• Driving in New Zealand

    When I travel, I never drive. It is usually a cab, uber, or metro. So for the work assignment, I had to drive in New Zealand. I have never driven on the wrong side of the road. I learned the highways

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  • Oh boy, a long flight!

    I am the person who chases frequent flyer points.  I had the option to fly Air New Zealand/United which would have given me  three connections - MIA to LAX, LAX to AKL, AKL to CHC.   I couldn't

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  • Haitian Flag Day – Our Heritage!

    In one of my blogs, I wrote about my journey to the Motherland - Haiti (http://www.internationalcaty.com/travel/a-journey-back-to-the-motherland-haiti/) and today is Haitian Flag.  To be brutally

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  • Traveling while Single

    Are we so afraid to be single that we may inadvertently put ourselves in harms way during our travels? Recently, I read a post where a young lady met a person on Tinder(online dating app) in

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  • Can I come?

    On one of the groups I follow on Facebook, a person asked “How do you handle when people ask if they can go with you when you travel?” There were over 50 comments. The majority stated that they

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  • Traveling with Strangers

    Have you traveled with someone you barely know? In April 2016, a Facebook friend tagged me on a airfare post from Miami to Quito for $179.  I immediately in-boxed her and said "Do you want to

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  • Weekend Getaway – Quito Ecuador

    Yesterday (May 7), I did the Otavolo Cayambe Equator Cuicocha Full-day cultural tour via Viator. The local tour was $60 and it included lunch. I know that there are people who like to explore on

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  • So is traveling internationally expensive

    Edited in Lumia Selfie So you think traveling is expensive especially international. Guess what it isn't! A month ago, I d ecided to do a weekend trip Quito Ecuador - 2 nights/3day. My ticket

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  • Being Comfortable with being Uncomfortable

    Last weekend I did another local adventure. I found a Groupon deal to see Andy Grammer in concert at the FontaineBLEAU LIVE in Miami Beach, Florida. The deal included a 3-course dinner and an open

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  • Haitian Delicacy – Griot

    As I am sitting here at my desk this morning, I am thinking about another Haitian delicacy and most loved dishes - Griot. Griot (pronounced gree-oh) consist of big chunks of pork shoulder that is

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