Luxe for Less: How to Visit Turks and Caicos on a Budget

Luxe for Less How to Visit Turks and Caicos on a Budget

Although I have traveled to many British, French, and Dutch Caribbean islands Turks and Caicos has been on my vision board since 2014. I am a single, middle-income Brooklyn-saver who is not willing to pay over $700 for any trip…EVER! I waited over 3 years for a flight deal in hopes to afford my dream vacation so trust me when I say you can do it too. What if I told...

Booking a Paris Photoshoot with Airbnb Experiences

Before my cruise stop in the Bahamas at the Warwick Paradise Island, I’d NEVER taken a professional photo shoot when traveling. Sitting on my aunt and uncle’s couch in London, I realized I would be in Paris alone with no tripod to take nice photos of myself. I’ve heard of many pickpockets targeting solo travelers in Paris and didn’t want to risk someone taking my camera so I did some research...

Stuck in Athens?! My Rookie Travel Mistakes

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 simple travel mistakes. Related: Travel...

A Thrifty Black Girl’s Guide to Visiting Iceland

A Thrifty Black Girl's Guide to Visiting Iceland

If you haven’t noticed via Instagram, my cousin Krista is my favorite travel buddy. We’ve traveled to at least five countries together on flight deals and a budget. Over the summer she found a cheap flight to Iceland, but due to my long trips to Mexico and Morocco, I had to sit this one out. After not finding anyone to travel with, Krista decided to travel to Iceland solo. Iceland is...

How to Apply for an Indian e-Visa in 7 Easy Steps

How to Apply for an Indian e-Visa in 7 Easy Steps

Did you know that unless you’re a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan, you need a Visa to visit India? Since taking the DNA test with Ancestry, I’ve made it a mission to visit the countries listed in my DNA results. My cousin Krista will be traveling to India (aka my other motherland) and today she’s sharing my first guest post on how to obtain an e-Visa in 7 easy steps....

What to Wear in Morocco as a Female Traveler

What to Wear in Morocco as a Female Traveler

Since Chefchaouen wasn’t on our itinerary, I thought figuring out how to get there would be the biggest headache for planning our girls trip to Morocco. Little did I know that WHAT TO WEAR in Morocco would be the most common subject in our group chat. Although Morocco gets millions of tourists from Europe, North America and other parts of the world, it is still a traditional Muslim country. We’re so used...

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...