Category: Reflections

My blog posts and reflections

How to Get Paid to Travel + Exact Pitch Templates To Use

Let’s be honest. We all would love to get paid or compensated for traveling. As travel is becoming more accessible to all, many new and inspiring travel bloggers/vloggers/podcasters/ influencers are looking to get paid and/or compensated for their influence.  …

How I Went to Thailand for $15.30

Gather ’round. This is a story all about how I went to Thailand for $15.30. No Bullsh**. I am always preaching to you that “travel isn’t expensive,” and really – that statement and theory is entirely relative. You can go…

Travel In the Era of Trump: 5 Stages of Grief

Travel In the Era of Trump: 5 Stages of Grief *This is a guest blog post written by Sharday El-Assar, Global Engagement and International Strategist. “Everyone can tell,” I thought. “Everyone knows just by looking at me that I’m American,…

Travel + HipHop – A Live Discussion

Travel + HipHop – A Live Discussion With all that has been taking place in the States (and globally) with the assassination of innocent Black men, my goal is to position the spotlight away from the negativity and dispel the…

How I Truly Felt About Cuba

How I Truly Felt About Cuba A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about Cuba sharing with you the ins and outs and how to navigate through the country. But I never quite expressed how I truly felt about Cuba….

Why I Left My ‘Good’ Job

Here I was, sweat beading down the side of my face, heart thumping so loud I could hear it in my ears, and biting my arm to keep from crying – or screaming. I was having yet, another anxiety attack….

A Week In Bali Is Cheaper Than a Weekend In Miami

A Week In Bali Is Cheaper Than a Weekend In Miami Many folks LOVE Miami. I get it. The beautiful beaches. Everyone looks like they walked straight out of a swimsuit magazine. The super cute (and expensive) boutique hotels. A…