Global Carnivalist Travels: Haiti

Hi guys! A LOT of people have been inquiring about my Haiti trip and for good reason. It’s rare people travel to Haiti for leisure, either because of the rumors that Haiti is violent or the images we see on international newsrooms. Haiti was amazing for me. The first free black nation and many Haitians […]

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An Inside Look: Xuvo Carnival Dazzles for St. Lucia Carnival 2019

Hi Carnivalists, We have a new band to talk about, Xuvo Carnival. While Xuvo Carnival is new to the St.Lucia Carnival scene, Verve is no novice to the event production space in St.Lucia. Having worked with several vendors, DJs and sponsors around their large-scale events, this team is familiar with this level of execution. If you […]

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Rumored: New Band “Lavish” for Spice Mas 2019

Hi Carnivalists, We just intercepted a letter and it looks like there WILL BE a NEW BAND for Grenada Carnival, also known as Spice Mas. Spice Mas 2019 occurs in August. This year, parade days will fall on August 12-13, 2019. The band will be called “LAVISH”!!! So far we know they plan to launch […]

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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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