Let me start by saying that this was by far the shortest trip I’d ever taken! The best part about it was that it was spur of the moment and I only spent five bucks. Don’t believe me? Well keep reading about how I only spent five hours and five dollars at The Golden Nugget in Lake Charles Louisiana. It was a … Continue Reading

Since I was younger, I’ve always been quite particular about things being a certain way. My particularity ranged from the way my hair looked, what outfits I wore, my belongings had to be organized, and especially towards any activity or project I engaged in. Basically anything I touched had to be great. So when did I realize … Continue Reading

I’ve been living in Houston all my life, but my mother was actually born and raised in Lexington Kentucky. My grandparents moved her and my uncle to Texas when they were teenagers and never intended on moving back. Since I was 4 years old, my mom would send my brother and I down to Lexington to … Continue Reading

I believe the secret to finding happiness is reflection and gratitude. Although I’m still figuring things out, I wouldn’t wish to be anyone else but Taylor. I can’t deny the fact that I’m truly blessed and I wouldn’t be the person that I am today if it wasn’t for my favorite person in the world, Mama. … Continue Reading

Good day everyone! For the past 3 1/2 years, I’ve traveled more than I’ve ever had in my life. On my departures, I always bring a sturdy travel backpack. This particular bag is very reliable and has a ton of space for all of my possessions. Perfect for road trips and using as a carry-on item for plane rides. … Continue Reading

I have a confession to make. I haven’t published any blog posts in the month of March. The reason wasn’t because of laziness or procrastination. I basically caught a cold case of the blues that lasted the whole 31 days of March. Why? Well, I wasn’t aware of the cause early on but I knew … Continue Reading

A road trip can be many things: stimulating, tiresome, soothing, nerve wracking, etc. Ultimately, the journey is what you make of it. Though what’s bound to occur could be unpredictable, there are ways to make a road trip very sustainable. I’ve compiled a set of Do’s and Don’ts while traveling on the road. It’s a combination of “Road Trip Etiquette” and my … Continue Reading

On countless travel ventures, I’ve had my fair share of being accompanied by family members and close friends. From personal experience, I’m pretty confident to say that I’ve mastered the art of assembling the most ideal group of people to travel with. Each personality plays a significant role towards making a travel trip worthwhile. Here’s my list of 5 types of people that would make … Continue Reading

Good day everyone! This month I spent an entire week in the Bay Area, specifically San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose California. A pretty cool part about this trip was that this very week was Super Bowl 50, which was hosted in San Francisco. Check me out at the NFL Experience! Besides taking part in all of … Continue Reading

Great day everyone! I’m feeling pretty thrilled and extremely grateful right now. Taylor Takes a Trip has only been active for a month now and I’ve already been selected as a nominee for the Liebster Award. I would like to send a special thanks to Candace Boggan of Candace Travels for the nomination. Candace is a travel … Continue Reading