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  • Views from Venice

    Views from Venice

    Venice, Italy. Perhaps the most picturesque city I’ve explored to date. Its many islands make it a unique and favorable city to roam as a tourist. I traveled to Venice for the first time in the spring of 2022 for the 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia. The prestigious event takes place every…

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  • We Out Here

    We Out Here

    So I’m fairly confident all of us are familiar with “The Stare” we often get when we are traveling. Personally, I don’t care how some people might try to frame it, I do not see it as a compliment. No, I don’t look like that athlete, musician, or actor, and you know I am not.…

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  • P.S. I Love Ireland

    P.S. I Love Ireland

    Ireland, the Emerald Isle. What a spectacular place to see. It was the end of summer 2022 when a friend and I decided to go to Ireland for no other reason except for it was the cheapest place we could go during the bank holiday weekend. Our original plan had been to visit her sister…

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  • La Carioca of Rio de Janeiro

    La Carioca of Rio de Janeiro

    To this day, my trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is one of the best vacations I’ve had in my adult life. Many things can influence one’s perception of a good vacation: who you’re traveling with, circumstances for traveling, the destination itself, culinary experience, tourist experience/activities, and interaction with the locals and other travelers, to…

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  • Roll Me Out of Lisbon

    Roll Me Out of Lisbon

    Ah, Lisbon. Currently one of the cities at the top of the list of my favorite places. What a time! I traveled to Lisbon in May of 2022 with no expectations. I had never considered Portugal as a place to travel to before I moved to London. Everyone I met here spoke of how amazing…

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  • Is it Safe for Black Travelers?

    Is it Safe for Black Travelers?

    “Is ______ country safe for Black travelers?” This is one of the first things many Black travelers ask before making travel decisions. Just Google it (if you haven’t already). There is so much content out there around this topic and it’s not something new. We as Black people have a long history of sharing tips…

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