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Adventure Is a Lifestyle

Author: Lauren Gay

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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.
52 Episodes
Putting a spotlight on new Black owned Web3 company, Pega Visão Salvador Club (PVSC). Co-founders Javonté Anyabwelé and Aaron Mitchell break down what Web 3 is, how they came up with PVSC, why Salvador, Brazil is Black travel goals, and how the community can get involved with this ground breaking movement.    Learn more and stay in the know about the initial NFT launch by signing up for their newsletter at Instagram: @_pvsclub
Celebrating Episode 50 with a recap of my birthday shark snorkel adventure. I swam with sharks to celebrate my birthday and it was an epic, beautiful experience. I share the challenges I faced, where and how to swim with sharks in Florida, and the lesson I learned.  See pics on Instagram: @Outdoorsydiva Video: Outdoorsy Diva YouTube Music:
Dr. Nadeen White, creator of The Sophisticated Life blog, is here to share all about her unique Culinary Travels curated group trips. We also have a great discussion about being a Black woman in the wine world.    IG: @thesophislife @culinarytravels_thesophislife Website: 
Don'Witt Penn known as Hiking With the Bear shares his story as a plus-sized backpacker and nature lover inspiring others to defy the odds and break stereotypes of the outdoors. IG: @hikingwiththebear Music:
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. IG: @bucketlistbrandy Music:
Bear Grylls - EP 46

Bear Grylls - EP 46


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
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 Patreon: Join the Adventure Coaching: Music:
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: YouTube:   Adventure Coaching:   Sound:
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 wanderlust. Learn more about Girls Fight Back at Follow Nicole on Instagram: @girlsfightback and @adventuresofnik
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: Support by joining the Patreon Community
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
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    Music:
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:    
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: Website: Music:
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  Local Businesses: Visit Sarasota, Escape Casey Key, Shark Frenzy, The Ringling, Pops Sunset Grill On the Water, Chaz 51 Steakhouse, Sharky's on the Pie, Big Bam E-Bikes  Music:
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
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: Trigger Warning: sexual abuse
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: @browngirl_outdoorworld Facebook:
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: Linktree: Check out 22 Black Outdoor Instagrammers You Should Follow
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: Instagram: @AbundantLifeAdventureClub Facebook: Abundant Life Adventure Club