48-Hours in Charleston

Growing up in New York City, I never felt the need to learn to drive. Once I began traveling, I found that having a license might be beneficial. Unfortunately, the urge to hurry up and get my driver’s license still hasn’t quite taken root. Do I let not having a driver’s license hinder me from…

Best Early Birthday Present EVER!

I can breathe again. When I was a young child, no more than 11 years old, I was horsing around with someone who was my age and weighed roughly the same amount that I weighed. At some point in this playing, I wound up on my back with the person sitting on my chest. I…

Four Years Ago …

I remember exactly where I was, what I did, and how I felt. That day is forever etched in my soul. That was the first time in my life that I was fearful being an African American woman in the country in which I was born. Below is the story of what happened on that…

24-Hours in Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC is the perfect city to spend 24-hours walking around and exploring. This post includes suggestions on what to do and where to eat on a day in Charleston. A list of the sites visited and a map of their locations is included at the bottom of the post.

Love Letter to Charleston, Part 2

After a busy day gallivanting around Savannah and arriving back at our hotel around 10 pm, my mom and I slept in on our third day in Charleston. Since, it was Saturday, we decided to start our day with brunch at Hominy Grill. Hominy Grill, since closed, was known for its hominy-style grits and its…

Day Trip to Savannah, GA 2013

Every time my mom and I visit Charleston, we always take a day trip to Savannah, GA. Situated 108 miles from each other, Savannah can be easily accessed by car if you take US-17 S to I-95 S for 2 hours. If you don’t drive, like me or my mom, another way to get to…

Love Letter to Charleston, SC

I love traveling to new places, but there are some places that tug at my heart and beckon me to come back. Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA are two of those places. I first visited Charleston, SC in 2013. After having visited San Francisco for the third time, my mom and I decided that Charleston…

THIS IS WHO I AM

This is my personal blog. Before the murder of George Floyd and the protesting that followed, I was working on a post about the first time I traveled to Charleston, SC. Well, I just don’t have it in me to post something that brought me so much joy given the recent events. In lieu of…

Workcation: Richmond, VA

Originally posted on Savory Sweet Neat:
Last year, I was fortunate enough to go to a conference in Richmond, VA. My initial thoughts were, “Why Richmond? What is so interesting about Richmond that a conference should be held there?” The List After finding out the location of the conference, I began researching and creating an…

Workcations: Combining Work and Vacation

When I travel, whether for work or for funsies, the first thing I research is where I can eat, things to do, and where can I go to shop. My mindset has always been that traveling for work is work, but it can also be fun. To be successful at this, it takes preparation. Below,…