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Foodie Adventures: Summer of Rum Festival – 2014 Rum Awards

Summer of Rum Festival

The good folks at Summer of Rum Festival threw a massive rum tasting party in historic Ybor City of Tampa and yours truly was one of the lucky bloggers to experience the event complimentary VIP style courtesy of the festival organizers, Big City Events.  August 16th was National Day of Rum.  I have no idea who declared this momentous occasion, but God bless them.   I can’t think of a better way to say farewell to summer than hosting a Rum Review Awards Ceremony.   Sounds fun right? Go On…Keep Reading!

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Comprehensive Guide to Planning for Carnival Trinidad

A street dancer at London Notting Hill Carnival © Dariusz Renke | Dreamstime.com

I hope you’ve enjoyed reading my recent posts about Trinidad as much as I’ve enjoyed reliving those moments as I’ve written about them.   If at any point you’ve read my post or looked at my pictures and thought, “Yes! I want to do this,” then this is the post for you.   You can totally do this!  I’ve compiled the lessons my travel buddy and I learned into this comprehensive guide to planning for Carnival.  Please note that all dollar amounts are in US dollars unless otherwise stated. Go On…Keep Reading!

International,Travel

Playing Mas in Trinidad Carnival: A Day in the Life of a Masquerader

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I celebrated my birthday on the beautiful island of Trinidad during Carnival 2014 from Feb. 28 to March 5!!!  If you aren’t jumping up and down and grinning from ear to ear after reading that sentence then it must be because you have absolutely no clue what the Carnival celebration on the Caribbean Islands is all about.  Carnival occurs around February or March every year preceding the start of Lent.

You can read more about the interesting history of Carnival from the Trinidad and Tobago tourism site.   Many of the Caribbean islands have their own Carnival celebrations but Trinidad Carnival is known as The Greatest Show on Earth! Go On…Keep Reading!

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It’s a New Year

Happy New Year to all of my readers!

I don’t know about you but 2013 came and went so fast!    It was a whirlwind for me personally and professionally.  Here are 20 of the most interesting things I experienced  last year. Continue Reading…!

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