Caribbean Tourism Organization honors Jamaican tourism stalwart

Jamaica’s first female director of tourism, Carrole Guntley, is the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s most prestigious honor. Guntley was presented with the special award during the Allied Awards Luncheon at the Wyndham New ...

Ebony Escapes! to Philadelphia

What do Benjamin Franklin, Rocky, Auguste Rodin, Wilt Chamberlain, Al Capone and Kevin Bacon all have in common?

Ebony Escapes! to the best of the Caribbean

Believe it or not, the school year is fast coming to a close, and I don’t know about you, but after about 10 months of homework, science projects, soccer tournaments and everything in between, we’re all ready for a break. ...

NYC: Beyond the ‘Apple’ of your eye

New York City is on a literary roll as of late. As one of the most fascinating cities in the world, it has been the subject of countless articles, movies and documentaries, plays and more. Discovering New York City is ...

Rest and rejuvenation in Quebec

I really don’t like the saying, “All good things must come to an end,” because that means it’s time to wrap up this feature series in the beautiful province of Quebec, Canada—but not before I extol the virtues of two ...

Disney World 2014: More magical than ever

The most magical place on earth just got more magical, just in time for the summer vacation season.

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.