Exciting excursions for the newbie adventurer

You have your traveling chop, you’ve been here and there, so now you’re ready to get adventurous. You’re not exactly the athletic type, and you’re a bit gun shy. No worries—here’s where to find yourself in soft adventures.

The buzzworthy beauty of Bermuda

Much like fashion, cities and countries go in and out of style. Right now, the buzz is back about Bermuda.

How to spend 48 hours in Cape Town

It is a special time to visit South Africa. The country is celebrating the centenary of the honorable Nelson Mandela, who would have turned 100 years old this year.

Applications open for the 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy

High school students around the country can now apply at to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE, the educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort.

Great Wolf Lodge: The perfect family vacation

Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos in Pennsylvania is the perfect family vacation!

New app taking the hassle out of 'traveling while Black'

Melanin Enterprise is the Black professional social network that is designed to enhance the African American social networking experience by providing all-in-one features to meet all of our entrepreneurial, travel, and social needs.

Toy Story Land at Disney World is this summer’s hottest attraction

Those planning a trip to Walt Disney World this summer are in for a treat that will take them to “Infinity and Beyond!”

Split, Croatia—jewel of the Adriatic

This month Croatia made a huge splash on the world stage when their football team made it all the way to the final game of the World Cup—the first time in that nation’s history.

Food. Film. Beach?

That’s right! It’s time for the seventh annual Long Beach International Film Festival running from Aug. 1 to Aug. 4.

Summer in Iceland: Hot springs under the midnight sun

Temperatures might be ascending back home in the states, but over here in Reykjavik, summer days are approximately 50 degrees Fahrenheit, and sunlight lasts for nearly 24 hours (Yes, you read that correctly—there’s basically daylight around the clock during the ...

Travel agency rips off several Black women who planned to attend Essence Music Festival

Two Black women who planned to attend the event are very disappointed because they were apparently taken advantage of by OBL Travel.

Surviving an overnight flight

Overnight flights make the most sense if you’re flying quite the distance because they allow you to start your day at the start of the day.

Tips for taking worthy vacation photos

These days, you can’t go anywhere in the world and not see someone taking pictures.

Dining on Lake Norman

Slightly north of Charlotte sits Lake Norman, North Carolina’s largest man-made body of water.

Being Black and abroad

It is said that the lack of mi­nori­ties that study abroad is slim to none. I have had a first hand experience has I have studied in over three countries and visited more than 13 countries in as little as ...