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!
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!
Traveling to my first Trinidad Carnival was one of the most epic adventures of my life. When I decided that I was really going to plan a trip to Carnival, especially over the age of 30, I had no idea what I was in for.
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!