Adventure Is a Lifestyle

Adventure Is a Lifestyle

Every other week listeners will get exciting content such as firsthand travel adventures, interviews with other adventurers, and tips to have a more adventurous life. www.outdoorsydiva.com

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March 24, 2022 36 min

Meet adventure seeker and avid traveler Brandy Alexander. Brandy talks to us about the thrill of wing walking and we learn more about what drives this inspiring woman. 

www.bucketlistbrandy.com

IG: @bucketlistbrandy

Music: zapsplat.com

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A great chat with Outdoorsy Diva and Bear Grylls, survivalist expert, author, and star of hit TV show Running Wild with Bear Grylls.  Bear is the G.O.A.T when it comes to adventure travel. We chat about his latest book, his inspiration, and his new endeavors.  Subscribe and Rate the podcast.  Follow @outdoorsydiva on Instagram, FB, Twitter, and TikTok

Music by Zapsplat.com

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Meet the driving force behind the National Park Trust, a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve our National Parks and get kids outside to explore our parks.  Grace Lee is the executive director of NPT.

Learn more about Kids to Parks Day on www.parktrust.org

Join the #myparkmywhy campaign

Support the show: patreon.com/outdoorsydiva

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Yuri Andrade went viral after streaking across the field during Superbowl LV. In this episode, Yuri shares firsthand more details about why he did it and we learn just how lucrative this stunt was for him. We also delve into why Yuri is one of the most adventurous people in the world, his favorite places to travel, and we talk about his love of the outdoors.

Follow Yuri on Instagram: @kingyuri

Support the show by joining the Pa...

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Couples travel can be beautiful or it can be an epic fail. In this episode, Kim Hawk from Work Hard Travel Well, shares her 9  tips for planning a first baecation.  She also shares with us why you need a travel bae application.  

9 Tips for Planning A First Baecation Travel Bae/Travel Buddy Application   IG: Instagram.com/WorkHardTravelWell YouTube: Bit.ly/whtwy   Adventure Coaching: www.LaurenRGay.com   Sound: www.zatsplat.com
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Meet Nicole Snell, a self-defense instruction leader and owner of Girls Fight Back.  Hear why Nicole is passionate about equipping women, especially BIack women, with self-defense skills, her love of nature and the outdoors, and the craziest and bravest misadventure story from her travels to Machu Piccu.

Nicole has traveled all around the world as a solo adventure traveler and hearing her adventures will certainly trigger your wand...

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Dive into a new fun adventure, swimming with wild manatees in Florida. Lauren shares manatees facts, how to prepare, what it's like firsthand, and why she supports this activity. 

Check out the blog post: Everything You Need to Know About Swimming with Manatees

Ad Sponsors: Visit Florida

Music: zatsplat.com

Support by joining the Patreon Community

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January 9, 2021 5 min

Lauren discusses why she speaks out on race and politics as an adventure travel blogger and shares her honest thoughts on the insurrection events of January 6, 2021 through her lens as a Black woman in America.

For access to the full audio and video version of this bonus episode subscribe to the Patreon at www.patreon.com/outdoorsydiva

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January 9, 2021 25 min

Lauren takes us on a travel journey to some of her favorite Florida springs. Learn about the freshwater swimming holes with waters that rival the Caribbean Sea.

-The best Florida springs to visit

- The best time of year to visit a Florida spring

- Fun activities you can do at a Florida spring

Episode sponsor: Visit Florida  www.visitflorida.com 

 

Music: www.zatsplat.com

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December 18, 2020 26 min

This episode is sponsored by Discover Martin

Martin County Florida is a hidden gem on the Atlantic Coast of Florida.  I took a day trip there to go sailing and have a private tour of the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center.

Learn all about my fun day on the water, the unique beaches, and the parks that make this area a great road trip destination. 

Blog Post: https://outdoorsydiva.com/martin-county-florida-day-trip/

https://www.Di...

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We are chatting with the founders of the California-based hiking group, Black Girls Trekkin.  Hear how Michelle Race and Tiffany Tharpe got started in the outdoors, their perspective on diversity in the outdoor industry, and fun stories of hiking misadventures in a national park. 

IG: https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlstrekkin

Website: https://www.blackgirlstrekkin.com

Music: zatsplat.com

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October 21, 2020 29 min

Outdoorsy Diva recaps her Venice Beach, FL getaway.  Get all the details on where to stay, what to eat, and safe things to do. Also get tips on how to travel safely and smartly during the pandemic.  

This episode is brought to you by Visit Florida  www.visitflorida.com 

Local Businesses: Visit Sarasota www.visitsarasota.com, Escape Casey Key, Shark Frenzy, The Ringling, Pops Sunset Grill On the Water, Chaz 51 Steakhouse, Sharky'...

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Listen to Part 2 of the Mountain Mic interview.  This second half of the interview we hear some of Mountain Mic's hilariously crazy hiking stories, like the time he hiked Stairway to Heaven and some of his other misadventures. Also, learn about Trap Hikes. If you don't know what a trap hike is you are definitely missing out.

Instagram: @mountain_mic

www.mountainmic.com

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Mountain Mic is the Black Outdoors Spotlight guest for this week.  He's sharing how he started his outdoor and travel business and opening up on how nature has played a pivotal role in healing from trauma in his past.

We had so much to talk about that this episode is in two parts.  Listen to Part 2 of the Mountain Mic interview in episode 36.

Instagram: @Mountain_mic

Website: https://www.mountainmic.com

Trigger Warning: sex...

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Meet Black Outdoors Spotlight guest Demiesha Dennis, founder of Brown Girl Outdoor World in Toronto, Canada.  Hear how Demiesha got into birding, fly fishing, and how she's inspiring other Black women to give outdoor recreation a try through her adventure company.  We also discuss the lack of representation in outdoor media and what needs to happen to change the narrative for a more diverse outdoor industry.

Instagram: @bro...

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Celebrating National Great Outdoors Month with Nailah Blades, founder of Color Outside where she helps women of color create unapologetic, joy-filled lives through outdoor adventure.

We talk about what it's like to run an outdoor club as a black woman in Salt Lake City and some of the fun outdoor activities Nailah and her family love, like snowshoeing! 

Instagram: instagram.com/wecoloroutside

Linktree: linktr.ee/wecoloroutside

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It's National Great Outdoors Month and I'm highlighting the great work of Abundant Life Adventure club, founded by Claude and Dr. Kim Walker.   We talk about how they fell in love with nature and what inspired them to start their club to get black people together doing outdoor activities.

Social Media:

Website: www.AbundantLifeAdventure.club

Instagram: @AbundantLifeAdventureClub

Facebook: Abundant Life Adventure Club
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  This episode I'm sharing how I'm intentional about my mental health and emotional well being by doing things on a routine basis to prevent my triggers and reduce stress.  

 

sound: zatsplat.com

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This episode is dedicated to Ahmaud Arbery.  I'm discussing the implications of exploring and traveling in predominately white spaces, the inherent dangers, and the impact that tragedies like this have on black Americans, particularly as it relates to the ability to feel safe while enjoying outdoor recreation. 

To learn more about the case and how you can help visit www.runwithmaud.com

Music: David-Gwyn Jones zatsplat.com

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April 24, 2020 18 min

In honor of National Parks Week, Let's discuss the reasons you should plan a visit to one of the National Park Sites, best resources for planning your visit, and why it's important for black explorers to embrace our national parks. 

Links from the show: Yellowstone Itinerary Florida's National Parks Guide

Email Questions or Comments: podcast@outdoorsydiva.com

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