If you’ve ever set foot in a Caribbean carnival, then you’ve experienced the truest form of the region’s spirit and soul. But if you’ve never set foot in Grenada for Spicemas, then you’ve never experienced Jab Jab, the most elemental form of Carnival bacchanalia that ever was.
OK, so maybe you love museums, maybe you don’t. Either way, we can probably all agree that sometimes museums get boring. But not the Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre.
Carnival in Trinidad & Tobago is one of the most colorful experiences I’ve ever had, both in terms of the costumes and the spirit of the people.
Carnival’s all about letting loose, but there are some things you should know to make the most of it.
Anytime you travel to a country where you can’t speak the language, it will be a bit of a challenge. When you can’t even recognize the alphabet they use, that challenge gets a little more challenging. And when the locals you’re around speak as little of your language as you do of theirs—which might be pretty much none—you’re in for adventure.
There’s something about Brooklyn that’s just magical. Navigating the different neighborhoods of the borough, you’ll find it rough, gentle, hip, historic, soulful and sweet—all at once.
Because you don’t want to be the person putting people off because you unknowingly crossed your chopsticks.
I refuse to travel somewhere new and leave without understanding even an ounce of the culture, so I did my best to squeeze the real Ethiopia in when I went to the capital city of Addis Ababa for a textile trade show.
Subway étiquette is a real thing. Some people follow it, some people don’t. Some people are just crazy. Even the ones who aren’t actually crazy.
It was 50 years ago today that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his ‘I Have a Dream‘ speech at the momentous March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In some ways, we’ve come a long way: We have a cool Black president, minorities hold top positions and…