Solo travel can be both great and challenging😏🤪

When I first started traveling as an adult I thought I had to travel with friends or family to truly enjoy myself and so I missed out on going to lots of places because I didn’t have someone to go with me. After I moved abroad I learned that solo travel while it takes a…

Starting over again in another country😉🤪

So for the past 8 and a half years I have been living that international life and although I hate packing and moving I seem to have made it my life…I am now living in my 5th country. In my quest to find the right fit of job, country, and international life I have been…

I keep trying with Cairo but I’m failing🤦🏾‍♀️

When people ask me how I like living in Cairo, I tend to say it’s an acquired taste meaning it’s not been a good fit for me. Despite my efforts to like it and hope for the best, it has been a constant struggle. It has been comprised of some highlights and low points because…

Cairo winters are cold #seriously😬😩

Most people who know me well, know I dislike, no hate winter, and my body doesn’t tolerate being cold very well…I am not being dramatic, well maybe a little bit 😰. I hate prolonged cold weather, I am not a fan of snow, I am not interested in cold weather events and most of all…

Exploring Egypt by Nile cruising – Aswan to Luxor😎

Just recently I decided to explore Egypt through a Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. The boat spent the first night in Aswan and then sailed to other stops on it’s way to Luxor.  I didn’t get to the Abu Simbel temple because it’s a 3 hour drive each way and I just didn’t want…

My love affair with South Africa🤩😍

My dream of visiting South Africa was fueled by my fascination with Nelson Mandela as a teenager, I wanted to know everything about him.   I just knew that I needed to see and touch the ground that created Nelson Mandela. For a long time this dream was deferred but in 2014 I accepted a job…

Cairo life is different and interesting🤪 pt. 2

So I have been back in Cairo since August and I have realized a couple of things. I STAND OUT not really as a black woman because there are a lot of us here in Cairo but as a black woman in this body with red dreds and colorful earrings and clothing. I get a…

Visit Ethiopia: it is worth the trip

I lived in Addis, from August 2014 to June 2016.  For me it was a tough place to live because it lacked certain comforts and didn’t live up to my bougie standards but I learned a lot about Ethiopian history and culture.  When I tell people to visit, their initial response is but you didn’t…

Oh Morocco, I can’t stop thinking about you 😚😍

7   A couple of weeks ago I went on a trip to Morocco with Black Travel Movement. This trip  was different for me because I usually travel alone and on this trip there were 50 other people which to me seemed like a lot 😐.  But Morocco has been on my list for a long time […]