The earth never forgets her children. So, walk into her arms with an open heart and with only soft footprints behind you. -Unknown August 5th, 2022 Any time I book a trip to a new destination, I have five goals in mind.1. To Experience New Things2. Taste New Flavors3. Immerse Myself In A New Culture4. To Challenge [...]
Category: My Travel Diary
Diary Entry No. 8: I Finally Made It Home! I’ve Officially Visited Both Of My Homelands
"A people without knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots." -Marcus Garvey July 28, 2022 Trinidad 2018 Jamaica 2022 I can't remember exactly when I started hearing this, but when I was younger, I'd often hear people talk about "going home" and "visiting the Promise Land," or I [...]
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
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 [...]
Diary Entry No. 5: Is Travel Still For Me?
September 20, 2021 When I first started my travel journey back in 2018, I was ready to explore, become cultured, and visit every state and country in the world.But since March 2020 (when Covid shut down New York), I haven't been feeling the most confident about getting back on the road. In three months, 2020 [...]