‚ú® Here is an Afro Latina Woman who enjoys to travel. She uncovered this passion as a college student as she studied British Literature in the United Kingdom. During her studies, she was able to visit Caen, France and Barcelona, Spain. It was love at many sights. Two years later, she returned to the United Kingdom cruising through Europe for a month. In this photo she is casually smiling under the Tuscan sun. She shares her passion with her students in The Bronx and donates to college students who study overseas. She is currently mapping out her next travel ventures. A travel a year, will keep your mind awake and a healthy savings account will keep your options open! Travel on my brothers and sisters, travel on! ūüõ© ‚ÄĘ


 

With lots of love,

deyla

Besides eating and meeting cool folks, I love to travel!!! I enjoy the excitement of booking a trip, getting on the airplane, learning about a different culture, trying new food and best of all enjoying nature. There are so many places in the World that I am looking to visit, here are the top ten from my bucket list.

  1. Greece

  2. St.Vincent and The Grenadines

  3. Cape Town, South Africa

  4. Thailand

  5. Australia

  6. India

  7. Morocco

  8. Egypt

  9. Germany

  10. Hong Kong, China

Whats on your travel Bucket List? Do we have a travel place in common?

If you have been to any of these places, do share your travel tales!

Thank you for reading.

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Castelldefels, Spain

Although Barcelona has my heart, I fell in love with Castelldefels. There are less people around, authentic food and its reasonably priced compared to Barcelona. This town is famous for its long beach and it is only an hour away from Barcelona. Most people go to Barcelona because its obviously more popular, but face more crows, less authentic food and high prices. If you are looking to stay near a beach with less traffic, go for Castelldefels. The beach has a long boardwalk, that you can enjoy anytime of the day. It also has a number of restaurants on the beach, where you can enjoy the view followed by a few glasses of wine.

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TRAVEL TIP: Whenever you are traveling, my biggest advice is to eat a nutritional breakfast before beginning your tour. You may ask why? Well, realistically tours and sightseeing require a ton of walking. Which means that you need a lot of energy, so that you can keep up. I learned this from experience, do not skip any meals when you are traveling.

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Salta Violeta, located right by the beach in Castelldefels

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Fresh squeezed orange juice and coffee

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Ham and cheese croissant


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La Sagrada Familia

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One thing that I highly recommend, is to stop by at Mercado de La Boqueria. In the market there are tons of food vendors that offer high quality food, such as natural juice, fruits, cheese, ice cream, seafood, meat, cheese, oil, nuts and plenty of sweets. As you walk in you will be welcomed by a delicious smell in the air of food and the bright colors all over the market. Everything in the market is cheap, you can get a big bang out of your buck. Which is why I enjoy it so much!

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These are my absolute favorite! I usually go for coconut, yum!

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Beautiful view of Barcelona

Are you planning on going to Spain?

If so, where in Spain are you looking to travel?

If you did not know before, Paris is known to be “the city of love”.¬†There are many different reasons why, one being that it is a popular destination for newly weds to enjoy their honeymoons. Although I was not on my honeymoon, my boyfriend and I had a wonderful time visiting all of the sights, trying out french pastries and walking throughout the city.

One thing that we enjoyed on our trip in Paris was the boutiques! I love shopping and Paris has a lot of boutiques to shop from. While shopping, a Parisian shared with me some tips and tricks for a perfect modern outfit. (Will include in a separate post)

TIP: If you are looking for modern fashion tips or inspirations, I suggest that you look into French Fashion (I am so obsessed with their sense of fashion). It is simple but yet very stylish.

Here are some photos from our trip in Paris!!

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Eiffel Tower

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Louvre Pyramid

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Locks taking over most of the bridges in Paris

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Paul, a popular patisserie in Paris

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Ham, cheese and roasted tomatoes sandwich. Deliciousness!

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The old Lock Bridge

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The Big Wheel

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Top from Mango, Black Jeans from Fashion Nova, Over Knee Suede Boots from Macy’s

Paris, you were everything that I had envisioned and more! I will see you again.

Have you visited PARIS yet?

As you guys know, my boyfriend & I took a trip to Europe for a whole month. Amsterdam is by far our favorite city, ever!! For one, there are soooo many fun things to do and its such a chill city. We are Americans and know very little of the Dutch language, but the city is English friendly for the most part. We loved it so much, that we extended our trip here. Below I included, some photos of the city. (In a separate post I will list the things that we did) Genieten!

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Thank you, Amsterdam!