Author: Dreams in Heels

The “King of Cocktails” Martini – National #MartiniDay Ketel One Drink Recipes

As you know, the martini is the “King of Cocktails” or so we are told by our friends and insiders at Ketel One Vodka. Also, when you ask any talented bartenders at celebrated bars around the globe, they will offer their own entertaining and educational takes on the origin of this famous cocktail: who created the first martini, where the name came from, and what makes it “filthy.” Every bartender will have their own preferred ratios of gin or vodka with vermouth, favored garnishes, and if they prefer it “shaken or stirred.” In honor of this National holiday, Martini...

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Discovering My Paternal Cuban Roots And Finally Connecting With My Dad!

This year has been an interesting one between me and my father. Reflecting on my childhood, even though I was raised without my dad, and grew up on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico, I was always told, “You are so much like your father!”  I was finally able to see the truth behind this statement by learning more about him and my Afro-Cuban roots. Baby Olga Maria Father’s Day has never really been a holiday for me, since I never had a reason to celebrate it. As a kid, it was harder to understand why my dad wasn’t...

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How this portable wifi device saves me money and keeps me connected around the world

One of the most frequent questions I’m asked by readers and followers is, “How do you keep connected on the go, especially during international travel?” This is one of the best-kept secrets of every blogger, vlogger, influencer, entrepreneur or wonder women (multi-tasker) who you see always present on Facebook Live, Instagram Stories or just Snapping selfies to share with the world! The answer is that we have a portable pocket wifi device which not only keeps us connected while traveling abroad, but also saves money on international data roaming and provides unlimited data. Well, want to find out more?...

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5 Easy Ways to Make Money While Traveling

You know that one friend who always seems to have an endless supply of money to travel the world? You know, the one whose Instagram haunts you and fills you with equal parts jealousy, pride and rage. Unless this person was born into wealth, they are probably funding their travels with some sort of work while traveling and there is nothing stopping you from doing the same thing. It may be scary to quit a stable, 9-5 job, but taking a year to travel the world is something you will never regret. Plus, if you can work out a...

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Summer Must-Haves for Your Travel Adventures

With the arrival of summer come a slew of travel plans. There are so many options out there! You can opt to sunbathe on some Hawaiian beaches, explore the Great Barrier Reef, ride scooters through the streets of Milan, or drink wine with the Northern Lights in Iceland. No matter where you end up though, there are a few travel essentials that you simply must have for your travel adventures this summer.   Portable Charger If there is one thing you will probably be using a lot, it is your cell phone. From using it for directions to snapping...

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