Photo Journal: Exploring Dubai & Abu Dhabi

I recently spent a few days in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Here are some of the trip photos capturing the people, culture, history, food & bold architecture of the UAE.

Round The World In 40 Days: A Photographic Journey

I took a 22,000-mile round the world trip for 40-days, to 7 countries on 3 continents. Here's the journey captured in photographs.

Nomadic Fever: 20 Signs That You’re A Travel Addict

When your every move is about getting your next "travel fix," nomadic fever may be at the root. Here are 20 signs that you are becoming a travel addict.

American Latino Expedition To Olympic National Park

In a few weeks, we're headed to Olympic National Park as part of the @American_Latino 2013 Expedition. Here's why this news is so exciting for us and for other travelers of color.

36 Hours In Bologna, Italy

Bologna was the last stop on our two-week jaunt through Italy and we had limited time to explore it. In such a short time, we fell in love with the city. Here are 8 of our fave things to do in Bologna in 36 hours.

Cuba Travel: Did Jay & Bey Do Something Wrong?

Everyone's weighing in on Beyonce & JayZ's recent trip to Cuba. Having been myself, I understand the travel process and wanted to examine what's going on here.

Ode To International Friendship

When I stumbled on this picture today, it reminded me of my friend Nic and what I consider to be my most international friendship. I thought I'd share our story which spans 8 countries and 3 continents.

Travel Etiquette: Our Top 5+ Travel Pet Peeves

This week, the Traveling Brown Girls Blog Carnival will be buzzing about travel etiquette, with an emphasis on pet peeves. Check out our top 5+ list, then tell us yours!

Rethinking Race In Italia: Psychotic Firenze

My fabulous evening reveling in the afterglow of fireworks, great music and local cuisine suddenly turned horribly ugly. Racial slurs, a death threat and a physical altercation left me questioning my once-favorite Italian city.

Cultural Curosities: New Love for Korean Dramas

Travel is about cultivating the spirit of cultural curiosity for another locale. My latest cultural affection? Korean soap operas! Here's why.

Reflecting on Race: Munich

Mark Twain was right. "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." My experience in Munich reminded me of this truth.

Relaunching BrownGirlsFly!

It's a great day for BrownGirlsFly! For one, We just passed the 1-year anniversary of our blogging adventures and we have so much to be thankful for. To celebrate the milestone, we've redesigned the site. Hope you like it!