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Even though air travel is no longer the elegant, rarified mode of transportation it once was, we still have our mom’s advice ringing in our ears every time we lay our clothes out for the airport: “It’s nice to look nice—and you never know who you might meet.”


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Labor Day is, somehow, upon us. While the weather in most places is still screaming IT IS THE HEIGHT OF SUMMER, for most people this long weekend marks summer’s final hurrah. Hopefully you’re getting out of town, maybe hitting the beach, or heading to a pal’s lake house, or maybe one of your more monstrous friends is…


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American Airlines is shaking up its flight schedule to Haiti and the move could greatly impact Haitians in Florida who will be inconvenienced by the move. According to the Miami Herald, come Nov. 3, AA is reducing its direct flights to the country’s capital. Passengers will no longer be able to fly direct to Toussaint […]

The post Haitians vexed by cutting of direct flights to Port-au-Prince from major hubs appeared first on theGrio.

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If you’ve been dreaming of taking an African safari, now may be the time for you to check it off your bucket list.

The post Great Escapes: Your guide to a super lit African safari adventure appeared first on theGrio.

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Even with the Trump administration regulations on travel to Cuba, it is still legal and relatively easy to get there. Here are five tips.

The post 5 Tips on visiting Cuba (Yes, even in this Trump era) appeared first on theGrio.

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Getting to South Africa had been on my bucket list for years. The travel envy would always kick in while scrolling through my Instagram feed and seeing people climbing to the top of Table Mountain, or getting low at AFROPUNK. I’d imagine landing in the country and being swept away on mythical safaris while singing […]

The post South Africa Travel Guide: Where to stay, eat and party in Jo’Burg, Cape Town and Durban appeared first on theGrio.

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There are lots of reasons why you might want to take a solo vacation and as long as you squirrel away the time, you can do it on pretty much any budget.

The post How to enjoy a solo vacation on any budget appeared first on theGrio.

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There are few moments as special as exploring a new destination. And the icing on the cake is when you get to do that with someone that you love. Traveling with a partner allows for a chance to reconnect, unplug, and be inspired to get romantic and creative. Whether you’re sharing a sunset, trying a […]

The post Couples Trip: Bloggers recommend four destinations for a memorable getaway appeared first on theGrio.

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Need to freshen up your vacation game with a new travel hack or two? We have you covered. Check out these five essential travel hacks from a travel pro.

The post Let Me Upgrade You: Your Travel Cheat Code appeared first on theGrio.

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We found 10 family friendly train trips that will allow you to sit back and relax as you travel to exhilarating new places that are the cornerstone of our great country.

The post Getting there is half the fun: 10 family friendly trips to enjoy by train this summer appeared first on theGrio.

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If you’ve ever been to a Carnival celebration in the Caribbean, you know the experience can be life-changing. Aside from partying with beautiful people and a good time, there is an uplifting power in soca music, freedom of expression, and an elevation of our African roots everywhere you look. While many people associate Carnival with […]

The post We went to Jamaica Carnival 2018 and got our whole lives (WATCH) appeared first on theGrio.

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This week thousands of revelers hit Jamaica for what’s being called the largest Carnival in the island’s history.  While many people associate carnival with Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil, Jamaica Carnival has been going on for decades, showcasing the best in music, culture and entertainment on one of the largest islands in the Caribbean. theGrio […]

The post The 10 Hottest Costumes We Saw at Jamaica Carnival This Week appeared first on theGrio.

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Believe it or not, there is room to incorporate purposeful travel into your itinerary...

The post 8 Ways to travel with purpose appeared first on theGrio.

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The United States is vast and diverse with so many travel destinations to choose from...

The post Top U.S. Cities to Visit in 2018 appeared first on theGrio.

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Traveling with a significant other can be stressful, but can also be the time of your life

The post 10 tips for successfully traveling with your boo appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, […]

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African Airways says cabin crew members whose strike forced some flight […]

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Tourists are being paid to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands this year, as the region […]

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Dream vacations. Honeymoons. Anniversaries. Couples have visited these beautiful destinations for every reason you can think of. Traveling with Bae will never be the same...

The post 10 Romantic vacation destinations to take with Bae appeared first on theGrio.

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Rev. Run is celebrating his 52nd birthday today and has a lot to be thankful for: a new grandchild, a thriving career and a 20-plus year marriage to wife Justine that’s still going strong. But one thing the hip-hop legend is especially thankful for is being diabetes-free. After watching his father battle the disease, Run knew his risk […]

The post It’s Rev. Run’s 52nd birthday and he wants you to get screened for diabetes appeared first on theGrio.

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Often overshadowed by its livelier sister island, St. Kitts, Nevis offers a low-key, tropical escape […]

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West African health ministers are calling for the end to travel restrictions imposed to combat […]

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