By Nerissa Hosein. I was stressed. Trinidad was getting to me, with the busy life, the hustling and bustling and the traffic everywhere. So I decided to run away with my family on Boxing Day to our little sister island of Tobago for a different vibe.
Tobago just has such a low key, relaxing vibe to it. It is like being in an alternate universe where time slows, people smile more and traffic is almost nonexistent. So as soon as I reached I felt like a new person.
The right vibe with full amenities and clean room
I took a chance this year and instead of going to the bigger more expensive hotel I chose a quiet little guest house for which I had read great reviews. On arriving at Papa Joe’s Place my family and I were immediately greeted by the very friendly staff. We were shown to our room and I must say I was so happy with my choice. They offered full amenities and the place was clean. It was the perfect vibe. For a mother of two young children who are always playing on the ground, cleanliness is truly next to godliness for me.
The few nights spent there were so peaceful. The ladies came and spoke to us every day, made friends with my kids, made sure we were well looked after and kept our room clean and tidy. Thanks to them, my family and I had a wonderful time and enjoyed the vibe in the beautiful island of Tobago.
February 2014 – Issue 8 www.sweettntmagazine.com
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Some may think that the beaches, the fauna and flaura, the festivities and local cuisine are what make Tobago a beautiful place but in my humble opinion I truly believe that the increased peace of mind you can experience there is what makes the island the true paradise that it really is. If you’ve never experienced such a thing after going there, my advice is that you should keep going — keep going and learn to free up yourself until the mysteries of the land unlocks your mind, heart and soul.
April 2016 – Issue 21 www.sweettntmagazine.com