Travelers Stuck at Home Because of the Coronavirus: Read This

Three months ago, I was surfing every sunrise on the glassy waves of Hiriketiya Bay, southern Sri Lanka. Four months past, my evenings were spent navigating the soy-scented night markets of Bangkok. Go back a year and I was exploring Mexico, devouring huevos rancheros with refried beans on cobbled plazas in Morelia and Guanajuato. Last […]

Coronavirus Anxiety: How to Manage Your Mental Health During a Pandemic

Anyone else feel like they’re living in some dystopian sci-fi movie lately? Perhaps you’ve felt your stress level rising incrementally or you’re already in full-on disaster prevention mode, surrounding yourself with an arsenal of cleaning products and canned beans. Either end of the spectrum—you’re definitely not alone. If I see one more grocery store sold […]

Should the Coronavirus Change Your Travel Plans? 150 Digital Nomads Weigh In

When your entire existence revolves around travel, an infectious virus spreading at a rapid rate across the globe is bound to jumble up your plans. Despite years of experience under their belts and an astute know-how of navigation, responses from digital nomads and full-time travelers vary from seemingly unbothered to plan-altering levels of concern when […]

15 Black Travel Bloggers That Will Inspire Your Next Trip

From searching for killer street art to curating the best travel budget tips, dishing out advice on traveling with a kids to leading unique ancestry trips, these top black travel bloggers have dominated the industry and are now sharing the low down on how to live your best life in 2020. Here are 15 of our favorites: […]

Flyin’ High: 2020 Cannabis Travel Guide

Weed, marijuana, cannabis, pot, grass, ganja, dope, mary jane, hash, 420: whatever you call it, we’re talking about that good good stuff. It’s been used medicinally for thousands of years, likely dating back to China around 2700 BC. Politics in the 20th century led to the criminalization of weed around the world, but lucky for […]

7 Tips To Surviving Your First Solo Trip

When I was 20, I hopped on a plane to London for a semester abroad — alone. What started as nervous trip filled with ‘what ifs’ quickly blossomed into weeks of gallivanting around the city, crossing all of the tourist must-dos from my travel bucket list. I quickly realized that it was the first time […]

31 of the Best Travel Gifts, According to Travel Experts

As full time travelers, we’re constantly on the lookout for best items in travel to make the journey more comfortable and enjoyable. When a plane ticket is too expensive and avoiding unwanted “stuff” is nearly impossible, here’s a list of 31 travel gift ideas, curated by experts, that travel junkies will actually use: Travel gifts for the: […]

The 7 Best Travel Communities For Black Travelers

Exploring a destination with a group may help you navigate a new city better than you might have if you were traveling solo. But have you tried traveling with a group of people who inherently understands your existence? As humans, we are likely to group ourselves with people similar to us, so it isn’t a […]

These Are the Best Places for Solo Travel, According to 9 Travel Experts

The thought of packing up a bag and jetting off thousands of miles from home can be a bit daunting for some, but luckily, you’re never actually alone when you consider how many others are hitting the road solo. When you know the world’s best corners for solo travel, it becomes a lot easier to […]

Minimalist Travel: How to Pack Four Seasons in One Carry On

Observing feeble attempts to stack airport carts sky high with boulder-like suitcases and precariously perched bags never gets old, especially when someone has to act fast and rescue a piece of luggage that starts to tumble off into the terminal. It’s like Tetris, but a nightmare. As a self-proclaimed minimalist, all of my earthly possessions […]

10 Things You’ll Learn While Traveling as a Couple

The intoxicating freedom of long-term solo travel is something everyone should experience at least once in their life. No one to judge you if you overindulge in rice wine, opt for pizza over salad, or swap a day of temple sightseeing for a 12-hour chocolate and Netflix binge in bed. But having embarked on a […]

7 Ways to Stop Wasting Travel Time on your Phone and Be More Present

Like. Comment. Share. We’re inundated with notifications and virtual interactions around the clock — and ‘round the globe, too. A heavy emphasis is placed on capturing memories, but what if that very focus is detracting from the actual act of creating them? Without proper engagement in the present, our memories cease to embody the true […]