Posts Tagged ‘travel’

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Lost in Bermuda

Last year was adventurous. I was invited by Bermuda Fashion Festival to participate in their annual week-long fashion festivities this past July, and it was nothing short of amazing. I shared a guest house with models from Jamaica, California, and around the world. I mingled with international movie stars and fashion designers. I went on […] Read more…

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Barefoot in Austin

Since I’ve started my entrepreneurial journey, I noticed that I need more breaks from New York City. There’s so much pressure in every way possible, and the more work I do, it seems like more is required to keep it afloat. Don’t worry, I’m not really complaining because I absolutely love what I do.  I […] Read more…

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Trini Vibes

Trinidad is absolutely beautiful. The past two days on the island have made me feel like I’m right at home. Within my first hour in Port of Spain, I went to get a haircut at a random barber shop I found just a few minutes from the apartment I rented for the week. The cut was […] Read more…

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The Bermuda Way

I was in Puerto Rico when I received the message. Bermuda Fashion Festival was happening, and I was invited to participate as a model and explore the beautiful island and all it had to offer. I’d never been, and it wasn’t on current travel bucket list, but I jumped at the opportunity. I’ve always heard […] 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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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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Travel files: Austin, TX

Well done, Austin. Well done. I agreed to visit my fiancé in Austin during his two-month work trip, but I wasn’t at all very excited. Well, I was excited to see him of course, but not very excited about the trip. I kept wishing his work sent him somewhere cool and romantic like Paris, or […] 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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Haiti en Couleur

Earlier this year, I sat in an auditorium in the Upper East Side on a cold winter evening to celebrate Haitian cinema. I was there to support Haiti’s only film school, Cine Institute. I remembered when this little boy came on the screen.  He said that Haiti to him represented life because of how colorful it […] Read more…

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