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...
A meeting with Bitonga Travel founder in Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo reveals why representation of black female travellers is so important and her vision to connect Black Women wanderlusts in Latin America...
2019 marks 400 years since the start of the West Africa Trans Atlantic Slave Trade which which is documented to have began in 1419. 2019 marca os 400 anos do início do tráfico de escravos do oeste africano pelo atlântico, documentado desde o começo de 1419. Brazil was the last country in the Western world... 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.
My month started on a high note with it being my best friend Kinho aka Coach MVA's birthday. Our friendship spans over a decade from when we worked together in London. Despite only seeing each other once a year when Kinho comes to London for a work conference, our 'best friendship' has stood the test... 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 →
Hillsong São Paulo - Welcome Home! I've found a second home in São Paulo, and it comes in the form of the coolest venue in town for positive vibes and receiving blessings. That's right - I adopted Hillsong (or rather it adopted me) as a place of worship just over a month ago after my... 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 →
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 →