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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
Nkem Story Travel

As I board the plane for France…

As my last few hours in the U.S. come to a close, I reflect on this summer and look forward to my time in France. This is going to be my first time in Europe and I feel something I've never felt when embarking…

September 20, 2015