This is one trip I am more than grateful I had the opportunity to go on. It literally happened in less than a month and a half. I remember a few months ago I was watching some of my favourite Beauty YouTubers vlog their experience at The Atlantis & thinking how cool it would be to go … Continue reading Paradise Found…My Week In The Bahamas (Part 1)
It's Bacchanal in January! Usually I wait until the launch of Bacchanal Friday but since I declared this year my "Carnival Year," I decided that I wanted to be there from the start. I also, wanted to scope out the costumes seeing that I am interested in playing Pretty Mas this year. I wasted no … Continue reading Now the Bacchanal Start!
Carnival in Jamaica has come & gone. Unfortunately, I didn't get to play pretty mas with Bacchanal Jamaica but luckily I did get to experience UWI Carnival. In December, I made a list of things I wanted to do in celebration of turning 30 & jumping UWI Carnival with Island Mas Jamaica was on … Continue reading #Shanny-VAL Diaries: Iz A Vagabond (My UWI CARNIVAL Experience)
"Carnival is defined as an event where many people gather to celebrate something." Jamaica's Carnival season runs from January to April. My love affair with Carnival started when I was younger. I last played mas in Kiddies Carnival when I was in first form in 1997. At that time, there were two bands "Jamaica Carnival" … Continue reading Shanny-Val Diaries: I’m In Love With The Cocoa Jouvert
My weekends are usually filled with alot of adventures so I decided to blog about my musings. Here is a recap of my weekend trods: Friday: Bacchanal Opening night at Mas Camp. I am a socaphile...I ADMIT IT. I love the gyrating and wukking up my body, so it was a no brainer that last … Continue reading Shanny’s Weekend Musings: March 7-9, 2014