19 + Amazing Female Travel Influencers From The African Diaspora You Need To Know

Updated: Jun 15, 2021

Are you dreaming about your next travel destination? you are in luck; here are 19 + trailblazing, black women travelers influencers that will inspire your wanderlust with their colorful travel stories and beautiful feed.


Cynthia Andrew is a Cameroonian-American Lawyer and world-renowned lifestyle blogger and traveler. I stumbled on Cynthia's blog a few years ago when I was looking for a song, and a link directs me to her music page. On her blog, she has a music page where she shared the artists/music she loves. The artist she showcases that day was Kwaye, and the song was "lost in my boots. " Since I was also a fan of the song, and I noticed that we have similar taste in music, I was curious to know who she was, and while browsing her blog, I also realized that we also share a passion for travel and that is how I discovered her Instagram travel feed. If you love vibrant colors, style, fashion, and stunning world destinations, Cynthia is your gal!


Ghanaian, British born Travel content creator, and model Jackie Adofo

I stumbled on Jackie's profile through the Cameroonian clothing brand ( Grass-Fields). She was wearing one of their many beautiful outfits. That is how I found out she was also an avid traveler. If you want stunning world pictures captured by a stunning African model, make sure to check her profile.


Adama Amanda Ndiaye is a Kinshasa born Senegalese fashion designer and avid traveler. She is the founder and producer of many fashion shows such as Afrika Fashion Awards, which becomes "The African Fashion Awards" (TMA), and the Black Fashion Week Montreal, Paris, Prague, and Bahia. In 2014 she also launched Fashion Africa Channel. The first 100% fashionable African television.


Delphine Vakunta is a Cameroonian- American humanitarian Communications Officer celebrating black excellence in Travel. For an overview of some of the African destinations to visit on the continent, check out Delphine's page.


Farirai Sanyika is a trained chemical engineer South African blogger now full-time travel writer, founder, and director of Gophari. If you are wondering how an African travel griot's feed looks like make sure to check out Farirai.


Asiyami Gold is a Nigerian multi-faceted visual storyteller, curator, and creator. You can't help but fell in love with her feed and beautiful travel lifestyle page.

I also love the fact she is a fan of one of my favorite books—the alchemist from Paulo Coehlo. If you want to be inspired by a style maven and revisit a memorable feed, Asiyami is your gal!

Adanna Steinacker is a Nigerian digital influencer and speaker. When I was in medical school, I discovered Adanna's channel on youtube. At that time, her channel was focused on her experiences as a medical student in Ireland. Her channel has now become ( The Adanna David Family) and has since grown into a powerful brand. Apart from being a doctor, she is also an avid traveler. On her page, you will see beautiful pictures of her, her German husband David, and their kids exploring the world one destination at a time. To be inspired by a fun family who travels in style, Adanna is your gal.


Scheena Dupont is from the country of Gabon. When she is not in between two planes, she is a business image consultant. She resides in Paris with her kids and share beautiful pictures of her life in France and beyond while promoting other African brands too. This hip mum will make you feel at home.


Margo is a Senegalese travel blogger sharing the beautiful sightseeing of Senegal through her feed. For those who grew up in Dakar in the 90's and wondering how it looks like now, you can count on Margot! If you have never been to Dakar, Senegal, you will still be happy to see the stories of her beloved city through her pictures.


Wendy Watta is a Kenyan Editor at Nomad Magazine and social media content creator.

To roam through Africa with a lovely explorer, Wendy is your gal.


Zamdi Ndhlovu , south African freediving instructor, great outdoors lover, and mermaid.

To explore Africa underwater, make sure to take a trip with this black mermaid. She will inspire your search for deepwater exploration.

The queen of the color red, Abena Bempah, a former nurse manager turned Traveler content creator. In many cultures, red symbolizes passion. If you want to see how an avid traveler expresses her passion for travel with the color red, Abena is your gal!


Akosua Shirley is a Ghanaian Food and travel blogger passionate about promoting ghana tourism. To stay up to date with up and coming Ghana food culture and Ghana travel inspiration, make sure to check out her page.


Once upon a time, I was browsing the internet to find out if there is a travel blogger out there showcasing African destinations. How please was I when I found out an article that shows Lee in Tanzania and in other African countries. This is how I discovered, Cameroonian born traveler Lee Litumbe. Lee is the Founder & Creative Director of Spirited Pursuit, LLC. If you want to see a feed that portrays Africa beautifully through pictures, Lee is your Gal!


Ugandan American globetrotter Jessica Nabongo, 1st black woman to travel to every country