Kristin Braswell, Writer, Producer, Traveler
Posted on January 13, 2015 by K. Braswell on Interviews

British Singer FKA Twigs Talks Music, Finding Her Voice, and Those Famous Baby Hairs (Essence.com)

There’s something peculiar yet familiar about British singer FKA Twigs. Perhaps it’s the way her voice, cloaked in vulnerability, echoes into a crowd, or how her baby hair sprawls across her face like your favorite homegirl’s hairstyle back in the day. Born in Gloucestershire, U.K. as Tahliah Barnett to a part-Spanish mother and Jamaican father, Twigs embodies […]

Posted on by K. Braswell on Travel

Make Barbados Your Next Travel Destination (Ebony.com)

Waists winding and “wukkin’ up” in unison to a sweet symphony of soca, cups of rum punch held high during a beach fete, bodies covered in paint and a sore legs the next morning …. welcome to Barbados’ 12 week long celebration, Crop Over. During my second visit to the easternmost Caribbean island of Barbados, I […]

Posted on December 29, 2014 by K. Braswell on Travel

One Day in Sonoma Valley (Jetsetter)

For full wine indulgence, turn over the wheel to someone else like Vin de Luxe Luxury Wine Tours. Start with a Mexican breakfast at El Molino Central, which serves classics like the chilaquiles merida and Blue Bottle Coffee (a Bay Area favorite). Grab a seat near the kitchen to watch the staff hand-press tortillas (you can buy some to […]