Tobago Heritage Festival Guide: Natural Treasures Day

Tobago Heritage Festival: Charlotteville Natural Treasures Day

The rain was falling relentlessly. Seeking shelter was futile but we persevered, sharing umbrellas and fig leaves in lame attempts to shield ourselves from the torrential downpour. I stood alongside a dozen or so enthusiastic spectators, crammed atop a narrow concrete slab overlooking the Charlotteville Cocoa House. It was a tight fit and one misstep could […]

7 Reasons Why Tobago is Travel Bucket List Material

Live anywhere long enough and you’re inclined to become immune to its charm. The beaches aren’t as dazzling. The culture isn’t as fascinating. The residents aren’t as welcoming. And your day-to-day activities tend to dull the shine of otherwise exciting experiences. Lucky for me, Tobago isn’t just ‘anywhere’, it’s paradise on earth. So, after two […]

Tobago Road Trip: 6 Can’t-Miss North Coast Stops

With just 116 square miles to cover, Tobago’s diverse terrain lends itself to a quick, hassle-free, day-long #roadtrip. Dramatic vistas will coax Insta-addicts and avid photographers off the road every few minutes to capture idyllic scenes. Untouched stretches of coastline will compel even the most lukewarm of beach enthusiasts to venture off the beaten path and […]

5 Tobago Heritage Festival Events You Must Experience

The soulful booming of drums. The intricate steps of the ‘brush back’. Folktales of Anansi. Superstitions galore. Pomp. Circumstance. And even a little romance. You’ll get all that and more, if you venture to Tobago for the Tobago Heritage Festival. During the last two weeks in July, the destination hosts the annual Heritage Festival, and […]