Travel Noire

  • 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...
  • Nig…WHAT???

    After dragging an overstuffed suitcase down the subway station stairs and securing it in a storage unit, I ascended with curious eyes beaming at my face. A cigarette tumbled to the ground and a small yet handsome man approached. He had short burgundy brown hair with two diamond studs...
  • Dubai. Findings. Days. A Secret Door.

    First giving all honor and glory to whoever and whatever caused the glitch in the system that allow me and 7 friends purchase $187 roundtrip tickets to Abu Dhabi. Second, to the other black folk on the flight from JFK with us who simply responded with “the nod” when...
  • Be Ready When The Call Comes!

    After a subpar burger, and a shot of Maker’s in the only dive open on Christmas Eve in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood, it was nothing more than a pleasure to have a reason to check my phone and take my mind off my recovering taste buds. Lisa Marie sent a...
  • Waka Waka Hostel

    I Stayed at the awesome Waka Waka Hostel in the Marrakech Medina! It was DOPE! If you’re going to visit, and you’re a fan of hostels and amazing people like the ones I had a chance to break bread with, this is the place for you! Each time I...