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 →
São Paulo is home to 12.2 million people, with a total of 21.6 million living in its metropolitan area - this city defines the meaning of 'a concrete jungle'! Here are 6 influencers who made me feel less of a stranger and more at home than I could have ever expected...
"First of all, I need to say the word fat is alright. I prefer to be called fat..." As fat phobia continues to marginalise and discriminate, this body positive Brazilian model and influencer tells why it's ok to call her fat. Meet Bianca Guirgel...Watch the short video interview 👇🏾https://youtu.be/du-M-AwI86w Bianca wears: Aline Vito dress and Boutique de... Continue Reading →
Hi everyone! This week marks a special week for me - the last of my sweet twenties as I approach dirty thirty on Thursday 15th October! I'll be celebrating the special occasion from Istanbul 14th - 19th Oct, reviewing culture in the dynamic city that is divided between Europe and Asia. On my to-do list includes visiting the... Continue Reading →
I'm 5950.877 miles from home... That's the furthest I've ever travelled, according to freemaptools.com's calculations! I've been in Tokyo for a little over a week (excluding a quick trip to Seoul which I'll blog about in the next post), and lets just say its an 'interesting' experience. Yes interesting because unlike Marmite, I can't work... Continue Reading →
There seems to be a reoccurring theme for the small villages dotted around Piemonte - there's always an excuse for a "festa"! So despite the down pour of rain that Italy faced last night, the first night of the week long "festa" in Boschetto, a community of Chivasso, in the countryside of Torino the party... Continue Reading →
My summer vacation starts with good food which means I'm in Italy for the Festa del Pesce in the Piemonte village Rodallo. I'm back for here for the second year running. You'll find me behind the bar serving mojitos! Bon appetito!
When you think of a holiday destination in Africa, Nigeria may not be an obvious choice. However Angela Lipton - my first guest contributor - could change that as she reveals some hidden treasures of the West African nation... Amazing Nigeria. The beauty of Nigeria is proverbial and its cultural heritage, listed among the UNESCO Heritage Sites, is... Continue Reading →
From the lovely Barbara Ntumy - my Ghanaian sister and NUS Black Students Campaign committee member... She takes a different perspective on the Ghana Independance parties I will no doubt be attending. Food for thought. Happy Ghana Independance! x
Hollywood writer shares her observations of the subtext behind Vanity Fair’s 20th annual Hollywood issue March front cover… Who wins the limelight?
Have you checked out my student blog? The Educationally Frustrated Student 😉
So what’s the catch?!
Is it just me, or is it too good to believe that this mainstream high-end magazine known as being “too white” has put Kenyan beauty Lupita Amondi Nyong’o center stage ahead of other well-known Oscar-nominated names, on their front cover?
Evidently it’s not just me questioning!
So when Californian writer Lia Langworthy who hosted me in her Hollywood home 2 years ago, questioned the context of this picture, I just had to take the opportunity get her opinion on my blog!
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