Stay Home For What?!?!

Stay Home For What’s 1 Year Blogiversary!!

5 Joys of Blogging/Vlogging Has it been a year ALREADY???? It seems like it was just last month........... I returned from Miami, Dubai, Brazil and Cozumel all within the first 2 months of 2015! It also seems like yesterday when my friend Rebecca emailed me and said, "Keisha, you should start a blog about your travels." I have been seriously traveling since 2006, now that I am thinking back I don’t know why I never thought about it. It was enough for me to share my pictures with my friends on FB, but I thought what the hell. How hard could it be???? #1 SOMETHING NEW Well........................THIS 'ish is HARD!!!!!!!!!!!!…
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No Longer a Virgin…. Trinidad Carnival Part 2

[caption id="attachment_558" align="aligncenter" width="295"] On the Stage!!!!![/caption] [embed]https://youtu.be/SmZJMs-P4bg[/embed]   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdKLZW-r-FM[/embed]   Trinidad Carnival 2016   February 3-11, 2016 Hyatt Hotel - $1063 1 Wrightson Rd, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (8 nights/4 people to a room) Playing Mas w/Tribe - $1068 Venus Fly Trap $815.83/ Tennis Shoes $25/ Additional Collar $150/ T-shirt $28/ Make up $48.88 Pampering - $493 Mani-pedi $65/ Wax 113.00/ Hair $220/ Body Scrub $95 Fetes - $798 Beach House $225/ Soca Brain Wash $148.50/ Sunny Side Up $132/ Party Bus Transportation to SSU 26.62/Brian Lara $265 Day Trip to Tobago - $148 Airfare $48/ Private Booze Cruise and Transportation $100 Disposable Cash - For taxis, food, drinks…
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No Longer a Virgin..….Trinidad Carnival Part 1

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am not much of a club girl or party animal. I am not one for large crowds and dealing with drunk idiots. However, I do love to dance and one thing I loved most about Trinidad's Carnival celebration was the fetes. Definition - A fete: to fete; feting: Not to be confused with an informal “lime”, a fete is a full-blown party with copious amounts of food and drink. The more crowded the fete, the better. Music and dancing are essential elements. Carnival season consists of A LOT of fetes all times of the day, every day! Fetes are much like people - They come in…
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2015 Year in Review and What’s Coming In 2016

Hey everyone, I know I'm a few days late, but I just wanted to say Happy New Year, give you a 2015 recap and tell you what I have planned for 2016! [embed]http://youtu.be/xzZiIdxF8ag[/embed] OH and I forgot to mention that I had my first hostel experience in London! It was different, but good. I would do it again.......let me be more specific...I would stay there in that hostel in London again!! LMAO! London Recap coming........   @StayHomeForWhat  
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Weekend Recap – Christmas in an Iglu

Heeeeelllll-oooooooo Everyone! Let's get straight to it. For Christmas, a friend of mine suggested we go stay in some Igloos and you should know by now......as crazy as some ideas seem, I turn nothing down! You will never know what you like or dislike if you don’t try it, RIGHT?????? Well here is the review!! Enjoy! [embed]http://youtu.be/oAhSvRy8XHQ[/embed] The Igloos are a 45 drive from Innsbruck. In case of extreme weather you MUST HAVE SNOW CHAINS. Igloo Details: Iglu Village Kühtai - Please note you cannot check in until 5pm. Rates: Start at 109€ per person/per night. We paid 133€ per person/per night because of the holiday weekend. Web: www.iglu-village.at Email:…
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Wednesday Weekend Recap – Malta

In my 12 Countries in 12 months quest........My 11th country this year was Malta. [embed]http://youtu.be/Ru9icj94fQ0[/embed] I visited Malta over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. Malta's tourist season is from the end of May until the end of October. You will find a lot of stores, restaurants and museums closed during the off season. The best reason to go during the off season is NO ONE is THERE!! You can get amazing pictures and enjoy the island without a million tourists. PLEASE be advised that during the off season it can get a little chilly with high winds, be prepared with a heavy coat, scarf and gloves just in case. The local's…
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10 Things I’ve Learned Since I’ve Moved to Italy

I moved to Italy on May 1st of this year and so far it has been amazing! I absolutely love it here. Here are a few things I have learned since living here. 1) You must have patience to live or even visit here. If you thought CP time was bad, IP time is on a whole other level! It's okay to be late for dinner reservations. And it's not surprising for an establishment to not open on time. Just be patient. 2) There are pizzaerias and gelato shops on every corner. No, really EVERY SINGLE corner. 3) Gas is outrageous!! I know why Italians bike everywhere. 4) Italian restaurants…
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Firenze (Florence) Weekend Recap

  [embed]http://youtu.be/k3xo4yPeVZI[/embed] Hotel: Best Western Grand Hotel Adriatico Via Maso Finiguerra 9 Santa Maria Novella 50123 Florence  - There are plenty of hotels in the area. All are within walking distance to major sites and within walking distance to the bus and train station. Use this addres as a guide. Make Reservations! Especially if you really want to eat at a specific place, just to guarantee your spot! We had dinner @ Acqua al Due Via della Vigna Vecchia 40/R 50122, Florence, Italy They have the best sampler menu! There's a sampler platter for salads, pasta, the main course and the desert! AMAZING!!! You can try a little bit of everything.…
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The Quest for the Perfect Octoberfest

This year I went to 2 Octoberfest festivals in 2 different locations and I notice a few slight differences. Are you going to Munich just to check it off the bucket list? Let me compare the 2 for you. I attended the Cannstatter Volksfest on September 27 and the Munich Octoberfest on October 3, 2015. THE FACTS First note, the Volksfest begins one week later than the Oktoberfest. Both festivals have "tents," which I thought were actually tents..........(a sad American). I was looking for pitched TENTS....LMAO!! These "tents" are actually big wooden halls. They are pretty cool too. In Munich, it's pretty hard to get a seat inside the tent…
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Dirndl 101

My friends, Lacey and Kim, invited me to go to Volksfest in Stuttgart (a smaller version of the Munich Octoberfest) with them, under the condition that I had to wear a Dirndl. My resposnse was, "OK!!!" But listen.............I had no idea what the hell a dirndl was nor did I care.............bcos who turns down an opportunitry to dress up and have fun???? Obviously not me!!!   My question to Lacey and Kim was, "Where could I find one?" Well they sent me to http://www.dirndl.com I spent 4 days seaching this website for the perfect dirndl!! There are so many choices....so many colors, different prices, fabric types and lenghs! I was overwhelmed,…
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