Point Noir

S.8: Culture, Fashion, and Travel feat. Jonah @kampind

An episode of Point Noir

By Point Noir
Travel and adventure stories for men of color, told by men of color. Host @jerry_the3rd cultivates perspectives of those who have taken the leap to explore life beyond their homes and comfort zones.
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S.26 - Chase That Deal feat. Keon Steele
Welcome to the Point! Today's session features born traveler and creator of Black and Well Traveled, Keon Steele (@keonjsteele). We sit today to talk about his views on travel and his mission to show that travel is possible and affordable for everyone. There are tons of tips on finding great deals and making travel more affordable and definitely don't forget to check out his site www.blackandwelltraveled.com or follow their IG (@blackandwelltraveled) for even more resources!πŸ“
December 11, 2018
S.25 Adventurer x Adventurer feat Kamal X
Welcome to the Point! Today's sessions features guest Kamal X (@rootedtraveler) who has not only a wealth of travel experience but also a lot of experience sharing his perspectives on life and adventure. We talk backpacking, Burning Man 2018, and why anyone can be a traveler, even without leaving the country. To keep up with Kamal's adventures and projects, follow him on instagram, check out his "We Are The Light" Podcast, or go to his website www.therootedproject.com !
December 4, 2018
S.24 - The Wayfarer Speaks feat. Kofi Mensah
Welcome to the Point! Today's session features adventurer, model, real estate professional, and all around globetrotter Kofi Mensah (@noirewayfarer). We learn about his travels across the 6 continents, jobs he's held that have allowed him to earn while exploring and even discuss self esteem and the power of nudism. Make sure to check out more of Kofi's thoughts and visuals at his website www.whilstaway.com after you enjoy today's episode!πŸ“
November 27, 2018
S.23 - Triple Digit Trippin' feat. Ronnie Dunston
Welcome to the Point! Today's special guest is Ronnie Dunston (@ronniedunston), an experienced traveller and co-founder of the brand Road to 100 Countries (@roadto100countries). We're super fortunate to have him on the show shortly after hitting his 100th country with his wife, Dr. Sheba and on the day of launching their new website Roadto100countries.com . Ronnie not only shares how he's been able to travel often for free while working a full time job but also how travel has opened his eyes and grown him as a person. Did someone say FREE TRAVEL?!? Check it out!!πŸ“
November 20, 2018
S.22 - Always More Trips feat. Kenyon Walker
Welcome to the Point! This week’s guest adventurer is Kenyon Walker (@punintened93). A true fan of the outdoors and authentic travel experiences, Kenyon talks about his many trips through the world, his perspective on cultivating authentic moments, as well as the types of activities he tries to engage in. You’ll definitely appreciate this young brother’s perspective so stay tuned!πŸ“
November 13, 2018
S.21 - A Human Experience feat. Daryl Parks
Welcome to the Point! Today we have featured a very special guest, Daryl Parks (@mattic_ghost_doctor). You may be more familiar with one of his artist aliases such as Mattic or Dr. Outer.. he is an emcee, artists, world traveller and philosopher of life. I'm thrilled he agreed to be on the show as he's one of my big brother figures I was lucky enough to meet while in France. I got a tonne out of this talk with Daryl and I think you will too with an open mind and a little time to relax and listen. Enjoy!πŸ“
November 6, 2018
Passport Winners Circle - #1
Welcome to the Point! Today is an historic session for us here at Point Noir and something we're too excited to share... our first group of passport sponsorship winners! Featuring a short clip to hear their perspective and progress on attaining a passport, we'll here from Josh Fulton (@kuro_blackk), Nik Knight (@nikatnightt), Jackie Whitmill Jr. (@sirjvice), Cory J Adventures (@coryj_adventures), and Terry Hardieway (@hardieway). All of this awesomeness wouldn't be possible without the guests who've contributed to the show thus far and also a dope travel company called Passportrequired.com (@passportreq). You guys are in for a treat and make sure to stay tuned to learn how you, or someone you know can be one of our next sponsorship winners!πŸ“
November 1, 2018
S.20 - Make "One Day..." Today! feat. Jasen B. George
Welcome to the Point! Joining us today is special guests Jasen B. George (@mrrenaissance_man_) a Brooklyn native and brother definitely on his travel grind! Hitting 8 trips in the past 5 months, we talk about his motivations to keep journeying, some of his top travel tips, as well as some of the positive impacts his travels have made on those around him. If the jaguar in the picture is any indication of how lit this episode is... well, sit down and tune in!πŸ“
October 23, 2018
S.19 - Pour La Culture feat. IsmaΓ«l Nobour
Welcome to the Point! Today's special guest is my french brother, drummer, music producer and lover of the culture.. IsmaΓ«l Nobour (@ismagram_music). We talk travel, Martinique, family, and recap some of our own world adventures together. You'll definitely appreciate hearing about blackness from a non USA perspective so what are you waiting for.. sit back and enjoy the show!πŸ“
October 16, 2018
S.18 - #SQWAAD Talk #1 feat. Lordell Rush II
Welcome to the Point! Today's special guest is musician, traveller, and culture cultivator Lordell Rush II (@damnlordell). In addition to being a bro with great perspective on the world he happens to be one of my closest friends so it's EXTRA dope to have him on the show. Let this be proof... this show is just adventurers chopping it up. Enjoy!πŸ“
October 9, 2018
S.17 - Clever Bastards feat. Darnell Lamont Walker
Welcome to the Point! Today's gust is Darnell Lamont Walker (@cleverbastard) a film maker, writer, entrepreneur and genuine adventurer! Darnell spends some time with us today sharing the variety of forms that travel can come in. His minimal stuff/maximum value style has even had success with his travel company Passport Required passportrequired.com which has done over 30 trips in the past 3 years. You'll love today's eye opening episode and more information about his films can be found at outsidethehousedoc.com and therapemovie.com. Cheers!πŸ“
October 2, 2018
S.16 - Teachings From Taipei feat. Patrick Springer
Welcome to the Point! Today's guest features long term expat and adventurer Patrick Springer (@proliphic) all the way from Taiwan. Patrick shares a boat load of knowledge about culture, his arrival to Taiwan, and his views on travel in general. Patrick is also co-owner of the travel brand CP Travels and creator of the ezine "Perspectives." You can find all of that at cptravels.com after you sit a spell and hear the wise words he has to share on the interview.. see you on the flip side!πŸ“
September 25, 2018
S.15 - China 101 feat. Chris Campbell
Welcome to the Point! Today we host athlete, lawyer, and entrepreneur Chris Campbell (@teamlikethesoup). Chris shares with us his beginnings of his interest in China, and the things he discovered along the way as he continued his education there and became fluent in the language. Everything you wanted to know to have a strong start in this global powerhouse of a country is here.. so sit back and tune in! πŸ“
September 18, 2018
S.14 - Get Your Life (Woo!) feat. Dr. Donte Flanagan
Welcome to the Point! Joining us to day is a globe trotting, boundary bending, medical professional by the name of Dr. Donte Flanagan (@doc.flanagan). If there's any way we could have had more fun on this interview, we couldn't think of it! Donte was kind enough to share some of his top travel tips for saving money, advice for those seeking a career in the medical field, and a tonne of comedic moments to boot. You all are gonna love this one so stay tuned to the Point!πŸ“
September 11, 2018
S.13: Mister Travelpreneur feat. Travis Levius
Welcome to the Point! Today we follow the incredible journey of traveler @misterlevius from his beginnings as an assistant school teacher to his current career as a luxury travel content creator. Not only do we explore a few moments in travel life from someone experiencing the best a location has to offer, but we talk about mindsets you can adopt to achieve in your own life. Put your fancy hats on and pinkies in the air.. this session is dripping with classπŸ‘ŒπŸΎπŸ“
September 4, 2018
S.12: Driven by Design! feat. Kenneth O'Veal
Welcome to the Point! Today we speak to adventurer, designer, and culture advocate Kenneth O'Veal (@the_malibu_ken) and dive deep into his world travels. Tokyo fashion, Dutch black history, life affirming moments in Africa... today, we go there! You guys are in for a treat, so sit back and get ready to pick up a whole lot of perspective in today's session!πŸ“
August 28, 2018
S.11: Living the Laptop Lifestyle feat. Ant Rivera
Welcome to the Point! We hit all the high notes today with our guest Ant (ant_619). He's not only an adventurer, an Instagram pro (@millennials.abroad + @themelanintravelclub), but an up and coming digital nomad as well! From Latvia to Columbia, he's carving his path through the world and graciously spent some time with us to share his journey. Stay tuned!πŸ“
August 21, 2018
S.10: Adventure-Itis feat. Quentin Butler
Welcome to the Point! It was just under a year ago that today's guest, Quentin Butler (@oneminimalist), sold his possessions, packed a bag, and set out backpacking through Asia and Africa.. and we have the fortune of hearing about his travels and insights on today's session. Not only that, but we did this after a full brunch, live in a shady park.. the perfect conditions to tell stories! From living in a traditional Maasai village in Kenya, to island hopping through southeast Asia, this is an adventure packed session you're bound to dig!πŸ“
August 14, 2018
S.9: Expanding Experience feat. Kyle Speed
Welcome to Point Noir! Today we feature Kyle Speed (@ikylespeed) who brings his tales and philosophies of life and travel to the show. A real estate agent, adventurer, and former D1 track athlete.. this young man has successfully navigated through life and his adventures with a positivity and determination all his own. Learn what insights he's picked up along the way as you enjoy today's session!πŸ“
August 7, 2018
S.8: Culture, Fashion, and Travel feat. Jonah @kampind
Welcome to the Point.. we’ve made it to Session 8! Today we feature Jonah @kampind who’s unique story encouraged him to relocate from the US to the U.K., exploring new regions along the way. Sharing his experiences growing up in a 1st generation Ugandan household, studying abroad after 9/11 and his current projects around the culture of Chicago.. Jonah has a nugget or two of perspective to share for anyone looking to broaden their idea of the world!πŸ“
August 1, 2018
S.7: Where There's A Will! feat. Will Edmond
Welcome to the Point! Today's session features adventurer extraordinaire, Will Edmond @willedmond! We sit down and jam over a (vegan) Thai meal and dive into his world travels. This is another live, unscripted session with all of the ambiance and extra adventure sauce.. so get your chopsticks ready, this is a full course meal!πŸ“
July 24, 2018
S.6: Man On A Mission feat. Jon Robert
Welcome to the Point! Today's session features Jon Robert @thejonrobert! Jon shares his passion and experience for travel, cuisine, and saving money along the way to his new goal of hitting 35 countries by the age of 35! We also discuss his career in the hospitality industry and how it influenced him to create his new travel page, @whereinntheworld. Make sure to take notes on this episode!πŸ“
July 18, 2018
S.5: YGTS, Yes.. You! feat. Ty Cunningham
Welcome to the Point! Today's session features Ty Cunningham @blkphoenix! Tune in to hear us discuss passport cards, Morocco, and Toronto eh? An entrepreneur as well, we talk about his clothing brand YGTS (@officialygts) and advice for adventurers wanting to get started.
July 10, 2018
S.4: Dos Aventureros feat. Roddrick West
Welcome to the Point! In this live session, @jerry_the3rd trades perspectives and crushes a few brews with fellow adventurer Roddrick West (@rod_we). Indentity, relationships, perspecitve.. everything gets a little shine in this episode! Sit back, pour a refreshing drink of choice, and toast to adventure with us here at The Point!
July 3, 2018
S.3: Domestic Discoveries feat. @coryj_adventures
Welcome to the Point! This session features a bro with a cool POV on travel within the USA. @jerry_the3rd and @coryj_adventures talk white drum circles, nature, and his youtube vlog, Just Go. Keep it locked ya'll!
June 19, 2018
S.2: Bold Bets & Boats feat. Zahir Roberts
Welcome to the Point! In this session, @jerry_the3rd cuts up with Zahir Roberts (@zah_pasdedeux)! We have it all in play today: boats, self discovery, and a Eurotrip of unsupervised minors.. bring your popcorn for this session of Point Noir!
June 19, 2018
S.1: Finding Home feat. @urbandan
Welcome to the Point! On this very special first session, @jerry_the3rd hosts adventurer Daniel Young (@urbandan) to help kick this off right! They talk Colombia, Hawaii, and dealing with negative influences to accomplish your travel goals.
June 19, 2018
S.0: Introducing Point Noir feat. @jerry_the3rd
Welcome to the Point! In this Special Session 0, host @jerry_the3rd formally introduces himself and Point Noir to the Podcast Universe. This session is short and sweet.. stay tuned though, the journey is only beginning here at Point Noir! Make sure to subscribe and rate the show to keep up with all of our new releases!
June 13, 2018
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