Libraries house historical and cultural artifacts, offer unique architectural designs and provide a serene environment for visitors to relax and explore. They also host special events, such as author readings and exhibitions that attract locals and tourists alike. Many travelers like to explore libraries in different cities to get a glimpse of their extensive collections… Continue reading Libraries Around The World For The Reading Traveler
Museums are travelers ‘ windows into the history, culture and art of a particular place. They offer a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the local heritage and gain a deeper understanding of the people who have shaped it over time. Whether it’s exploring ancient artifacts, admiring masterpieces by renowned artists or learning about significant… Continue reading Museums Around The World You Should Check Out
In a tribute to the 60th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech delivered during the 1963 March on Washington, Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C. unveils the exclusive “I Have a Dream” package, paying homage to the night when King finished his historic address within the hotel’s lobby. The Willard lobby… Continue reading Willard InterContinental Introduces “I Have a Dream” Package to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.
When it comes to mental health and wellness, Black women face significant disparities in mental health care. There aren’t that many mental wellness locations catering to them and created by them. Women experience depression rates twice as much as men. Black women, however, are only about half as likely to seek care, according to Johns… Continue reading Relax at These Black Female-owned Mental Wellness Locations
Washington, D.C., the vibrant capital of the United States, is the home of historical landmarks and political power. It’s also has an amazing culinary scene. The city witnessed the rise of its food culture with an emphasize on diversity and inclusion. There is a flourishing community of Black-owned restaurants in D.C. that has carved out their space… Continue reading Savoring Soul: Exploring the Best Black-Owned Restaurants in D.C.
In the coming months, residents of Washington, D.C., will witness the presence of a distinctive green kiosk called The Bridge Spot as it traverses the city, carrying the essence of several small Anacostia businesses to other neighborhoods. The mission of The Bridge Spot, as stated on its website, is to “travel through all DC Wards… Continue reading Mobile Green Kiosk Sets Out To Empower Black-Owned Businesses in DC
On May 11, D.C. officials announced an exciting collaboration with the Therme Group to introduce a wellness facility in the city, with amenities such as a water park, indoor pool and sauna. The announcement comes as domestic tourism experiences a significant upswing. Over 21 million visitors flocked to Washington D.C. in 2022. This influx marked… Continue reading A Wellness Facility in DC? Meet The Plan To Boost Tourism in the City
HQ DC House is Washington’s newest private membership club that combines community, culture, and curated experiences. The premier Black-owned space, which opened on April 1, is nestled downtown in the city’s Penn Quarter neighborhood. It is the latest venture from The Burns Brothers, Mike and John Burns. Since leaving successful corporate and legal careers, Mike… Continue reading Inside DC’s Newest Black-Owned Private Membership Club, HQ DC House
Uber rides and travel inspired the newest Black-owned restaurant in Washington, D.C. Keem Hughley was inspired to create Bronze during the pandemic. The restaurant takes its inspiration from Afrofuturism, melding fantasy and gastronomy with the culture of the African Diaspora. You are no longer in the nation’s capital once inside. Instead, you are on a… Continue reading New Black-Owned Restaurant In DC Celebrates Afrofuturism and Flavors Across Africa
With trending videos for travel tips and #solotravel garnering over 3 billion views on TikTok, it’s clear that social media is embracing a solo travel revolution. Searches for “first-time solo travel” climbed by 350% in March 2023, while searches for “is solo travel worth it” have increased by 600%, all due to this phenomenon. More… Continue reading The Top-Rated First-Time Solo Travel Destinations
It’s time to get your friends and your pink and white attire ready. The nation’s largest Black-owned wine and music festival, Célébrez en Rosé, is back this spring. Célébrez en Rosé, which is french for “celebrate in pink,” is a unique picnic-style event celebrating music, fashion, entertainment, and what organizers call “America’s favorite summer drink.” Since the festival… Continue reading Black-owned Célébrez en Rosé Wine and Music Festival Announces Return
Miskiri Hospitality Group proudly serves patrons in and around D.C., Maryland and Virginia with mouth-watering meals at seven chef-inspired restaurants. The Black family-owned restaurant group recently expanded to Cleveland in 2022 with the House of Creole. Starting with a dream that was first realized more than a decade ago, Po Boy Jim has grown into… Continue reading Miskiri Hospitality Group is Serving Black Family-Owned Excellence in the DC Metro Area
This time each year, the nation honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as it has since the first nationwide observance in 1986. This February, travelers can retrace his footsteps during a 3-day tour through Washington D.C. hosted by his family. Washington, D.C., affectionately known as Chocolate City, holds within its fabric… Continue reading Join Martin Luther King Jr.’s Family For A 4-day Tour of Washington D.C. During Black History Month
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will debut a thought-provoking exhibition titled Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures. Beginning March 24, 2023, the NMAAHC exhibit will explore Afrofuturist expression through art, music, activism, and more. The exhibition explores and reveals Afrofuturism’s historic and poignant engagement with African American history and… Continue reading Afrofuturism Exhibition To Open At Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture In March 2023
Good news for travelers looking to explore the beauty and cultural richness of South Africa. Delta Air Lines announced last week it will launch its triangular route from Atlanta to Johannesburg and Cape Town. As Business reported, this seasonal triangular route will provide direct non-stop service. They will start to operate in December. The Atlanta-headquartered… Continue reading Delta To Launch Non-Stop Flights To South Africa From Atlanta