How To Take 8 Vacations In 2018

Near the end of the year, it’s not uncommon to hear friends, family and colleagues talk about how they have yet to use their vacation time. While many say “I haven’t taken a vacation in years” with a sense of pride, comments like that are enough to make the avid traveler cringe. Seeing more of […]

Shontel Horne

5 Tips For Handling Tourist Traps While Traveling

Travelers have a love-hate relationship with tourist areas. It’s natural to want to see the most famous attractions in each major city you visit, but the area surrounding recognizable landmarks are often filled with traps designed to get visitors to spend more money than they should. It is important to know how to deal with […]

Travel Noire

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 […]

Tayler Ulmer

9 Tips For Traveling More When You Work Full-Time

I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked the million-dollar question:  “HOW DO YOU TRAVEL SO MUCH?!” Before writing this post, I had a hard time answering those people who would ask me this. I never really thought about it. I have no master plan or secret “hacks” for traveling while answering […]

The Traveling Fro

5 Ways To Make Your Relationship Stronger Through Travel

The couple that travels together…well, that’s not an official saying, but I’m sure couples that travel together have way more fun than those that don’t. I know from personal experience that maintaining a relationship (in my case, a long distance relationship) can be overwhelming for even the most committed couple, but making time to travel together […]

Nia S. Vaughn

Why Setting Travel Goals Is Essential To Seeing More Of The World

I don’t believe in making New Year’s resolutions. Well…scratch that: I don’t call them resolutions. I prefer to call them goals and I often keep them to myself. I wish I was into vision boards or writing things down, but at this point in my life, that doesn’t work for me. I think of goals […]

Brittany Walters

Want To Travel More In 2018? Here Are 5 Tips To Get Started

“I want to travel more!” Sound familiar? With a new year just weeks away, you’ll find yourself in good company if a desire to travel is on your agenda for 2018. The reality is that sometimes these resolutions are easier said than done. There are kids, bills, work, family obligations and a ton of other […]

Tausha Cowan

10 Travel Apps You Should Download Before Your Next Trip

Technology has taken a lot of stress out of traveling, with travel apps virtually changing how we experience the world around us. These are just a few of the apps I have used while traveling the world, and hopefully, they will help you, too! Travel Apps For Accommodations   1. HotelTonight When you need to book […]

The Traveling Fro

5 Tips For Surviving The Holiday Travel Season

Getting into the holiday spirit is tough when it comes to holiday travel, especially when more than 28 million people are expected to flock to airports in the United States for Thanksgiving alone. With enough preparation, it’s possible to minimize the frustration that comes with traveling during the busiest time of the year, so keep […]

Shontel Horne

The Joy of Being an Expat: What I Learned Living Abroad

On the evening of Saturday, October 17th, I found myself at New York City’s JFK airport with four overweight suitcases, negotiating baggage fees and trying to make sure I would arrive in Geneva with everything I thought I would need. I was scheduled to begin a new job in Switzerland, a country I had only […]

Wanderlust Simply

5 Ways to Travel More Without Quitting Your Job

It seems every week there’s another story of someone who quit their job and flew off to some far corner of the globe to spend the next decade, or the rest of their life, “on vacation.” As tempting as those stories may be, they can also be unrealistic, overly idealistic and sometimes dishonest. Many of […]

Wanderlust Simply

5 Insider Airport Tips

Working for an airline has its advantages. One of the best perks is obviously free flights, but another is getting to see the mistakes passengers make and being able to pass on that information. As an airline employee I have learned a few insider tips that I want you to benefit from, so here are […]


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

The Kentucky Bucket List

‘What exactly is there to do besides bourbon and barbeque in Kentucky?’ is the question that I continuously received prior to my visit, and quite honestly, I wasn’t so sure. Kentucky was never a place I had on my short list to visit, but once I got there, I was just as eager to make the […]

Erin Douglas

48 Hours in Montreal

Since I work remotely, the boundaries between home and work-life easily become blurred. Between walking the dog during lunch breaks and negotiating deals from my kitchen-turned-office table, daily responsibilities become intertwined. Luckily, working for Travel Noire has given me the ability to work anywhere in the world with just a laptop and a proper internet […]

Moraa Onyonka