Hi! I’m Bisa Myles, a freelance writer and travel blogger in Chicagoland. I write about my travels in the midwest and around the world.


Please email me at bisa@mylestotravel.com to discuss writing opportunities at your publication. You can find select writing samples and press mentions below.

December 2022 5 Fantastic Reasons to Visit the Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana During the Holidays (Travel Awaits)

November 2022 This Indiana Town Loves a Christmas Story Almost More Than Cleveland – Here’s Why (Travel Awaits)

August 2022 – How to Spend the Perfect Weekend in South Bend, Indiana (Travel Awaits)

July 2022 – I grew up knowing I was only alive because my mother didn’t have a choice (Reckon South)

March 2022 – How Breast Cancer helped me accept my body (Reckon South)

July 2021 – 13 Most Unique Black-Owned Restaurants in Chicago (Travel Awaits)

October 2020 – Finding My New Normal after Cancer (Reckon South)

June 2019 – The Hardest Thing I Have Ever Done (World Nomads)

April 2019 – Finding My Strength on Kilimanjaro (Dia & Co.com)

December 1, 2017 – Travel is Part of My Recovery Plan (Coping with Cancer Magazine)

Guest Post / Collaborations

March 16, 2018 – Top Places to Visit in Alabama Recommended By Top Travel Writers (Journalist on the Run)

February 8, 2018 – 6 Midwestern Stereotypes That People in “Flyover States” Are Sick of Hearing (Everyday Wanderer)

Media Features or Mentions

February 2022 – 8 People Share Their Best Tips for Navigating the Fitness World in a Larger Body (Self Magazine)

October 2019 – 30 PLUS  Black Top Travel Bloggers To Inspire Your Wanderlust (Passports and Grub)

October 2019 – Bisa Myles on Traveling as a breast cancer survivor – Podcast episode 20 (Outdoorsydiva)

September 25, 2019 – These 15 Plus Size Individuals Show True Fitness Inclusivity via Instagram & It’s Inspiring (Plus Model Magazine)

May 22, 2019 – ‘Unlikely’ Hikers Hit the Trail (The New York Times)

May 17, 2019 – When Climbing Mental Mountains Becomes Literal (Autostraddle)

November 30, 2018 – Fat Fitness Friday: The Curvy Kili Crew’s Bisa Myles (Bold Magazine)

February 10, 2017 – Nomadic Matt – #Forum Fridays

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