Carnival Packing Check List


Tis is the season! There are a lot of you gearing up to fly to Trinidad for Carnival. Packing can be stressful especially when organizing a trip of this magnitude. (Pro Tip: I make a list of all the things I have to buy then pack at least 3 hours before my flight. That way I never forget anything). Here are a few essentials that you absolutely NEED to secure in your suitcase before you jump into that cab to the airport.

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When to Say No?

Activists demonstrate in front of riot police outside the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia

Once I make a decision I’m pretty much set in my ways and there’s nothing that you can tell me to think otherwise. The summer of 2013  I decided that I must attend the World Cup in Rio. A few people tried to dissuade and tell me to skip out on this because of the political unrest in Brazil. These days it seems like every nation is going through some sort of unrest but people still travel.

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