7 episodes

Black Expat Stories is documenting the next Great Migration by elevating the voices of the pioneering immigrants leading it, because the Blaxit isn't a moment. It's a movement.


You'll hear from Black expats living all over the world who - despite the sacrifices, challenges and adjustments - have managed to find beauty in their Blaxit.


Experience some of the most riveting stories about international living, as told by Black expats.


Watch every interview on our YouTube channel.


Support this platform by becoming a Friend of the Show, and be sure to follow us on Instagram and TikTok.

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Black Expat Stories is documenting the next Great Migration by elevating the voices of the pioneering immigrants leading it, because the Blaxit isn't a moment. It's a movement.


You'll hear from Black expats living all over the world who - despite the sacrifices, challenges and adjustments - have managed to find beauty in their Blaxit.


Experience some of the most riveting stories about international living, as told by Black expats.


Watch every interview on our YouTube channel.


Support this platform by becoming a Friend of the Show, and be sure to follow us on Instagram and TikTok.

    Tax Tips for US Expats: Stress-Free Filing with Tax Strategist, Sandra Morno

    Tax Tips for US Expats: Stress-Free Filing with Tax Strategist, Sandra Morno

    Meet Sandra Morno, the US Tax Strategist Helping Take the Stress Out of Tax Time for Expats


    Sandra started her expat journey in 2018 from Miami and has since lived between Central and South America. Today, she's a globe-trotting US tax strategist helping expat entrepreneurs take the anxiety out of tax time while optimizing their finances so they can continue living their best lives abroad.


    Also In This Episode:


    How she was able to structure her life to make an international moveWhy she chose to live in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaThe #1 tax myth she has to debunk among her US expat clientsThe tax breaks US expats should be looking out forWhy she believes so many people don’t file their taxesThe major piece of advice she has for expat entrepreneurs who want to manage their money better.Her thoughts on the Blaxit movementWhere she’s headed next on her nomadic expat journey.

    ...and so much more.


    Connect with Sandra: https://www.ssbmconsulting.com/ & https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandramorno-taxexpert/ 


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    • 35 min
    Adalia Aborisade's Roadmap to Financial Freedom & Travel & Why She Says It's Never Too Late To Live Life on Your Own Terms

    Adalia Aborisade's Roadmap to Financial Freedom & Travel & Why She Says It's Never Too Late To Live Life on Your Own Terms

    Meet Adalia Aborisade, The Financial Educator and Solo Travel Expert in Mexico City


    Adalia (originally from Houston, TX) talks shares why she chose the leave the USA, and why she's on a mission to empower women with the confidence to finance their move abroad and become financially free, all while living life on their own terms.


    Also In This Episode:


    How she landed a job abroad (and why she decided to take a 60% pay cut initially to Blaxit).The initial response from her 15-year daughter when Adalia informed her of her decision to move abroad.Her perspective on financial freedom, and the approach she took to achieve it.

    ...and so much more!


    Connect with Adalia: https://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/


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    • 1 hr 6 min
    How Zoe Smith Is Creating An Eco-Conscious Community In Grenada Through the Exodus Collective

    How Zoe Smith Is Creating An Eco-Conscious Community In Grenada Through the Exodus Collective

    Meet Zoe Smith, a Grenadian Brit Building Community in the Caribbean


    In this episode, Zoe takes us through her journey of returning to her ancestral home in Grenada to start afresh after feeling unfulfilled in the London rat race. 


    Today she leads the Exodus Collective - an eco-conscious village inspiring othersin the Diaspora to reclaim the Caribbean. 


    In This Episode:


    Zoe shares:


    What life was like as a Black Brit and her experiences with discrimination.When she realized the UK would never allow her or her children to truly thriveHow she moved across continents as a single mom of 3 minor children. The responses she received from her extended family when she informed them of her decision to move from London to GrenadaHow she and her children are adjusting to island life.The responsibility she feels to her ancestral lands in GrenadaHer vision for the Exodus Collective as a model of sustainable, decolonized living in community

    Zoe also offers sage advice for those still considering their own exodus to the Caribbean.


    Connect with Zoe & The Exodus Collective: https://www.theexodus.co/


    Read Zoe's Article in the Guardian referenced in this conversation: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2024/jan/22/children-caribbean-british-racism-grenada-parents-collective


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    • 1 hr 10 min
    How Chrishan Wright Turned Her Blaxit Into a Platform of Possibilities with Blaxit Global

    How Chrishan Wright Turned Her Blaxit Into a Platform of Possibilities with Blaxit Global

    We're taking you on a Virtual Voyage to Portugal, and in this episode, Courtney talks to the incredibly insightful Chrishan Wright.


    Originally from the Bronx, Chrishan is now based in Lisbon, Portugal, and is the founder of Blaxit Global, a podcast and digital community that empowers other expats, aspiring expats and re-pats with the resources they need to make their own bold moves abroad.


    Connect with Chrishan & Blaxit Global: https://www.blaxitglobal.com/


    In This Episode:


    00:00 Meet Chrishan


    05:26 How she decided to make her own travel dreams come true by taking a trip to New Zealand, which re-ignited her lifelong desire to live abroad.


    15:18 The socio-political issues in the USA that catalyzed her move abroad..


    33:19 How Blaxit Global supports aspiring expats with relocating and building a like-minded community.


    43:19 Her cultural immersion and how she finds a sense of belonging in Portugal.


    47:57: How she has embraced self-care and healthier lifestyle changes.


    51:51: #AskAnExpat with Chrishan + Opportunity to become a FRIEND OF THE SHOW to unlock the full extended interview


    55:36: How she has grown personally as a result of her expat experience..


    01:03:35: What she thinks of the Blaxit movement and its evolution.


    01:14:00: The sacrifices she’s made to secure her own freedom.


    01:18:04: What she’s most proud of.


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    • 1 hr 25 min
    How Charlotte Van Horn is making cross-cultural connections with Black Expats in Panama

    How Charlotte Van Horn is making cross-cultural connections with Black Expats in Panama

    We're taking you on a Virtual Voyage to Panama, and in this episode, I'm talking to the dynamic (and hilarious!) Charlotte Van Horn.


    She is a pioneering expat who experienced the gift of international travel at 40, and it forever changed the trajectory of her life.


    Fast forward to today and Charlotte is the founder of one of the fastest-growing Black expat communities in Latin America: Black Expats in Panama with over 7,000 members.


    In this conversation, we're talking about:


    What inspired Charlotte's decision to Blaxit and make Panama her home full-time.How she maintained a long-distance marriage across international borders. (She's been married for 30 years!)How she adjusted to living in a new country and why she decided to start Black Expats in Panama.Why Charlotte believes Panama is a great country to start or continue one's Blaxit journey and how the Black Expat in Panama community offers new expats a soft place to land.The abundance of Black history in Panama and how she's illuminating it all with cultural immersion relocation tours.The harsh realities of expat living that aren't discussed widely enough on social media.Why Black expats should be collaborating (instead of competing) during this critical time in the Blaxit movement.

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Jas McNeil's Expat Journey, Opening the Haus of Vibes & Making History in Mexico

    Jas McNeil's Expat Journey, Opening the Haus of Vibes & Making History in Mexico

    Jas McNeil is a Florida native breaking barriers as the first Black woman to own a recording studio in Mexico. She's the founder of the Haus of Vibes, a co-working and recording space located in Playa Del Carmen, MX. Jas opens up about her expat journey and why she decided to open a space dedicated to cultivating creativity.


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    • 1 hr 1 min

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