Cuba Part 2

In this episode, I talk about Coffee Plantations and a self-sustaining village. The historic Cuban woman I discuss is Marta Frayde Barraque.

Havana Cuba

This is the first installment of the Cuba series.

I visited Cuba in 2016 and want to share the stories with you. You can read about some it on my blog, click here. Or you can listen to some stories here. For the women’s history, I’ve included information about Pilar Jorge de Tilla, a leading suffragist in 1920s and 30s Cuba.

In downtown Havana, Cuba
Downtown Havana
View of Havana from the fort

Want to see more pics from Cuba? Check out my Cuba gallery.

Metropolitan Museum and Central Park

In this episode I talk about getting lost in the museum. Then I got lost in Central Park. Then I had a beer. I also share the story of my favorite artist, Louise Nevelson.

Links

Louise Nevelson

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Central Park

NYC Part 2 Empire State Building

In this episode, I talk about visiting the Empire State Building. I take a walk around Times Square and talk about two historic female architects. Listen now!

The doors to the Empire State Building
The NYC skyline just after sunset.

To see more photos from New York, click here!

Talking to Kristen Van Nest

This week, I talk to writer and comedian Kristen Van Nest. Be sure to visit her links below!

Shapotou Desert in China.

All about Kristen Van Nest

I’m an LA-based comedian on BuzzFeed (over 3.6+ million views), host of TVCO’s  live-stream / podcast show: Women Behind the Screen with Kristen Van Nest, and I also have 33k+ followers (14k on Instagram, 9k on Twitter, and 10k on YouTube) for my comedic personal essays, characters, and sketches. My past bylines include McSweeney’s, Museum of Americana: Literary Review, and a viral personal travel essay in Humungus to name a few.

An Expat in Taiwan

This episode features Emily Walsh, a young woman who moved to Taiwan, and has traveled extensively. Emily talks about taking chances, learning new cultures, and making friends around the world. Listen now!

Links to Emily

In Search of Her

Emily on Instagram

Emily’s Page

Train Travel in the USA

The latest episode is all about train travel in the USA. I talk about taking a train from Charlotte, NC to New York, NY. In addition, I talk about some historic women in railroad. There’s even a quick story from an African-American Freight Train Engineer!

Me with my art work at the show!