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Taking on the world and changing narratives

Taking On The World & Changing Your Story Exploring the world as a black female travelling alone comes with its challenges. But it is also the greatest gift you can give to yourself. This is LaKeysha’s story.  Let the world be your oyster and change your narrative through travel.  That’s what LaKeysha Nisely-Olguin, 35 did, when she went globetrotting across the...

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Experiencing the beauty of the world as an Asian traveller

Experiencing The Beauty Of The World As an Asian Traveller Fitria Anggrainy Yusuf has faced many challenges and bigotry as an Asian traveller. But her story is inspirational and not once did it stop this entrepreneurial globetrotter from starting a new life abroad. Her story is one of inspiration, resilience and determination.Travel opens the mind in a way that...

Embracing The World & Living Your Best Life

Embracing The World And Living Your Best Life Derek Johnson, 40, is a black traveler with an amazing story to share. I must say his story was one of my favourite. One of the most amazing things about working on a project where you are gathering eclectic voices from black travelers across the world is you hear so many awesome stories. Traveling & Living The...

From Kuwait to Cape Town: Bridging The Gaps as a Black Traveller

From Kuwait to Cape Town: Bridging Gaps as a Black Traveller Steven Luke is a black traveller who has taken on the world. The media tells us so much about gang violence, racism and stereotypes, but what we don’t hear are the stories of those who have left their home countries to start a new life elsewhere. Steven Luke has done it all – from flying on planes in...

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Diary of a Black Traveller: The Good, The Bad & The Sublime

Diary of a black traveller: The Good, The Bad and The Sublime Nastacia’s journey has been epic. She’s been to a little less than 40 countries, and has experienced the good, the bad and the ugly that comes with exploring the world.Her journeys have taken her to Jamaica, Scotland, Italy, Korea, China, Vietnam, Laos, Latin America, Panama, Thailand, India, Taiwan...

A Perfect Getaway In Mombasa by Kamami Promedia

Many of us dream of embarking upon an African safari, and having close encounters with Big cats, elephants and buffalo. But when a safari is just a train ride away, it makes it so much easier to take a walk on the wild side and witness nature in action. That’s how it was for Kamami Promedia, who talks about his amazing experiences in the African wilderness. By...

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A Day In The Life As A Solo Female Backpacker by Lara Tomlinson

Travelling alone as a woman doesn’t just mean that you have no travel partners. Sometimes being alone means that there is nobody else in your group like you. This latest story features Lara Tomlinson, a solo female traveller from Australia who speaks about her experiences exploring the ancient streets of Europe as a solo female backpacker in a tiny group of 3...

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A Full English Breakfast by Lara Tomlinson

Ever wondered what British food is like? Read about it firsthand by guest blogger, Lara Tomlinson. By Lara Tomlinson I travelled across Europe for 5 weeks with my poppy and brother. The main part of the trip was England, where we hired a car and spent 2 weeks driving around the perimeter of the country. Like any typical tourist, we landed at Heathrow and started our...

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Discover Nepal Effortlessly With My Top Tips

This blog is designed to give first time backpacking advice to travellers who have never been to Nepal before. The first thing that hits you when you arrive in Nepal is the sounds and the colour. When I first arrived in the country, everything seemed to hit me all at once. I had just stepped off the plane from Italy and I was disorientated, tired and confused.  It...

3 Incredible Days In a Burmese Village

3 Incredible Days In A Burmese Village I’d never felt anything like it.Of all the things I imagined I’d be doing, marching with a procession of monks through a remote village in Myanmar was definitely not something I could have envisioned. I knew in that moment that it was an adventure that I’d remember for the rest of my life.It all started with a volunteering gig...

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