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Eco-cabin in Paramin
Caribbean Destinations

Cabin in Paramin: A stay at the La Vapeur Estate

Ascend a mere 20 minutes into the hills of Paramin and you’ll find yourself at the rustic glass-walled cabin located on the La Vapeur Estate. Nestled amidst towering greenery; set against the backdrop of panoramic ocean views, the estate offers a unique escape unlike anything I’ve ever experienced in Trinidad & Tobago. It’s #staycationgoals on steroids. …

Best Bars in Tobago
Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

The Best Bars in Tobago (with the best views) – Map Included!

This post was originally published on December 17, 2017 and updated on November 17, 2019.  Town or country. Beach or waterfall. Indoors or outdoors. There’s no shortage of ideal spots for you to enjoy a drink in Tobago. Premium spirits and award-winning cocktails may be few and far between, but when you’re on an island dubbed …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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

Island Girl In-Transit: Aneakaleigh Neils

The 2019 Island Girl In-Transit 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 …

Island Girl In-Transit: Ria Gopaul
Island Girls In-Transit

Island Girl In-Transit: Ria Gopaul

Island Girls In-Transit is a blog series that features amazing Caribbean women who are pursuing their wanderlust with that signature West Indian passion and pride. We’re an underrepresented segment within the travel community but it is my hope that these stories will serve as a source of inspiration for women throughout the region who dream of traveling …

Tobago Road Trip Itinerary
Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

Tobago Road Trip: 9 Can’t-Miss Windward Road Stops

Road trips on small islands are great because you get to cover a lot of ground within a short space of time and you’re treated to flawless views along the way! Tobago is no different. As tiny as it looks on a map, the island offers a lot of diversions, from historical sites to panoramic …

Best Beaches in Tobago
Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

The Best Beaches in Tobago – map included!

All beaches in Tobago are beautiful in their own right, but they certainly aren’t all the same. Some are perfect for all-day relaxation and comfort, others are ideal for falling completely off the grid. Some are good for a little adventure, while others have all the right conditions for your favorite water sport. If you’ve …

Travel Photos: Tobago Views
Caribbean Destinations, Tobago

Island Girl’s Destination Photos: Tobago

Tobago, in my personal (slightly biased) estimation, is an island paradise. I have the privilege of calling this little rock in the southern Caribbean my home and I enjoy exploring it every chance I get. I swear, on an average day the blues are bluer, the greens are greener, the flowers bloom brighter, the history …