Recently, someone said something that stood out to me. She said "Celeste, you've changed." To me, this statement is both simple, yet profound. Has anyone ever told you that? Often times when someone says that to us, we take offense, we try to defend ourselves, we play the blame game and instead say "I have … Continue reading When people say you’ve changed, say Thank You!
"I'm pleased to be chilling in the West Indies. Jah provide all my wants and needs....I got the sunshine, rivers and trees...green leaves." The lyrics above pretty much summarizes how I feel about growing up in the Caribbean <3. It was sung by Proteje featuring Chronixx and is entitled Who Knows (you can check out … Continue reading Tobago’s Other Beaches
Rating 5/5 Becoming by Michelle Obama was one of my favorite reads for 2018. It was entertaining and insightful, motivational and thought provoking, it made me laugh (when she talked about how Barack proposed or the funny things Sasha and Malia said during their first family interview with Access Hollywood), it made me cry (when … Continue reading Becoming, Michelle Obama
After venturing to the beautiful Rainbow Falls , we decided to head to Twin River Falls which was also in the Goodwood area in Tobago. We got back in our cars which we had parked outside of Rainbow Nature Resort and drove to the end of the road and parked when we reached the river … Continue reading Hiking in Tobago? Part II – Twin River Falls
Now don't get me wrong. It is not that I thought there were no real hikes in Tobago apart from the hike to the gorgeous Argyle Waterfall. But, I just personally had never been hiking I'm Tobago 😮 although I have been visiting Tobago for more than 20+ years and have been there more times that I … Continue reading Hiking in Tobago? Part I – Rainbow Falls
Sit down and think for a moment, ask yourself this question: Is there anything that you do just for you? 😕 Do you have any hobbies? Is there anything that you enjoy doing, it relaxes you, it stimulates you and when you are doing it you don't even seem to notice the time passing by? … Continue reading Get yourself a hobby!!!
Rincón waterfall is another one of my favorite spots in Trinidad. My first trip to this location was in September 2015 and I was honestly so stunned that such a tall, mesmerizing waterfall existed in Trinidad. It was only in 2015 that I started hiking and visiting a waterfall such as this, on my island was … Continue reading Rincón Waterfall, Trinidad
Rating 4/5 Like many other people, I was introduced to the world-wind that is Tiffany Haddish in 2017 with her role as Dina on Girl's Trip. I fell in love with her even before I saw the actual movie as I watched many of her interviews during the promotional tour for example on Jimmy Kimmel, … Continue reading The Last Black Unicorn, Tiffany Haddish
Have you ever had a mud bath? Is submerging yourself in a pool of mud an item on your bucket list? Well you need to take a trip to the Bunsee Trace Mud Volcano located in Penal, Trinidad. The drive from Grand Bazaar to Bunsee Trace takes about 1 hr 30 mins with no traffic. … Continue reading Feeling for a Mud Bath? Hike to the Bunsee Trace Mud Volcano
“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Unknown Location: Diamond Botanical Gardens, St Lucia A goal can be defined as something that you want to accomplish in the future. It is a future achievement that you desire to realize.Goals, when clearly defined, give you purpose and direction, they keep you focused, they … Continue reading Why Goals need timelines?
Rating: 5/5 This is the sort of book you read that just puts a smile on your face. You just came home from a long, tiring day, you decide to relax and curl up with a book. You end up reading a chapter and before you know it you are smiling and laughing to yourself … Continue reading Born A Crime, Trevor Noah
Have you heard of La Forêt Beach / Forest Point Beach? Last week Saturday, my friends and I visited this lovely hidden gem nestled in the quiet village of Toco on the island of Trinidad. This was my first time heading to this beach and although I have been to Toco on numerous occasions, I … Continue reading Toco’s hidden gem 🙂 Forest Point Beach