Vietnam Cookery Center

  While in Vietnam, in Ho Chi Minh City, I also took it upon myself to take a cooking class. It was an incredible time. One of the things that I love about taking cooking classes abroad is being able to meet different people who also share my passion and love of food and cooking….

2019 Wish list

2019 wish list. I may have mentioned it briefly. I for sure did in 2018, when I was working on my 2018 wish list. Well, as the year draws to a close, it is time to think back, reflect and be grateful for this incredible year that I have had so far. If you have…

Instagrammable Newport, RI

Views of the Newport bridge from Jamestown, RI. Peaceful, tranquil and relaxing. 2) Newport Vineyards. Newport Vineyards is one of my favorite stops every time I go to Rhode Island. The wines are delicious and the view is spectacular. There is nothing I love more than a gorgeous view. The only down side to this…

Black Travel Instagrams You Must Follow

Black Travel Feed features amazing images from travel bloggers, influencers and melanin across the globe. It’s a colorful Instagram account that might contribute to your FOMO. Black Tokyo is one of my favorite Instagram accounts. You can even submit stories to his site or listen to his Podcasts. Black Guide Travel focuses on blacks in…

Rooftop 120: A Lounge in Connecticut

So, I had to. I just had to. There is a rooftop lounge in Connecticut that was calling my name. And, I was inspired by all the research and reading that I did on the rooftop bars and lounges in Thailand and Portugal where I will be visiting in the next few months. So, I…

How to plan the perfect travel itinerary!

Some people, actually, perhaps many people hate the nitty gritty aspects of planning a vacation and going through the steps of planning a vacation, whether it is finding the right hotels, booking the cheapest flights, finding the right activities, finding the right restaurants. Not me. In fact, that is one of my favorite parts of…

Gouveia Vineyards: A Review

Gouveia Vineyards is one of my favorite vineyards in Connecticut, of all the vineyards that I have visited. It is in large part because of the scenery, the ambiance, and of course the great wine. But this picture above was taken at Gouveia. This is the countryside, the rolling Connecticut Hills and the beautiful blue…

My Choice of Top Eateries in Boston

I spent the better half of my formative years, or later formative years I should say living in Boston. I love Boston. There is so much history and culture there. I would move back if I could. I would give anything to live in Boston again. I spent four years at University there, and I…