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

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

Q & A with Isabelle Yong

We know that representation matters, and there is so little representation for plus size Asian women who are jet-setters and style stars. Isabelle Yong happens to be both, so we asked her a few questions to learn how she stays so fly and her essential travel tips. Fat Girls Guide: Asia is known for not being very open-minded when it comes to bigger bodies/ fat people. … Continue reading Q & A with Isabelle Yong