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Our Work

We're planning more than our client's holidays but impactful, life-transforming cultural & and leisure experiences.

We plan and organise Bespoke & and safe travel experience packages for our clients, helping them source reliable transportation, accommodation, guided activities, and unique cultural experiences breaking stereotypes about Africa, the Caribbean & and Brazil.

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Case Study - Corporate Retreat

We have planned a post-pandemic 1-year, 10-day cultural, adventure & and leisure Ghana staff retreat for AqenY, a NYC-based Education Equality Charity, in December 2022.

We have been tailoring the trip experience as much as possible, supporting pre-trip extensively with arranging visa on arrival but also finding a STEM Kits supplier for Aqeny to sponsor 2 local classes with 1 year STEM kits, during their Charity day. The Trip was filled with local & and cultural experiences, from Chasing waterfalls, shopping in local markets, getting outfits made by a seamstress, doing a safari, and visiting mosques, to learning about slavery rituals and experiencing the local cuisine

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Case Study - Corporate Retreat

We have been planning for 6 months a 10-day Cultural, adventure & and leisure Ghana group tour for Rebound a Minneapolis-based Education Equality & Fostering Charity, in July 2023.

We have been tailoring the trip experience as much as possible, supporting pre-trip extensively by arranging immersive activities with the local communities: Visiting markets, cooking classes, Ga & Twi language classes, visiting a school and buying school supplies, during their Charity day. The Trip was filled with local & and cultural experiences, from Chasing waterfalls, shopping in local markets, learning about Adinkra symbols and taking part in a tie & die workshop on local fabrics, hiking and swimming in Anasema waterfalls, to learning about slavery rituals and experiencing the local cuisine.

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Case Study - Family & Friend Group Trip

We have been helping a family & friends group of 3, French Haitian Ladies, from Paris for their first trip to Africa. We have arranged activities in Zanzibar & Mainland Tanzania, for 3 weeks. Removing any barrier around travelling to Africa safely and bringing accessibility in Price, for a budget trip, via our Travel planning service, in Oct and Nov 2022.

We have been tailoring the trip experience as much as possible, supporting pre-trip extensively by arranging immersive activities with the local communities: Visiting markets, cooking classes, snorkelling, going for safaris in the Ngorongoro crater area & and Tarangire Elephant Park. The Trip was filled with local and cultural experiences, from visiting Stonetown on a walking historical & and cultural tour, shopping in local markets, learning about East Africa Slavery, and taking part in a cooking workshop while visiting a Spice farm, hiking and swimming in Chemka Hot Springs, staying in local lodge while on Safari looking for the Big 5!

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Case Study -Solo Trip

We have been helping Synza a French Congolese lady, from Paris living in Germany, for her first trip to Jamaica, in the Caribbean We have researched Airbnb and family hotels for her in Kingston, Ocho Rios & Port Antonio & and arranged activities for 2 weeks. Removing any barrier around travelling to the Caribbean safely and bringing accessibility in Price, for a budget trip, via our Travel planning service, in July/ August 2022.

We have been tailoring the trip experience as much as possible, supporting pre-trip extensively by arranging to visit local river cruise activities with the local communities: Visiting markets, staying at local Airbnbs & youth hotels, surfing, and going for Rivers.

 

The Trip was filled with local & cultural experiences, from visiting Kigston on a walking historical & cultural tour, shopping in local markets, learning about Bob Marley & The Wailers, and taking part in a surfing class, hiking and swimming in Dunns Waterfalls, Reach Falls & Blue Lagoon!

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Case Study - Fashionista Travel Club

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We have helped the tour leader with planning a 1-week trip to London, for the Autumn / Winter 2023 Fashion week for a New York-based Fashionista Travel club of 40+ y.o., a group of 22 Afro-American ladies. Win September 2023.

We have helped source a female black history tour guide, and Black-owned businesses to patronize during the tour, as well as helping in person for Hotel Check-in and organised Luxury private shopping experiences in Harrods & Selfridges, and semi-private rooftop dining experience in Paris, luxury department store Les Galleries Lafayette.

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Case Study - Family trip

We have been planning 6  month ahead, a 2 week Cultural, adventure & and leisure North America family tour for Jahlyssa and her teenage son, they are French Guadeloupeans, living in Paris, in August 2023.

We have been tailoring the trip experience as much as possible, supporting pre-trip extensively by looking for cheap flights from Paris to New York domestic flights to Miami, and Ground transportation to Washington DC. We have recommended  Black heritage sites and activities to do in each with the local communities: Visiting museums, Haitian neighbourhoods, key American historical figures locations & and memorials, black businesses and shopping spots to patronise during their stay. The Trip was filled with local & and cultural experiences, from attending Spike Lee's Brooklyn Black Party, learning about Malcolm X Mosque, visiting Little Haiti in Miami,  visiting Washington DC Afro American History Museum, and dining at Caribbean restaurants.

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Case Study - Family & Birthday Trip

We have been helping a family of 2, mothers and daughters, British St-Lucian from London, for their first trip to Tanzania. We have arranged activities in Zanzibar, for 10 days Removing any barriers around travelling to Africa safely and bringing accessibility in Price, for an occasion trip, via our Travel planning service, in September and October 2023

We have adopted the travel experience as much as possible, largely supporting pre-travel by:


Organizing immersive activities with local communities: visiting markets, cooking classes, snorkelling and providing local taxis for airport pick-up.

The trip was filled with local and cultural experiences, from visiting Stonetown on a historical and cultural walking tour, to shopping at the local food and spice markets, to learning about slavery in Africa from the East and participating in a cooking workshop while visiting a spice farm, snorkelling. at Blue Lagoon and Mnemba Island.

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Case Study - Family & Birthday Trip

We have been helping a family group of 2 Twin sisters, French Haitian Ladies, from Paris for their first trip to Africa. We have arranged activities in Kenya, for 10 days Removing any barrier around travelling to Africa safely and bringing accessibility in Price, for an occasion trip, via our Travel planning service, in September and October 2023

We have been tailoring the trip experience as much as possible, supporting pre-trip extensively by:

Researching Flights (international & and domestic), beach resorts to stay in,

arranging immersive activities with the local communities: Visiting markets, cooking classes, snorkelling, and providing local taxis for airport pick-up. The Trip was filled with local and cultural experiences, from visiting Mombassa on a walking historical & and cultural tour, shopping in local food and spice markets, learning about East Africa Slavery, and taking part in a cooking workshop while visiting a Spice farm, hiking and swimming in the Africa Shaped pool, Hiking Sheldrick Waterfalls trails, and finding out activities for their Nairobi stay as well!

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