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...

What to Do and See in Martinique

What to See and Do in Martinique

[disclaim]This post is sponsored by the Martinique Tourism Authority and all opinions expressed are my own.[/disclaim] 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...

How to Survive a Solo Trip to Cancun…During Spring Break

How to Survive a Solo Trip to Cancun During Spring Break

If you’ve been following on Instagram and Snapchat, you saw that I was in Cancun, Mexico last week. Mexico had been on my list for a long time; I was excited, but it wasn’t until booking the resort that I realized my vacation was during one of Cancun’s busiest seasons: Spring Break! I looked forward to relaxing poolside in warm weather, but I was dreading the fact that I’d be there with...

5 International Museums and Tours Focused on Black History

5 International Museums and Tours Focused on Black Culture

Last year, I shared 10 Museums in the US Focused on African American History and it was well received on social media. This year, I’m sharing options for your next international trip. If you have an interest in black history and culture, here are five international museums and tours to keep in mind. Black Paris Tours – Paris, France Before canceling my Paris trip, I wanted to do a day trip Black Paris Tours....

15 Life Lessons Learned on the Hike to Sant Jeroni

15 Life Lessons Learned on the Hike to Sant Jeroni

I try my best to learn SOMETHING new when traveling solo and my recent hike to Sant Jeroni in Montserrat was definitely life changing. The highest peak is 1,236 m (4,055 ft), the hike is an estimated 4-5 hours going up and down, but it took me close to 7. I wanted to turn back so many times, but I happy to say I completed it. Here are fifteen life lessons learned when...

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...

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

10 More Museums in the US Focused on African American History

I wrote about 10 Museums in the U.S. Focused on African American History back in February and didn’t know how much great feedback I would get. In celebration of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opening this weekend, here’s a list of 10 more museums within the U.S. focused on African American History. DuSable Museum of African American History – Chicago, IL Founded in 1961 by Dr. Margaret Taylor-Burroughs and other...