I'm a freelance writer and blogger.

I'm a freelance writer, copywriter, and blogger. I have an MA in Social Anthropology. I write about travel, social justice, digital marketing, and more.

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matadornetwork

Traveling while black is a radical act

“Occupying spaces in which I am not welcome is resistance.”

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Porthole Magazine

Like A Local: Martinique… French Twist | Porthole Cruise Magazine

In Martinique, close the guidebooks and let a local lead the way.

Trippingdrive article
The Globe And Mail

Tripping in Guadeloupe: Drive a stick? Now I’m in trouble - The Globe and Mail

“Bon courage,” one said, snickering – the tire looked like it had been shredded in an industrial food processor.

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Bombay Times - The Of India

The challenges of traveling on an Indian passport - Times of India

Book a ticket and just leave is one of the inspirational travel quotes that doesn't always apply to wanderlust-filled carriers of an Indian passport. This is a reported piece featuring interviews with people who make travelling on an Indian passport work.

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xojane

UNPOPULAR OPINION: Teaching English Abroad Is Neocolonialism

You didn’t earn this privilege; you simply won the linguistic lottery.

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travelandescape.ca

How to Visit France... Without Going to Europe

There is this sumptuous and luxurious idea that France is all about dipping croissants in a café au lait and walking along the Seine holding a baguette.

flio.com

William P. Hobby Airport

Getting around the airport - Flio Airport App

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Thought Catalog

10 Things London Tourists Need To Chill Out About | Thought Catalog

3. Finding the perfectly traditional English pub.
If there is one it’s probably not London

flio.com

Heathrow Airport (T2) - FLIO

Getting around the airport

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buyersynthesis.com

5 Things Anthropologists Can Teach You About Being a Better Marketer

4. Anthropologists know their worth.

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alyssawrites.com

Infographic: The 12 Markets of Christmas:

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tugagency.com

How to Write a Content Brief that Doesn't Suck - Or That Gets Results - Tug | Digital Media Agency

How to Write a Content Brief that Doesn't Suck - Or...

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One Extra Pixel

Using Psychology to Become a Better Web Designer

The Psychology of Fonts

tugagency.com

Why Search Agencies Need an In-House Content Creator - Tug | Digital Media Agency

Why Search Agencies Need an In-House Content Creato...

tugagency.com

Insight Into your Website's Usability - Tug | Digital Media Agency

Insight Into your Website's Usability - Tug | Digit...