Tag: Traveling Black Women

The Ultimate Mother – Daughter Weekend Trip to Napa

Looking for ideas for mother-daughter weekend trips? Consider the California Wine Regions! Napa Valley, renowned for its picturesque vineyards and exquisite wines, became the backdrop for an unforgettable Mother’s Day weekend for my mom and I. Flying in from Newark and Atlanta, respectively, we landed in San Francisco within an hour of each other. I…
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Studying Abroad: A Black Woman’s Guide to Unlocking the World

My biggest personal regret was never studying abroad. I made up for it by teaching abroad in Abu Dhabi but it wasn’t until I was working on Adriana K. Smith’s Studying Abroad for Black Women guide for our Travel Guide collection did I realize what it truly was that held me back… Fear. Up until…
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A Whole New World: The Top Benefits of Teaching Abroad for Black Women

Let’s talk about why teaching abroad is the move for Black women in urban education. Over a decade ago, I found myself completely burnt out from the relentless demands of the American education system. Teaching in Title I schools in the United States, the expectation to take work home was a given, and the high-stakes…
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Solo Travel for Black Women: The Ultimate Self-Discovery Journey

Let’s talk solo travel for Black women. Have you ever found yourself scrolling through IG, double-tapping on those dreamy travel posts, and thinking, “That looks amazing, but I could never do that alone…” Maybe it’s the fear of sticking out like a sore thumb, dealing with the unpredictable, or just the thought of getting lost…
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Discover the Magic of Kenya: An Unforgettable Journey with Magical Kenya Tourism Board

Hey Traveling Black Women! Let me tell you about my journey to a place where the heart of Africa beats the loudest – Kenya. My trip, meticulously planned and facilitated by the Magical Kenya Tourism Board, was nothing short of extraordinary. From the bustling streets of Nairobi to the serene landscapes of Samburu and the…
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Spring Break 2024: Adults Deserve an Amazing Spring Getaway, too!

Hey, fam! Let’s talk about something we all secretly yearn for but think we’re too “grown” to indulge in: Spring Break. Yes, you heard me right. Spring. Break. And I’m not just talking about college students partying in Miami. I’m talking about hardworking adults, especially Black women, who deserve a break from the grind more…
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Understanding the True Essence of J’ouvert in Trinidad

Ever found yourself curious about the buzz surrounding J’ouvert in Trinidad? Certainly, J’ouvert in Trinidad is a culturally rich and vibrant celebration, but as with anything that involves “too much fun” there can be misunderstandings that overshadow the real essence of this explosive celebration. Understanding J’ouvert requires recognizing it as a continuation of the legacy…
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5 Experiences You Need on Your Quito Itinerary

Not sure what to add to your Quito Itinerary? I’ve got you covered. Quito, Ecuador, the city in the “Middle of the World,” is rich in history, has stunning landscapes, and offers the warmest hospitality. I was fortunate to visit with a group of High School students in 2019 and again with 7 other travel…
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Safety in Nairobi: How to travel safely through Kenya’s Capital

Embarking on a journey to Kenya and concerned about safety in Nairobi? Safety is paramount for women while traveling, and Nairobi is no exception. Nairobi is a bustling city that requires travelers to be alert and prepared throughout their travels. Most travelers to Kenya, myself included, only stay about a night or two in Nairobi…
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The Top 3 All-Inclusive Luxury Camps on Maasai Mara

The Maasai Mara National Reserve is a vast and enchanting landscape that beautifully illustrates the God’s handiwork. Picture this – luxury tents under the vast African sky… The sounds of the savannah lulling you to sleep… Encounters with majestic wildlife at every turn… And the feeling of a direct connection to the world around you……
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