Category: Entertainment

Movie Review: Whitney

*No spoilers here! So it’s safe to read this blog even if you have not seen the movie yet 🙂 We’ve all heard the stories, the rumors and read the tabloids. As a public figure, Whitney Houston’s life was on display from her rise to superstardom to her untimely death. The newly-released documentary of her

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One Time in New Orleans: The Ultimate Travel Guide

If you know us, then you know New Orleans is one of our favorite cities to visit. We love the culture, the people and of course the food. Fun fact: New Orleans was actually the first official trip for 2 Girls Who Travel. Read more about our inaugural trip to NOLA here. On this recent trip,

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Another Weekend with our Houston CityPass

When you’re blessed to get the kind of weather we’ve been having in Houston recently (sunshine, cool breezes), you can’t help but want to be out and about. So hello, Spring! If you caught our last blog (if you didn’t, check it out here), you saw that we used our Houston CityPass to explore the

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2 Girls Who Travel’s Staycation in Downtown Houston

So what do you do when you’re travel writers that really need to get away, but work just won’t let you be great? You make your city your getaway … yes, it’s possible. Don’t sleep on the staycation, yall! Clearly, we’ve been about that life. And thanks to CityPass Houston, we had our entire Saturday

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2 Girls Who Travel Take the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

It was nonstop excitement as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo took over NRG Stadium from February 27 to March 18. 2 Girls Who Travel were on hand for opening night and of course a few nights in between!  We enjoyed the rodeo (especially the mutton busting – those kids on the sheep – so

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The Great Xscape Tour: They’re Still Kickin’ It!

2 Girls Who Travel here. First off, Happy New Year! We are so ready for all that 2018 has in store for us. Now, you know we love a good concert. Thinking back to some of our favorites: Adele, Janet Jackson’s State of the World Tour, The Black Heritage Festival with Eric Benet and the McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration with

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2 Girls Who Travel Attend Inspiration Celebration Holiday Experience by McDonald’s

It was a night to remember. Some of the world’s greatest gospel artists graced the stage at The Church Without Walls Dec. 14 as part of the 2017 McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Holiday Experience. On the tour’s stop in Houston, every seat was filled as the legendary Kirk Franklin, Clark Sisters, Brian Courtney Wilson, Jekalyn Carr

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2 Girls Who Travel Get an Exclusive Screening of the Marshall Movie

Prior to its Oct. 13 release, we were able to see an advanced screening of the new movie Marshall, which tells the story of a young Thurgood Marshall – before he was appointed the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. Marshall depicts a young attorney for the NAACP who has been sent to Connecticut to defend

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2 Girls Who Travel Hit Up the International Bacon Fest

So the International Bacon Fest (aka Bacon iFest) was this weekend and like the name suggests, all things pork were on the menu. The event, held in downtown Houston, had stuff for the entire family including a watermelon-eating contest for the kids and adult beverages for the grown folks! Live bands performed on the stage

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2 Girls Who Travel Attend the Black Heritage Festival in Houston

It’s that time of year again … we were happy to attend the Houston Black Heritage Music & Arts Festival last year and super excited to be joining as media again this year! True to its name, the third annual event celebrated black heritage and included musical acts – local and national – vendors, black

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