Maya Angelou is a world renowned American treasure. A literary hero, civil rights activist, poet, playwright and so much more. I think every young black girl remembers reading I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings for the first time. Still I Rise is the soundtrack in my head on repeat. That glow, that confidence? Thank you Maya Angelou. For me, as a kid, Maya Angelou was one of my first understandings of a living legend. You heard about Martin Luther King Jr. to Shakespeare, but none of these people were still alive. “She did all of this and she’s still living?!” I thought. “I could meet her?!” Sadly, that never happened but Maya Angelou is still a light and source of inspiration to me. After the election last year, when I simply didn’t feel like writing, Maya Angelou’s words pulled me out of the fog like the north star and is the pillar of my content for ‘N A Perfect World still. They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery this is the first of a …
You can buy Tommy’s version for hundreds of dollars but I knew better. ;). I’ve seen men wearing marina’s my whole life, they’re pretty standard island wear.
From Winter Wonderland to Regents or Carnaby street to your local borough’s high street, the whole city explodes with magic.
Give yourself permission to be a kid again and gorge on candy floss and spend too much money trying to get a giant stuffed bear that you absolutely don’t need.
I wanted the discussion to run the gamut from safety, to perks, stereotypes and most importantly, our role as American women as travel ambassadors of the United States.
This Spring 2017, Lafayette 148 New York drew collection inspiration from 1950s Cuba with bold colours, art deco inspired lines and tropical-chic motifs. Now, I’m bringing the collection back to the origin of inspiration!
Many hotels targeting Gen Z & millennial focus on very cool, hip common spaces with the idea of getting you out of your room to socialize, work and play. CitizenM London seamlessly does both. I found myself torn between luxuriating in my XL king size bed or watching the sun set over the Tower of London with a gin & tonic. Check out my stay in this video and see more photos on my previous post, Perfect Stay – citizenM Tower of London.
When in Medellín, the first thing people would say when I mentioned I’m going to Lima, Peru afterwards was, “You’re going to love the food there!” or “They have the best food in South America.”
There are some places in the world that put you in a perpetual state of amour, like Paris, the city of love. These are the places that just effuse love as you’re walking down the street, leaves you starry-eyed and elated. Here are 10 of the most romantic places in the world; pack your bags!
Through asking people, reading travel sites, this is the time of year when I figure out what places I’ll hit up on my ever expanding travel bucket list. One of my favorite resources, the New York Times’ annual 52 Places to Go in 2017.