Tips and advice to thrive in Trinidad and Tobago


When living in a foreign country, you have to adapt to a new environment, various cultures and different social codes.

How did you manage to adjust to Trinidad and Tobago?

How long does it take to feel at home? Would you say it is an easy process?

According to you, what is key for a successful integration process in Trinidad and Tobago?

Thank you in advance for sharing your experience!


After living abroad for 30 years from a business point of view it was and sometimes still is difficult to adjust to the Trini style of doing business.

Life in a general sense though is fabulous. Laid back, never in a hurry, great food, and lots of outdoor activities and places to go and see.

Successful integration into Trinidad and Tobago is totally dependent on your mind set. Face the reality that things work differently in the Caribbean and just keep calm and the process will be smoother.

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