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Teri Johnson
Teri Johnson is the Co-Creator, Writer, Executive Producer and Host of Travelista TV, an online video network focused on travel, culture, lifestyle and entertainment around the world. She is a Travel and Cultural Expert who resides in NYC.

Teri has traveled to over 55 countries, is multi-lingual and is a true adventure seeker. From hunting with the Kuku-Yalanji aborigines in Australia to trekking through the mystical Dogon country in Mali, nothing is off limits for this Global Citizen.

With Travelista TV, Teri has created, hosted and produced original web series for major brands like Ford Motor Company, Choice Hotels, and Honda for BET, AOL/Huffington Post, and tourism boards around the world. Her video content can be seen on various platforms that garner millions of views from audiences spanning the globe.

As a travel expert, she has contributed stories to Huffington Post, Ebony, Uptown, Black Enterprise, Rolling Out Magazine and Jones Magazine.

She has appeared in magazines including Uptown, Ebony, Black Enterprise and has been featured as a travel expert on television shows for the Travel Channel, Fine Living, BET, NBC and TVOne.

Her Travelista web series can be seen online at,,,, and You can follow her on twitter @TravelistaTeri and @TravelistaTV

Entries by Teri Johnson

Top 10 Things to Do in Greenville, South Carolina

(3) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 1:09 PM

Out of 30 U.S. cities named Greenville, it's the one in the heart of South Carolina's upcountry that stands out and makes you say, "Yeah, that Greenville". As one of the fastest growing cities in America, Greenville, South Carolina has a flourishing and revitalized downtown filled with boutiques, restaurants, art...

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New York's Best Alternative Escape for Summer 2014

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 4:35 PM

If you love to explore or collect art and happen to be in NYC this summer, a private tour of Waterfall Mansion should be a priority.

The must-see New York City art exhibition is "Summer Art Festival 2014: FEEL LIFE," co-curated by real estate developer-turned-art promoter Kate Shin and Italian...

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The Clusters of Light: An Oratorio About Islam

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 12:35 PM

In late March 2014, I traveled to Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to attend world's most elaborate oratorio about the story of Islam. This opening production, named the Clusters of Light, was created to help change the world's negative perceptions of Islam by presenting the core values of the...

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Love in Ubud, Bali

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 11:45 AM

I've been a fan of the novel Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert for year. Before knowing anything about the book, I assumed the "love" would take place in Italy. Doesn't every woman secretly dream of amore with a gorgeous Italian man who calls you bella? After becoming engrossed in...

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The Sharjah International Book Fair

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 9:01 AM

For the past 32 years the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has brought together authors, publishers, families and literary enthusiasts from the United Arab Emirates, other countries in the gulf region, and places from as far away as New Zealand. The emirate of Sharjah, located twenty minutes from...

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Springtime in Scottsdale

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2013 | 1:03 PM

After living in New York City for a decade and roughing it in the icy cold winters that never seem to end, the idea of spring is beyond exciting. This past March, I looked at a map of the U.S. to see where I could travel to shed the winter...

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Travelistas Tour The Beautiful Island Of Barbuda (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2012 | 5:40 PM

Located north of Antigua is the beautiful remote island of Barbuda with a population of about 1,500.

Barbuda is home to pink sand beaches and the Frigate bird sanctuary. I took a luxury catamaran to experience Barbuda's pink sand and warm turquoise waters and was surprised to see how the...

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Destination: Dogon Country, Mali, West Africa

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 6:05 AM

The mystical Dogon Country is one of the last outposts of African ancient wisdom in the world it's also the most visited area in Mali. There are roughly 400,000 Dogon people living along the cliffs and plateaus. The various villages differ quite a bit and there are about 20 different...

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Travelistas Tour Antigua And Chat With Actor Anthony Mackie (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2012 | 3:43 PM

Fresh off her high-flying fun and fascination with Antigua's indigenous fruit, Travelista Teri is ready to see what else the island has to offer.

On the second leg of her trip, she heads to the opposite side of the island, where she's served up more classic Caribbean cuisine...

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It's Time For Trinidad Carnival 2012

(4) Comments | Posted September 20, 2011 | 11:37 AM

Over the past couple of weeks, I've seen an increase in the amount of Facebook news feeds about Trinidad Carnival. Why so much Carnival buzz in August and September when Carnival takes place in late February early March, I thought. I asked one of my Carnival addicted friends and she...

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Impulse Travel Booking - Destination: Mali, West Africa

(1) Comments | Posted September 1, 2011 | 6:52 PM

My love affair with travel, language and adventure began when I was twelve on a six-city, 10-day trip around Mexico with my Spanish class. Nearly two decades and fifty countries later, I am still traveling and have fallen more in love with it. So in love, that I've made it...

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