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Picky Girl Travels

Picky Girl Travels

By Adalia Aborisade
The Picky Girl Travels podcast was created for Black women who want more out of life. Join Adalia Aborisade as she shares insights gained from creating a life of her own design, including how she made it happen on a teacher's salary. Expect to hear from women living life to the fullest by defying convention, embracing adventure, and most importantly, doing so with no regrets.
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Never Too Late
In this episode, Adalia chats with Mikah Watford all about her journey from stripper to psychotherapist. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
01:05:22
March 27, 2021
What You Need to Know About Wills
In this episode, Adalia chats with Courtney Humphrey all about wills, probate, and succession. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
01:09:41
March 18, 2021
Living to Thrive NOT Just to Survive
In this episode, Adalia chats with Kenya Imani about how she paid off $23,000 in credit card debt en route to living life on her terms. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
43:54
March 7, 2021
Beyond Burnout
In this episode, Adalia chats with Natisha Willis about her journey to overcome burnout and unemployment to become an imposter syndrome coach. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
54:39
February 20, 2021
Prioritizing Your Safety
In this episode, Adalia chats with Tonda Linsey about the simple things we can do to stay safe in our daily lives as well as when we travel solo. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
01:01:32
February 6, 2021
Happy, Healthy and Whole
In this episode, Adalia chats with Adria Toliver about how vulnerability was the key to creating a life she loves. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
01:05:53
January 23, 2021
Sanity Thru Slow Travel
In this episode, Adalia chats with Todra Payne about choosing a life of slow nomadic travel instead of the traditional "American dream". Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
57:60
January 7, 2021
From Broke to NGO CEO
This week's episode is another in an ongoing series highlighting different ways to finance a life abroad. In this episode, Adalia chats with Michelle Pickering about how she moved to Uganda and founded her company with less than $1,500 in the bank. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
47:07
December 9, 2020
Being an Entrepreneur Abroad
This week's episode is the 10th in an ongoing series highlighting different ways to finance a life abroad. In this episode, Adalia chats with Jeannetta Craigwell-Graham about the ins and outs of entrepreneurship in East Africa as well as navigating the Danish visa process. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
46:48
October 22, 2020
Living the Dream
This week's episode is the 9th in an ongoing series highlighting different ways to finance a life abroad,  In this episode, Adalia chats with Lisa Lee professional genealogist turned IT specialist about her choice to join the Peace Corps at age 60. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2 for links to things mentioned in the episode. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
01:04:22
October 11, 2020
Designing a Life of Service
This week's episode is another in an ongoing series highlighting different ways to finance a life abroad,  In this episode, Adalia chats with Raven Gaddy about the various ways she's been able to live in Africa, Europe, and the Melanesian island of Fiji. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2 for links to things mentioned in the episode. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a voicemail here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
56:32
October 3, 2020
Success & Happiness Aren't Synonyms
In this episode, Adalia chats with Roshida Dowe about how she traded in her uber stressful 9-5, traveled the world, and accidentally retired.  Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/  You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a comment or question here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
01:17:15
September 24, 2020
Determination Conquers Disability
This week, Adalia chats with Eve Clark about how she travels the world despite her chronic illness.  Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/  You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support Feel free to leave a comment or question here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message
35:25
September 19, 2020
Hacking Your Happiness
This week, Adalia chats with Stephanie Perry about how she hacked her life and became a professional housesitter while also working to make sabbaticals accessible to Black women.  Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/  You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support
01:13:56
August 28, 2020
Life on YOUR Terms
In this episode, Adalia examines what it means to live a life you're truly happy with. She offers ideas for how to get started and overcome potential obstacles.  If you have a question or comment, leave a voice message here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/message Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/  You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support
24:12
August 28, 2020
Embracing Full-Time Travel
This week's episode is the seventh in an ongoing series highlighting different ways to finance a life abroad. This week, Adalia chats with Karen M. Ricks, about how she and her family travel full time while worldschooling her son. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/
47:22
August 15, 2020
Diplomat, Globetrotter, Mom
This week's episode is the sixth in an ongoing series highlighting different ways to finance a life abroad. I Adalia chats with Yvette Gaither, about her life as a diplomat with the US State Department and keeping her Black son safe. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/
44:33
August 3, 2020
Creating Community
In this week's episode, I was fortunate to have a conversation with an incredible group of sister-friends (Karissa, Latrice, Desiree, Ashley, and Roshuanda) whose enduring connection was created when they met while living and working outside of the US.  Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/ for links to things mentioned in the episode. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support
01:14:25
July 19, 2020
From Volunteer to Expat
This week, Adalia talks to Carille Guthrie about her unique path to becoming an expat that started as an architecture student at Howard University and has taken her through at least 59 countries over the last decade. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/ for links to things mentioned in the episode. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support
54:01
July 4, 2020
The Art of Winging It
This week's episode is the third in an ongoing series highlighting different ways to finance a life abroad. This week, Adalia talks to Kari von Ethridge about her experiences living in Spain for most of the last seven years. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/ for links to the programs mentioned in the episode. You can show your support for the podcast by becoming a patron here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support
01:25:25
June 26, 2020
Digital Nomadism Demystified
This week's episode is the second in an ongoing series that will highlight different ways to make a living while living abroad. Adalia talks to Ashlee Mclymont about life as a digital nomad doing freelance work. Check out the show notes here- http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/ You can show your support for the podcast here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support
01:00:26
June 12, 2020
Keeping it Real about Teaching Abroad
This week's episode is the first in an ongoing series that will focus on employment opportunities available overseas. Adalia talks to Meaghan, Tiffany, and Tia about what it's really like to teach abroad in the UAE, Mexico, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and China. Check out the show notes for links to the resources and programs mentioned in this episode. http://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/ You can show your support for the podcast here - https://anchor.fm/adalia-aborisade/support
01:26:01
June 7, 2020
Freedom Ain't Free
You can't start living life on your terms if you don't have any money 🤷🏽‍♀️. This week Adalia shares some tips, tricks, and strategies that helped her get her finances on track. For show notes go to https://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/
55:59
May 23, 2020
Roxanne is Unbothered
This week Adalia interviews all-around badass Roxanne Munson, who is living her best unbothered Black life in Mexico City. For show notes go to https://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/
01:07:43
May 14, 2020
Bucket List BS
Do you have a bucket list? Are you actively pursuing those experiences? This week Adalia shares why she thinks bucket lists are kinda whack. Show notes at https://pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/
43:22
May 13, 2020
Time to Start Living
This week on the very first episode of the Picky Girl Travels podcast. Adalia shares a little bit of her life story. Be warned that the audio isn't great because I'm still learning 🤷🏽‍♀️. Show notes are at www.pickygirltravelstheworld.com/podcast-2/
13:44
May 1, 2020