Episode #55: Choose Your Own Adventure – Traveling As A Black Woman with Sojourner White

Choose Your Own Adventure: Traveling As A Black Woman

Today, we’re talking to Sojourner White. Sojourner is a traveling scholar whose experiences as a Fulbright Fellow in Spain and service year as a Pubic Ally with AmeriCorps led her to become an International Social Worker. 

Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, her travel journey started in the U.S. with her family, however studying Spanish opened her eyes to the world of international travel. Since studying abroad in 2015, she has traveled from Mexico to Morocco and many European countries in between. 

Sojourner is living up to her name all while pursuing her Master’s degree and writing her way through the world on her blog “Sojournies.” She offers tips and resources to other students, professionals, or anyone interested in making travel part of their lives too. Her adventures have shaped her views of Blackness, womanhood, and wellness, no matter where she may be in the world.

LISTEN HERE: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play

In this episode, we talk about…

  • How Sojourner’s study abroad experience sparked her love for travel.
  • Ways Black women can benefit from traveling internationally.
  • Travel tips for Black women.
  • Practicing self-care and prioritizing wellness as a grad student. 
  • The importance of crafting your own life journey.


Episode Sponsor:

  • Skinny Dipped Almonds | Use the code BBG for 15% off your order at

Balanced Black Girl Partners:

If you like this episode, please leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. Keep in touch with Les on Instagram @balancedles, follow the show @balancedblackgirlpodcast, and join the Balanced Black Girl Podcast Community on Facebook.


Share on email
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Listen to the Latest Podcast Episode


Woman attends a Balanced Black Girl Virtual Workshop
Community Updates

Subscribe to learn more about Balanced Black Girl’s virtual offerings and community happenings.

Free Guide

Download our free self-care guide.

Download this free self-care guide by Balanced Black Girl

In Your Inbox


Interdum et malesuada fames ac ante ipsum primis in faucibus. Vivamus non erat in ipsum viverra tempus. Sed ac odio sit amet quam.



Download this free self-care guide by Balanced Black Girl