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#WheresNiaNow: Toronto

Travel

I spent last week in Toronto with my sister and had a great time! I visit Toronto relatively often. I have family there, and the city is not too far from where I live in the States. However, having never done so, my sister and I decided to be tourists during this trip. If you don’t want to read about it, here’s a quick video recap: My sister Aliya and…

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#WheresNiaNow: España

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I’d been longing to visit Barcelona since The Cheetah Girls 2; and nine years later, I finally arrived! My summer travel Instagram hashtag, #WheresNiaNow, continued with a flight from Paris to Barcelona; and I ended my 12 day European trip with four beautiful days in the City of Gaudí! I was live. I sang “Strut” as soon as I reached the city. I took the above selfie in my room at the…

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#WheresNiaNow: France

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I’ve had the most incredible nightmare with my MacBook for the past few weeks. It suddenly shut down and hasn’t resurrected since. I didn’t want July to pass without me finishing my Europe trip summary, so this post is made up of photos from my camera and Instagram. Continuing my summer travel Instagram hashtag #WheresNiaNow, I went to France for three days! I took the Eurostar from London to Paris…

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#WheresNiaNow: England

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Last month, I finally got a chance to go across the pond and visit Europe, continuing my summer travel Instagram hashtag, #WheresNiaNow. My sister and I traveled with a group of 43 and started our jaunt with three days in my father’s home country, England! The first stop was London! I absolutely, completely fell in love with the city. The architecture was grand. The culture is so cool. I never…

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#WheresNiaNow: The Bahamas

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I went on a four day cruise to the Bahamas a few weeks ago, kicking off my summer travel Instagram hashtag, #WheresNiaNow. The ride to and from Jacksonville, Florida was an absolute nightmare, but that’s another story. First stop: Freeport! The crew stopped by the Junkanoo Beach Club. Selfies were strong, my g. Shout out to GOLDDUST NYC for the bomb temporary tattoos I wore throughout the week! Next: Nassau! Coca-Camera…

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Oh, I Got a Bachelor’s Degree

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Oh, hey. Last week, I graduated from Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English: Professional Writing. It was only proper to have a Chanel cap. I walked with the Union Jack and Californian flag to honor my English father, my San Diegan mum, and their families who are from those respective places. AL.com My cousin Victoria graduated as well with a Bachelor of…

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2 Minute Sketch

Art

I wanted to try Instagram’s new time-lapse app Hyperlapse, so I sketched a photograph that I took of my friend Brooke. Can you tell it’s been a while since I’ve drawn anything? 🙂 Song: “Playlist For An Extreme Occasion: Pt. Zero” by Yo-Yo Ma Shot with an iPhone 5 I DO NOT OWN THE RIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC. No copyright infringement intended.…

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#PayNiasTuitionChallenge

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I was nominated by Sallie Mae to participate in the #PayNiasTuitionChallenge. I’ve challenged Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, and Mark Zuckerberg! SHARE this so my nominees can see it! This is so real. (Please ignore this horrid thumbnail. Ha! Press play as soon as you can.)  SHARE IT!…

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#CokeInTheWild

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I don’t even drink Coca-Cola, but I wanted to start a cool photography series. Presenting #CokeInTheWild, a series in which I take the same Coca-Cola bottle or can and photograph them in . . . well . . . the wild. Below are a few of the photos. Be sure to follow me on Instagram or search #CokeInTheWild to see and/or add to the collection! Peace and love to you…

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