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54 Before 54: Lori Kemi’s Ode to Africa

As black travellers, visiting Africa is naturally something we all want to do. If it’s not to reconnect with your roots or culture, then…

How to Take Great Travel Photos: Advice from 11 Dope Photographers

As much as we don’t want to admit it, the importance of taking great travel photos cannot be ignored. But with over 800 million…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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,…