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Trinidad Carnival Survival Guide
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Trinidad Carnival Survival Guide: Do’s & Don’t for First Timers

It’s Carnival season in Trinidad and the absolute epicness of the parade is less than a month away! If you’re a first-timer making your debut at the Greatest Show on Earth, the excitement is REAL! But, I completely understand if your anticipation is tinged with just a hint of apprehension. After all, no video, no …

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 …

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Trinidad Carnival Guide: Carnival Costume Selection

Bikinis and feathers and beads, oh my! It’s band launch season, which means we’re all in full Carnival costume selection mode and the excitement is real! During these few weeks in July/August the various Trinidad Carnival bands present their bedazzled creations to the world. Amidst much pomp and circumstance, their offerings are revealed and obsessive …

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Trinidad Carnival 2017: A Peek at my Costume!

Carnival is here! Carnival is here!! Carnival is HERE!!! Trinidad Carnival 2017 is here and I am Ready for the Road!!! In case you missed it from my exuberant introduction, and my many (sometimes irrelevant) mentions of it in the recent past, Carnival is without a doubt my most favorite time of the year! I love …