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Welcome to Chronicles Abroad, a podcast that uses travel to highlight stories of personal growth. We’re just two middle-aged, single, empty nesters who decided to start a podcast about living, working and traveling abroad. Each week we’ll spotlight the stories of courageous world travelers, creative wanderers and digital nomads who share their incredible experiences of the world through their eyes. We provide tips, resource, and hacks for the curious traveler in you! Whether you’re a lover of travel or just someone who is ready for a change, we have something for everyone!

Welcome to Chronicles Abroad, a podcast that uses travel to highlight stories of personal growth. We’re just two middle-aged, single, empty nesters who decided to start a podcast about living, working and traveling abroad. Each week we’ll spotlight the stories of courageous world travelers, creative wanderers and digital nomads who share their incredible experiences of the world through their eyes. We provide tips, resource, and hacks for the curious traveler in you! Whether you’re a lover of travel or just someone who is ready for a change, we have something for everyone!

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to Chronicles Abroad, a podcast that uses travel to highlight stories of personal growth. We’re just two middle-aged, single, empty nesters who decided to start a podcast about living, working and traveling abroad. Each week we’ll spotlight the stories of courageous world travelers, creative wanderers and digital nomads who share their incredible experiences of the world through their eyes. We provide tips, resource, and hacks for the curious traveler in you! Whether you’re a lover of travel or just someone who is ready for a change, we have something for everyone!

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 165 | Nubia & Frantzces Get Candid About Podcasting

12/9/2020
Nubia and Frantzces get candid about podcasting. They share 5 specific reasons why Chronicles Abroad hasn’t been as consistent as they used to be. A lot has changed since the inception of Chronicles Abroad and Nubia & Frantzces are juggling quite a few different businesses. Nubia’s Black & Tulum group recently hit 10k, she’s also managing the BlaxIt group, and her travel consulting/coaching business, while Frantzces is finishing her book and re-launching her coaching program on top of...

Duration:00:26:46

Ep 164 | Shanette From The She Voyage Self-Care Is The Best Care

11/18/2020
Shanette from The She Voyage shared with us that self-care is the best care. She felt like she wasn’t growing in her home environment. She felt stagnant as if she wasn’t growing. Shanette made herself too accessible to the people at home and felt that she continued to put herself last. She was looking for several opportunities outside of her home state and she found one! Shanette spent that time alone discovering herself and being by herself. She most importantly learned to say no. In Asia,...

Duration:00:21:34

Ep 163 | Liz The Global Marathon Runner w/a Cause

10/28/2020
Liz is a global marathon runner who has run in various marathons in countries such as Afganistan, Beirut, Malaysia, the Ivory Coast, and more. She took to running as a way to grapple with her father’s passing. Soon after, she decided to combine her new love of running with her passion for travel and deep, deliberate exploration of other cultures. In early 2019, Liz launched Run to Reach, an 18-month marathon fundraising campaign with the goal of running 30 marathons in 30 countries before...

Duration:00:46:21

Ep 162 | It’s Okay To Reinvent Yourself w/Cepee from She Hit Refresh

10/14/2020
Cepee has been supporting women to reinvent themselves in various stages in their lives. We caught up with her to see how she and her community of Refreshers of She Hit Refresh were doing. This episode was recorded during the early stages of COVID-19. During this time, Cepee had to pivot and readjust her business to meet her community’s needs. We talked a lot about what it means to reinvent yourself and how to embrace learning new skills and the reinvention journey. She believes that moving...

Duration:00:37:21

Ep 161 | Risk Taking And Entrepreneurship With Beautiful Booze

10/7/2020
This episode is all about risk-taking and entrepreneurship with Natalie, creator, and founder of Beautiful Booze. An award-winning resource for cocktail enthusiasts, professional bartenders, brands, and travelers alike. Beautiful Booze is the spirited brainchild of a former home bartender turned cocktail influencer, who turned her passion for cocktails, entertaining and global adventures into one of the top booze and travel accounts in the U.S. You don’t have to have a recipe for...

Duration:00:24:19

Ep 160 | More Nubia: Don’t Ask For Permission To Live Your Life

9/30/2020
Don’t ask for permission to live your life. Nubia gets even more personal in this deeper segment about her life. She discusses parenthood and making tough decisions that impacted her relationships with her family and friends. In this episode, Nubia is candid about how she works through her limiting beliefs and how despite these limited beliefs she’s living a life filled with gratitude and purpose. You can also check out Nubia's previous episode about her involvement with BlaxIt and how she...

Duration:00:47:30

Ep 159 | Frantzces Interviews Nubia: You Are The Creator Of Your Life

9/16/2020
Frantzces interviews Nubia who says you are the creator of your life. She shares what she’s been up to for the last 16 months living in Mexico. In this episode, she shares how and why she built Black In Tulum a wildly popular Facebook providing events and excursions and other related guided tour services for people of color visiting Tulum, Mexico. She also shares why she became heavily involved in BlaxIt, another popular group providing resources and support to Black Americans who want to...

Duration:00:48:36

Ep 158 | Nubia Interviews Frantzces About Trusting The Process

9/2/2020
Nubia interviews Frantzces about trusting the process. This episode is in full transparency as Frantzces shares her personal story about what made her transition abroad, and the internal battles that she experienced throughout the years. Fear and uncertainty could've stopped her from taking risks but she leaped forward without a real game plan so that she can not only heal but also to find deeper purpose and meaning in her life. In this episode you'll be inspired by the following: 1....

Duration:00:37:42

Ep 157 | Nubia And Frantzces Are Spilling The Tea

8/19/2020
We're spilling the tea! This is a special episode for us. We're spilling the tea about our hiatus. Now, you know we don't sugarcoat anything and we've always been transparent and authentic about everything that we do. But, we've been gone for a very long time, and there are specific reasons as to why that was. In this episode, we discuss what's been going on behind the scenes with us and we spill the tea on how our friendship was tested and what's next for Chronicles Abroad and some of the...

Duration:00:27:41

Ep 15 | Monday Message With Frantzces The Beauty Of Perspectives

4/27/2020
Perspectives help us to reframe the challenges in our lives. It's the subtle shift in perspective that allows us to understand what's happening in the world around us. It's a conscious decision that we must decide to make. It's times like this that urges us to change our perspectives, to reframe how we used to look at things, and to reframe how we currently are looking at things. What other perspectives could we adopt during this critical time in our lives, so that it creates more...

Duration:00:07:09

Ep 14 | Monday Message With Frantzces The Compassionate Mind

4/20/2020
In a time of crisis, we vacillate between several emotions. Whether it be sadness, happiness, grief, anger and it's exhausting at times. What we need in times of crisis isn't just empathy but also compassion. Compassion is a natural tendency since it is essential for human survival, so compassion is what keeps us going. It really makes us feel good because engaging in generous acts of kindness is so pleasurable. There are even more ways that compassion benefits our lives. Tune in as...

Duration:00:08:13

Ep 13 | Monday Message With Frantzces Storms Are Seasonal

4/13/2020
The storms in our lives are seasonal. Some may think that storms come to disrupt our lives but really, storms come to do many things, such as clear our paths for deeper connection and clarity. Dr. Myles Munroe is a pastor and motivational speaker. Frantzces came across his sermon from 2011 about how to live above the storms of life and found it relevant to our current state of time. Unfortunately, Dr. Munroe is no longer with us, but what he has left behind was this incredible passion for...

Duration:00:10:32

Ep 12 | Monday Message With Frantzces Have Faith In Humanity

4/6/2020
In a time of crisis, it's easy to lose faith in humanity. It's easy to get lost in the darkness of people and get caught up with terror. This pandemic has made us realize how interconnected we all really are. We need each other. The media and even the people you care about will have you question humanity. But remember, people are generally good and people generally care about each other. In a time like this, it's important to remember how humans have been able to survive for centuries....

Duration:00:07:54

Ep 4 | Global Grind With Parchelle 7-Step Formula To Creating Viral Videos

3/31/2020
How do you make your videos stand out and go viral? Going viral isn't easy and sometimes videos go viral when we least expect it. However, there are somethings that you can do to make your video stand out. Parchelle breaks down the 7-step formula that she uses with her clients to make their videos impactful. She recommends focusing on "edutaining" your audience. Which means, combine education with entertainment to have the most impact. Here are the 7 Steps: 1. Know your audience. 2. Have...

Duration:00:34:48

Ep 11 | Monday Message With Frantzces The Power Of Resiliency

3/30/2020
How are people so resilient? Like, how do people seem to bounce back when they experience horrific events? Resiliency is something we all can strengthen. But, it does take a bit of practice, it takes a bit of us facing our fears. Some people are more resilient than others. Although we need to honor our progress and refrain from comparing our journey from others, there are some themes that present. Themes that could support us in the process of learning how to "bounce back" and regain more...

Duration:00:06:24

Ep 156 | Kenna On Her Move To South Africa And Focusing On Self

3/25/2020
Kenna AKA Pusha Kee is back to give us an update on how she is focusing on self this year. And the last time she was on the show was episode 97. Kenna is behind the infamous annual #DubaiBlackOut trips. Kenna has since quit her job, moved to South Africa and is now fulltime in her travel company. She shares how since quitting her job, she is now exploring all the activities and things she’s been wanting to learn but never had the time to do. Now, she's focused on self. Kenna decided to slow...

Duration:00:27:16

Ep 3 | Global Grind With Parchelle Keys To Successful Video Marketing

3/24/2020
What are the keys to successful video marketing? Parchelle answers this very question and provides us with many angles to tackle video marketing strategy. She shares insights on what the top 3 types of videos that you should focus on. And if you're short on time, she also shares some tips on how to make shorter videos to fit your busy schedule. We help you to think about the following: 1. PRES is an acronym that helps you formalize your framework for video: P get to the point R get to...

Duration:00:21:52

Ep 10 | Monday Message With Frantzces Using Mindfulness For Anxiety

3/23/2020
Using mindfulness for anxiety helps tremendously. Especially, since anxiety continues to flare up as the world attempts to contain COVID-19. Everyone is feeling it whether there's a diagnosis of anxiety or not. Mindfulness techniques are extremely useful for anxious thoughts. In this episode, Frantzces takes you through four different mindfulness techniques that you can use to ease your anxiety. One that helps a lot of people are mandalas. Mandalas are geometric shapes that you can color...

Duration:00:11:57

Ep 155 | Kimberlee On 12 Years Of Travel And Multiple Muggings

3/18/2020
Kimberlee is an educator that has been traveling the world for a little over 12 years. Her first trip abroad was to Spain by accident. She loved it so much she decided to teach in Spain. One year turned to 12 years. Kimberlee has a positive attitude besides several muggings in Latin America. Despite these robberies, it hasn't deterred her from traveling and living abroad. She shares her tips on how to stay safe and the different warning signs so you can spot a robbery before it happens. In...

Duration:00:42:03

Ep 2 | Global Grind With Parchelle Breaking Your Barriers Of Video

3/17/2020
Have you asked yourself what is getting in the way of you creating more video content? Would you like to create more impactful videos that receive tons of engagement? Our industry expert is Parchelle for our Global Grind segment and in this episode, she shares with us how to get break free from your barriers to video. We help you to think about the following: 1. Worrying about perception and getting over camera shyness. If someone is watching your video then that means something. This is...

Duration:00:30:14