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DeAnna Taylor


DeAnna Taylor is a lawyer, writer, and editor passionate about highlighting her city of Charlotte, North Carolina, Black voices, and travel in general. You can follow her on Instagram @brokeandabroadlife.

On a Trip to South Africa, I Finally Found a Sense of Home

“It was a time for reconnection with my ancestral land and its people,” writes DeAnna Taylor.

Thanda Safari

The game reserve is in the middle of nowhere, making the star-gazing otherworldly.

The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

This 1960s Morris Lapidus-designed motel has been transformed into the most innovative new hostelry in South Florida.

How to Pack for Antarctica: From Base Layers to Comfy Shoes, Here’s What I Actually Used

Dramamine, rechargeable hand warmers, and more essentials.

6 Standout Black History Tours in the U.S., from California to Charleston

The walking, driving, and self-guided options that mean supporting Black businesses and diving deep into American history and culture.

These Black-Owned Businesses Are Shaking up Charlotte’s Food Scene

The talent behind some of the best restaurants, bars, and food festivals to seek out in North Carolina’s Queen City.