Traveler Story: Exploring The Best Of Thailand

Traveler Desiree Thomas shares the highlights of her journey through Thailand. Travel Noire: Why did you decide to go Thailand? Desiree: Thailand has always been on my list of places to go and since I found a cheap flight to China, it was the best time to do two spots in one go. Travel Noire: […]

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Traveler Story: Exploring The Best Of Ancient Peru

Aspiring veterinarian Gabby White shares how her passion for adventure led her to Peru. Travel Noire: Why did you decide to go Peru? Gabby: I’m African American and I wanted to go to a place where the culture was completely different from my own. I like adventure, so there needed to be opportunities for outdoor […]

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3 Affordable Travel Destinations To Visit This February

From Carnival in Brazil to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, February gives us plenty of reasons to travel during the chilly month. But if you’ve found that you haven’t made travel plans for this month and want to go on a cheap-ish, quick getaway before March rolls around and the spring travel season gets underway, […]

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5 Underrated Places To Visit Before They Become Too Popular

Travel isn’t immune to trends. Even though the world is massive and diverse, it can often seem like everyone is flocking to the same destinations at the same time. Santorini has gotten so popular in recent years that the influx of tourists have had an impact on the island’s infrastructure, while Cuba is still hovering […]

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Traveler Story: Exploring The Hidden Gems Of Casablanca, Morocco

Traveler Lauren-Ashley tells Travel Noire about a stop in Morocco during a “Trip Around the World” and gives tips for traveling the globe with an infant. Travel Noire: Why did you decide to go to Morocco? Lauren-Ashley: It was very difficult to decide where I wanted to go for my 30th birthday. I could not […]

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6 Destinations That Are Best Experienced With A Group

As much as I love a solo adventure to a far, foreign destination, group travel is a special experience that can bring friends and family closer. It’s not always easy to get a group on board for an international trip, but if you can pull it off, you’ll make memories that last long after you and […]

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The Most Popular Valentine’s Day Destinations, According To Airbnb

We already know that couples with passports that slay together, stay together, but Airbnb has recently shared the top travel destinations for those that are getting away for a few days of romance this Valentine’s Day weekend. RELATED: 15 Best Vacation Destinations For Black Couples According to Travel + Leisure, the top travel destinations for Airbnbers […]

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

Travel Noire has always been devoted to showcasing black travelers that inspire others to see more of the world. James Roundtree shares how he used traveling to create the life of his dreams.   Travel Noire: Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? James: I’m American and I currently live in Trumbull, […]

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Over Winter? 5 Countries Where It’s Summer Right Now

For those of us here in the Northern Hemisphere that are currently dealing with a frigid winter, the first day of summer (June 21), seems like it’s a lifetime away. After the winter holidays have passed, it’s tough to face the chilly temperatures enthusiastically, and it seems like we’re just counting down the days until […]

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6 Beach Destinations You Should Visit This Winter

I’m a firm believer that dealing with winter is an option. As much as I love a nice break from the always 76° and sunny weather in Los Angeles in exchange for the occasional ski trip or cabin getaway, to me, there’s no reason why anyone should have to brave below zero temperatures all winter while others […]

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36 Hours In Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia is a glorious city. Arriving can be difficult (the airport is a hazy, crowded experience where you’ll need a passport photograph will need to fill out a flurry of entry forms) but aside from that, Cambodia’s economic and political capital proved to be a very pleasant experience. From the airport, if you […]

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5 Affordable Destinations Worth Visiting This Summer

Summer travel isn’t always kind to the budget traveler that values an affordable experience. The beautiful weather that many destinations experience between June and September often lead to an influx of tourists crowding streets, restaurants, landmarks, and museums around the world, with the rise in demand leading to high-priced flights and hotels in the process. The […]

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8 Best Honeymoon Destinations For 2018

Every engaged couple wants their wedding day to be special, but many duos tying the knot would also agree that going on a honeymoon is just as exciting as the big day. Like the wedding itself, a honeymoon should represent the couple’s interests and what they value. It’s the first trip a married couple will […]

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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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6 Gorgeous New Hotels Opening In 2018

I’m not one to shy away from a budget-friendly Airbnb accommodation that packs all of the style of a hotel for a fraction of the price, but there are some destinations and occasions when only a hotel will do. Countless new hotels around the world open their rooms, suites and penthouse doors to travelers each year, […]

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