DC Restaurants Maketto
Travel

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
Fashion & Beauty

Summer in the City – A Style Guide

This summer, I have a job in Washington DC with a commute of 2.5hours...each way. It's not easy, but picking out fun things to wear to work each day has been great! It's my first office job post-college so I try to go for…

July 19, 2016
3 hours in Warsaw
Travel

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
Travel

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
Travel

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
Education & Career

7 Key Take-Aways from She Hive NYC

When I came back from France, I visited my alma mater and then stayed in New York for a few weeks. While there, I caught up with friends, re-evaluated my life and sought out opportunities that would align with my life goals. That is…

June 24, 2016
Nkem Story

8 Months in Paris – Goal Audit

It's been almost a month since I left France and while I'm still processing and debriefing my experience (aka, having croissant withdrawals), I thought I could take a moment and reflect on the goals I had for myself before leaving. While the past few…

June 1, 2016
Travel

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