The New York Times Travel Show 2020
The New York Times Travel Show 2020 took place at The Jacob Javits Center January 26th to January 28th. If you own a travel company, created a cool travel product or just aspire to travel, this is the show for you. The Entrace Upon entering the massive showcase please be sure to grab a bag to store all of the information that hundreds of vendors will share with you. This year the bags were green and presented by Dubai. The platinum sponsor were Turkish Airlines which whom I had the pleasure of flying then from Istanbul to Cairo. South Africa was the gold sponsor this year. Greece, Guadeloupe Islands, and…
What is Black Joy?
From electing a nitwit into the highest seat in the Oval Office to the phenomenal headline renaming a popular festival to “Beychella”, the media is taking us on a rollercoaster ride. I hardly ever watch television anymore but that doesn’t mean that the negative reports don’t make their way into my subconscious through outlets like Facebook and instagram. None of us are immune to negative infiltration of media. It’s tough to focus on the good things happening in our communities because they are often underreported. When I was invited by the City of Oakland to attend the Black Joy Parade, I thought, “it’s about time” that we celebrate our blackness…
Magic of Morocco
Discover the magic of Morocco as Kenecia Lashae explores Pretty cities Marrakesh, Fez and Chefchaouen.
5 reasons to book a Damesly tour today!
After circling the globe for a year I had a story to tell, I just didn’t know where to begin. There were so many significant moments on my journey that I felt overwhelmed about what bits to share. In comes Damesly a female forward tour company which curated a weekend in Denver, Colorado for writers. Here are 5 reasons why you should book a tour with Damesly today! 1. All tours are hand picked with women like you in mind. Kelly Lewis is a modern day maven who has created unique brands around uplifting women in the travel space. You may know Kelly for her annual travel conference called Women’s…
WTF: Women’s Travel Festival 2015
I had the pleasure of attending the Women’s travel festival in San Francisco, California and meeting the founder of The Women’s Travel Fest, Kelly Lewis. This was a great experience for me because there are times when I share my travel experiences with other women and more often than not I get reactions such as ” Weren’t you scared?” or “Isn’t traveling alone as a woman dangerous?” I immediately think to myself WTF!?!?! I wanted to connect with other awesomely brave women and hear how they overcame, fear, obstacles and naysayers! Kelly Lewis is the founder of the Women’s Travel Fest. She’s also the founder of Go! Girl Guides, which…
Viva Mexico: 48 Hours in Mexico City
Hola! Passport 2 Pretty dashed to Mexico City para una pequena fiesta para mi cumpleanos! Before I torture you with my Span-glish I want to say that Mexico City is a great city, a loving city and a safe city. When I first told my friends and family they immediately questioned my rationale to travel to Mexico solo. My response was “Are we ever really safe anywhere?” Besides a lot of the chaos happens along the boarder where our bad guys are fighting with their bad guys for power, money and drugs. Since Im not looking to start a new cartel, I figured I would be just fine. There…