Tag: travel

Travel Diary: NOLA Girls Trip

Travel Diary: NOLA Girls Trip

Recap of a late summer NOLA girls trip filled with food, culture, and #blackgirlmagic Where We Went French Quarter (Vieux Carre) The French Quarter is the most popping area for tourists. There are shops, attractions, beautiful architecture, and history everywhere. We walked and explored aimlessly […]

Night at Messina Hof Winery

Night at Messina Hof Winery

What to expect from a night at Messina Hof Estate & Winery in Bryan, Texas; featuring grape stomping, wine-tasting, and Texas history. You’ve probably seen Messina Hof wines a bit around the blog as well as my Instagram feed–from sweet red Beau in my red […]

Belize Travel Guide + Tips for the Solo Traveler

Belize Travel Guide + Tips for the Solo Traveler

A travel guide based on 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 […]

How to Take Instagram-Worthy Photos while Traveling Solo

How to Take Instagram-Worthy Photos while Traveling Solo

Tips and inexpensive tools for taking Instagram-worthy pictures on a solo trip without having a professional follow you around! It’s been over a year since I went to Belize on my first trip abroad, which also doubled as my first time traveling solo. After losing […]

Cirque du Soleil Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities

Cirque du Soleil Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities

A recap of Cirque du Soleil Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities’ run in Houston, Texas. Last Thursday, I ventured out to my second-ever Cirque du Soleil show, Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities, with one of my sorority sisters in tow. I must admit: I’ve never been to […]

Houston Have To-Dos

Houston Have To-Dos

Being a native Houstonian is becoming rarer and rarer these days. When I tell people I was born and raised here (with short detours for college and grad school), they are often surprised. I did a brief stint in Dallas but that’s neither here nor […]

Brunch at Hungry’s Upstairs

Brunch at Hungry’s Upstairs

Eating and drinking recommendations for your next brunch visit to the new Hungry’s Upstairs space. Cardigan: Ellison via Miles of Style | Blouse: Peter Nygard (old), similar | Jeans: Levi’s (old), similar | Shoes (old): similar | Necklace (old): similar | Earrings: Tory Burch (sold […]

Week in NYC: Brooklyn Travel Diary

Week in NYC: Brooklyn Travel Diary

Brooklyn Travel Diary: your guide to eating, seeing, and doing in the Brooklyn borough of New York City based on local tips and a week of exploring. I recently spent a week in New York–mostly Brooklyn–visiting my brother and seeing all I could see. I […]

Pappadeaux 30th Anniversary

Pappadeaux 30th Anniversary

A behind-the-scenes look at Pappadeaux’s 30th anniversary including the menu, specials, and a giveaway Pappadeaux is one of those places where you can go whether you’re trying to eat light or indulge but I typically like to go in when I visit. There are locations […]

Caribbean Spice Belize

Caribbean Spice Belize

I traveled to Belize at the end of last October. This was my first solo trip and my first time abroad. [eek!] I am very into planning and researching so, of course, I scoured local forums and lined up an itinerary ahead of time. One […]