Guest Writer: A Black Girl’s Guide to Studying Abroad in Valparaiso, Chile!

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Meet Tiana (left) and Angel (right)--two brown girls who met while studying abroad in Chile! ☺   Valparaíso, Chile, with its art-splashed buildings, … [Read more...]

JQ Abroad Open Thread: Share Your Overseas Experiences!

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Hi ladies, it’s been a long time since I’ve written here and it got me thinking that it’s high time that we shared our overseas experiences. This is … [Read more...]

So Bueno: The Caribbean Coast of Mexico

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If you’re looking for Mexico holidays then you should definitely consider heading for the coast of the Caribbean. The area is a paradise stretch of … [Read more...]

BB&W Partners with Black Girl Travel To Bring Up-Close-and-Personal Experience from Europe


Beyond Black & White is the first blog to feature the wandering escapades in Europe chronicled from Fleace Weaver, founder of Black Girl Travel … [Read more...]

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.

Gabrielle Turnquest, lawyer, barrister, United Kingdom, England, history, Virginia, University of Virginia, fashion, world record, Bahamas, international, college, higher education, successful black girl, teenager,

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


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!


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...]