So You Wanna Go to Cuba

There are certain places you can travel to on a whim.  Cuba, however, is not one of those destinations.  It takes a lot of research and planning to have a successful Cuban expeirence.  If you don’t want to do all that but you still want to go, you can book a planned tour through whatever... Continue Reading →

You Don’t Have to Leave the Country to “Travel”

This week I was talking with a coworker about her upcoming wedding.  I asked what her plans were for the honeymoon and she said that she and her soon-to-be-hubby are road tripping throughout Michigan (she’s from there and that’s where the wedding will be).  After she tells me her plans she says “I know a... Continue Reading →

My First Trip to Africa

My first time touching down in the motherland was in January of 2010.  I was blessed with the opportunity to go to Ghana for 2 weeks on a short term study abroad program with my university.  *Shout out to my fellow Temple owls!!*  The purpose of the trip was to study emerging global markets.  That... Continue Reading →

“African-Americans Don’t Travel”

One evening a couple months back, I decided to treat myself to a little happy hour cocktail (or two lol).  The bartender (let’s call her Mona), the man sitting next to me (let’s call him Andre), and myself ended up engaging in a little happy hour chit chat.  Mona, I believe is from Sierra Leone,... Continue Reading →

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