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champagne sisters 🍾 #chicago

I’m so Chi that you thought I was bashful ✨ #kanyekonfidence

we love ya, chi town

PDX, you got the views 🌲#pnwonderland

dabbling in some floral arrangements with a few of my favorite things @outdoorvoices @gritbybrit + 🍾
thanks @ovdallas + @parkcitiespetals! #doingthings

when her bumble profile says she loves hiking 🌵 #doingthings #sedonaarizona

🔺the devil went down to georgia 🔻#foreverredeyes *not actually made in atlanta cc: @sean__

Someday I will come to you, Japan. But for now, let me enjoy this piece of you here in Florida.

What’s missing from my photos from West Africa? Well, tons of pictures of me posing with adorable, anonymous African children! 🤭
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On the other side of this photo is literally 20 cute kids all looking from behind my tripod and giggling and making me laugh. But I need to remind myself, if I were a mother would I want a stranger taking pictures of my children? .
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Would I want said person to post the picture online for likes and comments to benefit herself? Going to the African continent and taking selfies hugging a child —sick or healthy, from a loving and stable family or at an orphanage (ohhhhh please don’t support orphanage tourism 😰) is not a tourist experience. I feel sad when various Instagram travel accounts perpetuate that idea of “ohhh a white woman can realize the joys of life by taking pictures of random children”. Sigh...someone’s child is not a prop. I am nobody’s savior. .
If you were a tourist in France you wouldn’t approach random children for selfies and candy, why is it suddenly ok in Burkina Faso?
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Whew that was one of my more serious rants! Obviously there are plenty of situations in which taking pictures with children is totally fine, but it can be a bit of a touchy subject. I remember once, in Lesotho, this older couple on a hike near me were literally picking up local children and placing them in the perfect poses for their photos. It was like they were just dolls.
Ok RANT OVER!
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This is in beautiful Bani, Burkina Faso. You should all go there- you can visit the gorgeous mosques and pig out on fresh mangos while hanging out with the mosque’s guardian. He told me to take a million selfies and post them all over the internet because he wants more tourists to visit his town! So doooo itttt!
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The history of South Africa jewellery range 🇿🇦 by the talented @j.o_designs

Shop the full range via the link in their bio. Beautiful capture by the incredibly talented @tegansmithphotography

Good morning from Poland. I love breakfast! wrote this breakfast song and did a breakfast dance for you, giggle. Show me your breakfast dance! "Breakfast makes me dance, and do a happy wiggle in my pants. But I don't want to go France, except maybe to give croissants a chance. It's not just happenstance, that I get up every day and prance. Because breakfast is a chance, to do a cheerful dance." #breakfast #ilovebreakfast #happydance #krakow

Kuta beach is probably the most popular beach in Bali, but I rarely visit it just because I thought it would be too crowded and I don’t enjoy crowded beaches. I went there as a kid when there were no hidden beaches or quiet secluded beaches to go to. As I grew older, I just lost my interest to go there. But when I visited it a while ago, just before sunset, although it was a bit crowded, I just loved it. I was very happy just to be there.
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Sand, sea breeze, vast sky. Maybe that’s what we all need once in a while to escape, whatever it is we escape from.
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Temple Treks 🚶

Is this Bosnia or Wakanda 😜 Bosnia is now one of my favourite places in Europe. It was amazing backpacking in the Balkans with my travelling sister! #backpacking #blacktravelfeed #blacktraveljourney #girlsabroad #blackwithpassports #ladiesgoneglobal #bosnia #kravicewaterfalls #kravice #blacktravelista #blacktravelclub #femaletravelbloggers #travelnoire #blackandabroad #blackgirlstraveltoo #blacktraveljunkies

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