Travel Tips

Why Aren’t More Caribbean Women Travelling?

Every so often I receive a message from a stranger curious about my travel habits. The inquirers are usually Caribbean women fascinated with the idea of traveling but who think this lifestyle is beyond their reach for one reason or the other. I usually provide a brief response explaining that “I love traveling so I …

International Destinations

5 Reasons to Visit a Beer Spa in Prague

5 Reasons to Visit a Beer Spa in Prague;

As an island girl, I’m partial to natural therapies – we’re talking waterfall massages and exfoliation by sand. However the idea of soaking in a tub of beer was too intriguing to pass up so when I crafted my itinerary for Prague, ‘BEER SPA’ was at the top of my Must-Do/No-Exceptions/Can’t-Miss List. And I am so …

Island Girls In-Transit

Island Girl In-Transit: Cheriann Fanus

Island Girl In-Transit: Cheriann Fanus

Island Girls In-Transit is a new series that features amazing Caribbean women who are pursuing their wanderlust with that signature West Indian passion and pride. We’re an underrepresented segment within the travel community but it is my hope that these stories will serve as a source of inspiration for women throughout the region who dream of traveling …

International Destinations

10 Fairytale Photos of Cesky Krumlov

Photos of Cesky Krumlov

A sprawling castle. Quaint little houses. A bell tower. Cobble stoned lanes. Acres of gardens. Panoramic views. And a beautiful river running through it all. The only thing missing from Cesky Krumlov is a magical Disney soundtrack running on loop. Honestly, you can’t get more “fairytale” than this charming city a 3-hour Flixbus bus ride …

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10 Charming, Quirky, Useful Things You Should Know About the Czech Republic

10 Charming, Quirky, Useful Things You Should Know About the Czech Republic;

Three days. That was all it took for me to fall in love with the Czech Republic. Three days of rows upon rows of charming old buildings; miles and miles of quaint cobbled stone streets; scene after scene of postcard perfect views; dish after dish of diverse and delicious food; and gallons upon gallons of …

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Island Girl’s Guide to the San Blas Islands

Do me a favor? Close your eyes and envision paradise. Chances are your imagination is painting a picture that closely resembles the San Blas Islands of Panama…White sand and blue water beaches…Clusters of towering coconut trees…Thatched roof huts… Hammocks…Peace…And quiet. These 365 tiny island dotting the Caribbean Sea are the epitome of isolation and as …

Island Girls In-Transit

Island Girl In-Transit: Lizra Fabien

Island Girl In-Transit: Lizra Fabien

Island Girls In-Transit is a new series that features amazing Caribbean women who are pursuing their wanderlust with that signature West Indian passion and pride. We’re an underrepresented segment within the travel community but it is my hope that these stories will serve as a source of inspiration for women throughout the region who dream of traveling …

International Destinations

10 Super Cool Things You MUST DO in Panama

10 Super Cool Things You MUST DO in Panama;

Contemporary and historical. Trendy and vintage. Urban and rural. Beach and jungle. Panama is a country of contrasts that offers a little bit of something for everyone. As an island girl who appreciates a taste of city life, Panama was everything I always knew I needed in a destination but had yet to find. Remarkably, …

International Destinations

10 Cool, Quirky, Useful Things Travelers Should Know About Panama

10 Cool, Quirky, Useful Things Travelers Should Know About Panama;

Three weeks; four locations; dozens of new acquaintances and hundreds (thousands) of photos later my trip to Panama has ended. And I miss that country way more than I thought possible. I honestly had minimal expectations about this trip – I hoped to learn a little Spanish, see some new things, and of course visit …

Island Girls In-Transit

Island Girl In-Transit: Victoria Hawkins

Island Girl In-Transit: Victoria Hawkins

Island Girls In-Transit is a new series that features amazing Caribbean women who are pursuing their wanderlust with that signature West Indian passion and pride. We’re an underrepresented segment within the travel community but it is my hope that these stories will serve as a source of inspiration for women throughout the region who dream of traveling …