Caribbean Beat Magazine

Symphony in green: a guide to Dominica

If Christopher Columbus could return to the Caribbean now, Dominica might well be the only island he'd recognise. "Unspoiled" is the most abused adjective in Caribbean tourism, but Dominica gives it new meaning. And the "Nature Island" has much more to offer, too, with its rich cultural life, underwater wonders and warm people. Simon Lee reports
Concorde Valley. Photograph by Clem Johnson/ Freestyle

Grenada Grace

Despite its long and turbulent history, Grenada is a peaceful and serene island, a place of infinite charm; its friendly people and beautiful beaches make it a wonderful place to live, and perfect for a holiday. Jeremy Taylor reports on the special blend that is Grenada, Isle of Spice
St George’s climbs the hillside above the Carenage. Photo by Mike Toy

Carnival Countdown (Part 2)

Your complete guide to this year's Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, the first of the new millennium. What happens, what to do, how to join in; costumes, fetes, mas' bands, steel orchestras, Panorama, calypso tents, soca and chutney, Kiddies' Carnival, Calypso Monarch, J' Ouvert...It's all here, together with the story of how it all came about and glorious pictures of last year's festival
Fancy sailors doing their giddy dance on the Savannah stage. Photograph by Noel Norton