Star Hotel, Trinidad

Five new hotel and resort developments coming to Trinidad & Tobago

Visitors to Trinidad and Tobago in the coming months can stay in style as the destination adds new product to its available room stock with five hotel and resort developments.

Healing and Being With Horses (Tobago)

Healing & Being with Horses in Tobago

Discover Being with Horses and Healing with Horses in Tobago