Bookmarked: Nicole Dennis-Benn on the Toll of Tourism
On how tourism often synonymizes women’s bodies with the lands they’re on.
A Year of Yes & No
In Kathmandu I discovered a newfound love for myself and a country as unique as I am.
Bookmarked: Writing as a Diasporan with Noo Saro-Wiwa
On the Otherness of touring and demystifying Nigeria.
A Home in the Nature of an Island Country
I find myself coming back to Taiwan, gravitating toward the tropical geography.
Making My Own Way Through the Medina
I learned the importance of being open and true to my own experience.
Bookmarked: Elaine Lee Has Been Goin’
The author reflects on 'Go Girl!: The Black Woman’s Book of Travel & Adventure,' 20 years later.
Bookmarked: Farzana Doctor on the Realities of Resort Life
Author of the novel "All Inclusive" tells readers what happens beyond palm trees & margaritas.
Bookmarked: Paula Young Lee is Game For Anything
Author of Deer Hunting in Paris, a travel memoir about going 'nowhere.'
Bookmarked: Carolyn Finney on Layers of Land & Earth
Author of "Black Faces, White Spaces" looks at the historical relationship Black people and nature in the US.
Bookmarked: Shailja Patel on How the Empire Travels Back
Exploring migrant narratives in new forms.
Bookmarked: Nia Hampton on Buying a Ticket & Just Going
Hampton creates poetry, prayer, and prose in Cicatrizes.
Speaking Mandarin in Melanin
My experience in China was uniquely colored by my Black womanhood.