#23: Pelumi- On Big Dreams, Solo Travel and Kintsugi!

Podcast Episode

“I would not have visited so many countries if I had waited to have a travel buddy.”

With a goal of seeing every country in the world, Pelumi has already gone to 55 countries out of 193. Her message that travel is safe, easy and doable is echoed in the community she has built around @Black.Kintsugi. Kintsugi is a Japanese tradition of mending broken ceramics with gold- thus, fixing an item and increasing it’s value.

  • Kintsugi is a Japanese tradition of mending broken ceramics with gold- thus, fixing an item and increasing it’s value. As Pelumi says, Travel is the kintsugi of life: mending parts of us, while also increasing life’s value.
  • Check out Pelumi’s website, https://blackkintsugi.com
  • Chale Wote festival: street art festival in Accra, Ghana
  • Libby recommends visiting Ouidah, Benin
  • As Pelumi says to her dad, “Life is too short to care if your socks match!”
 
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