Archives for January 2014

I’m Back and Blogging!!

Hello Everyone!!If you're one of the readers who have been reading my blog Black Chick in Saudi from way back, then you know I haven't written in awhile. I even considered abandoning this blog, for a variety of reasons. However, I received yet another email today in which someone was asking whether … [Read more...]

Fun Stuff: 50 Things Every Traveler Should Know

This is a fun infographic that I came across. It's fun. It shows us 50 things that will make us all more culturally aware of the countries we visit, and better travelers in general. So, of course, I had to share it with you. I knew 21 of these, which makes me a "Wandering wayfarer." How many of … [Read more...]

Black History in Kansas City

Anyone who has heard me talk about Kansas City know that I have nothing but love for this city. It's friendly, there's plenty to do, and there  is a ton of great restaurants, and of course there's barbecue. :) Kansas City made it as my favorite new city that I visited in 2013. So, I wasn't surprised … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Travel Talk with Terri: Basic Travel Photography Tips

Those of us who enjoy travel photography and are either pursuing it professionally, or are just enthusiasts put a lot of time and energy into learning their camera and their craft. This involves continuing education, workshops, and a huge amount of time actually practicing taking photos. In the … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Travel Talk with Terri: Hotel vs. Apartment Rentals

How do I decide whether to stay in a hotel or to rent an apartment? I have three main criteria, and only one of them is cost. This question is answered in this episode of Travel Talk with Terri: Hotel vs. Apartment Rentals. [youtube][/youtube] Do you have travel related … [Read more...]

Paris: The Second Time Around

The first time I visited Paris was in 2001. I had an awful experience. It seemed that where ever we went people were rude and unhelpful. I found the cafes with their tightly packed tables unromantic and stifling. I found the city filthy, and the subways stinky. As we sat in the Jardin des Tuileries, … [Read more...]