Historical locations amaze and excite me. During my first visit to the South of France, I was in love with the fields of lavender and the architecture of many buildings. There are three “must-see” monuments in the South of France I recommend.
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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!”
Let’s face it, life is demanding – work, family, bills, organizational commitments, social life (ha) – we spend a lot of time doing “the things”. Our personal wellness and mental health often fall victim to neglect as we focus on getting “the things” done and maintaining the moving parts of life. For many, the thought of travel is a luxury, an illusion that time away from “the things” will be relaxing and refreshing however the lingering notion that there is no time for vacation haunts the mind. Continue reading “The Importance of Travel and Mental Health by Tabitha James”
Sometimes you just need to get away and do something you love. This can easily be fixed with a quick getaway for a few days throughout the week or on the weekend. I am a Carolina girl and I have visited a few places throughout the North Carolina and South Carolina. Therefore, I am sharing a few places that were quick getaways for me. Continue reading “4 Quick Getaways in the Carolinas!”
Traveling with friends can be very rewarding, adventuress and memorable. I have been reading a few articles about solo traveling and I would love to experience it one day however, majority of my travel is with my friends because I love sharing my experiences and saving money. Continue reading “Benefits of Traveling With Friends”
I have traveled up and down the East cost but I have never traveled to the west cost until recently! My birthday was coming up and I was taking a vacation away from work so decided to purchase a flight to California to visit a friend where I made a toast to new friendships and memories, achieving goals, and living life. Continue reading “3 Highlights From LA”
1. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: I watch HGTV on a regular, especially International House Hunters! On television Amsterdam appear to be a quaint area with a deep history. When I do get the chance to visit Amsterdam, I would love to stay on the canal and near the heart of town. I want to explore the town by foot or bicycle and be close to local shops and eateries. A few places on my radar to visit is the House of Anne Frank, The Purse and Bag Museum, and one of the several Art & History Museums.
2. Tuscany, Italy: After watching “Under The Tuscany Sun” I have Continue reading “Five Places I Want To Visit”
No matter where I am in the world if there is a beach I will be there. The beach is my favorite place to visit. It’s my calm place and where I go when I need to be a lone. The sound of the waves soothes me and the breeze from the waves makes me feel rejuvenated.
There is something about looking out into the ocean and listening to the waves that makes me feel everything will be okay. I can spend hours on the beach without realizing the amount of time passing by because I become at ease. On January 13th I was stressed and missing home, so I drove to North Myrtle Beach, SC and spent three hours on the beach without realizing it. Living close by the beach is something I miss so I take advantage of every opportunity I receive.
A glimpse of different beach adventures!
One of my first visits back to Myrtle Beach, SC after my move to North Carolina
The day the beach became my favorite place.
The water was very cold in June! Barcelona, Spain
Quick stop before I head back to North Carolina. North Myrtle Beach
View from hotel room! Cancun, Mexico
Montego Bay, Jamaica
Montego Bay, Jamacia
Writing on the beach calms me as well.
North Myrtle Beach
Sunrise in Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach, SC
I admit that I am an avid coffee drink. I love the taste and I am always on the look out for small coffee shops. Three local places that I have discovered is Continue reading “3 Local Coffee Shops I love”