Travel + Insight

Just me and my travel clique hanging in Central Park.

ICYMI: MEET MY TRAVEL CLIQUE

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Today, September 18, my parents are celebrating their 33-year-wedding anniversary. I decided to write a few posts to celebrate them and the love I’ve watched them…

The love birds...

When Traveling with my Parents Went Horribly…Awkward

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This week, on Thursday, September 18, my parents will celebrate their 33-year-wedding anniversary. I decided to write a few posts to celebrate them and the…

Me, myself, and my thoughts...

The Truth About Traveling as and with an Introvert

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By day 5 of our trip to sunny, beach-filled Puerto Rico, I had become disinterested, aggravated, and agitated, to say the least. There were 5…

Don't mind me... I'm just posing on the beach.

I Went ‘Commando’ in Puerto Rico and Other Travel Adventures That Pushed Me Outside of My Comfort Zone

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Bugs. They are one of the reasons that at the age of almost 30 I still felt uncomfortable even going to bed with no…

I experienced an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony in Orlando, Florida!

Africa Calling: Finding Adventure in My Own Backyard

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I’m back! I’ve been gone far too long, but I am really thankful that you decided to stick around and wait for the moment…

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My Bahamian Home Away From Home: Participating in the People-to-People Program

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In 2009 my parents, grandmother, and I took a Christmas cruise to the Bahamas. If you’ve been on a cruise before or watched a…

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New Orleans, A Different Kind of Spring Break

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In college, my most memorable Spring Break vacation was the time my aunt invited a friend and me to visit her in California. I…

My luggage...

Must Love Travel

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He must have a relationship with God. He must be kind. He must be funny. He must be intelligent. He must be ambitious. He…

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The Stage Will Never Be the Same: Saying Goodbye to Hoffman

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I was sad when I heard the news of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s passing. As I left the movie theater that sunny Sunday afternoon, checking…

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Orienting orientalism in a Japanese Restaurant

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A note before reading: This post has taken me longer to write than any other post I’ve written so far. I’ve read then re-read…