Category Archives: Kandia Johnson

Should I Date While Traveling Solo?!

Couple on Vacation I could go on and on telling you many reasons why you should date while traveling solo. It’s an incredibly romantic way to explore the city, a chance at meeting “the one,” try something new, blah, blah, blah. But each experience is unique. Ultimately, the decision starts with instinct. You know that mysterious gut feeling, sixth sense, subtle clue--whatever the hell want to call it, trust and Read more »

Travel Savvy Thursday: Stylish Sightseeing Bags

Travel Savvy Sightseeing bags Whether I'm traveling locally around town or far off to some exotic destination, a stylish but functional sightseeing bag is a must. Non-functioning, heavy weight bags will kill your back and distract you from having the experience of a lifetime. Invest in a bag that's small enough and light enough to carry easily all day. My ideal bag is small to medium-sized, has multi-compartments, perfect for Read more »

Paris in the Spring

5605071049_654421a993 Any time of year I can find things to love about every corner in Paris. But Spring in Paris calls for delightful discoveries of hidden courtyards, blossoming gardens, city fairs and even the architecture comes alive. Sure the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and  Louvre Museum are a must see, but with longer days and warmer temperatures among the beautiful cobblestone streets of Paris you can take Read more »

Lets Chat…Beyonce & Jay-Z Vacation in Cuba, Should We Care?!

beyonce-jay-z-cuba-anniversary-650-430 Jay-Z & Beyoncé jetted off to Cuba to celebrate their five-year anniversary and many Cuban-American activist are pissed! Cuba is recognized as a communist country known for corruption and violence under Fidel Castro's regime, including torturing and murdering political prisoners and innocent families. Unfortunately like many other countries, human rights conditions in Cuba remain poor and fundamental Read more »

A Travelista’s Guide to Double-Duty Beauty Products

Kandia's beauty products I fly several times a month.  After several failed attempts at sneaking 5 or more bottles of toiletries into a tiny zip lock bag to meet those annoying 311 TSA requirements, I’ve got my small number of beauty products that make the biggest impact down to a science.  From tinted moisturizers to all-in-one color sticks that work on lips, cheeks, and eyes, double duty means one less item in my makeup Read more »

Confessions of a Foodaholic in South Africa

Kandia making Eish Masri or Egyptian pita bread I've traveled to some of the best foodie destinations in the world--Paris, Florence, San Francisco, Thailand, Barcelona and Charleston, to name a few. But for many years, Africa flew under my radar. Before I go on about my tasty African favorites, let me confess--I’m a bit obsessed with food. While other travelers are considering safety and things to do before booking a trip, I’m researching Read more »


Kandia Johnson

Kandia is a globetrotter, foodie, and fashion enthusiast, obsessed with stalking the globe one city at a time. She blogs about her “love” of all things that inspire her at