What to expect when travelling black

What to expect when travelling black

Travelling black is a whole different experience.

When travelling as a black person, it can be hella nerve-wracking. You never know how people are going to react to you. You never know how you are going to be treated.

We constantly find ourselves googling or YouTubing what it’s like to travel to a certain destination as a black person.

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Ten Black Travel Instagram pages that will keep your wanderlust alive

Ten Black Travel Instagram pages that will keep your wanderlust alive

To appease my wanderlust at times when I’m not out exploring the world, I follow a number of travel pages on Instagram.

However, I found that a lot of the pages I was following only showed one type of traveller.

I rarely, if ever saw someone who looked like me. Someone that I could relate to.

That’s why I think it’s so important for black people to follow black travel Instagram pages. Although we may not (or rarely) be included in the mainstream pages, we have been able to create our own mainstream.

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Black Girl Travel Diaries: Singapore

Black Girl Travel Diaries: Singapore

In less than 30 minutes of arriving at Singapore’s airport -Singapore Changi Airport – I was already halfway in love with the country.

Those first 30 minutes in a new country can tell you so much about a country and it’s people. Within that short time frame, I was made to feel very welcomed. The airport staff were very friendly and helpful and there was none of those fake smiles or half-hearted greetings.

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Black Girl Travel Diaries: Marrakech

Black Girl Travel Diaries: Marrakech

Welcome to the third entry in the Black Girl Travel Diaries!

If you haven’t read the first two entries about my trips to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and Gran Canaria, Spain, be sure to check them out.

This entry is about my trip to Marrakech in January, I decided to shake things up a little bit and instead of the usual blog post, this entry is a vlog. So get yourself a cup of tea and some biscuits and enjoy!

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Black Girl Travel Diaries: Gran Canaria

Black Girl Travel Diaries: Gran Canaria

In a few days, it will be a year since my trip to Gran Canaria. You’re probably wondering why I’m only now writing about something that happened a year ago, but this post has been in my draft posts since I returned from this trip. I’ve been writing this post on and off over the last few months.

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