Caribbean Beat turns 24

We tend to keep a low profile over here, but there was this in the Trinidad Guardian recently, in honour of Caribbean Beat‘s 24th anniversary. Read more here, including thoughts from…

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Rhythm of a People

The Emancipation Support Committee salutes Ella Andall The spirits of the ancestors and the audience were lifted by the energetic line-up at the Pan African Concert and Tribute to Ella…

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Angostura Bitters: the magic potion that journeyed from war to peace

Discovering the House of Angostura Some museums feel more like a church or a graveyard — quiet and solemn. But not the Angostura Museum and Barcant Butterfly Collection. It’s an…

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Indulge in Miami with spas and spice

Miami Spa Month The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau celebrates its ninth annual Miami Spa Month with over 40 of the destination’s world-renowned luxury spas participating this year. The…

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Caribbean Beat’s special Olympics issue (#140) is now out, all new for July/August 2016

Caribbean Beat profiles Olympic champions With Jamaican star sprinter Usain Bolt on the cover, the latest issue of Caribbean Beat, the region’s leading arts and travel magazine, profiles a dozen…

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Down to the river — hiking in Fondes Amandes

I planned to spend the day curled up with a good book but my friend wasn’t having it. “We’re going to the river!” he said. He suggested that I dress…

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Exodus steelband's pans being pushed onstage for Panorama on Carnival Saturday. Photo courtesy TDC

Discover T&T photo call

If you’re a photographer, or know someone who is, check out our open photo call for the 2017 issue (#28) of Discover Trinidad & Tobago! Is your camera filled with…

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For wildlife watchers in Guyana, a glimpse of an elusive jaguar is a majestic prize. Photo by Pete Oxford

Caribbean Beat pays tribute to Guyana

Guyana’s natural splendour and fascinating cultural mix are at the heart of the latest issue of Caribbean Beat, the region’s leading arts and travel magazine. As the Guyanese government and…

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Braving Lady Chancellor Hill

As a Barbadian, I’m used to flat surfaces with hills and inclines, so I eagerly accepted an invitation to walk on “the hill” with my family and co-workers. The base…

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The first National Food Truck & Culinary Festival

Street food is a major scene in Trinidad and Tobago. At the roadside, a plethora of vendors sell roast corn, soup, punch, doubles, gyros, burgers, you name it. These days…

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