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Charlotte Beauvoisin
Tourism consultant + blogger, Diary of a Muzungu
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Joined March 2016
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About me

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.

πŸŒ³πŸ˜πŸ¦πŸ¦…πŸ¦‹ Passionate advocate for conservation and responsible tourism.

πŸŽ™ Podcast launching 2023.

✍🏻 Researcher / updater for Fodor's Complete Guide to the African Safari (Uganda and Rwanda chapters) and Horizon Guides.

πŸ“š Contributor to Bradt Guide Uganda; writer for The Daily Telegraph Expat section; Ng'aali Uganda Airlines magazine; Lonely Planet featured blogger (2012 to 2015).

πŸ₯‡ 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.

πŸ₯‡ Winner Best Digital Tourism Media, Uganda Tourism Excellence Awards 2017 & 2015.

Why did you join the community?

πŸ€” Curious to see who's here and how travel inspires us. πŸ—Ί Interested in seeing trends from different corners of the world. 😎 Open to new opportunities.

What is your favorite travel destination?

Everywhere in Africa!

Sicily

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Benin, Botswana, Khartoum, Kinshasa, Marrakech, Zimbabwe

What was your first travel job?

πŸ₯ 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!

β›· 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!)

What do you want to learn more about?

✍🏻 Writing opportunities.

πŸ“· Media trips and fam trips.

πŸŽ™ Podcasting. My podcast launches in 2023.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

1. Perspectives.

2. Growth.

3. Local food πŸ˜‹

Comments

  • I'm a big fan of Horizon Guides. (Disclaimer: I'm one of their writers). They are in-depth guides (I write about mountain gorilla tracking in Uganda, Rwanda and the DR Congo) written by local experts. (I've lived in Uganda for 15 years and work in trave... show more

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    Horizon Guides 4 months ago

  • 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

  • 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