The 741-foot drop of Kaieteur was formed by the Potaro River’s gradual erosion of a soft sandstone plateau. Photograph by Philippe Kok

Kaieteur dreaming

With their 741-foot drop over a sandstone plateau, the majestic Kaieteur Falls are an icon of Guyana, and a must-see for adventure travellers. But while most visitors hop down on an airborne day-trip, a lucky few get to experience this natural wonder the old-fashioned way, travelling by boat up the Potaro River. Nicholas Laughlin recounts the journey, and the falls’ magnetic attraction.

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Caribbean cooking for the future

In a time of hectic daily schedules, when many households rely on takeaway restaurant meals, how do culinary traditions get handed down? Franka Philip talks to three food writers in Trinidad, Jamaica, and the United States about the importance of cooking skills for young people.

I Rise

Caribbean Playlist (March/April 2015)

New releases to get you in the groove.

We Kind ah People

Caribbean Bookshelf (March/April 2015)

This month’s reading picks, from a debut Jamaican novel to an anthology of fresh Caribbean fiction.

Dash of colour: Jamaican Andre Rowe

Dash of colour: Jamaican Andre Rowe

Jamaican designer Andre Rowe creates dashing menswear with splashes of bold colour.

Courtesy Of Ebony G. Patterson And Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago. Photograph: Monique Gilpin And Philip Rhoden

Caribbean Datebook (March/April 2015)

Events around the Caribbean in March and April — from the Carifta Games in St Kitts to Phagwah in Guyana.

Photograph by Nicholas Laughlin

Word of mouth (March/April 2015)

The politics behind Trinidad’s Good Friday bobolees, Guyana’s Rupununi Rodeo, and the wrongs and rights of Jamaica Carnival.

Photograph by Tim Wright

Sail away: the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta brings back the golden age of sailing in style.

Illustration by Rohan Mitchell

Fédon’s bequest

The 1795 rebellion led by the mixed-race planter Julien Fédon established a short-lived black republic in Grenada, writes James Ferguson — and has shaped the island’s economy to this day.

Illustration by Kevon Webster

Get it while it’s hot: Barbados’ solar energy revolution

With abundant and free sunshine literally falling out of the sky, why haven’t more Caribbean countries followed the Bajans in adopting solar power? Helen Shair-Singh investigates how Barbados became a global solar pioneer.

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