In this title fight, though, much will depend on the desires of each Caribbean-bound traveller.
From a political perspective, a small band of Tobagonians are calling for independence from its neighbour but, for the moment, the marriage is a happy one.
Virgin Atlantic resumes its winter service from Gatwick this Tuesday.
Nevertheless, the possibilities in Trinidad should not be overlooked.
Ambitious Trinidadians can't resist relishing the stereotype that their countrymen over the water are work-shy, living life at their own slow pace.
From the average traveller's point of view it might seem that Tobago has the edge, by dint of unrivalled beaches and a far greater choice of accommodation.
With Carnival approaching, and Trini eye candy, we’ve selected ladies with personal accomplishments to match their beauty.
Some 40 minutes later, my eyes still streaming, I set off to tour the island with my guide Nick.Here are the 2015-2020 dates for Trinidad's Carnival - or at least Carnival Monday and Tuesday, the "official" celebration days, although the party always starts at least the previous Friday: By the way, while it may seem to be absurd to be thinking about Carnival 2021, it is far from ridiculous to start planning your visit to Trinidad Carnival a year or more in advance.The party is extremely popular with locals, Trini expatriates, and tourists alike, so you need to get an early start if you want to get a good hotel or guest-house room, join a Carnival mas band, and a seat on a Carnival-season flight!Trinidad: Curries and culture I had been warned, but I just couldn't help myself.Lifting the tiny piece of lava-red chilli to my lips, I laid it gingerly on my tongue. This was the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Pepper, officially the world's hottest, as charted by the Scoville heat scale.
Related – Seven delicious foods from Trinidad & Tobago Did I happen to mention there were many beautiful women dressed up in Port of Spain for this year’s party?