Tourism consultant + Travel blogger since 2008 + Guidebook writer + Digital marketing trainer + Podcaster + Resident in Uganda since 2009
Experience East Africa with me, Diary of a Muzungu | Uganda & east Africa Travel Blog: adventure, conservation, cultural (mis)observations, safaris, birding and wildlife, volunteering and life as a British expat woman trying to get to grips with life in a developing country.
🌳🐘🦁🦅🦋 Passionate advocate for conservation and responsible tourism.
🎙 Podcast launching 2023.
✍🏻 Researcher / updater for Fodor's Complete Guide to the African Safari (Uganda and Rwanda chapters) and Horizon Guides.
📚 Contributor to Bradt Guide Uganda; writer for The Daily Telegraph Expat section; Ng'aali Uganda Airlines magazine; Lonely Planet featured blogger (2012 to 2015).
🥇 Named Africa Travel Promoter of the Year in the Top 100 Women in Travel and Tourism 2022, Africa Travel Awards at Akwaaba African Travel Markets, Nigeria.
🥇 Winner Best Digital Tourism Media, Uganda Tourism Excellence Awards 2017 & 2015.
🤔 Curious to see who's here and how travel inspires us. 🗺 Interested in seeing trends from different corners of the world. 😎 Open to new opportunities.
Everywhere in Africa!
Benin, Botswana, Khartoum, Kinshasa, Marrakech, Zimbabwe
🥐 Breakfast waitress in a 4 star hotel. Imagine: a 16 year old me at work by 6.30 am? One of my favourite jobs in fact!
⛷ In my 20's I ran a ski chalet in Tignes in the French Alps. I joke that I was quite possibly the worse chalet girl ever(!) but I returned home fluent in French (and as confident on a monoski as two skis!)
✍🏻 Writing opportunities.
📷 Media trips and fam trips.
🎙 Podcasting. My podcast launches in 2023.
3. Local food 😋
Starting a travel blog is one of the best things I have ever done. I launched my blog Diary of a Muzungu @DIARYOFAMUZUNGU in 2008 and it has become a recognised platform for promoting travel in Uganda and East Africa. Along the way, I have had some inc... show more
How to become a Travel Writer? 1 year ago
Hello everyone... a meet up 'in person'... I can't afford to miss this one! 😁 I am a blogger, tourism consultant and digital marketing trainer based in Uganda since 2009. I specialise in promoting East Africa but I'm interested in all aspects of travel ... show more