Before There Was Pickleball, U.S.A.

A native son serves up neighborhood nostalgia behind St. Louis’s embrace of pickle and padel, the world’s fast-growing sport

Make a maximum impact with Jay Cameron in your next African adventure

DETOUR Editor Ron Stodghill interviews Maximum Impact CEO Jay Cameron on the origins and progress of his goal to bring African Americans to Africa and African diaspora locations.

Travel Tips

Relationship expert Brenden Durell divulges best places and times to travel

Brenden Durell’s tells DETOUR the best places and times to take trips, plus what music makes his travel playlist.

Travel Guides

Domestic Destinations: How to spend a weekend In Black-owned Cincinnati

Discover the thriving Black-owned businesses in Cincinnati on your next weekend off.

Eat & Drink

Inside Napa Valley’s Premier Black-Owned Winery: Brown Estate

As one of a handful of Black owned vineyards in Napa Valley, Brown Estate wines makes a distinctive mark.

Nigerian chef sets new Guinness World Record for marathon cooking

Nigerian chef Hilda Baci shattered the record with an epic cooking marathon, cooking over 100 meals in almost 90 hours.

Travel the world through your palate in New Orleans

Travel the world through these Black and Israeli-owned James Beard Award-winning restaurants with Creole food, flavors of Senegal and the Middle East.

DC’s newest Black-owned restaurant honors Afrofuturism and African cuisine

H Street now has a new restaurant concept called Bronze, which uses gastronomy and Afrofuturism to break down barriers associated with being Black.

Travel Alerts

Delta Air Lines’ inaugural flight to the Bahamas

It is now possible to book a seat on the all-new Delta Airline route that will take you to the Bahamas.

Travel Advisory

Travelers warned to ‘exercise increased caution’ with Peru’s new travel advisories

Drug trafficking, terrorist group threats, and civil uprisings behind the increase of travel advisory levels for different regions in Peru.

Stay & Play

Airbnb makes summer travel iconic with new themed houses and celebrity experiences

With Airbnb’s newest lodging category, Icons, guests can live like the X-Men, float away in Pixar’s “Up” house, or spend an evening with Kevin Hart or Doja Cat.

Here’s a rundown of what to do in one of Mexico’s most desirable destinations

The culture-rich city of Oaxaca de Juárez was named the best city in the world in Travel + Leisure’s 2023 World’s Best Awards.

Here’s how to live, learn, and eat your way through New Orleans

New Orleans is more than just booze, Bourbon Street, and beads. Here are some spots that will have you rubbing elbows with the locals of the Big Easy.

Porsche and Nobu Hotel Atlanta partner for an immersive hospitality experience

The luxury car and hospitality brand offers a luxurious experience perfect for any thrill seeker including a personal chauffeur experience.

People & Places

Community Spotlight: Music

Jadel honors her Caribbean roots on sophomore album, ‘Don’t Be Mistaken’

The soca artist doesn’t want to be confused for anyone else in the music industry. “I am Jadel and this is my music, my sound, and my style,” she told DETOUR.

Get TuneDn with R&B artist LÉA THE LEOX

Read DETOUR’s interview with R&B artist, LÉA THE LEOX.

Anthony Q on crafting an authentic trap soul sound with his new EP, ‘Real Talk”

Discover the soulful journey of Anthony Q, who blends R&B, southern rap, and raw emotion. Dive into his EP “Real Talk” and hit single “Fake Sh*t Pt. 2” with Boosie Badazz.

Multifaceted artist Niko Brim talks music identity, travel, and authenticity

The Mount Vernon native shares the inspiration behind his new project “HUES VOL. 1,” which features collaborations with legendary producer 9th Wonder and rapper Rapsody.

Perks

Everything you need to know about JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty program overhaul

Often voted America’s favorite discounted airline, JetBlue introduces new perks and status tiers to their TrueBlue Loyalty program.

Gifts

Mother’s Day is fast-approaching. Here are 10 last-minute gifts for the mom who loves to travel

Haven’t gotten a gift for the moms in your life yet? DETOUR’s got you covered with 10 potential options that’ll be on your doorstep (or in your inbox) by Sunday.

History & Heritage

Make a maximum impact with Jay Cameron in your next African adventure

DETOUR Editor Ron Stodghill interviews Maximum Impact CEO Jay Cameron on the origins and progress of his goal to bring African Americans to Africa and African diaspora locations.

Black Wall Streets

Black Wall Streets: Richmond, Virginia

Visit Jackson Ward, Virginia’s ‘Harlem of the South.’

Black Wall Streets: Farish Street in Jackson, Mississippi

DETOUR’s ongoing series to highlight historic Black districts continues with a focus on the former beating heart of downtown Jackson’s Black community.

Sundown Towns

Finding family, and tragedy, in the heartland: Detour Podcast

Hear Rochelle Fritsch, the subject of DETOUR’s animated documentary on whitewashing in Missouri, tell her family’s story in her own words.

Horror in the heartland: Finding America’s sundown towns is easier than you might think

Sundown towns are not confined to one state or region; they are found in states across the nation. See how states compare to one another in this map.

See & Think

Get TuneDn with R&B artist LÉA THE LEOX

Read DETOUR’s interview with R&B artist, LÉA THE LEOX.

Anthony Q on crafting an authentic trap soul sound with his new EP, ‘Real Talk”

Discover the soulful journey of Anthony Q, who blends R&B, southern rap, and raw emotion. Dive into his EP “Real Talk” and hit single “Fake Sh*t Pt. 2” with Boosie Badazz.

Watch & Listen

Make a maximum impact with Jay Cameron in your next African adventure

DETOUR Editor Ron Stodghill interviews Maximum Impact CEO Jay Cameron on the origins and progress of his goal to bring African Americans to Africa and African diaspora locations.