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Best hairstyles for playing mas
Events, Natural Hair

Best Hairstyles for Playing Mas

Carnival is here! As a masquerader, you spent your money to play in the best band, so you definitely want to look your best out on the road. I have some tips for first timers in my carnival prep post, but didn’t mention anything about hair. Hairstyles that work best are when hair […]

Events

Get Fit, Feast and Fete at the Trini Trifecta

August means summer vacation is winding down and parents are getting their kids prepared to go back to school. On August 1, the British West Indies celebrated Emancipation Day based on the The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 ending slavery in the British Empire. August is also independence month for many islands […]

The Atmosphere Have Vibes My First J'Ourvet Experience
Events, International Travel, Travel

The Atmosphere Have Vibes…My First J’ourvet Experience

It’s mid winter and that means Carnival is near. Although I’m not going back to Trinidad for Carnival this year, I’m always reminded of my first j’ourvet experience. J’ouvert (French pronunciation: ​[ʒuvɛʁ]) is a large street party during Carnival in the eastern Caribbean region. J’ouvert is a contraction of the […]