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7 Things To Do FIRST When You Get On A Cruise Ship

I am a veteran cruiser of over 70 Cruises since 2000.  I have traveled on almost all the major Cruise Lines and many smaller lines you may not have heard of.  One of the questions I am often asked is “what are some tips that

Formal Night for Black Folks: What To Wear on Formal Night On A Cruise

One of the joys of cruising is the “Formal Night”.  This is the evening when almost everyone gets dressed up and goes out to dinner.  All around the Cruise Ship there are places to take pictures.  There are fabulous backdrops that reek of class awaiting

Never Ever Have I Ate At A Revolving Restaurant: 14 Revolving Restaurants To Try In The US

Never ever have I ate at a Revolving Restaurant.  Most of us have played that game and most of us would have to drink and sit down.  Revolving restaurants provide patrons a panoramic view without leaving their seats. The slow rotating speed allows you to

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Blacks Folks Need Suncreen Too: Sunscreen Oil A Game Changer

If you like the beach or spend time outside for travel, work or play.  Then you need sunscreen. My new favorite sunscreen is Sublime Sun 50+ by L’Oreal.  My Family has been using it for about 2 years now.  We like it because it is

How To Get A Refund Instead Of A Flight Credit

Weather can often cause a flight to be delayed or cancelled.  Most airlines do not want to refund your money.  They would rather give you a credit toward another one of their flights.  The purpose of your trip may have been a one-time event such

Travel Safer: Protect Yourself from Theft While Traveling

I travel all over the Caribbean and the US and one of the questions I always get is, “Is it safe to go there?” or “I didn’t think it was safe to go there”.   I hear that a lot about Miami, Mexico and Jamaica to

Freebie Alert: Smithsonian Museums Are Free

Often when I am traveling I have a list of things to do.  I have an idea where I am going to eat; the things that I am going to see; where I am going to go.  I know how much they cost and generally

Missing Church During Travel…Try A Gospel Brunch

Because I travel a lot on weekends I tend to miss a great deal of Church on Sundays.  Often I am in a different City or traveling on Sundays.  If I don’t do the research, a Church is not close or the service is not

Everything You Need To Know About Attending The HBCU Classic

Everything You Need To Know About Attending The HBCU Classic As Football season kicks off that has always meant something different in the HBCU Community!  This is the start of Band and Classic Season!  I am the proud father of an HBCU graduate who marched

MIAMI “CARNAVAL” 2016

WHAT IS MIAMI “CARNAVAL” WEEKEND? Miami is preparing for a Party that only they can throw!  Miami will host it Carnival October 8-10.  The event will be held at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds.  Thousands of people will come to Miami over Columbus Day weekend.  The