Beijing, China

I can't believe I finally made it out here! China, I can say that I've touched your soil. Years prior, coming to China was a thought I could never fathom. Believe it or not, I used to be vehemently afraid to fly. Yes...me! One of my motivations for visiting Beijing...The Great Wall! Welcome sign inside Beijing (PEK) airport…

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An Attitude of (Travel) Gratitude

As I sit back and think of my life, my journey, and all the things that have led up to this very moment, all I can do is give thanks. I'm very aware that I live an amazing life and I do not take any of it for granted. Any of it. Things always look great when we…

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Turkish Airlines Review

On my most recent trip abroad to Egypt, I flew with Turkish Airlines. There were other options that would've gotten me to Cairo, both quicker and a tad bit cheaper, of course, but I specifically scouted an international carrier when doing my research. Reason being is that generally speaking non-American carriers provide a better economy/coach experience (in my…

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Egypt

Last month I had the absolute pleasure of visiting Egypt for six days with the best sister-friends a girl could ask for.  I remember way back in August 2017, when I initially booked the flight it started off as a solo trip, but as time went on, and I started letting more and more of my…

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3 Practical Steps for Solo Travel (VIDEO POST)

Still thinking about making solo travel a reality?  Check out my VLOG below, where I share 3 practical steps to make it happen!! Curious and want to know more? What other lingering questions do you have? Already a solo traveler? What are some things you do to make it happen? Drop a line below and let me know!…

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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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