Top 10 countries for Black women to travel in 2018

As anchors of our families, black women tend to put everyone ahead of ourselves.

Wives, mothers, sisters, friends…let’s face it: We always get the short end of the stick. And for that, we deserve a vacation. But not just any vacation.

We deserve to go places where we’re welcomed with open arms. Here are some places you may want to add to your 2018 vacation wish list: (in no order)


10. Ghana

Everything about Ghana makes it a top destination for black women. The people, the food, the history, the culture. There’s something to do every night in Accra, whether it be karaoke, learning to dance Kizomba, or enjoying a delicious dinner with friends. It’s also worth the three-hour drive to visit Cape Coast Castle, where many of our ancestors were enslaved and shipped to South America, the Caribbean and the United States. Ghana is known for being one of the safest and most welcoming west African countries, so when someone says, “Hey, sister!”, they mean it. (Cape Coast Castle in Cape Coast, Ghana | Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)