I have escaped the two (plus) feet of snow that defeated the American East Coast recently for a one week stay on the island of O’ahu in Hawaii. It is currenly day two and I have absolutely nothing planned. Literally. Outside of my first day here, which involved scuba diving the incredible Pacific Ocean off
I visited Thailand in early December 2015. It was a solo trip so I wanted to make sure I researched the culture, government, politics, religious practices, travel alerts and everything else before visiting. Thailand is a beautiful country rich in history, culture and nature and I had an amazing time there. But even having done all my research
One of the best Christmas gifts you can give any adult is a handmade gift. It’s true. There is more appreciation for the gift when it’s handmade because there was quality time spent making the gift. Anyone can go to a department store and buy a body butter as a present. But what about making
A Day with Elephants and a Visit to the Karen Long Neck Hilltribe On the second leg of my Thailand trip, I visited Chiang Mai where I had an incredible experience at the Elephant Nature Park. Prior to arriving in Thailand I searched the internet looking for the best place to book an elephant tour.
It was weird at first, traveling alone. Half a world away from all the thins I knew and loved. Being outside of my comfort zone. In a foreign country I’d never been before, all while being female and black. But that feeling didn’t last long, thankfully. The truth is, I wasn’t really alone. I met
And so it begins… I’m about to embark on this trip, an amazing solo trip to the Kingdom of Thailand. This is a first for me. My first solo trip, my first time in Thailand, my first time in Asia in general. And while I’m excited, I’m also a wee bit nervous. But I’ve consulted
Let me start by stating that I am a candle maker. I am the owner of Love Lucy Candles and I make small batch all natural soy candles. Love Lucy Candles is located in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. Feel free to check out the website here. I’ve been making candles for more than five