Cape Town Day 1: Arrival

Aquila Private Gaming Reserve

After about a 2 hour bus ride, we arrived at the reserve. Check in was a little chaotic but we got all checked in. After we settled into our rooms, we went back to reception to get our complimentary wine and explored the amenities. Continue reading

Cape Town Bound

Being an American Airlines girl, I was a little concerned about traveling with another airline. I went ahead and created a Mileage Plus Account with United Airlines (One Star Alliance Partner) to keep the miles from the trip. It’s always good to have miles with more than one airline so that you are always racking up points. Continue reading

Discovering Home Chef…

I am on a meal delivery kick! Last time I tried Blue Apron, this time I tried Home Chef. I signed up for two servings at $39.80 and they charge $10 for shipping cost. After applying a $30 credit, I only paid $19.80. That equates to $4.95 a serving. Without the credit, it would be $12.45 a serving, which is more per serving than Blue Apron. When you sign up, you can set your meal preferences and select from a variety of options. Continue reading

Puerto Rico…

I went to Puerto Rico for my brother’s 40th birthday. We spent five days and four nights in the island. We stayed at the Gran Melia Resort in Rio Piedras and rented a Jeep Wrangler to travel the island. It was a short trip, so we will most definitely go back to cover more territory. Continue reading

You, officer, did not do your job… and that’s not OK.

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As a 38 year old single Latina, I can probably count on one hand how many situations I have experienced direct discrimination based either on my race, gender or civil status. While these situations have affected me, today I realize that they are nothing compared to the severity of discrimination that still exists in this country today towards African Americans. Continue reading