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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 […]

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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.

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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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Here are five reasons to kick back in an RV and see some of the country's most beautiful landscapes for an adventure you won't soon forget.

The post Glamping 101: Having fun with friends and the fam road-tripping in an RV 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 […]

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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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When you're constantly on the move, it's hard to carve out time and energy to work out. Here's some great tips to get you started and motivated...

The post 10 Ways to meet your 2018 fitness goals while traveling appeared first on theGrio.

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

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Do not have your vacation ruined because you were not prepared. Always do thorough research before you go and do your best to ensure your own safety.

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Road trips are a great way to catch up with your travel companions, see the world and save money in the process. So what are you waiting for? Start planning!

The post 6 road trips that will help make 2018 your best year ever appeared first on theGrio.

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Each of these countries has so much to offer that you won’t make a bad decision anywhere you decide to go.

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

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The Popeyes Bahamas Bowl was able to show the world why Bowl games are ‘better in The Bahamas.’

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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...

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — People have poured out of offices, pointed mobile phone cameras to the sky and opened their mouths to taste a rare snowfall now blanketing South Africa's city of Johannesburg...

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theGRIO REPORT - Black hair took center stage in Atlanta over the weekend with thousands converging at the Georgia World Congress Center for the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show...

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theGRIO REPORT - This past weekend Global Fusion Festival (GFF) in Philadelphia tried to bring together as many cultural groups represented in Philadelphia as they could fit together...

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theGRIO REPORT - The 16th Annual American Black Film Festival, which wrapped up Sunday, boasts thousands of attendees who convene under the lustrous backdrop of palm trees, a summer-soft breeze and the popularly known glitz and glamour of South Beach...

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theGRIO REPORT - Anyone with an idea, some out-of-the-box creativity, a niche for audience attention and some web savvy talent now has a grand platform to share their work...

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AUTHOR'S NOTEBOOK - Hidden under clouds as I entered the National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro was a mystery to me...

The post Blogger climbs Mount Kilimanjaro (SLIDESHOW) appeared first on theGrio.

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MOGADISU, Somalia (AP) - Mogadishu is losing a label it never wanted in the first place: The World's Most Dangerous City...

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SLIDESHOW - Grace Jones, 64, has been performing and acting for decades. This makes the fact that last night's performance of Jones hula-hooping for four minutes straight even more astounding...

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theGRIO REPORT What started off as a rainy day with cloudy skies quickly turned into a night in music history with appearances by ghosts of hip hop’s past...

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