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The Empowered Traveler

“If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou

Hidden Benefits of Weekend Getaways - Header Photo

We all have had a case of the Mondays. Dreading going back to work after a quick two-day weekend. When Fridays …

February 18, 2020
Megan Thee Stallion on Vacation in Mexico with four other women

Who is Megan Thee Stallion? If you’ve never heard of Megan Thee Stallion, then where have you been the past year??! …

February 4, 2020
Adriana from Travepreneur in Athens, Greece

The day of your trip comes and you’re waiting at the gate full of wonder and butterflies. The nervousness of the …

January 14, 2020
On the Stairs in Athens Greece

Is this you? One day you put a message in the group text that says, “Hey, we should take a trip …

January 7, 2020
Ermida Koduah, founder of Being Black In posing in a kitchen

After the release of my book “Studying Abroad for Black Women,” I began promoting it on listservs and forums catered to …

October 29, 2019
Study abroad book for black women

In honor of, well, black women, I’ve put together a playlist of the most inspiring songs to get black women to …

August 28, 2019
Woni Spotts, Easter Island

The FIRST Black Woman to Travel to Every Country Woni Spotts. In the harmonizing voices of Destiny’s Child, “Say her name, …

August 20, 2019
The Hardest Trips Are The Ones Without These 4 Traits

Pssst…It’s my 10-year travel journey Anniversary. It’s exactly 10 years ago today that I began one of the hardest trips I …

May 12, 2019
Do You Know the Nepali People Considered "The Untouchables"?

Do you know the Nepali people considered as the “Untouchables”? Below, I’ve written a post about a community of discriminated people who …

March 5, 2019
Insights from This Social Do-Gooder About Social Impact & What It Means To Protest

Update: January 21, 2019 marks three years since the beginning of the Women’s March and the beginning of something great. More …

January 21, 2019
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