Despite my passion for travel and a second hat as a travel journalist, Greece hadn’t yet made its way on my ‘been there, done that’ list. Prior to this trip my nearest connection to the host country of the first modern-day Olympics back in 1896, was a short-lived stay on Greek Street (London). 15 years... Continue Reading →
My London Story (that was never published but it’s OK)
I wrote this article back in 2017 for TimeOut's My London Story segment however it never got published. So here's my London Story on Diversity Matters...
My TFL Cycle to Yoga video post-lockdown goes viral!
I woke up yesterday to a WhatsApp message from my cousin Rae "looking great on my Twitter feed cuz!" What nice surprise, I thought. I hadn't heard from Rae in while. I clicked on the click to be sure of what she was referring to. I have to admit my social media presence fizzled away... Continue Reading →
How to chase away your Lockdown Blues: Eat Out to Help Out
After months of being cooped up indoors, nothing quite says 'post-lockdown' like the Eat Out to Help Out scheme being rolled out throughout the UK from today !... Looks like I'll be eating my way outta of the lockdown blues! From 3 to 31 August, get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants... Continue Reading →
StreetSpace for London Campaign
As London begins to ease lockdown restrictions, and the capital slowly opens up again, TFL (Transport for London) is encouraging us to find new ways of travelling if London is to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
My Soho Times magazine launch!
It's been a busy few month - hence no recent travel updates! Believe it or not, I've managed to stay put in London without having itchy feet to get on a plane... And that's because I'm launching a magazine to showcase the most dynamic part of London - Soho! Remember when I was back from... Continue Reading →
Travelmaking Kai & Shay’s Day Out at Somerset House, London
My niece Shay is my special guest blogger, sharing her experience at "Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers!" in her own words... With the help of her friend (a cartoon character I created), TravelmakingKai!
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 →
Diaspora Pavilion 2017: Reflections of Venice Through my Lens
In May 2017 I was selected for an amazing opportunity - to work in Venice, Italy during the Venice Biennale! Home for the duration of my stay was a surreal historic setting of an actual palace; Palazzo Pisani S. Marina. This article first published on Diversity Matters shares my experience... https://youtu.be/s3o0jf70aJE The Diaspora Pavilion run from May 13th... Continue Reading →
Finding Juliet: A Stop Over in Verona Italy
Earlier this year when I booked my trip to Palermo, the bustling capital of the Italian island Sicily, I opted for the cheapest deal which just happened to included 7-hour stop over in Verona. Would this be a value for money trip visiting two parts of a country on one flight ticket, or would I... Continue Reading →