Travel for business or pleasure? How about both?

As a travel writer, most of the year I’m on the move. Boarding a plane at 5 a.m., checking out a new resort, restaurant hopping in a small town, taking in an exhibit in a museum—it’s all business … and ...

Travel tips of the trade

The busy holiday season is right around the corner, a time when many people take to the skies, roads, rails and seas to visit friends and family close to home and further afield.

Up, up and away …

If you are of a certain age, you will remember this song by the 5th Dimension: “Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon?

Afrocentric fall events to delight and inspire

New York City, Philadelphia, Barbados, Mobile, Schenectady, Kiawah Island and even online! These are just a few of the locales where numerous exciting events and happenings are taking place this month and beyond

Cirque du Soleil brings the magic and music of Michael Jackson to life

Cirque Du Soleil's "Michael Jackson ONE" is a must-see in Las Vegas!

The softer side of Vegas

In the first part of this travel series, I posed the question, “What do you really know about Vegas?”

What do you really know about Las Vegas?

“Sin City.” “Glitter Gulch.” “The Gambling Capital of the World.” Whatever you call it, Las Vegas is one of the most famous cities in the world.

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 ...