The National Civil Rights Museum: a Must See for White America

The National Civil Rights Museum is a must visit when in Memphis, Tennessee. I would even suggest making a special trip to the city to check it out. My mom lived in Memphis when MLK was murdered. She was in Jr. High and still tears up when she talks about…

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Voting Absentee: How to Vote while Studying Abroad

Wondering how to vote while studying abroad?  The process is called voting absentee it’s easier than you might think! I voted absentee while in college in both the 2012 and 2014 elections. As long as you follow the steps below, voting while away from home is easy as pie. See…

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George Ezra at the Houston House of Blues

I’m obsessed with George Ezra. My friend Dominique showed me his Budapest video while we were studying in Rome, and he instantly became the soundtrack of my travels. I’ve always associated him with adventure and he’s “been around” for the coolest moments of my life – so seeing him live…

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Traveling by Train in America: How to Ride Amtrak with Ease

Looking for tips on how to ride Amtrak? Traveling by train in America is actually a viable option – this is what you need to know to survive it. *Suggested listening while learning how to ride Amtrak with ease: “City of New Orleans” –  Arlo Guthrie European train stations are both architectural wonders…

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