Ep 40 | Olga Maria: Latina Travel Writer in Heels

Meet Olga Maria, an award-winning solo female traveler whose blog, Dreams in Heels, features adventure and luxury travel, food and wine, and budget tips. She hopes to inspire women to pursue their travel and lifestyle dreams. She is also the creator of Latinas Who Travel, a bilingual travel community that empowers Latinas to travel more. Olga shares her journey from bullied small town girl in Puerto Rico to full time world traveler, why she started Latinas Who Travel, and what she loves about solo travel. Read More…

Ep 39 | Debbie Arcangeles: Living a Nomad Podcaster Life

Meet location-independent podcaster and traveler Debbie Arcangeles. As the host of The Offbeat Life Podcast, Debbie interviews fearless nomads who have ditched conventional lifestyles to live their best life. Debbie shares what sparked her love of travel, the twist and turns of her career journey, and how she was able to start podcasting full-time. She also shares how travel has changed her life, and why it’s worth diving into the places that scare you. Read More…

Ep 38 | Rachel Rudwall: Storytelling Adventures Around the Globe

Meet Rachel Rudwall, Emmy-Nominated On-Camera Host, Producer, Camera Operator, Writer and Photographer. Her work has taken her to all seven continents and nearly 70 nations. From TV hosting for the Travel Channel, to producing shows like Ice Road Truckers and Ax Men, Rachel is always up for a storytelling adventure. Rachel shares what led to her working in media, what the challenges and rewards have been, and how travel has increased her ability to connect. She also shares her top tips for navigating jet lag, her favorite travel essentials, and one special story that I may turn into a t-shirt. Read More…

Ep 37 | Danielle Desir: Making Travel a Financial Priority

Meet financially savvy traveler Danielle Desir. She is the force behind the Thought Card, an award winning travel finance blog and podcast. She is also founder of the WOC Podcasters Facebook community, which supports over 2100 women of color. Danielle shares how she started traveling internationally, how she kept travel a financial priority while paying off student loans and buying a house, and her favorite travel resources and budget strategies. She also shares about becoming a podcaster and book author. Read More…

Ep 36 | Caitlin Blythe: Turning Wanderlust into a Travel Business

Meet Caitlin Blythe, an entrepreneur who turned her passion for travel into a thriving business. In 2017 she launched Waypoint Goods, selling her signature travel scarf, and eventually left her full-time architecture job to create a completely new lifestyle. Caitlin shares her early experiences with international and solo travel, what led her to start her business and how being an entrepreneur has brought more travel into her life. She and her husband have also created a fun way to travel more domestically. Read More…

Ep 35 | Sojourner White: Content Creator & Traveling Scholar

Meet Sojourner White – world traveler, content creator and international social work graduate student. Her blog, Sojournies, offers resources and tips on on balancing travel with work and/or school, and explores personal topics like traveling while Black. Sojourner shares about the international experience that sparked her passion for travel, how she landed a Fulbright Scholar Assistantship and worked abroad, and her unusual graduate degree track. She also shares why travel has helped her identify more deeply with her name. Read More…

Ep 34 | Samantha Nelson: Freedom through a Year of Family Travel

Meet Samantha Nelson – mom, wife, traveler and writer. In 2014, she and her husband embarked on a year of travel with their two young children, a journey that changed their lives for the better. They now help other families travel through their blog, Those Crazy Nelsons. Samantha talks about what sparked her love of travel, her experience being stuck in a draining job, and how she finally created a life centered around family and travel. She also shares what the challenges were, and why they were worth it. Read More…

Ep 33 | Phoebe Howlett: From Chronic Illness to World Travel

Meet Phoebe Howlett, a solo traveler from the U.K. who at age 21 was diagnosed with two chronic illnesses. After thinking she could never travel or work again, Phoebe managed to find her way back to wellness. She is now on a mission to travel to every country in the world, and is currently at 66 countries and counting. Phoebe shares details about her journey into chronic illness, how travel has become a part of her recovery, and the importance of self care while on the road. Read More…