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What Is Travel Safety for Women of Color in a Racist, Sexist World?
Travel culture must do better for us all.
Art in the Family: A Tradition at the Santa Fe Indian Market
A Mvskoke art family and their trip to the the oldest, largest juried Native American art market in the world.
Hands Off: Things I Wish I’d Said to the Flight Attendant Who Touched My Hair
I sighed deeply and stepped off of the plane.
Seeing Myself in “Girls Trip”
Why I loved watching carefree Black women out on a weekend adventure
Learning How to Travel after Trauma
An adventurous globe-trotter rediscovers how to travel with confidence again
The Solo Woman’s Guide to the Ultimate Southwest Road Trip
Get behind the wheel to explore the American Southwest.
Seeing Myself: Traveling, Home & Self Identity
I am both Latina and American; my experiences are shaped by one another.
Gynopedia: Women’s Health Care Resources Wherever You Travel
Know where you can get sexual and reproductive health care on the road.
Reconnecting with Nature on Cayo Costa
Finding refuge on a small island off the Florida coast.
How Writing about My Homeland Brought Me Home After Moving Abroad
After a self-exile from Sri Lanka, I was able to find my own belonging and return to my homeland.
Connecting with Women of Color Travelers through Social Media
Yes, there are travelers just like you looking for like-minded adventurers.
St. Patrick’s Day in Butte, Montana
How a Small Montana City Taught Me Not to Fear the Unknown.
Latina Love in the Deep South
Before moving to Alabama, I needed to know, could I really find love as a Latina in the land of Jeff Sessions?
Episode 1: We Belong Here
Aminatou Sow talks to Virgie Tovar, Melissa Valle, and Jenna Wortham about what the sentiment "We Belong Here" means when traveling as a woman of color. Ashley Mosley and Rosie Dickens take us to Paris, and Nneya Richards takes us to Lisbon, Portugal. We also hear exclusive travel tips from Crissle West, Roxane Gay, Saada Ahmed, Thao Nguyen, and more.
Finding a Little Piece of Home in Puerto Vallarta
As a Vietnamese American in Mexico, I’m finding comfort dish by dish in Asian restaurants
Going Solo: My European Traveling Experience
When none of my tried-and-true travel companions could join me, I decided to embark on my first solo travel experience.
Queer Dating while Traveling Abroad Is Possible
I was certain that international dating would be a horrible experience, filled with people I wouldn’t be able to connect with who didn’t match what I wanted in a partner.
Travel 101 for Fat Babes
Yes, there are unique challenges to navigating travel when you’re fat.
Black Remigration in the South
Lots of Black folks have been heading South, enough to call it the Great Remigration.
In All Ways but One: An Undocumented Immigrant’s American Experience
When DACA changed my immigrant status, I was finally able to travel.
Oh, the Places You Will Pee!
Don’t Let Locating the Nearest Public Bathroom Spoil Your Travel.
How to Travel with a Chronic Illness
With some thoughtful strategies and planning, you can travel every corner of the world despite being diagnosed with a chronic illness.
Biking through Small-Town USA as a Brown Woman
As a queer brown woman and the daughter of immigrants, how would I be treated biking across Small Town, America?
Get Away to the Mediterranean Lisbon
Portugal’s coastal capital, Lisbon, is a sun-drenched Mediterranean city that still retains the charm of being a little off the beaten path.
How I Managed Travel Anxiety on My First International Trip
As a chubby Black girl with severe anxiety, I didn’t think I could manage international travel.
My Tokyo Travel Experience
I was thrilled to make Japan the 30th country I visited before turning 30.
Heartbreak & Self-Deportation
From the beginning of our uncommon romance, I always knew that Rodolfo’s self-deportation to Mexico was inevitable.