Tag: culture

Long Weekend in Cancun, Mexico

Long Weekend in Cancun, Mexico

I traveled to Cancun a couple of weeks back to celebrate and serve as a bridesmaid in my dear friend Cindy’s wedding. Cindy and I grew up in the same school district, are sorority sisters, and were college roommates for two years so it was […]

Lagos Photo Diary

Lagos Photo Diary

This post is comprised of photos from last month’s trip to Lagos, Nigeria. It wasn’t practical to lug around my professional camera so all of these photos are from my iPhone, with the exception of some professional photos from my cousin’s wedding at the end. […]

Photo Walk of Central Amsterdam

Photo Walk of Central Amsterdam

On my way to Lagos last month, I had a seven-hour layover in Amsterdam. There was no way I could sit in the airport for that long so I researched and made a plan to explore a bit while there. One of my coworkers frequents […]

5 Bucket List Experiences in Lagos, Nigeria

5 Bucket List Experiences in Lagos, Nigeria

I recently spent time in Lagos, Nigeria celebrating my cousin’s wedding, visiting family, and seeing all I could see. Following are a few “bucket list experiences” I recommend everyone have while visiting Lagos. Ride a Keke A keke is a small, three-wheeled vehicle that can […]

Where to Dine During Houston Black Restaurant Week

Where to Dine During Houston Black Restaurant Week

It’s almost time for Houston Black Restaurant Week, y’all! This is the third annual installment of a local event that is taking root around the country in other cities such as Atlanta and Oakland. However, we’re talking about Houston Black Restaurant Week today, which is […]

Kulture Restaurant

Kulture Restaurant

Kulture is the newest establishment from Marcus Davis, the man behind The Breakfast Klub and Alley Kat (one of my favorite lounges) and the aim of this restaurant is to immerse visitors in the rich culture of the African diaspora through good food. Chef Dawn […]

My Neighborhood: Historic Third Ward in Houston, Texas

My Neighborhood: Historic Third Ward in Houston, Texas

January 10th officially marked one year as a homeowner in the Historic Third Ward neighborhood of Houston, Texas. My connection to this particular part of town started a long time ago, though. My mom was raised here–my house is actually on the same street as […]

Nigerian Jollof Rice + Black History Month Virtual Potluck

Nigerian Jollof Rice + Black History Month Virtual Potluck

My Aunty Toyin’s recipe is the best you’ll ever taste.

5 Reasons to Vibe & Ride in Houston, TX

5 Reasons to Vibe & Ride in Houston, TX

Why you need to experience Houston’s newest active, social event, Vibe & Ride, for yourself. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve participated in Vibe & Ride events featuring Beyonce (on Bey Day, known by some as Labor Day) and Erykah Badu (Badu on the […]

Belize Travel Diary + Tips for the Solo Traveler

Belize Travel Diary + Tips for the Solo Traveler

A travel diary of my first solo trip to Belize. Check out these tips for your next trip or just visually transport  yourself through the pictures. My Travel Details Airline – Southwest (I caught an amazing sale when they first opened the international terminal at Houston […]