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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Traveler Of The Week: How Travel Helped Gloria Get Back To The Basic

Travel Noire has always been devoted to showcasing black travelers that inspire others to see more of the world. Travel blogger Gloria shares how travel helped her learn to lead a simpler, more fulfilling life.  Travel Noire: Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? Gloria: I’m 100% Nigerian but my parents […]

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Traveler Of The Week: Cyn Used Travel To Learn The Ways Of The World

Travel Noire has always been devoted to showcasing black travelers that inspire others to see more of the world. Attorney-turned-travel influencer Cyn (@simplycyn) shares how she got her start.   Travel Noire: Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? Cyn: I was born in Silver Spring Maryland, raised in Douala, Cameroon. I’m currently […]

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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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Traveler Of The Week: How Travel Helped Elton Create The Life He Deserved

Travel Noire has always been about showcasing black travelers that inspire others to see more of the world. L.A.-based photographer Elton Anderson Jr. shares how travel gave him the confidence to live a bold life.   Travel Noire: Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? Elton: I was born-and-raised in Detroit but […]

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Mario Rigby Just Completed Two Year Walk From Cape Town To Cairo

Over the last two years, Toronto, Canada-based personal trainer Mario Rigby has traveled throughout the continent of Africa, and he did it all by foot or kayak. Mario set out on his journey in November 2015, beginning a more than 7,000-mile trek in Cape Town, South Africa. From South Africa, he went to Malawi, where […]

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The Caribbean: Diving Into The Heart Of Grenada

Traveler Jordan tells Travel Noire about his journey through Grenada, a picture-perfect jewel in the Caribbean.   Travel Noire: Why did you decide to go Grenada? Jordan: It had always been on my list of Caribbean islands to visit. I love small islands because you can do everything in a short amount of time. Travel Noire: When did […]

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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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Traveler Of The Week: Hermon and Heroda Break Barriers Through Travel

Travel Noire has always been about showcasing black travelers that inspire others to see more of the world. Twins Hermon and Heroda of the blog Being Her share how they hope to inspire people from the deaf and black community to see more of the world.   Travel Noire: Where are you from and where do you currently […]

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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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11 Photos That Celebrate Travel And The Beauty Of Black Friendships

Solo travel is an incredible way to experience the world and learn more about yourself, but there’s something special about being able to explore destinations with your best friends and favorite family members. Getting a group together for dinner can be tough, so it’s no surprise that getting all of your friends on board for […]

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Traveler Of The Week: Abena Shares Why Solo Travel Is Good For The Soul

Travel Noire has always been committed to showcasing black travelers that inspire others to see more of the world. Abena shares how her frustration with graduate school lead her to unleash her inner globetrotter. Travel Noire: Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? My heritage is Ghanaian but I was born […]

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13 Ways To Meet People When Traveling Abroad

One of the questions I was constantly asked before I studied abroad in Cape Town, South Africa was about how I would meet people during my travels. I’d spent so much energy actually preparing and fundraising to get to my destination, that I didn’t even consider what I wanted to do in South Africa besides the […]

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Luvvie Ajayi, Hosea Chanchez And Others Share Their Travel Essentials

What are travel must-haves for power players like Bozoma Saint John and Luvvie Ajayi? During the recent Ebony Power 100 event honoring the biggest names in entertainment, media, technology, politics and business, Hilton correspondent Laz Alonzo sat down with guests and honorees to find out what travel essentials they keep on hand to make their […]

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I’m Black & I’m A Backpacker: A Travel Perspective

Throughout most of my travel journey, I have opted for a large backpack instead of a rolling suitcase, hostels instead of hotels, and public transportation instead of rental cars in my great stamp chase around the world. While at home my race is identified before I am, judgment imposed and transcribed on my persona – when […]

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