04/18/2013 08:17 am ET | Updated Jun 18, 2013

Travel Taste Throwdown: Hawaii vs. Trinidad (PHOTOS)

A great travel experience is about a lot more than beautiful beaches, dreamy suites and posh spas. It can also be about the meals. There's no better way to explore a new culture than by sampling its food.

Recently, ISLANDS photographers Lori Barbely and Zach Stovall visited their favorite food destinations: Hawaii for Lori, Trinidad for Zach. They brought back full bellies and great photos to make their case. But we leave it up to you: Which has the best food adventures, Hawaii or Trinidad?

The tastes of travel: Hawaii vs. Trinidad