St. Patrick’s Festival in Montserrat

A few weeks back, I got the absolute pleasure of spending the St. Patrick's Holiday on the wonderful, beautiful, picturesque, underrated island of Montserrat. For those that don't know Montserrat is an island in the Caribbean and is a BOT (British Overseas Territory).  It is most commonly known for volcanic eruption that occurred on July 18, 1995, which destroyed…

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Solo Travel Over Everything!

About 75% (or maybe more) of the trips I take annually are solo trips. I remember my official trip out of the country by myself was in 2015, when I went to Barbados for 5 days.  I'm not going to lie, I wasn't too nervous to go alone, because I've always the type of person to do things by…

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Money Saving Tip #3

Being that I'm a few days shy of having $3000 in travel money, I decided to share this money saving tip with you all!! Check out the video below! I previously blogged about this money saving tip before, so check out the post here, if you want some more insight After watching this video, do you think you'd give…

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Afro-Colombianism Pt. 2 (VIDEO CLIPS INCLUDED)

The second tour I got to do with Alex Rocha was a trip to the first free slave town in the Americas, San Basilio de Palenque. This town is located about an hour south east of Cartagena.  On the way there, we pulled over to the side of the road to where a big sign was posted with…

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Afro-Colombianism is ALIVE & WELL Pt. 1

It's safe to say at this point I am well traveled enough to know that the African Diaspora is far, wide, and everywhere. Going to a South American country for the first time, and a coastal one at that, I knew I was bound to see some of my hermanas y hermanos.  But it's one thing…

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Bogotรก, Colombia (VIDEO CLIPS INCLUDED)

I consider myself amazingly blessed to work in a school district in which we get a week off for a Winter Break. I decided back in July of this year that I had to go to Colombia, due to hearing about it on various travel blogs and groups that it was the place to be. I flew Avianca…

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