5 Things I Can’t Wait to Do in Thailand

5 Things I Can't Wait to Do in Thailand

I’m finally going to Thailand! As mentioned, one of my high school friends is celebrating her 30th birthday and five of us are joining her to celebrate. We booked a group tour with Gate 1 Travel’s 9 Day Central Thailand with River Kwai package. The package includes: 7 nights accommodations 4 nights Bangkok 2 nights Kanchanaburi 1 night Ayutthaya Hotel taxes, fees & service charges Hotel porterage All transfers 10 meals: 7 breakfasts,...

Discovering My Roots with Ancestry DNA

Discovering My Roots with Ancestry DNA

There’s no doubt that my love for history and culture has influenced me to travel as often as I do. After hearing different stories of my family’s past, I decided to buy an Ancestry DNA kit online. When I saw my mother’s results from a test taken sometime last year, it really interested me to do one myself. These were her results: 74% African 23% Asian 1% European 2% Pacific Islander What comes in the...

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

I was provided press passes to the Bazodee movie premiere in exchange for my honest opinion. BA•ZO•DEE (adj) A state of confusion; a state of love Last week Soca lovers along with men and women within the film and Caribbean entertainment industry gathered at the Play Station Theater witnessing Caribbean history for the Bazodee movie premiere. Bazodee is a Bollywood-like Caribbean musical and the first movie released by Serafini Pictures and Machel Montano’s own...

10 Museums in the U.S. Focused on African American History

10 Museums in the U.S. Focused on African American History

If you know your history, then you would know where you’re coming from. – Bob Marley, Buffalo Soilder Black History Month or African American History month is a celebration of African American’s role in the U.S. Though most of it was done involuntarily, our blood sweat, tears, and lives literally build this country. Of course, there is more to Blacks in America than slavery and Jim Crow; we’re inventors, writers,...

Top Posts of 2015

This post is not sponsored but contains some affiliate links 2015 has been great and I have you all to thank. I completely re-branded, giving my blog a new name, new layout, focused less on natural hair and wrote more on my experiences in and out of NYC. I also started a monthly mailing list and became a writer for the Huffington Post. If you’re new here, below are my...

What to Do in Downtown Willemstad, Curaçao

What To Do In Downtown Willemstad

It’s been about a month since returning from Curaçao and I’m already thinking to go back. The capital Willemstad, Curaçao is divided into two parts: Punda & Otrabanda (the other side). My hotel provided free shuttle service to Punda and I took advantage when I did my solo explorations. If you’re not into snorkeling, scuba diving or water activities, here’s a list of things you can do in downtown Willemstad,...