World Traveler. Photographer.
Hello there! I’m Erick! Photographer, Philanthropist, and World Traveler. On a quest to become the first African American to visit every country in the world. 93 Countries DONE!!! Follow my journey and all of the amazing places I’ve seen and people I’ve met here and on my social media channels.
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I’m constantly asked why more American’s don’t travel. It’s a complicated question. But the more I travel, the simpler my answers become. And at the top of that list is our government just doesn’t have a vested interest in promoting international travel. It’s my belief that American’s travel abroad and seeing how other countries deal with common problems is the biggest threat to the political status quo and politicians are well aware of that. It’s far easier to control a population that has limited global knowledge and experience. But let’s play in fantasy land for a minute. Let’s say the US Government decided to put considerable effort into getting more American’s traveling abroad. What would that look like? Let’s go down the rabbit hole, shall we?read more
Travel blogging has changed a lot since I started this site back in 2012. Once we had some absolute vanguards changing what it meant to be a travel journalist. With new and creative ways of telling the stories of people and places that have been covered for decades....read more
It seems that everyone is trying to avoid "tourist" destinations. Afraid of the crowds, long lines, and inherent frustration that comes with mass tourism. And with the prevalence of social media, everyone thinks they have the best tips and trips for finding the "off...read more