Notes from an author: Ingrid Persaud on Trinidad

Returning to the Caribbean island she left at 18, the author finds the warmth of the Trini people undimmed by the onward march of progress.

Tobago: watch the island come to life

Surrounded by ocean, ringed with beaches and with a thick forested interior, Tobago is a little slice of Caribbean paradise. But from party-loving people to white-tailed hummingbirds, it’s the life bursting from every corner that makes it unforgettable.

Top seven most beautiful places in Tobago

From viewpoints to waterfalls to secluded coves, the topography of this tiny Caribbean island will take your breath away.
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Fiery blooms and dancing birds: Tobago’s jungles are full of life

This tiny Caribbean island has the oldest protected wilderness in the western hemisphere. More than 200 bird species call this rainforest home, from the rufous-tailed jacamar to the tiny white-tailed hummingbird.

Welcome to Tobago, where the party is always in full swing

Almost every weekend throughout the year, a different community holds a party to celebrate harvest. Family, neighbours, travellers — everybody is welcome. Just come prepared to dance ‘til dawn.

Tobago's food scene: the island where the clay-oven is king

The art of baking on Tobago has been passed down through generations and is indicative of the island’s cuisine. Here, most recipes are age-old — full of deep, hearty Caribbean flavours and spiced with tradition.

Changing winds and glistening waters — making the most of Tobago’s beaches

This beach-ringed island is an ideal spot for watersports. There’s enough wind to surf year-round, and hop in a canoe on a clear night and you could be in for another spectacle — bioluminescence.
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8 surprising facts you never knew about Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago can satisfy the discerning tastes of every visitor. From nature enthusiasts, party lovers and foodies to those wanting to sit back and relax, everyone who visits will experience something new. Here are a few things we bet you didn’t kn

Top five Caribbean food tours

Whether you're 'liming' in Trinidad or calling in for conch in Nassau, work up an appetite with our top five Caribbean food tours

Trinidad's Dazzling National Bird Is Served Up as Bush Meat

The government has increased poaching fines a hundredfold to protect the scarlet ibis from its own citizens.

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