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Travel Crush Tuesday: Mia Berry

Travel Crush Tuesday: Mia Berry

This week's featured crush is Mia Berry, and a 23-year-old budget traveler and second grade teacher. Mia has had a huge passion for inexpensive solo travel since her first solo trip to Europe in 2015 after graduating high school. She loves to plan and take solo trips all over the world on a budget to see the most amazing places.

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Travel Crush Tuesday: Venture With V

Travel Crush Tuesday: Venture With V

This week's featured crush, travel enthusiast turned travel specialist Victoria, has been wowing us with her beautiful shots from abroad. As an iFlyYouth Program Director and Founder of Venture With V, LLC, Victoria loves helping people experience amazing trips all over the world. 

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COVID Travel & Wellness Resource Guide

COVID Travel & Wellness Resource Guide

We’ve assembled an FAQ style guide to help you understand how to manage the financial and logistical stress of cancelled travel, and what you can do to stay healthy in body and mind in the meantime.

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Debbie Allen Still Got It!

Debbie Allen Still Got It!

Check out this video of Ms. Debbie Allen, teaching us how to keep healthy with her amazing dance moves cause "Corona doesn't like heat". We don't know if that's true, but we do know that at age 70 she's still keeping us on our toes.

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BlackTravelBox What I Learned Pitching For The Culture

What I Learned Pitching For The Culture

As a founder, any opportunity to talk about the business you've spent days, months, or even years building is a good one. Listen to our founder Orion Brown talk about 3 lessons she learned pitching investors on the challenges of traveling while Black and how BlackTravelBox endeavors to make it just a little easier. 

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Essential travel items to pack in your carry on

Our Top 25 Travel Essentials

When traveling, we have two goals: make it easy and make it fun, even when the travel is business related. Making it fun should be a no-brainer— but making it easy? Another thing entirely. Especially when you’re a woman of color because that automatically adds an arsenal of essentials. All the butters. All the oils. So what are the essential items to pack in your carry on? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

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our favorite travel hashtags

Awesome Travel Hashtags to Follow

We’re just going to say it - Black folks have been killing the travel game lately. From Cape Town to Cairo, Bali to Budapest, we’ve been there done that, and taken the photos to prove it. Here's our list of favorite hashtags to follow and to feed your wanderlust and get you excited for the next trip!

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What to Pack For Essence Festival

What to Pack for Essence Fest

There is no place in the world that brings the party or the heat quite like New Orleans. Get ready to descend on the city for Essence Festival with our guide to packing light and staying fly in the Big Easy. We've got a list of everything you’ll need to pack for the Essence Festival.

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Hot summer festivals

5 Summer Festivals to Show Off Your Black Girl Magic

In less than a week, every neighborhood block will soon be blasting that classic anthem that announces to the world that a new season is upon us—Will Smith’s Summertime. And like any good gainfully employed millennial worth her Instagram followers, you have saved up all your vacation days and are looking for some events someplace to spend them on. While we know that you’ve had your trip to Bali planned for a while now, here are some festivals for you to kick back, socialize, and of course, get the perfect shot.

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Anatomy of a Carry On

Anatomy of a Carry On

Travelers don’t stop – we just keep going and going. And going. On my return home, I’m already planning another trip before my plane lands. I blame Europe for this addictive-yet-fun habit. What can I say? I just can’t help myself! I live for adventures and experiences. Because of this crazy obsession, I’ve mastered the art of fitting all of my traveling essentials in my carry-on for a 10-day trip. 

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