Bermuda: The Local Experience

It's not too often that I have the opportunity to explore a new culture from the perspective of a true local. Sometimes I am unable to get this "local" experience due to a lack of connections at a given location, a concern for safety, or even the disinterest from those in the group that I … Continue reading Bermuda: The Local Experience

Dairy-Free​ Alternatives

Whether you're lactose intolerant, transitioning to a vegan lifestyle or simply want to cut back on your animal by-product intake, you may be looking for viable alternatives for the dairy products many of us grew up on. I've had an intolerance to lactose my entire life but as I've been getting older I've been able … Continue reading Dairy-Free​ Alternatives

Napa Valley: Brown Estate

*Cues Solange's Almeda*  "Pour my drank, drank. Sip, sip, sip, sip. Brown liquor, brown skin, brown face, brown leather, brown sugar, brown leaves, brown keys, black skin, black braids. These are black-owned things." In the heat of this magnificent movement to unapologetically support black owned tings, I knew making a stop to the first and only … Continue reading Napa Valley: Brown Estate

What’s My Body Type and Why’s It Important?

No, I'm not talking "thick" versus "slim thick",  I'm also not referring to apple shaped versus pear shared, instead,  I want to discuss how your body responds to diet and training. There are three main body types: Endomorph, Mesomorph and Ectomorph, understanding your body type enables you to plan a successful diet and exercise program. … Continue reading What’s My Body Type and Why’s It Important?

HIIT Training: What Is It and Should I Be Doing It?

As I've been trying to switch up my workout routines as to not get too complacent and keep it fresh, I've stumbled across the wonderful world of HIIT Training. HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training which is quick intervals or bursts of intense exercise followed by short periods of recovery. Why Do HIIT? Efficiency, you … Continue reading HIIT Training: What Is It and Should I Be Doing It?

Do I need to know the language?

'¿tu hablas español? si o no?  What did I say above? Well, I asked, in Spanish, if you speak Spanish and if you didn't know that, it's probably because you don't *inserts shrug emoji*. If you're one of the 40% of the world's population who only speak 1 language, fret not, though speaking another language … Continue reading Do I need to know the language?

Travel Essentials

  As someone who now considers themselves pretty seasoned in the travel community, I feel that I finally have this whole “packing thing” down packed. It definitely took some time, some experience and plenty of forgotten items before I was able to get this thing under my control. First thing I realized was that I … Continue reading Travel Essentials