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Traveling While Black

By Curly Nikki 227 Comments

I’m interrupting your regularly scheduled programming to bring you a Curly Service Announcement: The world needs to see us. We’ve been in Greece for nearly two weeks and while most of our experiences with the locals have been perfectly pleasant, we’ve been reminded on several occasions that… *whispers loudly* …we’re Black. We know. But it can be disheartening when something…

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A Day at Sea…

By Curly Nikki 79 Comments

Day 8. Still over here going H.A.M. Today, we had to be up and out at a disrespectful 5:30 am. From what I’ve been told, you can’t make it all the way to Greece and not hit up an island or two, and we decided to explore three… in one day. So typical. We were feeling ambitious to say the…

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Happy New Year!

By Curly Nikki 73 Comments

Ioannis says Greeks are too damn cool to ‘ring’ in the new year, they simply ‘change’ the year, and usually together as a family with good food and fellowship. Then, after midnight, they take to the streets to shut ish down with friends. Hubby and I plan to ‘change the year’ in our condo and then head downtown to Athen’s…

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Day 3- My Big Fat Greek ‘Working’ Vacay

By Curly Nikki 75 Comments

Hola Chicas! Today, after yet another jet-lag induced sleepless night, we involuntarily lounged in bed until 4pm. I wanted to get up, honest I did… but I was paralyzed. Paralyzed from all the walking, up hill both ways. Paralyzed from the cheap but quality wines and spirits. Paralyzed by all the rich, amazingly fresh and decadent foods, also known as…

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My Big Fat Greek ‘Working Vacay’

By Curly Nikki 77 Comments

I work hard and play hard(er). Lately though, it’s been much more of the former and in an attempt to save my last damn nerve, Hubby and I decided to head for Greece to reboot. But seeing as how I have a difficult time putting down my computer and he’s preparing for next semester, it doesn’t really count as a…

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