Matongé was EVERYTHING – Part II

Let me preface this post by saying, as a Black American and first generation Nigerian-American (my mom was born and raised in Nigeria and became a U.S. citizen, while I was born and raised in New Jersey and have been to Nigeria a few times), I have a unique experience as a Black person in Brussels….

Matongé – Part I

Tomorrow I’m linking up with a new friend I made in Brussels! I’m very excited because this is the first friend *like me* that I’ve made here. She’s a beauty blogger from the Congo and super sweet! How’d we meet? We haven’t yet! I did a #hashtag search on Instagram – I don’t exactly remember…

Moving Abroad: How’d You Do It?

The number 1 question I’ve received over the past few months/year is “How did you set up this opportunity to move abroad?” First of all… I had no idea how to get abroad. I didn’t have the slightest clue where to start. One thing that I knew for sure was that I didn’t have the…

Bienvenue! I’m in Belgium

  Hey! Welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. My name is Chiamaka and I’m on two research fellowships – through the Fulbright Program and the Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F) – in Brussels, Belgium. I’m a student researcher at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) completing a certificate in medical research….