Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of the Caribbean this weekend – May 18 & 19 – with a “Tropical Flavors” marathon on CPTV Create!

No Passport Required‘s Marcus Samuelsson explores the cuisine, culture and history of Miami’s Haitian community. Pati Jinich tries the local delicacy in Mexico’s Isle Mujeres. Chef Irie explores Afro- and French-Caribbean cuisine with rum-inspired dishes. Ellie Krieger incorporates topical flavors into healthy, guilt-free recipes. And Rick Bayless prepares a lobster coconut soup, after an afternoon at sea.

Pack your bags and explore the tropics this weekend, only on CPTV Create!

To view Create’s full schedule, visit CPTV.org/schedule or createtv.com.

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“Women's Work” features the stories of Connecticut women serving as leaders, trailblazers, artists, educators, advocates and entrepreneurs. Watch the original TV documentary. Six additional short films will be released weekly - watch them here.

Share YOUR story, too. Honor a woman who has made an impact in your life or tell us your immigration story. Post a photo and caption on our web page at cptv.org/womenswork. Find out more »

Our Sharing Connecticut series lets you visit the unique people and places that drive the pulse and spirit of our state. Browse the full Sharing Connecticut series »

Latest Episode: Women's Work: Ellen Murray