One of the key frustrations of being a life-style blogger has to be the lack of eyes on your blog (blog traffic). After all, is there much point in writing a blog if no-one's even reading your content?... And how can people read your blog if they can't even find it (here's where SEO -... Continue Reading →
2019 – The Year of Return
“In the year 2019, we open our arms even wider to welcome home our brothers and sisters in what will become a birthright journey home for the global African family.” - President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana.
São Paulo is home to 12.2 million people, with a total of 21.6 million living in its metropolitan area - this city defines the meaning of 'a concrete jungle'! Here are 6 influencers who made me feel less of a stranger and more at home than I could have ever expected...
I arrived in Salvador da Bahia, the land my Tabom ancestors left close to 200 years ago for their freedom in West Africa, more specifically Accra Ghana (then the Gold Coast). I almost didn't include Salvador in this Brazil trip after flight prices sky rocketed due to the holidays, and my credit card suddenly not... Continue Reading →
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 →
My heart is heavy - not just because not one, but both my back up credit cards have been stopped whilst on my travels - but also because it's an end of an era with American Express pulling out of Lloyds Avios Rewards Credit card scheme... Most people would advice against getting a credit card in... Continue Reading →
Sisterhood Night on the 1st December had been much anticipated with constant reminders 'who's excited for Sisterhood?' since my first visit to Hillsong! And when the day finally arrived, it was an emotional - in the most positive sense.
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 →
Earlier this month I paid a visit to the Museu Afro Brasil / AfroBrazil museum in São Paulo, a space which highlights the African perspective in the formation of heritage, identity and Brazilian culture. A space which celebrates an often untold memory and history of Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian Art. About the Afro Brasil Museum, São Paulo Situated... Continue Reading →