Smell it, flip it, snap it, zip it

There are a lot of new, great travel necessities on the market these days.

Captivating travel stories for the soul

There are all kinds of travel guides out there, for specific destinations, themed travel such as beach vacations, traveling with children, sojourns for baby boomers and the list goes on.

The five best ways to experience Havana

With the relaxation on U.S. travel restrictions to Cuba, many Americans are trying to figure out how to go to the island and what to do once they get there.

Art, music and film among Afrocentric events presented in October

Believe it or not, fall is officially here...

A mind, body and spirit transformation in Costa Rica

In our last sojourn, we had just arrived at the Retreat at Altos del Monte, a new, secluded, eight-acre mountaintop estate just 45 minutes from San Jose, Costa Rica.

The Retreat at Altos del Monte

Located between Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south, Costa Rica is truly a jewel of Central America

Ebony Escapes! into September

Whether you’re traveling on the East Coast, West Coast or somewhere in between this month (its September already?), you’ll find a wealth of special events, performances, culinary adventures and more of Afrocentric interest.

Fort Lauderdale food shout-outs

I did manage to make it out of town for a week in Fort Lauderdale this summer. The trip was work-related so there was no kicking back, but I managed to squeeze in some good food that is worth a ...

2015’s most and least affordable US travel destinations

I normally don’t think of, or consult, banking institutions when deciding where to embark upon a travel sojourn.

10 best family campgrounds

Being away from the everyday stresses of life, leaving behind most all of today’s modern conveniences, the enhanced taste of food when prepared alfresco and the opportunity to immerse myself in nature at the beach, in the mountains, in state ...

A few of my favorite (travel) things

One of the benefits of being a travel writer is that you often find out about many of the latest travel accessories, gadgets, clothing, books and so forth as soon as they come on the market, each offering their own ...

Afrocentric adventures in August

Summertime, and the living is … exciting, colorful, inspiring, cool and so much more, so be sure to check out some of these amazing events of Afrocentric interest happening both in your own backyard and further afield.

In Belize, paradise found

I'm not going to lie: The voyage to this Belizean island paradise 18 miles off the mainland is not for sissies.

‘Beautiful Sea’ indeed

Their motto, “Beauty by Belize, Luxury by Design,” is an apt way to describe the Chabil Mar Resort, an awe-inspiring, boutique, luxury villa property in the beautiful country of Belize.

‘You Betta Belize It!’

It’s cute, catchy and you’ll see it everywhere you look in Belize: “You Betta Belize It!”