On the tiny Caribbean islands of Trinidad & Tobago, Carnival is the truest manifestation of the twin islands’ spirit, past and present. Refashioned from European colonizers’ masquerade balls and used by their slaves as a vehicle for resistance, the so-called “greatest show on Earth” (Feb 27 & 28 this year) has evolved into a celebration of freedom and a time to deep-six inhibitions. Here’s how to do it right.

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