BAND LAUNCH: Yuma Vibe Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

Yuma Vibe launched “Origins”, their 2017 Trinidad Carnival presentation last night. Some of the best male costumes for Trinidad Carnival were showcased. Inti is hands down my favorite section by Keisha Als. Great job by the designer. Registration details will be up soon. Which section do you love the most?     Yours in Mas […]

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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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BAND LAUNCH: Entice Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

In their sophomore year, Entice Carnival wows us with their Alluring Tales theme for Trinidad Carnival 2017. If you love the vibes of Fantasy Carnival but love Entice’s costumes. then you’re in for a treat. Same band, same vibes blended into one! Check out Entice’s 2017 presentation. Registration details are forthcoming Yours in Mas

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BAND LAUNCH: Fantasy Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

Fantasy Carnival wowed us with an arabic theme, 1001 Fantasies last night in Trinidad. We certainly see the  influence, bling and use of color in every section.Shawn Dhanraj’s designs were by far the most outstanding and beautiful of all the sections. What were your thoughts of Fantasy Carnival’s 2017 Trinidad Carnival presentation? Registration details will […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Bliss Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

You can expect quality costumes from Tribe’s brain child, Bliss Carnival. Partnered with some of the same designers, Bliss offers a slightly different carnival experience than Tribe but same top notch quality. Their theme this year was exceptional and executed so well. I cannot wait to see these on the road. Registration details will be […]

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Planning for Trinidad Carnival 2017

You know something? While I’m melting in the sun in Trinidad, I’m always thinking I can do without this heat — “i eh playing mas next year” LOL (yeh right) and then band launch dates come out, we review pictures and it’s like.. YES!! WE DEY! Mas in Trinidad next year! But the happiest and most […]

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Global Carnivalist Travels: Greece

I’ve been on an adventure lately as you can see. Three countries in three months — that being said, in May, I visited Greece. Kendra wanted to celebrate her birthday some place new and Greece was chosen! I got an amazing price for my flight from NYC to Greece (directly). The airline of choice was […]

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Trinidad Carnival 2017 Band Theme Teasers

Can you believe Trinidad Carnival bands (some) already dropped their theme teasers days after we crossed the stage in Trinidad and Tobago. For those of you who were waiting to recoup your pockets before you started planning your 2017 Trinidad Carnival trip — now is the time to start planning. Below is a checklist of […]

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2015 CARNIVALS IN REVIEW: A Look At the Top Carnivals This Year

Greetings! As you know we love Carnival A LOT.. and nothing brings us more joy than participating in carnival festivities from country to country, and in the United States. Below is our list of the Best Carnivals. We only ranked ten, so we hope your hometown/country was lucky enough to make the list. Our wish? – […]

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Bacchanal Jamaica Checklist & Feather Shortage

Morning Masqueraders!! We will officially be in Jamaica on THURSDAY!! (Wednesday for some). I write this post with a bit of sad news for those of you who are in sections that may be affected by the feather shortage in Jamaica. Bacchanal Jamaica released this statement last night regarding the costumes that will be short […]

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