Name: Stacia Cyrene

Hometown: Talparo, Trinidad & Tobago

Current Location: Brooklyn, New York

Occupation(s): Wayfarer | Educator | Writer | Videographer | Random Day Gift-Giver

How Friends and Family describe me: Brilliant, Beautiful, Creative, Kind, Curious (inexorably so), Chaotic, and always Smiling! 🙂 Be forewarned: you’re going to see quite a number of these —> 🙂 😀 😉 around here! 

Places Visited: Australia, Cayman Islands, Barbados, Italy, Spain, Grenada, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C, Maryland, United Kingdom, San Jose, France, Monaco, Boston, Virginia, Miami, New York, New Orleans, San Diego, Philadelphia, Santa Cruz, Tampa, Vatican City, Switzerland

Favourite Travel Quote:

“The greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” –Bill Bryson

Favourite Place: Black Rock, Tobago

Favourite Travel gifts: Compass with sundial, Aviator wheeled convertible backpack, travel planner, a wide assortment of journals

Work Plans: Teaching English abroad (TESOL, TEFL), tutoring, freelance writing, virtual assistance, videography, trading

Why Paper PassagesExcited about a job abroad, but unable to apply because of residency restrictions? Been the only person from your region on a popular tour? Worried about travelling solo? Is it difficult to find flights from your not-so-popular port of entry? Are you lost on how to make a weaker dollar work in a stronger economy? Or are you struggling to disassemble the single stories others have of your culture? If you can identify with any of the above concerns, PAPER PASSAGES is for you! I am on a mission to prove that it is absolutely possible to create a life of travel notwithstanding gender, ethnicity, socio-economic standing or geographical location! Consult the Voyager Spotlights in the top menu and the Resources matrix on the homepage for insider tips. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, there’s something here for everyone! Let’s move from VISION to VOYAGE together! 

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Want to know more? Read the longer saga or contact me with questions on how I can help you start your own adventure, or  with ways in which you can assist me with mine! As we say in sweet Trinbago – “all ah we is ONE FAMILY!” 😀