TOURISM IN MY COUNTRY

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YOUR TOURIST GUIDE
BY SACHIN KUMAR KEMPELINGAIAH
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN TRINIDAD
• The pitch lake
• Large buildings in in our capital city, Port-ofSpain.
• Our shopping malls.
• Beaches.
• Gasparee caves.
• Bird sanctuary in Caroni.
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN TOBAGO
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Bucco reef north-east of the island.
Mount Fourt King George.
Pigeon point.
Arnos Vale water wheel.
Glass-bottom boat cruises.
Nylon pool.
Rainbow falls.
A map of Tobago.
A map of trinidad
Common foods in Trinidad and Tobago
(breakfast)
• Doubles (sandwich made with 2 flat pieces of
bread called “bara” and curried chick peas or
garbanzo beans)
• Bake and shark
• Sada roti
• Coconut bread
• Crix crackers and cheese
• Crab & dumpling. (famous Tobago food)
Common Food in Trinidad and Tobago
(lunch & dinner)
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Chicken roti.
Macaroni pasta or pie
Calalloo.
Pelau.
Curry duck, chicken or even shrimp.
Cascadura (a small fresh waster fish. Local
legend says that whoever eats the fish, will
come to Trinidad to end their days)
Some popular Restuarants
NAME OF RESTUARANT
CUISINE TYPE
WHERE IT IS LOCATED
Angelo’s
Italian
Ariapita, Woodbrook (POS)
Aspara
Indian
13, Queen’s park E,
belmont. (POS)
Arnos Vale Water Wheel
Restuarant
International
East of plymouth, Arnos
Vale. (tobago)
Battimamzelle
Caribbean
Complentz, Cascade (POS)
Dillon’s Seafood
International
Milford Road, Canaan
Old Donkey Cart
Cajun
Scarborough (tobago)
Restaurant Singho
Chinesse
Long Circular Mall,(POS)
Thamnak Thai
Thai
13, Queen’s Park East.
(POS)
Veni Mange
Creole
67A Ariapita Ave.
Woodbrook (POS)
Precautionary Measures in Trinidad
and Tobago
• Crime and chaos are the two common things
in Trinidad today. Tobago does not have this
chaos but in some areas it is very quiet.
• Consult people of whom you can trust.
• Drive cautiously on the roads but not too
cautiously.
• Store your personal belongings deep down
inside your storage compartment.
Accommodations in Trinidad and
Tobago
Hyatt Regency Hotel (Trinidad) 93% rec. *
Coco Reef (Tobago) 79% rec.
Courtyard by Marriott (Port-of-Spain) 87% rec.
Forty Winks Inn (Port-of-Spain) 89% rec.
Brahma Guest House (Trinidad) 100% rec.
The Carlton Savannah (Port-of-Spain) 84% rec.
La Grand Courlan Resort & Spa (Tobago) 58%
rec.
Rec.* ____ recommended
Transportation
1. Just a 15 minute flight from Trinidad to
Tobago.
2. Or, if you need to carry your car there, a two
hour boat ride from Trinidad to Tobago.
3. Take a Maxi-Taxi (only $10TT)
4. Rent a car with GPS if necessary.
5. You can board a Bus to get to simple areas
such as a school. (Hillview Collage)
Festivals in Trinidad and Tobago
• Carnival (Monday and Tuesday before Ash
Wednesday)
• Phagwa (12th Febuary, 2011)
• Bucco Goat Race (Easter Tuesday)
• Rap-so-Fest (Takes place in May)
• Tobago heritage
• Emancipation Day (August 1st )
• Divali.
• Eid-Ur-Fitr.
Shopping Centers
• West Mall (the falls) the mall can’t only lure you
to its high quality stores but its scenery both
inside and outside the falls.
• Trincity Mall one of the largest malls in Trinidad
and you can never say “ there’s nothing to do”
once inside!
• Long Circular Mall though old fashioned, this mall
has some great restuarants on the top floor.
• Scarborough Mall though under-populated,
costumer service is super.
Sporting Activities
• Cricket we are big fans of the West Indies
• Football our team is called the “Soca
Warriors”
• Golf you are always welcomed at any of our
golf courses
• Hockey we found a way to play on land
• Basketball all schools take part in this sport
• Tennis popular sport.
In Case of Emergency
• On a rare occasion you will hear of a hurricane
warning or an earthquake will strike.
• Some hospitals in T & T are: West Shore
Medical, Medical Associates, St. Clair Medical,
Port-of-Spain General, San Fernando General,
Fracture and Orthopaedics hospital.
• For each/most towns and cities there is a
health center.
Need More Information?
• http://www.ttec.co.tt/favicon.ico
• http://www.gotrinidadandtobago.com/resour
ces/documents/13/tnt-festivals.pdf
• Restaurant Listings in Trinidad and Tobago at
Frommer's
• Tobago Tourist Attractions: Sightseeing and
Attractions in Tobago Area, Republic of
Trinidad and Tobago
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