Adventures in Aruba

At about 10 a.m. one morning this past summer, I found myself riding shotgun in a Jeep Wrangler heading toward the northernmost tip on the island of Aruba.

What are the world's best and worst airports for 2016?

"Oh great, a 10-hour airport layover," said no-one.

A day trip to La Jolla

If you plan to be in San Diego for a few days, you should rent a car and take the 30-minute trip up to La Jolla. The 7-mile, hilly seaside community offers much more than just the University of California, ...

Fall vacationing in Orlando

Autumn is the perfect time to visit Orlando in what is known as the offseason during September through November, when crowds are fewer, children are back in school and the weather is still warm.

On a quest for the best Zinfandel in St. Helena

You could hear the sound of rocks crunching beneath the tires of the passenger van as it pulled off the road and into the driveway of the Brown Estate in St. Helena, Calif.

5 travel hacks the airlines don't want you to know about

Frequent fliers know that in the competitive world of modern airlines, it takes a skilled player to spot the good deals among the gimmicks.

Finding another side of Orlando

There comes a point during any Orlando vacation when it's high time to ditch the masses and venture away from the theme parks.

10 museums curating the history of the Black experience

Like anything with Black history, we must honor and respect the trailblazers. It’s the same for museums. The following is a list of museums that have been focusing on curating and cultivating the history of the Black experience.

The door is always open

I’m good at moving—other people. And not just around town.

You can now buy airline tickets with monthly payments

Dreaming of a vacation, but don't have the cash for the airfare? You can now pay for your plane tickets in monthly installments.

Labor Day road trip tips

We had been staying at great-grandmother’s small house in Warsaw, Va., where in the front room a relative called Brother slept. When we lived in New Jersey, I always looked forward to our family road trips to the small town ...

Traveling light with shades of Pinck

Instead of saying “hello” when she answered the phone, I said, “Where are you?”

Heritage tour traces Native American, African, Dutch heritage in Albany

For a century, the history of early African-Americans in New York State has been largely hidden.

Four Days in Wisconsin

While on Skype with a friend who lives in Berlin, I turned my computer around to show my view.

Sights and sounds of Chi-Town

As I navigated the minefield of growing up Black in America, I leaned on Digable Planets, a ’90s hip-hop trio that rapped about Black existence through the prism of New York’s boroughs.