- Black Travel,
- Food & Wine
I'm an award-winning travel journalist and entrepreneur who lets my love for food, culture and human connection guide me around the world.
Mostly BWI but I will travel to IAD, PHL or JFK for cheaper flights.
My travel style
I'm a Baltimore-native and former Londoner who has spent the past seven years seeing the world. I founded a travel company, Buoyant, that helps connect Black travelers with all things cool across the diaspora. My trips prioritize supporting Black-owned businesses worldwide. I'm a former hosteler turned boutique hotel lover who can spot a great lobby bar a mile away. Food and drink go hand-in-hand with traveling for me, so finding the best restaurants, food trucks and street food in a destination is my thing.
Historic hotel in a mansion from the 1880s with rooms and suites that are decorated and influenced by music throughout the decades.
The Hoxton, Downtown LA
For locals and out-of-towners alike, this Downtown LA property is equipped with serene bedrooms, two restaurants and a rooftop pool to escape and relax from the city buzz.
Recently returned from:
Connecting with Black history in Accra, Ghana.
Drinking Caipirinhas in Salvador, Brazil.
Hopping around street food stalls in London.
Exploring art in Mexico City.
Surfing in Dakar, Senegal.
White Sands National Park in New Mexico.
Cliff jumping in Jamaica.
Carnival in Salvador, Brazil.
One thing I can't travel without...
Two truths, one lie:
I lived abroad in London (twice).
I fell in love with my Italian Airbnb host.
I held a snake in Marrakech.
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