Sian Cuffy-Young of Siel Environmental

Meet Sian Cuffy-Young of Siel Environmental

We caught up with Sian Cuffy-Young, founder and CEO of Siel Environmental — a social enterprise working to transform the way you think about waste. We talked to her about how and why she got started, the Carnicycle initiative, what you can do to safeguard Trinidad & Tobago’s natural environment — and how you can help combat climate change

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

Editor’s note: in Trinidad, a different Hosay for 2020 Due to the Coronavirus health protocols to prevent the spread of the virus, communities in Trinidad will have to celebrate Hosay differently. Unfortunately, the street processions that so many members of the community and the general public enjoy each year will not take place, with much

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

Trinidad’s architecture & built heritage

The mosaic history of this little island and its extraordinary wealth are built into its varied architecture. For the history buff, there are a great many archaeological and historical sites in Trinidad and Tobago. Many are in the process of being protected and preserved by the National Trust, several recently restored, and with much work

Trinidad Carnival 2020: what you need to know

From traditions with deep sacred, cultural roots in the island’s history, to parties pumping so hard you might seriously forget your name, and a street party like no other anywhere in the world, here we’ll introduce you to how the Trinidad Carnival season unfolds. Once you get a sense of what’s on offer, you’ll know what you want to indulge in, and — as we say here — “play yuhself”!

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