The Land of the Hummingbird
Trinidad & Tobago
This twin island country in the Caribbean reflects African and Indian cultures throughout the islands. The birthplace of the steelpan, Trinidad is known for its annual Carnival celebrating music styles like soca and calypso.
Calling all soca music lovers, if you’ve never attended Trinidad Carnival, make sure to add it to your bucket list! Trinidad Carnival is one of the largest in the world, with many people traveling from all over to attend. It occurs annually on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. Read more about attending one of the most fantastic street festivals in the world in my ultimate guide to Trinidad Carnival.