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Trinidad Carnival

Murder at Trinidad Carnival.

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 02.17.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

To the tourists visiting with ill preconceived notions, please know that there are several layers to any culture, and there is always an underbelly that is not seen but can be sinister, even deadly.

Party Done.

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 02.17.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Trinidad carnival is over.

Trinidad Carnival is Coming 2016

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 02.02.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

This year, carnival is whispering my name instead of the usual screaming of my name.

5 Reasons Trinidad Has the World's Greatest Carnival

Tara Donaldson | Posted 12.03.2015 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

Don't tell Brazil, but Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is the single greatest festival on earth. There, soca subs for samba, beverages are bottomless and...

Five Things You Should Do in the Caribbean Before You Die

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

It'd be a real shame if all you brought back from the world's favorite warm-weather destination was a blistering sunburn, a wicked hangover and a cheap souvenir. Instead, choose one (or more) of these singularly Caribbean experiences and come home with memories that'll last a lifetime.

Trinidad Carnival: 7 Things To Know Before You Go

Tara Donaldson | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

Wearing scanty costumes of feathers and sequins, masqueraders will soon be marching, wining and chippin across Port of Spain while music blares from speaker boxes and alcohol abounds. This is not for the faint of endurance. Here are some things to know before you go.

It's Time For Trinidad Carnival 2012

Teri Johnson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices
Teri Johnson

With only one week to prepare for five fun-filled days in Trinidad, I reached out to every Trini I knew to get their tips on how to arrive "Carnival Ready." My goal for this experience was to play mas like a true Trini.