Travel Influencer Diary: Lee Litumbe

Travel Influencer

With a vast terrain, rich culture, food and warm people, Africa is undoubtedly one of the most exciting places in the world to explore.

Meet Lee whose mission is simple: she is in spirited pursuit of travel, adventure, and new cultural experiences. As a self-taught photographer and storyteller, Lee uses photography to shape poignant narratives on cultural immersion; bringing fresh perspectives to lifestyle and travel experiences off-the-beaten track.

A Cameroonian by birth, an American by upbringing, and a Nomad at heart, Lee has a deep rooted appreciation for a well-traveled and adventurous life. With every published story, her longing to experience and explore deeper into all that exists within the world is re-ignited.

Lee has toured Africa, she found out that most travel tour guides never talk about Africa and then she wondered why?

In her lifestyle website Spirited Pursuit, she said, 

“My guess ; a lack of accurate representation. And for the few that do visit, it’s almost always for volunteer work or safari adventures. Neither of which are bad – there’s just so much more to see and experience!.”

“Africa is in dire need of rebranding and to be captured through inspired eyes. I wanted to be part of that rebrand by sharing my personal stories and genuine experiences as a solo female traveler throughout the continent. So I decided to quit my corporate finance job and move back and travel throughout the continent. To make it all happen, I saved up, sold all of my belongings, and took a major leap of faith. I know, I know – you think I’m crazy,”

She continued.

She went on to say, 

“You’re probably wondering why I’m doing this. And for me, the answer is simple: Africa needs more Africans to tell the world her story. To experience her endless offerings firsthand and capture her diverse beauty accurately. And most importantly, to create content that inspires and informs on how you too can come experience it all for yourself.”

Lee has been to Dakar, Addis Ababa, Cameroon, Mexico, Mauritius, Zanzibar, Italy, Turks and Caicos,

#Clique, which of these African countries are you visiting?

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