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April 23, 2017

Looking for a way to get a taste of a foreign culture? A dinner table could be a really good place to start. At least as far back as Marco Polo, travelers have been exploring the world through food and drink, sampling the unfamiliar and introducing their tastebuds to flavors they never would’ve ex.../ ➝

April 9, 2017

If you want to see the world, it’s not enough just to keep tabs on airfares. You also need a grasp on costs in your destination country, because that’s going to determine how long your travel budget lasts. And that budget can start taking hits before you even get out of the airport. Yo.../ ➝

March 19, 2017

The fare war between upstart Norwegian Air and their European competitors is good news for California. When Norwegian Air started offering one-way flights between the East Coast and Europe for as little as $65 a few years back,  their older rivals vowed to retaliate — and now, they have.../ ➝

December 8, 2016

Looming over the fishing village of Elmina, along Ghana’s Cape Coast, is a fortress of mottled whitewashed stone. If you are a Black American, your life story, and that of every Black American you know,  runs through these walls. Welcome to Elmina Castle..../ ➝

November 8, 2016

Second in a series Twenty-four hours of planes, trains and automobiles en route to West Africa. 06 NOV — OGO By far, the highlight of my weekend in New York City was my reunion with my friend, Ogo, of Senegal. We met five years ago when he graciously included me in his group going to [….../ ➝

August 1, 2016

An East African airline is making moves to turn one of Africa’s smallest and least-known countries into a major gateway to West Africa. More than a dozen nations — and a lot of international travelers — could benefit. When folks ask me where to go for their first taste of Africa, I often r.../ ➝

July 28, 2016

A series on Black men and women making moves in the travel industry All images courtesy of Dash Harris and AfroLatino Travel This Panamanian-born sister is the driving force behind a tour company emphasizing the Black side of the Latin American cultural family. Four years ago, Dash Harris got togeth.../ ➝

May 16, 2016

One of an occasional series First, she moved herself from the US to Ghana as an expat and a solo Black woman. Now, she’s making moves on the African travel industry, organizing safaris for women of color. When Ghana became the first Black African nation to win its independence from colonial Eu.../ ➝

February 22, 2016

Salvador, Bahia’s rich cultural vibe has tourism officials touting it to tourists as the capital of Brazil’s African heritage. But a look past the enticing travel brochures reveals controversies that Black American visitors may find disturbingly familiar. In a social sense, Salvador, the.../ ➝

February 13, 2016

For the first time in a half-century, US airlines soon will be making regularly scheduled flights to Cuba. The trade embargo is over in all but name. If you want to see Cuba before the tsunami of American mass-market tourism hits full-force, you might want to accelerate your travel plans. Sometime n.../ ➝