. While there I also realized it’s not as cut and dry as a generational gap. I did see young people that idolized Cuban revolutionary figures, older people that were proud to have seen both capitalist and socialist Cuba. I saw black Cubans that felt Fidel gave them equal playing field. People that felt taken care of by their government, people that felt forgotten.
In honor of Small Business Saturday, I thought I’d highlight a few of the amazing small business in my neighborhood.
As an avid seafood eater — I’m in an Oyster lovers meet up group — one thing several people told me when I mentioned I was heading to Hawaii was “You’re going to love the fresh seafood!” And with tons of poke focused restaurants recently opening up in NYC, Hawaiian cuisine was definitely on my radar. So I ate my way through Kaua’i and Waikiki, here are some of my favorite stops along the way.
Every day, I like to do at least one thing that I’ve never done before. I’m an adrenaline junky, so when that new experience coincides with something that can get my heart racing? Man, that’s awesome.
When my friend Kabir asked to interview me for ASW’s Globalist, featuring their favorite jet-setters, I was beyond honored. One of my favorite Q&A’s check out ASW Meets Nneya Richards. And catch my chatting Drake, what I’m wearing at the mo’ and there’s even a self-portrait *gasp*!
It’s finally, “sweata weatha!” The excitement of fall was immortalized by Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph in their legendary Saturday Night Live skit, “Bronx Beat”. With fall, comes endless layering opportunities and that cozy staple, sweaters!
This summer, traveling around with my Fujifilm Instax, I absolutely fell in love. There’s something to be said about waiting for the right moment. And the film’s pretty expensive so you don’t want to waste it on just anything. Here’s the first of a photo diary series I’m doing with just my photos from my Fujifilm Instax camera from my trip to Kaua’i & Oahu, Hawaii.