Why I Love Traveling Solo

I am not like most people. Yes, by nature, I am certain that many people enjoy that idea of companionship and want someone to travel with. For me, it is quite the opposite. And I’ll tell you. I love traveling solo. There is a certain sense to traveling solo in the fact that you learn…

Are You Happy Now?

“Could you look me in the eye And tell me that you’re happy now Would you tell it to my face Have I been erased Are you happy now”-Michelle Branch I have been pondering this thought lately. A lot actually. I have been pondering are people really happy or just really comfortable? So many people…

Why I Will Still Travel In This Day & Age

It’s a story that us blacks know far too well. Being stopped at airports, being questioned, being judged, perhaps even being feared based on the color of our skin. Racism is something that I will never truly understand. Even, in my current full time job, when I speak with people over the phone prior to…

State of the World Today (Won’t Stop Me From Traveling)

This is a post that I have been wishing that I could write for quite some time. But the state of the world today. There is just so much that is going in the world, and honestly, it is rather unfortunate everything that is going on in the world today. From Donald Trump sadly becoming…

Southeast Asia Backpacking Updates

Okay. Okay. You are probably guessing where I am when it comes to planning my trip to Asia. Well, let me be honest. I only took a handful of days off work. Between the days that I took off work and the weekends, that is a 17 day trip. And I thought about it. As…

Been there, done that (why Vegas is overrated)

Okay. I hear so many people talk about Vegas. Normally, Vegas would not have been at the top of my list for travel. I have never had any interest, whatsoever in traveling to Las Vegas. However, through work, I had the opportunity to visit Las Vegas. So I did. And I have no desire to…