Month: June 2018

The Black Traveler Series: Meet Sasha

The Black Traveler Series: Meet Sasha

When I created YoungBlackandAbroad, I originally thought I would use my platform as a way to document my study abroad trip and share my personal travel experiences. As I began creating social media sites for my blog, I realized how many other black people were also abroad and I became curious about their experiences. I started The Black Traveler Series to document the journeys of black travelers all around the world. These are their stories; these are their experiences. Meet Sasha. Sasha is a...Read More
#YoungBlackandLocal: 36 Hours in Asheville

#YoungBlackandLocal: 36 Hours in Asheville

I've lived in North Carolina my entire life and I've never been to Asheville. I know, I'm shocked and disappointed in myself too. But, all of that ends now! My mom and I planned an overnight trip to Asheville and I wanted to do as much as I could in 36 hours in what I've heard is an absolutely beautiful city. Obviously, you could spend way more than 36 hours here and not run out of things to do, but if you're short on...Read More
What They Don’t Tell You About Study Abroad: Being Broke Post Study Abroad

What They Don’t Tell You About Study Abroad: Being Broke Post Study Abroad

Studying abroad is arguably one of the best decisions I've made in my college career to date. I got to spend 3 months living in Spain, learning the Spanish language, experiencing a different culture, and traveling around Europe. I would do it all over again, and maybe for even longer, if I could. Before I left for Spain, I read so many blogs and articles about studying abroad. I thought I was prepared--and to an extent, I was. However, what I wasn't prepared for...Read More
Black Traveler Series: Meet Paige

Black Traveler Series: Meet Paige

When I created YoungBlackandAbroad, I originally thought I would use my platform as a way to document my study abroad trip and share my personal travel experiences. As I began creating social media sites for my blog, I realized how many other black people were also abroad and I became curious about their experiences. I started The Black Traveler Series to document the journeys of black travelers all around the world. These are their stories; these are their experiences. Meet Paige Andrew (Lah Hay)....Read More
Black Traveler Series: Meet Joanne

Black Traveler Series: Meet Joanne

When I created YoungBlackandAbroad, I originally thought I would use my platform as a way to document my study abroad trip and share my personal travel experiences. As I began creating social media sites for my blog, I realized how many other black people were also abroad and I became curious about their experiences. I started The Black Traveler Series to document the journeys of black travelers all around the world. These are their stories; these are their experiences. Meet Joanne Joanne describes herself...Read More