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Eight Wonder of the World from Sweet TnT?

A 105 foot tall statue towers  2300 feet above the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. From space, a meandering line traces 5500 miles across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus. Known as one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering, the world’s largest amphitheatre played host to some of the most bloodiest Gladiator Games. […]

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Trinidad Carnival – Craziest Party in the World?

‘Craziest’ Party? That just might be the worst description of what Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival really is. Here’s what you may not know about TnT Carnival, the greatest show on the earth! The History of Carnival TnT’s Carnival is not just a street party with lots of alcohol and loud music. It’s influenced by as many […]

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Chaguaramas is . . . the place to be

“To be a world-class Eco-tourism destination . . . we hope to succeed in attracting new families, couples, athletes and recreation seekers to the peninsula, where you can be assured of a safe, clean and secured environment . . . that is Chaguaramas… the place to be.” With a vision like that, everyone’s excited! The […]

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A Tourists’ guide to Trinbagonian lingo!

Like the culture of its people, the language of Trinidad and Tobago can be described as a melodic mix, full of flavour! Voted in the top ten most attractive accents in the world, the Trini language/accent is one of the easiest to understand compared to other Caribbean islands. On paper, the official language is Trinidad […]

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Will my cell phone work in Trinidad and Tobago?

So you’re travelling to Trinidad and Tobago and wondering if you can use your cell phone? Of course you can! So here’s what you have to do. Step 1 Be sure to ‘unlock’ your phone before travelling. What does ‘unlocking’ your phone involve? It’s a quick process to allow your phone to use SIM cards […]

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Livin’ in a fairy tale land ~ Häagen-Dazs

There’s a story of a place hidden away somewhere in the Caribbean . . . houses made of ‘blueberry crumble pieces’ . . . lakes full of ‘pralines & cream’ . . . the stars are ‘coconut macaroon drops’ and the boats sail on oceans of ‘cookies & cream’ . . . . . . […]

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Vacationing with children in Trinidad and Tobago (Get Wild)

We’re on to the third part of our series – ‘What to do with children while in TnT’ Third series you say . . . it’s because we know that it takes this much . . . to entertain kids. Our previous post dealt with water activities (Getting Wet). . . but now let’s get […]

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Vacationing with children in Trinidad and Tobago (Get Wet)

After months of research and planning, you’ve finally decided on the perfect destination for your family . . . things should go well . . . perfect spot . . . nice place to stay . . . suitcases are packed . . . and you’re convinced that you’ll get a pat on the back […]

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Vacationing with children in Trinidad and Tobago

We all know how the story goes . . . Year after year . . . we plan a fun family vacation. The first couple days are great . . . then . . . the kids get bored . . . and miserable . . . and they bug you all day long . […]

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Driving in Trinidad and Tobago

So you’re planning to visit ‘Sweet TnT’ and thinking about driving yourself around? Great idea. What is driving like in Trinidad and Tobago? Be in the know In Trinidad and Tobago, we drive on the left. Not everyone obeys the laws. Rule of thumb – Don’t trust anybody! Drive for the other driver! If you’re […]

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