Can I be a Tourist in my own City?

According to LCP (London's Economic Plan), London is the most popular tourist destination in the whole world, attracting around 30 million visitors from other countries every year. As a born and bred Londoner, I'll admit, I don't view London in the same light as someone who's new to this city... I'm often excited to book a... Continue Reading →

Made In Medellín: Does My Dark Skin Offend You?

Medellín, Colombia is famous for so many things - Pablo Escobar, city of Eternal Spring, surrounding coffee growing regions, amazing mountain top views... And it's latest arrival - Afro~Vibes! A stop over in Medellín gave me an opportunity to interview Marian Valoyes Chaverra - the 22 year old Afro-Colombian entrepreneur and Law student behind the... Continue Reading →

Salvador: It’s not Goodbye

My stay in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil ended with a collaborative shoot with artist Jan Siebert for a visual idea I had to share some insight into my Salvador trip through film. Jan went along with my ideas and contributed his own creativity... Here's a quick edit of some of my fav shots in the... Continue Reading →

Bogotá Highlights: Galería African Diaspora Opens to Showcases Afro-Colombian and African artists

My first introduction to Black culture in Colombia, having arrived fresh off the plane in Bogota, was a visit downtown for the opening of Galería African Diaspora... The irony of the gallery name and my mission to connect African-diaspora stories, didn't go unnoticed! Looking for Travel accommodation? Get £25 off Your First Airbnb booking or £9 off an Airbnb... Continue Reading →

FALA: Kai Talks to Matheus Len’s

My stay in Salvador was an opportunity to self-reflect, and in doing so I centred my reflection around my ancestry... Who am I?, and who would I have been had my Tabom ancestors not left Salvador da Bahia, Brazil around the year of 1835?I sought a photographer I could collaborate with to share insight into... Continue Reading →

How Kai Got Her #MoJo Back in Brazil!

How Stella Got Her Groove Back is one of my all-time favourite films! On many levels I can relate to Stella (played by the amazing Angela Bassett); a forty-something, highly successful corporate black woman from San Francisco who is persuaded by her friend to take a well deserved, first-class vacation to Jamaica in an attempt... Continue Reading →

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