Checked bag tips

There is no worst start to a trip than arriving to your destination without your luggage. Airlines are notorious for often delaying your luggage’s travel, or losing it all together.

7 things you need for a long flight

Whenever you are flying across the country, or across the world, being prepared for a long flight is the best way to get through one.

Summer in fantastic Chicago

Having to face such brutal winters every single year forces residents of the Windy City to take full advantage of every single moment during its summers. For those few months, the city is bursting with activities to enjoy the great ...

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

One of the biggest music festivals of this generation concluded part two this past week in the middle of the desert, two hours east of Los Angeles, in Coachella Valley.

Spring skiing in Vail, Colorado

I know what you’re thinking: “April is a little late in the season to be thinking about skiing.” But the truth is if you don’t mind waiting, spring may actually be the best time of year to throw on your ...

Saint Barths, where the rich and famous get away from it all

The little French West Indies island of Saint-Barthélemy, more often referred to as Saint Barths, is most notably known for being the place where the rich and famous go to get away from it all. Why they choose this island ...

Saint Maarten, the perfect island

Saint Maarten is the perfect island for a family trip.

Here's how much airlines will pay you to give up your seat

How much will an airline pay you to give up your seat? The answer: As much as you can negotiate for.

Tips for flying with children

Traveling with children is difficult. Well, let’s be completely honest. Doing pretty much anything with children is quite challenging, but traveling is especially hard. Their short attention spans, inability to move quickly or even just at your speed and need ...

Three free apps every traveler should download

Technology can be so useful when you are traveling, whether you are abroad or in your own backyard.

Seven Black traveler accounts you should be following on Instagram

Don’t you wish you could be on a permanent vacation, traveling from various cities to exotic islands and back again?

Stacy Cox to lead Society of Hotel Association Executives

Seasoned hotel industry professional Stacy Cox is the new president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives.

Seven tips to expedite your pre-boarding process

Often the process between arriving at the airport and getting to your departure gate can be daunting, but only because travelers tend to make a few mistakes that add unnecessary time to the routine. Here are a few simple things ...

Six things to do in Istanbul

Istanbul is an enchanting and culturally rich city that straddles the boundary between Europe and Asia.

A Charleston native’s top hometown hotels

Spring is the best season to experience all that the historic city of Charleston, S.C., has to offer.