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Adventures in Puerto Plata, D.R.

June 8, 2017

It feels so good to be back home after traveling the past few weeks!  As some of you may know every year I make it a point to escape the city and embrace the island life. This year, thanks to a deal my friend &  I discovered on Groupon brought us to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Getting There Short flights are my favorite and this one was no different being just 2 hours away from Miami! Although Puerto Plata…

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A 365-Day Bucket List

April 11, 2017
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Reunited and it feels so good! This past week I received my new passport book after sending it off almost a month ago. Needless to say, I will never procrastinate when it comes to renewing again (it expired in November). To spark some major travel goals I got the 52-page book so in order to fill it, I need to visit at least 2-3 countries a year for the next 10 years. To celebrate, here are 5 places off my…

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Events

Miami Broward Carnival 2016 | Recap

October 15, 2016

Despite the scare of Hurricane Matthew causing a shift of events, this year’s Carnival was definitely one for the books! Machel Montano’s “Waiting on the Stage”  (song in recap video) was a huge hit for a majority of the mas bands this year as they displayed their vibrant costumes to the judges in hopes of securing Band of the Year with One Island Mas Band taking home the title again. Between all the performances, great food, and vibes you’ll want to make sure to join in…

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Carnival Countdown

September 9, 2016

Miami Broward One Carnival being just a mere 29 days away brings even more excitement this year as myself and a very intimate group of fellow South Florida bloggers, creatives, & media were given a sneak peek of the new MiamiBrowardCarnival.com  atop the breathtaking rooftop of the Betsy Hotel. MB Carnival for those not of island descent is one of the many annually held Caribbean festivals bringing together the different West Indian cultures through live music, good vibes, fun costumes, and plenty of island cuisine. Why is it so exciting this…

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A Weekend in Curaçao

July 2, 2016

What happens when you mix pre-birthday excitement, insomnia, your boyfriend being out of town and Google Flights? A spontaneously booked trip to Curaçao. Getting there was a mere 2.5 hour flight from Miami which was amazing as I love quick getaways! However as the plane prepared to land my initial reaction was like a scene out of Catfish. Where was the lush greenery and white sand beaches that you see in all the pictures?  A little discouraged yet still eager to explore…

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