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

Members Only Monday

We’re going to try something new this week! We’re sharing tips from one of our Fat Girls Traveling Members. This week Britton shares the Top 10 Things she’s learned as a #FatGirlTraveling, in Europe, solo, and on a budget. Photo via Unsplash 1. You will literally always be sweaty. Air conditioning is rare AF, and consequentially, you’re “usually” going to enjoy the Beyoncé-esque, sexy glistening phenomenon… … Continue reading Members Only Monday

30 Travel Finds Under $20 For Plus Size Travelers

Since we’ve already revealed our 10 Plus Size Approved Travel Must-Haves we wanted to share our list of travel essentials that will help make any adventure easier. The best part, everything on this list is under $20. So you can travel abroad without breaking the bank. Beauty Basics This All-In-One Travel and Portable Razor $17.99 will keep you looking and feeling smooth while you travel. Gam graze begone … Continue reading 30 Travel Finds Under $20 For Plus Size Travelers

The Coolest Clothes for Warm Weather

On the hottest days, it’s not only important to feel cool. You should look cool as well! There are a few different ways to do that, but one of the easiest is to buy items made of breathable fabrics. Two of the most breathable fabrics are cotton and linen. They’re woven (aka no stretch), so if you prefer your clothes to move with you, make … Continue reading The Coolest Clothes for Warm Weather