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The only souvenir I buy whenever I travel

Buying souvenirs when traveling is an exciting part of any trip. All of the colorful and shiny trinkets staring at you. Some are cheap mass-produced products, and others are of higher quality and locally made pieces. While I usually opt to support local business owners, I seldom purchase souvenirs, because, #teamjustlooking. There is one souvenir,

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What To Do On A 24-Hour Layover in Dubai

I love long layovers. Whenever I have the option, I always choose a flight with a stopover for 24-72-hours. First, it provides a rest period for a long trip, and second, you get to explore another city for the price of one. On my way to Cape Town, South Africa I had a 24-hour layover

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My favorite 2018 Travel App: Sygic Travel

So far in 2018, I’ve been to Haiti, Las Vegas, Atlanta, throughout Florida, Dubai, and Cape Town. The year is still young, so I have many more trips to take. I’m always on the go and need tools that can to make the process smoother and less daunting. I’m the kind of traveler that tends

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Solo Travel Can Be Challenging

I don’t always travel solo. This month I am with my crew; we sometimes move in together to work on business projects, and this time we chose to call Las Vegas home. We’ve had some interesting conversations about life, money, business, and travel. During one of our talks I mentioned, to their surprise, that sometimes

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Why Black Women Should Travel

As a black immigrant woman traveling is revolutionary. Regardless of what the media portrays, what people believe or think, I show up, I show out, and I represent. You can take it or leave it, but this black girl gone solo is bringing all her magic, beauty, awkwardness, intelligence, flavor, and spunk. In honor of

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Haiti has 99 problems, but being a shithole ain’t one

Happy New Year! Yes, I realize that it’s January 26, 2017, it’s still January, so Happy New Year! I’ve been MIA; I was sick, and now I’m back!  Hope your new year has been fantastic thus far. I spent the new year in my birthplace of Haiti. I would like to share with you the

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Top 5 destinations for first time solo travelers

While traveling solo was very easy for me, I understand it’s not the case for everyone. Going solo to a foreign locale is exhilarating but also nerve-wracking. As a solo female traveler, one of the questions I receive the most is what destination I recommend for first-time solo travelers. You’ll be pushing yourself out of

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Art Basel Miami 2017: Little Haiti and Overtown

i am art. not to be consumed. torn apart to bare bones. this is me. as is. art. Last week, art met art. The international art fair known as Art Basel descended upon the great city of Miami. Held every year during the first or second week of December, it is creatives’ paradise. Galleries, exhibits,

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