11 Questions with Cat

Sometimes in life, you’re lucky enough to meet the people who inspire you. I was introduced to Cat’s artistry and activism a year ago. She did a photoshoot with a plus size model I follow and as soon as I saw her work I knew there was something special about her. This curvy chick is a change maker you should know about. Even on the … Continue reading 11 Questions with Cat

Facing My Travel Fears: 40, Fat, Black & Vegan

Contributed by Nicole Vick of Style Vicksen Last year I turned 40 and took my first international trip to Thailand. For most of my life travel was the farthest thing from my mind. At the age of 18, during my first semester in college, I became a mother. I was more concerned about trying to finish school, working, and raising my daughter. I didn’t realize it … Continue reading Facing My Travel Fears: 40, Fat, Black & Vegan

Learning to Accept my Stretch Marks : A Journey of Self-Love

My first seizure was on Christmas morning when I was 9 years old. The weeks that followed were a blur of hospital visits and new doctors. Laying on cold examination tables, even colder gel from EEG tests, wires getting lost in my curls while the nurse repeatedly told me to stay still. At the time I really had no idea what it all meant but … Continue reading Learning to Accept my Stretch Marks : A Journey of Self-Love

Travel & Mental Health

We LOVE connecting and collaborating with Fat Girls Traveling members. Recently Kate from Detailed Journeys took over the Fat Girls Traveling Instagram Story and touched on the important topic of mental health while traveling. She shares a more in-depth look at her recent experience below.   Trigger Warning: Eating Disorders & Body Dysmorphia In April 2019, I was on the trip of a lifetime with … Continue reading Travel & Mental Health

Why My Lack of Confidence Keeps Me Vacationing in The Same Places

By: Shadeyka Warren @dizzydiscoveries Rewind to Summer 2018… I’m out with my girls at brunch, telling them about the amazing plans that I have to visit Western Europe the following year — full English breakfasts in London, lunch at the Eiffel Tower, and sunsets on the Almafi Coast. Fast forward to Spring 2019, I’m sitting in “Cafe Blue” in the picturesque Blue Mountains region of … Continue reading Why My Lack of Confidence Keeps Me Vacationing in The Same Places