Reading Time: 8 minutes I’m Gabby Beckford the travel blogger and owner of Packs Light. While in college I was awarded more than $70,000 in financial aid, including travel grants and scholarships that helped me study abroad in Dubai, UAE, one of the most expensive cities in the world, completely paid for. Now 2 Continue Reading
Reading Time: 9 minutes A list of open once in a lifetime opportunities (for now) for young people to apply to. Most are partially or completely funded, and travel internationally.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The U.S. Virgin Islands are a gorgeous territory that of the United States located only 1,104 miles and about a 3-hour flight from Miami. It’s constituents of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, and Water Island are popular tourist destinations because of their beautiful climate, stunning beaches, and Western infrastructure Continue Reading
Reading Time: 5 minutes This year I was invited to attend Curl Fest NYC as media and see for myself what this curly conference had to offer. I listened to speakers, danced in the concerts, stuffed my bag with as many freebies as humanly possible, and most importantly was surrounded by other beautiful, black, Continue Reading
Reading Time: 4 minutes Group chat that has a minimum of 50 new messages at all times. An assumed invite to every dinner date, movie, mall-trip, and hangout session. Being intuitively associated with 8 other people when one of your names are said aloud. You and your friends receiving, “Hey, where’s (insert one of Continue Reading
Reading Time: 6 minutes Want to fly Business Class but too darn broke? Use these 8 simple tips to get a last-minute upgrade to a better seat on your next flight. For free!
Reading Time: 6 minutes Dubai, UAE is one of the most spectacular, awe-inspiring, and modern cities in the world. But despite being the modern international hub that as it is, Dubai is still a majority-Muslim country, and the culture still reflects that. One of the most common questions I had even before I moved here Continue Reading
Reading Time: 5 minutes Gen Z influencer Gabby shares niche generational marketing & social media tips for brands to actually reach and resonate with post-millennial consumers.