Cultured AF. Soul Society 101 is Travel, Food & Culture from the lens of young black professionals and creatives! Each episode we invite a special guest - we share inspirational stories, dive into black pop culture, drop travel gems and in between we talk smack and crack jokes. For us, by us. Soul Society 101 The Podcast.
S3 E8 “ The Rebirth” w/ @GloGraphics
Host Rondel Holder (Instagram: @kingronthedon) talks with boss blogger, travel content creator and retreat curator, Gloria Atanmo (Instagram: @glographics.)
In this episode they discuss her emergency surgery abroad and how it changed her life, moving to Malta, how growing up Nigerian in America has shaped her (Naija no dey carry last!), her Sisterhood Circle Retreats, how she has literally glowed up being a solo female Black woman traveler and her new online course Blog Like A Boss! Recorded in Memphis, TN.
S3 E7 “The Travel Rebel” w/ @gabbok17
Host Rondel Holder (Instagram: @kingronthedon) talks with videographer and traveling dad, Gab (Instagram: @gabbok17.)
After speaking to Gab, it’s easy to realize he is a travel dare devil of sorts. The two have a great convo about him getting arrested multiple times overseas, being a Congolese refugee in Paris, the African vs. African American experience in Italy, visiting countries at war, the crazy stuff people say when they think you don’t understand their language, his travels to over 100 countries and experiences bringing his 7 year old daughter with him to 30 of them! Recorded in Memphis, TN.
S3 E6 “Kids Don’t Stop The Show!” w/ @thetravelingchild
Host Rondel Holder (Instagram: @kingronthedon) talks with mom and full time family traveler, Monet Hambrick (Instagram: @thetravelingchild. Monet drops all the tips on traveling with children and shattering the misconceptions as she’s been to Thailand, Australia, Kenya and more with her kids! We also talk about parenting in 2019, concerns about showing her kids on social media, her new childrens book “The Traveling Child Goes To,” Black representation, the journey from Human Resources to full time travel content creator, her worst travel day ever, favorite destinations and so much more! Recorded in Brooklyn, NY.
S3 E5 “135 Days In West Africa” w/ @tokitonegrito
Host Rondel Holder (Instagram: @kingronthedon) talks with world traveler, videographer and Africa advocate Tokito (Instagram: @tokitonegrito. Tokito spent a whopping 135 days traveling in West Africa including Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mali, The Gambia and more. It brought him many adventures from being arrested, to hanging with exotic animals, from getting malaria to many amazing life lessons. His goal is to get Black people to Africa, asap! Recorded in Brooklyn, NY.
S3 E4 “LA to Caribbean travel” w/ @ onegrloneworld
Recorded in Los Angeles, CA, host Rondel Holder (Instagram: @kingronthedon) talks with Caribbean travel influencer Francesca (Instagram: @onegrloneworld. They discuss shifting the narrative of what a Black traveler looks like, living and working in France and Italy, dispelling the myths of native New Yorkers and native Angelenos, favorite Caribbean islands, speaking several languages and why she loved Martinique.
S3 E3 “Tour of Southern Africa” w/ @LeChicboheme
Recorded in Brooklyn, NY, host Rondel Holder (Instagram: @kingronthedon) talks with fashion, lifestyle and travel influencer Yanique (Instagram: @LeChicBoheme.) They discuss traveling through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Safari adventures, communicating with animals, pilots leaving the cockpit mid-flight and more.
The BEST Travel Podcast
This podcast is AMAZING. Well informed guests, colorful storytelling and hilarious commentary. It definitely delivers unique perspectives and helps me escape the everyday struggle of NYC transit system.
Makes me want to travel more!!!
This podcast is definitely one of my top 3.It makes me want to travel more as I keep adding on to my list. My favorite episodes are when his wife is on, I love the way they feed off each other. Please hurry with season 3. I’m patiently waiting😬
Informative and Real!
I find the content in the episodes extremely useful and descriptive. I have to be honest though. My favorite episodes are the episodes that feature his wife as a guest. LOVE her commentary! She’s witty and real.