Solo travelers don’t care and are unapologetic about it

Many women have typically played a supporting role as it relates to her family, job, and how she has navigated through life. It seems within the last decade or so there have been many women of all ages who have declared (whether out loud or to their internal selves) there is a “Me” inside who […]

Hakuna Matata!

How many of us collect specific items or bring home mementos from our travels? Personally, I always bring home art, figurines, carved animals, or other items that catch my eye. Every time I go to Africa I get into trouble, because I want to bring home everything! I was even challenged by a good friend […]

Waterfalls: Natural Phenomenas

Around the world there are countless beautiful waterfalls and they often attract visitors from all over the world. With over 30 million visitors each year, Niagara is considered the most visited waterfall in the world and straddles between Canada and the United States.  Made up of three waterfalls (Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil […]

Two of the Best Places to Travel in 2019

Two of the best places to travel in 2019 are Botswana and Kenya. Both locations boast beautiful landscape and the Big 5. Botswana is a land-locked country in the southern part of the African continent border by Zambia and Angola to the north, Zimbabwe to the east, Namibia to the west, and South Africa to […]

Travel Tales: Dakar, Senegal

Travel can be described as people moving between geographical locations by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, bus, airplane, ship or other means, with or without luggage, and can be one-way or round-trip. Travel can be comprised of short sojourns between sequential actions. The purpose of travel may vary, whether for recreation, research, volunteering, business, or mission […]

Soul Food

Soul Food is a term coined by the African American community to describe congregating with your family over a meal and reminiscing about the old days. In all the various African countries, eating time is family time, so it’s not a surprise Africa has a major food scene. There are several cities in Africa known […]

Entry into the Schengen Area

A visa is an endorsement on a passport indicating the holder can enter, leave, or stay for a specified period in a country. The US passport is the 12th most powerful passport in the world with 154 foreign countries allowing US citizens possessing a passport entrance without a visa. Beginning in 2021 US citizens visiting […]

World Currencies

There are 164 official national currencies circulating around the world. The top ten currencies used in chronological order are: U. S. Dollar Euro Japanese Yen British Pound Australian Dollar Swiss Franc Canadian Dollar Hong Kong Dollar Malaysian Ringed Swedish Krona The US Dollar is used in 10 foreign countries, the US and its territories. The […]

Le Musee des Civilisations Noires: The Museum of Black Civilizations

It was the first President of Senegal, Leopold Sedar Senghor who first had the vision of a museum celebrating African culture. Senghor was born on October 9, 1906 in Joal, Senegal. He studied at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand and at the Sorbonne in Paris where he discovered African art’s impact on modern day painting, sculpture, and […]

Poor Man’s Lobster

Before my tour of Goree Island, my tour guide and I sat down at restaurant Chez Poulot. Chez Poulot is situated very near the point of disembarkment of the ferry on Goree island. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating available, however, we ended up eating indoors due to the crowd. We go inside, are […]