I got a bit caught up and behind on today's post. But I usually celebrate Dilla Day every year by making a playlist and listening to the genius of Mr. Yancey all day. Today was no exception. James Dewitt Yancey is better known by his stage names: Jay Dee and J Dilla. Dilla was one-third … Continue reading Black History Month: Day 7 – James “J-Dilla” Yancey
Today I'll be honoring James Dewitt Yancey, who was born on this day in 1974. In preparation of that is my soundtrack for today, my own curated Dilla mix. Tune in later for more on an important figure in hip-hop music and Black History, J Dilla.
Today I'm proud to share the 2nd installment of the Travelbox History Corner, and I couldn't think of a better way to do so than to honor two of my favorite people in all of history: Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis together represent everything important in the world to me. The two were married for … Continue reading Black History Month: Day 2 – Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis
Without a dope post to step to! Ok, so I've been off the blog for a while, and I've still got at least one more post from our trip to Dubai. To be perfectly honest I've started a new role at Ajilon where I'll be using my Business Development skills to help link jobs … Continue reading It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t have left you…
As you might find out researching a destination like Dubai, there are a multitude of things to do and attractions to see. Unless you have maybe a month and deep, deep pockets there’s no way you can fit everything Dubai has to offer in one trip. For a twice in a lifetime trip like this … Continue reading Travel Box Adventures in Dubai (Part the Fifth)
I was surprised to see so many new people following our blog. You guys are awesome! We feel lucky to be able to travel and to be able to share our love with friends (old and new) and family.
I’m not Rick Ross, but at the top of the Burj Khalifa I felt like a sheikh. So far I've spent several posts talking about the great things we experienced during our journey to the Middle East. Truthfully I know I have several more posts from this trip; more than I had planned when I … Continue reading Travel Box Adventures in Dubai!! (Part 4)
Travel Box Adventures in Dubai!! (Part 3) So far in my accounting of the trip my wife and I made to the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf I discussed our flight, our hotel, and the many trips we took to the mall. But, we didn’t travel over 7000 miles just to shop. Really, we … Continue reading Two posts in two days!!
Travel Box Adventures in Dubai!! (Part 2) One of the questions our friends and family asked both before and after our trip was whether Dubai was a safe place to visit. I can absolutely tell you that we felt quite safe during our stay in Dubai, more so than Mexico or some parts of America. Most … Continue reading Tomorrow comes today!
So we think these three words: Eat Love Travel sum up important aspects of what we enjoy most in life. EAT - Delicious food is a pastime we love... watching cooking shows, trying out new recipes, making up our own recipes or even trying out new restaurants. LOVE - Love is the greatest gift of all. It … Continue reading Eat Love Travel!