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If you knew me, you would know that I love Celine and her musical body of work. Seeing her Vegas show has always been on my bucket list and for the last 2 year I always made plans to go but never made it 😫.
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HERE I AM NOW!!! 🙌🏾🤗
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#SheniqueMotto #positivity #positivevibes #lawsofattraction #bucketlist #celinedion #celine
the views here will never get old. 📷: @aroundtheworldandblack
the views here will never get old. 📷: @aroundtheworldandblack
BLACK AF - “I’m NOT Pretty for a Black Girl.” #29Rooms #AdventuresOfACurlyGirl 📸 by @london_mccall .
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#2018
#Curly
#Style
#OOTD
#PlanB
#Slaying
#Fashion
#LANights
#MiamiGirl
#29Rooms
#PoisonIvy
#CurlyChick
#TBTCollective
#TravelisTheNewClub
Seven Magic Mountain
“creative expression of human presence in the desert”
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#SheniqueMotto #positivity #positivevibes #lawsofattraction #vegas #lasvegas #sevenmagicmountains #magicmountain
with the homies.
with the homies.
Rooftop chillin⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This year has gone by too fast definitely has been one to remember. Live up this last month of 2018.
Rooftop chillin⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This year has gone by too fast definitely has been one to remember. Live up this last month of 2018.
saturday strolls.
saturday strolls.
From most dangerous city to most innovative. If you look closely, you can see the orange top of the famous outdoor escalator (believed to be the first of its kind).
From most dangerous city to most innovative. If you look closely, you can see the orange top of the famous outdoor escalator (believed to be the first of its kind).
Views from La Catedral, the infamous prison Pablo built for himself (on the Colombian government’s dime). He could see all of Medellin from here while running his international drug business. Just underneath the viewpoint, there are cells and torture rooms where he kept his prisoners. (SWIPE RIGHT TO SEE) ➡️➡️These days, La Catedral is known as a rehabilitation centre for the elderly.
Views from La Catedral, the infamous prison Pablo built for himself (on the Colombian government’s dime). He could see all of Medellin from here while running his international drug business. Just underneath the viewpoint, there are cells and torture rooms where he kept his prisoners. (SWIPE RIGHT TO SEE) ➡️➡️These days, La Catedral is known as a rehabilitation centre for the elderly.
people and graffiti.
people and graffiti.
The only thing I’m scared of is living a mediocre life so, I’m going to ensure this one is incredible
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#Kenya #nirobai #eastafrica #giraffe #giraffecenter #liveyourbestlife
In this place many wafers have been sacrificed... (read below for context)
#crouchingcass
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Marble Mountain, Danang, Vietnam 🇻🇳
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My first stop on my motorbike ride from Hoi An, Vietnam to Hue was Marble Mountain and I spent way too long in there. It just sucked me in with its beauty. .
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The Marble Mountains are a cluster of 5 limestone and marble hills named after the 5 elements: Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire) & Tho (earth). There are several Buddhist sanctuaries inside the mountains but the only one accessible to the public is Thuy (water). .
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You know what really surprised me though? Inside the mountain are many little tables where they bring gifts for their gods and on these tables there were  wafers and water bottles. At first I was like wayment🌚.... then I learned this:
Buddhists leave food out for their hungry gods as one of the oldest and most common rituals in Buddhism. Offering food is a kind act that also reminds them to not be greedy and selfish. Well I'll be... ya learn something new every trip...
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Anyways, this picture was taken at top of the Thuy Mountain after hiking from the inside to the top. It's worth the visit. @bellaworldwide .
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#tbtcollective
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelnoire  #motorbikingvietnam #cocoatravelersintl #travelgirlsgo #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #solotravel #blackpackers #vietnam #danang #marblemountain #exploretheworld #essencetravels #travelasia
In this place many wafers have been sacrificed... (read below for context) #crouchingcass  _____________________________________________________ Marble Mountain, Danang, Vietnam 🇻🇳 _____________________________________________________ My first stop on my motorbike ride from Hoi An, Vietnam to Hue was Marble Mountain and I spent way too long in there. It just sucked me in with its beauty. . . The Marble Mountains are a cluster of 5 limestone and marble hills named after the 5 elements: Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire) & Tho (earth). There are several Buddhist sanctuaries inside the mountains but the only one accessible to the public is Thuy (water). . . You know what really surprised me though? Inside the mountain are many little tables where they bring gifts for their gods and on these tables there were wafers and water bottles. At first I was like wayment🌚.... then I learned this: Buddhists leave food out for their hungry gods as one of the oldest and most common rituals in Buddhism. Offering food is a kind act that also reminds them to not be greedy and selfish. Well I'll be... ya learn something new every trip... . . Anyways, this picture was taken at top of the Thuy Mountain after hiking from the inside to the top. It's worth the visit. @bellaworldwide . . #tbtcollective  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelnoire  #motorbikingvietnam  #cocoatravelersintl  #travelgirlsgo  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #solotravel  #blackpackers  #vietnam  #danang  #marblemountain  #exploretheworld  #essencetravels  #travelasia 
sin revolución, no hay evolución
sin revolución, no hay evolución
With all the excursions I have experience during my travels, spending the night at the Olpopongi village is definitely in my top 5. This excursion was not only able to teach me about their culture but I was able to learn more about myself.
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#Tanzania #arusha #eastafrica #olpopongi #olpopongivillage #liveyourbestlife
printemps éternel.
printemps éternel.
Confidence is like a wild fire, it spreads if not contained.
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#Tanzania #arusha #eastafrica #confidence #loveyourbody #liveyourbestlife #flawsandall
In this place many wafers have been sacrificed... (read below for context)
#crouchingcass
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Marble Mountain, Danang, Vietnam 🇻🇳
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My first stop on my motorbike ride from Hoi An, Vietnam to Hue was Marble Mountain and I spent way too long in there. It just sucked me in with its beauty. .
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The Marble Mountains are a cluster of 5 limestone and marble hills named after the 5 elements: Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire) & Tho (earth). There are several Buddhist sanctuaries inside the mountains but the only one accessible to the public is Thuy (water). .
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You know what really surprised me though? Inside the mountain are many little tables where they bring gifts for their gods and on these tables there were  wafers and water bottles. At first I was like wayment🌚.... then I learned this:
Buddhists leave food out for their hungry gods as one of the oldest and most common rituals in Buddhism. Offering food is a kind act that also reminds them to not be greedy and selfish. Well I'll be... ya learn something new every trip...
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Anyways, this picture was taken at top of the Thuy Mountain after hiking from the inside to the top. It's worth the visit.
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#tbtcollective
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelnoire  #motorbikingvietnam #cocoatravelersintl #travelgirlsgo #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #solotravel #blackpackers #vietnam #danang #marblemountain #exploretheworld #essencetravels #travelasia
In this place many wafers have been sacrificed... (read below for context) #crouchingcass  _____________________________________________________ Marble Mountain, Danang, Vietnam 🇻🇳 _____________________________________________________ My first stop on my motorbike ride from Hoi An, Vietnam to Hue was Marble Mountain and I spent way too long in there. It just sucked me in with its beauty. . . The Marble Mountains are a cluster of 5 limestone and marble hills named after the 5 elements: Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire) & Tho (earth). There are several Buddhist sanctuaries inside the mountains but the only one accessible to the public is Thuy (water). . . You know what really surprised me though? Inside the mountain are many little tables where they bring gifts for their gods and on these tables there were wafers and water bottles. At first I was like wayment🌚.... then I learned this: Buddhists leave food out for their hungry gods as one of the oldest and most common rituals in Buddhism. Offering food is a kind act that also reminds them to not be greedy and selfish. Well I'll be... ya learn something new every trip... . . Anyways, this picture was taken at top of the Thuy Mountain after hiking from the inside to the top. It's worth the visit. . . #tbtcollective  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelnoire  #motorbikingvietnam  #cocoatravelersintl  #travelgirlsgo  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #solotravel  #blackpackers  #vietnam  #danang  #marblemountain  #exploretheworld  #essencetravels  #travelasia 
Practiced a little self love today by buying myself a dress that I fell in love with at first sight 😍 #treatyoself
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Anyone else get anxiety about buying things for themselves? 😅🙈
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#LakeAtitlan #Panajachel #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
Practiced a little self love today by buying myself a dress that I fell in love with at first sight 😍 #treatyoself  • Anyone else get anxiety about buying things for themselves? 😅🙈 • • • #LakeAtitlan  #Panajachel  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
Life Is Short, Break the Rules. Forgive Quickly, Kiss Slowly. Love Truly. Laugh Uncontrollably and Never Regret Anything That Makes You Smile.
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#Tanzania #zanzibar #jambiani #eastafrica #loveyourbody #liveyourbestlife #flawsandall
You can’t live life merely by following societal standards. At every stage in our life there will be expectations placed. In our 20’s we are expected to finish school, start our career, meet someone, get married, buy a house, and have kids. But what happen to just enjoying our 20’s and LIVING OUR BEST LIFE? Don’t allow these standards to define who you are, whether you have followed them or not, live life to your fullest. Start today by doing something you have always wanted to do.
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#Tanzania #zanzibar #jambiani #eastafrica #loveyourbody #liveyourbestlife #flawsandall
You can’t live life merely by following societal standards. At every stage in our life there will be expectations placed. In our 20’s we are expected to finish school, start our career, meet someone, get married, buy a house, and have kids. But what happen to just enjoying our 20’s and LIVING OUR BEST LIFE? Don’t allow these standards to define who you are, whether you have followed them or not, live life to your fullest. Start today by doing something you have always wanted to do. - - - #Tanzania  #zanzibar  #jambiani  #eastafrica  #loveyourbody  #liveyourbestlife  #flawsandall 
Suge knight's son said Tupac is hiding in the Batu Caves. Nope, I ain't seen him. 🤷🏾‍♀️ __________________________________________________
Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Batu Caves are home to Hindu shrines and temples and Lord Murugan, behind me, guards them. The steps are very long and have monkeys waiting to greet you (not really-they're more like fighting and humping each other) the whole way up. The monkeys were the highlight for me lol. You'll need to borrow a cover up if you've got too much skin showing as it is a religious monument. .
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Once inside, the caves are decorated with  colorful paintings and figurines of Hindu gods. The details are incredible. At the very top of the cave, we witnessed what appeared to be a worship service. It was really cool and I didn't see Tupac. So he's really not there if you were wondering. .
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#travelasia #blackgirlinasia #malaysia #blackandabroad #travelnoire #blackgirlstraveltoo #batucaves #exploretheworld #seetheworld #takemetoremoteplaces #upintheairlife #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #girlswhotravel #travelgirlsgo #melanintravel #melaninmajority #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #soulsociety #blacktravelista #globaljetblack #tbtcollective #tupac #sugeknight
Suge knight's son said Tupac is hiding in the Batu Caves. Nope, I ain't seen him. 🤷🏾‍♀️ __________________________________________________ Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia . . 📸: @hazelleitao __________________________________________________ Batu Caves are home to Hindu shrines and temples and Lord Murugan, behind me, guards them. The steps are very long and have monkeys waiting to greet you (not really-they're more like fighting and humping each other) the whole way up. The monkeys were the highlight for me lol. You'll need to borrow a cover up if you've got too much skin showing as it is a religious monument. . . Once inside, the caves are decorated with colorful paintings and figurines of Hindu gods. The details are incredible. At the very top of the cave, we witnessed what appeared to be a worship service. It was really cool and I didn't see Tupac. So he's really not there if you were wondering. . . . #travelasia  #blackgirlinasia  #malaysia  #blackandabroad  #travelnoire  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #batucaves  #exploretheworld  #seetheworld  #takemetoremoteplaces  #upintheairlife  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #girlswhotravel  #travelgirlsgo  #melanintravel  #melaninmajority  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #soulsociety  #blacktravelista  #globaljetblack  #tbtcollective  #tupac  #sugeknight 
24: Taking care of me
25: Focused on family
26: To focus on friends, and strengthening the bonds I have. 
There's a post going around that says when you’re with someone you should ask every once in a while: Are you happy? How's your heart? Etc. Should we implement that same relationship check with our friendships? .
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#travelnoire #blackgirlstraveltoo #mytravelcrush #blacktraveljourney #blacktravelfeed #upintheairlife #theblacktourist #takingtravelback #blacktravelgoals #madtravel #thetravelwomen #blackwomenwhotravel #darlingescapes #blackgirlmagic #margaritaville #stthomas #usvi #stjohns #honeymoonbeach #hiddengems #privatebeach #ovo #ratchethappybirthday #relationships #selfimprovement  #tbtcollective #jiggajutravelstoo #stjohns #usvirginislands #usvi
24: Taking care of me 25: Focused on family 26: To focus on friends, and strengthening the bonds I have. There's a post going around that says when you’re with someone you should ask every once in a while: Are you happy? How's your heart? Etc. Should we implement that same relationship check with our friendships? . . . . . . . . . . #travelnoire  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #mytravelcrush  #blacktraveljourney  #blacktravelfeed  #upintheairlife  #theblacktourist  #takingtravelback  #blacktravelgoals  #madtravel  #thetravelwomen  #blackwomenwhotravel  #darlingescapes  #blackgirlmagic  #margaritaville  #stthomas  #usvi  #stjohns  #honeymoonbeach  #hiddengems  #privatebeach  #ovo  #ratchethappybirthday  #relationships  #selfimprovement  #tbtcollective  #jiggajutravelstoo  #stjohns  #usvirginislands  #usvi 
Driving 10 hours to Botswana to see the Three Dikgosi Monument was a great adventure. The funny thing about road trips, is that it’s not about the destination, it’s about the wild things that’s happen along the way.
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The three tribal chiefs (Sebele I, Bathoen I, Khama III) are an important part of Botswana’s road to independence.
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Driving 10 hours to Botswana to see the Three Dikgosi Monument was a great adventure. The funny thing about road trips, is that it’s not about the destination, it’s about the wild things that’s happen along the way. - - The three tribal chiefs (Sebele I, Bathoen I, Khama III) are an important part of Botswana’s road to independence. - - - #botswana  #roadtrip  #threedikgosimlnument  #africa 
Swipe ⬅️ to see where I was the day before I tore my meniscus end of October 2015. #FBF
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Yup, Australia. And guess how I did it? 
Swipe ➡️ to go back to the video. Yup, jumping on a trampoline doing exactly this...back flips with no warm up stretches or anything (while hungover, but shhh)!🙈
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It’s now exactly 3 years later and this was my first attempt at doing these tricks that I hadn’t done since Australia. Sure, my knees still crackle and ache, but I am so grateful to be able to do fun stuff like this again 🤪 I don’t know how much longer my body will allow me to play like a kid, so while I can, I’m gonna play as hard as I can!
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How am I 30 you ask? I can’t even answer that for you with anything other than age is just a number and a mindset. Don’t let it stop you from living your life the way you want to! 🌀#freespirit
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*Disclaimer - please don’t go doing reckless stuff. Be wild and free, but always be smart at the same time! Know your own body and it’s limits!*
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vc🎥: @juandiez 
#Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
Swipe ⬅️ to see where I was the day before I tore my meniscus end of October 2015. #FBF  • Yup, Australia. And guess how I did it? Swipe ➡️ to go back to the video. Yup, jumping on a trampoline doing exactly this...back flips with no warm up stretches or anything (while hungover, but shhh)!🙈 • It’s now exactly 3 years later and this was my first attempt at doing these tricks that I hadn’t done since Australia. Sure, my knees still crackle and ache, but I am so grateful to be able to do fun stuff like this again 🤪 I don’t know how much longer my body will allow me to play like a kid, so while I can, I’m gonna play as hard as I can! • How am I 30 you ask? I can’t even answer that for you with anything other than age is just a number and a mindset. Don’t let it stop you from living your life the way you want to! 🌀#freespirit  • *Disclaimer - please don’t go doing reckless stuff. Be wild and free, but always be smart at the same time! Know your own body and it’s limits!* • • • vc🎥: @juandiez #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
Having the opportunity to go to the apartheid museum in South Africa stirred up various emotions. Although it was sometimes hard for me to see the traumatic events that occurred, I am happy that this museum was created to bring life to so many untold stories that needed to be told. -
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Having the opportunity to go to the apartheid museum in South Africa stirred up various emotions. Although it was sometimes hard for me to see the traumatic events that occurred, I am happy that this museum was created to bring life to so many untold stories that needed to be told. - - Know that being Black is an honour, we come from GREATNESS - - - #southafrica  #johannesburg  #soweto  #africa  #apartheidmuseum 
“Soweto is a vibrant city which still openly bears the scars of the Apartheid past and yet shows the prosperities in the new South Africa”
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“Soweto is a vibrant city which still openly bears the scars of the Apartheid past and yet shows the prosperities in the new South Africa” - - - #southafrica  #johannesburg  #soweto  #africa 
You’re gonna see me in a new light✨
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Sunshine always puts me in such a good mood! Most of my time here so far has been during the rainy season, which definitely takes a toll on my motivation to do just about anything 🤪
But I feel the change coming! Feeling insanely grateful for the beautiful weather these last couple of days, and apparently we get a lot more of it in November! I’m really looking forward to getting out and adventuring more during the sweet sunny days to come! 🌞
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#sunshine #Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
You’re gonna see me in a new light✨ • Sunshine always puts me in such a good mood! Most of my time here so far has been during the rainy season, which definitely takes a toll on my motivation to do just about anything 🤪 But I feel the change coming! Feeling insanely grateful for the beautiful weather these last couple of days, and apparently we get a lot more of it in November! I’m really looking forward to getting out and adventuring more during the sweet sunny days to come! 🌞 • • • pc📸: @juandiez #sunshine  #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
Accepted my flaws, exfoliated, and lathered myself in coconut oil. 
This year has been filled with me loving myself as hard as I can. In return, love and happiness has shown itself like never before. 
Do you believe spring cleaning your life is required for new blessings to come along? .
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#travelnoire #blackgirlstraveltoo #mytravelcrush #blacktraveljourney #blacktravelfeed #upintheairlife #theblacktourist #takingtravelback #blacktravelgoals #madtravel #thetravelwomen #blackwomenwhotravel #darlingescapes #blackgirlmagic #margaritaville #stthomas #usvi #tbtcollective
Accepted my flaws, exfoliated, and lathered myself in coconut oil. This year has been filled with me loving myself as hard as I can. In return, love and happiness has shown itself like never before. Do you believe spring cleaning your life is required for new blessings to come along? . . . . . . . . . . #travelnoire  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #mytravelcrush  #blacktraveljourney  #blacktravelfeed  #upintheairlife  #theblacktourist  #takingtravelback  #blacktravelgoals  #madtravel  #thetravelwomen  #blackwomenwhotravel  #darlingescapes  #blackgirlmagic  #margaritaville  #stthomas  #usvi  #tbtcollective 
How was your weekend? Did you create stories and memories? #weekendsincapetown
#lovecapetown #outdoorsisfree #takethescenicroute
#viewsslikethis
#momentslikethis
#roadslikethis 
#Chappies
#ChapmansPeakDrive
Thank you @rick_ontherun

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Travel, it leaves you speechless then turns you into a storyteller... ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖
Camera Roll Dump 2017 #tbtcollective
#FBF to when the sun set in Santorini on my last day of being a 28-year-old 🌅 looking back now, that was a really great year for me! Lots of live music, travel, good people & money; I had it all! I definitely went through a lot of hard times, but the way everything worked out, in hindsight, makes me feel super blessed!
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It’s awesome that I always look back and feel this way about my life, but I’m trying to get better at realizing it more IN the moment.
Does this happen to anyone else as much as it does to me? 😅
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#Fira #Santorini #Greece #Europe #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
#FBF  to when the sun set in Santorini on my last day of being a 28-year-old 🌅 looking back now, that was a really great year for me! Lots of live music, travel, good people & money; I had it all! I definitely went through a lot of hard times, but the way everything worked out, in hindsight, makes me feel super blessed! • It’s awesome that I always look back and feel this way about my life, but I’m trying to get better at realizing it more IN the moment. Does this happen to anyone else as much as it does to me? 😅 • • • #Fira  #Santorini  #Greece  #Europe  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
How do you soothe yourself while traveling?
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Sometimes things take a turn for the worst when we’re on the go and we need to find ways to get ourselves back into a good, productive mindset in order to enjoy our travels.
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If I could have it my way, I would have a cat to go to whenever I need some mood-boosting or comfort. But as a traveler, I haven’t found a way to make that possible yet (though I’ve tried several times 😹).
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So instead, I resort to these options (most of which vary depending on my location at the time):
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-I pamper myself with a massage or spa (in cheap places...like this was a daily occurrence in Thailand!)
-I find a quiet place to listen to music and sing to myself
-I go out dancing
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Btw, you don’t have to be a traveler to answer this question. Honestly, I do all of the same things to comfort myself even when I‘m home!
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#hotsprings #Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
How do you soothe yourself while traveling? • Sometimes things take a turn for the worst when we’re on the go and we need to find ways to get ourselves back into a good, productive mindset in order to enjoy our travels. • If I could have it my way, I would have a cat to go to whenever I need some mood-boosting or comfort. But as a traveler, I haven’t found a way to make that possible yet (though I’ve tried several times 😹). • So instead, I resort to these options (most of which vary depending on my location at the time): -I call my mom -I pamper myself with a massage or spa (in cheap places...like this was a daily occurrence in Thailand!) -I find a quiet place to listen to music and sing to myself -I go out dancing • Btw, you don’t have to be a traveler to answer this question. Honestly, I do all of the same things to comfort myself even when I‘m home! • • • pc📸: @anaescario #hotsprings  #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
If you could make one wish today, knowing that it would definitely come true, what would you wish for?💫
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#makeawish #Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
If you could make one wish today, knowing that it would definitely come true, what would you wish for?💫 • • • • pc📸: @dreamswithpurpose #makeawish  #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
Posing in awkward pictures; one country at a time 🙋🏾‍♂️🇯🇵
Posing in awkward pictures; one country at a time 🙋🏾‍♂️🇯🇵
Thinking of a Master Plan... Nah, I’m lying, Shorty on my mind 💬 #AdventuresOfACurlyGirl .
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New moon who dis!
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I want you all to know me. I will never create an image of myself on social media that doesn’t resonate with who I truly am in real life. So allow me to be completely transparent right now and share some tidbits about myself that may not seem so obvious.
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I am one of the most outgoing and social people you’ll meet, I love talking to strangers and making new friends. And at the same time, I can be painfully shy and literally feel like I’m drowning in anxiety in some social situations, especially when I get put on the spot.
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I also have moments like the one in this photo; ones where I‘m asked to pose on a super busy street corner in Xela and I can do it, no problem. I already stand out here in Guatemala, being tall and black with huge hair...but even more so when I’m wearing heels and a bright, short dress in 60 degree weather. Cars and people pass by and stare at me having my picture taken, yet I feel pretty at ease!
But ask me to pose and “look natural” in front of a famous landmark surrounded by a ton of other tourists taking their own photos who don’t give af what I’m doing...forget about it! Super-shy-awkward-turtle-derp-queen all day!
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My name is Kaya, and I don’t fit into a box. I’m 30 years old, but sometimes I can act 16 or 60, depending on the day. I‘m a born and raised vegetarian, but sometimes I want to eat fish and chicken, so I do. I am a traveler, but sometimes I want to stay in one place and barely leave my room for a week, so I don’t. I try to stay positive and prefer spreading love and good vibes, but I’m also guilty of shit talking just as much as the next person. I’m insecure. I’m confident. Learning to love and embrace all of my darkness and all of my light. I do what I want, I love who I love and I am who I am, whenever I want to be.
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👗: @alternativesboutique 
#Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
New moon who dis! 🌑 I want you all to know me. I will never create an image of myself on social media that doesn’t resonate with who I truly am in real life. So allow me to be completely transparent right now and share some tidbits about myself that may not seem so obvious. 🌒 I am one of the most outgoing and social people you’ll meet, I love talking to strangers and making new friends. And at the same time, I can be painfully shy and literally feel like I’m drowning in anxiety in some social situations, especially when I get put on the spot. 🌓 I also have moments like the one in this photo; ones where I‘m asked to pose on a super busy street corner in Xela and I can do it, no problem. I already stand out here in Guatemala, being tall and black with huge hair...but even more so when I’m wearing heels and a bright, short dress in 60 degree weather. Cars and people pass by and stare at me having my picture taken, yet I feel pretty at ease! But ask me to pose and “look natural” in front of a famous landmark surrounded by a ton of other tourists taking their own photos who don’t give af what I’m doing...forget about it! Super-shy-awkward-turtle-derp-queen all day! 🌔 My name is Kaya, and I don’t fit into a box. I’m 30 years old, but sometimes I can act 16 or 60, depending on the day. I‘m a born and raised vegetarian, but sometimes I want to eat fish and chicken, so I do. I am a traveler, but sometimes I want to stay in one place and barely leave my room for a week, so I don’t. I try to stay positive and prefer spreading love and good vibes, but I’m also guilty of shit talking just as much as the next person. I’m insecure. I’m confident. Learning to love and embrace all of my darkness and all of my light. I do what I want, I love who I love and I am who I am, whenever I want to be. 🌕 GM! • • • 📸: @alvaradodii 👗: @alternativesboutique #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
I’ll CHANGE your Life... if you LET ME... #AdventuresOfACurlyGirl .
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#2018
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#MiamiGirl
#CurlyChick
#ExplorerPage 
#TBTCollective
#TravelIsTheNewClub
Speechless. @thequeenofvacations never fails to impress 💛💛💛💛💛
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“You’re passion is your clue to where god wants to take you”
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If that’s the case... I should be back in Boracay... because I’m very passionate about white sand beaches!!!!
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Speechless. @thequeenofvacations never fails to impress 💛💛💛💛💛 ・・・ “You’re passion is your clue to where god wants to take you” . If that’s the case... I should be back in Boracay... because I’m very passionate about white sand beaches!!!! . . . #boracag  #sheisnotlost #ootd #african  #nigerian #travelnoire #travelasia #blackblogger #boracay #blackexpats #nomad  #traveljunkie  #backpacker #wanderlust  #blackandabroad  #expatlife  #vacationideas  #bikinibody  #traveladdicts  #beachlife  #travelblog  #curvyfit  #blacktravelers  #melanin  #tbtcollective  #beachbum #blackblogger  #bodygoals  #travelinspiration  #asos 
Years ago, If anyone ever asked me who were the top 2 people I would like to meet, my answer was always the same; Oprah and Nelson Mandela. These 2 individuals have a strength and perseverance that I admire. Although, your no longer with us, I truly felt your presence in Cape Town.
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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela
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Years ago, If anyone ever asked me who were the top 2 people I would like to meet, my answer was always the same; Oprah and Nelson Mandela. These 2 individuals have a strength and perseverance that I admire. Although, your no longer with us, I truly felt your presence in Cape Town. - - “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela - - - #SheniqueMotto  #positivity  #southafrica  #capetown 
Ayy I’m just feelin my vibe right now, feelin myself ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Ayy I’m just feelin my vibe right now, feelin myself ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📍 Kyoto ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • • • • #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktraveljourney  #blacktravelfeed  #upintheairlife  #travel  #blacktravelgoals  #madtravel  #traveldudes  #blackguystraveltoo  #soulsociety  #wegotoo  #blacktraveljourney  #traveljunkie  #tbtcollective  #wegotoo  #travel  #iamtb  #japan  #traveljapan  #globewanderer  #letsgoeverywhere  #kyoto 
What kind of travel topics interest you the most? Let’s talk about them!
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I’m a completely open book and can literally talk about anything and everything related to travel. I am definitely not saying I know everything there is to know about travel, but I love to learn new things and about different places. Perhaps there’s a topic you want to bring up that we can learn more about together?
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No subject is too far fetched, so drop any suggestions in the comments below! 
Or feel free to send me a DM if you have an idea or question, but are maybe feeling shy about sharing it publicly...I’m here for ALL the topics! 🌎🤗💚
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#alternativesboutique #Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
What kind of travel topics interest you the most? Let’s talk about them! • I’m a completely open book and can literally talk about anything and everything related to travel. I am definitely not saying I know everything there is to know about travel, but I love to learn new things and about different places. Perhaps there’s a topic you want to bring up that we can learn more about together? • No subject is too far fetched, so drop any suggestions in the comments below! Or feel free to send me a DM if you have an idea or question, but are maybe feeling shy about sharing it publicly...I’m here for ALL the topics! 🌎🤗💚 • • • 📸: @alvaradodii #alternativesboutique  #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
I’ve always loved modeling...like it used to be my dream to be a Victoria’s Secret angel✨ yet, as a teenager, I knew in my heart that becoming a part of the industry just wasn’t the right move for me. So my dreams shifted and changed as I moved into adulthood, but modeling always remained a fun hobby for me.
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It’s been so awesome that living in Guatemala has given me a bunch of modeling opportunities that also allow me to support NGO’s like @alternativesboutique! I’m having so much fun putting all of those hours spent watching @antmvh1 & @tyrabanks to good use down here! Haha💃🏾
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#fashion #model #Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
I’ve always loved modeling...like it used to be my dream to be a Victoria’s Secret angel✨ yet, as a teenager, I knew in my heart that becoming a part of the industry just wasn’t the right move for me. So my dreams shifted and changed as I moved into adulthood, but modeling always remained a fun hobby for me. • It’s been so awesome that living in Guatemala has given me a bunch of modeling opportunities that also allow me to support NGO’s like @alternativesboutique! I’m having so much fun putting all of those hours spent watching @antmvh1 & @tyrabanks to good use down here! Haha💃🏾 • • • 👚&👜 @alternativesboutique 📸 @alvaradodii #fashion  #model  #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
I’m gathering quite the collection of photos with/of green doors around the world!
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#doorsaroundtheworld #Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
I’m gathering quite the collection of photos with/of green doors around the world! • I’ve noticed that, when I travel, I end up taking tons of photos of cool looking doors🚪and, of course, cats😻!!! • What are some subjects you find yourself drawn to taking pictures of when you travel? • • #doorsaroundtheworld  #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
Our hair defies gravity. Our skin absorbs the sun. I don't need to tell you black girls do it too. Just assume. 🤷🏾‍♀️🏍 ______________________________________________________
Hoi An, Vietnam 🇻🇳
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🌌The highlight of my trip to Asia was my 7 hour motorbike trip from Hoi An to Hue, Vietnam. .
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🌍 The morning I was supposed to leave Korea, I sat in @msrebeccac' home bouncing back and forth between the Philipines & Vietnam trying to decide where I was going next. Until Rebecca told me about a motorbike trip I could take if I went to Vietnam. Sold. I booked my ticket to Da Nang, Vietnam and airbnb in Hoi An (25 minutes away from Da Nang) the same day I flew out. .
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🏍 The journey was like nothing I've ever experienced. I met people who had never seen a black person. I saw things I couldn't even picture before. I learned, grew, reflected. Half of my trip footage was lost with my stolen phone so what you won't see in this video, is how dark it got when I was on my last hour; Or the highways surrounded by nothing but green mountains that made up the last stretch of my trip; Or some of the breathtaking views and remote towns I rode through; Or the bright lights, busy city and rain that welcomed me as I finally made it to Hue. These are memories that I have only in my mind but I will never forget. If you want a link to the map I followed, DM as I have it saved.
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#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelnoire  #motorbikingvietnam
Our hair defies gravity. Our skin absorbs the sun. I don't need to tell you black girls do it too. Just assume. 🤷🏾‍♀️🏍 ______________________________________________________ Hoi An, Vietnam 🇻🇳 . . ⬅️SWIPE FOR VIDEO⬅️ . . Hue, Vietnam 🇻🇳 ______________________________________________________ 🌌The highlight of my trip to Asia was my 7 hour motorbike trip from Hoi An to Hue, Vietnam. . . 🌍 The morning I was supposed to leave Korea, I sat in @msrebeccac' home bouncing back and forth between the Philipines & Vietnam trying to decide where I was going next. Until Rebecca told me about a motorbike trip I could take if I went to Vietnam. Sold. I booked my ticket to Da Nang, Vietnam and airbnb in Hoi An (25 minutes away from Da Nang) the same day I flew out. . . ℹ Once I arrived at my airbnb, I booked the trip with my host right there. They'd bring the motorbike to me and take my bags to my hotel by van. I'd drop the bike off at their location in Hue. The cost? 440 000 Vietnam Dongs (18 USD). So I spent the day in Hoi An getting comfortable with the motorbike and began my trip to Hue the next day. I had a sim card with unlimited data (7$), so the company, Motorvina, set me up with a google maps trip to follow that included six stops (picture 3). . . 🏍 The journey was like nothing I've ever experienced. I met people who had never seen a black person. I saw things I couldn't even picture before. I learned, grew, reflected. Half of my trip footage was lost with my stolen phone so what you won't see in this video, is how dark it got when I was on my last hour; Or the highways surrounded by nothing but green mountains that made up the last stretch of my trip; Or some of the breathtaking views and remote towns I rode through; Or the bright lights, busy city and rain that welcomed me as I finally made it to Hue. These are memories that I have only in my mind but I will never forget. If you want a link to the map I followed, DM as I have it saved. . . Would you motorbike solo in a foreign country? . . #tbtcollective  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelnoire  #motorbikingvietnam 
Throwback to this photo a classmate at @plqxela took of me during our recess on the terrace. With his 35mm, he captured the version of me that had just made it through her first whole week of life in Guatemala and Spanish classes. This girl was feeling super confident only days after feeling super emotional and incompetent.
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I arrived on a Friday, January 11, 2018. I finished my 1 week of Spanish classes on this day, January 18th. I had the idea that I would soon move on from Xela and travel the rest of the country, but the universe had other plans for me. Today is Thursday, September 27, 2018, and even though I left twice for a month or two since January, here I am, still soaking up all that life in this place has to offer me.
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It’s so interesting to look back on those moments where we chose a different path than the one we’d originally had planned. I am very grateful to be where I am today; always learning and growing! I wouldn’t change my past decisions for anything, yet I am a bit curious about where I might be now if I’d continued on to travel around Guatemala in that first month.
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Throwback to this photo a classmate at @plqxela took of me during our recess on the terrace. With his 35mm, he captured the version of me that had just made it through her first whole week of life in Guatemala and Spanish classes. This girl was feeling super confident only days after feeling super emotional and incompetent. • I arrived on a Friday, January 11, 2018. I finished my 1 week of Spanish classes on this day, January 18th. I had the idea that I would soon move on from Xela and travel the rest of the country, but the universe had other plans for me. Today is Thursday, September 27, 2018, and even though I left twice for a month or two since January, here I am, still soaking up all that life in this place has to offer me. • It’s so interesting to look back on those moments where we chose a different path than the one we’d originally had planned. I am very grateful to be where I am today; always learning and growing! I wouldn’t change my past decisions for anything, yet I am a bit curious about where I might be now if I’d continued on to travel around Guatemala in that first month. • Do you ever have thoughts like this? 🤔💫 • • • #TBT  #PLQ  #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
Look back at it. (Your past) Appreciate it for what it taught you. Apply and move forward. 📝 
#ISwearItsJustTheAngle🍑 #IndiaHadMeLookingRight 
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Phuket, Thailand
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That's exactly what we're doing by bringing back #BahtandBoujee the annual Thailand Experience. We took the feedback from our first group trip guests, spent hooours refining the experience and we are coming back to do it again. This time better. Details have been sent out by email and this trip is selling out quick!
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So excited to be taking a whole new group to Thailand to experience these views, the culture and the vibes + we're fine tuning the details of our two new destinations: Costa Rica 🇨🇷 and South Africa 🇿🇦. Two of my absolute favorite countries in the world 🤗. 2019 is already looking amaaaaazing.
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#tbtcollective
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #sheisnotlost #villa #mansion #thailand #phuket #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #essencetravels #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #theshaderoom #grouptrip #blackinasia #travelasia
Look back at it. (Your past) Appreciate it for what it taught you. Apply and move forward. 📝 #ISwearItsJustTheAngle 🍑 #IndiaHadMeLookingRight  _____________________________________________________ Phuket, Thailand . . 📸: @indiaximan _____________________________________________________ That's exactly what we're doing by bringing back #BahtandBoujee  the annual Thailand Experience. We took the feedback from our first group trip guests, spent hooours refining the experience and we are coming back to do it again. This time better. Details have been sent out by email and this trip is selling out quick! . . So excited to be taking a whole new group to Thailand to experience these views, the culture and the vibes + we're fine tuning the details of our two new destinations: Costa Rica 🇨🇷 and South Africa 🇿🇦. Two of my absolute favorite countries in the world 🤗. 2019 is already looking amaaaaazing. . . What's in your travel plans for 2019? . #tbtcollective  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #sheisnotlost  #villa  #mansion  #thailand  #phuket  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #essencetravels  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #theshaderoom  #grouptrip  #blackinasia  #travelasia 
Most homes in Guatemala don’t have bathtubs, only standing showers, so these thermal pools were a really nice way to unwind this weekend!
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Things are starting to look up today (in reference to my last post). Thank you to my people who have been helping me through this low point. I have some plans brewing that are helping me remember who tf I am and making me feel excited about life again! Hoping this is finally the light at the end of a long and dark tunnel. 💪🏾🌏💗
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#perhapsyouneedalittleguatemala #Zunil #thermalpool #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #wanderess #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
Most homes in Guatemala don’t have bathtubs, only standing showers, so these thermal pools were a really nice way to unwind this weekend! • Things are starting to look up today (in reference to my last post). Thank you to my people who have been helping me through this low point. I have some plans brewing that are helping me remember who tf I am and making me feel excited about life again! Hoping this is finally the light at the end of a long and dark tunnel. 💪🏾🌏💗 • • • pc📸: @anaescario #perhapsyouneedalittleguatemala  #Zunil  #thermalpool  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #wanderess  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
Black Dynasty 👸🏾🏯
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Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace was the main royal palace for the Joseon Dynasty and is the largest of 5 palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty. Kings, their households and governments of this dynasty once lived here.
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It is now open to visitors who can tour and take pictures in rented traditional garments if they'd like. Pretty cool walking through here. Entrance fee is 3000 KRW ($3.00)
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#tbtcollective#seoul#korea#blackgirlabroad#asia#blackandabroad #Gyeongbokgungpalace#cocoatravelersintl#soultravel
#travelnoire#mytravelcrush#travelgirlsgo#girlswhowander#sheisnotlost#hardlyhome#blackgirlstraveltoo#essencetravels#blacktraveljourney#soulsociety#seoultravel#blackinasia#melaninmajority#hardlyhome#travelasia#southkorea#blackpackers#jetsettingchicks#travelisthenewclub#theblacktravelclub#nomadnesstribe
Black Dynasty 👸🏾🏯 _____________________________________________________ Gyeongbokgung Palace 🏯 . . 📸: @msrebeccac _____________________________________________________ Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace was the main royal palace for the Joseon Dynasty and is the largest of 5 palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty. Kings, their households and governments of this dynasty once lived here. . . It is now open to visitors who can tour and take pictures in rented traditional garments if they'd like. Pretty cool walking through here. Entrance fee is 3000 KRW ($3.00) . #tbtcollective #seoul #korea #blackgirlabroad #asia #blackandabroad  #Gyeongbokgungpalace #cocoatravelersintl #soultravel  #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #travelgirlsgo #girlswhowander #sheisnotlost #hardlyhome #blackgirlstraveltoo #essencetravels #blacktraveljourney #soulsociety #seoultravel #blackinasia #melaninmajority #hardlyhome #travelasia #southkorea #blackpackers #jetsettingchicks #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #nomadnesstribe 
🗣 SOME call it ARROGANT.... I call it CONFIDENT - #Beyonce ON THE RUN II 
#AdventuresOfACurlyGirl .
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#2018
#Boss
#Curly
#Style
#OTR2
#UCLA
#OOTD
#Slaying
#LAliving
#Fashion
#MiamiGirl
#Jamaican
#BoxBraids
#CurlyChick
#ExplorerPage
#TBTCollective
A whole mood 🔸️ #BahtandBoujee
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Phuket, Thailand 🌴
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Currently reliving moments, memories and vibes that can't be recreated + looking forward to the new ones that will be made 🙌🏾 Details for #BahtandBoujee the sequel - group trip one of three for 2019 - drop on Monday. Did you get your email in?
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#tbtcollective #squadgoals #travelsquad
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#channelorange #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #editorial #thailand #phuket #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #essencetravels #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #theshaderoom #grouptrip #blackexcellence #blackguystraveltoo #tsrweglobal
A whole mood 🔸️ #BahtandBoujee  _____________________________________________________ Phuket, Thailand 🌴 . . 📸: @polo.roids _____________________________________________________ Currently reliving moments, memories and vibes that can't be recreated + looking forward to the new ones that will be made 🙌🏾 Details for #BahtandBoujee  the sequel - group trip one of three for 2019 - drop on Monday. Did you get your email in? . . #tbtcollective  #squadgoals  #travelsquad  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #channelorange  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #editorial  #thailand  #phuket  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #essencetravels  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #theshaderoom  #grouptrip  #blackexcellence  #blackguystraveltoo  #tsrweglobal 
Una Via ➡️ One Way
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I’ve been finding myself withdrawn from social media these last few weeks, mainly due to a major depression spell I’ve been battling.
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The ups and downs have been really tough to navigate. Sometimes I feel like I’ve come completely out of it, only to find myself slipping way down into inescapable depths a few hours later. It feels like I’m stuck on a one way street and can’t turn back around, which is why this photo felt like the right way to express myself right now.
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No one loves to share their low points with the world, but it’s important to keep Instagram and social media REAL. We’re all out here trying to “live our best lives”, but I think I can speak for most of us when I say that even the most beautiful experiences and adventures can lead us to the darkest places within ourselves.
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So take a moment and use this post as a reminder to check in on your people. Even the ones who seem like they’re thriving and have it all together. One of the hardest things to do is to reach out for help for fear of judgement, rejection, etc. So, if you feel able to, give someone a safe space to open up to you today. That is all 💞
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#mentalhealthawareness #depression #Xela #Quetzaltenango #Guatemala #CentralAmerica #expat #travel #backpacking #solotravel #journey #adventure #explore #welivetoexplore #igtravel #instatravel #travelgram #photography #traveler #travelblogger #blogger #wanderlust #travelbug #budgettravel #worldtravel #gypsy #nomad #freespirit #cruisingwithkaya #tbtcollective
Una Via ➡️ One Way • Hi guys, I’ve been finding myself withdrawn from social media these last few weeks, mainly due to a major depression spell I’ve been battling. • The ups and downs have been really tough to navigate. Sometimes I feel like I’ve come completely out of it, only to find myself slipping way down into inescapable depths a few hours later. It feels like I’m stuck on a one way street and can’t turn back around, which is why this photo felt like the right way to express myself right now. • No one loves to share their low points with the world, but it’s important to keep Instagram and social media REAL. We’re all out here trying to “live our best lives”, but I think I can speak for most of us when I say that even the most beautiful experiences and adventures can lead us to the darkest places within ourselves. • So take a moment and use this post as a reminder to check in on your people. Even the ones who seem like they’re thriving and have it all together. One of the hardest things to do is to reach out for help for fear of judgement, rejection, etc. So, if you feel able to, give someone a safe space to open up to you today. That is all 💞 • • • #mentalhealthawareness  #depression  #Xela  #Quetzaltenango  #Guatemala  #CentralAmerica  #expat  #travel  #backpacking  #solotravel  #journey  #adventure  #explore  #welivetoexplore  #igtravel  #instatravel  #travelgram  #photography  #traveler  #travelblogger  #blogger  #wanderlust  #travelbug  #budgettravel  #worldtravel  #gypsy  #nomad  #freespirit  #cruisingwithkaya  #tbtcollective 
I am so grateful that I was able to travel to Africa this year (August 2018). I visited 6 countries and 10 cities that all had their own vibe. Even though this trip was planned 7 years ago, I believe I have taken it at the perfect moment in my life which allowed for me to better appreciate the land, the culture and most importantly the beautiful people. -
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I am so grateful that I was able to travel to Africa this year (August 2018). I visited 6 countries and 10 cities that all had their own vibe. Even though this trip was planned 7 years ago, I believe I have taken it at the perfect moment in my life which allowed for me to better appreciate the land, the culture and most importantly the beautiful people. - - - #SheniqueMotto  #positivity  #positivevibes  #southafrica  #capetown 
In January I said I wanted to visit Asia this year. This is how excited I was about making it happen. #writethevision
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Gyeongbokgung Palace 🏯
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South Korea was stop 1 of 4 countries on my 3 week Asia adventure and it was so much fun - thanks to @lexisaurus12 (Busan, South Korea) and @msrebeccac (Seoul, South Korea) who were both amazing hosts. Thaaaaank you both for showing me such an amazing time.
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🚄 The subway system is one of the best in the whole world and it's pretty cheap and easy to use. .
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🎧 They play hip hop, dancehall, reggae and soca in the clubs 😭
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I got so many DMs from people saying South Korea is now on their list after having watched it on my stories so I've pinned the stories to my highlights on my profile if you'd like to check it out!

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#tbtcollective#seoul#korea#blackgirlabroad#asia#blackandabroad #Gyeongbokgungpalace#cocoatravelersintl#soultravel
#travelnoire#mytravelcrush#travelgirlsgo#girlswhowander#sheisnotlost#hardlyhome#blackgirlstraveltoo#essencetravels#blacktraveljourney#soulsociety#seoultravel#blackinasia#melaninmajority#hardlyhome#travelasia#southkorea#blackpackers#jetsettingchicks#travelisthenewclub#theblacktravelclub#nomadnesstribe
In January I said I wanted to visit Asia this year. This is how excited I was about making it happen. #writethevision  ___________________________________________________ Gyeongbokgung Palace 🏯 . . 📸: @msrebeccac ___________________________________________________ South Korea was stop 1 of 4 countries on my 3 week Asia adventure and it was so much fun - thanks to @lexisaurus12 (Busan, South Korea) and @msrebeccac (Seoul, South Korea) who were both amazing hosts. Thaaaaank you both for showing me such an amazing time. . . A couple points about Seoul: . . 💲Though it's relatively cheap in comparison to North America, it's a little more expensive than other parts of Asia. So don't expect South East asian prices! . . 🏙 It's very modern - it's a metropolitan city - but still has many sites like this palace and sanctuaries to give you a taste of it's history. . . 🚄 The subway system is one of the best in the whole world and it's pretty cheap and easy to use. . . 🤤 Food options are endless, if you don't have a lot of dietary restrictions. You'll find both your familiar american staples as well as many different Asian options. . . 💃🏻 The nightlife in Seoul is the craziest I've seen anywhere. In Itaewon, over 30 clubs line the streets that stay shoulder to shoulder crowded until the sun comes up. You can't leave Seoul without experiencing it's nightlife . . 🎧 They play hip hop, dancehall, reggae and soca in the clubs 😭 . . I got so many DMs from people saying South Korea is now on their list after having watched it on my stories so I've pinned the stories to my highlights on my profile if you'd like to check it out! Have you been to South Korea? Is it on your list? . . #tbtcollective #seoul #korea #blackgirlabroad #asia #blackandabroad  #Gyeongbokgungpalace #cocoatravelersintl #soultravel  #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #travelgirlsgo #girlswhowander #sheisnotlost #hardlyhome #blackgirlstraveltoo #essencetravels #blacktraveljourney #soulsociety #seoultravel #blackinasia #melaninmajority #hardlyhome #travelasia #southkorea #blackpackers #jetsettingchicks #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #nomadnesstribe 
"You heal your feminine power by healing how you relate to other women." 👭👭🏾 #BahtandBoujee
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Phuket, Thailand 🌴
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👭🏾 The way we relate to other women tells us more about ourselves than we know. I was once one of those "Girls are too much drama, most of my friends are guys" kind of girls but that changed the more I matured and looked into myself. More often than not, this mentality stems from the open heart wounds many women harbor from the trauma our mothers, aunts, grandmothers, friends and sisters who loved us from broken places inflicted on us unintentionally. .
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🌌 Sisterhood has become one of my most valuable life tools and I do my best to protect and nurture my female friendships by any means because of this. The way my closest female friends love on me sets the bar high for how anyone who comes into my life is to treat me. 🙅🏾‍♀️ .
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👭 This year has brought some amazing women into my life who inspire me, challenge me to be better, remind me of my worth when I forget it, adjust my crown when I need it and force me to level up through example. But I had to do my own heart work to attract that kind of energy. .
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🌌 So cheeeeers to sisterhood, healing and growth and shout out to the women who build each other, love on each other and work together. Ya'll are the real mvps.
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#tbtcollective #squadgoals #travelsquad
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelgirlsgo #thailand #phuket #travelblogger #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack @theshaderoom #grouptrip #blackgirlmagic #tsrweglobal #melaninpopping
"You heal your feminine power by healing how you relate to other women." 👭👭🏾 #BahtandBoujee  ______________________________________________________ Phuket, Thailand 🌴 . . 📸: @cedinthecity ______________________________________________________ 👭🏾 The way we relate to other women tells us more about ourselves than we know. I was once one of those "Girls are too much drama, most of my friends are guys" kind of girls but that changed the more I matured and looked into myself. More often than not, this mentality stems from the open heart wounds many women harbor from the trauma our mothers, aunts, grandmothers, friends and sisters who loved us from broken places inflicted on us unintentionally. . . 🌌 Sisterhood has become one of my most valuable life tools and I do my best to protect and nurture my female friendships by any means because of this. The way my closest female friends love on me sets the bar high for how anyone who comes into my life is to treat me. 🙅🏾‍♀️ . . 👭 This year has brought some amazing women into my life who inspire me, challenge me to be better, remind me of my worth when I forget it, adjust my crown when I need it and force me to level up through example. But I had to do my own heart work to attract that kind of energy. . . 🌌 So cheeeeers to sisterhood, healing and growth and shout out to the women who build each other, love on each other and work together. Ya'll are the real mvps. . . #tbtcollective  #squadgoals  #travelsquad  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelgirlsgo  #thailand  #phuket  #travelblogger  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  @theshaderoom #grouptrip  #blackgirlmagic  #tsrweglobal  #melaninpopping 
🌕 Good Morning World 🌕... My name is FINZI and in this small world of mine at UCLA I’m A LOT of people’s BOSSES... Let me introduce you to my staff .
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#2018
#Boss
#Curly
#Style
#UCLA
#OOTD
#Slaying
#LAliving
#Fashion
#MiamiGirl
#Jamaican
#BoxBraids
#CurlyChick
#ExplorerPage
#TBTCollective
#AdventuresOfACurlyGirl
The villa was dope, 🙌🏾 the turn up was incredible 💃🏾 but the best moments of our group trip, for me, took place outside of the comfort of our mountaintop villa... #bahtandboujee 
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Elephant Retirement Park, Phuket, Thailand 🌴
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This was an experience I won't ever forget. 😭 We visited a retirement park for elephants that have spent their lives being mistreated and treated them to a spa day. We started out by preparing their food🍌🥦 (fruits, veggies and seasonings hand-mushed into balls). Then we chopped, minced and mashed a massage mixture for their skin (using that big wooden tool in picture 4). After feeding them and massaging their bodies with the mixture, we walked them to the bathing area. 
Watching them roll around in the water and spray us with water for fun while we gave them mud baths had my heart on 1000. You could literally sense and see their joy and being in the midst of this was pure bliss. We ended the day with a quick thai cooking class and delicious thai dinner. Shoutout to the DOPEST and funniest host ever Pang Pang (last picture) who sang 90s r&b with us, danced, cracked jokes and even extended an invite to us to come back and visit her family home in Thailand. 😭

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#tbtcollective #responsibletourism #essencetravels
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelgirlsgo #thailand #phuket #elephantpark #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #elephantsanctuary #grouptrip #ethicaltravel #conscioustravel
The villa was dope, 🙌🏾 the turn up was incredible 💃🏾 but the best moments of our group trip, for me, took place outside of the comfort of our mountaintop villa... #bahtandboujee  ______________________________________________________ Elephant Retirement Park, Phuket, Thailand 🌴 . . 📸: @jonathonlewis713 _______________________________________________________ This was an experience I won't ever forget. 😭 We visited a retirement park for elephants that have spent their lives being mistreated and treated them to a spa day. We started out by preparing their food🍌🥦 (fruits, veggies and seasonings hand-mushed into balls). Then we chopped, minced and mashed a massage mixture for their skin (using that big wooden tool in picture 4). After feeding them and massaging their bodies with the mixture, we walked them to the bathing area. Watching them roll around in the water and spray us with water for fun while we gave them mud baths had my heart on 1000. You could literally sense and see their joy and being in the midst of this was pure bliss. We ended the day with a quick thai cooking class and delicious thai dinner. Shoutout to the DOPEST and funniest host ever Pang Pang (last picture) who sang 90s r&b with us, danced, cracked jokes and even extended an invite to us to come back and visit her family home in Thailand. 😭 ℹ The cost of all of this is 2600 Bahts (80 USD) and well worth it. You can also choose to only feed them for 60 USD + you can even volunteer and camp overnight at the park for 2 days for 14, 900 Bahts (460 USD). . . #tbtcollective  #responsibletourism  #essencetravels  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelgirlsgo  #thailand  #phuket  #elephantpark  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #elephantsanctuary  #grouptrip  #ethicaltravel  #conscioustravel 
This could be you and your new friends six months from now. #BahtandBoujee is coming back. 🙌🏾
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Phuket, Thailand 🌴
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The response from the first group trip was so dope that @cedinthecity and I wanted to give a new group of people the #BahtandBoujee experience. #BahtandBoujee "The Sequel" is coming March 19-26th 2019 + We have two new group trip destinations in the works for 2019. Slide into my stories and drop your email address in the question box or one of our DMs if you're interested in joining in on one of these trips. Can't wait to share the details!! 🕺🏾💃🏾🕺🏻💃🏼
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#tbtcollective #squadgoals #travelsquad
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelgirlsgo #thailand #phuket #travelblogger #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #theshaderoom #grouptrip #tsrweglobal
This could be you and your new friends six months from now. #BahtandBoujee  is coming back. 🙌🏾 _______________________________________________________ Phuket, Thailand 🌴 . . 📸: @polo.roids _______________________________________________________ The response from the first group trip was so dope that @cedinthecity and I wanted to give a new group of people the #BahtandBoujee  experience. #BahtandBoujee  "The Sequel" is coming March 19-26th 2019 + We have two new group trip destinations in the works for 2019. Slide into my stories and drop your email address in the question box or one of our DMs if you're interested in joining in on one of these trips. Can't wait to share the details!! 🕺🏾💃🏾🕺🏻💃🏼 . . #tbtcollective  #squadgoals  #travelsquad  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelgirlsgo  #thailand  #phuket  #travelblogger  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #theshaderoom  #grouptrip  #tsrweglobal 
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If we were made in His image then call us by our names. 🌌 #childrenofTheMostHigh
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Big Buddha, Phuket, Thailand 🧘🏾‍♀️🌴
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Travel is spiritual. Especially the solo kind. It forces you to face yourself in the middle of unfamiliar grounds. It takes you out of your comfort zone and exposes you to parts of yourself you may not have even met yet. Some of it good, some of it bad but all of it beautiful and so worth it. This entire trip from Korea to Malaysia turned me upside down from the inside and grew me in so many ways I can't even begin to explain. I know I won't be able to explain this entire experience adequately but I hope my posts for the next few weeks give you at least a taste. This was my absolute best trip yet. Get ready for the  camera dump. (Now that I've retrieved most of my footage, thank God 😭🙏🏾)
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ℹ Big Buddha sits on top of a Hill between Chalong and Kata standing at 45 meters tall, with a base diameter of 25 meters. It can be reached easily by car then you'll walk up about 60 steps to the top. The views from the top are so worth it. Dress conservatively because it's considered a religious site. (Shoulders, belly, legs covered). They have sarongs like the one I'm wearing to wrap yourself in for a small fee of 25 cents in case you come dressed like me 🙃.
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Talk to me if you'd like.. What religions or beliefs fascinate you?
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#bahtandboujee #tbtcollective
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelgirlsgo #thailand #phuket #bigbuddha #buddhism #religion #spirituality #travelblogger #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #blacktravelgram
@bellaworldwide ・・・ If we were made in His image then call us by our names. 🌌 #childrenofTheMostHigh  _________________________________________________________ Big Buddha, Phuket, Thailand 🧘🏾‍♀️🌴 . . 📸: @blackhatbandit _________________________________________________________ Travel is spiritual. Especially the solo kind. It forces you to face yourself in the middle of unfamiliar grounds. It takes you out of your comfort zone and exposes you to parts of yourself you may not have even met yet. Some of it good, some of it bad but all of it beautiful and so worth it. This entire trip from Korea to Malaysia turned me upside down from the inside and grew me in so many ways I can't even begin to explain. I know I won't be able to explain this entire experience adequately but I hope my posts for the next few weeks give you at least a taste. This was my absolute best trip yet. Get ready for the camera dump. (Now that I've retrieved most of my footage, thank God 😭🙏🏾) . . ℹ Big Buddha sits on top of a Hill between Chalong and Kata standing at 45 meters tall, with a base diameter of 25 meters. It can be reached easily by car then you'll walk up about 60 steps to the top. The views from the top are so worth it. Dress conservatively because it's considered a religious site. (Shoulders, belly, legs covered). They have sarongs like the one I'm wearing to wrap yourself in for a small fee of 25 cents in case you come dressed like me 🙃. . . Talk to me if you'd like.. What religions or beliefs fascinate you? . . . #bahtandboujee  #tbtcollective  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelgirlsgo  #thailand  #phuket  #bigbuddha  #buddhism  #religion  #spirituality  #travelblogger  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #blacktravelgram 
"You are the key. Heal yourself, know yourself, make yourself whole and free. Release all limits so that your love can flow unconditionally for yourself and the world. This will open up the heaven of your heart completely and it will guide you without fail. You are the answer." - Yung Pueblo
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Hue, Vietnam 🇻🇳
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I went to Vietnam solo and it was the most incredible experience of my life. I motorbiked 7 hours across the country and thought to myself the whole time: "Wow Cass, you really are crazy 😂". I made stops along the way, met people who had never seen a black person outside of movies and television, rode through highways surrounded by nothing but green mountains, was splattered by foreign bugs, thought and thought and thought and would do it all again in a heartbeat. From Hoi an to Hue, it was incredible. This was the view from my final stop at my hotel in Hue. The city that stole my heart. I'll tell you more about it in another post...
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Ever been to Vietnam? Anywhere in asia? If so, where was your favorite? Vietnam is now one of my favorite places in the world. 😍
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#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelgirlsgo  #travelblogger #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #melanin #solotravel #blackpackers #vietnam #hue #hoian #exploretheworld #essencetravels #travelasia
"You are the key. Heal yourself, know yourself, make yourself whole and free. Release all limits so that your love can flow unconditionally for yourself and the world. This will open up the heaven of your heart completely and it will guide you without fail. You are the answer." - Yung Pueblo ________________________________________________________ Hue, Vietnam 🇻🇳 ________________________________________________________ I went to Vietnam solo and it was the most incredible experience of my life. I motorbiked 7 hours across the country and thought to myself the whole time: "Wow Cass, you really are crazy 😂". I made stops along the way, met people who had never seen a black person outside of movies and television, rode through highways surrounded by nothing but green mountains, was splattered by foreign bugs, thought and thought and thought and would do it all again in a heartbeat. From Hoi an to Hue, it was incredible. This was the view from my final stop at my hotel in Hue. The city that stole my heart. I'll tell you more about it in another post... . . Ever been to Vietnam? Anywhere in asia? If so, where was your favorite? Vietnam is now one of my favorite places in the world. 😍 . . #tbtcollective  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelgirlsgo  #travelblogger  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #melanin  #solotravel  #blackpackers  #vietnam  #hue  #hoian  #exploretheworld  #essencetravels  #travelasia 
The five types of people you should surround yourself with: The inspired 🧠 The passionate 💖 The motivated 🏃🏾‍♂️ The grateful 🙏🏾 and The open-minded 🧘🏾‍♀️. All of this exemplified in this slide. #bahtandboujee 
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Phuket, Thailand 🕺🏾
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We've been going on and on about this trip for almost two weeks now, I know, but spending six days surrounded by this type of energy leaves you riding that wave for a good minute. I'm still processing the inspiration I received from being surrounded by a group of medical professionals, lawyers, entrepreneurs, authors, designers, artists, corporate professionals, students, teachers, models, influencers and more - All killing the game in their respective lanes. Every individual brought their added value to the group and left with more than we bargained for. Feeling  grateful beyond measure, so blessed and forever inspired by this beauty, this excellence and this greatness + looking forward to what is to come. .
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#tbtcollective
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelgirlsgo #thailand #phuket #travelblogger #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack #theshaderoom #grouptrip #blackexcellence #melaninpopping #melanin
The five types of people you should surround yourself with: The inspired 🧠 The passionate 💖 The motivated 🏃🏾‍♂️ The grateful 🙏🏾 and The open-minded 🧘🏾‍♀️. All of this exemplified in this slide. #bahtandboujee  ________________________________________________________ Phuket, Thailand 🕺🏾 . . 📸: @polo.roids ________________________________________________________ We've been going on and on about this trip for almost two weeks now, I know, but spending six days surrounded by this type of energy leaves you riding that wave for a good minute. I'm still processing the inspiration I received from being surrounded by a group of medical professionals, lawyers, entrepreneurs, authors, designers, artists, corporate professionals, students, teachers, models, influencers and more - All killing the game in their respective lanes. Every individual brought their added value to the group and left with more than we bargained for. Feeling grateful beyond measure, so blessed and forever inspired by this beauty, this excellence and this greatness + looking forward to what is to come. . . . #tbtcollective  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelgirlsgo  #thailand  #phuket  #travelblogger  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack  #theshaderoom  #grouptrip  #blackexcellence  #melaninpopping  #melanin 
If we were made in His image then call us by our names. 🌌 #childrenofTheMostHigh
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Big Buddha, Phuket, Thailand 🧘🏾‍♀️🌴
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Travel is spiritual. Especially the solo kind. It forces you to face yourself in the middle of unfamiliar grounds. It takes you out of your comfort zone and exposes you to parts of yourself you may not have even met yet. Some of it good, some of it bad but all of it beautiful and so worth it. This entire trip from Korea to Malaysia turned me upside down from the inside and grew me in so many ways I can't even begin to explain. I know I won't be able to explain this entire experience adequately but I hope my posts for the next few weeks give you at least a taste. This was my absolute best trip yet. Get ready for the  camera dump. (Now that I've retrieved most of my footage, thank God 😭🙏🏾)
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ℹ Big Buddha sits on top of a Hill between Chalong and Kata standing at 45 meters tall, with a base diameter of 25 meters. It can be reached easily by car then you'll walk up about 60 steps to the top. The views from the top are so worth it. Dress conservatively because it's considered a religious site. (Shoulders, belly, legs covered). They have sarongs like the one I'm wearing to wrap yourself in for a small fee of 25 cents in case you come dressed like me 🙃.
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Talk to me if you'd like.. What religions or beliefs fascinate you?
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#bahtandboujee #tbtcollective
#blackgirlstraveltoo #cocoatravelersintl
#hardlyhome #upintheairlife #melaninmajority #blackandabroad #soulsociety #travelgirlsgo #thailand #phuket #bigbuddha #buddhism #religion #spirituality #travelblogger #travelnoire #mytravelcrush #blacktravelgram #millenialsabroad #travelisthenewclub #theblacktravelclub #asia #soultravel #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #globaljetblack
If we were made in His image then call us by our names. 🌌 #childrenofTheMostHigh  _________________________________________________________ Big Buddha, Phuket, Thailand 🧘🏾‍♀️🌴 . . 📸: @blackhatbandit _________________________________________________________ Travel is spiritual. Especially the solo kind. It forces you to face yourself in the middle of unfamiliar grounds. It takes you out of your comfort zone and exposes you to parts of yourself you may not have even met yet. Some of it good, some of it bad but all of it beautiful and so worth it. This entire trip from Korea to Malaysia turned me upside down from the inside and grew me in so many ways I can't even begin to explain. I know I won't be able to explain this entire experience adequately but I hope my posts for the next few weeks give you at least a taste. This was my absolute best trip yet. Get ready for the camera dump. (Now that I've retrieved most of my footage, thank God 😭🙏🏾) . . ℹ Big Buddha sits on top of a Hill between Chalong and Kata standing at 45 meters tall, with a base diameter of 25 meters. It can be reached easily by car then you'll walk up about 60 steps to the top. The views from the top are so worth it. Dress conservatively because it's considered a religious site. (Shoulders, belly, legs covered). They have sarongs like the one I'm wearing to wrap yourself in for a small fee of 25 cents in case you come dressed like me 🙃. . . Talk to me if you'd like.. What religions or beliefs fascinate you? . . . #bahtandboujee  #tbtcollective  #blackgirlstraveltoo  #cocoatravelersintl  #hardlyhome  #upintheairlife  #melaninmajority  #blackandabroad  #soulsociety  #travelgirlsgo  #thailand  #phuket  #bigbuddha  #buddhism  #religion  #spirituality  #travelblogger  #travelnoire  #mytravelcrush  #blacktravelgram  #millenialsabroad  #travelisthenewclub  #theblacktravelclub  #asia  #soultravel  #blacktravelfeed  #blacktraveljourney  #globaljetblack 
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. -Maya Angelou
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I love climbing... these boulders are much larger than they seem.  Even my sprained ankle couldn’t stop me from scrambling to the top... I’ve definitely risked my life more than once trying to reach the highest peaks.  But I continue to tell the tales... my body might be covered in scars, scrapes and battle wounds... but it’s always worth it.
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These rocks are located off the pathway that connects the two beaches at Sand Harbour Beach in Lake Tahoe.  Just look for a break in the fence...
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Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. -Maya Angelou _ I love climbing... these boulders are much larger than they seem. Even my sprained ankle couldn’t stop me from scrambling to the top... I’ve definitely risked my life more than once trying to reach the highest peaks. But I continue to tell the tales... my body might be covered in scars, scrapes and battle wounds... but it’s always worth it. . . . . . . . ___________ These rocks are located off the pathway that connects the two beaches at Sand Harbour Beach in Lake Tahoe. Just look for a break in the fence... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 📷 @canonusa Canon 6d Mark ii & tripod . . . #thequeenofvacation  #wanderlust  #travelblog  #digitalnomad  #traveldestinations #passportstamps  #blackandabroad  #california  #vacationideas  #budgettravel  #traveltips  #travelblog  #blackbloggers  #melanin  #blackgirlmagic #dametraveller #sheisnotlost #girlslovetravel #passionpassport #blerd #adventuregirls #nigerian #travelnoire #bgtt #traveljunkie #blackblogger #tbtcollective #blacktravellers #womenhikers #laketahoe  _