Global Carnivalist Travels: Jamaica

Hello Loves! Happy New Year! I hope you all brought in 2019 safely and had the time of your lives. In 2018, while I was freezing at a breakfast party in New York, I made a mental note to never do that to my toes again so I decided to head to the tropics. The […]

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Planning St.Lucia Carnival 2019

I recently fell in love with St.Lucia Carnival in 2018 and before I left the island, I knew I would be back. The vibe, music and events are unlike any other carnival I’ve experienced. Dennery soca has been making its climb into our hearts since 2015 with hits like Split in the Middle, Piwat and […]

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Trinidad Carnival Checklist

Hello Carnivalists,  We have now entered what I consider the fun part of carnival planning. You purchased your flight (okay maybe lol), you put a down payment on your lodging accommodations and you are avidly working toward paying down your carnival costume. Now it’s time to shop for the greatest show on earth and buy […]

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Carnival Chaser Highlight: @_Surraya_Starr x Global Carnivalist

We continue the Carnival Chaser Highlight series as more carnival chasers explore carnivals worldwide.  Be sure to check out other highlights previous to this one. Carnival Chaser (n): An individual that goes on mostly carnival-based vacations, and plans trip after trip based on when the next carnival is. Carnival is addictive. Meet Carnival Chaser: @_Surraya_Starr What is it […]

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Interview: Get to Know Bahamas Masqueraders

My hope for 2019 is to try some NEW carnivals, with their own flair. Immediately, Bahamas Carnival came to mind. Junkanoo [Junkanoo is a street parade with music, dance, and costumes of Akan origin] inspired costumes, on an island known for their gorgeous beaches and even nicer people is a great reason to visit. If […]

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Where to Fete for Trinidad Carnival 2019

February 22 – March 9, 2019 It’s that time! Trinidad Carnival 2019 Fete List and Carnival Schedule! Trinidad Carnival 2019 fete organizers have begun releasing tickets and we’ve prepared a full list for you of all the bess fetes, their ticket prices and where you can purchase tickets, please click “purchase here” to access the ticket […]

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Monday Wear 2019: RbabbDesigns

More Monday wear!! RbabbDesigns dropped their “EGO” presentation for Trinidad Carnival 2019! Glam and GLITTER!! I love how unique the pieces are. And there is something for everyone. Registration runs from November 20th to January 1st. Get yours in Asap.   Yours in Mas, 

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Monday Wear 2018: Shop Evolve

Things are heating up for Trinidad Carnival 2019 again. More Monday Wear! Shop Evolve dropped their “Gangster’s Paradise” Trinidad Carnival Monday wear today. Registration opens November 19 and there are limited spots available. Email evolvebycrys@gmail.com for more information. Here is the presentation. Yours in Mas, 

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Band Launch: Xaymaca International Launches for Jamaica Carnival 2019

November 2018 is band launch season for Jamaica Carnival 2019! Xaymaca International was the first to launch their “Iconic” theme on November 10th, presenting several historical figures. Sections like Queen of the Nile and Prima Donna are bound to sell out quickly, so make sure you register as soon as possible. If you have no […]

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Fete List: New Year’s Caribbean Parties 2019

The New Year is coming! And what a better way than to bring in 2019 with some soca, dance-hall and the best Caribbean vibes! Here is a compiled list of all the Caribbean New Year’s events happening worldwide. Please be mindful that some events start on 12/31 and some are on New Years day. *To […]

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