4 Day London Itinerary for First Time Visitors

After finding an affordable flight from Virgin Atlantic, I just had 4 days in London to explore before heading to Paris and Rome. I wanted to do and see as much as I could and my aunt made sure I did just that. For a modern city, there’s so much history shared in London. If you’re visiting London for the first time, here’s a sample London itinerary filled with things to do...

New York JFK to London LHR: Virgin Atlantic Economy Class Review

Virgin Atlantic Economy Class JFK to LHR Review

The first stop on my trip to Europe was visiting family in London. I’ve taken several trips across the Atlantic, but this was my first to the U.K. and flying with Virgin Atlantic. With the popularity of low-cost carriers going to Europe from the East Coast, I didn’t want to spend a lot and this flight fit my budget. It was an added bonus that I didn’t have to pay...

3 Reasons to Visit Central New York in the Spring

With the snowstorms we’ve been having recently in the Northeast it doesn’t seem like winter will end, but spring is only a week away. One of my goals for the year is to explore more of my home state. Attending the New York Times travel show this year really gave me the interest in visiting Central New York. If you’re a NYC native or thinking about visiting the Empire State,...

The Bacchanal Now Start! The Ultimate Trinidad Carnival Packing List

The Bacchanal Now Start! The Ultimate Trinidad Carnival Packing List

Feature Image by S. Pakhrinunder Creative Commons license. If you have been a reader (or social follower), you know I have no shame sharing my Trinidadian culture and love for carnival. I haven’t played mas in years, but I stay up to date with the music and various carnival events held each year. Trinidad & Tobago Carnival is less than two weeks away and people from all over the world are preparing to visit...

Joanna E Best of 2017

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...