How to travel solo with confidence. Tips for traveling solo as a black woman.

How to Confidently Travel Alone

With a passion for travel and discovering new cultures, exploring the world is what I love to do. Traveling solo started for me when I planned my first solo trip to Paris. I had just graduated from graduate school and I was determined to travel…
How to Plan Your Trip

How to Plan Your Trip From Scratch

You’re probably here because you want to plan your trip. Well, I’m confident that after reading this article, you will become a travel planning ninja. But before we dive in, I just wanted to take a moment to personally welcome you to my…
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Trips vs. Vacations: What's The Difference Between Trip and Vacation?

Trips vs. vacations is an ongoing debate amongst travelers, however, if you're wondering if there's a difference between trips and vacations, I'd say absolutely. Although most of us end up using these terms interchangeably, I differentiate…

7 Things I Learned During My First Solo Road Trip

Driving across the United States has always been a dream of mine and while I haven’t had the opportunity to cross this big adventure off of my travel wish list, I recently drove to Canada which was no small feat. Last year the 2018 Women…
The best holiday gifts for travelers on any budget.

17 Great Holiday Gifts Travelers Love This Season

The holidays are right around the corner and nothing shows that you care like a thoughtful gift. But what sort of holiday gifts do travelers love? Travelers want practical holiday gifts that make their lives easier and more…
Raven's Landing Turkish Towel Review

Wrapped in My Raven's Landing Turkish Towel

Turkey continues to be one of the many destinations that I long to visit but in the meantime I’ve found a remarkable way to embrace Turkish culture with my new Raven’s Landing peshtemal (towel). Handmade by 7th generation…
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Extended Perks: A New Way To Stay With Extended Stay America

As much as I love international trips or even domestic trips across the country, sometimes we need a stress-free getaway that requires little to no planning. That's why when I needed a short winter getaway before the holidays, I decided to stay…
PackPoint Review is a travel list app that helps tracks pack for trips.

PackPoint Review: An Easier Way To Pack Your Bags With Travel Packing Lists

While most travelers complain about long airport security lines and flight delays, packing is my biggest travel frustration. Not only is packing time-consuming but since I have to fit so many things in my carry-on, I usually forget to pack…
DirectHotels hotel comparison website for cheapest prices

DirectHotels: The Hotel Comparison Site For Cheaper Hotels

Lodging is usually one of the big ticket items on a travel budget. In addition to other pre-departure costs like airfare and car rentals, finding a place to stay is essential. So with tons of booking websites that compare hotel rates, how do…
WestJet Review for International Flights Economy Class
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WestJet Review: Econo Round-trip From NYC To Toronto

Booking the cheapest airfare often means flying with carriers that I'm not always familiar with. So when WestJet offered the best deal for economy round-trip flights to Toronto, Canada ($195 USD), I thought why not! In the end, this cheap flight…
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A More Authentic Travel Experience Through Homestay.com

Meeting new people and creating memories together is one of the most important things that I look for when traveling. Among other things like architecture and natural landscape, I believe that people make destinations unique. So deepen your…
As You Stay App Review: A Hotel Booking App that Lets You Book Anytime Day or Night

As You Stay App Review: Book A Hotel By The Hour

Maybe you can relate but when it comes to travel planning, I'm not spontaneous. I'm actually the opposite. Before a trip, I try to plan as much as possible. This includes booking accommodations and creating detailed itineraries. But things don't…