About Victoria Alao

Hey you!

I am so happy you found my page. Here is a little about me.

I graduated from college in May 2013, and I have continued working full time ever since. My life was a continuous never changing cycle, and I needed something different. I was getting bored of doing the same things!

In my quest for a change, I had the opportunity to visit Colombia in March 2016. I loved the fact that I experienced a different culture, and it was definitely the change I had been looking for. That taste of freedom inspired me to travel more and see the world.

Goals for The Future

I hope to visit majority of the countries in the world. It’s a journey I hope you will enjoy as I invite you to have a glimpse of my world through this blog. Hopefully, we can inspire each other to follow our dreams.

Overview

Travel, Food and Lifestyle blogger based in Chicago, IL.
I am available to travel worldwide.

EQUIPMENT: Fujifilm X-T2/ Fujifilm X100F/ Sony A7R II

for general / work / booking inquiries please contact me
at thestylishtrotter@gmail.com

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Trying to order food and I am wondering why the restaurant menu has it listed for $13 but food delivery services have the SAME item listed for $17 and I still have to pay delivery fees
Geez!!
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Double tap if food delivery is confusing to you as well
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Sending love and light to whoever is reading this caption. I know so many things are going on around us with covid-19, racism, oppression and police brutality. It is okay to protect your mental health by muting all social media till you are more comfortable.
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It is also okay to talk about it. Some people have said talking does not do anything but I disagree. It is spreading information which is an action in its own.
I hope everyone has a safe weekend ❤️
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I thought summer was dead in 2020 because of all that’s been going on but maybe it’s not! I had the best day out in Galena, IL today!
Photo taken by yours truly!
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How have you been keeping fit at home?
I started boxing classes 3 weeks ago and I decided that if I don’t look like Naomi Campbell in 3 months, I will be asking for a refund 😂
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Covid really ruined a lot of plans- not just travel for most of us but personal growth as well. For example, I started swimming classes earlier this year but those are permanently on hold.
I took on boxing instead which I absolutely love!
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Staying healthy while working from home is important to me to keep my mind & body in shape.
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Starting to thrive from working remotely because I have picked up new hobbies- videography and gotten better at old ones- photography. I also love seeing what other people have picked up and seeing them thrive. It’s so inspiring!
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PS: Trying on several teddy lingerie and shocked that they still fit but we move
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Have you subscribed to my YouTube channel? Link to subscribe in my bio
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Happy Friday lovely people!!
Yesterday, I ate a platter of sushi with @titocee2000 and drank a bottle of wine.
With the current state of the world, finding the calm in things that make me happy is very important for self care! Food and anime make me happy so I indulge!
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PS: The killers of Breonna Taylor are still at large! Don’t stop talking, sharing, and donating because feeds and stories are returning to normal. Our actions will pave the way for justice!
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We already know food is life!
Happy Wednesday!
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I have a sweet tooth and I am currently craving ice cream and pasteries!
Double tap if you can relate!
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Last night, I got on my first flight since February! I am in San Diego, California for a few days! Recs are appreciated ❤️
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I decided that the level of comfort I felt with this flight will determine if I am ready for international flights. And I am actually ready!!
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The airline spaced out passengers after boarding was over so each person had the middle row empty. Wipes and masks were available upon request and the air in the plane was filtered! With this level of caution I definitely think I am ready for my first international trip.
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Who else has flights booked for travel within 1-2 months?
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I just booked a flight for my first trip since February. Am I scared?
Yeahhh kinda but being in Chicago for this long is maddening!
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I plan to practice all the safety precautions (mask, wipe surfaces, bring your food) plus more because you can never be too sure.
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I will of course share details of the trip closer to the date because I don’t want to jinx it 😂
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This morning, I read about Jahmel Leach, 16, who was assaulted and tased while he was in NYPD custody. Then Oluwatoyin Salau, 19, who was killed in Tallahassee, Florida after she was sexually assaulted. It truly breaks my heart constantly seeing us turn to hashtags and it has been a great source of anxiety for me and I’m sure alot of people as well!
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There are countless more stories- some told & some untold and we are tired. We will keep speaking out because we matter, we need to be heard and black people need to be protected!
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Then some people have the nerve to say “All lives matter”. Of course all lives matter till it comes to black lives. We will keep fighting for BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS!
Cred @victoria.alao if you use this poster
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Good Morning to everyone except the people who still think covid-19 is government propaganda.
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Because you don’t think you have it or don’t know people who have it doesn’t mean other people can’t get it. Save a life and #wearamask.
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I hope everyone had a great long weekend? I know I did! I visited new cities and stuffed my face with food (check out my stories)
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