Author: Damaly

  • Language Courses: Study Spanish, French or Creole in Caribbean

    Language Courses: Study Spanish, French or Creole in Caribbean

    Knowing the language of a country is in direct correlation with comprehending the culture. Although language is one form of communication a traveler can utilize, it is still one of the most important factors while traveling. I’ve noticed many travelers interested in language courses in the Caribbean. Specific interests are learning French and/or Creole in…

  • Travel Safety Tips from Four Times I was Robbed Backpacking the Caribbean

    Travel Safety Tips from Four Times I was Robbed Backpacking the Caribbean

    In the three-month backpacking trip that inspired this website, I was robbed FOUR times. Traveling throughout Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico was one of the greatest adventures of my life. But to say it was perfect is a lie. Three of the four times I was robbed happened in ONE WEEK. By the…

  • Volunteering in the Caribbean

    Volunteering in the Caribbean

    Volunteering is an act of kindness where someone gives their free time to others and/or a certain cause. Although, at times, our kindest actions aren’t the best choices when it involves other people, this act of kindness is human nature. In a 2009 New York Times article, biologists had recently discovered a distinctive side of…

  • How to Save Money for Travel

    How to Save Money for Travel

      I was recently interviewed by Travel Latina, a platform that features women of the Latin American and Caribbean diaspora traveling the world. One of the questions, Alexandra of TL asked me was what advice I would give to those who have traveled a bit and want to travel more but don’t feel like they…