Trinidad is completely different from the other Caribbean islands, which is part of its charm and appeal. It's not for everyone, though. Because Port-of-Spain, the capital, is one of the most bustling commercial centers in the Caribbean, more business travelers than tourists are drawn here. The island -- approximately 80km (50 miles) long and 65km (40 miles) wide -- does have beaches, but the best of them are far away from the capital. The city itself, with a population of about 120,000, is hot, humid, and somewhat dirty. With the opening of its $2-million cruise-ship complex, Port-of-Spain has become a major port of call for Caribbean cruise lines. … Back to Article
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