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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
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
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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
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
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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