Madrid was an interesting city to visit, not a favorite, but interesting! I decided to go to Spain and Portugal while I was on Thanksgiving break but wasn’t sure what cities I wanted to visit Spain as there are so many amazing cities. I decided on Madrid and Barcelona. I flew into Barcelona and knewRead More
Medellin, Colombia- Life in the Valley
Medellin (Mede “gene”) sits in a very picturesque valley with the city being far larger than I imagined and spread up into the hills. Medellin is full of life and vibrancy into all hours of the night and early morning. One can expect, as I have now realized is a norm with South American cities,Read More
Phnom Penh, Cambodia- Pretty “Phnom”enal…..
This was a really “ph”enomenal trip (get it get it??). I wasn’t sure what to expect when I got to Cambodia, to be honest. I booked Phnom Penh as my last stop because the connector to Beijing was cheaper than any other ones I looked at. I am absolutely glad I did and would recommendRead More
Phuket City (Kata Beach), Thailand
I literally only wanted togo to Thailand for the beach. I wanted to lay out in the sun like a seal and I was very successful in that venture. The beaches and water of Phuket, KataBeach, and Phi Phi Islands were exactly what you imagined they would be. They were absolutely amazing wonderful. If anyoneRead More
Santiago, Chile: Home of Culture and Street Art
I got lucky people. I somehow got a round trip ticket from Washington, DC to Santiago, Chile for$188. I never thought to visit Chile, but when you see a deal like that you have to grab it and go. Boy, am I glad I went. Chile is an amazing country. The media portrays South AmericaRead More
The Circus Act of Being Black in Beijing
To be black in Beijing, China is to almost be like a circus act. One to be gawked at, watched, photographed, and treated as if you are only there for their pleasure.When I was considering buying a ticket to Beijing I spoke with a black friend who did 10 weeks of research in the cityRead More
Time For You to Travel to Colombia
Colombia. A country vibrant in color, personality, climates, and people. It was not what I expect, but I am already planning my next trip back. I decided to go to Colombia on a whim as Ido with most of my travel. A friend mentions a location, I see a pretty picture, or I find a cheapRead More
Valparaiso and Vina Del Mar: The Cuteness Continues…
I thought Santiago had large amounts of street art until I went to Valparaiso. Their street art was street art on steroids, especially for such a small town. Take a look at a few of my favorite pieces. The personality of the city and town ofValparaiso are two different personalities. The city of Valparaiso is aRead More
Why Couchsurfing Is The Cheapest Way to Travel And The Best Way To Meet People!
COUCHSURFING!!!! You, yes you need to couchsurf! Let me preface this with I am a black female who travels solo. I travel the world by myself and thoroughly relish being alone while I conquer the world. I love to travel internationally and visit as many countries as possible. To do this I need to travelRead More
Havana, Cuba… It isn’t what you think it is, it is better.
Havana, Cuba…. It isn’t what you think it is, it is better. You need to go… and go again. And for the heck of it go one more time. This should be the vacation spot. It has all that you need. It is a great place that deserves more love than it gets. I felt safe. SaferRead More