Articles by Nneka Okona

Eat + Drink

How African Traditions Shape the Foods We Love – From Spain to Brazil and Beyond

When talking about food, one has to talk about movement. Food is not static and unchanging; it is a collection of stories, people and traditions carried from one generation to the next. And African influences…
Black Travel

Learn the History of Juneteenth and Where to Celebrate in the U.S.

Every year on June 19, a celebration known as Juneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 when enslaved Africans in Galveston, Texas, learned they were free — officially marking the end of slavery in the United…
Eat + Drink

City Sips: 7 Cups of Coffee in Bogotá

Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia also doubles as a coffee capital. These charming cafés, each with its own unique quirks, origin stories and décor, are some of the best spots to taste Colombian coffee….