[LISTEN] Meet the first black woman to visit every country

Born in Detroit, Michigan to Ugandan parents, Jessica Nabongo has become the first black woman to travel 195 countries in the world.

Nabongo says she decided in 2017 to travel to all countries in the world.

She has since captured her journey on her Instagram account and her website The Catch Me If You Can.

Speaking to Refiloe Mpakanyane, Nabongo says she is a quick learner and understands cultural sensitivity.

When it comes to dressing, I always dress conservatively until I see I can dial back a little bit.

Jessica Nabongo, Travel influencer

I ask loads of questions because I don't want to offend anyone.

Jessica Nabongo, Travel influencer

I travel on both my US and Ugandan passports. With the Ugandan passport, I can travel to 73 countries either without a visa or on a visa on arrival.

Jessica Nabongo, Travel influencer

Nabongo says when travelling on an African passport, it is important to focus on where you can go than where you can't go.

Listen to the full interview below...


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