Solo adventures in St. Lucia

The thought of a solo trip to St. Lucia raises eyebrows given that it is a popular destination for honeymooners. ¬†That didn’t stop my quest for a solo adventure to this magical island. The $250 flight deal didn’t hurt either. My dream of eating green banana and sailing to the Pitons mountains while sipping rum…

The flavors of Melbourne

Melbourne stole my heart… I immediately fell in love with it’s edginess and charm. The city has a very stylist and artsy vibe that made me feel right at home.¬†Imagine taking the best elements of San Francisco, Seattle, and Austin and creating a dynamic and eclectic cosmopolitan city… yup that’s Melbourne folks. Melbourne is essentially…

3 reasons to include travel to your self-care routine

I’ve come to realize the importance of a regular self-care routine. I’m talking about building “mental health” days into your work schedule, treating yourself to a massage, or taking that art class you’ve been talking about for a while. It’s simply setting intentions for yourself and unapologetically¬†taking time for the things that matter most. Just…

The day I jumped out of a plane in Namibia

Alright I’ll admit it, I’m a bit of an adrenaline junky. I live for the moments I get to conquer my fears. While this wasn’t my first time skydiving, I was still petrified after boarding the plane. The hell NAW thoughts that crossed my mind as I climbed to a higher elevation were written ALL…

4 ways being a solo female traveler has changed me

If you had asked me five years ago if I’d ever see myself traveling to countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe alone, I probably would have looked at you side ways. It just wasn’t something I thought I’d find myself doing; traveling aboard was an experience I’d share with my loved ones or a romantic…