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Work hard, play hard--that's our motto. And when it comes to the busy traveler, whether for business or pleasure, you need to know how to do both with ease. Our Out of Office travel guide will help you smoothly navigate your journey with travel tips on the best places to stay, eat, party, play and more!
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TRAVEL TIPS

Anyone who has ever traveled internationally or on any flight longer than five hours for that matter knows that first class is the way to go. You’re treated to more space, amenities and overall comfort. While that’s nice for those that can spring for the extra perks and price, there are a few exclusive international airlines that raise the bar on aerial luxury. With airline companies introducing more innovation within their aircraft facilities to separate themselves from the competition, Born Rich compiled a list of the world’s most luxurious international airlines that keep their elite customers vouching for their services.

17 Most Luxurious International Airlines

International travel can be a chore when not seated in first class. Well, these luxurious…

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6 Good Things About the Worst Row on an Airplane

Traveling is already a headache when you’re flying coach, but add in a seat in…

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How to Dump a Vacation Timeshare You Don’t Want

Here are some strategies to unload or manage a timeshare you no longer want or…

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How to Save Money on End-Of-Summer Travel Deals

Here are a few tips to save before summer is really over

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DESTINATIONS

Your choice: Will you celebrate financial freedom in 2013—or continue to suffer from a financial hangover? (Image: ThinkStock)

5 Warm Weather Destinations to Ring in the New Year

Instead of being stuck at home or in a crowded club on New Year’s Eve…

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Your stroke is just as important as the golf course you’re putting on. And for many novice and more seasoned players who want to get a hole in one, ambiance is everything. Golf is what draws golfers to the crème de la crème in courses stateside and abroad, but when they want to organize a family staycation, a getaway for two or fun business outing, it’s something a little more like the spa services or exclusive perks for being a luxury car driver that seal the deal. BlackEnterprise.com spoke to the founder and president of Golf Quests, Inc. Ty DeLavallade about today’s top golf resorts. See if your favorite made the list!

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7 Stellar Golf Resorts in the U.S. and Abroad

BlackEnterprise.com spoke to the founder and president of Golf Quests, Inc. Ty DeLavallade about today’s…

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5 Boutique Hotels Worth Checking Into

Summer travel is about more than just where you go, but where you stay. Boutique…

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When it comes to vacation nothing beats a beach. While the coastal states offer a few viable options, there’s nothing like the pristine waters surrounding a tropical island. If you haven’t mapped out your summer travel location just yet, we’ve compiled five of the best island destinations to get you motivated. — Andrea Adams, Travelista TV

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5 Best Island Destinations

Island vacations make for a true getaway in that you leave the mundane routine of…

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While a vacation is always a great excuse for seeing the world and dusting off that passport, limited finances and days off may sometimes put a damper on those globetrotting plans. But, that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy some R&R within US borders. Weekend getaways can be just as therapeutic and relaxing to give you that mental boost you’ve been craving. Here are five untapped Stateside vacation destinations along with a list of interesting things to do and explore when you get there. —Teri Johnson, Travelista TV

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5 Weekend Getaway Destinations Within the US

Domestic trips can make for a great weekend getaway when your finance prohibit you from…

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Not Your Typical Guide to Black New York

The Root discovers the vast and diverse offerings of New York’s black history that reaches…

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FOOD & ENTERTAINMENT

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WATCH: Brand New You – How to Eat Healthy Naturally

What to eat, what to avoid, and when you can simply indulge

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Traveling abroad can bring about great memories, eye-opening experiences and lucrative business connections. But without the proper research and planning, it can also mean memorable faux pas that could inadvertently bring offense or embarrassment, specifically when it comes to a major part of one's trip: dining. Many of the most important business deals and social connections are made over a meal, so knowing the nuances of dining abroad can serve as both an added plus and a necessity. Malla Haridat, CEO of New Designs for Life, a development and training company for entrepreneurs, knows a thing or two about dining globally, having traveled to many countries both for leisure and pleasure. She shares her insights on the do's and don'ts: 

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How to Eat Well While Traveling Abroad

Black entrepreneur tells her experiences dining abroad, from China to Morocco

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ESSENTIALS

The leaves are changing. The air is brisk. Fall is officially here (earlier than expected in some places). This is my favorite season because the drop in temperature allows you the chance to truly showcase your style by playing with different colors and textures. Another reason is for the ability to get away for a cozy weekend with that special person. In this edition of Suit Your Life I’ll give you the perfect weekend getaway wardrobe that will take you from apple picking in the orchard to a nice candle lit dinner at a fine restaurant that evening to anything else you may want to do in between. —Gardy V. Guerrier


SYL TIP: When prepping for a weekend trip, pack light. Choose items that compliment each other, and can be interchanged and layered, to give you the most outfit options without having to take up too much space in your weekend bag.

13 Fall Essentials For a Weekend Getaway

Fall is upon us and whether you’re apple picking in the orchard or having a…

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Whether you’re on a plane, in a car or lounging poolside, while you're traveling is the perfect opportunity to put a dent in your reading list. The staff here at Black Enterprise and BlackEnterprise.com compiled a few of our top summer reads to help whittle down your choices. Over the course of the next few pages, you'll see books that range from autobiographies on Black history icons and manuals for success to financial guides and examinations of our social media culture, all aimed at giving you some food for thought. —Kahliah A. Laney

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17 Books to Add to Your Travel Reading List

Whether you’re on a plane, in a car or lounging poolside, summer is the perfect…

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Summer is officially here, it’s time to travel and, yes, you guessed it, “there’s an app for that!” (Several actually). In a hyper-connected world how can you get the most out of your travel experience? If you have a WI-FI connection and a mobile device, you’re wired to explore new cities and destinations.  Location based technology has made it economical to easily connect people geographically to cool spots and create unforgettable experiences. Let’s examine seven mobile apps that integrate mapping, photos, food, and trip management and much more. —Hajj Flemings


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9 Must-Have Apps for Travel

Whether it’s a business trip or a summer vacation, mobile apps come in handy for…

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Bring instant glam and gorgeousness to your next leisure or business trip with a special piece of luggage and amazing travel accessories that show off your personal (and professional) style. Summer travel never looked so chic.—Daisy Lewellyn 

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Travel Luggage Guide: 12 Best Accessories for Her

Bring instant glam to your next leisure or business trip with luggage and travel accessories…

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Travel Luggage Guide – 8 Necessities For Him

When men travel in the summer they need luggage options that are stylish and sturdy,…

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How to Get the Most For Your Dollar When Traveling Abroad

Money columnist Lynnette Khalfani-Cox gives you smart travel tips that will help you save before…

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Traveling? Know Your Rights When it Comes to Pat-Downs and Body Scanners

The reality of terrorism in the United States has resulted in tighter airport security procedures.…

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