Partying in Miami is a different level and so celebrating the 4th of July is no exception. What ensued after the sun set was a collective party full with music, entertainment, and excitement. … More July 4th Miami Beach Style
When exhaustion creeps into your travel, exploration is still possible. … More Traveling When Tired
Traveling as a solo woman doesn’t have to feel like you’re wearing a target on your back. After traveling 4 continents, I’m listing 7 solo safety pointers. … More 7 Solo Travel Pointers You Won’t Want To Miss
Solo travel isn’t for everyone, but for those who can, it’s well worth it. Here are 5 benefits to travel alone. … More Flying Solo: 5 Reasons To Travel Solo That You Won’t Want to Travel Any Other Way Again
Photo diary of the Dominican’s countryside cottages with exuberant colors and resourceful embellishments. … More Countryside Cottages in the Dominican
Is what we find exotic a complete departure from our world? My darling husband grew up in the jungles of The Amazon in a very special place in the state of Choco, Colombia. Nonchalantly, he would tell me quips about his childhood that I found jaw dropping such as coming across sloths and pressing branches … More Monkeys in the Jungle or Cows on the Plains?
Posting several shots of Ocho Rios. Moment of ocean zen.
“Let’s go to Jamaica,” My Colombian husband proclaimed. In his mind, he could see Bob Marley singing in the jungle to his Rastafarian friends changing the world with “One Love”. Other visions popping in his mind were other black Caribbeans moving with the brilliant sounds and colors of the Island. Then, I took the reality … More I just Entered the Tourist Zone-AHHH!
Abortion was a topic in my house this year. Our U.S. 2016 Presidential election stirred up this conversation along with immigration and freedom of speec and others. And before I was ready, I found myself in a position of explaining these weighty issues to my 9-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son. Finding the right wording for … More Freedom of Choice Rooted in My Family Tree
The elction results and aftermath fallout has many thrown into deep stages of grief (Kubler Ross, 1969): denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. Cycling through various stages feels often like Dorothy tumbling through a Kansas tornado leaving us bewildered, exhausted, and upset. No doubt. Before liquidating your assets and escaping to the Dominican … More Election Depression