Island Girls In-Transit

10 Trinidadian Travel Instagrammers to Follow

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 …

International Destinations

A Winter Escape: Enjoying Cabin Life in Norway

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 …

International Destinations

5 Affordable European Cities for T&T Travelers

5 Affordable European Cities for Trinbagonian 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 …

Caribbean Destinations

12 Step Guide to Playing Mas in Trinidad Carnival

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!

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 …

International Destinations

8 Things to Do in Vienna (in 2 Days)

Things to do in Vienna

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 Girls In-Transit

Island Girl In-Transit: Aneakaleigh Neils

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 …

Caribbean Destinations, Travel Tips

11 Caribbean Islands You Need to Visit

With literally hundreds of thousands of destinations to consider, how do you decide where to invest your time, money, and energy? Call me biased (because I am, just a little) but I highly recommend dedicating some of your vacation days to exploring the Caribbean. The archipelago offers hundreds of islands from which you can choose …

Travel Tips

6 Steps to Making Your 2019 Travel Resolution A Reality

The countdown to 2019 is on and your resolution game is strong. You’re going to exercise more, spend less, eat healthier, and of course, see the world! Sadly, 80% of these resolutions live a brief life, snuffed out by mid-February. With a little bit of strategizing however, your travel plans can fall within that 20% …

Island Girls In-Transit

Island Girl In-Transit: Ria Gopaul

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 …