Welcome to Blaxit Global, a bi-weekly podcast featuring inspiring conversations with trailblazing Black expats who out of fear or frustration, left their country of origin to live out their wildest dreams abroad. The podcast also chronicles the journey of host Chrishan Wright as she prepares to make her Blaxit from the United States. The show will delve into topics of Blackness, oppression, cultural transition, economic opportunity and other issues facing people of the African diaspora. Each episode is designed to demystify the planning and process of moving abroad by showcasing the triumphs and resiliency of Black expats. You’ve heard the term, now be inspired by the movement!
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Alexis O'Reilly: Pura Vida in Costa Rica
After Alexis O’Reilly and her family literally became sick from the effects of workplace marginalization and a sedentary lifestyle in the States, what started off as a 1-year sabbatical ended up with the family discovering the health and wellness they desperately craved in the jungles of Costa Rica.
Dr. Juli-Anne Russo: Enamored in Italy
Dr. Juli-Anne Russo is a serial entrepreneur and aquaculture and marine scientist. Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, she met her husband who was born in Rome, while they were pursuing graduate studies in Florida. In August, the couple decided to leave the U.S. with their son and start over in the Tolfa Mountains of Italy.
Gabriel Leavell: Contemporary Renaissance in Johannesburg
Gabriel Leavell is the quintessential Renaissance man. He is an accomplished multi-industry entrepreneur with a focus on hospitality. After finding success running several Airbnb’s in the U.S and Mexico, Gabriel combined that experience along with his passion for art & design, into the luxurious magnificence known as Daze House in Johannesburg, South Africa.
TaNesha Barnes: Solace in the Sahara
TaNesha Barnes is a mother, global lifestyle entrepreneur, and historian. She’s made her mark in beauty and travel with several successful ventures including T. Barnes Beauty and T. Barnes Global Travel. A chance encounter on a flight to Morocco earlier this year has turned into a budding business relationship that TaNesha describes as the “perfect pivot”.
Deirdre Amola: Finding Balance in Bali
Deirdre Amola epitome of Black Girl Magic. She kicked the 14 hr workday of corporate life to the curb and dared to dream. Having traveled to over 60 countries, she now curates epic adventures through her thriving travel company, Black Travel Fest.
Welcome to the Blaxit Global Podcast!
Close your eyes and imagine living a life you love….UNAPOLOGETIC and unbothered...free from daily microaggressions from Karen’s and Ken’s...free from the fear of police brutality and systemic racism. Wouldn’t that feel amazing? Now, open your eyes. What if I told you, that it’s possible.
Hear inspiring stories and get the actual blueprints from brothers and sisters of the diaspora who are living out their wildest dreams abroad.
You’ve heard the term, now be inspired by the movement, welcome to Blaxit Global!
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Great prep talk for a new life abroad
This is a great inspirational resource for anyone considering a life or entrepreneurial venture abroad. Enjoying every episode.
Not your average travel podcast
Chrishan is an excellent interviewer. Her guests have fascinating stories, and I learn more about the Black experience with each new episode. Can’t wait for the next one!
Live out your wildest dreams!
If you want to explore what is possible and how to live out your dreams abroad, this is your first stop. Excellent listen!