The Carnival Price Tag, Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth?

With several carnival veterans forgoing Trinidad Carnival 2018 in an effort to experience other carnivals and bucket list travel, I decided to once again, address the rising cost of carnival but more so to mention where folks can get the most bang for their buck. Two years ago, I wrote about how to cut down […]

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Miami Carnival 2017: A Review of Revel Nation Carnival

My thighs still tight as I writing this eh.. but I need to get my thoughts out before I forget. As you know, if you’ve been following me for a while, I LOVE Miami Carnival. After Trinidad, it is one of my favorites. Last year, I fell in love with the caliber of service and […]

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Crop Over 2017: A Review Of Aura Experience

#AURAFACROPOVA! I usually head to each carnival with a certain expectation, based on stories I’ve been told and pictures I’ve seen. Always keep in mind, each experience is individually owned and pictures will only capture the highlight of an experience. I feel a combination of mixed emotions toward Crop Over. But enough intro, let’s get […]

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Review: Hookie Carnival Weekend 2017

  This was my first time partying for an extended period in Washington, DC. I came right off the jumbo jet from Bermuda into a fete. I yet to sleep. Anyhow.. let’s get into it. Hookie Life is a promotion group based in Washington, DC that decided to bring back some semblance of “carnival” to […]

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Review: Bermuda Heroes Weekend 2017

I finally made it to Bermuda Heroes Weekend! First and foremost, Bermuda is by far one of the most gorgeous places I’ve visited, and I’ve been near and far, but that water OMG! Anyhow, I’m here to tell you all how my weekend went. This review will be a combination of fete reviews and the […]

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Jamaica Carnival 2017: A Review of Xaymaca International

The highly anticipated and coveted Xaymaca International, came and conquered on April 23, during Jamaica Carnival 2017. Unlike years prior, Jamaica Carnival saw an influx of two new bands, Xaymaca being on one of them; carnival chasers had their hands filled with choosing the best band that would have brought them the most vibes while […]

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Trinidad Carnival 2017: A Review of Tribe Carnival

It is with a heavy heart that I write this review because I CANNOT BELIEVE carnival done. Remember how long we took to prepare? We booked our hotels, the 100 day countdown reach, we fight up for soca brainwash tickets and now look, carnival come and done. That said, carnival was euphoric. The music was […]

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Miami Carnival 2016: A Review of Revel Nation Carnival

I’ve now played mas in Miami for 7 years, and every year is better than the last. Quite frankly, unforgettable. Like with most carnivals I attend frequently, I tend to play mas with a different band to experience the carnival differently. This year the GlobalCarnivalist crew played mas with Revel Nation Carnival. Their costume designs, […]

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Caribana 2016: A Review of Carnival Nationz

I try my best not to repeat bands but this year, I could not avoid Carnival Nationz’ “Nest” Presentation. Costumes were GORGEOUS!! Prettier than any other band. I am obviously not the only one who thought so considering they won band of the year for the third year in a row. But enough rambling. Let’s […]

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Hollywood Carnival 2016: A Review of EpicMas Band

Hola Carnivalists! It’s review time! Last weekend (June 24-27) we went to California for Hollywood Carnival. While Hollywood Carnival is still a growing carnival, we had a blast and can see the room for growth. They celebrated 5 years this year and you can already see a growing interest in their market. Marketed as a […]

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