Hi there! The city of New Orleans just celebrated Mardi Gras, a huge street party that reminds me of the Christmas carnival we have in Calabar, Nigeria. I visited New Orleans a few weeks before Mardi Gras, but even then the city was ready with decorations in the green, purple and yellow colors that are synonymous […]Read more "Eating Through NOLA: Part 2"
It was still dark when my eyes opened, and my brain registered the blaring sound of my alarm. My phone screen read 3:50 am, the last of four alarms I had set two hours before to prevent the disaster that would be missing the flight to New Orleans. I had never missed a flight (by […]Read more "From New Orleans, With Love…"
I’m back with another “eating my way through *insert city here*” post. Part 1 of this post is for fast, finger food while Part 2 will be about stuff you don’t typically eat with your hands. Hold on to your snacks, or proceed snack-less at your own risk! At the top of my list of […]Read more "Eating Through NOLA: Part 1"
Hello there! I haven’t written one of these in a while but I felt inspired to pen one today. Since my last #WanderlustWednesday post, I’ve added a few destinations to the never ending travel list and this group of islands is one of them. Never mind that there’s currently $300 in travel credit available for […]Read more "Wanderlust Wednesday #15"
I like to carry my past with me. No, I won’t tell you my life story when you meet me, but I might get round to showing you a photo or two. “The past beats inside me like a second heart”- John Banville In the process of doing my daily back up to Google Photos, […]Read more "“The path ahead, the path behind it…”"