REVIEW: Esther’s Cajun Café and Soul Food

Sunday, April 3, kicked off the inaugural Black Restaurant Week in Houston and of course 2 Girls Who Travel had to partake. So we decided on Esther’s Cajun Café & Soul Food, a restaurant we’d never visited before, but heard good things about. Located in north Houston just outside of 610, Esther’s serves up Cajun

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4 Tips for Solo Travelers

The freedom to travel is one of the greatest things we’re able to do, and while girls’ trips, couples getaways and family vacations are all wonderful ways to travel, sometimes individuals prefer the option of traveling alone. Some would even argue that solo travel is the best way to explore the world, because you only

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Get Ready for Houston Black Restaurant Week April 3 – 10, 2016

2 Girls Who Travel love travel, but we would be remiss not to share our other love — good food! We are super excited about the upcoming Houston Black Restaurant Week (BRW) April 3 – 10, 2016. Black Restaurant Week is a citywide celebration of African American restaurants and chefs in the Houston area catering

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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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Travel Tip of the Week: How to Negotiate

When vacationing, one of the most touristy and let’s admit it – downright fun – things to do is go shopping or bargain hunting for cool finds and souvenirs. And part of that involves a skill some are good at and others could stand to learn a thing or two about – negotiating. Check out

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Great Places to Eat in Houston

One of our absolute favorite things about this diverse city is the amazing food options. Seriously, people move to Houston and mysteriously start gaining weight. As you know, 2 Girls Who Travel are avid foodies, so we thought we’d share a few good spots to grab a bite or two to eat. By no means,

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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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2 Girls Who Travel’s Top 8 Reasons to Cruise

It’s plain and simple … we love a good cruise. Everything from the beautiful ports of call to the ample dining options to the fun entertainment choices – cruises have it all! Plus travelers have the chance to sail around the globe to exotic ports in beautiful destinations like the Caribbean, Europe and even all

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Romantic Vacation Ideas

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you may be thinking of ways to surprise your significant other. What better surprise than a quick vacation? Take it from us, sometimes time away to escape the day-to-day routine can be a welcome change. So get your romance on with these three vacation getaways for you and your honey.

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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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