Women on the Road show

Women on the Road

Summary: Life on the road from the feminine perspective. In partnership with She Explores, Laura Hughes will bring you closer to some of the honest experiences that life on the road has to offer from the perspective of women who've lived it firsthand, all while learning the ropes herself in a Ford Transit Van. Find out what life is like when the road becomes your home.

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 Why #VanLife is Here to Stay: Bre Acio & Lacey Mayer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:25

VanLife: what started as a trend has only grown, evolving into a full-fledged movement in the US and beyond. And despite the multitude of vacation-style photos online showcasing this mobile living arrangement, there are many practical reasons people choose to live on the road for more than a couple weeks-- and no, it typically has nothing to do with Instagram.

 Getting Real with Miscarriage: Jayme Serbell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:30

We catch up with full-time road traveler Jayme Serbell to hold an important discussion around miscarriage-- because getting real about what’s not being said is the only way to move toward a future where we all give ourselves permission to do the same.

 Advice II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:12

In this 2nd annual “Advice” episode, we ask our 9 most recent interviewees the 5 most commonly-asked questions we’ve been hearing online and in person from female road travelers.

 From Country to Country: Margaret Miller | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:06

Margaret Miller is giving us less excuses to not try international road travel, even if it seems intimidating. From guiding overlanding adventures in Africa to taking a DIY campervan around Europe, she’s taking time to share her well-traveled experiences and advice with us in this episode.

 The Heartbreak Road Trip: Ali Powell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:40:11

Breaking up with a partner on the road is-- to say the least-- a unique way to leave a relationship. Solo traveler and photographer Ali Powell took the pain she felt from ending her last relationship and decided to do something with that energy, and she calls it The Heartbreak Road Trip.

 Give & Take: Katie Boué | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:12

Katie Boué, part-time road traveler and full-time public lands advocate, has a lot to say about the give and take we engage in as travelers: both in the outdoors as well as in local communities. Because the reality is that no matter how often we relocate, we leave an impact wherever we go, and that acknowledgement in itself holds power.

 When Travel is Your Full-Time Job: Rachel Hill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:54

Rachel Hill travels the world like it’s her job-- because it is. For the past 5 years, she’s been building her business as a marketing consultant and influencer, traveling solo to wherever the glitch fare takes her and sharing her experiences along the way.

 Three Kids and One Big Adventure: Marlene Mali Mish | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:39

Marlene credits her kids for the reason she and her family live on the road. But the adventures of the Mali Mish family wouldn’t be possible without the hands-on approach Marlene takes to building a tight-knit adventure family as they travel the world by camper.

 I Haven't Shaved in Six Weeks: Lindsey Hall | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:04

Travel is often looked at as a way to find healing. But that’s a version of recovery that’s tied up neatly with a bow. The reality is that, in the face of grief, trauma (or in Lindsey Hall’s case, an eating disorder) there is usually a lot of healing that needs to happen first before getting on the road is even an option.

 Puppies, Pinterest, and Putting Down Your Phone: Solo Traveler Sydney Ferbrache | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:20

There’s no doubt that Sydney Ferbrache is busy. As a solo van traveler, successful online business owner, and dog mom to a small puppy, there’s always something to be focused on. In this episode, Sydney shares her best insights around how she makes the most of her travels with a dog, stays productive, and optimizes her business.

 After the Road | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:40

What happens when the road trip ends? Just like there are so many things that get us to say “yes” to a road trip, there’s also a wide range of reasons we say “yes” to staying put for a bit, which is why we enlisted the help of all you listeners out there to share your thoughts and stories of what life is like in transition to something more stationary.

 All the Right Moves: Kate Ortiz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:35:37

Kate Ortiz is making all the right moves-- mostly because she’s turned her last two cross-country moves into epic multi-state road trips.

 When it’s Time to Break the Rules: Lisa Jacobs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:53

Personally, breaking the rules gives us the sweats. But after hearing from solo road traveler Lisa Jacobs, we might be convinced that there’s a time and a place for it: whether it’s personally, professionally, creatively, or romantically.

 Listen to This: Creatives on the Road | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:46

Photographer Alison Turner and mixed media artist Amanda Sandlin share about their creative practices on the road. This week, we're sharing an early episode of our sister podcast, "She Explores."

 Boundaries: Dani Reyes-Acosta | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:32:53

If you have a desire to travel, boundaries can sound like a drag. But not to a road traveler like Dani Reyes-Acosta, who’s learned to set boundaries as a way of creating more opportunities and moments of personal growth.


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