Category: Destinations

I-10 Road Trippin’

As half of 2 Girls Who Travel, I (Kim), decided to share my trip back home to Natchez, Mississippi and all that the city has to offer with our audience. But before I share the charm and beauty of Natchez, I thought, “why not share the journey home too?” The stretch of road from Houston,

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Travel … All Summer Sixteen

The heat index is above 100 degrees. That can only mean one thing – welcome to another hot Houston summer! While today marks the first official day of summer, the weather has already helped us jumpstart the festivities. From trips to the pool, outside dining on covered patios and all the cool and refreshing adult

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Fantastic Voyage 16 – The Ultimate Party With A Purpose!

The purpose of the Fantastic Voyage, also known as the “Ultimate Party With a Purpose!” is to “empower, entertain and inform.” Let’s just say it did that and then some! The Fantastic Voyage 2016 sailed from Miami on the Carnival Breeze for eight wonderful days and nights, with travel to St. Thomas US Virgin Islands,

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SPOTTED … on the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage

If the first few days of the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage are any indication of how the entire cruise will be, then two words: Let’s Go! After setting sail from Miami Saturday night, the cruise kicked off with the one-and-only, the legendary … Diana Ross! She was accompanied by R&B singer Jaheim. Rev. Al

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Next Stop: The Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Cruise

  Yep — We’re doing it — The Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Cruise! The Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage is the “Ultimate Party with a Purpose®”; supporting students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The cruise, in its 17th year, will set sail Saturday, April 23 from Miami, Florida and spend a full eight

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Livin La Pura Vida…

Hello, hello, Val here. It’s been about a week since I returned from my Costa Rica vacation with five of my girlfriends from college and well, I’m still fighting the urge to go back! While that may not be in the cards now, I highly recommend Costa Rica as a destination if you’re in the

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Next Stop: Costa Rica

So, it’s definitely time for some beaches, jungles and a change of scenery. Costa Rica should do the trick! Half of 2 Girls Who Travel (Kim unfortunately can’t make this trip) will take on Costa Rica March 2-6. Expect lots of adventure, beautiful pictures and who knows – maybe a surprise or two! Can’t wait

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Black History Month: Civil Rights Exhibit at the Newseum

With today marking the first day of Black History Month, we wanted to share a piece of our DC trip with you – our visit to the Newseum where we were able to see the special civil rights exhibit: “1966: Civil Rights at 50” (on display until Jan. 2, 2017). We compiled a short video

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Our Weekend in DC: Kickin’ it in The District

*Writer’s Note: Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those negatively impacted by the blizzard. It seems our trip was planned strategically, or maybe the weather was strategic. Not sure which. Let’s just say DC knew us two Texas gals were not prepared for a blizzard. Now … let’s get to the recap!

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Nation’s Capital

We’re nearing the end of our time in Washington, D.C. and we must say, we’ve been pleasantly surprised. By being in charge of pretty much most of our itinerary – with the exception of a few places, we’ve relied on our gut instinct and which restaurants/places just give us a good vibe. But if we

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