The good, bad and the ugly about my life in Abidjan

The first couple of weeks in any country can be stressful as you set up once again a new apartment, buying things that you need, often settling for second best when you can’t find what you need. I struggled with whether to write this post because I was feeling overwhelmed and worn down and wondering…

Oooh Santorini Greece

Happy, happy, joy, joy… I’ve been wanting to visit Santorini for some time now. So imagine my excitement when I finally got there this past week 🤗🤩. Athens is a 2 hour flight from Cairo and then 45 minutes to Santorini so pretty close and perfect for a quick, long weekend trip. I spent the…

Fun times – day tripping in Nairobi

Anyone who knows me well know that I absolutely love traveling to countries in Africa, so much so I am often a repeat traveler to the countries I really enjoy. Kenya, along with South Africa and Zanzibar are the ones that I have visited more than once. So when I got the chance to visit…

Say yes to Kampala, Uganda

In continuing with my goal to only visit new countries and to focus on African countries I chose to visit Uganda for my past break. Even though there are no beaches there I wanted to be in a country where there were black people; they have beautifully colorful fabrics (because a girl can never have…

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…

I left half of my heart in Havana, Cuba 😚🧡💃🏾

Because I’m often late to the party this post is really late 🤷🏾‍♀️I should have written it last year in June but Anywhoo. I can’t remember when I decided I needed to visit Cuba but it was a dream deferred for a long time. When I was living in Jamaica, I missed out on the…

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…