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Whenever I travel, one of the main things I think about is how I am going to take care of my hair when I am overseas. And because black hair is so versatile, there isn’t one correct answer. The only correct answer is you have to do what’s best for you. I have lived in […]

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In Case You’ve Missed It Check Out How To Get Used To The Idea Of Traveling How To Pack A Carryon For 1-2 Week Trip  12 Travel Money Mistakes To Avoid

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Travel is life-changing. It has definitely changed my life. But I can also understand how it can seem intimidating, especially if you have to go it alone. However, do not let it overwhelm you or give you anxiety. Bite-Sized Pieces Whenever I have a large project in front of me, I have to break it […]

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**Please note this post was written pre-Coronavirus.  Airports can be stressful. Here are a few tips (pre-Coronavirus) to get through the airport quickly. Before Arriving, Know What Terminal Your Flight Arrives Or Departs From You can find the terminal number in your email confirmation. Check-In Before You Arrive If the option is available to you, […]

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Short answer: Honestly, I don’t know. You should ask your doctor. Longer answer: Prior to travel, you should make sure all of your routine immunizations are up-to-date. Be sure to find your child and adult immunization record books and take them to your pre-travel doctor’s appointment. During your doctor’s appointment, you can discuss which specific […]

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1. You Hang Around Too Many English Speakers If the people around you are speaking English all the time, it’s hard to practice another language. Every moment you’re speaking English is a moment you’re not practicing your target language. I’m not saying remove yourself completely from fellow English speakers because balance is a great thing. […]

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I am an advocate of traveling and international exchanges. When you travel, your assumptions and preconceptions about a country are challenged. And as you travel, you are exposed to people who might also have assumptions and stereotypes about you. For some people, this will be the first time in their lives being exposed to a […]

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As of February 2019, I have lived in India, Spain, China, and Vietnam. I have also traveled to many countries from Morocco to the Philippines. As a black woman, I am treated differently depending on the country I am in. In my opinion, traveling as an African American abroad, there is no, one set experience. […]

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The rules for packing a carryon when you check luggage are a bit different in my opinion. If you’re going on a trip where you need to check luggage (study abroad, living in a place for months to years), you can put the majority of your items in your checked luggage. For example, there is […]

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In summer 2018, I lived for three months in Vietnam. And it was also during this summer, I discovered packing cubes. What Are Packing Cubes?  Packing cubes are literally just bags that take on the shape of a rectangle. You put your items in them and they keep everything organized. I personally love packing cubes […]

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