March 2, 2020

Soul Society 101 Family! Here’s a dope opportunity to start your week. Would you or someone you know love to live downtown NYC for FREE this summer and get paid to create digital content by being an official Explorer In Chief? It sounds like an unreal opportunity but i...

December 11, 2019

The interest in travel to Africa is at an all time high. Especially for African-Americans and other Black people in the diaspora, traveling to Africa is not just another trip. It can be spiritual and cultural on another level. The task of planning your trip can also be...

December 10, 2019

For those of you who have been rocking with Soul Society 101 for a while, you know that I am obviously passionate about traveling and getting a full cultural experience.

At this point I've traveled to 60+ countries without sacrificing my finances...

I'm not rich, and I'm...

December 7, 2019

I just returned from my first trip "home" to Ghana and I cannot get over the life-changing experience. If you follow my blog, YouTube channel or Instagram, then you know that Ghana was not my first time in Africa. In fact, Ghana was the 10th country that I visited on t...

November 5, 2019

My wife and I recently celebrated our 3-year wedding anniversary in The Catskills, Upstate New York. This was my first time doing this kind of trip in the woods, but I’m definitely game for more! I enjoyed it way more than I thought I would, as I’m typically a big city...

July 9, 2019

Denmark is reported to be the happiest country in the world. Here are some tips to make your trip memorable

June 22, 2019

Traveling to Stockholm, Sweden you’ll experience a wonderland of unique experiences, delicious meals, swanky spots for cocktails, and friendly locals who embrace visitors of all backgrounds. 

I’ve traveled to a little over 50 countries around the globe. If you asked me...

June 4, 2019

Anyone who has been following my travels for a while knows how passionate I am about the Caribbean. Not only is my family from this region of the world, but in my humble opinion it also boasts some of the most flavorful food and people (ha!), the most pristine beaches,...

March 24, 2019

I’ve aspired to visit Kenya for quite some time now. As a country it offers some of the most diverse experiences, from the beach in Diani/Mobassa, to the bustling capital of Nairobi and the amazing safari and tribe in the Masai Mara. I’ll post more about my full trip l...

January 14, 2019

On my recent trip to East Africa (Kenya + Tanzania) we had the pleasure of staying at all four properties of the luxury boutique hotel line, The Zanzibar Collection. From top notch service staff, to perfectly manicured gardens, decadent seafood to views of the Indian o...

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A marketing executive who has worked at notable media companies for over 10 years, such as Pandora Radio, ESSENCE Magazine, Complex, VIBE and


Rondel is currently Co-CEO of Creative Genius Branding, a boutique marketing and branding firm that specializes in non-profit, small business and entertainment clients.


Business and pleasure have provided Rondel the opportunity to travel frequently both domestically and internationally, often dining out and opting for the “local” approach to travel versus being a tourist – making many friends along the way.


In 2012, Rondel started sharing his travel and foodie experiences on his blog, Soul Society 101, and continues to travel, try new recipes at home and taste new cuisines and cocktails while dining out.


Learn More About Soul Society 101 Here


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