Black DOES Crack: 4 Tips on Sunburn Prevention

Black DOES Crack Sunburn Treatment & Prevention for Dark Skin

It’s Summer ’17! I usually share tips and reviews on destinations all over the world, but nothing in my own backyard. This summer I’m taking a break from traveling to do more in NYC. An issue I see often is going to the beach, water park or vacation in general and not applying sunscreen. I’ll be honest, sunscreen is not something I religiously wore growing up, but as I became...

3 Tips for Visiting the Acropolis of Athens

3 Tips for Visiting the Acropolis of Athens

Last summer I made my first trip Europe through a glitch fare from NYC to Athens, Greece. While I didn’t go island hopping like everyone and their mother shows on their Instagram, I did everything I wanted to do which was explore Athens, eat the food, and visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Acropolis of Athens.   The word acropolis comes from the Greek words akron (“highest point, extremity”) and polis,...

10 Romantic Cities Around the World

10 Romantic Cities Around the World

Press passes to the New York Times Travel Show were given for the purpose of this post. One thing I love about the New York Times Travel Show is it showcases both domestic and international options for solo, family, group and couple’s travel. Valentine’s Day is a few days away and while it’s too late (and expensive) to plan something now, there’s nothing wrong with getting some inspiration for your next...

5 Tips For Planning a Group Vacation

5 Tips For Planning a Group Vacation

I have been on several vacations with my family through the years and recently went on a group vacation with five other women to Thailand. I had doubts because we never traveled together, but we all had a great time and are planning other trips for 2017 and 2018. If you’re looking into planning a group vacation with friends or family, here are five tips to keep in mind.  Know...

2016 Travel Roundup

2016 Travel Roundup

2016 is coming to a close and I’m excited to share a roundup of my travels for the year. Between discovering extra vacation days and finding flight deals, random trips seemed to come up a lot this year. Including day, weekend trips, and days off,  I visited 5 countries and enjoyed each and every experience. Here’s how I traveled in 2016 while still working a full time job. January: Atlanta, GA I kicked...

Natural Thai Takeover: How to Spend a Week in Thailand

Natural Thai Takeover How We Spent 8 Days in Thailand

It’s been a little less than 10 days since returning and I’m still excited about my girl’s trip to Thailand. In the little time that we spent in the country, we tried our best to do something every day. If you haven’t had a chance to check highlights from my Instagram, here’s our full itinerary of how we spent a week in Thailand for the Natural Thai Takeover. Day 1 &...

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,...