Glamping in Joshua Tree + Talking Travel and Lupus with the Oprah Winfrey Network

My OWN and THE KNOW solo travel episode in Joshua Tree, presented by Target, was a paid partnership. This blog post, however, is not part of that partnership and simply a shared update to keep you all in the loop!

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Wow! I can’t believe it! In six months I’ve been featured on both Oprah.com and OprahMag.com! It is so surreal… [Deep breath] Let me calm down so I can properly share the news.

When OWN invited me to share my journey for their online series, THE KNOW presented by Target, I thought for sure I was being pranked.

Yes, I did get featured online on O, The Oprah Magazine (OprahMag.com) as “one of the best Instagram accounts to follow for some serious travel inspiration” just a few months before... but in no way did that foreshadow, “Now time to film!”

So yes, I was shocked.

But soon after pinching myself, discussing the details of the opportunity, preparing logistics for my glamping visit to Joshua Tree, and taking deep breaths so I could simultaneously continue to plan an out-of-town, 80-person wedding —while still working as a content creator— filming for THE KNOW was ready to happen.

It was time to tell my story!

Video preview of O. Christine Glamping in Joshua Tree with OWN for THE KNOW:

In the episode, I have an authentic conversation about my travel journey and lupus story, and give advice for Black and Brown women on a similar path (or inspired to take a similar journey toward traveling more and experiencing the outdoors).

Where to Watch My Joshua Tree Solo Adventure for THE KNOW:

For a limited time, THE KNOW full episode of my solo adventure glamping in Joshua Tree, CA will be available on Oprah.com and I am honored to have worked with such amazing professionals.

What do you think? Should I tell more stories on camera? Also… how obsessed are you with all of the amazing Target products used in the shoot!?

the full Episode from OWN’s Facebook page, with nearly 50,000 views in just 3 days!

Where to Get the Outfits, Travel Gear, and Home Decor Products from the Episode

Since THE KNOW is presented by Target, you can find my favorite apparel, gear, and products from the episode on Target.com! In fact, this summer I am even featured on the Target website for Target Finds (search under “Trending” on their website) with photos and quotes from my episode with THE KNOW!

So many people have stumbled upon the Target page while shopping and contacted me about it — which has been super exciting to experience!

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This is all beyond my wildest dreams and I am grateful for the opportunity. (Especially since my wedding registry and majority of our new home decor is from Target; you know I am in love with everything.)

Thanks for your support, always.
xx, O.

 

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