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5 Easy Trips to Take With Your Parents Now That You’re Grown

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5 Easy Trips to Take With Your Parents Now That You’re Grown

Making it to 30 is a blessing. At this point, you are in another level of life, which comes with an understanding of self and hopefully more disposable income. One of the great things that come with age is you start to appreciate and love your parents on a new level, making adulthood the best time to travel with your parents. Giving the gift of travel to your parents can be a great thing, especially since they no longer will accept macaroni art on birthdays.   As an adult, traveling with your parents is something that is only understandable after...

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Being Black in Rome: Planning, Prostitution, and Pasta

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Being Black in Rome: Planning, Prostitution, and Pasta

Being Black in Rome: Planning, Prostitution, and Pasta By Gabrielle Jeannot Living in Rome, Italy for 5 weeks I’ve developed a love-hate relationship with this beautiful city. I adapted to a lot of their cultural habits and realized both Italians and I share similar values. On the other hand, I also picked up on the “not so great” social dynamic between Italians and Blacks. All in all, I’ve grown to accept and appreciate the Italian way of living, but hope one day they realize that ignorance kills. Here is somewhat of a guide of what to expect based on my...

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Traveling Abroad With A Fro

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Traveling Abroad With A Fro

Traveling isn’t easy. Contrary to what your Instagram feed says travel comes with a lot of ups and downs, but of course it’s easier for us to share all the good that travel brings. It connects us with people unlike ourselves, brings out our best qualities and opens our minds to cultures that were once unknown. Being black while traveling and with a fro’ is a whole other ball game. As someone who has traveled to many countries (primarily European destinations), it wasn’t until I’d been around the block a few times, that I truly experienced the effects of traveling...

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5 Mini Trips to Take This Weekend

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5 Mini Trips to Take This Weekend

  The fact that millennials don’t work as hard as other generations is a myth. In fact, we work so hard that we rarely use any of our vacation time. For some, this is intentional to save up for larger trips but for the vast majority will continue to stack days until we leave the job and cash them out. It is completely understandable that life gets busy and it is not always possible to get away for an extended period of time. This does not mean you cannot take a vacation over the weekend! Here are 3 quick, inexpensive mini...

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