Traveling is intimidating for an endless list of reasons, and it can be even more so when you’re a black woman. Worst case scenario, you’re mistreated by locals. Best case scenario, they mistake you for Beyoncé because they can’t tell black people apart. (Happens all the time.)

But there’s a whole world out there, and the possibility of discomfort or negativity just doesn’t counteract the amount of magic that you can experience when you go to a new country. That being said, it’s really encouraging to follow the experiences of seasoned black female travelers. They make it look easy – and they also keep it real.

Here are 8 amazing Instagram pages who will definitely inspire your next vacation.

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