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Wondering how the pandemic is affecting people around the globe? Has it made you rethink priorities? Are you seeking a new adventure? A new life? Sometimes we have to get lost for awhile to live found and free. Here we talk about essential journeys that lead us home to the people we were created to be. My guests, masters of reinvention and growth, will share their travel go-to places and give insider tips on where and how to take timeouts in their backyards. They’ll inspire and empower you to take the next step to planning YOUR new adventure, to living YOUR best life. I’m Cindy McCain, travel writer and blogger at Southern Girl Gone Global where I share my journey as an empty nest survivor and former expat. After living 3 years in Morocco and the Caribbean, I’m back in Nashville teaching university English, telling travel tales from 27 countries, and coaching others as they write theirs. I’m so excited to introduce you to some of the colorful cohorts I’ve met from around the world whose heads and hearts push me to press on in growth, live by core values, never settle. Hear how they followed their bliss using Joseph Campbell's stages of the hero's journey and how their lives have changed since. Music Credits Season 1: Carole Edwards, "Come and Run Away with Me," Chris Haugen, "Casablanca Caravan," Dan Lebowitz, "Mysteries" Photo Credits: Cindy McCain and Guests

Wondering how the pandemic is affecting people around the globe? Has it made you rethink priorities? Are you seeking a new adventure? A new life? Sometimes we have to get lost for awhile to live found and free. Here we talk about essential journeys that lead us home to the people we were created to be. My guests, masters of reinvention and growth, will share their travel go-to places and give insider tips on where and how to take timeouts in their backyards. They’ll inspire and empower you to take the next step to planning YOUR new adventure, to living YOUR best life. I’m Cindy McCain, travel writer and blogger at Southern Girl Gone Global where I share my journey as an empty nest survivor and former expat. After living 3 years in Morocco and the Caribbean, I’m back in Nashville teaching university English, telling travel tales from 27 countries, and coaching others as they write theirs. I’m so excited to introduce you to some of the colorful cohorts I’ve met from around the world whose heads and hearts push me to press on in growth, live by core values, never settle. Hear how they followed their bliss using Joseph Campbell's stages of the hero's journey and how their lives have changed since. Music Credits Season 1: Carole Edwards, "Come and Run Away with Me," Chris Haugen, "Casablanca Caravan," Dan Lebowitz, "Mysteries" Photo Credits: Cindy McCain and Guests

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Wondering how the pandemic is affecting people around the globe? Has it made you rethink priorities? Are you seeking a new adventure? A new life? Sometimes we have to get lost for awhile to live found and free. Here we talk about essential journeys that lead us home to the people we were created to be. My guests, masters of reinvention and growth, will share their travel go-to places and give insider tips on where and how to take timeouts in their backyards. They’ll inspire and empower you to take the next step to planning YOUR new adventure, to living YOUR best life. I’m Cindy McCain, travel writer and blogger at Southern Girl Gone Global where I share my journey as an empty nest survivor and former expat. After living 3 years in Morocco and the Caribbean, I’m back in Nashville teaching university English, telling travel tales from 27 countries, and coaching others as they write theirs. I’m so excited to introduce you to some of the colorful cohorts I’ve met from around the world whose heads and hearts push me to press on in growth, live by core values, never settle. Hear how they followed their bliss using Joseph Campbell's stages of the hero's journey and how their lives have changed since. Music Credits Season 1: Carole Edwards, "Come and Run Away with Me," Chris Haugen, "Casablanca Caravan," Dan Lebowitz, "Mysteries" Photo Credits: Cindy McCain and Guests

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English

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6292558188


Episodes

Season 2: Talking Angela Correll's Writing Journey and Retreats

1/4/2022
Welcome to Part 2 of my conversation with Angela Correll, author of the May Hollow Trilogy. This episode is for readers, writers, creatives of all kinds. She’ll share her writing journey, process, and a new project. She’ll also talk about opportunities she can provide for solo writing retreats and creative community. Be sure to hear her story in Part 1 and read the blogpost on how she wanted a simpler life and found it in Stanford, KY with her husband, Jess. There they live on a sustainable...

Duration:00:19:17

Special Edition Part 1: Talking 3 Magical Places in 2022 for Getting Back to What's Important with Angela Correll

1/1/2022
Welcome to a special edition of Travel People: Living Authentic Lives, Finding Kindred Spirits, Fulfilling Dreams. Today Best-selling author Angela Correll, takes us to 3 little villages with big hearts. Her story inspires us to see problems as possibilities, to create something that satisfies the soul and benefits others, to embrace who and what matters most, to remember our roots and spread our wings. I talked with Angela in Stanford, Kentucky where she lives on a farm with her husband,...

Duration:00:30:11

S2 Summer Bonus Addition: Talking Screenings, Stars, and Connections at Cannes Film Festival with Toni Thompson

7/27/2021
00:01 Series Intro 00:32 Meet Toni Thompson, traveler to 70 countries including volunteering in five. She served in the Peace Corps in Ecuador, lived 4 years in Venezuela. As an occupational therapist, she teaches cultural competency. July 5-17 she attended the 2021 (74th) Cannes Film Festival in France and shares stories from the Red Carpet, film screenings, parties, and a Master Class with Matt Damon. Find out how to get there or enjoy your local film festivals. 1:26 How she got an...

Duration:00:31:56

S2 E4 Pt2 Talking Switzerland, Ireland, NOLA, Cali with Elaine & Scott Harris

7/24/2021
Elaine and Scott Harris--Journalists, Sommeliers, and TV Hosts--discuss Switzerland, Ireland, New Orleans, Central Coast of California, and advice on a happy life. Cuisineist.com https://cuisineist.com/ *YouTube version w/ photos &videos by Scott and Elaine Harris, Canva:...

Duration:00:29:04

S2 E4 Pt1 Talking Food, Drink from Vegas to Switzerland with Journalists Elaine & Scott Harris

7/21/2021
Meet Elaine and Scott Harris, Journalists, Sommeliers, and Hosts of Cuisineist Confidential based in Las Vegas, Nevada. They’ll soon be adding to their vast portfolio of publications and projects (https://muckrack.com/elaine-harris) a new event space--Vino Las Vegas-- and a new series for TheVegasFix.com. They share another side of Vegas from celebrity chefs pivoting during pandemic closures to life off the strip including state parks for the family nearby. They share favorite destinations...

Duration:00:24:19

S3 E3 Talking Amalfi Coast & Capri with Italian Tour Guide Rosa Candela

7/9/2021
If I could return to only one European area and stay awhile, it would be Italy's Amalfi Coast. I met Rosa Candela on my birthday last March (2021) at her online Airbnb experience: https://www.airbnb.it/experiences/1508893 My friend, Sally, who gave me this gift, joined us from Virginia. Rosa shared her family recipe and technique for making limoncello--truly the hit of the summer with my family. In late May she joined me for this episode from her Salerno terrace overlooking the Tyrrhenian...

Duration:00:27:44

S2 E 2: Talking Naples, Pompeii and Beyond with Archeologists and Guides Raffaele Romano and Riccardo Bilotto of GrandTourExperience.com

6/21/2021
Take a walk in the Historic Center of Naples with Raffaele Romano and Riccardo Bilotto, Archeologists and Official Tour Guides at GrandTourExperience.com. They share discoveries at Pompeii, wine secrets, their must-sees in Campania, Italy and beyond. You'll understand why Goethe said, "See Naples and Die." YouTube recording with images and videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxroOqSCJI0&t=944s Sources: Images courtesy of GrandTourExpereince.com, Google Maps, Creative Commons,...

Duration:00:18:52

S2 E1 Part 2: Talking Dubai and Beyond with International Teacher Amy Fairfield

6/14/2021
Meet International Educator Amy Fairfield, another southern girl gone global, who I met while teaching with her in Morocco. Since then she has taught in Hamburg, Germany and traveled even more of Europe. Now she is in Dubai and pre-pandemic was exploring the Middle East and Asia. In Part 1 we hear how Dubai and Abu Dhabi—part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-- are handling the pandemic and what to do and see in Dubai and the surrounding area including Oman once borders reopen. In Part 2 we...

Duration:00:14:05

S2 E1 Part 1: Talking Dubai and Beyond with International Teacher Amy Fairfield

6/11/2021
Meet International Educator Amy Fairfield, another southern girl gone global, who I met while teaching with her in Morocco. Since then she has taught in Hamburg, Germany and traveled even more of Europe. Now she is in Dubai and pre-pandemic was exploring the Middle East and Asia. In Part 1 we’ll hear how Dubai and Abu Dhabi of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are handling the pandemic and what to do and see in Dubai and Oman once borders reopen. In Part 2 , we’ll hear about her adventures in...

Duration:00:18:43

S1 E7: Talking Sarasota, Florida Relocation with Yoga Studio Owner Claudia Baeza

4/19/2021
One year after Covid changed our world, I talked with Claudia Baeza, owner of PIneapple Yoga + Cycling Studio in Sarasota, Florida, about the healing, holistic practice of yoga for those with anxiety and depression caused by Covid-fatigue. Since visiting her studio and learning about her non-profit, The Dharma Footprint Project, providing yoga to groups below, I've been a fan. She tells us why and how she made a move from Boston to the beach and has never looked back. We discuss why Sarasota...

Duration:00:17:59

S1 Holiday Bonus Edition: Talking Tarpon Springs, Greek Village in Florida with Largest Epiphany Celebration in Northern Hemisphere, with Dr. Vincent Huth

12/24/2020
Ready for a road trip to better weather? How about an escape to Europe without leaving the US? Looking for an affordable place to retire on a beach? My friend Dr. Vincent Huth, former university professor, Director of Counseling, columnist, coach, and traveler to all 7 continents, planned to retire on either the coast of Spain or Ireland. Then he discovered Tarpon Springs, Florida, a Greek village on the Gulf Mexico. Tarpon Springs, sponge capital of the world, has the highest percentage of...

Duration:00:24:33

S1 E6: Talking School and Snowbirds with Morgan Henderson, Award-winning Florida Vacation Host

11/15/2020
“Winter is coming,” a truth more ominous than it was on Game of Thrones. Those of us in areas too cold to be outdoors wonder how, where, and when to gather safely with extended family. Schools are going remote (again). Whether you’re a seasoned snowbird or someone who thought road trips to beaches are for summers only… whether you’’re a parent playing teacher who needs a stimulating remote classroom for your kids and/or working from home and need to escape now or forever… Meet Morgan...

Duration:00:21:31

S1 E5 Part 2:Talking Exploring 100 Countries in 2 Years with David and Kendra Lucas

7/6/2020
Kendra and David Lucas, friends from my salsa dancing community in Nashville, Tennessee, are living Phase One of their dream. In February they left 3 jobs to travel 100 countries in 2 years in search of a new place to settle. From Thailand they tell us what they'll do when they find that place, why they chose to live abroad, and how they're connecting with a community of travelers, international teachers, and kindred spirits around the world. They share from their hearts reasons they left...

Duration:00:50:38

S1 E5 Part 1:Talking Exploring 100 Countries in 2 Years with David and Kendra Lucas

7/4/2020
Do you dream of travel again one day? Of starting over somewhere else or just getting lost for awhile? Meet my friends Kendra and David Lucas who left Nashville, TN in February to travel to 100 countries in 2 years. I caught up with them in Thailand where they've been stranded for months. Find out why they went there when borders began closing, where they'd been before, and where they are headed next. See their video explaining how they are doing this extended world tour and why. If you're...

Duration:00:40:26

S1 E4: Talking Oregon with Dr. Kim Roberts

6/19/2020
Have you ever been on a vacation and wanted to stay? Is there a place where your body relaxes and your heart whispers that you are home? How do we make major moves happen? How in the era of Covid-19 do we accept and navigate unwanted change? Join a talk with Dr. Kim Roberts, a psychotherapist who moved to Jacksonville, Oregon with her husband, Andy, to live a new dream. Kim's many lives will inspire you. In the year of the Great American Road Trip, she'll convince you there's nowhere like...

Duration:01:10:08

S1 E3: Talking France with Travel Writer and Blogger Janice Chung

5/31/2020
How is the world coping with changes caused by the pandemic? Are you needing an escape? Have you ever dreamed of vacationing in Paris, Provence, the French Riviera? Or have you already fallen in love with France and want to return for some unique, new experiences? Join my conversation with an old friend, Janice Chung, Canadian award-winning writer and blogger at FranceTravelTips. She shares with us her favorite experiences after 34 pilgrimages to the country she calls her "heart's home."...

Duration:00:42:31

S1 E2: Talking Morocco with Kate Woods, Australian Expat/Tour Operator at MoroccoBespoke

5/24/2020
How are you coping with changes caused by the pandemic? Are you needing a new job, career, adventure, life? Meet Kate Woods of MoroccoBespoke.com. In 2014 each of us flew from empty nests--hers in Melbourne, Australia, mine in Nashville, Tennessee-- and landed in Marrakech, Morocco. She’s still there. Learn how she and other expats are coping with lockdown, a curfew, and closed borders since March 16. If you’ve fallen under Morocco’s spell, relive the magic. If you haven’t been yet, learn...

Duration:00:43:38

S1 E1: Talking Spain with Monica Chantada, Camino de Santiago Guide, Life Coach

5/23/2020
Meet Monica Fernandez Chantada, a master of reinvention and growth. She'll inspire you with her journey to the life she wanted from Madrid HR Specialist to Nashville, Tennessee teacher to Camino de Santiago Guide/Life Coach/Airbnb Super Host in gorgeous Galicia. Learn how Spain is coping with the pandemic, how to choose the Camino right for you with her company, Spanish Steps, and how to explore the world, her country, and her backyard. Join the conversation as we relive terrific treks...

Duration:00:42:12