Still making last-minute New Year’s Eve plans? Try a mini staycation

This year has dealt the world some tough blows, from a worldwide pandemic causing many to lose loved ones and have to quarantine for months on end, to a racial uprising against incidences of police brutality and unjustified police-involved killings that sparked global outrage. So, the mere thought of trying to plan something for New […]

Oprah Winfrey reveals city she’s crossed off her travel list this year

Oprah Winfrey says she won’t be traveling to a certain city for the rest of the year. The media mogul is taking extra precautions to protect her health amid the global health pandemic, and even if social distancing restrictions are lifted, the Wrinkle in Time star won’t be visiting the Big Apple, which has been one […]

Why travelers from New York can be jailed if they enter certain states

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COVID-19 continues to affect social norms. This past weekend, governors from Florida, Texas and Rhode Island announced that more restrictions will be placed on travelers from New York and other states, according to The Wall Street Journal. Travelers who fly to Florida, Texas or Rhode Island from Louisiana, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut must […]

ZoeGoes line provides travel freedom for the eco-conscious woman on the go

For the busy female professional or vacationer who wants to travel with the least amount of effort, fashion designer Karyn Pettigrew might have just the solution for you. The Chicago native has created a fashion line called ZoeGoes, a six-piece sustainable travel capsule collection for women that provides minimum classic choices with maximum results. Pettigrew […]

Naomi Campbell sports ‘next level’ look as coronavirus threat grows (photo)

Naomi Campbell isn’t sacrificing her health for fashion. The 49-year-old model wore a hazmat suit, goggles, a facial mask and rubber gloves through LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Campbell was determined to protect herself from catching the deadly Coronavirus — which has already infected 460 people in the UK and […]

Tyga has been hospitalized

Tyga has been hospitalized in Abu Dhabi. The rapper — who just a few days ago was saying he was feeling “a little under the weather” at a gig — has been giving fans updates on his health on social media. He wrote alongside one of the images: “Thank you to the doctors in Abu […]

Tyler Perry comes to the aid of a couple stranded in Mexico

Tyler Perry has agreed to pay the $14K medical bill and travel costs for a couple stranded in Mexico. The 50-year-old star stepped in after reading about the plight of Stephen Johnson, who fell ill with pancreatitis and diabetes while onboard a Carnival Dream cruise ship with fiancée Tori Austin. Johnson was urged to seek treatment and […]

Black man sues airline after being forced off plane to make room for dog

A Black man says he faced discrimination while flying American Airlines. Dana Holcomb paid for a first-class ticket from Las Vegas to Austin, Texas, after he celebrated his 53rd birthday, according to KWTX. However, when Holcomb sat down, a person with an emotional support dog was seated next to him. Holcomb told the flight attendants […]

World traveler Shay Sane says exploration is good for the soul

Shay Sane’s life mission is to help women heal through sisterhood and travel experiences. After losing her sister and dealing with compounded personal stress, Sane decided to travel with girlfriends to relieve the pressure and renew her spirit. After experiencing the transformative healing power of sisterhood and travel, Sane founded Black Girls on The Go, […]

Running with the bulls: Kappa man Darius Broadwater shares his bucket list

Darius Broadwater is a man who loves a good adventure. The Chicago-based advertising director is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an avid world traveler, an art collector, a marathoner, and an all-around Renaissance man. Rolling out spoke with Broadwater about his bucket list, his love of travel and his latest cultural experience: running […]

Black mom arrested after complaint over vomit on airplane seat

A flight home after a wedding ended in an embarrassing arrest for a North Carolina woman. Rosetta Swinney, 53, boarded a Frontier Airline flight from Las Vegas to RDU Airport after attending her older daughter’s wedding. When Swinney and her younger daughter got to their seats, they were met with a rude shock. Her teenage […]

6 weekend getaways that don’t require a passport

Need a quick getaway to paradise but don’t have a passport yet? The good news is there are several beautiful locales that offer U.S. citizens a taste of paradise without one. Check them out here: U.S. Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix The U.S. Virgin Islands is a great weekend getaway. In […]

Spirit Airlines passenger’s ranting and twerking on plane goes viral (video)

Passengers on a Spirit Airlines flight from Orlando, Florida, to Newark, New Jersey, got more than a delay after a fellow passenger’s antics. An unidentified woman, whom some described as “drunk” literally let it all hang out in a profanity-laced tirade while twerking. According to Daily Mail Online, it all started when a flight attendant […]

Kei Davis creating a travel tribe for women with ‘The Inn Crowd’

Meet Kei Davis: the powerhouse behind The Inn Crowd, a travel tribe for millennial women of color.  Davis is a process improvement analyst by trade, with four years of corporate experience helping businesses run efficiently while increasing their profitability. In the last two years, she also has built an international travel brand designed not only to empower […]

Azealia Banks says she was ‘treated like an animal’ at airport

Azealia Banks is complaining that she was mistreated while traveling abroad, describing her experience as “day from hell.” Furthermore, Banks claims she has been banned from an airline after being “treated like an animal.” The “212” hitmaker removed herself from an Aer Lingus flight from London’s Gatwick Airport to Dublin — where she is due to play a […]

Meet world traveler and hostel owner Deidre Mathis

At only 32 years old, Deidre Mathis operates the first African American-owned hostel in the United States. An avid traveler and a risk-taker, Mathis has traveled to almost every continent, authored one book and is working on a second while running her brand-new Wanderstay hostel in the heart of Houston, Texas. For those unfamiliar with hostels, they […]

Travel blogger Tanyka Renee knows how to find the best deals, here are her tips

Tanyka Renee Henry is an international travel influencer who takes her 286,000 followers on a journey every time she shares her breathtaking content on Instagram. The Brooklyn native who grew up in New Britain, Connecticut, began traveling as an escape from her mundane life but today it is her full-time job. As a professional world traveler, Henry […]

Where sport meets style: A look at BMW’s 2018 X3 M40i

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What was once known as a luxury wagon has now become a beauty and a beast on four wheels. The release of the new BMW X3 M40i is like a surprise album from Beyoncé — and it just happens to go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds. BMW is leaving its competitors in the […]

Top 5 crossovers for travel in 2018

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Say goodbye to the minivan road trip and hello to a more modern way of travel. Whether you’re planning a personal getaway or an unforgettable family trip, these crossovers are sure to bring the fireworks. 2018 Mazda Cx5 Mazda is on a roll with their newly redesigned 2018 Cx5. This hot selling crossover has conquered […]

Exploring the Oregon Trail in the 2018 Buick Regal Tour X

Cruising down Headland and Delowe (“Elevators (Me & You),” OutKast) is where I learned how to navigate the road at the tender age of 15 in Atlanta. My early opportunities to drive were limited. Perhaps it’s the fact that I am the baby of the family, falling last in order to drive (or my brother’s […]