The world is big but it’s getting smaller by the day. The ease and relative affordability of travel has opened up the world for people of color like never before and we are starting to take advantage of it. If you’re a globetrotter or just starting to think about traveling we have a list of 13 of the best black travel blogs that’ll make you wanna get up, get out, and see something!
Black Travel Journey
Black Travel Journey is actually not a blog technically speaking; it’s a boutique travel consulting firm & lifestyle movement dedicated to expanding the cultural footprint of black millennials through international travel and alignments. Black Travel Journey aims to inspire the black millennial to seek entrepreneurial, financial, educational and career opportunities outside of the United States focused on building a community that helps travelers save, plan and organize their next international journey and helping to make the face of travel more inclusive and diverse.
The Blog Abroad
Traveler Glo has been to over 70 countries across 6 continents and is not your everyday travel blogger. Self-describes as awkward and sassy with a “colorfully expensive imagination”, her aim is to inspire others through her journey of being a solo female traveler. The blog is less about travel tricks and tips, this blog is more about what life is like traveling from a personal perspective. http://theblogabroad.com
Hey! Dip Your Toes In
London-based husband and wife blogging team Eulanda & Omo Osagiede take you deeper going beyond standard touristy info. They share non-formulaic travel tips, recipes, and local lifestyle happenings. into this rich sea of life means that we’re always open to They’re all about new experiences and discovering the stories behind the stories of the people we meet and the places we visit. They’ll definitely make you want to grab your partner and hit the road. https://heydipyourtoesin.com
Loyalty Travels is different because it focuses on a very specific aspect of travel, air travel. Blogger Kerwin McKenzie has visited over 120 countries and has flown on over 170 different airlines! If there’s anywhere you wanna go and any flight you wanna take he’s probably been to that place and on that plane and can tell you all about.
Nigerian-born Stockholm-based Lola Akinmade is an awarded travel photographer and writer. Herwork has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Travel + Leisure, Slate, Travel Channel, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, National Geographic Channel, several in-flight magazines, New York Times online. She focuses on exploring culture through food, tradition, and lifestyles through some of the most amazing photography you’ll see on any travel blog. https://www.lolaakinmade.com
Erick Prince is a photographer, philanthropist, and world traveler. He takes great pictures and drops a lot of knowledge about the places he visits. Prince is also on a quest to become the first African American to visit every country in the world. He’s 93 countries deep and counting. http://minoritynomad.com/blog/
Misadventures Of An Outdoorsy Diva
Misadventures of an Outdoorsy Diva is an adventure travel blog for women who love outdoor adventure, unique travel experiences, the great outdoors, foodie adventures, theme parks and every other kind of adventure. Lauren is the diva and is an adventurous mom trying to inspire more black women to embrace nature and their inner foodie. http://outdoorsydiva.com
One Girl One World
A fun travel blog with the mission to inspire people from all walks of life to get out there and experience all the world has to offer! The One girl is Francesca a California native who has traveled to over 20 countries and encourages you to talk to strangers, learn new languages, try new foods and dance to a different beat. http://www.onegirl-oneworld.com
Oneika The Traveller
A travel and lifestyle blog penned by a Jamaican-Canadian who has been to nearly 100 countries. Oneika freelances for Essence Magazineand has an entire tab of her blog devoted to traveling while black including traveling with your kids. http://www.oneikathetraveller.com/
A travel blog from a person with an inspiring story if using travel to fight her diagnosed depression. And now she highlights her travel experiences around the world in addition to helping and inspiring the young, black, and fab. She also helps others learn how to travel without breaking the bank and how to build a brand and be a travel influencer like her.https://racheltravels.com
The Sophisticated Life
This is a blog filled with knowledge and information about travel, culture, food & wine with personal experiences and stories of traveling around the world and multiple travel planning guides, city and country guides. https://thesophisticatedlife.com
Spirited Pursuit Blog
Lee Litumbe’s a Cameroonian-American photographer in spirited pursuit of travel, adventure, and new cultural experiences. She tries to bring deeper perspectives to travel experiences off-the-beaten track and tell stories through her travel blog. She and her work have been featured in Forbes, Harper’s Bazaar, Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, The Guardian and numerous other outlets.
Travel Noire is a digital publishing platform that creates tools and resources for the unconventional traveler. It is a hand-picked collective individuals from the African diaspora, who reside all over the globe, that share their love of culture and exploration so you can get many voices and through this set-up they have blog post on almost any travel destination you can think of and therefore is one of the most complete resources for black travel out there.
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