Dear Airline Passengers, Lose The Attitude

Summer is here and many infrequent flyers are at the airport. The recent string of airline incidents has added unwelcome tension to an already chaotic season. Every day, I’m either hearing a passenger’s passive aggressive comments under their breath or reading a “Look what this airline employee did” headline on my news feed. I can’t…

Traveling Like A Local

I love ‘touristy’ attractions. You can’t visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower or go to London without Big Ben. Sightseeing staples are always high on my list but I also want to experience the local favorites. That means trying food that natives eat, shopping where they would, etc. So how can you see the…

3 Quick Tips for Mardi Gras

As cliche as it sounds, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is like no other annual event. The music, the food, the people, and of course the public drinking in Bourbon Street make it an unforgettable experience.

How To Annoy A Flight Attendant

One of my favorite coworkers once said “I think people check their mind when they check their bags.” Most passengers usually go unnoticed by in-flight crew but the same bothersome behavior finds its way to every flight.

Being Black Abroad – Should You Be Concerned?

Your race plays a huge role in your everyday life. So it can obviously affect your travels too. While the majority of my adventures abroad have been drama-free, I’d be a fool to think that every person of color can say the same. It’s hard to tell whether these instances occur from prejudice or plain…

4 Tips for Better Travel Planning

Happy 2017! Is your New Year’s Resolution to travel more? Here are four ways to make the planning process much smoother… Check For Visas Once you choose a destination, this should be your first step. Research the entry requirements for your passport. This includes visas, reciprocity fees, and the amount of blank passport pages you…

The REAL Truth About Traveling Solo

Solo travel is becoming more common and lately it seems like I travel alone more often than with company. However when I talk about a solo trip, it’s usually met with a shocked look and something on the lines of “You’re not afraid of being by yourself?” Nope.