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A team of of writers discovering Trinidad & Tobago for 26 years and counting!

An aerial shot of Tobago’s iconic Pigeon Point jetty featuring the official “Safe Travels” logo

Safe Travels assurance when you visit Tobago!

Last week, Tobago was awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) “Safe Travels” stamp after the development of a Tourism Industry Health & Safety manual by the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL). The Safe Travels stamp is the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp for travel and tourism designed specifically to address

Tobago welcomes your return

When the Trinidad and Tobago government closed the islands’ borders in mid-March to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited ran a user-generated campaign to keep travelers and locals “Dreaming of Tobago”, showcasing the island so that it remains top of mind for regional and international visitors amid the pandemic. Now, the

The Villas at Stonehaven from above

The Villas at Stonehaven await you

Brand voices: a message from the Villas at Stonehaven Stay safe — stay with the Villas at Stonehaven! The Villas at Stonehaven in Tobago is a beautiful hillside property overlooking Stonehaven (aka Grafton) bay, and where physical distancing is a given and privacy assured. Your safety and wellbeing is their priority. The Villas have implemented

Muslim devotees at Hosay in Cedros prepare to push a tadjah out to sea after dusk. It is then moored overnight and dismantled on land the next morning. Photo by Giancarlo Lalsingh

Hosay in Trinidad

What This lively Trinidadian incarnation of Islamic Muharram observances, celebrated chiefly by the Shia Muslim community, was brought to the island by Indian indentured immigrants, who came to Trinidad between 1845 and 1917 to work the sugar plantations. The observances commemorate the martyrdom of Hussein (the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson) and the later murder of his

A swimmer enjoys the pristine waters of Argyle Waterfall

Keep dreaming of Tobago

As the global travel and tourism industry continues to grapple with the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) launched a digital campaign to bring some much needed positivity and hope to their global travel community, and encourage past and future visitors to keep “Dreaming of Tobago”

Kees Dieffenthaller with Carla Parris

Tourism Trinidad announces creative arts campaign partnership

Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) has partnered with The Business of Carnival, the YouTube series by entertainment and sports attorney Carla Parris, to present the digitally-driven #StayHomeandLEVELUP campaign. The objective is to educate stakeholders across the Caribbean diaspora about the legal and business aspects of the Carnival and cultural industry; to elevate business standards within the

Spotlight: Caffe del Mare (CrewsInn) curbside pickup menu

Looking for a delicious meal and a change of scene? If you order from Caffe del Mare’s curbside pickup menu, both the journey to idyllic Chaguaramas to collect and the destination (a delicious meal!) should hit the spot. Who couldn’t use a view of the sea and a breath of sea air right now? Click

Our 5 (well, more than 5) favourite Tobago beaches for 2020

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 — 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!

Where to stay in Tobago for 2020

Whether you crave a stay at a glamorous resort, charming boutique hotel, rustic eco retreat, or welcoming B&B, we’ve got you covered from coast to coast and catering to every budget. Here are our picks for where to stay in Tobago for 2020

Acajou hotel. Photo by Chris Anderson

Where to stay in Trinidad: our 2020 accommodation guide

Whether you’ll feel most comfortable at international hotel chains or at home-grown brands — or if prefer homey B&Bs, rustic eco escapes and more, we’ve got you covered. Here are our picks for where to stay in Trinidad for 2020, no matter what your needs or budget!

Pastelles are an integral part of a Trini Christmas. Photo courtesy the TDC

Our Trinidad food & dining guide for 2020

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 experiences