September 15, 2014

Notice the traffic that greets you Monday morning when you’ve overslept and rushing to get to work on time?  The route taxi drivers ALWAYS know the back roads to avoid traffic traps and cops. But some Kingston roads are unavoidable, depending on your destination.

September 10, 2014
  1. Kushite’s

    For taste, presentation and decor, no other vegetarian restaurant can match Kushite. It’s open-air seating, hugged by lush vegetation on Phoenix Avenue, gives your dining experience a truly natural feel. Kushite also offers some tasty raw items on the menu, which takes time to read because some dishes are complex combinations. Take cash though, they don’t accept credit cards.

July 01, 2013

High Life Banana Republic gone Irie? Perhaps. But it could be more British colonial stripped of ideological baggage. Yet the style at the Strawberry Hill resort brings a thoroughly modern eye and new techniques to find effects quite flattering for those who need pampering. The nostalgia is persistent, however, and gorgeously so.

July 01, 2013

In Carib country, the advertisement proudly boasts, a beer is a Carib. The brewer cleverly honors Trinidad's heritage while elevating the beer from product to icon. In a similar fashion, the people of a small town in beer-loving Belgium, have tied their heritage to the locally-produced beer.

July 01, 2013

Even the asphalt seems wired when "Jumbie" masqueraders hit the streets for Carnival in Trinidad. Their colourful, elaborate costumes stand out against the natural landscape. Glitter erupts in the blaze of an equatorial sun. Celebrants parade with oversize cardboard masks of triangular shapes-Picasso saw a magical power in their African-influenced geometry.