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Why Sustainable Fashion Is Important

While the numbers vary according to exactly what statistic you’re looking at, there’s no way to get around the fact that the fashion industry is a huge cause of pollutants and waste worldwide. Of...

A Life Full Of "Teranga"

There are some words in Wolof, my native language, that don’t easily translate to English. “Teranga” is one of those words. Translated, teranga means “hospitality,” but in Senegal, it’s so much mo...

Be A Maximalist!

Let's face it, minimalism is on trend. People today are doing their best to live small, not accumulate and blend in, whether it’s through tiny homes, their lifestyle or accessories. On some level,...

A Senegalese Basket Tradition

If you’ve been following us for any amount of time, you know that there’s no wrong way to use your Expedition Subsahara basket! They’re beautiful, functional pieces of art, whether they’re used to...

2018 - The Year Of Growth

It’s the final day of 2018, and what better time is there to reflect on the journey of Expedition Subsahara? If you’ve been along for the ride since the beginning, thank you! And if you’re just jo...

Appreciating Other Cultures

Since starting Expedition Subsahara, the theme of cultural appropriation has come up over and over again. This has been a tough topic for me because I do everything in my power to try not to blur a...

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