Growing up in Nigeria, for so many people, America was the place to aspire to. It was almost a life ambition, “When I grow up, I want to go to America.” America always seemed so out of reach, like something reserved for only the most privileged of them all.
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NEW. YORK. CITY. I was finally going to the Big Apple and I was excited, understandably so. I was about to experience one of the world’s most powerful cities first-hand. I contacted my friend to tag along and even though it was last minute, she obliged. Yes to the spontaneity! In the end, let’s just […]
If you know anything about the weather conditions in Canada, you know it is extreme. It makes you just want to crawl in bed, coffee in hand and avoid the entire world. So, looking back at the moment when braving the cold in Banff seemed like a good idea, has me feeling very courageous.
Ever gotten to a place and was shocked at how different it was from the idea you had of it in your head? Paris was that place for me. I had so many ideas of what Paris was and these stereotypes I carried with me when I eventually visited the city. Safe to say, I […]
Miami was the cherry on top of a good vacation in the Bahamas. I had heard so much about it and was so excited to finally visit this much talked about city. Really trying to live up to one of my favorite quotes “it is better to see something once than to hear about it […]
It was my graduation this past week (hurray!) Your girl has gone and bagged herself a Master’s degree in Global Business. Future global leader in the making. Amen? I am so thankful for this degree- sometimes you get so much more out of a degree than just a paper.