My heart is heavy - not just because not one, but both my back up credit cards have been stopped whilst on my travels - but also because it's an end of an era with American Express pulling out of Lloyds Avios Rewards Credit card scheme... Most people would advice against getting a credit card in... Continue Reading →
Sisterhood Night on the 1st December had been much anticipated with constant reminders 'who's excited for Sisterhood?' since my first visit to Hillsong! And when the day finally arrived, it was an emotional - in the most positive sense.
On one of my walks around the bohemian area of Santa Teresa, I stumbled upon TUCUM Brasil - a store dedicated to showcasing produce made by ingenious people of Brazil. I was immediately drawn in by the colourful tribal products on display, much of which reminded me of my shopping experience in Maasai markets in... Continue Reading →
Earlier this month I paid a visit to the Museu Afro Brasil / AfroBrazil museum in São Paulo, a space which highlights the African perspective in the formation of heritage, identity and Brazilian culture. A space which celebrates an often untold memory and history of Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian Art. About the Afro Brasil Museum, São Paulo Situated... Continue Reading →
I love the concept of Rap Burguer - it's simple, it's clear it serves up exactly what it says on the sign above the door - Hamburgers + Rap culture in one place! I visited Rap Burguer last night on an invitation extended by Rebecca, a fellow fierce female traveller friend, to watch an open... Continue Reading →
A visit down town into São Paulo's historic financial district with my friend Kamila offered me an opportunity to learn more about São Paulo, Brazil's most populous city, through the lens the of the Farol Santander - Santander Lighthouse. Farol Sandander was a former Banespa building which opened earlier this year on the 25th January, the... Continue Reading →
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 →
I’ve been to São Paulo twice before this trip, and I’ll let you into a little secret… It was my least favourite city in Brazil before now! It’s a business city, and prior to this trip I’d had no business here (so to speak) which probably explains my dis-attachment. On the plus side, you get to experience... Continue Reading →