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 […]
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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 […]
I don’t use the word ‘paradise’ loosely because it is a special one. Like that red dress that you save for a special occasion or the perfume you only wear to see a crush. Paradise is the word I use only for the well deserving and for Costa Rica, I had to pull it out the […]
Beneath the girl who loves to travel, get adventurous and try new things, is the one who is a total workaholic. I take pride in getting things done and sometimes, there’s only so much I can take on my plate until it gets pretty overwhelming. Very recently, I got to that point and I knew […]
So, the time had come. It was our last full day in Cuba and I was feeling different emotions, mostly bitter-sweet. Bitter because I was leaving a country I had absolutely fallen in love with, sweet because I had added yet another awesome travel experience to my life collection. But like everything that has a […]
Once upon a time, two African girls walked the streets of Old Havana, rode a vintage car across the El Malecon, explored the monuments of Plaza De La Revolucion, danced salsa all night in Miramar and ate pineapples off a street fruit cart. Needless to say, life was perfect.
Oh, Viñales! Viñales was a last minute addition to my Cuba travel plans. When I booked my trip to Cuba, I was only dreaming about the famous city of Havana and the beach island, Varadero. Casually scrolling through Instagram’s explore page one day, Viñales popped up. I saw just how beautiful it was and I […]
By no means is a weekend enough to explore the beautiful city of Washington DC, you can only scratch the surface. But if you’re like me and weekend escapism is your strong point, then you’ve got it on lockdown. You can still have an amazing experience in that limited time.