My Year Of Travel: 2019

My Year Of Travel: 2019

December was a crazy busy month for me, so I never got a chance to really reflect on 2019.

If you asked me to describe 2019 in word, I would probably say “mehhhh”. But when I really think about it, yes there were many lows, but there were also many highs.

Just to name a few achievements (which I still can’t believe myself), in 2019, I had my first two press trips, worked with quite a few brands and successfully organised my first event for my other platform Black Travel Creators (check us out on Twitter and Instagram).

I’m also blessed to have been able to travel a few times last year. I revisited a few countries I had previously been to and I was able to cross off a few countries off my travel bucket list.

Here is my year of travel for 2019:

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My Birthday Solo Trip Was Everything

My Birthday Solo Trip Was Everything

A birthday solo trip? Is that even a thing?

Wouldn’t it be boring and lonely to celebrate your birthday alone?

Maybe. 🤷🏿‍♀️

But what if it is freeing or empowering? And, what if making my own needs the priority, is exactly what I need?

There’s really no way to find out if something is for you without trying it at least once. So that’s what I did.

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My Birthday Self-photography Shoot In Portugal

My Birthday Self-photography Shoot In Portugal

This time last week, I celebrated my birthday in Portugal on a solo trip.

A few years ago, when I first started solo travelling, I kind of gave up on the idea of getting any good pictures of myself while travelling. I’m hella shy and awkward, so I’m not really a fan of asking a stranger to take a picture for me. And the few times I did, let’s just say that you won’t be seeing the pictures.

Fortunately for me, I met bae (AKA my tripod) and since then my photography game has been upgraded.

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Ten tips for taking your first solo trip

Ten tips for taking your first solo trip

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and go on your first solo trip?

To say that I am excited for you is a bit of an understatement lol.

I really want to use my platform to encourage y’all to step out of your comfort zone and solo travel. You won’t know if you like something until you try it.

But yes, that first solo trip can be nerve-racking AF! So to help you out, I’ve put together a few tips to help you get the most out of your first solo trip!

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