Why Black People Don’t Travel to Africa

The Black people travel movement has definitely picked up stem in the past few years. It’s beautiful to see Black people traveling all over the world. But one of the questions that has been persistent is why Black people don’t travel to Africa. And what are really asking is why African Americans are not traveling […]

I Hate Living Everywhere

Giggle with me, because anyone who has followed me over the past three years likely believes I cannot be satiated by any city. You might not be wrong. I’m half conscious of how much I “complain” about everywhere I lived. My disdain for Washington, DC went viral, I was indifferent about Houston and my favorite […]

Travel To Cuba: AirBnB, Casa Particular or Hotels?

Here’s the last in the four part video series on my tips for traveling to Cuba. And this is probably the most important, because something going wrong with your lodging can ruin a whole trip. I would strongly recommend that you do NOT stay at hotels. They are overpriced, out of date, and very very […]

My 7 Week Trip to Ghana as an African American

Finally getting around to talking in full, about my trip last year to Ghana, where I spent roughly seven weeks chilling in Accra. Yes it took me forever and a day to get to this, but here we  are.  I originally landed in Ghana, because I was part of an influencer group heading to Togo […]

Travel to Cuba: Is The Food Bad?

Food is so hotly debated in Cuba. Start talking to Americans who have recently travele there and you will quickly start a debate about whether Cuban food is good. Well, Cuban food as we know it in New York City and Miami is absolutely good. The debate is more about if the food in general […]

Travel to Cuba: All About the Money + That Confusing Exchange Rate

The best way to convert american dollars usd to cuban pesos. Avoid the fee.

One of the most confusing aspects of traveling to Cuba is converting your American dollars in order to get the best the conversion rate. We’re going to take this piece by piece. Let’s first look at the facts, because really a lot of this discussion is opinion and will come down to your personal preferences. The most […]

Travel to Cuba: Catching a Flight + Visa From the United States

Cuba, Cuba! The new destination for Americans after Obama lifted major travel restrictions that have been in place since the United States, under John F. Kennedy placed an embargo on the island of Cuba. I took advantage of very cheap flight prices to spend this past Christmas and New Years basking in the glory of […]

On Trying Ghanaian Food

End of last year I spent two months in Accra, Ghana. No, I am not Ghanaian or identifiably West African though my family, like many other Blacks in America, is the descendant of West African slaves. I saw enough people in Accra that looked like cousins, uncles, and familiar friends to reaffirm the trans-Atlantic connection. […]

On Living in Houston, Does It Suck?

Whenever you talk about someone’s city things get touchy. Last year, close to my pending exit from Washington, DC I penned an essay detailing how much I absolutely despise the city. It went viral. And since then it’s been a constant request that I cover my feelings on Houston, a city that I have resided […]

On Living in Washington, DC…It Sucks

Getting around to doing this video took me several tries. Long story, short…tl:dr…I strongly dislike the District of Columbia. Actually I hate DC. There is absolutely nothing about living in DC that I like. Ok, I like my barber and Founding Farmers…everything else, yeah won’t be missed. But I did not want to come across […]

#BrownGirlsTravel | Austin to Houston #Kia Roadtrip w/ Evelyn from the Internet

#BrownGirlsTravel is here to inspire young women to get out the house, out of their local surroundings and explore the world around them, no matter how small the trip. This past June, I took a road trip with Evelyn From the Internets through two popular cities in South Texas, Austin & Houston. Austin, Texas is […]

Eyebrows, Tacos & My Love for Texas w/ EvelynFromTheInternet

I love Texas. I really do. Well, the big blue cities in the red state of Texas. Houston and Austin. Hopefully when I move out of this horribly cliquey city of Washington, DC, I’ll be able to land in Houston and find me a tall, shiny brown man with good credit, upward mobility and no […]