How Brexit Helped More Travelers Get To Britain

Travelers are flocking to Britain in record numbers, and it’s all thanks to Brexit. When the people of Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016, the impact of the decision immediately caused the value of the British Pound to decline, making the region more affordable and desirable. As a result, travelers from all around the […]

Travel Noire

How To Spend 24 Hours in Rotterdam

Many people are familiar with the expressive, artistic and beautiful city of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, but another Dutch gem that often goes overlooked is Rotterdam. Rotterdam doesn’t usually ring a bell when thinking about the Netherlands, but it’s another fascinating city that Holland offers to locals and tourists alike. Rotterdam is a unique […]

Danait Kidane

How To Avoid Tourist Traps In Paris

Paris, France is simply enchanting. Whether you land at l’Aéroport Charles de Gaulle or arrive by train via la Gare du Nord, you can feel a change in the air the moment you arrive. If you’re like me, you suddenly feel a rush of emotion as you hastily think of the attractions you must visit and […]

Steffy Fogain

Deal Alert: High-Speed Train Travel Through Italy Is Up To 60% Off

Traveling across Italy by train is one of the best ways to explore the vast country, and now visitors can tour multiple Italian destinations for around $100 thanks to a new partnership between Italy Treno and GoEuro. High-speed train provider Italo Treno and GoEuro, an online platform that allows users to compare prices and book trains, buses, […]

Travel Noire

A Backpacking Adventure Through Barcelona

One backpack and limited cash was all I had when I arrived in Barcelona with my best friend. We were in the midst of a four-city tour in Europe and we wanted to make the most out of our three nights in Barcelona. After arriving in the city and observing the beautiful architecture, I had […]

Kimberley Richards

Discover Germany’s Best Kept Secret: Leipzig

Affectionately known as the “new Berlin,” Leipzig has grown as Germany’s charming new cultural hot spot. Known for its outstanding architecture, art, and lively city center that hosts hundreds of shops, restaurants, cafes and clubs, Leipzig is a must-visit destination in Europe. Though smaller, less populated and lesser known, Leipzig is thriving. The city, which […]

Kimberly Wilson

24 Hours in Bucharest

I arrived in Bucharest, also known as the “Paris of Eastern Europe,” by land after a weekend in Bulgaria for the wedding of very close friends. Several guests and I had taken a taxi from Veliko Tarnavo and reached the Bucharest train station by mid-morning. While my travel companions departed to the Romanian countryside for 3 […]

CamTS

Cappadocia: A Stay To Remember

As the hubby and I sat down by the computer to book our 6-night getaway we were faced with travelers dilemma: where to go, how much to see and what to do. I knew from early on that I wanted to visit Turkey.  The hubby had already been to Istanbul without me and his stories had […]

Cynthia Andrew

A Journey Around the Amalfi Coast

The “Bey Hive” may have just been singing along back in 2006 when Beyoncé’s “Upgrade You” came out and Jay-Z smugly flowed: “It’s humorous to me they watching//We just yachting off the island hopping off//Amalfi coast,” but as the Black Travel movement speeds on its way, we have all been ‘upgrading’ our choice destinations. There’s […]

Anne, the Voluptuary

5 Things You Must Do in Rome

For many years, I dreamed of visiting Italy. I fantasized about the rolling hills of Tuscany, the canals of Venice and the history of Rome. I recently discovered an old bucket list on a scrap of paper from years ago and “spend at least one month in Italy” was listed as number two. Thankfully, I have […]

j. nambowa

European Summer Escape on a Budget

Your eyes wide and bulging, darting left and right, you attempt to take in the magnificence of the ancient architecture and the tingling sensation as your palate comes alive from unknown and exotic flavors. You see sunsets in hues you’ve only ever seen in boxes of crayons and your heart is full, bursting from adventure […]

Travel Noire

4 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Solo Travel

I couldn’t stop myself from crying. But what if my plane crashes and I never see my family again? What if I’m stranded and can’t get help? It was 4 am and the realization that I was traveling to a remote Portuguese island a few hundred miles off the coast of Morocco began to worry me. […]

Zim Ugochukwu

How to Quit Your Job and Move Abroad

We all dream of that moment: the day when you gracefully hand in your two weeks notice and decide you’re going to quit your job, follow your dreams and move abroad. Shortly after graduating from college I was living in New York City, working with a company that I loved and making over 55K a […]

Sienna Brown

3 Museums to Visit in Madrid

Spain is known for its unique culture practices: from the midday siesta to tapas and the never-ending nightlife. How the Spanish engage in these cultural practices varies by region. For instance, siesta is more common in smaller cities, and the Spanish language becomes harder to decipher due to the prevalent lisp in southern areas of […]

Laura Hopkins

Paris by Sweet Tooth: A Tour of Paris’ Best Bakeries

It’s been over two years since I quit my job and moved to Paris. (Details about that here for those who are interested). And a good part of the time I’ve spent here so far has been dedicated to discovering some of Paris’s most delectable treats! For those who like to enjoy a city’s sweeter offerings, […]

Antonia Opiah