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Cultured Black Pearl is a travel and lifestyle blog featuring solo female travel & lifestyle perspectives from around the world by a woman of color. My full-time travel journey began two years ago and within that time I’ve been able to experience the world up close and personal, one destination at a time. Through my travel blog, Cultured Black Pearl, you can join my intimate journey around the world as I travel across land and sea.

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Basque Style Cod and Freekeh

Basque Style Cod with sweet pepper, tomato sauce and Freekeh is my latest Blue Apron creation basque style cod Blue Apron continues to expose me to...

Where to stay in Athens, Greece: Crowne Plaza

Looking for a budget friendly hotel while in Athens? Then check out the Crowne Plaza in Athens City Center. It’s the perfect choice for...

Periods, Snorkels and Sharks in Diamond Head Crater

My longest flight at the time (nearly 15 years ago) was to Hawaii. My mother and I embarked on a getaway to the Big...

Riu Ocho Rios Hotel Review

In dire need to relax, I was glad to arrive at Hotel Riu in Ocho Rios since that would force me to sit still....

Bali perspectives after the trip

Bali perspectives after the trip offers a glimpse into my experience. My travel journey to Bali was beyond surreal. The culture, people, and food were all amazing....

The irony of trying to pee straight after a Brazilian bikini...

My first Brazilian bikini wax experience and what happened next... It was a typical hot summer day in New York City. I walked down 3rd...
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