It’s not about your bubble, but how you fit in the bigger puzzle of humanity.


Lola, 40

As a Nigerian-born travel photographer based in Sweden, Lola has sometimes felt like her voice as an African has been disregarded. So, when she travels, she tries to approach everyone with an open mind and listen to their stories. On a small group tour visiting some of the most remote areas of Uzbekistan – a place that isn’t commonly frequented by travellers of African heritage – Lola looks to build human connections with the locals wherever she can. For Lola, it’s about looking into the eyes of a stranger and seeing what makes them similar to her, despite their differences. 


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Visit some of China's more unusual markets.

China Food Discovery

See behind the Great Wall and brave some of China's more unusual markets and restaurants.

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Visit Tibet's hidden temples and meet monks.

Tibet Uncovered

Visit serene monks and spin prayer wheels on a visit to the vast Tashilhunpo Monastery. 

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Open up to India's spiritual heritage.

Mystics of India

Take a journey of body and spirit through the foothills of the world's highest mountains.

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Visit some of Ethiopia's most remote tribes.

Ethiopia Untouched

Discover nature reserves and diverse tribal communities barely touched by modern society.

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