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Studying Abroad While Black: African American Student Experience

One of the most trafficked stories on ‘N A Perfect World is 10 African American Friendly Travel Destinations. I see you guys ;). I am a born and raised New Yorker, currently residing in London. In the current state of the US’s administration, I am not surprised with the influx of activity on this post. I definitely need to update my list, send more tourism dollars to “shithole” countries. With sites like On She Goes (that I’ve contributed to), Travel Noire, Nomadness etc. this was a “thing” way before travel companies started to pay attention. I’ve gotten tons of emails and DMs from WOC — I’ve even been fortunate enough to meet some of you — telling me about your experiences traveling, asking for my advice etc. A question that I’ve gotten a few times that I LOVE is young people of color in the United States considering studying abroad and asking me my take on how the student experience would be for them in X country. In some instances, their parents fear racism. I’ve …

Video: Check In, Check Out citizenM Tower of London

Many hotels targeting Gen Z & millennial focus on very cool, hip common spaces with the idea of getting you out of your room to socialize, work and play. CitizenM London seamlessly does both. I found myself torn between luxuriating in my XL king size bed or watching the sun set over the Tower of London with a gin & tonic. Check out my stay in this video and see more photos on my previous post, Perfect Stay – citizenM Tower of London.