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Summer Essentials // 6 Must-Haves

Hey Guys!!

If you can’t tell by now I LOVE summer! Since I also live on an island where it’s practically summer 365 days a year, why not? If you’re unsure what to do this summer check out my list of 10 Activities to do. However, today I’m here to share 6 of my “must have” items for the season!

BIKINIS/SWIMSUITS

It doesn’t matter where you are *well once it’s summer* you NEED a bikini. Even if you don’t have remote access to a beach, check out a pool or water park. These are two styles I’ve been eyeing for this summer; I found these from instagram: neishonline & hibootyswim *haven’t purchased, pretty sure they’re on other sites*

   

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10 Activities To Do This Summer

Woohoo It’s finally Summer.

Well, it officially started last week Wednesday with the longest day of the year.

By now, school should be out and I know most of you have been looking forward to this season for a time to relax.  Usually on summer vacations however, after the first two weeks when you’re all caught up on rest it starts to get boring.

That’s why I’m here to help you out!
If you know you’ll have a lot of free time and unsure of what to do with it, check out my list of activities you can do this summer.

P.S. – Even if you’re not free from school (summer semester) and have extra time on weekends/after work feel free to try an activity.

GET CRAFTY

Check out Pinterest for Summer DIYs that you can do in your spare time. Maybe there was a project you saw somewhere that you always wanted to do? You can make a few things to redecorate your room/apartment/office and even gift them to friends/family.

DIYs for Room Decor

BE ACTIVE

Okay, maybe you didn’t work on that Summer body during the spring or had enough time during school. Well now you have all the time to get your body ready for the next season. Generally though you should always try to remain active for good health. Try a recreational sport, join a gym or simply walk/run in your neighborhood.

Read good books, eat well or at least well enough, be active, sleep. Start caring for oneself. Spring.  Rebirth.  Metaphor. Words.

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Travel

Montserrat // Weekend Trip Review Pt 1

*Phew* FINALLY!

So, let’s see….I told you how to pack for a weekend trip, showed you pictures from my trip then gave you a few things to do if you decided to visit. Well now it’s time for me to tell you what I did for those five days and how much I enjoyed this trip!

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5 Things To Do In Montserrat

Hey Guys!

As promised, here is my third post in relation to my travel weekend for Easter (First, Second). Known as The Emerald isle of the Caribbean, Montserrat provides nothing but lush surroundings, perfect for relaxing or exploring. These are five activities I would suggest to keep you active during your stay. However, I’m pretty sure you can find many others around the island.

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Photo Diary // Montserrat

Hey guys, guess who’s backkkk!!

For those of you that don’t know, I went to Montserrat for the Easter Weekend. It’s been a long five days with so much to tell, but first I’ll get you started on a few pictures from my trip. Then later this week I’ll share a few things to do while on the island as well as a review of my weekend.

Enjoy + check out my Instagram.

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National Flower of Montserrat – Heliconia

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Weekend Getaway // What’s in my bag?

Hey Guyyysss

Guess what’s this weekend……..Easter “holiday”

That means it’s a long weekend (no work Friday and Monday). However, that doesn’t matter to me, but for those employed *yay!*
This is my first Easter weekend being home since 2012; usually we (my family and I) go camping on one of the neighboring islands. However I felt like doing something different this year, so my best friend and I decided to go to Montserrat!
It was probably her idea initially and I just jumped at the opportunity. =)

Weekend Getaway

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Sunday Funday // A Beach Photo Diary

Hey Guys!!

Look what made a comeback, yep #SundayFunday. I’ve been inside quite a lot these past few weeks, but I made it outside yesterday! Just like most of my other Sunday adventure posts, I made it to the beach; well more specifically, Maiden Island.

Maiden Island is a small offshore island about 10 minutes by boat from Antigua (depending on where you’re departing from). You can walk around the island and see different views, some of Antigua, Jumby Bay ( a popular Rosewood Resort) and another offshore island in the distance. One side of the island has a dock for access onto the island; this side is also preferred for swimming activities. The other side is usually windier and surrounded by seaweed.

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Caribbean Bucket List

For the new year “As Told by Ali” will be making some changes all in hopes of getting better.

Therefore, since part of my blog is about adventure you may have seen a few #SundayFunday posts where I go out and enjoy all my island has to offer. My life long goal like everyone else is to travel the world and learn as much as I can about each country.

There are 196 countries in the world; not limiting myself I decided that it would be a great idea to explore my own backyard ~ The Caribbean Region ~ as well.

The islands which make up the region can vary greatly, but to me I consider anything touching the Caribbean sea as a Caribbean island. As beautiful as my own island may be it’s always nice to see what makes other islands just as spectacular. I tried my best to shorten my list, so here are my six main places that I would love to visit *in no particular order*:

JAMAICA

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Sunday Funday // Happy New Year

Hey Guys!!

How cool is it that New Year’s day falls on a Sunday? Not only do we get an extra day for a holiday, but it just makes the celebration even more worth it. Before we get into my first adventure of the year…..

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It’s 2017! A whole new year, 365 days, 365 new chances; Let’s make the BEST of it! Continue reading “Sunday Funday // Happy New Year”