“My goal is to expand people’s understanding of the globe and make it more accessible to everyone,” explains Nabongo. “This book is a collection of countries that make my heart smile. I hope my stories make you laugh, cry, and ultimately think differently about the world in which we live.”
Did you know that she’s the only black woman on record to have traveled to every country in the world— including Nauru, the world’s least-visited country? Following suit from her popular blog Catch Me If You Can, the book is a wanderlust dreamer’s manual and a realist guide to the world. But, above all, Jessica’s stories highlight the kindness of strangers, from those who supported her journey on social media to those who have opened up their homes, tables, and hearts to her.