Entries by Joseph

Black Minimalistic Traveling

Minimalism, the term being thrown around as another movement for the masses that is finally sweeping America after being a thing of Asian culture for decades. But, the term is important for those who want to travel more purposely and more often. There are great books on minimalism out there, I suggest looking up Black […]

“Carrucho, Carrucho, Fresh Conch”

If you are a health nut and an overly conscious eater then we might not get along on a trip. I indulge, tastefully, and in moderation, in foods while visiting places that are new. So, there is a bit of a raised eyebrow for the person who travels all the way out the country to […]

A Moment of Brotherhood

Inspired by their need to push boundaries while looking for ways to show people how bowties and turbans can be a statement of ethnic unity and cultural pride, designers, Darrick of DLeak Leather Bowties and Sunny of Singh in the City, who creates fashionable turbans and their creative director and make up artist Marsh choose to […]

Reconnecting With My Childhood and Island Hopping

My most stimulating experiences have been influenced by my engagement with literature and travel. I used literature as a way to navigate through a world that I was becoming more and more interested in exploring. As a young boy on the island I would read to recreate my reality and surroundings to fit my growing […]

Big Balling is Not My Hobby, but I still want to Travel

I have been traveling for many years now. For many people traveling to another country is just a way of life if they want more opportunities. Many reach those new homes and become citizens and seek to do more traveling beyond their homeland to gain perspective. I encourage this, since it is just as important […]

DLeak Leather Bowties, A Ripple in New York City!

I’m sitting in the waiting area waiting for Darrick to arrive, the doorman has informed me he’s running a little late but that’s typical Darrick. As I take in the ambiance of the building, I look at the vaulted ceilings, the large chandelier, the oversized stain glass windows, and the colorful pop art iconic of […]

If #BlackLivesMatter then #BlackDestinationsMatter

Who am I to tell an audience of people to embrace themselves by traveling to black destinations and the great outdoors? When I was twenty years old and deciding what country to study abroad and live in I thought about Cape Town, South Africa, but settled on London, UK.  Now, let me be frank, I […]