Must See Mexico City: 10 Days in a Culture Capital by Danna Sweidan

Before we go over the itinerary that Sam and I used, I’d like to give five general tips about traveling to Mexico City too.

Tip 1.

The weather is mostly mild and sunny year round, but the altitude (over 7000 ft above sea level) means it’s windy and sudden storms can take you by surprise— bring easy layers and comfortable tennis shoes.

Tip 2.

Don’t try to dress down here. By all means wear whatever you please, but know that Mexico City is very well dressed, basically everywhere. The only place I didn’t see blazers was hiking Teotihuacan’s pyramids.

Tip 3.

Many restaurants are wonderful here, but the magic is in the carts. Almost every street cart and bodega is making delicious, fresh meats and tortas. You’ll see tents full of suited lunch break bankers sitting on plastic stools huddled over a plate of steaming al pastor tacos. Trust these tents, and walk up to them as often if not more than you would Yelp a place first.

Tip 4.

We walked nearly everywhere, but this is a massive city. Continue reading “Must See Mexico City: 10 Days in a Culture Capital by Danna Sweidan”

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It’s A Celebration, CARIBMASK!

Raleigh, North Carolina, has its very own Caribbean festival, CaribMask, which is going on its 7th year!

The festival celebrates the Caribbean culture through food, dance, music, art and a lot more. This year the festival started on August 22, 2018 and ended August 26, 2018. However, I only attended the Saturday portion of the event, which involved the Parade of Bands and Village Festival, where several food vendors and pop-up shops took over Fayetteville street in Downtown Raleigh! Continue reading “It’s A Celebration, CARIBMASK!”

TO The MOM: Happy Mother’s DAY!

HAPPY MOTHER’s DAY to all MOMS out there. Over the years I have meet some pretty darn amazing MOMS!

All MOMS have something in common, they want  nothing but the best for their children! Moms would do all things possible to make sure their children are taken care of and to ensure they do not go without.

To the MOM who is always POSITIVE, Continue reading “TO The MOM: Happy Mother’s DAY!”

Recap On My Hustlin’ Flow

I was recently featured on 1 Am She discussing  my hustling flow!  Speaking for myself, I have several people who ask me questions on how I juggle and balance my life between working full time and attempting to do things I enjoy such as blogging and building my brand.  Below is the full blog post from the 1 Am She Blog:

Hustlin’ Flow Juggling It All. Growing up I hustled for money; now that I am older I hustle for growth, experiences, and “money.”  There are so many different definitions of the word hustle and everyone hustles differently. My kind of hustle is having the confidence, courage and self determination to work hard towards an accomplishment.

Continue reading “Recap On My Hustlin’ Flow”