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

Traditional fancy sailors on the Scarborough Esplanade. Photographer: Onika Henry

Sandra Gopaul talks Tobago Carnival

Sandra Gopaul, secretary of the Tobago Carnival Bandleaders Association (TCBA), gives us the scoop

The Bamboo Cathedral in Chaguaramas. Photo by Chris Anderson

Chaguaramas & the northwest peninsula | Touring Trinidad

Hiking, watersports, beaches, offshore islands, museums, nightclubs, caves, all in the protected Charguaramas national park. Plus: Fort George and Diego Martin highlights

An aerial view of Port of Spain, Trinidad. Photo by Stephen Broadbridge

Touring Trinidad: Port of Spain

Port of Spain is a booming, buzzing metropolis, expanding within its boundaries with new business developments stimulated by inward investment. The capital of Trinidad and Tobago, it sprawls from the Gulf of Paria back into the foothills of the rugged Northern Range. When it became the capital in 1757, it was a muddy little seaport. Now, it is one of the busiest commercial centres in the Caribbean, and a hotbed of entrepreneurial and artistic activity as well.

The north coast of Tobago. Photo by Stephen Broadbridge

Touring Tobago: the Atlantic coast

Explore Tobago’s rugged windward coast, from Scarborough to Speyside

Tobago Heritage Festival. Courtesy The Division of Tourism and Transportation

John Arnold on Tobago’s arts, culture & festivals

John Arnold of the THA’s Department of Tourism spoke to Discover Trinidad & Tobago, and invites visitors to discover the cultural diversity of Tobago

View from the Trinidad Hilton

The Queen’s Park Savannah | Touring Trinidad

A mile or so north of Woodford Square, between the downtown area and the hills of the Northern Range, the Queen’s Park Savannah is the city’s largest green space, enjoyed by everyone from joggers and cricketers and Easter kite-flyers to vendors of oysters, corn and coconuts.

Pigeon Point. Photo courtesy TDC

Touring Tobago: Crown Point & the southwest

Explore Tobago’s southwestern tip — the tourist hub around Crown Point — and the island’s capital, Scarborough

Young scarlet ibis (distinguished by the dark feathers among the red ones) feed on the Caroni Swamp mudflats. Photo by Chris Anderson

Central & the west coast | Touring Trinidad

Exploring “central”: Caroni Bird Sanctuary—Chaguanas—La Vega Estate—Ajoupa Pottery—Pointe-à-Pierre Wild Fowl Trust—San Fernando —Princes Town—Navet Dam; Carapichaima—Waterloo—Point Lisas The landscape of central Trinidad is marked by rivers, rolling plains, swamps and cane fields. Cocoa, sugar cane and rice plantations were once the main economic earners of the area. Vegetable and rice farmers still use the central

Mountain biking has been growing in popularity in Trinidad and Tobago. Photo: Lyden Thomas

Sean De Freitas talks Tobago mountain biking

Sean De Freitas started mountain biking as a hobby and enjoyed it so much that he started his own company. We chatted with him about his hobby

Charlotteville. Photo by Chris Anderson

Touring Tobago: the Caribbean coast

Explore Tobago’s idyllic west coast, with the gentle waters of the Caribbean Sea

Bloody Bay, Tobago. Photo: Stephen Jay Photography

Rueben Clement on his favourite beaches in Tobago

Rueben Clement of Tour Tobago gives us his picks for the very best beaches in Tobago