2019 has been dubbed 'The Year of Return' by Ghana's Tourism Board who's campaign to acknowledge 400 years since the first Trans-Atlantic slave ships left its shores for North America (Virginia), has attracted the Black Diaspora - particularly those from North America, to visit Ghana. The Year of Return is particularly symbolic in my journey... Continue Reading →
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 →
Bahamas Emergency Response: Documenting the aftermath of hurricane Dorian with DoGoodFilms
I'm once again re-united with DoGoodFilms since our recent trip to Jordan earlier this summer to document the #NoLostGeneration Tech Summit in Amman, after which we went on to create a pilot of Around the World and Black. This re-union however is on much more emotional grounds - documenting the aftermath of hurricane Dorian -... 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!
Key Discoveries: 23 Tips and Recommendations for Jordan
With tourism at a peak, there's no doubt Jordan has something to offer for all types of travellers. Whether it's the urban buzz of downtown Amman you're into, the spiritual serenity of Wadi Rum to unwind or wander in the wonders of Petra - you'll find your perfect scenery match! We continue our Key Discoveries... Continue Reading →
MisBeee Writes creates AKADi magazine – inspiring insights from our communities!
Nothing quite kicks away the blues than unexpectedly seeing yourself as the cover girl of a brand new magazine! I had to do a double take when fellow British-Ghanaian journalist, Abena Sɛwaa aka MisBeee, tagged me on the gram premiering her new online magazine... The surprise element of course being I wasn't aware I'd be on... Continue Reading →
British Airways Amex bonus Avios points for a friend!
If you're looking for a way to make your money stretch that much further for your travels - the British Airways American Express credit card could be for you! Use my referral link before 18th August 2019 to get up to 6,000 bonus avios points when you sign up for the British Airways American Express credit... Continue Reading →
Key Discoveries: What’s it like being Black in Jordan?
There's something magical about connecting with another badass black girl who travels the world, grabs at opportunities which come her way with both hands, and breaks the limiting social conventions we're expected to abide by... I guess it's all part and parcel of the #BlackGirlMagic phenomena taking the blogosphere by storm! Meet Keylee, a young... Continue Reading →
The FaceApp brought me face to face with my biggest fear…
"Is anyone else's social media feed starting to look like a nursing home?" TheDrazzyShow asked on his Insta-stories. As humorous as it sounded, I couldn't help but agree. I've been off the gram for a minute so I don't even know if this FaceApp thing is a challenge or just a really freaky trend... which... Continue Reading →
A Night in Wadi Rum: My Spiritual Encounter with the Desert
Is it's possible to have more than one spirit place?... That place where your soul feels completely as one with your mind and body. It's as if you're on familiar territory; perhaps from a previous encounter, perhaps from a previous life... That feeling usually comes to me when I'm by the sea and was especially... Continue Reading →