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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…

Russia 2018!

World Cup 2018 is upon us and the entire globe is consumed with football fever. T&T is no exception, despite not having qualified for this year’s tournament, we’ve all got our favourite adopted countries. Brazil, Argentina, Germany and Spain being a few of the more well-supported teams among Trinis and the fan rivalries can get…

Pizza Lovers United!

With National Pizza Day 2018 looming, we thought why not dedicate this month’s blog to our favorite topic of all time, PIZZA! That melty, cheesy, saucy, Italian creation. It’s delighted people all over the world over since 1889, when Raffaele Esposito made the first Pizza Margherita to honor the Queen consort of Italy. The first…

Back to School Goals

Now that the Easter break has ended, it’s time to send the kids back to school for that final stretch before the end of the school term. This is an important section of the academic year particularly for students as the SEA and CXC exams are right around the corner. With this in mind, now is…

5 Tips for Sticking to your Lenten Fast

After the season of Carnival comes the season of Lent. Over the forty days following Ash Wednesday, about 60% of the population will observe the religious event. Traditionally, they do so by fasting from certain foods (usually meat), or ‘giving up’ some luxury for the period to commemorate the biblical 40 days that Jesus Christ…

Having a Healthy and Safe C2K18

Having a Healthy and Safe C2K18 Pace Yourself We Trinis pride ourselves on being the world’s best limers, we can pump like no one else can; and while it is fun to keep the lime going, it’s also important to know when to stop. Exhaustion, dehydration and heat stroke are very real health risks, throw…

Tips for a very Merry Christmas!

Tips for a very Merry Christmas!  The holiday season is a time when people usually splurge on presents, decorations and food… but this Christmas, a lot of Trinis are probably keeping a close eye on their wallet. Yes, belts are tightening all around, but that doesn’t mean this Christmas can’t be jolly! Some of these…

Trini Christmas is the Best!

As Susan Macioo so famously put it, Christmas time in Trinidad and Tobago is truly the best. The unique cultural milieu that is our twin-island republic boasts a rich yuletide tradition that is beyond compare.  Let’s look at the top 3 reasons why this is so! The Food This has got to be the number…

The Light of Peace

The Light of Peace

Divali is upon us and with it comes the chance to reflect on life and the chance to attain inner peace. Though primarily a Hindu festival, it has been adopted by Trinis of all denominations due to the message of positivity and the opportunity to spend time with family.   Traditionally, Divali or Deepavali has…

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