5 Incredible Things That Happened When I Quit Alcohol

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Have you ever tried or contemplated quitting alcohol? I would bet my bottom dollar that if you're a regular drinker, you have considered quitting alcohol at least once in your lifetime, especially after a bad hangover or after some less than ideal decisions made in a drunken state. I had previously sworn off alcohol several … Continue reading 5 Incredible Things That Happened When I Quit Alcohol

8 Effective Strategies For Coping With Depression While Solo Traveling

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You're on your dream vacation. You've been planning, saving, and dreaming of this particular destination for months, years even. In your dreams, you saw yourself trotting about the streets, admiring the graffiti or sitting in a café on the riviera sipping some freshly brewed coffee, people watching and stealing glances from distant strangers, an incredible … Continue reading 8 Effective Strategies For Coping With Depression While Solo Traveling

Dreaming of Che Shale Hotel and Kitesurf Center: 6 Key Highlights

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It is hard to deny that the Kenyan Coast is a land blessed with several stunning beaches. There is plenty to choose from when it comes to the beachy side of life, and Che Shale Hotel & Kitesurf Center in Mambrui, Malindi is no exception to this rule. This Kenyan village-meets-the modern world property sits … Continue reading Dreaming of Che Shale Hotel and Kitesurf Center: 6 Key Highlights

My Road Trip Experience From Kenya To Southern Africa

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As an African, when you think of travel, your first thought likely goes to Europe, The Americas, or Asia. While on the other hand, people from said countries spend thousands of dollars to visit Africa. Slowly but surely, though, Africans are starting to see the beauty in their backyards as well. I decided to embark … Continue reading My Road Trip Experience From Kenya To Southern Africa

6 Reasons Why You Should Love Your Single Lifestyle

I have been single for a while now. Years, to be precise. No, he doesn't count. And, I'm not sure I want to end this status soon, especially after trying out the incredibly complicated modern-day dating scene. It's a back and forth of dishonesty, almost zero effort, ghosting, ego clashes, poor communication, side dishes, and … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why You Should Love Your Single Lifestyle

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The Plight Of Traveling As A Black African Woman: My Personal Experiences

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While travel has tons of benefits, for a black woman, it comes with challenges specific to them. You may find yourself unwanted and unwelcome in some territories because your features aren't quite standard, or you'll likely be profiled and detained at immigration for no apparent reason. This article highlights some of the negative experiences I have had in relation to my blackness and African-ness.