Living in Texas has its perks…especially if you love to travel! Cancun is just a 2 hour flight away and will transport you to warm weather, lush greenery, and the clearest beaches in the western hemisphere. In need of a desperate vacation, My old college friend Taylor and I took a spontaneous trip to Cancun! We decided to visit two eco-parks: Xel-ha (pronounced ‘Chel-ha’) and X-plor! Here is my honest review of eco-park Xel-Ha.. Xel-Ha Xel-Ha is located in Rivieria Maya and is GORGEOUS. This eco-park has a list of… View Post

Henry and I had a free day on Sunday, so we decided to visit the Dothan Botanical Gardens. Located just off highway 431, the botanical garden is regularly used as a wedding venue. While there, we even saw some people taking professional photos, probably for the announcement of a baby or an engagement. Rose Garden Though it’s almost December, the gardens had a lot of flowers that were blooming. The volunteers do a great job tending and caring for the flowers, even when they’re not in season. My favorite place in… View Post

South Korea will always be dear to me. Being a black female in Korea definitely has its perks, but can also be mentally tough. Most situations where my skin color had been mentioned brought on the most interesting conversations that I never would have had in the States. Koreans would tell me my skin was pretty, I looked like Beyonce’ (…mhhm, I know.) to little kids on the escalator pointing at me saying “chocolate! chocolate!” Not to mention every time I went to the hip hop clubs I was complimented… View Post