Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo, and you’re a princess too

At Disney World, there are princesses everywhere. It’s a part of what dreams are made of.

Respites for the mind, body and soul in Quebec

Our next spa stop was Spa Natur’Eau, an oasis that far exceeds your wildest expectations.

For rest and rejuvenation in the beauty of Canada

I was thrilled to be invited to participate in a spa-themed travel writing trip to enjoy four spas in as many days.

Sculptures from ‘Lost Kingdoms’ at the Met

This holiday season is the perfect time to take youngsters to The Metropolitan Museum of Art to view “Lost Kingdoms.”

Ebony Escapes! Along Route 66

Celebrating its 88th birthday this year is one of our country’s most significant icons and an invaluable slice of Americana—Route 66. For many a traveler, Route 66 is on their bucket list of adventures, but before you set out on ...

I’ll see you in court!

Reminiscing over a bygone era can take place in a variety of forms—music, art, the written word, photography—and the latter is the medium that Chris Flook, a telecommunications instructor at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., chose for a summer ...

Celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage Month in Houston

Check out what the largest city in Texas has to offer this June for Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

Oakland: An untold story

Oakland has changed dramatically in the 14 years since I left, offering so much more for denizens and visitors alike.

Many compelling stories, one vibrant city—this is Oakland

Peeling back the multifarious layers of Oakland, California a fusion of distinctive neighborhoods and one of the most diverse cities in the country.

Restoring the Black Pearl: The fall and (hopeful) revival of Atlantic Beach

Sandwiched between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, is a small part of Black history: Grand Strand

Ebony Escapes!to Oakland, the other city by the bay

It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve been here, if ever—the views from the airplane window are always captivating.

Best buys for your travel buck

If you’re like me, you want a lot more simplicity in your life. So I am constantly on the lookout for great ideas, products and gadgets that can help me pare down, reduce stress and travel smarter and lighter.

Traveling into March

Spring is just around the corner—yahoo! That means more pleasant temps and longer days that allow us to get out and delve into a wealth of fascinating and exciting events of interest to communities of color and others happening all ...

Pampering—mind, body and soul

Thanks for joining us as we continue our pampering—mind, body and soul—at the Heartland Spa and Fitness Resort, located just 90 miles south of Chicago.

Victims’ relatives rally at City Hall to end traffic violence

Gregory Thompson Jr. and Davis Shepherd are both members of a group they wished they would never be a part of: Families for Safe Streets.