#SmartBrownGirlAfrican DiasporaTravel

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 to sub-saharan African countries that aren’t South Africa. This question has largely bubbled off in the "diaspora wars" of Twitter, where too many uniformed voices are amplified. It constantly pops up in Facebook Travel groups where people are blind to their own privilege that allows
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Travel to Cuba: All About the Money + That Confusing Exchange Rate

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 important fact of them all is that your American bank and debit card will work no where in Cuba. Let me repeat, any sort of payment card with that FDIC logo on the back will not work in Cuba. That means no American debit or
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#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 the capital of Texas but its better known for its burgeoning entrepreneurial scene, good music and even better food selections. Houston is the epicenter of African-American culture and the home of Beyoncè, how grand! We were blessed with a Kia Soul via DriveSTI to test
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