8 Places to Visit in Paris in 2 Days

It’s been a little over a month since my mini Eurotrip and I’m still in the feels about the two days I spent in Paris. I’ve never fallen in love with a city and Paris was everything and then some. When planning, the essential sites for me to visit were Norte Dame, The Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum. Everything else was pretty much up in arms. As a first-time visitor,...

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...

5 Girls Trip Ideas for your Travel Squad

5 Girls Trip Ideas for your Travel Squad

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 and getting around, I received many questions on where to stay in Cuba. Hotels are pretty expensive, but to be in compliance with the “Support for Cuban People” category, you should be staying in Casa Particulares (casa particular, or casa for short). Types of casa particulares in Cuba include private rooms in apartments and houses. If you desire, you can rent the apartment...

What to Wear in Cuba, Packing List + Basic Essentials

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. Packing for Cuba was somewhat hard for my cousin and I because we didn’t want to forget anything due to limited resources. Not everything is easy to get from the pharmacy or regular store so my cousin and I had to be selective with what to pack for our week in Cuba....

Transportation Options in 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 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 visiting anytime soon, here are...

Why the Warwick Paradise Island Resort is the Perfect Escape

Why the Warwick Paradise Island Resort 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, the 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 the Warwick Paradise Island Resort is the perfect escape for any type of traveler. The Warwick...