Carnival Checklist: A Guide to Real Culture at Trinidad Carnival

February 5, 2015

Words by Tishanna Williams
Photo by Colin Williams


Carnival in Trinidad & Tobago is not only about wine and fete and mas. The countryโ€™s rich history and active nightlife make it a hub for food and culture enthusiasts as well as fashionistas and bacchanalists. Though your (late) nights and mornings may be filled with jumping up in some of the most epic parties you have ever experienced, you still have entire days and evenings to enjoy the varied fare that T&T has to offer. We consulted our Trini experts for the scoop on the real spots to hit to get that truly local vibe, and this is what they had to say.