Are you ready for the black and (A)broad challenge?

Carolyn Vines wants to know if you are ready for the black and (A)broad challenge. Are you dreaming of a life abroad? Read on and dream no longer. Serendipity As a result of my blogging efforts, two beautiful things happened. Firstly, I discovered a remarkable network of black (and international) women. Not only have we …

Black Women in Europe™ Social Network Black Holland Group 2011 V-Day Give-Away

“Be Your Best Valentine and Love Yourself” Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Whether you give a gift to your sweetheart on this holiday or not, I do hope that you are making sure to love yourself each and every day. Maybe you show your love for yourself by making healthy choices, or saying “no” instead …

Being black and living abroad – Carolyn Vines talks about her new book on Uncaged Birds

Listen to Carolyn speak about her new book on Uncaged Birds. She speaks about what triggered her decision to move to Europe, as well as the both internal and external hurdles she had to take to make that decision. She also talks candidly about her experiences as a Black American abroad and how she gained …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – the Netherlands– black and (A)broad

black and (A)broad black and (A)broad: traveling beyond the limitations of identity author Carolyn Vines is an American expatriate living in the Netherlands. Her inspiration is her multicultural family. Her passion is language, and she speaks Spanish and Dutch fluently. Carolyn is an author, editor and award-winning blogger. Her work has been published in local …