How to Start a Travel Fund

One day a rich merchant said to his young son, “Son, I have an important question to ask you. Think carefully before you answer.”“Yes father.” replies the eager son. “I will give you the total amount of one penny doubled each day for one month or a million dollars cash right now. Which will you […]

Zim Ugochukwu

The New Constantinople

After four tireless, sometimes unbearable years of journalism school, I didn’t think I would be the millennial who couldn’t find work. The current unemployment rate in the United States is roughly seven percent, 14% for young people. I’m an impatient girl. It’s natural for me to lose sleep or disregard advice from elders when I […]

Travel Noire

Finding the Perfect Hotel

I will admit that I am not just a traveler who enjoys traveling, I’m also the kind that can bury myself in every aspect of the planning process. I remember in my teens and throughout my college years, it didn’t matter if it was an overly crowded hostel, a couch or even a friends floor, as […]

Cynthia Andrew

5 Reasons You Should Volunteer Abroad

Here’s the truth- if you’re a black traveler, you are rare. You probably have a passion for seeing new places, meeting new people and learning new things. That passion probably connects you to social networks filled with people who also share your wanderlust. Your experiences are probably awe-inspiring and many times, your non-traveling friends wonder […]

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Traveling with a Toddler

After travels this year with my four-year old, it’s safe to say that I learned a few things. For some of you hoping to travel abroad with your baby, toddler or bigger kids, rest assured; it can be done. My daughter and I traveled to four countries in less than a month and she was […]

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Bangkok Is More Than Pad Thai

Forget New York, Bangkok is the city that truly never sleeps. Each time I visit, I rarely get any sleep – maybe an hour at most. There is ALWAYS something to do or somewhere to go in this humid, crowded, tropical city. I’ve wandered through Khao San Road alone at night, been harassed at the […]

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