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Foto Friday: Lagos with a view

My first week in Lagos has definitely had its ups, downs & memorable moments, but one thing I’ve really appreciated is how beautiful this city is. It can be hard to see sometimes when you’re walking down the street and there’s trash, car exhaust and all…

October 21, 2016
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Summer in the City – Go to Eateries

No matter how in denial I am, summer is wrapping up, but we still have to make the most of every day that we have left!! Continuing my summer in the city series, I present my favorite places to eat here in DC! I really…

September 20, 2016
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How to spend 3 Hours in Warsaw

My initial impression of Warsaw was that it was a boring city. And that could very well hold through considering it's the business center of Poland (think Milan in Italy). But underneath the drab architecture and hurrying residents, lies a powerful and fascinating history.…

July 16, 2016
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24 Hours in Budapest

My 24 hours in Budapest started off looking like they would be a disaster, and or just never happen. I was flying in from Istanbul, Jasmine and I got up early to take a taxi to the airport. My boarding pass didn’t have my…

July 15, 2016
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5 Days in Istanbul: Food, Friends, and being a Black Girl

Like any adventure that is motivated by a desire for sunlight, we headed east. Jasmine and I spent five days adventuring through Istanbul. We saw a lot and learned even more. Below are the highlights of our trip. It was hard not to include…

June 26, 2016
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A Weekend in Normandy

Two weekends ago, some friends and I adventured our way through Normandy on an "organized" excursion.While there was more than a few hick-ups along the way, the beautiful views of St. Michel and the sleepy and picturesque Deauville more than made up for it.…

February 11, 2016
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Week 1 in Paris – Lessons & Observations

While this post is long overdue, much of its production actually did occur in the first week. Below you'll find many of the things I experienced and learned as I set foot in Paris for the first time. This is my first time in Europe,…

December 1, 2015
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Paris: 1st Impressions + Day 1

As my day here comes to a close, I'm so thankful for the past 24+ hours. So many things are going right and I can already tell that my time here in Paris will be a magical one. My first thoughts as I left…

September 21, 2015