A Few Notes on Flight Etiquette

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I tend to fly alone regularly — most often between Chicago and New York City. And it really never fails to be… interesting. Between overwhelmed and unhappy-to-be-there flight attendants to rude and angry passengers, you’re pretty much guaranteed to have an exchange or experience with someone that can leave you with your feathers ruffled. Here […]

The IT&LY Hairfashion Las Vegas Experience

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Every so often I wind up in a place or a situation where I wonder…whose life is this? And how did I get here? I had that experience in Las Vegas recently, when I was flown in as a VIP attendee for the IT&LY Hairfashion “Hollywood Loves IT&LY” event at the Hard Rock Hotel and […]

Overnight Amtrak — Never Again!

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I wanted to fall in love with Amtrak and train travel. When my amiga Luvvie and I booked train tickets from Chicago to Washington DC, I had these pastoral visions in my head of whizzing through the rolling, scenic countryside during the day, venturing up to an elegantly outfitted dining car by night, and spending […]

When Bella Goes a-Traveling

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I’m looking forward to this weekend for the dorkiest reason — finally I’m going to unpack my suitcases, put away my summer clothes, and take my makeup and hair products out of my travel bag. Until February, when I go on another trip! With all the traveling I’ve been doing, I’ve had to learn the […]

Where In the World is Afrobella?

Bellas, I’m on the road again! It’s been a bit of a whirlwind. Last week I flew back to Miami, got our car and picked up our last items in the 305, then drove to Orlando for an absolutely glorious wedding weekend. One of my best friends, Mr. Lino Mancebo, got married yesterday. Family and […]

5 Places I’d Love to Re-Visit in NYC

New York, New York! I have a love/hate relationship with the city, I can’t deny. I love it because there’s so much to see and do and experience! It’s the epicenter of absolutely everything I’m into – writing, blogging, beauty, style, good food, fun… I hate it because I don’t live there. Don’t get me […]

Trini and Proud of It

“Trinidad is my land And of it I am proud and glad But I can’t understand Why some people does talk it bad. All of them who runnin’ dey mouth Don’t know whey they talkin’ bout They will paint here black everyday, But the right things they would never say…” I had to open this […]