Tag: travel

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]