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Year: 2017

5 Things You Need to Know Before Travelling to Maputo, Mozambique

A number of you on Instagram asked how I found Maputo and were likely met with comments denoting a boring city. In…

Being Black in Australia: My experience in Sydney

Before I made the big move to Australia, many people tried to stop me in my tracks. From what I knew, there were very…

Where to stay in Tofo, Mozambique

Tofo is an ideal honeymoon location, but is also a great match for adventurers. Snorkelling, diving, horse riding and many other activities can be…

Ezulwini: The Only Area in Swaziland You Should Stay in

I would hope that after reading my 7 Reasons Why Swaziland is Africa’s Best Kept Secret article, you have already packed your…

7 Reasons Why Swaziland is Africa’s Best Kept Secret

When I initially planned my visit to Swaziland, the aim was to make a quick stopover on my journey from South Africa to Mozambique….

Where are the best areas to stay in Cape Town?

Issa guide, you guys! I understand that it can be quite overwhelming to know where to stay in a city, especially if the city…

Love Adventure? Here’s why you should visit Cape Town

Cape Town – home to stunning beaches, scenery and the famous Table Mountain. Over a million people flock to Cape Town annually, and their…

The Notorious Challenges of Planning Group Trips and How to Overcome Them

In 1997, I was the tender age of 9 when Notorious B.I.G. released the album “Life After Death”. This classic work included the hit…

NAACP, why are you doing this?

On August 3, 2017, I received a surprising news notification to my phone: for the first time ever, NAACP issued a statewide travel…

Aperitivo in Milan: Italy’s greatest creation

Last month, I embarked on an epic mission to see 4 Italian cities in 7 days, one of them being Milan. As Italy’s second…

Exploring Malta: My First Impressions

Have you ever had the urge to just be adventurous? Like an itch that is dying to be scratched? I had this exact feeling…

Are you making these 8 mistakes when booking a flight deal?

You visit your favourite travel deal website or check your emails, and the words ‘ERROR FARE’ or ‘FLIGHT DEAL’ pop up on your screen….

4 Ways Travelling Impacts Your Mental Health

Do you have a tendency to hold your feelings in? Me too. Mental health isn’t really discussed in the black community as much as…

7 Things you need to know about Medellín, Colombia

This oh-so-warm part of the world cemented itself in my heart a long time ago – over three years ago in fact. Although I’m…

How I Travelled the World While Broke AF: 16 Countries in 18 Months

When I introduce myself to people, my travel experiences often lead as an icebreaker. People usually listen in awe as I mention my recent…

The Ultimate Guide to Loving your Layover

Layovers. Usually associated with boredom and inconvenience, these little pit stops can be annoying for travellers worldwide. But what if I told you that…

Exploring China: Beijing vs. Guangzhou

China is huge! With 23 provinces, each is home to its own culture, identity, and food. This leaves you with plenty of cities to…

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Travelling to London

I yearned for a quick vacation in the summer of 2016, so travelling to London was a spur of the moment decision. I swiftly…

11 Ways to Rock Cape Town

Cape Town, the coastal city at the most southern point of Africa, is a popular destination for travellers all around the world. Boasting mountain…

How to Eat for Less Than €20 a Day in Barcelona

Barcelona is known for its amazing food, but I was unsure whether my budget would allow me to experience the city without stressing about…

Patacancha: A Hands-On Experience

Many people get tunnel vision when traveling to Peru and only want to see the magnificent Machu Picchu. So while I knew…

They Left Without Me! My Review of OUIBUS

The best thing about living in London is that the rest of Europe is so accessible! Whether it’s travelling by air, road, or train,…