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One Perfect Day in Tobago
Caribbean Destinations

One Perfect Day in Tobago (off the beaten path)

The birds eye view from the airplane window is enough to take your breath away. Streaks of golden sunlight peak through the clouds and dance over the surface of the ocean. The airport runway, fast approaching, is flanked by the stunning scene of the coconut tree-lined Caribbean Sea coast on your left and the rugged, …

Caroni Swamp Tour: Here's What You need to Know
Caribbean Destinations

Caroni Swamp Tour: What You need to Know

At the risk of sounding contrived, touring the Caroni Swamp is something every Trinbagonian should do in their lifetime, and every visitor should prioritise on their visit to Trinidad and Tobago. Towering mangroves climb high above clear, shallow waters. Slumbering animals blend seamlessly into their surroundings. While svelte birds, clambering crabs and elusive reptiles all …

6 Things You Must Do in St. Vincent & The Grenadines
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6 Things You Must Do in St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Trust me when I tell you that St. Vincent and The Grenadines is a collection of some of the most gorgeous green gems you will ever encounter in the brilliant blue Caribbean sea. If you love the ocean, enjoy solitude, appreciate Mother Nature, and want an authentic island escape, SVG is where you need to …

Trinidadian Travel Instagrammers to Follow
Island Girls In-Transit

10 Trinidadian Travel Instagrammers to Follow

Instagram is often the first stop for many travellers researching destinations or seeking inspiration. There’s something oddly satisfying about watching social influencers live their best lives while creating flawless content all over the world. However, as a third world traveller, I’m often left wanting more. These bloggers rarely look like me, they don’t sound like …

A Winter Escape: Enjoying Cabin Life in Norway
International Destinations

A Winter Escape: Enjoying Cabin Life in Norway

Snow covered mountains and woollen underwear are a far cry from white sand beaches and colorful bikinis, but somehow the former setting served as the most epic leg of my Euro-trip. Who would have guessed? After two days of rustic cabin living in the Norwegian countryside I felt relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to take up …

5 Affordable European Cities for Trinbagonian Travelers
International Destinations

5 Affordable European Cities for T&T Travelers

For many Trinbagonians, European travel seems like an expensive undertaking. Yes, flights are more costly than those to North America. And, then there’s the intimidating exchange rate for currencies like the euro and the pound. Naturally, it seems more affordable to plan a trip to the United States or Canada. However, my recent travels have …

12 Step Guide to Playing Mas in Trinidad Carnival: Playing mas in Trinidad Carnival is an amazing experience. This 12 step guide will help you navigate the process, from costume selection to the road!
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12 Step Guide to Playing Mas in Trinidad Carnival

So you’ve seen the dazzling costumes #lit…you’ve heard the infectious beats of the season’s best soca tunes #vibes…and you’ve been sold on the fact that Trinidad Carnival is #epic. Now you want in. You want to be a part of the hype, the energy, the bacchanal and give the performance of your life in the …

Things to do in Vienna
International Destinations

8 Things to Do in Vienna (in 2 Days)

Vienna is a city with a history as rich as its architecture is opulent. A metropolis defined by towering steeples, sprawling palaces, and museums filled with a wealth of treasures… it certainly tops my list of European cities as it relates to the preservation and showcasing of art and culture. As with most other destinations, …

Island Girl In-Transit: Aneakaleigh Neils
Island Girls In-Transit

Island Girl In-Transit: Aneakaleigh Neils

The 2019ย Island Girl In-Transitย series kicks off with Aneakaleigh Neils, a Trinbagonian traveler and ESL teacher based in Spain who has made the most of her current address. Thus far, Aneakaleigh has visited 12 countries and 18 cities, including amazing destinations like Portugal, Hungary, Morocco, Colombia and the Czech Republic. Read on to discover how she …