Jamaica Carnival 2018: A Review of Fetes & Xaymaca International

My throat is sore from singing soca lyrics infront of truck speakers, my right heel is sore from wearing heels for hours, but guess who wouldn’t change it ? of course me. Jamaica Carnival 2018 was heavily promoted, if you are an avid reader of globalcarnivalist.com, I mentioned in 2015 that this carnival would bloom and […]

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Fete List: Where to Fete in NYC for Memorial Weekend 2018

As one of the major hub cities for Caribbean culture, New York City is known for it’s top notch authentic soca scene. Memorial Weekend in NYC kicks off summer as we know it and has some staple events that we love. Global Carnivalist has become known for their fete lists — everything you need to […]

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Carnival Chaser Highlight: @CarnivalLolita X Global Carnivalist

As the years continue to fly by and costumes launch, and feathers shimmer in the sun, carnival is a tradition enjoyed by many. 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  @CarnivalLolita_ What is it about carnival that […]

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Band Launch: Khepri Kulture launches for Crop Over 2018

It’s band launch season for Barbados, as the bands are in costume mode for Crop Over 2018! Make sure you subscribe to get all the updates in your inbox. Khepri Kulture’s mission is to provide one of the BEST Carnival and Event Experience and foster a modern youth culture. This launch reminded me of a […]

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Band Launch: Carnival Xtascy Launches for Spice Mas 2018

Carnival Xtascy, Grenada’s newest premium all inclusive carnival band launched last night for Spice Mas 2018.  With notable designers like Stronjeh, Sherise Stewart, and Freaks Mas. If you are planning to go to Grenada for carnival, start planning soon.  Flights increase quickly. Carnival days are August 13th and 14th, 2018. What do you think about their […]

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Band Launch: Zulu International Launches for Crop Over 2018

Zulu International kicks off band launch season in Barbados for Crop Over 2018. Their theme is “Hidden in the Stars”, designed by notable designers like David Dewer, Kat Gittens, Janiece Springer and Natalie Fonrose. Which one do you like the most? Yours in Mas,

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A Couple’s Guide to Attending Carnival Together

Let’s talk about Carnival Love. Over the holidays, I covered couples [Read Part 1] that met each other during carnival [Read Part 2]. A lot of people idolize the idea of having a significant other that they can travel the world with, fete with and go to carnival with. Like most things, once you involve others […]

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Carnival Chaser Highlight: @Brasai_ x Global Carnivalist

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  @Brasai_ What is it about carnival that keeps you chasing?  The Carnival experience in itself is infectious and addicting, so the more memories and great times you create, the harder […]

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The Art of Paying for Carnival

As mentioned in the Carnival Chaser Series, Carnival is ADDICTIVE. Once you get a taste, you will be back for more. As carnival chasers, we plan out our 4-5 carnival trips for the year while many people are still wondering how we’re able to pull this off and live. Some of us have discretionary funds […]

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Carnival Chaser Highlight: @_StacyChantal x Global Carnivalist

Carnival Chaser (n): An individual that goes on mostly carnival-based vacations, and plans trip after trip based on when the next carnival is. A newly coined term, carnival chasers have been hitting carnival after carnival for years but this trend is now becoming the norm. No longer are we looking forward to random dream destination […]

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