Advice

Tons of advice to help you before, during and after your trip.

Travelling Alone As a Black Woman? Do These Four Things to Stay Safe

Travelling solo as a black woman, especially to places without many black people, can come with risks. I saw this first-hand when I travelled…

Why I Found a New Love for Travel In My 30s

When I turned 30, I had an initial period of mourning. Often symbolised as the “dreadful” age where you evaluate your whole life and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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