Posts tagged black women dating abroad
Black in Spain: Beauty Standards and Exoticisms

As a black person living in a country like Spain where the population is largely homogenous – at least in outward appearance – it’s not an uncommon occurrence to find out that you’ve instantly become a walking museum exhibit. For many, you’re one of the few chances they have to get an up-close look – or touch – of this rarely-seen specimen that is a black person. Does that mean it’s ok for someone to breach your personal space for a rub of your skin or a grab at your hair? No. But it does help explain why it’s happening. 

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Five Reasons Why You Need to Get Tinder When You're Abroad

Okay, it’s time to talk about Tinder. Don’t worry; this article isn’t going to make you feel horrible about yourself if you use it. We get it… we know the story, dating nowadays is tough. Some people might even say that dating culture doesn’t exist anymore. For reasons like this, many people turn to Tinder in hopes of meeting new people (guilty as charged). This isn’t to say that people who use the app don’t believe in true love but sometimes it just comes down to the fact that we live in a busy, fast-paced society and it’s an easy way to get to know others.

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Navigating the Rocky Road of Dating Abroad

You've uprooted your entire life. Everything that you know and that provided the context for who you are is on the other side of the world. Your current experiences and the newness that surrounds you could be forcing you to question what you've known up until that point, aspects of your culture, your country's approach to deeper issues, etc. Here's how to navigate dating abroad! 

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Lessons Learned: Dating in College Versus Dating in Your 30's

I've come a long way since my college days(Go 'Noles!). I occasionally reflect upon a few things when reminiscing about the good 'ole days: English classes, BSU events, sorority meetings, football games, frat parties, when girls were rockin' kitten heels and guys were obsessed with oversized white tees, and oh yeah... dating. Here's what I've learned since then! 

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Do Long Distance Relationships Work? 5 Things to Consider First!

Although I’ve never been in one, I have however, turned down the opportunity. In fact, right before I moved to Spain I was faced with this decision with someone I was dating at the time. All love and admiration aside, there were concrete reasons why I knew that a long distance relationship wasn’t for me.Here are the factors I considered and what you should consider if you’re thinking about entering a long distance romance:

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Five Do’s and Don’ts of Dating in Spain

When moving abroad, the thought of dating almost always crosses our mind. Will I meet the love of my life? Will I find someone who I really enjoy spending time with? Will I make the most of my single status and get to meet many Spaniards along the way? We tell you what to expect when embarking on the Spanish dating scene here! 

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A Look Inside Life In Paris with Estelle Lubino

Estelle Lubino is a creative mind that we've had on our radar for a while. Intrigued by the beauty and simplicity of her Instagram feed, she was included in our 5 Creative WOC Abroad to Follow on Instagram but we wanted to hear more from her! Living in Paris for many years, she has an alluring way of capturing and sharing the simplicity of everyday life in France. We got to sit down with Estelle to hear about her favorite hot spots, how to live a healthy lifestyle and advice she has on fashion and creating a life you truly love. 

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How to Date a Girl Who Loves to Travel

I bless the hearts of the men who try to keep up with the fast-paced, ever-changing souls of female wanderlusters. The quick wit, impulsive nature, and ever-evolving idea of what these women’s lives should look like, make them some of the most complex creatures to ruin, and yet grace the dating scene. Most female solo travelers have their priorities defaulted to traveling first and dating second. In fact, I’d argue that eating comes second because, diamonds carbs are a girl’s best friend. They thrive in new environments, which may or may not include you, but in the chance it does, here are some tips to help ease the roller-coaster ride of the adventure dating a girl who loves to travel is bound to be.

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