I talk with Nubia Younge, entrepreneur, mother and founder of the Chronicles Abroad podcast. Nubia was bit by the travel bug in 2011. She spent the next six years traveling to 35 countries, while being a single mom, working full time and going to school part-time. In early 2017 she decided to donate all of her belongings and go see the world…and now lives in Chiang Mai.
For episode 22 (and the season finale!) I share my own story about finding a way to travel more – ultimately saving over $100K in travel costs in only six years. Earning millions of airline miles and hotel points through credit card sign-up bonuses has changed my life – making travel more affordable and attainable.
For episode 19, I speak with Martinique (“Marty”) Lewis, a veteran traveler who is committed to inspiring other travelers and diversifying the travel industry. At 31 years old she’s already been traveling for 22 years, visited six continents, and will be traveling 275 days out of the upcoming year. She works directly with tourism boards and hospitality brands, educating them about the value and importance of marketing to people of color.
In episode 16 of the Globetrotter Lounge, traveling mama Iliah Grant-Altoro talks about how she has prioritized a life of travel for herself and three children. They have traveled to over 25 countries, and she chronicles her wandering lifestyle on her blog Negra Bohemian in hopes that other mothers will be inspired.
In episode 15, I interview Katrina Morrison, a flight attendant mom and wife who homeschools her three children, allowing her family to travel whenever and wherever they want. She’s also the force behind the blog My Mommy Flies, where she shares her experience and tips on how to balance travel and family.
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In episode 11 we hear the fascinating story of how a young girl from an underserved community in Mobile, Alabama became a world traveler who encourages other women of color to do the same through her travel company and online community Black Girls Travel Too. Listen and find out how one life changing moment led Danny to want to travel more – and help other women like her travel more too.
Today I’m talking with Annette Richmond, fashion stylist, writer, digital nomad and creator of Fat Girls Traveling – a body positive online community for larger women travelers. Not only am I inspired by all the traveling Annette is doing (and jealous of her nomad lifestyle), I’m also deeply inspired by her commitment to promoting a more diverse representation of travelers.