Island People Mas teasers

Island People Mas teasers

                    Island People Mas Band launch their Trinidad Carnival 2012 presentation on Friday 5th August.  Thanks to the lovely folk at Carnivaltv.net we can again watch it streaming LIVE online.  So I’m gonna put on my comfy pyajams and watch it all go down in HIGH(…)

Trinidad Carnival Flight Watch post holiday

Yesterday was a holiday so today will just have to be flight to Trinidad Carnival 2012 fare check day! As of today, direct flights (excluding London) from Feb 14/15 – Feb 22/23 Toronto – CA$832.00 with Caribbean Airlines last week CA$802.76 Miami – US$400 with Caribbean Airlines same as last week New York – US$510(…)

Fantasy Carnival Teaser #2

Fantasy Carnival Teaser #2

                    Opps, my bad.  I said that Fantasy Carnival had less than 100 followers on FB.  But turns out I “liked” the wrong organisation.  Here is the real Fantasy Carnival mas band coming out for Trinidad carnival 2012: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fantasy-Carnival-TT/134881116597454?sk=wall On a brighter note, they also released(…)

Fantasy Carnival?

Fantasy Carnival?

                  According to their website, this newbie Trinidad Carnival band is slated to launch on Saturday 6 August 2011.  They are being very secretive about their presentation and band but I’m not sure exactly how that is working out for them as their Facebook page has less(…)

Flights to Trinidad!

It’s flight watch Monday again! As of today, direct flights (excluding London) from Feb 14/15 – Feb 22/23 Toronto – CA$802.76 with Caribbean Airlines Miami – US$400 with Caribbean Airlines New York – US$510 with Caribbean Airlines Houston -US$801 with Continental London – £728 with British Airways (1 connection) All fares include taxes.

Band Launch Seaon is in full swing!

Band Launch Seaon is in full swing!

OK, I’m back from vacation so let’s continue where we left off! I know some of you have already booked your flights for Trinidad Carnival 2011. Hooray! For the rest, keep checking the fares till you see one that meets your budget. Onto Carnival bands… We are already into band launch season. In the past(…)

Trinidad Carnival Costumes

To play or not to play? So I’ve been sitting here for a while trying to figure out how to accurately explain what it is like to play mas.  There are no words, but there are videos.  This is by far my favourite Trinidad Carnival video of all time.  After viewing this video, the question(…)

Trinidad Fare Watch Monday

So you’ve decided to go to Trinidad for Carnival 2012.  Faaaaaaaaaaantastic!  Take it from me, you won’t be disappointed.  The first step is to start looking at flights and book when you see a fare that you can afford.  Depending on where you are flying from and how late you wait to book, fares can(…)