Celebrating Mardi Gras somewhere other than New Orleans

Tourists and pop culture may have deemed New Orleans the American Mardi Gras capital, but that doesn’t mean it is our only option.

Cities to visit during Black History Month

It’s the start of February, which means it’s the start of another Black History Month.

February 2018 Dance Calendar

Reggie Wilson is the guest curator for the Danspace Project’s Platform 2018 (Feb. 28-March 24) titled, “Dancing Platform Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches and Downtown Dance.”

How to avoid getting sick while traveling

It’s no secret that one of the easiest ways to spread any illness is to put one infected person in close and enclosed quarters with a large group of people, such as on an airplane; however, there are a few ...

Black wine ripe for the tasting

While California’s wine region continues to be devastated by uncontrolled wildfires, smaller, lesser-known wineries throughout the world have been given the opportunity to shine.

Steps to getting a passport

One of my favorite resolutions, and one that I’d strongly encourage for anyone who hasn’t had the opportunity to travel much, is to see the world. With discount airlines and internet deals, traveling is now more attainable than ever before.

A good Airbnb guest…

Never have travelers had as many short-term lodging options as they do now. Gone are the days when hotels/motels, bed & breakfasts and hostels were the only options in the marketplace.

Bringing 2018 in on a beach in the Caribbean and the Bahamas

Right now while most of the nation is blanketed under snow and record low temperatures, it just so happens to also be that time between Christmas and New Year’s when life seems to actually slow down a bit.

My 2017 travel highlights

I’m blessed to say that 2017 has taken me all over the world, to places I never thought I’d get the chance to see.

The Holy Land

As we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, this holiday season, I can’t help but reminisce on the time I spent in the Holy Land a few months back.

A Black Art Basel Miami

Usually, when waves of people crash onto the City of Miami, it’s a crowd of college spring breakers or it’s for something like the Super Bowl. But, during the first weekend of every December, a different type of crowd seizes ...

Simple holiday travel etiquette

It’s no secret that the holidays are one of the most hectic times of the year to travel by plane.

Holiday gift guide for the travelers on your list

It’s that time of year again! It’s the season of giving (ugh—trying to find) the perfect gift for all of our loved ones.

What to do in Cape Town, South Africa

I’ve shared where you should stay and where you should eat while on holiday in Cape Town, but now it’s time to share the most exciting aspect of any trip…what to experience while you’re there.

How to fly for Thanksgiving without freaking out

Well, it's that time again. You and your closest 27 million friends and family members are flying for Thanksgiving.