Where To Eat: Fring’s in Toronto, Canada

Fring’s is owned by celebrity chef Susur Lee and Angelo Ferraro, business partner of award-winning, hip hop artist Drake. Although Drake confirmed with sources that he doesn’t own the restaurant, he did give the restaurant the name. The word “fring” means “…something you pull from from your own emotions, from a happy time,” he said….

Where To Eat: Mamma Angela’s in Crofton, MD

If a restaurant is named after a family member, you already know the food is going to be amazing. Definitely check out Mamma Angela’s if you’re ever in Maryland. I loved that almost every item on the menu is under $20! Everything we ordered off the menu was great, especially the fried polenta with truffle…

Tastebud Worthy Recipe: Coco-Melon Drink

At one of my family get togethers, I was sitting at the table talking to an aunt and we came up with this light and refreshing drink! Who doesn’t love watermelon or coconut juice? I poured a glass of coconut juice into a cup and my aunt had a bowl of watermelon in front of…

Tastebud Worthy Recipe: Stroopwafels

On one of my recent trips, I had a 19 hour layover in Amsterdam. Unfortunately, 19 hours is not long enough! I was able to explore a little bit of the city and was so happy to get introduced to stroopwafels. Stroopwafels are basically the national cookie of the Netherlands. It is two thin waffle…

Playlist Worthy: OTike – For My Head

This week’s Playlist Worthy song is by my friend OTiKe. A few weeks ago he dropped the visuals for his single “For My Head”. Produced by DJ Coublon, the afro pop beats will surely put anyone in a cheery mood, especially when traveling. In the video, he courts a beautiful woman and shows her a great…

Rome, Italy

Hotel We stayed at the Hotel Bernini Bristol, a 5-star hotel (very affordable!) in a central location close to popular site-seeing spots like the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. The view from our hotel window was spectacular. It looked out on to this center and fountain. The hotel décor was so gorgeous we had to…

Taste Bud Worthy Recipe: Red Velvet Strawberry Coconut Trifle Cake

I look forward to the holidays for only one thing: food! I have been making this Red Velvet Trifle cake for my holiday get-togethers for a few years now and it is always a hit. I got the recipe from this website and tweaked it a little bit. Follow the recipe, but just the cake part. 1 teaspoon…

Best Gift Ideas For Travelers

We know the holiday season can be very hectic. Here are some ideas we came up to help make your shopping experience a little easier. Universal Travel Adapter $25 The cool design makes it light-weight and easy to throw in the luggage. It’s color coded so you’ll know which country uses which piece, according to their map….

6 Reasons Global Entry is Worth It

In case you didn’t know, Global Entry is a travel program under the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency. It is a service that allows expedited clearance for low-risk travelers to enter the United States. Travelers with Global Entry head to a kiosk and slide their passports into the passport reader, look up at the camera, scan their…

How to pack light for travel

I thought I’d share tips on how to pack light for travel, so I made this video for my class project. Let me know what tips you found useful or if you have other tips you want to share. =)

Playlist Worthy: Jidenna – Little Bit More

Not only am I diggin’ Jidenna’s dapper style, but his music is off the hook! Every song he has put out is a banger for sure. Jidenna blesses us with another hit single, “Little Bit More”, that is climbing up the music charts. Yesterday, Jidenna released a music video for this single, and I am…

Milan, Italy

For someone who loves to travel and travels often, I had the biggest fear of flying overseas. There was just something about flying over water for an extended period of time that scared the shit out of me.  A couple months ago, I decided to suck it up and bought tickets to Italy with my best…