Secret Travel

  • Traveling With Black Hair: Finding A Barber Abroad

    You had so much to do before your flight, but you still made it to the barbershop in time for your appointment with the barber you’ve been seeing for the past 7 years. Problem is, as usual, he’s late, and you’re not willing to miss your flight for this...
  • Pan-Fried Testicles + Recipes From My Travels

    Fact: I will eat anything, excluding pork, at least three times. Yes, three times. The first time you dislike it could be because the chef has a dark soul and shouldn’t be allowed in the kitchen. The second time, maybe your taste buds are to blame or you have...
  • Jumping the Fence

    I had only 2 goals in mind for my road trip to New Orleans, visit ExhibitBe and eat my bodyweight in beignets.After successfully gorging myself on beignets, it was time to complete the next item on my list. I pulled up to the dilapidated yet colorful former housing project...
  • Nine Fare Society: Cracks + Lights

    Simply put, I want to go to a beautiful place with beautiful people and talk, eat, drink, and open up. I want to build new sanctuaries that burn once we leave and I want to fall in love with everyone I come into contact with while there. We’ll talk...
  • “Don’t Touch My F*cking Seat” & Other Rules When Flying

    I know your goal this holiday season isn’t primarily to keep me happy, or any season really, but for the remained of this write-up, let’s pretend it is; for the culture. After a redeye then a very early morning flight from my layover with very little sleep because...
  • My Bucket List: A Never Ending Search for the Weird Side of Life

    Imagine entering the “LIT’est” party of your life. The music is on point, there is good food everywhere, and the crowd is well dressed and lively. Out of the corner of your eye, you suddenly spot a dude sitting down in a yellow zoot suit, quietly sipping cognac and...
  • I Lust For Adventure: Barcelona + Marrakesh

    “I lust for adventure.” These four words invaded my mind as I gazed at the Instagram pics, as I watched the YouTube recaps, and most recently (in 2016), as I read Darnell’s Blackpacking post. The feelings that engulfed me were a potpourri of thrilling and terrifying. My wanderlust peaked...
  • Traveling For Likes: Don’t Be That Person

    I’m in several travel groups, friends with plenty of folks who’ve recently gotten that infamous travel bug bite, and I’m starting to notice something: Too many people are talking more about the traveling than they are about the places. They’re bragging about their ability to get to these places...
  • New Year’s Eve Destinations: Church Not Included

    Now that Thanksgiving (whether we celebrate or not) is over, we can finally start talking about what the hell we plan to do for New Year’s Eve. Yeah yeah, I know Christmas is next, but it’s probably safe to assume you’ll be with family or that one fling you...