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Why You Should Travel To Africa

Despite most African Americans having rich ethnic ties to Africa, not many of them have the desire to ever travel to this continent. This is surprising because as a culture, they care deeply about their heritage and learning more about their ancestors. In order to conquer this and …

Coachella 2018

Coachella is a yearly music and arts festival held in Indio, California. The lineup changes each year and started in 1993 with Pearl Jam as the main performer. Coachella will be held April 13-15 and April 20-22, 2018. Here’s more information about the performers and what it’s like …

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King brought hope and healing to America.  I could not recall a time more than now that we need to remember all the things that he stood for, and the life that he led full of compassion, dignity, courage, humility, justice and truth. Dr. King’s …

Southern New Years Lucky Food Traditions

Some southern households are very strict when it comes to their New Year’s tradition. They believe that what they eat for dinner on New Year’s Day will bring about good fortune…if they eat the right thing that is. These southern New Year’s lucky food traditions can bring about …

Black Owned Wineries To Visit

The wine industry is known to be not only competitive, but a difficult arena to break into. Despite the difficulties, there have been quite a few black entrepreneurs who have not only opened wineries, but have achieved great success. These black owned wineries should be visited by anyone …

A Day In Antigua

At only 108 square miles in size, many passengers on cruise ships wonder what there actually is to do in Antigua. While it’s a rather small country, there are still plenty of places to go and because it’s so small, most of them are in walking distance. This …

Falmouth Cruise Port

Eighteen miles east of Montego Bay, the Historic Falmouth Cruise port was the first ever thematic port destination in the Caribbean.  Construction began in 2009 thanks to a joint effort between Royal Caribbean cruise line and the Port Authority of Jamaica. Their collective goal was to awaken the …

Travel Hacks That Don’t Work

Everyone wants to save a buck or two when traveling. Some people will go to great lengths to try to get a good deal, including trying a travel hack. The following hacks are fairly popular, but rarely yield good results. Rental Cars One of the most well-known travel …