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 →

Out and About in Rio: TUCUM store

On one of my walks around the bohemian area of Santa Teresa, I stumbled upon TUCUM Brasil - a store dedicated to showcasing produce made by ingenious people of Brazil. I was immediately drawn in by the colourful tribal products on display, much of which reminded me of my shopping experience in Maasai markets in... Continue Reading →

Travelmaker Kai Talks | PopPlus Brazil

Last weekend I headed over to PopPlus - a popup space for independent labels promoting 'plus size' clothing and culture that takes place in in São Paulo four times a year; March, June, September and December. Founded by journalist, press officer and DJ, Flávia Durante, its first edition was in December 2012 with 9 exhibitors. To date,... Continue Reading →

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