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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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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I just turned 25 in my 25th country!!

I just turned 25 in my 25th country!!

I’m literally dancing around my apartment in Thailand as I write this.

Today is a very special day. I haven’t just turned 25, I have turned 25 in my 25th country! 🙌🏾

I am so happy and blessed to say that I have been able to meet a goal that I set a year ago. A goal that I never really thought that I would achieve, yet here I am today.

Thank you so much to everyone who has supported and encouraged me in reaching this goal.

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Ohrid 2017 photo gallery

Ohrid 2017 photo gallery

Where is Ohrid, you ask? Ohrid is a small city in Macedonia.

Never head of Macedonia either? Well it’s located in South-East Europe; bordering Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Albania.

This is beginning to sound a bit like a geography lesson lol!

If you hadn’t heard of Ohrid or Macedonia, don’t worry, you’re not the only one. Most people that I have spoken to about my trip to Ohrid, had never heard of Ohrid or Macedonia.

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Ten tips for taking amazing pictures on your solo trip

Ten tips for taking amazing pictures on your solo trip

In an ideal world, you’d meet a hot local on your travels, who not only wants to show you around their hometown, but who also turns out to be a talented photographer and wants to help you get them Instagram worthy shots.

Well in reality, there isn’t a hot local turned photographer, or maybe I’m just not that lucky lol. In my experience, there is just me and my camera.

This, however, does not mean you can’t get them Instagram worthy pictures on your solo trip. Quite a number of my favourite travel pictures, are pictures that I took while solo travelling.

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