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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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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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 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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Copenhagen, Day 2 (VIDEO CLIPS INCLUDED!)

I vividly remember going to bed after my first night telling myself that I'd be out the house by 11am so I could maximize my day... Did it happen??? HECK NAW! Honey, I woke up after 1PM and didn't get out of the apartment until a quarter to 3, but I had to remind myself that it was…

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Copenhagen, Day 1 (VIDEO CLIPS INCLUDED)

Denmark is never a place I thought about visiting or had the desire to, in all honesty. However, when the travel gods start working their magic and show you all the different possibilities on how to get your butt home for the cheapest way, you take heed. I chose to spend the last leg of…

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The Pyramids in Teotihacan

Mexico City has been on my radar since I visited the costal city of Cancun back in 2013. I remember looking up day trips, and seeing a visit to a pre-Aztec community being one of the options. Now, I'm definitely am not a big history buff, but I thought it would be nice to visit…

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Super Saver Tour in Mexico City

For my first official day in Mexico City I decided, in advance to book an excursion in which I was able to see a lot in one shot.  I found this excursion on Viator.com for $40. In my opinion the price was a steal because we got to see so much, and it also included round trip…

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Museo Frida Kahlo

As part of an all day excursion I booked, a visit to the Museum of Frida Kahlo was part of the itinerary. Frida Kahlo is a famous Mexican painter, known mainly for the self portraits she created and being married to renowned muralist Diego Rivera. The entrance to the Museo Frida Kahlo The Museo Frida…

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