Vacation Ideas for Your Next Girls Trip

I’m not much of a movie person, but as a travel lover, I just HAD to see the movie Girls Trip. Starring Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah, Girls trip is a comedy of four friends’ adventure in New Orleans during the annual Essence Music Festival weekend. My High School friends and I saw it opening weekend and the movie showed great lessons in self-discovery, bravery,...

A Complete Guide to Booking a Casa Particular in Cuba

In addition to questions on how to visit Cuba legally and getting around, I received many questions on where to stay. Hotels are pretty expensive, but to be in compliance with the Support for Cuban People category, you should be staying at a Casa Particular (vacation rental or casa for short). Types of casas include private rooms, apartments, or entire houses. If you’re visiting Cuba anytime soon, here are some tips...

Cuba Packing List: What to Bring for a Week in Cuba

Cuba Packing List What to Bring for a Week in Cuba

I love going on vacation, but packing and unpacking are the most tedious tasks of travel to me. First world problems have us so used to things during vacation; visiting Cuba definitely gave us a slice of humble pie. Not everything is easy to get from the pharmacy or regular store so my cousin and I were very selective with what we brought for our trip. Here are a few things...

Transportation Options in Havana, Cuba

Transportation Options in Havana, Cuba

Since coming back from my trip to Havana, Cuba I received so many questions about getting there, transportation, and where to stay. If you’re a first-time reader, I suggest reading my last post with tips on planning a trip as an American citizen. Since my cousin and I paid for lodging in advance, the majority of our money spent was on food and taxi services. If you are going to...

Why Warwick Paradise Island is the Perfect Escape

Why Warwick Paradise Island is the Perfect Escape

Pressure on the job, home or in a relationship, will sometimes make you want an escape.  On my recent trip to The Bahamas for Junkanoo Carnival weekend, Warwick Paradise Island provided me with a complimentary stay. The resort has 12-floors, 250 rooms and provides luxury and hospitality for guests 18 and over. Read more on why Warwick Paradise Island is the perfect escape for any type of traveler. The Location Warwick Paradise...

5 Ways to Travel as a Student

5 Ways to Travel as a Student

I always wanted to go away for Spring Break, but my friends were either all talk, had no passport or it was a combination of both factors. Graduation season and summer vacation are right around the corner and that means tons of students will be traveling more. Whether you’re heading to college after high school, currently a student or going back to school, here are five ways to take advantage of...

10 Must See Places in Barcelona

10 Must See Places in Barcelona

With almost a year to plan and do research, my trip to Barcelona was still one of the most off the beaten path trips ever. A lot of exploring was done after purchasing a two-day Hola BCN travel card and taking the metro. I love looking at architecture when traveling and Antoni Gaudi and architecture go hand in hand. From the visiting the Gothic Quarter to strolling down Passeig de Gràcia,...

What to Do and See in Martinique

What to See and Do in Martinique

This post is sponsored by the Martinique Tourism Authority. Being a Caribbean-American, I love discovering the differences and similarities between the Caribbean islands. I’ve visited former Spanish, Dutch, and (of course) British territories, but really want to visit the Caribbean Island With A French Flair: Martinique. Martinique is a French territory located in the Lesser Antilles between the islands of Dominica and St. Lucia. It is a small island rich in history and offers...