Surrounded by Love in Cabarete, D.R.

We spent the day in Sosua on a boat. The water, a dark shade of blue, was not clear enough that you could see through it. We passed the time snorkeling, swimming, jumping off the side of the boat – to my mom’s obvious horror – and dancing to Inyang’s impressively curated Afrobeats playlist.

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We Sailed the Atlantic to The Bahamas.

I’ve always been most comfortable with things that move on water; except Jet Ski’s, haven’t gotten the hang of those yet. I’m not sure if it’s that I feel safer on water, or if it’s just a preference. Once I had the opportunity to see the point where the Atlantic and Carribean oceans meet in […]

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That Black Girl in The Dominican Republic.

It was my first service trip. I was still studying psychology at Rutgers University and had a budding interest in community service. So in the summer of 2013, I swapped classes for a plane ticket and traveled with a group of 18 other students to the D.R’s capital city – Santo Domingo.

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Chasing the Surf in Cabarete, DR

I attempted two difficult water sports while in the Dominican Republic – kitesurfing and surfing. I’m not sure which one I failed more at, but I didn’t get either one right. Regardless of my failures, I tried, and that’s always the goal, to try, whether or not I might fail.  Regardless of my level of […]

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Bimini Blues

Do you ever find yourself looking through your photos, 2 weeks post-vacation, thinking “take me back here”? This is me with every trip, and I like to relive them through my pictures. Sometimes I’ll -without warning- bombard my travel buddies with pictures, accompanied with a caption that says “let’s plan another trip” or “take me […]

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Beach Daze : 7 Most Beautiful Beaches

Hello & Happy Friday! Quick update: For anyone who was expecting a post for the Chicago series, it will be back next Friday. Today, I have something different and I hope you all enjoy it. A couple of nights ago, I was scrolling through Instagram when I noticed I have a decent number of photos […]

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The Streets of Old San Juan

Hi everyone! How are you all doing? We are at the end of the Puerto Rico series and I feel very similar to how I felt leaving PR, sad. BUT, I’m also really excited for future adventures and bringing you guys along with me (well, for the recap, hehe). Okay, so we saved the visit […]

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Hiking, Waterfalls & Other Nature Stuff

Hi everyone, If you’re reading this, I hope you’re doing well. The title of this post is supposed to be funny. In a dry humor kind of way maybe? I don’t know, it came to my head and it stuck there, so we’re going with it. We had our hearts set to do a few […]

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Puerto Rico in June : Beach Daze

Hola everyone, I hope you’re all well. Cheers to having a third post up for you all. Today is all about the beaches!. For the past 6 years, I have lived in cities with an abundance of beaches; but when I travel, one of the first things I look for is a beach. Why you […]

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