After stopping by The Book Junkie Bookstore, we continued on the road to Mayaro. On the second leg of our Mayaro Road Trip we headed into the vibrant fishing village of Ortorie Mayaro. Our fist stop was a beach filled with sea shells off Point Radix Road. My mother again had mentioned this spot to … Continue reading Nothing Beats a Mayaro Road Trip 🙂 Part II
Radix Village in Mayaro is a quiet beautiful beach community located on the south-eastern side of Trinidad facing the Atlantic Ocean. It is a small, close knit village and it is the spot where my mother and her siblings spent their summer holidays when they were growing up. The actual county of Mayaro is much … Continue reading Nothing beats a Mayaro Road Trip 🙂 Part I
A couple of months ago I decided to begin running races again. I usually sign up for events because I find it helps me jump start my fitness and give me motivation to exercise 😉 I am a competitive person by nature and whenever I have a race to look forward to, I train because … Continue reading Running and Life
Honestly this book had me from Hello! It just felt so effortless and conversational, I really felt like i was talking with my good friend Shonda Rhimes about some of her life experiences over a hot cup of Lipton tea with some chocolate cupcakes. I love books like this, it was love at first page! … Continue reading Book Review: The Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
Now this spot is a MUST SEE on any visit to Trinidad and Tobago. It is not as popular as other waterfalls like Paria Waterfall (see my blog post Paria Bay and Waterfall in all its glory) or Rincon waterfall (view my post Rincón Waterfall, Trinidad) but it is for sure, one of my top 5 … Continue reading Aripo Blue Basins! What a beauty 🙂
Yes yes i know the name may be off-putting to some.but this book is like a breath of fresh air. There are a plethora of self-help books on the market today all preaching from the same scriptures...but... this....this book....is a different type of self help book. It is brutal. It is honest. It is real. … Continue reading Book Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F****
The North Coast of Trinidad is filled with many beautiful waterfalls. Rincon waterfall and Paria waterfall are the most popular (check out my blog post on these beloved waterfalls), but for a first time hiker or someone now beginning a fitness journey, Avocat Waterfall with the rooftop balcony / jacuzzi is the place for you. This … Continue reading Avocat Waterfall
"When bits of happiness go out of focus, zoom out and click a larger picture of life." Unknown Do you find yourself putting all your energy into one person? One relationship? One group of friends? One job? Are you too zoomed in and focused on only one aspect of your life? Often times we end … Continue reading Sometimes you need to Zoom Out
The Eld Queen is the second book in the YaraStar Trilogy by Trinidadian author Jeanelle Frontin. Honestly, I could not wait to get my hands on this book 😀 After finishing the first book, The Unmarked Girl (check out my review on this book The Unmarked Girl by Jeanelle Frontin) I had so many questions … Continue reading Book Review: The Eld Queen
This is hands down one of my favorite hikes to do in Trinidad. I know I have said that on many occasions, but this is truly one of my top ten favorite spots to relax. Ohh how I wish I was heading there tomorrow! This is a perfect spot for an adventure on a nice … Continue reading Mermaid Pools – It is worth the trip!
Now, don't get me wrong, I am a TRINI TO THE BONE MARROW, but St Lucia, oh sweet sweet St. Lucia has a special place in my heart. This small island in the eastern Caribbean with a population of under 200,000 persons is one of my absolute favorite places. You need to put this on … Continue reading Why you should visit St Lucia?
“If you haven't confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” Marcus Garvey On Tuesday 7th May 2019, Liverpool FC somehow overcame all odds to beat Barcelona in the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League. In the first leg of … Continue reading Winners Mindset – a football analogy