Looking to inspire your wanderlust but can’t find blogs that encourage diversity, hence making you feel excluded?
Unfortunately, several popular travel blogs are owned by Hispanic and Caucasian people who do not enjoy travel as much as most black people.
Thus, in this article, I aim to introduce you to several black travel blogs that would increase your travel bugs and show you what an adventure looks like!
The list is endless, but these are some of the world’s top black travel blogs you shouldn’t miss.
Founded by Nigerian-born, Stockholm-based photographer and travel writer Lola Akinmade. Her blog features exclusive tips on photography, family travel, etcetera.
In addition, Lola’s blog features photo dumps on the local cuisine, traditions, and cultures. You can glean from her wealth of experience and apply her thoughts to your travel journey or experience.
Founded by African-American photographer Erick Prince. Erick insists that “he wants to be the first African-American to travel around the world” — he has visited over 95 countries in this release.
His blog has a vlog and a photography section where he hosts images and videos of cultural activities, festivals, and standouts of the places he visits.
Travel Noire is one of the most influential black travel blogs, with over 500k followers on Instagram. The South African-owned platform is a community of black travelers that helps other black travelers discover beauty and ease in travel.
The platform also provides you with a wealth of tools, materials, and inspiring retreats that assist you in getting ready for, experiencing, and traveling to new places.
Nadeen White, the owner of The Sophisticated Life blog, is a travel blogger and physician. Her blog covers food, wine, culture, and the art life of the places she visits.
Nadeen is of Jamaican descent and received a CNN feature as a medical expert. Her blog provides several planning guides while showcasing what a cosmopolitan life looks like.
Owned by Jamaican-Canadian Emmy-award-winning journalist Oneika Raymond. Oneika’s mission is to educate, empower, and encourage exploration.
After traveling to over 100 countries on six continents, including Africa, Asia, and Europe, Oneika shares her experiences to encourage women, especially women of color, to experience the world.
Her blog provides traveling moms with information about how to travel more while spending less.
Created by Rooben Fils, a black traveler from Paris, France. Fils documents his traveling experience as a black person via the blog. Also, he wrote a book titled “Traveling While Black” to help black people understand what it is like to travel the world as a black person.
Francesca Murray, a polyglot from Los Angeles, owns the blog. This travel blog provides information on travel beauty tips, learning new languages, conversing with strangers, etc.
The entire focus of the one girl-one world blog is to inspire a curious travel lifestyle.
Are you considering traveling as a family but don’t know where to start?
Keep calm because the Traveling Child is a family blog founded by the Hambricks (Monet, James, Jordyn, and Kennedy). The blog offers travel stories from a black family’s perspective, accessible itineraries, and advice on how to travel on a budget.
Founded by Cameroon-born Lee Litumbe, the spirited pursuit commits to providing travel lessons about the many places (countries and continents) she’s visited.
Lee’s blog offers hotel reviews, city guides, and motivational local stories about the locations visited. The Spirited Pursuit is another popular travel blog with over 200k followers on Instagram.
Here’s another niche travel blog that focuses on traveling as a couple. This blog is the child of London-based award-winning social influencers Eulanda and Omo Osagiede.
HDYTI is a black husband and wife travel blog sharing easy travel tips, cooking recipes, and local lifestyle happenings.
There you have it! The aforementioned black travel blogs make the A in Adventure stand out if you’re looking to travel alone, with a partner, or with a family. Every piece of helpful information for travelers, from city guides to interactions and photography, is available.