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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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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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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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Tobago Travel Contest : Tobago’s Island Connoisseur

It’s the Summer Job of a Lifetime! A  Radical  Sabbatical! What? Tourism Tobago is launching an exciting initiative – one Canadian will land the coveted position of the Tobago “Island Connoisseur” (Tobago’s Island Connoisseur)! The Island Connoisseur will share their experiences with Canadians via social media this summer. All expenses will be covered and the position pays a salary of …

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Ask a Trini : 11 reasons to love Trinidad

While I tend to write about all aspects of travel … the good and the bad … I thought I would remind everyone about some of the reasons I love Trinidad. Where else can you get Indian, Africa and “Indo-African” or “Afro-Indian” food? In Trinidad, you can find curry chicken in any Roti Shop. You can find a “Stew Chicken” …

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How to piss off a Trinidadian

Trinidadians are a musical, vibrant, cosmopolitan, sexy people with a ridiculously awesome accent. We are the smallest country to qualify for the FIFA World Cup. We have had world champions come from these tiny shores : Hasley Crawford, Ato Boldon, Keshorn Walcott. One of the world’s greatest cricketers came from Trinidad : Brian Lara. There are unique natural attractions in …

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20 facts about Trinidad and Tobago …

Completely copied from facebook through Pablo Gordon … don’t know who wrote it. The Steelpan: The only new acoustic instrument to be invented and accepted worldwide in the 20th century originated in Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad and Tobago is home to the world’s largest traffic roundabout around the Queen’s Park Savannah. In 2006, Trinidad and Tobago became the smallest country …

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What I don’t miss about Trinidad Carnival 2013 and 2014 edition

It’s been a year since my last Carnival in Trinidad. I really thought I would miss being home … but I’m getting older… so here’s what I don’t miss about Trinidad Carnival I don’t miss the high price of appearing at fetes. When was the last time you checked the price to fete for Carnival week? Don’t know … well …

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