Study Abroad

Christelyn’s Big Announcement! Swirling Arou...

This has been a secret I’ve had a really hard time keeping and am really glad I don’t have to anymore! Remember all those conversations yo...
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Calling All Expats!

We have so many BW here who have worked, taught or studied abroad. On travel posts, a wealth of information often comes out in the comments section. S...
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A Nigerian in Paris – Torn between 2 Terrors...

Written by: Zara Chiron, check out her website here. I guess this is what I was getting at when I defined what the term ‘Afropolitan’ mea...
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Valparaiso, Chile, black girl's guide to travel, overseas, education, travel, living abroad, international travel, Chile, women traveling, adventure, expat,

Guest Writer: A Black Girl’s Guide to Studyi...

Meet Tiana (left) and Angel (right)–two brown girls who met while studying abroad in Chile! ☺   Valparaíso, Chile, with its art-splashed bui...
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JQ Abroad Open Thread: Share Your Overseas Experie...

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. Thi...
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Be Inspired: Gabrielle Turnquest Passes Bar At 17 ...

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 opportuni...
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Niala: Dress Smart Like a London Lass

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 wome...
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Are the Brits Down with the Swirl? YES.

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 ...
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Want to Get Your Degree Overseas — for Free?

Pack your bags, ladies....
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Even from London, BB&W Intern Niala Nags Us L...

With American elections slowly coming to a close, it is important to realize how lucky we are to have our voices heard not only for our choice of Pres...
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Travel Abroad and Leave the How-to-Catch-a-Man Boo...

It looks like Italian and Korean haven't gotten the message that black women aren't approachable. Take a read at how this traveling sistah fares in th...
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Amongst Greece’s Economic Woes, BB&W In...

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 ...
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Niala’s 19th Birthday Bash in London!!

This is where I realized that the British dance A LOT differently than Americans. For a good hour, My friends and I were under the impression we were ...
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BB&W Intern, Niala Charles Lands in London!

At 19 years old, this girl is maximizing her opportunities in true New, NEW Black Woman fashion. ;-)...
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