Learning to Let Go of My Fears

It was my last spring break of graduate school and I needed somewhere cheap to go. My funds were critical because I was planning my big graduation trip (which I'm SO excited for and because student loans love to kill my vibe). So after a few searches, Mexico City became my new destination. 1 week … Continue reading Learning to Let Go of My Fears

Kinky Hair Travels

Ever since I was in London and cut off all my hair, a new problem joined my life. What do I do with my hair? How do I do my hair? Is this cute/"ethnic?" or just stupid? I did the super big big chop (went bald) and have never been natural before this. I didn't … Continue reading Kinky Hair Travels

How Do I Do It?

  It's funny when people ask me "How do you do it, aren't you tired?" Or my other favorite response is "Woah I could never!" To all the people who bless me with their questions and comments: Are your comments supposed to reassure me? Because sometimes they're like an annoying smack in the face.   … Continue reading How Do I Do It?

Traveling With Brown Skin

Yes, this is a thing. Yes it is a bittersweet experience, but I will always be proud and love the color of my skin. Traveling with brown skin is interesting because you never know what to expect. For those of you who don't understand me, let me put it into perspective. Say you want to … Continue reading Traveling With Brown Skin

Cliffs of Dover

Solo Route Once my train took off, that was the moment I realized that I didn’t know if I would make it back to London. This was my first solo trip and I was freaking out for every moment of it. My destination was the Birling Gap and I was determined to complete the two … Continue reading Cliffs of Dover

1st Time Solo Traveling

Although I have been to London over 3 times, this is my first time traveling solo and YES it is weird and intense as ever!! At home I am definitely a loner, but I have never felt such intense emotions until I landed in London. I guess the fact of being away from my friends … Continue reading 1st Time Solo Traveling

Never Check a Bag

This is the advice I read and all time. At first I never new the purpose until I started traveling. Only bringing a carry on is one of the best decisions you can make on you trip. Why? Well some airlines charge you for bringing a checked back so you have no choice but to … Continue reading Never Check a Bag