Let’s create some memories memories shall we? Whether we’re traveling the world with a spouse or traveling alone like a rolling stone, we all most likely get that urge. If you dont? More power to you! This piece may not be for you. The urge to randomly be intimate with our own personal “snack” after a few sips of wine is completely understandable. Now we … Continue reading Top 5 Places To “Get It On” While traveling
The days of celebrating Fourth of July, adorning the American flag and popping red, white and blue fireworks to celebrate an Independence, or “freedom” our people still don’t truly hold til this day—are over. Many of us have been educated on Juneteenth and have chosen to trade in our fresh fits and forces, for kente cloth and sandals—expressing our liberation in more ways than one. … Continue reading We want to make sure you’re able to celebrate Juneteenth—no matter where you are.
Everyone should be able to rub their feet in the sandy beaches of lake Minnetonka, pop a bottle and enjoy the breezes of the Caribbean, visit family and distant acquaintances and “tootsie roll” in Aruba if we damn well please. Unfortunately, leisure travel amongst melanated peoples is rare. Being in hospitality for ten plus years and having conversations with drunken guests of all ilks who … Continue reading Traveling While Black Isn’t for Leisure
In 2015, Black buying power topped out at $1.2 T…yes, trillion dollars. BIG dollars. HEAVY weight. IMMENSE buying power. So, check this, here’s the issue; we aren’t spending the majority of those dollars in the Black Community. We have to change that. We can’t be screaming hella black, hella dope ( ayyyyeee) but be throwing our dollars at other communities because they certainly aren’t throwing … Continue reading How to make supporting black-owned businesses a priority—because, I mean who got us better than us?
Visitors to the Willis Tower’s SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction’s protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands of pieces. The glass sightseeing box extends from the 103rd floor of Willis Tower in Chicago and attracts about 1.5 million visitors each year. The ledge is designed to hold up to 5 tons, and its protective coating is intended to keep the … Continue reading Chicago’s Willis Tower SkyDeck Ledge cracks under visitors feet
So apparently this is becoming a thing, and people clearly need a guide inside airplanes. A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom while the plane was still on the ground. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight 702 was due to fly from Manchester, UK, to Islamabad, Pakistan, on … Continue reading Passenger opens emergency exit mistaking it for bathroom
Boosie has called for action against American Airlines, after missing his flight due to what he says was racial discrimination. In a lengthy rant on Instagram, Boosie explains the ordeal after trying to board the plane with his children. To view his original post click here. Boosie warns, “DO NOT RIDE AMERICAN AIRLINES Because u will not get to your destination on time n the … Continue reading Boosie calls for action against American Airlines due to Racial Discrimination
It’s been 10 years since 22-year-old Oscar Grant was murdered, by a BART officer at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland. On Saturday, a mural was unveiled in his honor. BART says it worked closely with Grant’s family to create the tribute and provide a place for reflection for all those who travel through the station. “I believe there will be a sense of peace … Continue reading Oscar Grant Mural Unveiled 10 Years after his Death
Officials have stopped rides to the top of the Arch after minor water seepage into the lower loading zone of the monument’s south tram. The north tram is closed because of previously scheduled maintenance. Rides to the top of the Gateway Arch are expected to resume Saturday. Mississippi River flood water is creeping up the steps of the Gateway Arch. The water won’t get anywhere … Continue reading If you’re visiting St. Louis you’ll have to skip out on this popular tourist attraction
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