Is the Sea Calling You?

Throughout history, man has had a fascination with the sea. We see this evidenced with the ancient Egyptians whose early boats were built out of papyrus reeds and were propelled by rowers using oars. In the Egypt museum in Cairo, there are artifacts such as the one pictured below estimated to be from around 6000 […]

Couples Trips

Being committed to someone is a lifelong decision. Many couples decide to take the plunge; however, many do not make it. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 41% – 50% of first marriages fail, 60% – 67% of second marriages fail, and 73% – 74% of third marriages fail. The average US marriage […]

More than just a souvenir

Do you understand the significance of the items you bring back from your travels? Most African Americans who have worn an afro or had a gheri curl sometime in their life are familiar with the “pick” or a comb with long upright teeth. This comb is used to stretch the hair out into a desired […]

Countries with Favorable Foreign Exchange (FX) Rates Compared to the US Dollar

The US dollar (USD) is the ninth strongest currency in the world, behind the Kuwaiti Dinar, Bahraini Dinar, Oman Rial, Jordan Dinar, British Pound Sterling, Cayman Islands Dollar, Euro, and Swiss Franc. Even though the US dollar is ninth in the world, the US dollar is one of the most powerful currencies as it is […]

Voluntourism

Have you ever thought about volunteering while on vacation? Did you know you can volunteer during your vacation as a family? Last year 77.34 million adults volunteered through an organization in 2018. Performing philanthropic deeds are not isolated to the US nor is it isolated to giving. Last year Americans gave $427.71 billion to charities […]

Gear Up for Your Next Adventure

Ketour Travel is gearing up for the 2020 travel season. As such, Ketour is slashing the price of its membership to $1 for a year period! To take advantage of this offer use “TRAVELKETOUR” as the code when checking out. Be sure to sign up for any of the trips offered by visiting https://ketourtravel.com Costa […]

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Formally known as the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan borders Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, and Israel. Jordan is three-quarters the size of Pennsylvania, slightly smaller than the state of Indiana.  Most of citizens of Jordan are located in the west and northwest around the capital city of Amman (population approximately 4 million inhabitants) with a […]

Follow Your Roots

More than 26 million people have taken an at-home ancestry DNA test. Companies like African Ancestry, Ancestry, 23 and Me, My Heritage DNA, and Family Tree DNA each require a sample of your DNA to assess and decode your genealogy pool.  Most people who perform these tests do so in order to learn more about […]

Little Known Destinations

Every year millions of people flock to countries like France, Italy, Thailand, Spain, Mexico, or the UK, nevertheless, there are approximately 192 countries in the world to explore. Popular travel destinations typically are more congested, have less availability (housing, activities, food establishments, etc.) and may have higher prices due to demand.  A great option when […]

Las Vegas the Adult Playground

Las Vegas has several nicknames: “Sin City,” “Entertainment Capital of the World,” “City of Lights,” and “Glitter Gulch” just to name a few. Most people do not realize Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was the driving force behind the development of Las Vegas. Bugsy was a key financier of some of the original casinos, such as The […]