Tolu answers questions from me about her time in Southern Africa; from eating plum and wild carrot flavored gelato to paragliding over Signal hill’s stunning landscape.
It’s cold in Seoul in January but that does little to stop me from seeing the city.
I lived in Laos for a month, spent the better part of a cold November night crying in Vancouver, sampled street food in South Korea, learned a 90s Brazilian dance style in San Diego and ended 2019 surrounded by love in Nigeria.
Yemi and I are in the backseat of her parent’s car listening as they recount wistful memories from living in Los Angeles. “A straight bus down Wilshire is essentially a tour of L.A.” Aunt E. says as we pass by familiar places—the second-story apartment one of her kids jumped down from, LACMA, someone’s old school.Continue reading “A Weekend in L.A.”
Out on the open deck, I watch gleaming shorelines and isolated rock formations come into view in contrast with a striking blue seascape. Time, unhurried, seems to match the ferry’s speed as we make a slow, deliberate approach to Koh Phi Phi island. Slipping off the ferry, I walk along the shoreline and towards aContinue reading “Between Sand and Sea: Phi Phi Islands, Thailand”