What Cape Town’s Water Crisis Means For Travelers

The beautiful Cape Town coastal setting has made it a popular destination for travelers from all over the world, but the city is currently dealing with a drought that has hit critical levels. Unseasonably dry winters have caused the dams in South Africa to become dangerously low, resulting in the dams hovering around 33% capacity […]

Travel Noire

The 10 Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels In Africa

Selecting the right hotel can be a challenge. You want a place that’s within your budget and near your desired attractions, but you also want accommodations that are unique to the region. Safety and cleanliness are sure to be a priority, but you also may want to avoid potential tourists traps that are devoid of character […]

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

Culture Through Food: An Explorer and a Chef Take on Africa

Three countries in 30 days. A 30th birthday treat of sorts, my partner (in crime) Chef Hiyaw Gebreyohannes and I were on a mission: to explore business, culture, and family ties in Ethiopia, the Republic of Congo, and South Africa. What we’ve always known on our trips back home to the motherland (he’s originally from […]

Chloe Louvouezo

7 Must-Have Experiences in South Africa

South Africa is one of those places that, once visited, sticks with you long after you’ve left; leaving its mark in ways you didn’t anticipate. Whether it’s the people, the culture, the scenery or some combination of all of the above, there is something about the country that compels you to want to explore more. During […]

Tausha Cowan

A Powerful Visit to Robben Island

I had the amazing opportunity to study abroad in South Africa through my university a couple years ago. With around twenty-two other students and two advisors, we embarked on our month long Business & Culture: South Africa Exploration Seminar. During our last couple of weeks, we had the chance to spend time in Cape Town […]

Danait Kidane