For these of us who grew up within the glory of the ‘90s, Tia and Tamera Mowry had been—and nonetheless are—family names after six seasons of Sister, Sister stardom. I imply, who may overlook that theme music? The matching outfits? The bucket hat assortment of our technicolor millennial desires? The Mowry twins’ expertise and charisma at all times appeared limitless, and unsurprisingly, they’ve each gone on to guide illustrious careers and lives each on and off digicam. Now, with households of their very own, Tia and Tamera are targeted on sharing their love of journey with their respective companions and youngsters—one thing Tia has simply taken to the subsequent stage after saying the Boundless Bucket Listing Contest with Chase and Marriott Bonvoy. Right here’s every part it’s essential to know in regards to the collab, in response to Tia Mowry herself.
Inform us in regards to the Boundless Bucket Listing Contest and what it entails!
I’m very excited to be partnering with Chase and Marriott Bonvoy, primarily due to this initiative—they worth the significance of touring, which is a precedence of mine. [We] got the chance to discover the world at a younger age as a result of my mother and father had been within the military, and it modified me as an individual. Journey simply opens up your world and thoughts to different cultures, meals, and folks, [and] you grow to be a extra well-rounded particular person, so I like that the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless card provides everybody the chance to expertise that.
The competition can also be actually accessible—anybody can enter (you don’t must be a cardholder), and all you need to do is make a Pinterest board and create a brief video or essay describing your bucket record journey and why it’s vital to you, et cetera. Three winners shall be chosen [after the contest ends on October 6th], and each will obtain their dream journey price as much as $50,000, which shall be deliberate for them by a luxurious journey firm.
Okay, that’s a reasonably candy deal. Are there any limits to what a bucket record journey submission may appear like?
It may be actually wherever on this planet [with a Marriott Bonvoy hotel]!
Unbelievable. What would your bucket record journey appear like?
Mine is to journey with my son in Japan, going to a number of the greatest sushi eating places (we love sushi), ramen, and the gardens on the Ritz Tokyo. My son loves Japanese tradition and so do I—the meals, the sweetness…he’s even an anime fan. I can’t wait to even simply odor the smells, style the tastes, and bask in all of what Tokyo has to supply. One other bucket record vacation spot could be a women’ journey within the Caribbean, both to Eleuthera or Anguilla.
Inform us extra about your travels with your loved ones!
[We recently took our] children to Europe! Portofino, Florence [where I studied abroad], Tuscany, and the south of France. We street tripped from Portofino to Florence and stopped on the tower of Pisa, and and I began crying as a result of I used to be there 20 years in the past, and to come back again as a mom so lengthy after was simply so lovely. The Duomo in Florence, too, and with the ability to inform my son the tales of my expertise there after I was 20 years outdated—it feels so good. We made pizza collectively—my son shares my love of cooking.
Rising up, you traveled rather a lot together with your mother and father whereas they had been within the navy—why is it vital to you that your children have the chance to see the world such as you did?
If extra individuals may journey and expertise different cultures, the world could be a greater place. I would like my children to have the ability to find out about different cultures and get out of their consolation zone, as a result of I actually really feel such as you develop. And for me, recollections are every part, and I like creating recollections with my kids at such a younger age that they’ll take with them into maturity, and hopefully do the identical with their children.
[Photos courtesy Tia Mowry]