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When it comes to travel, deciding where to stay is almost as important as planning your trip itself! Safety, comfort, accessibility – these are just a few key factors to bare in mind. If you’ve decided to opt-out of staying in hostel or hotel for a more local feel – Innclusive and Airbnb offer just … Continue reading

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Before leaving for Brazil, my dad gave me a massive bag of my grandmother's clothing and other items he'd salvaged from her house in Ghana (ironically he put everything in a 'Ghana must go bag' and I was thinking dad, you're really not helping the stereotype 🤦🏾‍♀️😅 🚫) Amongst those items were a pair of my Gma's sunglasses... All I can say is she was one stlyish lady 😎! My Gma isn't alive to see her granddaughter visit her Tabom ancestral land and trace the names of our ancestors back to Salvador, but at least I know a part of her made it here... Love and miss you Gma 🙌🏾✨ #AsSeenOnMyGrandmother #IGotItFromMyGma #IfTheseSunglassesCouldTalkTheStoriesTheyWouldTell . . . #TravelmakerKai #SeeTheLight #VintageSunglasses #LilliansGirl #TabomNaBahia #Tabom #ForGrandma
Yesterday was 'Lavagem do Bonfim' - one of the biggest religious festivals in Salvador Bahia, which synchronises Condomblé with Catholicism. @cintia_cruz described it as a day for "receiving guidance and healing". Therefore I don't think it's a coincidence that I woke up yesterday feeling a sense of enlightenment (a gentle remember from sleeping in a sweat shirt which reminding me to #BeBright)... Despite the festivities being over, I still made it a priority to make 'Igreja do Bonfirm' my first stop in Salvador... I tied a 'fitinha do bonfim' 'Bonfim ribbon', and sat by the gate full of colourful ribbons, not asking for anything in particular - just being thankful... . . Sharing more on the blog www.travelmakerkai.blog . . 📸 @cintia_cruz . #TravelmakerKai #TravelWriter #TravelBlogger #AvailableForCommissions #LavagemDoBonfim #Salvador #SalvadorDaBahia #Colour #LiveInColour #Colourful #fitinhadobonfim #Brazil #Brasil
The first things first - geladinho ❄️🍦☀️ (acaraje you're next!) . Getting from Salvador airport into town was super easy, affordable and pretty straightforward thanks to the city's new metro line system!... I even had time to stop for a refreshing treat - #geladinho (ice lolly specific to Bahia) 😋 . . Sharing more from my #Brazil trip on the blog www.travelmakerkai.blog . . 👗@marcafala Neck piece: @patricia_msqueira 📸 @cintia_cruz . . . #TravelmakerKai #TravelBlogger #blogueirinha #Salvador #VisitSalvador #SalvadorDaBahia #Travel #SheTravels #BlackGirlsTravelToo #Wanderlust #Brazil #ToDoList
Today I arrived in Salvador da Bahia, the land my Tabom ancestors left close to 200yrs ago for their freedom in West Africa, more specifically Accra Ghana (then the Gold Coast). I almost didn't include Salvador in my Brazil trip after flight prices sky rocketed due to the holidays, but as fate would have it, I found myself on a flight heading there before I leave (or not) for London next week... I'm quietly excited, overtly humbled and somewhere in between - at peace... #WhenSalvadorStoleMyHeart #ICameBackToGetIt #WishYouWereHereMarLutt . . . #TravelmakerKai #IArrived #Salvador #TabomNaBahia #TabomEmSalvador #BeTheLight #FollowYourHeart #ConnectingWithMyAncestors #YourGirlCameBack #IAmMyAncestors #YearOfReturn
I woke up like this... Literally! . . The past week I've experienced high levels of anxiety, which is irritating because it's taken me ages to finally be in a 'good space' - free from anxiety and depression (thank you Brazil, self-care and my amazing new friends 🙌🏾✨)... This recent anxiousness is an all too familiar feeling I have when a trip is drawing to an end my body (and mind) is on egde about how I'm going to maintain this 'good vibe' when I get back home in London... I've been thinking up coping strategies; see family, friends - well, those who'll bother making time for me (everyone is so 'busy' these days 😩), seek new work clients and commissions etc... But then this morning I realised I'd slept in my answer - thanks to staying over at @cintia_cruz after a night out! I'm still not any closer to deciding if I will or won't take my flight home next week - but whatever I decision I make, I'll aim to be #MyLight #BeBright💡✨ . . Tag someone who need some inspiration 🤗✨ . (Image description: selfie of Kai in bed wearing a jumper with slogan "Be Bright; Don't look for the light, become it") . . #TravelmakerKai #Woke #WokeUpLikeThis #SelfEvaluation #SelfRealisation #TravelWoes #Anxiety #TravelBlues #ToGoOrToStay #Light #Dark #GoodMorning #Selfcare #MentalWellbeing #Selfesteem #PositiveVibes #PositiveVibesOnly #DontLookForTheLightBecomeIt #RiseAndShine
When you're #blessed and highly favoured, the light will always find its way to you! ✨☀️#Thankful #Gratitude . 📸 @cintia_cruz . . . Tag someone who needs some inspiration 🤗✨ . #TravelmakerKai #HashtagBlessed #ThisIsMeHappy #Yellow (for #wealth ✨) #Light #Golden #GoldenHour #PositiveVibesOnly #TheLightShoneThrough #Rio #RioDeJaneiro #Brazil #Brasil #BlackGirlsTravel #travelbloggerlife #Blogger #BlackBlogger #SoloTraveller #TravelingOnMyTerms

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