5 of the Best Places to Be Bougie in Boston

A day in Boston can often mean a day spent looking for cheap food and street parking. It's incredibly satisfying on a beautiful day when it all works out, but sometimes you're just in the mood to splurge. The thing is, if you want to live it up without having thousands of dollars in your … Continue reading 5 of the Best Places to Be Bougie in Boston

Spring Destination Ideas That Won’t Anger Your Seasonal Allergies

It’s beginning to feel more like spring in Massachusetts. There’s plenty of rain to go around with a bit of beautiful weather in between. The winter jackets and boots are packed away. The hats and gloves are out of sight. For allergy sufferers, tissue boxes have been placed in strategic locations around your house, in … Continue reading Spring Destination Ideas That Won’t Anger Your Seasonal Allergies

10 Reasons Traveling Sucks (and Why You Should Do It Anyway)

Let’s be honest. Anyone who’s ever taken a plane ride, a road trip, or hopped on some kind of train knows that waiting to get somewhere isn’t what you're looking forward to the most (if at all). Between the crowds of people and the odd smells, things can get pretty uncomfortable. Airport rules and regulations … Continue reading 10 Reasons Traveling Sucks (and Why You Should Do It Anyway)

What’s a Day at Disney Without the Theme Park? Disney Springs!

A beautiful day in Orlando deserves a theme park visit, right? Well, if you’re not interested in paying the ticket prices or dealing with the insufferable lines, Disney lovers have another good option: Disney Springs. I’ll admit that I’m a little late to the game here. What used to be Downtown Disney officially became Disney … Continue reading What’s a Day at Disney Without the Theme Park? Disney Springs!

Road Trip Problems: Why the Hassle to Find Non-White History?

Last month, I made plans with my mom to drive down with her to Florida. She recently bought a house in one of those 55+ communities. I admit to a bit of encouraging, mostly because she does way too much for her kids. She hates the cold anyway. So, I half-planned, as I always do, … Continue reading Road Trip Problems: Why the Hassle to Find Non-White History?

Africa’s Natural Beauty: 10 Wonders You Won’t Want to Miss

If you've ever wondered about taking a trip to Africa, you might think of going on safari, volunteering somewhere, or visiting the pyramids. Most people don't imagine cascading waterfalls, beautiful mountains, rich forests, and crystalline waters, but they should. The reality of the African continent is much more diverse than we assume. You could spend … Continue reading Africa’s Natural Beauty: 10 Wonders You Won’t Want to Miss

Where to Find the Best West Indian Food in Boston

From Jerk chicken to flaky Pâté, Boston isn't just for fancy Italian places, Irish bars, and clam chowder. A diverse city means diverse food. So, as Black History Month marches on, I've compiled a short list of some of the best Jamaican, Haitian, Cuban, and other delicious Caribbean foods I've been able to find. Keep … Continue reading Where to Find the Best West Indian Food in Boston

Daydreaming vs. Planning: The Good, the Bad, and the Traveler

Last week, I decided to write about beaches while I sit in the middle of a New England winter. It’s a nice thought, especially since I’m planning a trip to Florida next month, but it’s also entirely unrealistic. I’m used to that. I think a lot of people like to imagine their travels just as … Continue reading Daydreaming vs. Planning: The Good, the Bad, and the Traveler

Winter is Here. If You Don’t Like It, Try One of These Beaches

The snow has fallen and it isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Personally, I love snow. Most people don't. If you're one of the many who can't stand the cold and would rather be hanging out under the hot sun, this list is for you. Even if you're not the kind of person to suntan and … Continue reading Winter is Here. If You Don’t Like It, Try One of These Beaches

A New Year’s Travel Resolution for Venezuela and the Family I Won’t See

My mom always told me Venezuela was like one big party from Christmas through New Year’s. These days, I can only imagine what the streets look like. I'd like to think there will still be music and dancing to keep spirits high, though I doubt the food will be plentiful. Would you still dance if … Continue reading A New Year’s Travel Resolution for Venezuela and the Family I Won’t See