Archive of ‘HAITI’ category

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Fanm Djanm in Haiti

On Thursday, September 25th, 2014, Le Boudoir de Francoise Elizee, an upscale boutique located in the heart of Petion-Ville opened its doors and welcomed the Fanm Djanm movement. The amount of beautiful, intelligent, and positive Haitian women I met and hugged that rainy night still keeps my heart warm at night. Sometimes, when I think […] Read more…

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One Day at Indigo Beach

Haiti has many beautiful beaches. Over the past few years, the country as a whole has been working really hard on making sure the rest of the world is caught up on that fact. Montrouis, a little town located in the Ouest Department, is well known for its beach destinations, which includes Moulin Sur Mer, Club […] Read more…

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Playing dress up in Tete’s closet

The bed was neatly covered with layers of beautiful prints, textures, and colors. There were so many possibilities that would make the perfect and most interesting outfit, it was impossible to stay focused. Oh, and the accessories! Purses, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings of all kinds dangled artistically in various corners of the room or occupied […] Read more…

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From Jacmel, with love

We got on the road and headed to Jacmel as soon as I landed in Port-au-Prince. I’ve never been, and Gessica wanted to take me. I was so excited! But I tried to remain neutral so I wouldn’t get disappointed. I’ve learned that things are not always what they seem, and by remaining neutral, I […] Read more…

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Apartment Chronicles: Breakfast in Bed

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been spoiled with breakfast in bed. It’s really cute, you see. I would hear a grinding noise from the distance. It’s my fiance grinding coffee. Yes, every morning, I’m awaken by that sound. The whole procedure takes about 20 minutes to make just 3 cups of coffee, but he […] Read more…

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Once upon a time in Haiti

Once upon a time in Haiti, perfect water droplets danced on our van’s windshield as we zoomed past colorful taptaps on the wet, open road. Green mountains greeted us. We were chasing the sun under deep, grey clouds on our way to the beach. We ended up at Club Indigo where eventually, the clouds went […] Read more…

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Fine dining in Haiti: La Souvenance

Rating: 4 mangoes Gessica Geneus invited me out to dinner with her friends on a beautiful, warm evening in Port-au-Prince. The group was celebrating a someone’s farewell party and birthday at the popular, fine dining restaurant, La Souvenance. As a food fanatic and professional in the hospitality field, I couldn’t retain my excitement. I wanted […] Read more…

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Finding Art in Haiti

Finding art in Haiti is easy. All you have to do is go outside. Wherever you are, there is art. You’ll find walls covered with colorful paintings, wood and steel drum sculptures defying the hot sun for miles and miles. People will walk up to your car window with their work, and they will make […] Read more…

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