BLACK TRAVEL PROFILES

CLAIRE SOARES

OCTOBER 2016 - ISSUE 10 - GLOBAL DESIGN! Claire Soares is the founder of tour companies “Up in the Air Life” and “Urban Yacht Life” based i... Read More...

KIA YOUNG

Born and raised in the Houston, Texas area, Kia Young is a senior mechanical engineering student at North Carolina A&T State University.... Read More...

CHEF AHKI

SEPTEMBER 2016 - ISSUE 09 - GLOBAL FOOD! Chef Ahki, CEO of Delicious Indigenous Foods is a celebrity chef, natural foods activist and nutri... Read More...

BARRINGTON IRVING

Captain Barrington Irving, born in Jamaica in 1983, has traveled to 50 countries, conducted over 30 STEM expeditions, successfully challenge... Read More...

ONEIKA RAYMOND

AUGUST 2016 - ISSUE 08 - CANADA! Oneika the Traveller is a leading travel website that provides travel advice, information, and inspiration... Read More...

ASHARA EKUNDAYO

Ashara Ekundayo is a cultural strategist, activist, and curator who facilitates the creation of collaboratory spaces where methodology amp... 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.