My tan never faded in 2015. It continued to get deeper and deeper and I had gotten to a point where I didn’t think I could get any darker. BUT, my melanin was bourgeoning. After every trot around the globe I had to replace my foundation – and it was worth it to maintain my skin-tone’s level of “fleekiness”. I write this as I actively … Continue reading The Beaches I Visited in 2015
Unsuspectingly, one day, I received a package in the mail with tea in it! My friend and his wife returned from their honeymoon in East Africa and brought back me some tea! I’ve never had cardamom tea; but it smelled really good. After procrastinating on drinking this tea, for weeks, (until I bought a new suitable tea cup). Thank you Anthropologie – your dishes are … Continue reading Zanzibar Cardamom Tea
Morocco has left a lasting impression on me where their produce is concerned. While in Rabat, I had the best peaches the world has ever given me. Every morning I stopped by a fruit stand to buy peaches for nearly 2-3MAD (barely one USD) for nearly five peaches. The peaches were DIVINE – every time. They were so good that I would eat them with … Continue reading There’s a Peach Out There for Me, Somewhere!
When I wake up in the morning wishing I was elsewhere, I am always nostalgic of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. My emotional state of well-being peaked while there and my craving for happiness was totally met. Not that I don’t have an ongoing list of happy moments, because I do – but, “Pura Vida” is not synonymous with them all. “Pura vida is a characteristic Costa … Continue reading A full cup of “Pura Vida”!
We intended to get our scuba certifications before going to Belize – but we didn’t. We scheduled a snorkeling tour to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley before we left San Pedro. Enjoy! Continue reading Snorkeling in Belize. A Photo Essay!
When we were in Japan, we were invited to attend a couple of english-language classes with my boyfriend’s brother, who teaches many English classes in Japan throughout the day. My boyfriends brother has lived in Japan for about nine years now – teaching the english language [and recently opening a cafe] for a living. My favorite class was the children’s class. They were rambunctious and reminded me … Continue reading “Chocolate Please”: In a Japanese Children’s Classroom
Chaya Tea, was the only tea I knew to look for when we got to Belize. I did very mild research on Belizean tea’s to find and Chaya was the only tea to look for. Upon reading, I found that “Chaya is native to Belize – but many Belizeans would not familiar with these plants’.” I was totally sure someone would know; and I was … Continue reading The quest for Belizean tea in Belize City!