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.
On my recent trip to Trinidad my top priority was to live Carnival and immerse myself in all things Trini. I couldn’t do that without having some pretty awesome Trini foodie moments. They weren’t all awesome and some things I just couldn’t bring myself to try. I’ll leave that to my foodie idol Andrew Zimmerman. I’m counting down to the best thing I ate or drank during Trinidad Carnival. Go On…Keep Reading!
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!