Reviews: Notting Hill Carnival 2018

Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event that has taken place in London since 1966 on the streets of Notting Hill, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of Westminster, each August over two days. This carnival averages 2 million attendees, which of course causes logistical issues, crowd control challenges, violence […]

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Business Feature: Hot Gyal Lashes

Hey Carnivalists, Let’s talk Carnival Beauty. Makeup expectations around Carnival have been evolving as Carnival becomes more popular and glamorous. Today, we are highlighting lashes because honey, have you ever forgotten to put on mascara and just felt blah? Lashes gives your look the extra ummph to slay the road. This is where Hot Gyal Lashes […]

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Carnival Chaser Highlight: @Kaygee x Global Carnivalist

Ya’ll thought we were finished? Hehe.. 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 […]

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Fete List: Where to Party for Miami Carnival 2018

Miami Carnival Dates: October 3 – 8, 2018 You know you’ve been looking out for it, the infamous Global Carnivalist – Miami Carnival fete list [miami carnival 2018 fetes schedule] that gives you all the hot fetes and their purchase links in one location. Because ain’t nobody got time to be looking all over for […]

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Caribana 2018: A Review of Carnival Nationz by Wanna’s World

If you stopped by yesterday, you had a chance to read some Caribana 2018 feedback from masqueraders, good, bad and ugly. Wanna, of Wanna’s World, also had her own story to tell, to shed some light on the headache that was Caribana 2018. Here’s what I asked Wanna. COSTUME PICKUP Was costume pickup day organized?  […]

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Caribana 2018: Band Reviews

Caribana for awhile was known as one of the best carnivals in North America, but lately it seems as if the city of Toronto does not embrace Caribbean culture, though this parade and its associated events bring millions of dollars into the city. I did not attend but I had so many masqueraders submit their […]

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St. Lucia Carnival 2018: A Review of Legends Carnival

Hello Carnivalists, I am still reveling in my mind and basking in my carnival experience in St.Lucia. St.Lucia carnival took place on July 16 and 17 and exceeded my expectations in terms of vibes and delivery. My crew and I awaited band launch earlier in the year and decided to play mas with Legends Carnival. […]

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Fete List: Where to Party for Labor Day Weekend in NYC 2018

Time Frame: August 25 – September 8, 2018 Here are some of the best soca parties/fetes happening in New York City for Labor Day weekend. Labor Day weekend in NYC is ALWAYS a bess lime, people come from the islands to fete with us. Some of the best Caribbean promotion groups will be throwing events […]

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Band Launch: Bliss Carnival launches for Trinidad Carnival 2019

The time we’ve been waiting for is here!! Bliss Carnival launched their 2019 Trinidad Carnival “Muse” presentation this evening. She is Fierce. She is Exotic. She is Daring. She is Elegant. She is Mysterious. ​She is Glamourous. She is a Free Spirit. She is Unstoppable. She is the Ultimate MUSE. The only question that remains […]

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