Twenty-four hours in Montreal

A one-part article is not nearly long enough to capture the essence of the Canadian jewel that is Montreal.

Ten best budget destinations for 2014

“With amazing food, glorious public spaces and unparalleled museums, theme parks and beaches, the only thing ‘budget’ about these world-class vacation spots is the price tag!”

Ebony Escapes! Year in review

This is particularly fun for me with travel—looking back on all the fascinating places I visited and experiences I shared during the past year, in addition to planning out more, sure-to-be amazing adventures to share with you all.

Essential elements: Great travel finds for the person on the go

Travel isn’t all about where you are going and how you get there, but also what you take with you.

Dogs, forks, New York and cruises—great travel reads to delight and inspire

Although the weather has finally turned cold, and you may not be out and about as much, you can still do a little traveling, albeit from a comfy chair with a hot drink and a great book.

Good eats, drinks and outdoor adventures in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, Texas has quite a reputation for wonderful accommodations, fantastic culinary adventures, great beer and wine exploration, and exciting recreational spots.

Fredericksburg, Texas, is an unexpected surprise

my first impressions of Fredericksburg, Texas

This Week in Black History

This Week In Black History.

Scott Joplin, the wizard of ragtime

At 163 W. 131st St., just west of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, there is a plaque indicating the last residence of the great ragtime pioneer Scott Joplin. He lived there with Lottie Stokes when he died on April 1, ...

Ebony Escapes! to Fredericksburg, Texas

first impressions of Fredericksburg, Texas

Ebony Escapes! to do ‘The Bucket List’

Places this travel writer wants to jet off to.

Let the food frenzy begin!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, thus signaling the beginning of the food frenzy that lasts until New Year’s Day. And while every year your goal might be to not overdo it, a true foodie doesn’t even have those thoughts ...

Frontier Airlines turns a deaf ear to request from the Black Chamber of New Jersey

In an effort to highlight the importance of the Black dollar, last week, the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) initiated a boycott of the newly reopened Trenton Mercer Airport. Frontier Airlines, the largest carrier at the ...

Ebony Escapes! into November

From Afrocentric films to significant art exhibitions, circus performances and food, November is a great month to celebrate

Deep history, great cuisine and of course Lincoln

Last time around, we had just started exploring African-American history past and present in Springfield, as it is inextricably tied to the issue of slavery in Lincoln’s day and how the city has developed since then. In addition to visiting ...