Some travels are more special than others, and this is one of them. I will reunite with one of my best friends in Bermuda in a few days and I couldn’t be more excited. Seeing my friend after three years while traveling to a new country means I am totally eating my cake and having it.
If I had a dollar for every time someone tells me, “you’re so lucky” in reference to my travels, I’ll probably have enough money to overcome one barrier listed in this post. Travel may seem like such an effortless act from the outside, but there are hurdles to overcome, at least for me.
A few months ago, I got a heartwarming message from a woman who resides in Bangladesh. I had written a story about Kareemah, a muslim woman who travels the world despite the stereotypes, or challenges she faces. Zainob reached out to me two weeks after with a message I will have a hard time forgetting. […]
My first solo trip was in 2015 to Paris. As you would imagine, I was terrified, inexperienced, and just didn’t know what to expect. There I was, with my little backpack, going to the city of love, alone. But I was tired; tired of waiting for friends to be ready, and I knew it was […]
Whether you’re planning a first trip to Mexico, or you want to make a revisit but still need pointers, I have put together some of my best tips on the things to do, where to stay, and everything you need to know for your trip. Basically, a first-timer’s guide to a memorable experience in Mexico.
I have always wondered what it will be like to travel the world as a black man. I am not a huge fan of the news but on the times when I do watch, the image of the black man is poorly portrayed. I know some amazing black men doing well in their space and […]
In the wee hours of Monday, just after a hectic flight down to Mexico the previous day, my travel buddies and I set out to Chichen Itza – a famous world wonder tucked away in the Yucatan peninsula. I was excited to see yet another world wonder. If my experience with Machu Picchu was anything […]
For my first visit to Mexico, I wanted a laid-back but memorable experience. It was my first trip of the year and I wasn’t too keen on going on adventures that will leave me more worn out than I started. It was important to be in top-notch shape for the rest of the year, and […]