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100 things to do in Trinidad & Tobago … your condensed list!

So you’ve just just touched down in Trinidad, but wondering what things to do in Trinidad & Tobago? Should I hang out in Trinidad, spend two days, then bask on the beaches of Tobago? Every post on Lonely Planet, Couchsurfing seems to ask this, when it comes to Trinidad. Aside from the ridiculously obvious ones … there is actually tons …

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Travelling with a kid would suck if we had the wrong kid …

When Mitchell was born, I had ideas about travelling the world with the family and having him learn things on the road. This family blog : “Family without Borders” chronicles the adventures of a fairly young couple and their two very young children … don’t they look amazing? With their young children and all these exotic adventures … they either have …

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Touring the cannons and forts of Bermuda

When you’re taking a driving tour through Bermuda, it’s tough to envision this place as a strategic military outpost, but for most of its history, the island was actually a strategic naval center that played an important role in a number of wars. Bermuda, was really the Gibraltar of the West, as its proximity to the young American nation made …

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The white roofs of Bermuda

When you pull into the Royal Navy Dockyard, you’ll be treated to hills filled with the white roofs of Bermuda. Just like the blue and white houses in Santorini, you’re hit with a certain aesthetic feel, but did you know that the scarcity of fresh water has made them a necessity. The whitewashed roofs have a tremendous and positive environmental …

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Smallest drawbridge in the world – Somerset Bridge, Bermuda

Somerset Bridge is a small bridge in Bermuda. Connecting Somerset Island with the mainland in the western parish of Sandys, Somerset Bridge is reputedly the smallest working drawbridge in the world. The original bridge dates back to 1620, and although the bridge was largely rebuilt in the mid 20th century, much of the original stonework remains. The bridge was originally …

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Tipping etiquette in Trinidad : Who and Who not to tip!

From a previous series of discussions on “crappy service charges in Trinidad” based on another post on “What to eat in Trinidad in 72 hours“, I realized that many travellers to Trinidad might not even know the actual tipping etiquette in Trinidad. Overall, we know that 90% of the travellers have at least once been confronted by a person they …

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What to eat in Trinidad in 72 hours : Eat like a local!

As a traveller, amateur cook and a “foodie” … and by “foodie”, I mean someone with highly exacting food standards that can come off as a pretentious “know it all” asshole, I’ve had my fair share of amazing meals. I’ve also had a litany of terrible meals in all parts of the world. It’s why I can make ridiculous claims …

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My 138 item travel bucket list

Every year, I try to update my old bucket list page … and it gets tougher and tougher each year. As I knock things off my bucket list, I add harder and harder things to the list. Years ago, I thought I would chronicle my experience/bucket list just like so many others before me … nothing special really, just a …

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Timelapsing Through Trinidad

Timelapsing Through Trinidad : Here’s a great timelapse video shot in the island of Trinidad by photographers Kevin Huggins and Anthony Fung. The journey takes you from the beaches, to the cities, to the country side and back to the beaches. It is flawlessly produced and has a powerful soundtrack that enhances the amazing visuals. I’ll quit talking now and …

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