Highlights of Ghana’s Cape Coast

Ghana has always peaked my curiosity. From the slave trade to the Pan-African movement of the 1960s, I knew I’d find myself on the shores of the Gold Coast. As a child of the diaspora, the slave dungeons have always been my direct connection to the continent. Here is what I found to be most profound…

Getting cultured in Panama City

My last night in Panama City, I had the privilege of meeting up with a collective of Black-American female travelers for dinner; one of the many benefits to being a part of the Nomad*ness Travel Tribe. From Chicago to Atlanta, these women came from all walks of life. During the course of our meal, ¬†we…

Cartagena’s street art screams Black girl magic

Cartagena is such a vibrant city with a rich history and unique story. Fascinated by the 16th century plazas, colonial architecture, and caribbean culture, Cartagena has climbed the ranks as one of my favorite cities. The city has a substantial Afro-Colombian population with a strong sensed of black pride and a deep connection to it’s…