The Traveling Black Women Podcast

by Nadine D.

The dream of traveling the world has become increasingly real for more Black women in the past decade. Join Nadine D. and fellow Traveling Black Women as they discuss the joys, frustrations, and nuances of international travel for Black women. Each episode is filled with laughter, travel advice, engaging stories, and the inspiration to go see the world.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • S3, E1: Breaking Barriers - Black Women Tour Guides in Africa

    S3, E1: Breaking Barriers - Black Women Tour Guides in Africa

    In this inspiring episode of the Traveling Black Women Podcast, we delve into the world of female tour operators in Africa. This episode spotlights Mrs. Lynett Nakamanya, a pioneering tour operator in the East Africa region. Lynett stands out as one of the few women leading in this traditionally male-dominated industry. She joins us to share her unique experiences and insights, shedding light on the challenges and triumphs she has encountered along the way.

  • Season 2

  • Episode 2.3 - Traveling through the Diaspora


    Episode 2.3 - Traveling through the Diaspora


    On this episode of The Traveling Black Women Podcast, Nadine chats with Christina Belloge, Founder of Melanin Travels Magic - An online tour operator specializing in discovering Black heritage throughout the African diaspora. Whether it's food, music, art, or culture, Melanin Travels Magic is dedicated to connecting people of African descent around the world.

  • Episode 2.2: Good Vibes Only!

    Episode 2.2: Good Vibes Only!

    What is travel etiquette? They say travel turns you into a storyteller... Listen in on this fun conversation between Traveling Black Women, Daniele, Keisha, Lauren and I (Nadine), as we share our purpose for traveling and the kick we get out of expecting the unexpected! Together, the four of us have been to Guatemala, Guadeloupe, Colombia, and Mozambique! In this episode, we chat about the do's and don'ts of traveling, researching the cultural norms in unfamiliar destinations, and staying open to how other people experience life. Not only do we share a few of our own crazy travel stories together, but we offer some advice on how to keep the good vibes going on group trips!

  • Episode 2.1: Self Love & Travel

    Episode 2.1: Self Love & Travel

    Welcome to Season 2 of the Traveling Black Women Podcast with your host Nadine!! In this first episode I am chatting with Esha Herbert-Davis, founder of the Carnivalista Lifestyle, as she shares 3 ways to experience self-love through travel. This is a discussion that you won't want to miss! We really dig into the ways we treat ourselves on vacation and the way we treat ourselves "in real life." Tune In! ***To find out more about the Ultimate Girls' Getaway mentioned in this episode visit:

  • Bonus Episode: Voices from the Diaspora


    Bonus Episode: Voices from the Diaspora


    Dive into The Traveling Black Women Podcast's special bonus episode featuring Emilia, better known as @blackgermantraveler. In this episode, we revisit our engaging 2022 IG Live from the Voices from the Diaspora series. Tune in as Emilia shares her captivating experiences traveling through America's beloved cities—LA, Vegas, NY, and Miami—while highlighting the rich beauty and unity within the Black diaspora. This episode not only explores the diverse narratives of Traveling Black Women throughout the diaspora, but also promises laughter and profound insights about traveling solo as a women. Don't miss this blend of humor and cultural exploration. And, make sure to follow @blackgermantraveler on Instagram for a daily dose of hilarity and travel inspiration!