My LifeTravel

5 Highlights and 5 Lessons of my First SXSW

I’m just getting home from Austin from my first SXSW Interactive Conference and I had an amazing time! So much fun in the 5 days I was there and I also learned some lessons while there. Saddown and let me share them. The fun began after I picked up my …

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My LifeTravel

My March Madness: SXSW, Red Pump Rocking and Other Stuff

My peoples! I’ve been a bit more MIA than usual here and that’s because I am in the middle of my version of March Madness. The next month is NUTS for me with everything I’m doing and speaking engagements and events so be cool if I don’t post as much. …

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Social Media Week Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age
My LifeTravel

In Case You Miss Me, I’ll Be at Social Media Week Lagos

My peoples. So don’t put out an amber alert on a G, but I will be missing around these parts for this next week because I’ma be in Nigeria for Social Media Week Lagos. YASSSS GAWD, hunny! I organized a panel called “Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age” and will be …

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My LifeTravel

Thoughts About New York Fashion Week from a Non-Fashion Blogger

I decided to go to New York Fashion Week this year because Afrobella peer-pressured asked me to come. And since I’m impressionable and I love to kick it, I went. I knew doggone well I had NO business at NYFW because I’m not a fashion blogger or a fashionista. The …

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Equatorial Guinea
My LifeTravel

Why I Went to Equatorial Guinea: FAQs Edition

My peoples! Last Saturday, I got back from an amazing and transformative trip that I was on for a week. I was more hush hush than usual about my disappearance from blogging and all but it was for a good reason. I was in the city (and island) of Malabo, …

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My LifeTravel

You Can Play Spades on an Airplane

My peoples! So I’m out of the country (and continent) at a pretty dope event as a delegate. More info on where and what to come when I get back next week. BUT I got to fly on my first ever chartered plane and it was truly awesome. It also …

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My LifeTravel

I’m in the City of Angels Making My Dreams Come True

Hey folks! I’ll be MIA from blogging this next week. I’m in Los Angeles working on a project I can’t talk much about yet. But it’s a dream come true and I’m blessed to have the opportunity. And it’s all because of my blog and my writing and my love …

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My LifeTravel

I’m Going Going, Back Back to Blogging While Brown

My peoples! Today, I’m leaving for Philadelphia to attend the Blogging While Brown Conference for the 4th year in a row. I’m a veteran at this point! BWB is one conference I have made sure not to miss in the past 4 years because it’s so awesome. It’s remained small …

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Spirit Airlines NAWL
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Spirit Airlines is the Four Loko of the Airline Industry

There have been few times when I fly and swear off an airline completely. One of those times is when I flew Spirit Airlines a couple of years ago. I don’t know how broke I was or if I was in dire straits, but the price of the ticket is …

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My LifeTravel

10 Things I Learned About Myself From My Trip to Abuja

My peoples! How I’ve missed you so. My blog hiatus was longer than I planned, but that was because I was frolicking with my family in Abuja, Nigeria. I was there for my cousin’s wedding and you know Nigerians love to do it HUGE, which we did. I had a …

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