• 5 Best Cold Places To Travel In Winter

    Winter is coming! For the past five years, I’ve successfully avoided the intense cold that comes with winter, skipping over to Johannesburg to soak up the heat and a little bit of rain every so often, or even just a puddle skip to Los Angeles where I can wear...
  • A Gay Friendly World: Go. Be Safe. Be Free.

    Too often, while traveling and connecting, we hear about horrendous acts against members of the LGBTQ community. These acts by ugly people put fear into the hearts of others and prevents them from going out into the world. While we fight for peaceful living for LGBTQ folks, and for...
  • Maybe I’ll Go. Maybe I’ll Stay: A French Road Trip

    Our first night, we found ourselves so deep in conversation in a stranger’s living room in St. Tropez that we forgot to listen to J. Cole rap, “Roll up and smoke my sins away /
I’d like to go to St. Tropez / Maybe I’ll go, maybe I’ll stay
/ Maybe...
  • Books As Passports & Notes On Copenhagen

    Through books, I’d traveled the world a hundreds time over before I reached adulthood, navigating France (Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin) like I navigated my middle school hallways, falling in love in Ethiopia (An Ethiopian Romance by Heliodorus of Emesa) like I fell in love with Miranda in my...
  • Sneaking On Trains in Oslo. Because It’s So F**king Expensive

    The Euro and Sterling Pound is down or the dollar is down, or something is up. I never keep my eyes on the exchange because I never go shopping and I only spend money on food. Whatever the exchange is, it won’t stop me from supplying my beautiful chiseled...
  • P.S. I’m Not Dead

    “ Mind di people dem make you nyam cat and dog!” “ You know they shootin’ down them Asian planes over right?” “ Oooo, gurl, I hope we don’t find you dead in a ditch…” Although annoying, these statements from people who’d never been to China did not deter...
  • Brenda Goes To Cuba & All She Gave Me Was…

    In April, Brenda and I met up in Paris for food, laughs, and for her to show me her version of the Parisian streets. It was friendship at first site! A true coddiwompler, Brenda travels the world for three things: Marathons (she runs for fun!!! WHAT!? @RunnerBee08), Hard Rock...
  • Hanging Hammocks & Happy Places

    Firstly, this is not a resolution, but a statement: 2016 will be used for an excessive amount of self-discovery. The last few years have shown me I am my best self when I’m around water, especially lakes, but oceans and creeks will do. Being in nature is just as...
  • Frugal Icelandic Adventure: Dance with Auroras along the Blue Lagoon

    When you think of Iceland, the first thing that comes to mind is the electronica songstress, Björk, right? Fortunately, Reykjavik , Iceland had so much more to offer. After a $280 roundtrip ticket with WOW Airlines, it was time to see what Iceland had to offer. Visiting Iceland can be a...