What you need to know about Cuba travel restrictions

We are all up in arms over the recent news that the Trump administration has banned cruise ship operations from the United States to Cuba eliminating “people-to-people” education travel for Americans.  Many have already complained of cancellations, re-routes, etc. for their upcoming cruises.  And many are still confused on what this all means, and how it will affect their travels. Here’s what we know about … Continue reading What you need to know about Cuba travel restrictions

Traveling to the Dominican Republic, here’s some precautions you should take.

The second Black couple this year has been found dead in the Dominican Republic. With their deaths still a mystery, Black travelers are feeling fearful and uneasy. Especially those who have already spent coins on upcoming excursions to the Dominican Republic. So, we wanted to share some precautions to take if traveling there. We definitely recommend not going solo, however if you’ve already booked your … Continue reading Traveling to the Dominican Republic, here’s some precautions you should take.

Amtrak has an Incredible Summer BOGO Deal!

We don’t know about you, but traveling by train is certainly a favorable mode of transportation. Being able to enjoy the landscape and beautiful scenery, along with amenities such as WiFi can make for a pleasurable ride. Not to mention many times tickets are within the budget. Now Amtrak is sweetening the deal, by allowing you to buy a roomette or bedroom on one of … Continue reading Amtrak has an Incredible Summer BOGO Deal!

LAX Power outage causes flight delays and cancellations

If your recent travel plans include LAX, you may want to check your flight details. Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were left without light and power for about three and a half hours Wednesday night, causing the cancellation, delay and diversion of flights. The power went out at around 6:10 p.m. local time, a spokesperson for the airport said. It was restored just after … Continue reading LAX Power outage causes flight delays and cancellations

Beverly Hills first city to ban tobacco sales

Here’s something travelers who smoke may want to begin looking for. With many establishments adopting a no smoking policy–is Beverly Hills setting a new trend? The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to make it the first U.S. city to ban the sale of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. The ban applies to gas stations, pharmacies, convenience and grocery stores, but … Continue reading Beverly Hills first city to ban tobacco sales

US Airlines Bumping more Travelers during Summer Travel Season

Here’s some unwelcome news to start the summer travel season: Your chances of getting bumped off your flight is on the rise. Airlines are now bracing for the busiest summer travel season on record. Southwest, American and United have canceled thousands of flights through August because the 737 Max is grounded. After boasting record low bumping rates, U.S. airlines in the first three months of … Continue reading US Airlines Bumping more Travelers during Summer Travel Season

Oregon is Moving Closer to Punishing Racist 911 Callers

Oregon moved to crack down on racially motivated 911 calls on Monday, responding to a series of publicized incidents across the country where predominantly white civilians called the police on black people going about everyday activities like napping or barbecuing. Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by the state Senate. … Continue reading Oregon is Moving Closer to Punishing Racist 911 Callers

Traveling is Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

We often believe that we can fill a void with materialistic things.  Yes, material wealth may bring you happiness—however, it is only temporary.  Think about it—Only a few days after a new purchase, the thrill, pleasure, and enjoyment you felt begins to fade.  Your level of satisfaction decreases and often times you feel compelled to go shopping again for the next exciting thing.  We then … Continue reading Traveling is Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

Southwest flash sale includes $39 trips you can’t beat for 3-days only

Southwest has unleashed a brand new three-day fall travel sale stocked with tons of super-cheap flight deals between August and December, and seats on some routes are going for just $39 one way! The sale runs from now through 11:59pm on June 6, and has discounted fares to and from nearly all of the popular carrier’s North American hubs, should you feel like getting a … Continue reading Southwest flash sale includes $39 trips you can’t beat for 3-days only

Trump Bans Cruises to Cuba

Many are beginning to come forward to voice that their upcoming trips are being affected by The Trump administration’s ending to a two-decade-old program that had become the most popular way for Americans to legally visit Cuba. This new change bans all cruise ships and recreational vessels in the process. Which means if your route was headed to Cuba, you may want to check for … Continue reading Trump Bans Cruises to Cuba