Launching Sharde’ Searches

Y’all, it’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you. But life has been happening and my website came off of the table for a minute. I think part of the issue has been that I was doing the absolute mostest. Trying to do YouTube videos twice a week and then do blogs twice […]

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7 Things Travel Taught Me in 2017

For the last two years I have been traveling a lot. As much as I did while I was in Seminary; sometimes I’m gone for 2-3 weekends out of a given month. As I have been trying to complete my 30 countries I have enjoyed journeying out of the country multiple times a year instead […]

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Travel Hack: Taking the Layover

Recently I posted on Facebook that I purchased all of my plane tickets to my upcoming trip to Asia for a total of $736. That is a steal. You could easily spend $700 dollars just getting to Singapore, or Tokyo, or to Bangkok from here in Houston. Many of my Facebook friends asked for my […]

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Hotel Review: Riu Negril

Location: Negril, Jamaica Picture it: Girls Trip 2016. No, not the movie. Me and two of my sorority sisters ended up going to Jamaica in September 2016 for a 4-day/3-night getaway. We stayed at the Riu Negril, which cost $449 per person for a double occupancy room plus round trip airport transfer. We booked this […]

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Hotel Review: The Excalibur Hotel and Casino

Location: Las Vegas, NV It all started with a bribe. If you watched my first Las Vegas vlog (or check it HERE) then you know about my experience with time-share tours. One of the incentives that the man and I received was a 3-day, 2 night stay in Vegas. We had to use it within […]

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3 Tips for Traveling with Natural Hair

  Sometimes I admit that I have a fraught relationship with my hair. To be fair,  I have a lot of hair on my head, which has been the case most of my life. I have also been natural for all of my life, although I spent over 20 years wearing my hair straightened by […]

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Quick and Dirty Guide to Glitch Fares

Yesterday Virgin Atlantic had, what was initially advertised as an intense sale: Dallas to Melbourne, Australia for, brace yourselves friends, ONE. HUNDRED. SIXTY. SEVEN. AMERICAN. DOLLARS. Bish. Look. Linda, honey. Lookit. I saw this on my way to workout with friend Dori. I was scrolling and reading; calculating like GIPHY P.S. Don’t cell phone and […]

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If I Leave: Traveling and Safety

I get asked quite frequently, “Is ______ safe?” This is especially true if I have traveled alone. In July I traveled to the U.K, Denmark, and Iceland. It was only the second time that I have taken a solo trip abroad and, to be quite honest, every time that I leave to go somewhere I […]

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Hotel Review: The Royal Decameron Indigo Resort and Spa

Location: Arcadins Coast, Montrouis – Haiti Website: https://www.decameron.com/en/otr-destinations/haiti/arcadins-coast/royal-decameron-indigo-beach-resort-spa I visited the Royal Decameron Indigo in April 2016 for my 28th birthday with my dear sister friend Andie. I found a Groupon deal for the resort that came out to $473 for two people. That’s right. An all-inclusive resort. She and I share the same birthday so […]

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15 Tips from my Cuban Adventure

When the embargo from Cuba was lifted for the United States under the Obama Administration many folks, self included, were extremely excited about the prospect of seeing the Havana and stepping back into the 50s while collecting rum and Cuban cigars. Last week I had the good fortune of being able to actually visit Havana […]

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