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ILLA J

MARCH 2016 - ISSUE 03 - IRELAND John Derek Yancey, better known as “Illa J” and sometimes “John Regal” (born October 13, 1986 in Detroit, M... Read More...

REGGIE CUMMINGS

Meet Reggie Cummings, the founder of Black Travel Movement - a community of friends and family who share an interest in cultivating new frie... Read More...

DAMON LAWRENCE

FEBRUARY 2016 - ISSUE 02 - MILLENNIALS Damon’s experience in hospitality stretches amongst some of the best brands in the world. He spent t... Read More...

ANDROMEDA TURRE

JULY 2016 - ISSUE 07 - BLACK MUSIC! Andromeda’s professional career truly started when she went on tour with Ray Charles as one of his back... Read More...

PASCALE THEARD

MAY 2016 - ISSUE 05 - HAITI Daughter of a Haitian industrialist and art lover, and of a French mother, heiress to a 200 years old family ta... Read More...

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Authentic Outsiders? Welcome to the Age of the ‘Post-Tourist’

Welcome to the age of the “post-tourist”. The term “post-tourist” is commonly used to refer to a new breed of travellers, those who eschew common tourist “hotspots” and opt for a more unconventional experience, immersing themselves in “local culture” for an extended period of time.

A Visitor’s Guide to Pompeii | 20 Must-See Sights

Visitors to Naples and its surrounding area could be overwhelmed by the number of archaeological wonders to see. Buried for centuries beneath tons of volcanic ash and debris, the archaeological sites scattered along the coast of Naples are among the ... Read More...

Diving Egypt’s Underwater Kingdoms

Some of the most famous wreck dives in the world can be found in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. These reef filled waters are teaming with underwater wildlife and so much diversity that it's difficult to compare it to anyplace else on the Earth.

‘Well-Read Black Girl’ Centers African American Women Writers

“So … well-read black girl. What does that even mean?” I wondered as I fixed my eyes on the cover of Glory Edim’s Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, an anthology of powerful, uplifting, and inspiring essays by black women writers.

Modern Amazons | The Egyptian Village Run by Women

Founded as a place where women can rebuild their lives after losing a husband or getting divorced, Al-Samaha village offers women and girls a chance to escape patriarchal prejudices and discover their independence.

The Story of Isis | Patron of Slaves and Sinners

Like most gods in cultures that practice polytheism, Isis was responsible for many aspects of Egyptian life.  Patron of the slaves and sinners. An advocate for the penniless and supporter of the artisan.  She was a symbol of fertility and the goddess of motherhood.

Beyond Pyramids & Pharaohs | Egypt Off-The-Beaten-Path

What comes to mind when you think about Egypt and traveling to Egypt? Normally, people think of the Great Pyramids, the sphinx, the tombs, the Nile, Alexandria, and Luxor. These are incredible tourist destinations. However, there are many off-the-beaten travel destinations in Egypt.