10 Black Female Travelers To Follow

It’s the end of Black History Month and after a month of featuring Black Female Travelers on our Instagram we wanted to spotlight 10 Black Female Travelers you should follow now.


Brenda is the Uganda-born and Minneapolis-based Plus Size Influencer who’s regularly giving us a dose of fomo. This wife and new mom focuses on fashion, lifestyle, and travel. Follow along to see her smiling face and chic sense of style at some of the world’s most beautiful destinations.

Sam O’Brochta

Sam is a photographer, digital creator, artist, and writer. She is also a contributor to this blog! Her focus is on body positivity, fashion and travel. Her aesthetic is chic, romantic, and colorful, follow along for a dose of color and composition.


If you’re looking for someone to share chic new plus size brands, classic style inspo, and dreamy travel destinations follow Thamarr. Editoral-style photos capture her wearing designer labels and high-end activewear redecorating her home and working out. Her feed is proof that fat Black women love to live in luxury! It’s time more luxury brands start catering to us.

Tonia Hope

Tonia is an London-based Travel Content Creator, social justice activist, and global enthusiast! She’s transparent with her travel budget making it easier for everyone to travel like an influencer. She takes you to some of the less known attractions and comes face to face with fear and biases along the way.

Nicole Casanova

The International Casanova known as Nicole Casanova is a Plus Size Travel and Lifestyle Blogger and law-abiding bad ass. This Canadian-based body positivity advocate has roots in Jamaica and travels to the Caribbean often. Catch her outside in sexy swimwear on the beach or taking dance classes with a potential vacay bae.


We all want that rare friend that’s always ready and willing to travel with you. Sy is that friend. She’s also a volunteer Moderator for the Fat Girls Traveling Facebook Community. From local to global you’ll find this babe jet-setting in her signature colorful dresses.

Turquoise Washington

Turquoise Washington is the Freelance Casting Producer with an Instagram feed that makes us say oh la la! From Portugal to Paris Turquoise shines brightly behind and in front of the camera.

Franny The Traveler

Wondering how to take a micro-cation? Wonder no more! Franny has traveled to over 30 countries and 35 states. The self-proclaimed Micro-cation Queen has been especially helpful during these complicated travel times. She also shines a light on other Black-owned businesses, Black experiences, and Black History 365 days a year.

Leah Vernon

There are so many reasons we love Leah. Not only is this NYC-based Author an Activist and Plus Size Hijabi Model. She is one of the most vulnerable and transparent content creators in the game. In her memoir Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim and on her timeline you’ll find her sharing about her love-hate relationship with her hijab and her faith, race, weight, mental health, sexuality, dating, and so much more.


Ebun is a British-Nigerian Experience Host & Digital Nomad. Her feed is the epitome of Black Girl Magic. From attending a Bridgerton Ball to having breakfast in Santorini Ebun rarely misses a chance to get her passport stamped. Opting to spend a lot of time on The Continent, in Europe, and the Mediterranean.

Annette Richmond

Annette Richmond is an award-winning content creator, travel writer, public speaker and advocate. Richmond is an immigrant that splits her time between Mexico and the United States. The creator of the fat positive travel community Fat Girls Traveling is a native Californian. Annette got her start in the fashion industry working in trend forecasting and public relations. Her love for travel inspired her to start Fat Girls Traveling in 2017 which is where she and Amanda met. When she's not creating diverse travel, fashion, and beauty content for The Fat Girls Guide she is hosting Fat Camp retreats and fat positive tours. In her spare time you can find her speaking publicly and writing articles promoting diversity and inclusivity, recording her new podcast, or sipping a margarita on the beach. Richmond hopes to continue to inspire other marginalized people to see the world and be seen.

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