Party people from across the globe converge on the world’s top destinations annually to take in the magic of Caribbean carnival celebrations. But behind the elaborate costumes, and celebrities living their best lives, there’s also a rich history to many of these festivals, from celebrating the emancipation of African slaves to costumes believed to rid bad spirits.

Though it may be one of the newest fetes on the block, Jamaica Carnival has certainly made a name for itself. Heart-pumping parties that combine the best of soca and dancehall go literally from sunup to sundown. Check out this exclusive curation of articles that will get you "ready for di road" and in a festive mood this month.


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