These podcasts are for women, by women. If you want to hear personal stories about how travel has the ability to transform your lifestyle, look no further. You have the opportunity to meet women across the globe through these inspiring podcasts and hear their own accomplishments, struggles, tips, and realizations throughout their journeys.
This podcast is for all you long-distance best friends out there. Imagine you and your best friend call each other from opposite sides of the world each week to discuss what is going on in your culture and day to day life…. Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman openly discuss daily life and the events that come with it in their weekly talk. “We’re highbrow and lowbrow, fiercely opinionated, and not afraid to realtalk each other about everything from menstrual cycles and body shaming to the Cheeto in Chief and workplace drama with devastating wit,” they share on their website. Call Your Girlfriend highlights the average woman and her day to day struggles in life, but also incorporates stories from the girl bosses and creators out there that are changing women’s lives across the world. Their podcast is entirely about what it means to be a woman and how we all share similar experiences in our own microspheres. Look forward to conversations about how a well dressed monster is still a monster, being a good ancestor, and friendship dilemmas.
Want to meet real life women and hear about their “van life” stories? Look no further. Laura Hughes, a woman living life on the road and calling a van home, hosts the podcast and shares stories from women she meets along the way. These women share their experiences re-centering and finding balance in their lives, finding freedom through their travel experiences, and healing from challenging experiences they have experienced. Their stories are motivational and prove that you really can travel solo as a woman and live a lifestyle like this. Each woman has a different story : Madison creates silver jewelry from the back of her 4×4 truck camper, Lauren took to the road after losing her husband months before in order to find herself in grief, and Martha creates custom bikinis for women of every size from her bus.
This one is for all you ladies out there that would rather have messy hair, dusty boots, and mud on your jeans at the end of the day. This podcast leaves no stone unturned when it comes to the great outdoors and the women in it — they discuss what it means to connect with nature and the journeys women have while traversing the great outdoors. She Explores has shared over 500 different women’s stories since its inception in 2014. You’ll have the opportunity to hear the personal experiences hundreds of women have had including how quitting and living a nomadic lifestyle has changed their life, finding their hearts in the desert, and overcoming trauma and adversity while in the wilderness.
Debbie is here to share her story with you. Born in the Philippines, she immigrated to the United States when she was only 4 years old. Through her struggles as an immigrant child in the states, she developed a love for culture and created a sense of identity for herself through her experiences. She dedicated her podcast to finding your purpose in life and living your greatest adventure. Learn how to be location independent, how to start up freelance writing, staying motivated while creating a business online, and taking the leap to start your adventure and buy your plane ticket. Her interviews are inspiring and we think you’ll enjoy them!
A podcast by Condé Nast Traveler that was created for women and about women who travel. They discuss what its like to travel as a woman and some hot button issues we all want to hear about… How in the world did you decide to become a solo female traveler? Where is it safe for me to travel alone or with my girlfriends? Are there any tips or tricks for being a solo female traveler so I don’t make the same mistakes you did? They’ve got it all. They will encourage you to take matters into your own hands, make the leap with confidence rather than fear, and to find a deeper connection with yourself while doing it.
This podcast was created by women of color and aims to share the unique perspectives of colored women about important topics like culture, travel, and their experiences from country to country. You can look forward to podcast episodes covering topics like “Without Language: A Haitian American Experience” and lighter topics like “Heal Thyself: Why Self-Care Should be At The Top Of Your Travel Checklist”. The podcast does a great job addressing issues that raise questions for some listeners or are challenges that we, as women, face in our daily lives. Some issues include feeling good and looking good and achieving a sense of belonging.
Go Solo LIVE! was created for you midlife solo female travelers out there that are living their best lives and experiencing the world on their own accord. Each podcast shares chapters from real women’s lives and shares their personal experiences traveling aboard alone. These stories reach beyond surface level “how to travel alone” or “where should I take a trip” — we learn what these adventures mean to these woman, how they handled traveling alone, and the inner and outer discoveries made during these travels. If you’re in the need of some travel inspiration and are trying to decide whether or not you’d like to travel on your own, this is a great listen. Some topics to look forward to include open dialogues about trusting your intuition, finding the confidence to shake things up and go outside the box, safe travels in places you may not think to go alone, and travel writing.
Meet Jackie. She was a girl who fell in love with travel and culture at the young age of 10 and over time began to lead a nomadic lifestyle. She shares stories of her travel experiences and teaches listeners how to make the most of their adventures (both money wise and experience wise). Her entire goal is to inspire you to get out there and buy your plane ticket today — instead of waiting, take a leap of face and discover what’s out there. If you’re in a rut and are lacking confidence about your travels or you don’t think you have the money to do it, see what she has to say. She may change your mind.