A Perfect Staycation: Sybaris Pool Suites

SYBARIS POOL SUITES When was your last vacation? If you cannot get away then taking a luxury staycation close to home is always the perfect option.  They are cheaper (no expensive travel) and you spend more time enjoying the trip instead of spending time getting there.  The biggest concern is where to go and I was excited about trying out the Sybaris Pool Suites where they have proven to be THE anniversary and birthday getaway destination for couples since 1974.   Close to home and with … [Read more...]


How to Travel More for Less!!

Hi, Ladies I am busy planning my YEAR ABROAD. I am super excited and looking for ways to save money and ensure safe travels. Here are a few cost saving  tips and items!  More about my trip to come... The following are  excellent tips on how to save money for a World Trip Create a savings plan. A good one of these will have 5 steps: Assessment – Hold your trip plan up to the reality of your financial situation. Is it feasible or are you dreaming too big? Make hard decisions. Once you … [Read more...]


How to Travel with Natural Hair

When it comes to traveling, hair is just as important as prepping and packing for a trip. Really, who wants to frolic on the beach in a cute bathing suit, but have jacked up hair?! Even though natural hair on vacation can be a bit more freeing than relaxed hair at times, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t come with its own set of travel challenges. Whether you’re rocking a frohawk or a head full of curls, follow these tips to keep your natural hair fly during your globe-trotting adventures. Be … [Read more...]


Travel: Natural in the Philippines

I have been in the Philippines for almost two months now and haven't said a word about what has been going on with my hair. Since this is a lengthy post I'll start with the highlights in a timeline form. Week 1-3: Marley twists Week 4: Two chunky flat twists Week 5: Wash 'n' Go/Afro Week 6: Two strand twists Week 7-8: Flat twists protective style Week 8: Twists, Twist Out and Afro Simba (pet name for my fro) does not like being cramped in a trike. Before leaving for … [Read more...]


Outfit of the Week: I am Global.

I am Global by globalcouture featuring "I am Global tee" Rebecca Taylor jacket rebeccataylor.com Mavi blue jeans $120 - zalando.co.uk Reed Krakoff leather handbag reedkrakoff.com Tory Burch wrap bracelet shopbop.com Tory Burch gold jewelry shopbop.com Tory Burch gold jewelry shopbop.com Tory burch sunglasses macys.com Nike Roshe Run Woven 'Black/Anthracite' solecollector.com I am Global (created for … [Read more...]


Naturals International: Botswana

Hi everyone! Welcome to the second installment of Naturals International (promoting Natural Hair and travel). The first episode was released in February and I talked to a natural hair/beauty blogger from The Netherlands and you can watch that episode HERE Lets go ahead and get started. I am joined today with  Brandi who lives in Botswana! Where you are from? I live in Botswana but I am originally from Malawi. I've lived in Botswana for almost 6 years How far is Malawi from … [Read more...]


International Curlies: The Netherlands

by The Natural TravelistaHi everyone!Welcome to the first of many "Naturals International" were we will be talking to naturals from other countries and getting another perspective on natural hair other than that of the U.S.  Today's guest is Jalessa Talloway!Where you are from?I'm from the Netherlands (born and raised), but my roots are in Suriname. Suriname is a former colony of the Netherlands in South America. That's why most black people in the Netherlands are from Suriname, or from … [Read more...]


Traveling Au Natural

 Follow these tips to keep your natural hair fly during your trip! When it comes to traveling, hair is just as important as prepping and packing for a trip. Really, who wants to frolic on the beach in a cute bathing suit, but have jacked up hair?! Even though natural hair on vacation can be a bit more freeing than relaxed hair at times, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t come with its own set of travel challenges. Whether you’re rocking a frohawk or a head full of curls, follow these tips to keep … [Read more...]