Traveling Abroad While Black

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Gain insight into what it is like to be an African American abroad from the stories of Black travelers who venture around the globe.

My focus word for 2024

Every year, I pick out a focus word. A word that governs various aspects of my life that year in lieu of resolutions: Focus (2009), discipline (2010), growth (2011),  nurture (2012),  surrender (2013),  challenge (2014), connect (2015), ...

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Sole DXB Hip hop 50

Greetings globetrotters, Happy Holidays! It’s our hope that you are enjoying today’s winter solistice. I had the pleasure of attending Sole DXB a couple weeks ago in Dubai and it was an epic affair as always. I attended amazing talks by the likes of Joey Badass, Karl...

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10 Fun Things to Do On and Off the Strip in Las Vegas

Are you planning a Las Vegas adventure beyond the Strip? Start with this curated list of fun, off the beaten path activities both on and off The Strip! Las Vegas, the city of lights and non-stop entertainment, offers a myriad of experiences beyond the famous Strip....

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These Are the 6 Best Parfum de Marly Perfumes for Women

In the world of luxury fragrances, Parfums de Marly stands as a niche house known for opulence and sophistication. These are the top 6 perfumes for women: Renowned for their exquisite craftsmanship and dedication to creating olfactory masterpieces, Parfums de Marly...

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Reflecting on my year of grace

What a year. Wars. Unfathomable suffering. Hate. Bigotry. Genocides. Natural disasters. People dying way too young. Right-wing rising. Decades of trying to create equity eroding. Emotional and mental breakdown at every turn. After every news report. 2023 is certainly...

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These are the 15 Best Gifts for the Beach Lovers in Your Life

Who doesn’t love the ocean? If you’re looking for the best gifts for the beach lover in your life, look no further! Do you have someone in your life that loves the beach? Dive into a world where sun, sand, and surf converge with our guide to beach gifts, each item...

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5 Must Have Gifts for Perfume Lovers

Do you have a fraghead in your life? Here are 5 fragrance gifts for perfume lovers! Whether you’re seeking a thoughtful present for a seasoned fragrance connoisseur or looking to introduce someone to the subtle art of scent, our selection caters to diverse tastes and...

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Dubai Butterfly Garden Review (Negative)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Vacation in Dubai? Love! Dubai Butterfly Garden? Not my favorite. If you love butterflies, I'd skip it. Here's why... The post Dubai Butterfly Garden Review (Negative) appeared first on Packs Light.

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What can women wear in Dubai? An expat’s Guide on dress code

Reading Time: 8 minutes How can women dress in Dubai in 2024? What can female tourists wear in Dubai, and are there really different rules for visitors? Do women need to cover their hair?… The post What can women wear in Dubai? An expat’s Guide on dress code appeared...

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10 things I wish I knew about Dubai before moving here

Reading Time: 6 minutes Sharing the 10 biggest things I wish I knew about Dubai before I moved here... from dating, to dinner, to dressing, to brunch! The post 10 things I wish I knew about Dubai before moving here appeared first on Packs Light.

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10 Beauty Present Ideas for Travel Lovers and Globetrotters

Looking for the perfect gift for the traveler in your life? These present ideas will point you in the right direction! Embarking on a journey is not just a pastime; it’s a way of life for the travel enthusiast. As someone who has explored corners of the world both...

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Holiday Travel Gifts Guide

By Nicole Brewer Greetings globetrotters and Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where many of us are in the midst of preparing for holiday travels to visit family and friends. We’re also looking for those Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals where can find...

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This is The Perfect Grasse Itinerary for Perfume Lovers

A Fragrant Journey: Unveiling the Perfumed Splendors of Grasse and its Best Perfumeries Nestled in the picturesque hills of the Cote d’Azur, also known as the French Riviera, Grasse stands as a testament to the artistry of fragrance. Known as the perfume capital of...

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