Home-visit invitations at the old train station, a street-savvy mzungu and some idle boda boda riders. Wherever you go, nothing will be more interesting than the people.
Moshi, Tanzania c. May 2019.
Freelance writers, digital marketers, digital nomads, let this be a message of encouragement from me to you - celebrate every win!
My local tips for Nairobi and Zanzibar got published on Google’s Touring Bird and I’m excited about it. Check it out.
Getting schooled on music from all around Africa, past and present. Sauti za Busara 2018 was a festival and a half - read more for my experiences and photo diary.
One morning I roamed around Stone Town, Zanzibar and photographed some of my favourite beautiful traditional wooden doors. With Arab and Indian influences dating back to the 18th and 19th Century, every door has a story to tell about its occupants from then to now.
Here's my beginner's list of festivals and celebrations in Africa to experience - from film festivals to music, art and culture. Just as soon as the flights get cheaper and the visa requirements easier. I'm ready.
I decided to compile a list of fashion weeks all across the continent that I've been eyeing over the years and very much plan on attending some time in the near future, either to walk as a model or capture a blogger. Or both ;)
Part 1 of 2 in my African Fashion Weeks: A Model's Bucket List (in no particular order)