Things to Do in Miami’s Wynwood Art District

Spending a Day in Miami’s Wynwood Art District

Coming back from our Carnival Cruise to the Bahamas, my sister and I had time to kill before going home so we visited the Wynwood Art District. With her being a photographer and me wanting to visit since Blogalicious weekend, it was the perfect place for us to meet up with my friend who was in Miami for the weekend. If you plan on visiting Miami, here are some things...

Joanna E Best of 2017

On December 31, 2016, I posted my last photo of the year on Instagram with a quote from C.S. Lewis that read, “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” It meant something to me at the time of posting, but I had no idea that quote would be more relevant today. 2017 brought tons of opportunities for me as an individual and blogger. I went on...

Joanna E Travel 2017 Recap

Joanna E Travel 2017 Recap

Another year is coming to an end and I’m sharing a roundup of another great year of travel. Taking advantage of vacation and personal days, I visited 6 new destinations. Here’s a summary of my travels for the year and how I made it happen while working a full-time job. January: Barcelona, Spain   If it’s not a beach, I’m always finding myself in some kind of church. Constructed from the...

A Quick Guide to Visiting the Outdoor Holiday Markets in NYC

A Quick Guide to Visiting the Outdoor Holiday Markets in NYC

I hate the winter, but there’s nothing like spending Christmas in NYC. A popular attraction around this time of year for many locals and tourists is visiting the Holiday Markets. I’ve NEVER visited the Holiday Markets until a few days ago and I really have been missing out! There are tons of small business pop-up shops throughout the boroughs, but there are three big outdoor markets in NYC. If you’re...

How to Spend a Day at the Warwick Paradise Island

My sister and I received a complimentary day pass to the Warwick Paradise Island. All opinions expressed are my own. When I visited the Bahamas for  Junkanoo Carnival weekend, I wasn’t too upset because of the short visit. From the service of the staff to the lovely decor and incorporating Bahamian culture on the property, I knew I had to revisit the Warwick Paradise Island with my sister on our cruise...

Cruising for the First Time on Carnival Victory

Carnival Victory

I received priority boarding and premium wifi service in exchange for sharing my experience on Carnival Victory My last trip for the year was spent with my oldest sister for a 3-day cruise on Carnival Victory. I was nervous because of my motion sickness but excited to finally enjoy the cruise experience. The trip on Carnival Victory was from Miami to Nassau Bahamas and Back. In addition to providing unlimited...

Stuck in Athens?! How to Avoid My Rookie Travel Mistake

Last year my cousin and I had the most epic weekend in Athens through a glitch fare we found online. The initial planning was exciting, but the closer it was to our departure date, the more frustrating it became. It is very rare to read the frustrations about travel so today I’m sharing my personal travel story about my trip to Athens and how to avoid my travel mistake. Related: Travel...