Black History in Kansas City

Anyone who has heard me talk about Kansas City know that I have nothing but love for this city. It's friendly, there's plenty to do, and there  is a ton of great restaurants, and of course there's barbecue. :) Kansas City made it as my favorite new city that I visited in 2013. So, I wasn't surprised … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Travel Talk with Terri: Basic Travel Photography Tips

Those of us who enjoy travel photography and are either pursuing it professionally, or are just enthusiasts put a lot of time and energy into learning their camera and their craft. This involves continuing education, workshops, and a huge amount of time actually practicing taking photos. In the … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Travel Talk with Terri: Hotel vs. Apartment Rentals

How do I decide whether to stay in a hotel or to rent an apartment? I have three main criteria, and only one of them is cost. This question is answered in this episode of Travel Talk with Terri: Hotel vs. Apartment Rentals. [youtube][/youtube] Do you have travel related … [Read more...]

Paris: The Second Time Around

The first time I visited Paris was in 2001. I had an awful experience. It seemed that where ever we went people were rude and unhelpful. I found the cafes with their tightly packed tables unromantic and stifling. I found the city filthy, and the subways stinky. As we sat in the Jardin des Tuileries, … [Read more...]

My 2013 Favorite Instagram Travel Photos

This year I decided to do something different. I decided to share my 2013 travel year through my Instagram photos. These are my favorite photos as seen on Instagram. The majority of the photos I take do not make it to Instagram as I take on average 500 photos per city, depending on how long I'm … [Read more...]

[Infographic] Stats for African American Leisure Travelers

I created this infographic from a study that was conducted by Mandala Research in 2011 to break down the basic statistics for African American Leisure Travelers and their travel habits. I found the report informative, and educational. I, as a well traveled black traveler, was surprised at how many … [Read more...]

[Photo Tour] I Heart Prague!!

I love Prague. Seriously. I fell in love with this city. Maybe it was the Art Nouveau styled architecture, or maybe it was that every person I interacted with was friendly, maybe it was the Cannabis infused Vodka, or the Hot Wine, maybe it was all those things. I just know I left with nothing but … [Read more...]

36-Hours in Berlin Is Not Enough!

Thirty six hours in Berlin is not enough. Initially when I planned our Fall European tour I had us staying in Berlin for four nights. Berlin was the second stop, on our six country tour. I love a plan…but I'll break a plan, and that' s exactly what we did. We decided to stay an extra two nights in … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Stockholm

Stockholm was our first stop on our Fall European Tour. I really do have a special place in my heart for Stockholm. It's one of my favorite European cities. Why? Because it's easy, it's clean, there are a lot of things to do, and it's beautiful.  Stockholm is the first European city I ever visited, … [Read more...]

Win My Souvenirs!!

It’s time for another contest!! This one is my Win My Souvenirs travel contest. Want to win my souvenir pack from my Fall 2013 European Tour? Follow and win. :D Post by Black Chick On Tour. … [Read more...]