Solo Dolo Travel

Your girl got to experience her first taste of traveling solo dolo in Cuba and let me tell you, she is pretty damned proud of herself.  Since I really started making seeing the world a priority a couple years ago, traveling by myself has been slowly creeping up to the top of my to-do list. ... Continue Reading →

How To Not Play Yourself At A Festival

It’s the summer time, and festival season is upon us.  Y'all should know that I really live for a good festival.  They’re high key like my thing.  Whether it be cultural, musical or some other type of theme, I’m here for them all.  Today though, we’re discussing music festivals (some of these items may pertain... Continue Reading →

“Making A Way Out Of No Way”

If you have not been living under a rock then you know that the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is one of the hottest new things to hit DC.  You might have to promise your first born or sell a kidney to get tickets but once you get past that... Continue Reading →

Casa de la Cultura Marcus Garvey

Having a well-planned out itinerary for trips is definitely major key however, allowing yourself some time for random exploring is never a bad thing.  This is exactly how I stumbled upon one of my favorite parts of my trip to Costa Rica.  We had just finished eating and decided to take a little stroll through... Continue Reading →

My Travel Goals 2K17

I’ve been thinking semi hard on what my travel goals for 2017 are and I finally came up with my answer: I ain’t got none.  Last year I said I would visit at least 3 countries and I made it to 5.  I was blessed to hit Costa Rica, France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands. ... Continue Reading →

Does Paris Live Up to the Hype?

I was blessed with the opportunity to take a little European excursion recently.  On this trip, I, along with my homegirl Alix, were able to set our feet in Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Rome, Naples, and a few cities along the Almafi Coast.  If it’s already sounding like it was lit, that’s because it was. First... Continue Reading →

“Don’t Touch My Hair”

About 85% of the time, my head is wrapped in a scarf.  So if you ever see me out in the streets, there is a good chance that I look like the picture above.  I cover my head not for religious reasons but for convenience.  Basically, I don’t feel like doing my hair everyday so... Continue Reading →

Odunde 2k16

It was beautiful.  It was buttery.  It was black.  Held every year on South Street, the Odunde Festival is a celebration of blackness and the largest African American festival held in the country.  It’s one of my most favorite events in Philly so I had to hit up the city of brotherly love for a... Continue Reading →

My Trip to Costa Rica Pt. 1

I have low key been doing the most for the past 2 weeks.  First, I went to Costa Rica.  From there, I went to Philly for the Roots Picnic.  Got home late Sunday night only to start a new job Monday morning.  Your girl is TIRED. Only a little bit though, I’m enjoying the turn... Continue Reading →

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