My best day of 2013? June 12th. No, I didn’t get engaged or meet the love of my life. Didn’t win the lotto or anything cool like that either. And it wasn’t my birthday. Nope… I got laid off. Surprised? Did you think my travel writing gigs bankrolled my lifestyle? Well, not quite. For a few years, […]
Travel stories and other travel related posts and discussion from an African American/Black solo female traveler.
Some children walk by age 1, but I flew. (Yep, I’m an overachiever. ;-)) That’s when I got my first passport and my family moved from Georgia to Florida and on to the Philippines for 3 years. Growing up in a military town, I was surrounded by people who traveled regularly and lived all over […]
I’ve been a bit of a busy bee the last several months. I left Ghana and headed to South Africa and then the United Arab Emirates for a few weeks of vacation before finally packing all of my things and leaving Ghana for good. I had a great time (nearly eight months) in and around […]
Sometimes you just want to get away. And it doesn’t really matter where. Just somewhere warm, with a beach. Maybe gambling and golf too, if that kind of thing suits your fancy. For many people time and budget are one of the biggest constraints to getting this getaway booked. Instead searching randomly for a million […]
I’m no Oprah. I’m not passing out free cars or giving away all expenses paid vacations. I haven’t built a school for girls in Africa or started my own TV network. And I certainly don’t have her bank account…yet! BUT, despite the differences between me and Ms. O, there is one thing we do have in […]