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  1. ilovelucy55

    Moving To Ba From Texas In January!

    I know I probably sound schizophrenic on this forum, but every day I wake up with a new thought. I think its just excitement and my own personal fear of unknown.
  2. ilovelucy55

    Moving To Ba From Texas In January!

    All of the insight and feedback is much appreciated!! I definitely still would like to see how I like things. I think Veteran made a good point about being realistic, wherever you are. No place is perfect. You just have to weight the pros and cons vs what you personally can get out of it. I...
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    Racism In Ba?!??

    I totally agree. I totally agree.
  4. ilovelucy55

    Racism In Ba?!??

    lololol
  5. ilovelucy55

    Racism In Ba?!??

    Maybe I have been reading too many blogs...
  6. ilovelucy55

    Racism In Ba?!??

    I lived in the south for half my life. I lived in the mid-west for the other half. I personally never really experienced any hostile racism. I always hung around a certain crowd of people , and when I say that I don't mean a certain race, I mean people who carried themselves differently, thought...
  7. ilovelucy55

    Racism In Ba?!??

    So much great info and insight!!
  8. ilovelucy55

    Racism In Ba?!??

    Thank you for elaborating.
  9. ilovelucy55

    Racism In Ba?!??

    Yeah, I do agree that some places in the United States are worse than anything I think I'd ever encounter overseas. I am just a "wonderer" I guess and a lot of black people are afraid to travel. So I can understand when you say that its not necessarily racism but more an unknown.
  10. ilovelucy55

    Moving To Ba From Texas In January!

    It seems like money is a major hot button on this forum. Money is major, yes. Inflation is important to become aware of. But there is a level of frustration and tone behind currency issues here. I want to be clear that I am not looking to be validated or have anyone confirm my choice. I am just...
  11. ilovelucy55

    Moving To Ba From Texas In January!

    I was very happy with the initial research I did on Argentina. I originally was moving to Paris and got tied up in visa red tape. I have been wanting to teach English abroad for a while. I decided against Paris for geographical and visa reasons and wanted to find somewhere that offered the...
  12. ilovelucy55

    Moving To Ba From Texas In January!

    Yes I have noticed that, LOL. I haven't quite figured out why that is though..
  13. ilovelucy55

    Moving To Ba From Texas In January!

    Im not looking for motivational feedback on a move. I originally came here to connect with other expats and in the process of that, i have been enlightened, shall I say. That is all I am saying.
  14. ilovelucy55

    Moving To Ba From Texas In January!

    It seems as though I am getting a lot of personal messages as why not to move here, maybe I should listen...
  15. ilovelucy55

    Racism In Ba?!??

    I definitely will update, and I'll continue to search more. And yes i suppose certain things will just have to be discovered once I arrive.....
  16. ilovelucy55

    Racism In Ba?!??

    Ok, perhaps I have fallen into the dark internet spiral that comes from over researching something. I have been reading about this on and off, and tonight more more specifically. I am a black female. And I have now concerned myself all of the horror stories i have found online. It appears others...
  17. ilovelucy55

    I Need A Cell Phone!

    Jeez. Thanks for all the tips.
  18. ilovelucy55

    I Need A Cell Phone!

    Thanks guys.
  19. ilovelucy55

    I Need A Cell Phone!

    What is the best carrier to use? Are they all pretty much pre-paid? I have an unlocked iphone and i would like to order my sim card from ebay before i leave. The last thing i need is to be disconnected from the world when i land, with no working telephone and nowhere to go to find out how to...
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