Category Archives: Caribbean

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 […]

Beat it Like Pan: My Favorite Moments from Machel Monday

Machel Monday - The Journey of a Soca King

Carnival is a few days away and I don’t think I’ve ever missed it so much. Even though I’m not in Trinidad, I had the opportunity to watch the Machel Monday live stream through various sources on Facebook Live. It sure didn’t help my FOMO, but I loved it! There were tons of highlights throughout the event, […]

100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses to Support

100+ Caribbean and Black Owned Businesses to Support

Growing up I lived in a predominately black neighborhood with a number of Caribbean and Black owned businesses like laundromats, restaurants, hair salons, grocery stores, and more. As I’ve gotten older I’ve seen the neighborhood change drastically and it hurts to see some of these businesses close due to gentrification and their children not wanting […]

Sister's Weekend at the Verdanza Hotel San Juan

Sister's Weekend at the Verdanza Hotel San Juan

This post “Sister’s Weekend at the Verdanza Hotel San Juan” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. You may recall seeing on Instagram my visit to San Juan, Puerto Rico with my youngest sister for an extended weekend. The last time we went to […]

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

I was provided press passes to the Bazodee movie premiere in exchange for my honest opinion. BA•ZO•DEE (adj) A state of confusion; a state of love Last week Soca lovers along with men and women within the film and Caribbean entertainment industry gathered at the Play Station Theater witnessing Caribbean history for the Bazodee movie premiere. […]

A Weekend at the Bougainvillea Beach Resort Barbados

Bougainvillea Beach Resort Barbados

This post “A Weekend at the Bougainvillea Beach Resort Barbados” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. It’s been a week since I returned from my weekend at the Bougainvillea Beach Resort Barbados and I’m starting to miss it already. It […]

How to Spend 3 Days in Barbados

How I Spent 3 Days in Barbados

I really try my best to plan my trips in advance, but plans change every once in a while. My Vegas, then Miami, then Chicago, then Vegas, then Chicago again 30th birthday trip and jumped on a flight deal to spend an extended weekend in Barbados with my cousin. Our parents are originally from Trinidad, […]

5 Fun Things to do in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Fun Things to do in Puerto Rico

This post “5 Fun Things to do in San Juan, Puerto Rico” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here.  Many thanks to Kez B for providing the pictures for this post. It’s Winter and I’m already thinking about travel plans for […]

Best Caribbean Carnival Hairstyles for Women

Best Caribbean Carnival Hairstyles or festival hairstyles for Women

If you spent your money to play mas for Trinidad Carnival, you definitely want to look your best on the road. I have some tips for getting ready for a Caribbean Carnival and a carnival makeup idea but didn’t mention anything about carnival hairstyles. It is important to know that the best hairstyles for carnival […]

Things to Do in Willemstad, Curaçao

Things-to-Do-in-Willemstad-Curaçao

It’s been about a month since returning from Curaçao and I already want to go back. The capital Willemstad is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and divided into two parts: Punda & Otrabanda (the other side). My hotel provided free shuttle service to Punda and I took advantage when I did my solo explorations. […]