182 episodes

Welcome to Chronicles Abroad, a podcast that uses travel to highlight stories of personal growth. We’re just two middle-aged, single, empty nesters who decided to start a podcast about living, working and traveling abroad. Each week we’ll spotlight the stories of courageous world travelers, creative wanderers and digital nomads who share their incredible experiences of the world through their eyes. We provide tips, resource, and hacks for the curious traveler in you! Whether you’re a lover of travel or just someone who is ready for a change, we have something for everyone!

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    • 5.0 • 66 Ratings

Welcome to Chronicles Abroad, a podcast that uses travel to highlight stories of personal growth. We’re just two middle-aged, single, empty nesters who decided to start a podcast about living, working and traveling abroad. Each week we’ll spotlight the stories of courageous world travelers, creative wanderers and digital nomads who share their incredible experiences of the world through their eyes. We provide tips, resource, and hacks for the curious traveler in you! Whether you’re a lover of travel or just someone who is ready for a change, we have something for everyone!

    Ep 165 | Nubia & Frantzces Get Candid About Podcasting

    Ep 165 | Nubia & Frantzces Get Candid About Podcasting

    Nubia and Frantzces get candid about podcasting. They share 5 specific reasons why Chronicles Abroad hasn’t been as consistent as they used to be. A lot has changed since the inception of Chronicles Abroad and Nubia & Frantzces are juggling quite a few different businesses.

    Nubia’s Black & Tulum group recently hit 10k, she’s also managing the BlaxIt group, and her travel consulting/coaching business, while Frantzces is finishing her book and re-launching her coaching program on top of working full-time as a therapist.
    Not only that, she continues to work with Black Girl Ventures, a non-profit that provides access to financial and social capital to Black and Brown women.

    So, needless to say, they need HELP! Chronicles Abroad is taking a step back to focus on hiring the right people that will help elevate the podcast to where it needs to be.
    If you would like to support Chronicles Abroad, please hit up their Patreon page, or if you have a skill or service to offer, send them an email at info@chroniclesabroad.com. 
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    • 35 min
    Ep 164 | Shanette From The She Voyage Self-Care Is The Best Care

    Ep 164 | Shanette From The She Voyage Self-Care Is The Best Care

    Shanette from The She Voyage shared with us that self-care is the best care. She felt like she wasn’t growing in her home environment. She felt stagnant as if she wasn’t growing. Shanette made herself too accessible to the people at home and felt that she continued to put herself last. She was looking for several opportunities outside of her home state and she found one! 

    Shanette spent that time alone discovering herself and being by herself. She most importantly learned to say no. In Asia, she placed herself first and could focus on her mental health. 

    “That’s when I began to love myself because I had that alone time,” said Shanette.

    Started The She Voyage, as a way to chronicle her voyage of self while also encouraging other women to participate in their own voyages. The voyage of travel, the voyage of relationships, and everything in between. Shanette inspires women to love themselves unapologetically.

    In this episode you’ll be inspired by the following:
    1. Self-care is the best care.
    2. Don’t listen to anybody and make sure you drown out all the noise, follow your intuition, then follow your heart.
    3. Be more optimistic about your life and less pessimistic.
    Want to connect more with Shanette and The She Voyage community? Check them out on the following social media platforms:

    Instagram: The She Voyage
    Facebook: The She Voyage
    YouTube: The She Voyage
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    • 29 min
    Ep 163 | Liz The Global Marathon Runner w/a Cause

    Ep 163 | Liz The Global Marathon Runner w/a Cause

    Liz is a global marathon runner who has run in various marathons in countries such as Afganistan, Beirut, Malaysia, the Ivory Coast, and more. She took to running as a way to grapple with her father’s passing. Soon after, she decided to combine her new love of running with her passion for travel and deep, deliberate exploration of other cultures. 
    In early 2019, Liz launched Run to Reach, an 18-month marathon fundraising campaign with the goal of running 30 marathons in 30 countries before turning 30 in June of 2020 - aiming to raise $100,000 to support local, women-empowerment organizations in each country visited. Instrumental to Liz’s mission is her desire to leave a positive social impact on the countries she visits, one equal to their impact on her.
    With each step, she hopes to engage in the rich and diverse cultures of these extraordinary communities and highlight their natural beauty and inspiring initiatives. Whether it’s transforming education facilities in local towns and villages or providing women with the resources they need to become leaders in their communities, Liz hopes that Run to Reach will enforce change across the world.
    Despite COVID-19, Liz shifted to virtual marathon runs to continue her cause. You can donate to Liz’s cause.
    In this episode you’ll be inspired by the following:
    Make lemonade out of lemons. Look at the brighter side of life.  When you're ready it's okay to find meaning in what you lost.  Want to connect more with Liz and Run To Reach? Check her out on these following social media platforms:
    Instagram: Run To Reach
    Facebook: Run To Reach
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    • 46 min
    Ep 162 | It’s Okay To Reinvent Yourself w/Cepee from She Hit Refresh

    Ep 162 | It’s Okay To Reinvent Yourself w/Cepee from She Hit Refresh

    Cepee has been supporting women to reinvent themselves in various stages in their lives. We caught up with her to see how she and her community of Refreshers of She Hit Refresh were doing.

    This episode was recorded during the early stages of COVID-19. During this time, Cepee had to pivot and readjust her business to meet her community’s needs. We talked a lot about what it means to reinvent yourself and how to embrace learning new skills and the reinvention journey. She believes that moving abroad allows you to play with your identity.

    Now, her community has grown into 5k women who have committed to choosing themselves first. We’re so inspired by what Cepee has created and how she continues to support women in making their dreams of travel and living abroad come true.

    In this episode you’ll be inspired by the following:
    1. It’s okay to reinvent yourself.
    2. You don’t know what your potential is or what you can discover unless you give yourself the space to do so.
    3. Be flexible. 
    Want to connect more with Cepee and the She Hit Refresh crew? Check them out on these following social media platforms:

    Check out Cepee’s new book: I’m Outta Here! A guide to moving to Europe
    Instagram: She Hit Refresh
    Facebook: She Hit Refresh
    Blog: She Hit Refresh
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    • 37 min
    Ep 161 | Risk Taking And Entrepreneurship With Beautiful Booze

    Ep 161 | Risk Taking And Entrepreneurship With Beautiful Booze

    This episode is all about risk-taking and entrepreneurship with Natalie, creator, and founder of Beautiful Booze. An award-winning resource for cocktail enthusiasts, professional bartenders, brands, and travelers alike.
    Beautiful Booze is the spirited brainchild of a former home bartender turned cocktail influencer, who turned her passion for cocktails, entertaining and global adventures into one of the top booze and travel accounts in the U.S. You don’t have to have a recipe for everything. You have to be flexible and use the ingredients that you have because of traveling around.
    As the 2019 Nightclub & Bar Award Influencer of the Year, Beautiful Booze showcases unique libations, brands, and experiences in every corner of the world through!
    Natalie shares with us what it was like to leave a secure job of 12 years to live a nomadic lifestyle where she has been able to pursue her passion for travel and cocktails. She’s a representation of how you can create your reality, but it comes with trade-offs.
    In this episode, you’ll be inspired by the following:
    1. When you have nothing to lose, the only thing you lose is the fear.
    2. Life is all about risk-taking.
    There’s no overnight success.
    Remember, just keep going, you have to start somewhere, don’t try to perfect anything.
    Want to keep in touch with Natalie and all the amazing recipes that she’s creating on Beautiful Booze?
    Follow Natalie on the following social media platforms:
    IG: Beautiful Booze
    Website: Beautiful Booze
    Book: Beautiful Booze: Stylish Cocktails To Make At Home
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    • 41 min
    Ep 160 | More Nubia: Don’t Ask For Permission To Live Your Life

    Ep 160 | More Nubia: Don’t Ask For Permission To Live Your Life

    Don’t ask for permission to live your life. Nubia gets even more personal in this deeper segment about her life. She discusses parenthood and making tough decisions that impacted her relationships with her family and friends. 
    In this episode, Nubia is candid about how she works through her limiting beliefs and how despite these limited beliefs she’s living a life filled with gratitude and purpose. You can also check out Nubia's previous episode about her involvement with BlaxIt and how she created Black In Tulum.
    In this episode, you’ll be inspired by the following:
    1. Don’t ask for permission to live your life.
    2. Make sure you come first before anyone else in your life.
    3.Take care of your health first and foremost. 
    Want to visit or move to Tulum, Mexico? Then join Black In Tulum. Want to just high tail out of the US, then join BlaxIt Tribe. Are you looking for a travel and ex-pat coach? Then reach out to Nubia. 
    Follow Nubia on the following social media platforms:
    IG: ANuexperience
    Facebook: Nubia
    Be sure to sign up for The Layover so you have access to exclusive info. Then go ahead and leave us a review, send us an email, DM. anything, we’d love to support you as much as you’ve supported us.
    Click here to leave us a rating & a review on iTunes.
    Follow us on social media: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Pinterest | Join our Facebook Tribe
    IG: ANuexperience
    Facebook: Nubia
    Be sure to sign up for The Layover so you have access to exclusive info. Then go ahead and leave us a review, send us an email, DM. anything, we’d love to support you as much as you’ve supported us.
    Click here to leave us a rating & a review on iTunes.
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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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66 Ratings

66 Ratings

Peaceful_Warrior_Walks ,

So Love this Podcast

Much appreciation for the honesty and transparency in episode 158 “Nubia Interviews Frantzces.” Thank you for sharing your own examples that the process of living more authentically is so not linear. It’s the ebbs and flows that give you your story.

I’m glad to hear you’re back for a new season!

Bruja Mafufa ,

Monday Message ❤️❤️❤️

I really needed to find this today. Very wise words.

Marina 'The Trader Chick' ,

A varied source of information and fun

I love how this podcast is a combination of tips for improving social media, all things travel and on Mondays, you get a little motivational chat. This is so unique and interesting.

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