Joanna E

180 Flips | 6 Magazines | 35 Following | 116 Followers | @Joannaeblog | Travel, Beauty & Lifestyle Blogger. Geek by degree. Wanderlust at heart.

A Quick Guide to Spending 24 Hours in Rome, Italy

This and the next few posts are dedicated to the end of my trip Eurotrip in Rome, Italy. If you recall, I spent a little over 24 hours in Rome after …

Italy

5 Reasons I Need Another Weekend in Tobago

Using two personal days, I took off from my full-time job to spend Memorial Day weekend in Tobago with family. I’ve been to Trinidad a handful of …

Girls Night in with Wendy's Signature Drinks and Grey Goose

<b>This post is intended for an audience of adults age 21 and older. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc., and Bacardi. All opinions</b> …

How I Spent 3 Days in Barbados

I really try my best to plan my trips in advance, but plans change every once in a while. I canceled my Vegas, then Miami, then Chicago, then Vegas, …

Cut and Color on Natural Hair at Wesley Styles NYC

Back in April, I decided to get a cut a color for my birthday. Since getting a blowout, I know I needed a trim, so I contacted Tamika of Wesley …

15 Life Lessons Learned on the Hike to Sant Jeroni

I try my best to learn SOMETHING new when traveling solo and my recent hike to Sant Jeroni in Montserrat was definitely life-changing. The highest …

4 Hair Relaxer Alternatives When You're Bored With Your Natural Hair

I love my natural hair, but there are times I get tired of doing the same twist-outs, braid-outs, and puffs. As cost-effective and beneficial as …

5 Best Natural Hair Styling Tools for Type 4 Hair

While staple products for a standard hair regimen are great, there are styling tools needed to achieve the perfect hairstyle. If you’re a new or …

7 Awesome Vacation Hairstyles for Black Women

How do you wear your hair on vacation? I’ve taken a good amount of trips in the past 5+ years and protective styles for vacation have been the best …

The Ultimate Travel Guide for Planning a Trip to Turks and Caicos

I recently celebrated another birthday and continued the tradition of traveling to another island with my cousin. For my 30th, we were introduced to …

Caribbean

4 Day London Itinerary for First Time Visitors

After finding an affordable flight from Virgin Atlantic, I just had 4 days in London to explore before heading to Paris and Rome. I wanted to do and …

8 Places to Visit in Paris in 2 Days

It’s been a little over a month since my mini Eurotrip and I’m still in the feels about the two days I spent in Paris. I’ve never fallen in love with …

France

Luxe for Less: How to Visit Turks and Caicos on a Budget

Although I have traveled to many British, French, and Dutch Caribbean islands Turks and Caicos has been on my vision board since 2014. I am a single, …

Turks and Caicos

How to Avoid Afternoon Fatigue in the Workplace

There are times when we experience afternoon fatigue working full-time in an office. While a nap would be ideal, it’s just not always possible. …

Wellness

7 Simple Ways to Start Working Out Again

It happens to all of us. We make New Year’s Resolutions and sometime before the first quarter ends we fall off. Since I’ve been away so much, I …

A Quick Guide to Visiting the Outdoor Holiday Markets in NYC

I hate the winter, but there’s nothing like spending Christmas in NYC. A popular attraction around this time of year for many locals and tourists is …

Christmas Eve

How to Spend a Day at the Warwick Bahamas

<i>My sister and I received a complimentary day pass to the Warwick Paradise Island. All opinions expressed are my own.</i><p>When I visited the Bahamas for …

Swimwear

Cozy Up for the Holidays with Tea Forté Teas

For the past few years, Christmas for me has truly been for the kids. I usually give gifts to family and friends from my travels throughout the year, …

Tea

Cruising for the First Time on Carnival Victory

<b>I</b> <i>received priority boarding and premium wifi service in exchange for sharing my experience on Carnival Victory</i><p>My last trip for the year was spent …

Shipping

A Quick Guide to Visiting Marrakech in 2 Days

After Chefchaouen, Marrakech was my second favorite city to visit during our week in Morocco. With it being such a conservative country, I felt more …

Morocco Itinerary: How to Spend a Week in Morocco

It’s a whole month later and I’m finally sharing how five friends and I spent a week in Morocco. We encountered some hiccups through the journey but …

Africa

A Thrifty Black Girl's Guide to Visiting Iceland

If you haven’t noticed via Instagram, my cousin Krista is my favorite travel buddy. We’ve traveled to at least five countries together on flight …

European Travel

Serbia: SAINTS WITH CRIMSON FACES (10)

„Officer persuaded me to take a Highland ramble into the Gutchevo range, and first visit Tronosha… Ascending rapidly, we were soon lost in the woods, …

A Mini Guide For Traveling To United States

Traveling to the United States soon? Here´s a guide for your next trip!<p>United States is an interesting country to visit. It’s composed of 50 states …

Broadway Tips: What To See and Cheap Tickets!

Broadway, Broadway. Oh how I love you! By far my most expensive hobby but it is so worth it! I have now been to New York City twice for a grand total …

Offbeat places in and around Milan

Milan is the second largest city in Italy, after Rome, and enjoys the reputation of being the fashion capital, not only of the country but of the …

GOOGLE MAPS [Plus 3 Useful Google Apps for Travelers]

Shares 93<p>Google, since its inception has always worked towards making life easier and convenient with the help of technology. So it is no wonder that …