12 Times Black Couples Were Travel and Relationship #Goals

It takes a special person to fall in love with a travel addict. Not everyone is cut out for a relationship with someone that’s willing to hop on a plane and head to a remote land when the mood strikes, so when two people who share a passion for exploration fall in love, it’s a […]

Shontel Horne

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

10 Black Travelers Who Are Killing It On Instagram

Instagram is in Travel Noire’s DNA. The Travel Noire community was built on social media, and our movement has helped us reach and unite people all over the world with our hashtag, #TravelNoire. While we continue to inspire followers from every corner of the globe, we also want to show love to the travelers on Instagram […]

Shontel Horne

5 Black-Owned Wineries Every Wine Lover Should Know

The wine industry is notoriously competitive and the cost to start, operate and maintain a successful wine business can quickly balloon to more than $1,000,000 before a winery delivers its first case. Still, there are many black entrepreneurs running award-winning wineries in the world’s most prestigious wine-producing regions with some even opening their doors to […]

Shontel Horne

New Study Proves Black Millennials Love To Travel, Are Looking For Companies That Understand Them

We know that black millennials love to travel. Look around at your friends and family and count the amazing trips they’ve taken recently. But new research from DigitasLBi shows that more than 70 percent of black millennial travelers (black people between the ages of 20-36 who consider travel a priority and who are involved in booking their […]

Travel Noire

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

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

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

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

4 Reasons Why Parents Should Travel

People tend to look at adventure travel from a pretty narrow scope. Backpacking through Europe, couch-surfing across the U.S., and hostel-dwelling in the Caribbean—that pretty much covers ​the major ones, right?​ For the slightly less risky experiences​, you’ve got resort ​vacations, wellness ​retreats, or Caribbean cruises—those are the big ones, right? Noticed that most of […]

Akilah S. Richards

The Importance of Giving Back as a Traveler

Although eating at the local restaurants is daring, getting a cheap mani/pedi is relaxing and even buying trinkets to bring back to your boo at home is thoughtful, it’s only just scratching the surface as far as leaving a lasting impression on a community. It’s the American way to discard our worries when we step off the […]

Ruby Melton

What Now? Tips for Students Studying Abroad

“Now I’m here. What should I do next?” This was a question that I consistently asked myself once I arrived to my study abroad location in Cape Town, South Africa. I had spent so much energy preparing and fundraising to get to South Africa that I didn’t even consider what I actually wanted to experience aside from the […]

Tayler Ulmer

The First Black Foreigner

Nestled within a sea of its own decay, the school stands firmly, surrounded by the barren land of the southernmost Bangladeshi village. We zoom onto the school grounds on the backs of two motorcycles, inadvertently diverting the attention of 500 school kids—who all gather and encircle the motorcycles. This is the first time that many of them […]

Zim Ugochukwu

How to Plan the Perfect Group Trip

For my 30th birthday me and 21 of my friends (3 could not make it the day of) descended on Panama CIty and Bocas del Toro for a celebration. This was the second time I had done a big birthday trip, the first being my 25th birthday which I celebrated in Puerto Rico with 18 of […]

j. nambowa

The Mouthwatering Food of Portugal

People travel for many reasons.Music Festivals. Family gatherings. St. Patrick’s. Oktoberfest. Dance Festivals. History. Love. Breakups. Immigration stamps. Terminal love. Souvenirs. I travel for many of those reasons too, especially travel stamps. There are a few things in life that fill me with as much happiness as opening my passport and reliving my trips. Now, […]

Ruky Okotcha