Even from London, BB&W Intern Niala Nags Us Like Aunt Ethel to Get Out and Vote Today.


I walked into a local London thrift store, and saw Obama’s Audacity of Hope laying in a shelf. I jokingly said, “I should probably read this being … [Read more...]

So you wanna go to a film festival? Part II


Here’s part 2 of my experience at the Toronto International Film Festival (known as TIFF) a few weeks ago. You can read part 1 here … [Read more...]

Some Really Good Reasons You Should Check Out the Fall Film Festivals, Part I


The fall film festival season is upon us! With Toronto, Venice and New York behind us, BFI is underway in London and AFI is coming up in Los Angeles. … [Read more...]

What do you do with your hair when you go on vacation? Oneika the Traveller talks hair and travel

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Black women, what do you do with your hair when you go on vacation?  I usually struggle. For those of you who don't read my blog, I chopped my hair … [Read more...]

Travel Abroad and Leave the How-to-Catch-a-Man Books Behind!

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By Jamerican Queen I’ve read many entries on how to attract a man on several blogs including this one and they seem like great pointers…until I … [Read more...]

Amongst Greece’s Economic Woes, BB&W Intern, Niala, Finds Beauty in the Ancient Land


Before I went to Greece, I pictured it looking like the movie Mamma Mia or the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. I expected to be surrounded by blue … [Read more...]

Niala’s 19th Birthday Bash in London!!


My mom always told me as you get older you get less excited for your birthday. As a kid I never believed her. I was always excited for the next … [Read more...]

BB&W Intern, Niala Charles Lands in London!

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I just finished up my first week in London, and all I can say is this: I WAS MEANT TO BE HERE. But I must admit,  the week leading up to my trip, I … [Read more...]

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup and Cool Stuff in South Korea!


Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup Adapted from Joy the Baker   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked in water for 1 hour then … [Read more...]

One New Adventure, and one problem… What About My hair?


By Niala Charles When I first reached into  my campus mailbox back in October I was so nervous. I had applied to study abroad in London for the … [Read more...]

A New Adventure Tanisha Packs Up and Moves to Daejeonshi, South Korea

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I finally arrived 4 weeks ago. Tired, a bit travel weary but happy I was embarking on a new adventure. Only a handful of people knew I was coming. I … [Read more...]