Blaxit Global

Blaxit Global

Welcome to Blaxit Global, a bi-weekly podcast featuring inspiring conversations with trailblazing Black expats who out of fear or frustration, left their country of origin to live out their wildest dreams abroad. The podcast also chronicles the journey of host Chrishan Wright as she prepares to make her Blaxit from the United States. The show delves into topics of Blackness, oppression, cultural transition, economic opportunity, and other issues facing people of the African diaspora. Each episode is designed to demystify the planning and process of moving abroad by showcasing the triumphs and resiliency of Black expats. You’ve heard the term, now be inspired by the movement! Visit Blaxit Global online! Support Blaxit Global with a donation -


September 11, 2023 120 mins

Enjoy this Bonus episode of my conversation with Herman and Dee on the Blaxit Global YouTube channel.

Herman and Dee (@handdeeabroad) are a couple of empty nesters who are planning to move abroad. They've been married for 25 years and have two grown children who are now living on their own. They've always dreamed of living in a different country, and now that their kids are gone, they feel like it's the per...

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This episode closes out Season 5 as I make my final preparations for my move to Portugal. I recap my recent trip to Lisbon, share about the Black in Portugal x Our Black Utopia Meetup, my new apartment, and more!

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I'm so happy to share this episode of the Blaxit Global podcast. In this episode, I reunite with Natalie Wester who was featured in the Condé Nast article I wrote, How to Retire in Portugal: A Complete Guide, and our popular Moving Abroad Over 50 panel on our YouTube channel.

Natalie  Wester is a former second-grade teacher and National State Teacher of the Year who retired from teaching as a second career at 59. A ra...

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In this episode of the Blaxit Global podcast, I get to chat with one of our Blaxit Global Passport members who moved from South Philly to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam!

Grace Rush is a 24-year-old Christian woman, educator, mentor, and traveler. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she has traveled to 10 countries. Recently, she moved to Vietnam to begin her journey living abroad where she will continue the journey t...

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Many of us are in need of a serious lifestyle change. 

In this episode, Bernadette shares what happened in her life which resulted in a seismic shift that ultimately led her to Mérida, Mexico.

Bernadette L. Harris, MS, MBA, CFE., is an award-winning accountant and CEO of the BTB Advisory Firm. BTB provides bookkeeping, controller, CFO, and forensic accounting services. She recently left the United States to fulfill her expa...

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In this episode, I chat with Tiffany Smith, one of my students in the Blaxit Global Move Abroad course about her journey to Saudi Arabia.

Tiffany Smith knows what it is like to have to reinvent yourself and start over. She is a Learning Experience (LX) Designer/Instructional Designer in Organizational and Workplace Learning.

Tiffany has lived and worked in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia for the last four years.  Prior to ...

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Halisi Vinson & Ricardo Crawley are recent immigrants to Portugal and the co-founders of Our Black Utopia.  They are managing Halisi’s parents' care from abroad which further confirms their belief that the key to freedom, for Americans from the African Diaspora, is directly tied to financial freedom; everything else is secondary.

They are having the time of their lives exploring Portugal and helping others get a ...

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Ashley Cleveland is an award-winning Global Strategist who exited Corporate America in 2020 to build a more fulfilling life and career on the continent of Africa with her two young daughters. Her mission is to positively impact the lives of 10 Million Africans through community, entrepreneurship, and economic empowerment.

Ashley in Afrika is a platform to inspire, educate, and inform the African Diaspora on the advantages ...

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January 30, 2023 55 mins

Jewells Chambers is the creator and host of the award-winning All Things Iceland podcast and YouTube channel. Her content explores Iceland's rich culture, history, language, and stunning nature experienced by an expat living in the country. Whether you plan to visit, would like to live in Iceland or you are just interested in this small island nation in the middle of the Atlantic, you're in for a treat. You'll hear i...

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Charisma Freeman is living her dream travel life through passive real estate investing. As the founder of Charismatic Investors and Charisma Cares Travels the World, her portfolio consists of single-family & multifamily properties, as well as syndications in multiple states. She uses her knowledge to teach women to invest in “Hands-off” real estate AND travel the world freely on their own terms.

Charisma is a  single ...

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Julien and Kiersten Saunders are hosts of the rich & REGULAR podcast and co-authors of the book Cashing Out: Win the Wealth Game by Walking Away.

Julien & Kiersten were able to walk away from their corporate careers as a result of the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement.  As parents and full-time entrepreneurs, they are redefining the meaning of wealth by demonstrating what it means to be rich &...

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Surprise!!! While the Blaxit Global podcast is on hiatus, we decided to do an episode swap with Flourish in the Foreign, hosted by Season 2 guest, Christine Job. 

The Blaxit Global podcast will return for Season 5 with new episodes in January 2023! In the meantime, enjoy this special episode and subscribe to the Flourish in the Foreign podcast.

In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, burnout expert and host...

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August 22, 2022 42 mins

Closing out Season 4 of the Blaxit Global podcast and talking about my preparations for my upcoming move in 2023 to Portugal.  Announcing the pre-sale period of the Blaxit Global Move Abroad Course. Also answering your questions about moving abroad. Be sure to check out the show notes for this episode for discount codes. The Blaxit Global podcast returns for Season 5 with new episodes in January, 2023.

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This episode of the Blaxit Global podcast features a 1:1 conversation with one of the co-founders of Black in Portugal, Heather Proctor.

Heather is a disabled United States Navy veteran and single mom, raising her teenage daughter in Lisbon, Portugal.  Born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey, Heather has lived all over the world including Japan and Mexico. 

Heather shares her amazing journey of new beginnings in L...

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July 25, 2022 44 mins

Paul Carrick Brunson is a serial entrepreneur, television host, and columnist whose specialty lies in teaching others. An internationally recognized expert in interpersonal relationships, personal development, and entrepreneurship, he currently serves as a featured business columnist for USA Today, co-host of UK’s Celebs Go Dating television show, co-host of UK’s Married at First Sight, and host of the Better with Paul LIVE podcast...

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Adrienne Waller is originally from Metro-Detroit, Michigan, USA.  Adrienne has been in education for over 15 years doing parent involvement work, teaching and leadership; serving in public, private and charter schools in the US, Qatar, China, Kuwait and the Cayman Islands. Additionally, Adrienne is the owner of Worldwide Educator, LLC an education consulting company focused on empowering educators to own their instructional genius ...

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June 27, 2022 41 mins

Author J. Freedom is a historian and social scientist who found her freedom, health, and peace outside of the United States.   J. is the author of "We Out. How to End Our Abusive Relationship with AmeriKKKa: Volume 1: The Blueprint".  Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she believes it's past time to say goodbye to our abusive homeland that has no intention of treating us as equals.  J. and her wife now reside in...

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June 13, 2022 46 mins

Amber Johns is a principal at A.Johns Global and her practice focuses on international business strategy and compliance.  She specializes in developing international operation strategies and compliance programs for multinational companies, particularly, between the United States, Europe, and Africa. 

Originally from California, at an early age, Amber knew that a life in Europe would be part of her future. Hear her talk about how she...

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May 30, 2022 48 mins

Karen M. Ricks is a Christian wife, Worldschooling mom, and a nomadic chef. Teaching for 25 years, she has been a Montessorian since her own preschool days. She holds Montessori teaching certifications for guiding children from infancy through elementary. She has cooked professionally, in restaurants, commercial kitchens, and private homes on four different continents over the last decade.

After 10 years of teaching in ce...

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May 16, 2022 51 mins

Michael Ruth (he/him), is a global explorer, teacher, health coach, mindset mentor, and BIPOC-focused yoga studio owner. He's a 10-year Navy veteran and comes from a career background in the surgical field, where he specialized in orthopedics and neurospine as a surgical first assistant. His personal yoga practice is specialized in Ancient African and Egyptian methods of yoga that benefit physical health as well as holistic, m...

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