Off the beaten path …. my top 3 North Coast beaches.

There are many benefits to living on a small island such as my beautiful twin island Republic, Trinidad and Tobago  but my favorite one is the beaches. I absolutely love to go to the beach, I honestly don't even need to bathe in the water to have a good time, just being there is sometimes … Continue reading Off the beaten path …. my top 3 North Coast beaches.

Book Review: The Year in San Fernando by Michael Anthony

There is something special about a book that paints a lucid picture of a time long ago. I enjoy books that are somewhat like a historical storybook, a window into the past. I am Trinbagonian and I am familiar with the San Fernando of the 21st century, but this book gave me a glimpse into life … Continue reading Book Review: The Year in San Fernando by Michael Anthony

My love affair with Aripo Falls

There are many beautiful waterfalls hidden throughout the trails of the North Coast of Trinidad but one that I particularly enjoy is the stunning Aripo Falls. This small, cute, gorgeous waterfall is located in the Heights of Aripo and it is the waterfall that I wish I had in my own backyard (A Girl could … Continue reading My love affair with Aripo Falls

A new Normal…. :) Six things I have learnt from Covid-19 thus far

A couple of days ago, my best friend Shana sent me this quote: "In the rush to return to normal, use this time to consider which parts of normal are worth rushing back to" Dave Hollis She then asked what do I think will be my new normal after Covid-19? What is worth getting back … Continue reading A new Normal…. 🙂 Six things I have learnt from Covid-19 thus far

My Top 4 Beaches in Trinidad – Advice from a hiker!

Honestly, I believe that a day at the beach is just good for the mind, body and soul. There is something healing about being at the beach, whether you bathe in the water or you just sit and relax on the sand or just lie back and listen to the sound of the waves and … Continue reading My Top 4 Beaches in Trinidad – Advice from a hiker!

Rio Seco Waterfall…… a perfect beginner’s hike

Rio Seco waterfall is located just before the village of Balandra in the north-east  of Trinidad. This waterfall is one of the most well known in Trinidad and is beloved by many 😉 On any given weekend or especially on a holiday it is one of the most popular locations for hikers, limers (liming is … Continue reading Rio Seco Waterfall…… a perfect beginner’s hike

Sometimes it is all about the View: Mt Tabor hike

The beautiful Mt Tabor is the name of the mountain top behind the Mt St Benedict Church. This hike is one of the most scenic in Trinidad with views of the East-West Corridor and all the way south to the San Fernando Hill on the way up and a view of the St Joseph Valley … Continue reading Sometimes it is all about the View: Mt Tabor hike

Book Review: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Now this was a good book but just not a good book for me. It honestly as we Trinis would say, was real bacchanal from the start. My friend Hannah recommended this book to me and although I found it entertaining, I rated it 3 / 5 because it really was too much drama for … Continue reading Book Review: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Book Review: Black Privilege – Charlamagne Tha God

Now Charlamagne tha God isn't everyone's cup of tea ☕ for sure, but I for one am a fan of his work as I find him to be brutally honest, refreshing and entertaining on his radio show The Breakfast Club (which you can watch on line on YouTube if you are not in the US)😊 … Continue reading Book Review: Black Privilege – Charlamagne Tha God

Book Review: The West Indian Lawyer – Keith Sobion

In 2019 my cousin, Justin Sobion published a book entitled "The West Indian Lawyer - Keith Sobion." This book is the definition of a labour of love and actually took about 8 years to complete❤. He interviewed many persons from all walks of life from the security guard, Mr Jones at the Pines townhouses in … Continue reading Book Review: The West Indian Lawyer – Keith Sobion

Nothing Beats a Mayaro Road Trip :) Part II

After stopping by The Book Junkie Bookstore, we continued on the road to Mayaro. On the second leg of our Mayaro Road Trip we headed into the  vibrant fishing village of Ortorie Mayaro. Our fist stop was a beach filled with sea shells off Point Radix Road. My mother again had mentioned this spot to … Continue reading Nothing Beats a Mayaro Road Trip 🙂 Part II

Nothing beats a Mayaro Road Trip :) Part I

Radix Village in Mayaro is a quiet beautiful beach community located on the south-eastern side of Trinidad facing the Atlantic Ocean. It is a small, close knit village and it is the spot where my mother and her siblings spent their summer holidays when they were growing up.  The actual county of Mayaro is much … Continue reading Nothing beats a Mayaro Road Trip 🙂 Part I