GETTING TO BALI OFF THE BEATEN PATH (2)

As continued from the part one. If you haven't read yet. You could find it here..... I booked my train ticket at the convenience store and headed to the train station bidding goodbye to my new-found friends at the hostel. My plan was to head straight to Bawuwangi Baru where the Ijen carter volcano was but [...]

Getting to Bali off the beaten Path (1)

Indonesia is known for is it tropical island Bali. When it popped up in my south-east Asia itinerary, i looked forward to seeing this famous island with its paradise images . Being a wanderer I wanted to get there off the beaten path by traveling through Java, the locals way . I flew in from [...]

The Balinese Nyepi Festival ( Day Of Silence)

I got to experience Bali’s Nyepi festival (also known as the day of silence) on 17 March. Frankly, in the days leading up to this significant observance for Hindu’s in Bali, I didn't know why signs kept shooting up about it, and wondered if it was some kind of carnival or festival. It was not [...]

6 Reasons To Love Bali – Indonesia

So its been a while since I posted up here after my new year resolutions post. As I had said in that list, there are many things I want to achieve this year and I have been able to achieve two of them so far..... well lets say two for now and hopefully the rest as [...]

WEIRD QUESTIONS I GET ASKED ABOUT AFRICA

I find it surprising when people think Africa is a country and most times I find it annoying when asked this questions that my reply comes of as rude. I am like, Africa is a  continent with 52 countries  and Ghana is a country in Africa, it's just like saying the whole of south-east Asia [...]

THE PHILIPPINES AND ME

Coming to the Philippines my initial fear or my constant fear of going to any country for that matter is being discriminated against or disrespected due to my racial group which of course is like a worry for any cautious black person who travels. Though there are less black people here which I have seen [...]

SELF LOVE

I remember most times staring at myself in the mirror and not happy at the reflection staring back at me. The stretch marks, the side rolls the kinky African hair the size 8 full-figured body, the huge thighs that rub together and being disgusted at myself simply because the media and society have a standard [...]

TRAVELING WHILST KINKY

Being an African girl and not really into hair extensions and I am constantly rocking my natural hair either in a high puff after twist out. Actually its my signature look and i love it. Most times i constantly watch YouTube videos the whole day to come up with different hairstyles for my hair and [...]

MY FIVE FAVORITE TV SHOWS

Being a single introvert means most times am left on my own. Most of the  time  where i am bored or either getting jealous at the instagrammers  I follow on who somehow i feel are rubbing their relationship to my face through my feed. There wouldn't be a feed where an insatgrammer wont post how amazing their [...]

A TRAVELING INTROVERT (MANILA)

So in my previous post here A TRAVELLING INTROVERT     if you haven't read it yet, I highlighted my challenges of traveling alone. From being an introvert who likes to spend most of her time indoors and traveling alone equals to no fun at all. Mauritius was like my failure as i never got to see [...]

A TRAVELLING INTROVERT

I have started embarking on solo travels to some destinations of which Mauritius is first on my list. It  was my intention to spend short stays at each destination, maybe derive some inspirations from each stay and incorporate it into my writings as I discover myself in unfamiliar environments. Being an introvert ,i told myself [...]

SOLD BY TRADITION- FIRST BOOK WRITTEN

Writing has always been a passion and starting this blog is basically baby steps towards becoming the published author I want to become. I have been low key writing eBooks I haven't shared with my readers because basically I think its not good enough but thinking of it I felt sharing with people to seek [...]

MY FIVE FIRST OBSERVATIONS OF MAURITIUS

Coming to Mauritius was really exciting as I planned on seeing so many things and experience the island life whilst creating memories before moving on to my next destinations. Initially due to an encounter I wrote on a previous blog post with immigration which had somehow killed that excitement ,I am recovering the excitement back  [...]

FIVE USES OF CINNAMON IN BEAUTY ROUTINE

Cinnamon is mostly known for use in baking but that sweet-scented wood has other benefits. It is antioxidant, anti bacterial and anti fungal which mostly help in health and other benefits useful in the beauty world. Below are five uses of the cinnamon in a beauty routine through diy.  Face mask. Cinnamon when used with [...]

MAYONNAISE HAIR MASK

After having great feedback on the diy to the avocado mask i posted about a week ago, i have decided to share this other mayonnaise protein treatment i use to prevent breakage and retain strength in my hair routine. Like the avocado mask, all this ingredients are found in the kitchen and pretty easy to [...]

BLOGGER TURNED COMPUTER GEEK.

A WOLF'S TALE......For a few days now, i have been busy with my blog page; re branding.  I was on word press primary subscription which doesn't allow me install plugins.  The only option was to upgrade before i could install plugins which kind of sucked. I felt my page was boring, with nothing going on [...]

A DIY FOR HEALTHY HAIR GROWTH

Taking pictures yesterday I realized how my hair had grown over the few months of using homemade recipes and non store-bought products. Having a big chop in december last year and seeing this growth over the few months ,I am over whelmed and i decided to take a breath and blog about what i did to experience such [...]