Since 1966 an event by the name of Notting Hill Carnival has occurred in the streets of Ladbroke Grove, London, England. It’s not a typical street parade one would expect to take place on London’s normally populous roads. The Notting Hill Carnival celebrates the African-Caribbean traditions “of the post-1948 migration of peoples from the Caribbean,” and their previous collective and governmental positions that brought them to the United Kingdom (A History of Notting Hill Carnival).
Right now, it is imperative to adopt a collectivistic view. It is important to think globally, if you have not been already. It can be easy to put yourself in a bubble at a time like this; a time where everywhere you look there seems to be another domino razed. This is what it can feel like in unprecedented times – during a global pandemic.
There are two types of people when it comes to packing for a trip. Those who love it and those who hate it. There is no gray area – you either really enjoy making a list, checking it twice, and ensuring you have everything needed (and wanted) or you dread the idea. Whichever description you fall under, the following tips warrant a trip full of travel essentials that a minimalistic individual would fawn over – take notes!
As a parent or guardian, prioritizing your child’s safety and future means making difficult decisions. Letting your child study abroad might be one of them. Studying abroad can be expensive and might seem dangerous or intimidating; you might worry that the experience won’t match up to the expense, or you might fret over the well-being of your child in a new environment. These concerns are valid but studying abroad is more than just risks. Studying abroad provides long-term benefits for