The Middle East: One Traveler’s Journey Through Oman and Abu Dhabi

Washington, D.C. resident Abdullah Konte reflects on his awe-inspiring journey to the Middle East.  Travel Noire: Why did you decide to visit the Middle East? Abdullah: I decided to go to Oman because my brother has been living there for almost 4 years and I had yet to go. I didn’t know much about Oman, but […]

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Shaq Wants To Bring The Fun To Carnival Cruise Line

If you see someone that looks like Shaquille O’Neal onboard Carnival Cruise Line the next time you’re sailing the seas, there’s a good chance it really is the NBA Hall of Famer. Shaq has teamed up with Carnival to be the brand’s new “Chief Fun Officer,” or as they call it, the “CFO,” helping the […]

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How One Traveler Spent The Perfect Winter Vacation In Zürich, Switzerland

Traveler Lindsey Gene tells Travel Noire about her recent winter getaway to the beautiful city of Zürich, Switzerland.  Travel Noire: Why did you decide to go Zürich? Lindsey: I decided to take a trip for my 30th birthday with my best travel partner, my mum. My mum travels to Zürich quite frequently for work and has […]

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RIP Virgin America: The Country’s Coolest Airline Is No More

After a decade in operation, beloved and trendy domestic airline Virgin America officially ended its run on Jan. 11. It was only a matter of time before Virgin America dissolved following an acquisition by Alaska Airline in 2016. During the time of the acquisition, many believed the airline would continue to operate until 2019, but […]

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Deal Alert: Fly Round-Trip To The Philippines For $480 On Air China

It’s never too early to start planning a spring or fall getaway, especially if that means getting a good deal on a round-trip flight to the Philippines. Air China currently has round-trip flights to Manila for as little as $480 if you fly from New York City and travel in September. A sample flight is […]

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New Orleans Named Best Place To Visit In 2018 By New York Times

New Orleans, Louisiana has long been a favorite destination for many due to its Cajun and Creole food, iconic music, historic architecture, party scene and events like Mardi Gras and the Essence Fest, but  the southern city just received the ultimate compliment by being named the #1 place to visit in 2018 by The New York […]

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Deal Alert: JetBlue Winter Sale Has Flights Starting At $39

JetBlue is getting in on the travel sale frenzy this month by offering flights for less than the price of a dinner for two. Travelers have until January 10, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET to score domestic and a few international flights for a fraction of their normal price. RELATED: 10 Pictures That Will Make You […]

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Deal Alert: Southwest Kicks Off 2018 With Flights Starting At $59

If you’re busy putting together your 2018 travel plans, Southwest Airlines wants you to add trips to domestic locations to your itinerary. One-way flights for routes like Atlanta, Georgia to Jacksonville, Florida, Boise Idaho, to Spokane, Washington and Burbank, California to Salt Lake City, Utah are going for as low as $59 on the low-cost […]

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Traveler Of The Week: Eposi’s Heart Belongs To Africa

Travel Noire has always been about showcasing black travelers that inspire others to see more of the world. Filmmaker and photographer Eposi Litombo shares how traveling abroad helped her to understand the true meaning of home. Travel Noire: Where are you from and where do you currently live? Eposi: I was born in Cameroon, grew […]

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Kayak Just Released The Ultimate Guide For Budget-Friendly Travelers

Online travel company Kayak just may have saved bargain hunters everywhere time and money by releasing an in-depth guide for booking travel in 2018. Created from data compiled in 2017, the guide shares the least and most expensive days to travel throughout the year, breaking down the median price for international and domestic travel by […]

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Deal Alert: Alaska Airlines Winter Sale Includes $179 Flights To Hawaii

Alaska Airlines wants to help you kick off your 2018 travel plans with their epic winter flight sale. You have until January 4, 2018 to score deals on domestic travel via Alaska Airlines, with some one-way flights between cities, like the flight between Burbank, California and San Jose, California, going for as little as $37. […]

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Traveler Of The Week: How Oneika Made Travel A Way Of Life

Travel Noire has always loved showcasing black travelers that inspire others to see more of the world. Oneika, a travel blogger-turned host of two Travel Channel shows, shares how travel went from being a hobby to being a career.  Travel Noire: Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? Oneika: I was born […]

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Deal Alert: Fly To Martinique For $59 On Norwegian Air

Start 2018 off in the Caribbean with a trip to the French island of Martinique thanks to a massive sale from low-cost carrier Norwegian Air. Between now and January 4, Norwegian is slicing the price of many international flights by almost half, with one-way flights from New York and Boston to destinations like Guadeloupe and Martinique starting […]

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What Cape Town’s Water Crisis Means For Travelers

The beautiful Cape Town coastal setting has made it a popular destination for travelers from all over the world, but the city is currently dealing with a drought that has hit critical levels. Unseasonably dry winters have caused the dams in South Africa to become dangerously low, resulting in the dams hovering around 33% capacity […]

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American Airlines Apologizes For Kicking Black Athletes Off Flight

American Airlines has issued an apology after removing two basketball players from a Christmas Eve flight following a theft accusation. Memphis Hustle basketball players Marquis Teague and Trahson Burrell were given blankets by two first-class passengers as the two men headed to their coach seats aboard Flight 3756 operated by Envoy Air at DFW headed […]

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