Caribbean Beat Magazine

Trinidad’s Road March | Backstory

Trinidad & Tobago’s Carnival is full of rivalries and competitions, and none is more fierce than the annual Road March battle. Mark Lyndersay traces the history of the musical title that reflects the will of masqueraders on the street — and we dare to share our picks for the top ten Road March songs from the 1930s to the present day
The 1993 Road march King, SuperBlue. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

The games are afoot | Snapshot

Video games aren’t just for teenagers to have fun — globally, they’re a highly lucrative business, requiring state-of-the-art technical know-how, creative flair, and significant investment. Mark Lyndersay meets the minds behind Couple Six and Coded-Arts, video game developers in Barbados and T&T, whose agenda includes creating games that reflect the culture of their home islands

The Bajan Boom

You may find yourself having to make some tough choices in Barbados: just how do you fit all the many activities in one vacation? Mark Lyndersay helps you weigh your choices, and also takes a look at the rapid expansion of the island's facilities, not least its fine new golf courses
Bathsheba on the east coast. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay