Press & Publications

Hi! I’m Bisa Myles, a part-time travel blogger and freelance writer in Chicagoland. I am sort of a late bloomer in writing. I published my first story in 2017 about how travel became a part of my recovery after treatment for breast cancer.

Stories & Photography

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

August 2022 – How to Spend the Perfect Weekend in South Bend, Indiana

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

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 &

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

April 2, 2018 – The Hubcity Quarterly in Crown Point, Indiana – Photo

Guest Post / Collaborations

May 23, 2018 – Guest Travel Blogger Myles to Travel (RTW Reset)

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)

January 8, 2018 – Post Card: Snake Charmer in New Delhi, India (Everyday Wanderer)

Media Features or Mentions

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

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

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

Blog Interviews

November 16, 2017 – Winner – 2017 Liebster Award for New Blogs (Everyday Wanderer)

November 2, 2018 – Interview With Cancer Survivor And Blogger Myles (Travel Awaits)


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