A Thrifty Black Girl’s Guide to Visiting Iceland

Iceland Air

If you haven’t noticed via Instagram, my cousin is my favorite travel buddy. We’ve traveled to at least five countries together on flight deals and a budget. Over the summer she found a flight to Iceland, but due to my long trips to Mexico and Morocco, I had to sit this one out. After not finding anyone to travel with, she went solo. Today Krista is sharing free and low-cost things...

How to Apply for an Indian e-Visa in 7 Easy Steps

How to Apply for an Indian e-Visa in 7 Easy Steps

Did you know that unless you’re a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan, you need a Visa to visit India? Since taking the DNA test with Ancestry, I’ve made it a mission to visit the countries listed in my DNA results. My cousin Krista will be traveling to India (aka my other motherland) and today she’s sharing my first guest post on how to obtain an e-Visa in 7 easy steps....

A Quick Guide to Marrakech, Morocco

Outside of visiting Chefchaouen, Marrakech was my second favorite city in Morocco. With it being such a conservative country, I felt more at home since it had such a “busy city” atmosphere. I even wore shorts! There was so much to do in the city center and I wanted to experience it all. If you’re ever planning a trip to Marrakech, here’s a quick travel guide of things to do. About...

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Chefchaouen: The Blue City in Morocco

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Chefchaouen The Blue City in Morocco

One of the biggest highlights of our girls trip to Morocco was the day trip to Chefchaouen. After seeing a video on Facebook earlier this year, I knew I wanted to go so I researched ways on how to get there during our free day in Fez. From viewing the new city to exploring the medina, I enjoyed every bit of the day. If you’re traveling to Morocco and want...

Photo Diary of Incredible Doors in Morocco

Incredible Doors in Morocco

Since I stayed home all summer, my only vacation of Q3 was spent on a girls trip to Morocco. This was a first for all of us on the continent of Africa and we learned a lot about the history, culture, food, and people within the country. One constant that remained in each of the five cities I visited were the unique designs of the doors and entry gates of shops, houses,...

Rock Out In Morocco: A Complete Itinerary of a Week in Morocco

How we spent a Week in Morocco

It’s a whole month later and I’m finally sharing how five friends and I spent a week in Morocco. We encountered some hiccups through the journey but still had a great time. If you haven’t had a chance to check highlights from Instagram, today, I’m sharing our full itinerary and details on what we did during the week-long trip. Sunday – Travel from Casablanca to Rabat We flew from NYC to...

Top Things to do in Kanchanaburi

As I’m preparing to travel for the last quarter of the year, I’m reminiscing about my time in Thailand. There are still things I haven’t shared so be prepared to read about them. After exploring the Temples in Bangkok, we spent two nights in Kanchanaburi. Our tour guide kept emphasizing staying in the jungle, but it was one of the most peaceful moments on our entire trip. If you plan...

More Than the Beach: 4 Caribbean Destinations for Cultural Travelers

More Than the Beach: 4 Caribbean Destinations for Cultural Travelers

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month and each year New York City hosts Caribbean Week. At this year’s Media Marketplace session , I had the opportunity to speak with individuals representing islands in the Caribbean Tourism Organization. A lot of people think the islands only offer blue waters, white sand beaches, or it as just a cruise stop. In efforts of learning the similarities and differences between the islands by...