The Music Lover’s Guide to Montreal

Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Joss Stone, Beres Hammond, Lady Saw, The Black Keys, Destra, and the list goes on. These are just a few of the thousands (yes, thousands) of musical artists passing through Montreal this summer. As the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec, Montreal is often referred to as the Paris of […]

Tausha Cowan

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

How to Make a Travel Vision Board

Vision boards—no matter what the theme—have been hailed for their roles in helping usher greater success in romance, health or careers. Maybe you’ve long envisioned yourself on the beaches of St. Lucia or in a tavern listening to local jazz in South Africa. Whatever the trip, whatever the activity—get started on your travel vision board now. […]


The Highs and Lows of an Adventure Trip

Costa Rica was a learning experience for my friend Jamie and me. We took a week-long surf and Spanish trip to Montezuma, Costa Rica. Although it wasn’t the trip we would’ve imagined, we left feeling grateful and full of new experiences. The Journey There Arriving to Montezuma was a journey. Jamie and I flew into San […]

Kaycee Brock

The Craziness of Holi Festival

By the time I was grew accustomed to Delhi, we were on our way to Vrindavan and Mathura, land of a thousand temples, to celebrate the Holi festival. We arrived late evening which gave us a great view of the illuminated temples, a sight that could only be described as divine. Arriving to our hotel […]


Six natural wonders along the Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan peninsula in Mexico is a geographical treasure and nature lover’s paradise. It’s a massive segment of limestone said to have been born out of the same asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs. The Yucatan peninsula’s most famous destination is Cancun. Full service resorts in the city ensure travelers never have to leave their […]

Joke Karibo

Making Mochilas in Colombia

Vibrant reds, blues and oranges filled the room on a daily basis. The patterns, images and shapes were unlike anything I’d ever seen before. For three months, I found myself gazing into the window of a local yarn shop’s bag-making classes in Bogota, Colombia. One day, I decided to stop gazing into the window of […]

Hannah Tall

Traditional Chinese Tea in NYC

In a city like NYC, you expect to find everything you could ever want right under your nose. If you’re itching for the vibes and tastes of Latin America, you can go to Jackson Heights. Want to connect with sounds of the Jazz era, then head to Harlem. Craving Greek-head downtown. But until now, there […]

Hannah Tall

Five Reasons to Visit Oslo

When I shared the news that I’d be traveling to Oslo, Norway, my excitement was met with skepticism. While half of my friends questioned my ability to tolerate cold climates, the other half quipped I would return penniless, as Oslo is infamous, second to Geneva, for being one of the most expensive European cities. Upon […]

Moraa Onyonka

Top African-American Owned Bed and Breakfasts in New York

When you are in the Big Apple to take your bite, a posh space at day’s end that has all the comforts of home will make your stay a true treat. Whether you decide to stay in the heart of the city or on its outskirts, lodging in one of the few–but hailed–African-American owned bed and breakfasts […]


Travelanthropy and the Power of the Black Missionary

As we entered the KMP Church School situated in the heart of Bangalore, capital of the Indian state of Karnakata, we were met with gleeful squeals and greeted with warm hugs by the young students. The children were all beautiful varying shades of brown, neatly dressed in bright blue and yellow uniforms, brimming with enthusiasm. […]

Patricia Tibere

Jerusalem To Tel Aviv | An Enriching Journey Through Israel

A blend of faces coming from Africa, Europe and beyond welcome travelers to Israel. The country is full of beauty in both small towns (like Akko, Narahiya and Shlomi) and large cities (like Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa). Each of these places are easy on the eyes; you’ll find yourself looking at beautiful coastlines, stunning beaches […]

Bianca Malata

5 Reasons to Get Off the Beaten Path

There comes a time when the siren song of the city starts to sound a little like tinny elevator music. You’ve had your fill of good coffee and abstract art, and now you want something else. While getting off the beaten path can seem a little tricky, especially if there is a language barrier in […]

Raychelle Heath

The World Cup: Passion. People. Pride.

“You have to learn to be comfortable with being uncomfortable; it’s the only way to grow…” -Jeroson Williams In May 2014, Taylor Harris and Jeroson Williams stepped off the commencement stage of Morehouse College onto a one-way flight to Peru. Leaving their degrees and luxuries behind, the pair set out for what would soon become […]

Nia S. Vaughn

A Pinterest Vision Board Could Win You a Private Chat with TN Founder

You’ve imagined relaxing on a secluded beach in Santorini, noshing on street food in Fez or centering yourself in Bali. Need help transforming daydreams about your dream vacation into reality? Enter Travel Noire’s Vision Board Contest on Pinterest for your chance to win a private dream vacation planning call with Travel Noire Founder Zim Ugochukwu. […]

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