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Trinidad is Our Land

As we head towards our nation’s 57th Independence anniversary, we decided to highlight some of the things that make this country great. Our multiracial society is unlike any other, with a mix of arguably the most diverse population for a country its size. As a result of colonialism, slavery and indentureship, our tiny twin island…

Water Woes

With the dry season in full swing and water outages being experienced throughout the country, we thought that it might be wise to take a look at ways that we can all conserve this precious resource so that it lasts. Update Your Plumbing Your home’s plumbing is your first line of defense in the war…

Earth Day 2019

Earth Day is on April 22nd and we’ve got some super helpful tips that can really help you to do your part. This year’s theme is “Protect Our Species” and so we’ll be sharing how you can reduce your impact on the world’s wildlife. The balance of nature has been overturned due to our own…

International Women’s Day | #balanceforbetter

This month we celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8th.  This year’s theme is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change” #BalanceforBetter, seeking to bring more gender balance to the world; while celebrating the achievements of women. This is pursued from a business standpoint, as it is believed that a more gender balanced workplace has…

Pizza and Picong!

Carnival 2019 is in full swing, and with a long season this year there is no shortage of fetes to go to along with a bumper crop of Soca hits to keep the vibes pumping 24/7! Among this year’s Soca, we’re happy to see a revival in the art of Picong. According to Wikipedia, “Picong…

Carnival Safety Starts with You!

Carnival 2019 is almost here, and while hitting the gym and shedding that holiday weight might be on a lot of people’s minds right now, staying safe and enjoying carnival responsibly is also very important. We’ve put together 5 tips to help you celebrate safely!   Buy tickets only from authorized dealers Trinis are world-class…

Holiday Hacks

Christmas is really one of the most magical times of the year, and we’re so excited that it’s right around the corner. So much so, that we’ve compiled a list of 10 DIY (do it yourself) tips for making your life easier during the festive season!   Old aluminum foil and plastic wrap boxes are…

Illuminating the World: Divali 2018

Lit Deyas

The festival of lights also known as Divali, is almost here and we’re excited to start lighting up! As part of Trinidad and Tobago’s rich cultural mosaic, we’re truly blessed to play host to several diverse festivals and feast days. If you’re new to Divali, here are some tips that you can keep in mind…

Staying Safe During A Quake

Preparation List

The major earthquake and its aftershocks that we experienced last month took us all by surprise. It was the strongest earthquake that Trinidad and Tobago has experienced in living memory. Images and video of the damage and how people reacted, quickly began circulating and seemed almost surreal, like something out of a movie. For the…

Active Children are Happy Children

A lot has been said about this generation’s fondness for electronic devices and though technology has made life easier, an Ipad or smartphone is no substitute for the joy of physical play and the health benefits that accompany it. So, to help you get your kids back out into the real world, we’ve made a…

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