Tips for getting ready for Carnival season

Tips for getting ready for Carnival season

Another Carnival season is about to end now and samba dancers, calypso bands and anyone with a passion for celebration, color and exuberant outfits will have a whole year to prepare for the next Carnival. Carnival is a very popular tradition in the Caribbean: and what makes Caribbean carnivals really special is that not only they are very diverse, reflecting the customs and local traditions of each Caribbean island, but they also take place at different time of the year. So unlike in the res... [ read more ]

Most Popular Caribbean Carnivals

Most Popular Caribbean Carnivals

October is not quite carnival time in the Caribbean, but as the hurricane season is coming to an end and late autumn weather begins to make its first sun-seeking victims, I thought you might enjoy a post on one of the Caribbean’s most popular traditions: carnivals. Almost each Caribbean island has its carnival and none of the carnivals resembles the other. Unlike the other big carnivals around the world (Rio de Janeiro, Tenerife, Venice), not all the Caribbean carnivals take place around Mardi... [ read more ]