Trinidad and Tobago Travel Guide

Trinidad and Tobago Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Overview Trinidad and Tobago Country-specific safety information Crime The number of violent crimes in Trinidad and Tobago is high. Gang crime, not least of which is drug trafficking, has a large share in this. During the period around public holidays (Christmas, Carnival), there has been a regular increase in pickpockets, casual robberies and […]

Trinidad and Tobago Overview

Trinidad and Tobago Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Capital Port of Spain. Geography As a country located in North America according to politicsezine, Trinidad and its little sister island Tobago are located off the Venezuelan coast. In the north of Trinidad there is a mountain range, at the foot of which lies […]

Trinidad and Tobago Schools

Trinidad and Tobago Everyday Life

Names in Trinidad and Tobago The names of the inhabitants of Trinidad and Tobago, but also the names of places, reflect the eventful history of the country. Many first and last names are English. It often happens that English first names are now used as surnames. The former international soccer players Stern John and Kelvin […]

Trinidad and Tobago Religion

Trinidad and Tobago Religion

A majority of the residents are Christians, both Catholics and Protestants, while nearly a fifth are Hindus. Ethnic diversity in Trinidad and Tobago is reflected in the practice of religion, including in a rich flora of festivals. Religious freedom prevails and it is respected by the authorities. There are schools run by Christian, Hindu or […]

Music in Trinidad and Tobago

Music in Trinidad and Tobago

The music scene in Trinidad and Tobago reflects the country’s ethnic diversity, and the folk tradition plays a key role. African-derived forms of music are preserved in the Orishar religion and other religious directions, with alternating songs and drum ensembles and in calendar dance. Afro-European forms include local versions of real, jig, waltz and other […]

The Presidential Palace in Port of Spain

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago is a republic in the Caribbean. It consists of two islands located about 15 kilometers off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. Tobago is located 30 kilometers northeast of Trinidad. The islands are separated from mainland South America by the straits of Serpent’s Mouth and […]

Horned shepherds

Geography of Trinidad and Tobago

Northern Trinidad is dominated by the east-west mountain range Northern Range, with peaks up to 940 meters above sea level. The hilly landscape of Tobago (Main Ridge) constitutes a continuation of this mountain range. By the way, the island of Trinidad is mainly lowland, with swamps and alluvial plains along the coast; along the north […]