Trinidad & Tobago – A Tropical Fruit Paradise

We have been encouraged by dieticians to have at least four to five servings of fruit per day. Living in Trinidad however, makes this an easy feat as we are surrounded by a number of tropical fruits. While we have easy access to fruits such as peaches, pears, apples and grapes to name a few, […]

The Origin Of Food In The Culturally Diverse Trinidad & Tobago

As a result, our cuisine has been greatly influenced by the Amerindians, Africans, Indians, Europeans and the Chinese. In recent years, there has been a surge in foods originated in the Syrian and Lebanese community. Cuisine in Trinidad and Tobago is therefore ethnically marked. Here is a little background behind a few of our major […]

Coconut Water – The Absolute Refresher

From the many stalls we frequent around the Queen’s Park Savannah with family and friends, to the bottle of coconut water used to chase our rums at a house gathering, this refreshing drink is as vital to Trinidad culture as regular water. Trinidadians and tourists alike all enjoy the sweet taste of coconut water. While […]

Civil Society Organisations in Trinidad and Tobago

These organisations were all created to meet a specific need of the communities in which they function. CSOs serve as the interface between the public and private sectors, persons and communities. Civil Society Organizations have also been regarded as a ‘third sector organisations’ (TSOs) in Trinidad and Tobago, which signifies that they are independent of […]


What exactly is volunteerism? Volunteerism is an act which is carried out willingly to the benefit of individuals, where there is no intention of any financial reward. Many would describe it as an unpaid job, which involves spending time doing something that aims to benefit others. Volunteering is what makes a community, because it brings […]