Diary Entry No. 7: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Owes Me Nothing!… and It’s Only Day 3!

Diary Entry No. 7: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Owes Me Nothing!… and It’s Only Day 3!

May 13, 2022 I just want to start by saying the Dominican Republic is love. I've explored, tasted new flavors, and made new friends without speaking or understanding Spanish fluently. (English is not a language widely spoken here in Santo Domingo.) But everyone that I've met so far has been more than happy to help [...]

Diary Entry No. 6: One Of My Favorite People Lives In Another Country

Diary Entry No. 6: One Of My Favorite People Lives In Another Country

April 8th, 2022 Have you ever met the older version of yourself before? The person that reminds you of you, just much older?Well, I have, we’ve only met once, and he lives in Trinidad. But in such a short meeting, he’s become one of my favorite people!I’m talking about my Uncle Lincoln. My mother’s eldest [...]

Food Review Guide- Ali’s Trinidad Roti Shop

Food Review Guide- Ali’s Trinidad Roti Shop

A couple of years ago, I made a YouTube video crowning Ali’s Trinidad Roti Shop, located on Fulton Street, as The Best Roti Shop in Brooklyn. But since then, a lot has changed. The pandemic came in 2020, and in 2021 Ali’s Roti Shop closed for a little over 9-months for renovations. And in those [...]

How The Island Of Trinidad Gave Birth To Ashley Travels the Globe

How The Island Of Trinidad Gave Birth To Ashley Travels the Globe

"So let we jam with the art of love, all of we is family." -Kes I recently saw this tweet from Delta airlines asking us to, "Name the city that changed your life." And without much thought, I automatically said, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Then with a bit more thought, I realized that Trinidad was [...]

Food Review Guide: The Bagel Store — Home Of The Original Rainbow Bagel

Food Review Guide: The Bagel Store — Home Of The Original Rainbow Bagel

Place- The Bagel StoreType- BagelsPrice- $$Ratings- 5/5 Dine In Or Take Out- Outdoor Dining + Take OutLocation- 69 5th Ave. Brooklyn, NY Hours- 7AM - 3PM Monday - Friday8AM - 4PM Saturday - Sunday The Bagel Store, located in Brooklyn, New York, is the original creator of the famous Rainbow Bagel and is an absolutely [...]