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Elaine Lee

Redbook Magazine features “Go Girl”

Good news: Redbook Magazine recently selected my book,”Go Girl: The Black Woman’s Book of Travel and Adventure” as one of 34 Travel Books That Will Take You Around the World!I am so proud to share this platform with the likes of Anthony Bourdain, Elizabeth Gilbert, Cheryl Strayed, Anu Taranath and others! The list of books

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Meet Africa’s New Chocolatocracy. Check out Elaine’s story in Bon Appetit

Halloween week 2020 was the ideal time to share the candy story that I recently wrote for Bon Appetit Magazine! It was a labor of love to write about five of my fav subjects: Africa, Paris, chocolate, women’s entrepreneurship and prying off the shackles of colonialism. Excerpt:When we think of chocolate, brands like Hershey’s, Cadbury,

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“Go Girl” selected as one of top 15 travel books by Travel Noire.

TravelNoire recently published a list of their top 15 travel books and “Go Girl” made the cut. Travel Noire is a digital platform that helps African American travelers, discover, plan and experience new destinations. They are dedicated to facilitating conversation and providing resources to black travelers around the globe. They are one of the leaders

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“Go Girl” is featured in Oprah Magazine Guide to Best Travel Books

Oprah Magazine’s “26 Best Travel Books That Will Take You All Around the World With No Plane Ticket Required” showcased “Go Girl: The Black Woman’s Book of Travel and Adventure” as number “24”!!!! July 2020 https://www.oprahmag.com/entertainment/g32908707/best-travel-books/?fbclid=IwAR3hfzGwfXNhhN0XEEVv4EoEUu_3SWJZMkQak6L7A8pQhPlo36jHrtGKzfI

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Couples’ eatery featured in article written by Lee for Cuisinoir.

Cuisine Noir the leading food, wine and travel lifestyle magazine for the African Diaspora, recetnly published a story I wrote entitled: “From California to The Gambia: Couple Opens the Country’s First Vegan Eatery.” I had the pleasure of dining at their eatery when I was in Gambia in May 2019. “Eat to live, don’t live to eat”

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New travel writing course Fall 2019 at WICE in Paris

Elaine Lee was invited to teach the first ever travel writing workshop at WICE, an English speaking educational center in Paris. Shortly after announcing the workshop in August enrollment reached capacity and there was a lengthy waiting list. On October 19th and 20th, Elaine’s “Travel Writing 101” class was enthusiastically received by the attendees. She

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Year Of Return
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Elaine’s 5th trip to Africa and The ‘Year Of Return’

Elaine’s 5th trip to Africa coincides with The ‘Year Of Return’ for people in the African Diaspora. In the year 1619, the first ship carrying captured Africans reached Point Comfort, Virginia. That marked the beginning of the horrendous Middle Passage TransAtlantic Slave Trade. 2019 is the 400th anniversary of that chapter of our history has been designated

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