Can I be a Tourist in my own City?

London is arguably the most popular tourist destination in the whole world, according to London's Economic Plan, attracting around 30 million visitors from other countries every year. As a born and bred Londoner, I'll admit, I don't view London in the same light as someone who's new to this city... I'm often excited to book a... Continue Reading →

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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! Staying true to my mission to highlight the often unseen 'Blackness' of Colombia, a stop over in Medellín gave me an opportunity to interview Marian Valoyes... Continue Reading →

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Salvador: It’s not Goodbye

My stay in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil ended with a collaborative shoot with artist Jan Siebert for a visual idea I had to share some insight into my Salvador trip through film. Jan went along with my ideas and contributed his own creativity... Here's a quick edit of some of my fav shots in the... Continue Reading →

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Bogotá Highlights: Galería African Diaspora Opens to Showcases Afro-Colombian and African artists

My first introduction to Black culture in Colombia, having arrived fresh off the plane in Bogota, was a visit downtown for the opening of Galería African Diaspora... The irony of the gallery name and my mission to connect African-diaspora stories, didn't go unnoticed! Looking for Travel accommodation? Get £25 off Your First Airbnb booking or £9 off an Airbnb... Continue Reading →

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How Kai Got Her #MoJo Back in Brazil!

How Stella Got Her Groove Back is one of my all-time favourite films! On many levels I can relate to Stella (played by the amazing Angela Bassett); a forty-something, highly successful corporate black woman from San Francisco who is persuaded by her friend to take a well deserved, first-class vacation to Jamaica in an attempt... Continue Reading →

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Tabom No Brasil: Arriving in Salvador da Bahia

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 →

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