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Gain insight into what it is like to be an African American abroad from the stories of Black travelers who venture around the globe.

A Guide to Visiting Qatar: Places to Visit in Doha

By Nicole Brewer Greetings globetrotters! I hope you all are well. Recently a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting Doha, Qatar during my winter break. It was the first time in almost 7 years that I visited the region and I had a lovely time. Below check out my...

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Laya Cafe Four Seasons Doha Review

By Nicole Brewer Greetings globetrotters! I recently had the pleasure of enjoying a delicious meal at Laya Cafe situated in the Four Seasons Doha. Laya Cafe was recently renovated and it was easy to see that everyone enjoyed the new aesthetic and relaxing decor....

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More than 50 Active Facebook Travel Groups to Join in 2024

Reading Time: 6 minutes Facebook groups are valuable forums for connecting with others in your local community or around the globe. Being in the travel niche especially I've found Facebook groups great places to… The post More than 50 Active Facebook Travel Groups to...

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Dusit D2 Naseem Resort Jabal Akhdar Review

By Nicole Brewer Greetings globetrotters! I hope that you’ve been well and are having a Happy New Year! I had the luxury of enjoying the first weekend of 2024 completing a stay at the tranquil Dusit D2 Naseem Resort on Jabal Akhdar mountain. The Location It is...

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More than Havana: 5 Other Must-Visit Destinations in Cuba

Reading Time: 3 minutes Only visiting Havana on your trip to Cuba is a tragedy. The country has so much diversity and experience to offer right outside of the city! The post More than Havana: 5 Other Must-Visit Destinations in Cuba appeared first on Packs Light.

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My focus word for 2024

Every year, I pick out a focus word. A word that governs various aspects of my life that year in lieu of resolutions: Focus (2009), discipline (2010), growth (2011),  nurture (2012),  surrender (2013),  challenge (2014), connect (2015), ...

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Sole DXB Hip hop 50

Greetings globetrotters, Happy Holidays! It’s our hope that you are enjoying today’s winter solistice. I had the pleasure of attending Sole DXB a couple weeks ago in Dubai and it was an epic affair as always. I attended amazing talks by the likes of Joey Badass, Karl...

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10 Fun Things to Do On and Off the Strip in Las Vegas

Are you planning a Las Vegas adventure beyond the Strip? Start with this curated list of fun, off the beaten path activities both on and off The Strip! Las Vegas, the city of lights and non-stop entertainment, offers a myriad of experiences beyond the famous Strip....

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These Are the 6 Best Parfum de Marly Perfumes for Women

In the world of luxury fragrances, Parfums de Marly stands as a niche house known for opulence and sophistication. These are the top 6 perfumes for women: Renowned for their exquisite craftsmanship and dedication to creating olfactory masterpieces, Parfums de Marly...

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Reflecting on my year of grace

What a year. Wars. Unfathomable suffering. Hate. Bigotry. Genocides. Natural disasters. People dying way too young. Right-wing rising. Decades of trying to create equity eroding. Emotional and mental breakdown at every turn. After every news report. 2023 is certainly...

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These are the 15 Best Gifts for the Beach Lovers in Your Life

Who doesn’t love the ocean? If you’re looking for the best gifts for the beach lover in your life, look no further! Do you have someone in your life that loves the beach? Dive into a world where sun, sand, and surf converge with our guide to beach gifts, each item...

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5 Must Have Gifts for Perfume Lovers

Do you have a fraghead in your life? Here are 5 fragrance gifts for perfume lovers! Whether you’re seeking a thoughtful present for a seasoned fragrance connoisseur or looking to introduce someone to the subtle art of scent, our selection caters to diverse tastes and...

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Dubai Butterfly Garden Review (Negative)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Vacation in Dubai? Love! Dubai Butterfly Garden? Not my favorite. If you love butterflies, I'd skip it. Here's why... The post Dubai Butterfly Garden Review (Negative) appeared first on Packs Light.

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