Five Totally Unusual Ways to Travel Alone and Still Have a Great Time

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I know who you are...I see the stats. You're single, young, educated, and have some money. So why haven't you traveled abroad to discover the world … [Read more...]

Be Inspired: Gabrielle Turnquest Passes Bar At 17 And Breaks 600 Year Old Record in the U.K.

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I just got wind of this news coming from across the pond, and it is the perfect example of what young Black women can achieve when given the … [Read more...]

Eating in Dublin and Swirling

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  I spent a wonderful four days in Dublin, after 14 months teaching English in S. Korea. So far almost 2 weeks after leaving Mumbai, India and … [Read more...]

Film Review: The Sapphires

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Did you know the U.S. Army hired entertainers for the troops during the Vietnam War? Did you know one such group of singers – The Sapphires – hailed … [Read more...]

Why I am considering moving to New Zealand

The world is becoming more globally connected, and as an American black woman I want to get with it and I suggest those of you who are willing to do … [Read more...]

Want To Marry a Kiwi Guy? New Zealand is Ripe for IR!

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For as long as I have been coaching black women wanting to date and marry internationally, I have been asked what countries are best for swirling. … [Read more...]

Niala: Dress Smart Like a London Lass

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Walking the streets of London is equivalent to walking down a haute couture runway. When I leave my flat, I have to keep up with the well-dressed … [Read more...]

Are the Brits Down with the Swirl? YES.

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Turning heads, coy smiles, and sudden attempts at conversation: things I experience everyday down in London. I’m going to answer the question I’m sure … [Read more...]

Question of the Week: English White Guy Asks Me How to Meet Black Women

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I received this note from "J," a young man living in England who is interested in black women, but it unsure how to approach them. After you read … [Read more...]

Want to Get Your Degree Overseas — for Free?

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I have always been a go getter. When I was a teenager in high school, the opportunity came to be a summer student in Mexico. I along with a few … [Read more...]

Take Your Show (a)broad!

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Ladies, many of you want to go to Europe, Asia or Australia. I am an advocate of international travel if for nothing else, the experience, different … [Read more...]