A 600 Mile Family Trip Turns into an Amateur Photographer’s Dream (Featured on Browngirlmagazine.com)

A 600 Mile Family Trip Turns into an Amateur Photographer’s Dream (Featured on Browngirlmagazine.com)

Dhara Singh

After my trip to Greece this past May, I was craving another fun-filled, picturesque vacation. I flipped through Vogue’s travel section intrigued by both Mérida, Mexico and Prague, Czech Republic. I was practically drooling over how beautiful both these destinations were. Unfortunately I soon realized with a low budget that dream just wasn’t happening this year.

However, one weekend morning my parents told me in the upcoming days we were going to go on a 600 mile (not kidding you, 600 mile) road trip to visit several relatives in the United States, many of whom I had never met before. Initially, I was dreading the possibility of awkward conversations and being sedentary for so long, but then I spotted my DSLR resting on my desk. I thought hey there might be some nice views to capture. It was another chance to finally practice photography.

If I couldn’t splurge on an…

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Skip That Happy Hour – 5 NYC Bucket List Items You Should Consider Instead (Featured on Browngirlmagazine.com)

Skip That Happy Hour – 5 NYC Bucket List Items You Should Consider Instead (Featured on Browngirlmagazine.com)

When you become part of the NYC labor force you’re usual stress relief may include grabbing happy hour drinks or even dinner with a few co-workers. Well, I’m here to tell you to occasionally skip out on that booze and treat yourself to much more of what the city has to offer.