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Chica Travel with Lelo

Join the curious explorer, Lelo Boyana, as she takes you on a journey like no other, chatting with fellow globetrotters and travel enthusiasts who are eager to share their invaluable tips and tricks for all things travel. This podcast is your golden ticket to a world of wanderlust, offering in-depth discussions on must-see destinations and a comprehensive guide on making the most of your travel experiences.

Whether you're a seasoned adventurer with countless stamps in your passport or a wide-eyed wanderer planning your first escapade, CHICA Travel is tailor-made to enrich every travel dream. Lelo brings you the best of both worlds—inspiring stories from those who have roamed far and wide, as well as practical advice for turning your travel aspirations into extraordinary realities.

Keep in touch on social media through @MsLeloB / @ChicaTravelPodcast or send an email to
Weekly English South Africa Places & Travel
71 Episodes
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62. Five Things I'll Switch Up On My Next Trip To Lake Como

Hello, CHICAs! In this episode, I’m thrilled to share insights and a bit of my personal reflections. Join me as I take a candid look at my recent Lake Como adventure and the tweaks I'm making for a smoother journey next time. Key Takeaways: Insider Tips Unveiled: I am diving…
14 Nov 24 min

61. Lamu Uncovered: An Insider Guide with Zillah

In this episode of Chica Travel, I am thrilled to chat to Zillah, a native of Lamu and a travel curator. Zillah's deep-rooted connection to Lamu (Kenya) shines through as he takes us on a journey through the enchanting coastal town. With his passion for curating travel experiences, Zillah shares…
31 Jul 55 min

60. A Chat with Rethabile On The Influence of Travel On Film & Television

This podcast series is proudly powered by Multichoice Group, in partnership with the Joburg Film Festival, Our Stories, Our Gold. The fifth edition of the Joburg Film Festival runs from the 31st January to the 5th of February 2023, the Joburg Film Festival will not only screen 60 curated films,…
29 Jan 26 min

58. Traveling For Survival with Ike Nnaebue

This podcast series is proudly powered by Multichoice Group, in partnership with the Joburg Film Festival, Our Stories, Our Gold. The fifth edition of the Joburg Film Festival runs from the 31st January to the 5th of February 2023, the Joburg Film Festival will not only screen 60 curated films,…
26 Jan 29 min

57. Exploring London With Elijah Lawal

A trip around London with Elijah Lawal as he chats about his favourite things to do in London, where to stay, what to eat and why London is his favourite city in the world.
4 Dec 2022 53 min

56. Susan Cherry on Rare Earth & Her Packing Advice

This week's episode is a conversation with Susan Cherry, who is the Head of Design at Cape Union Mart. Susan and I talk about her love affair with travel, sustainable travel, packing tips for your travel and she tells us all about the exciting new Rare Earth Collection, which is…
23 Nov 2022 40 min

55. The A to Z of Planning Your Trip To The Amalfi Coast

As promised, here's my take on the basics you need to know for your first time trip to the Amalfi Coast in Italy. This is the second and last episode of my Amalfi Coast series, until, of course, the next time. For now, do enjoy this solo episode and let…
19 Nov 2022 50 min

54. A Trip To The Amalfi Coast With Buhle

Ciao !! In this episode I connect with Buhle Ndlovu (@buhlendlovu_) and we reminisce about our recent trips to the oh-so fabulous Amalfi Coast in Italy. Buhle and I talk about the places we visited in Amalfi, the food, the people, and why you need to add this amazing destination…
8 Nov 2022 55 min

53. The Second Date with Neo in Tunisia

This new episode features a returning guest Neo Mokuene @black_tonystark and we chat all things Tunisia, as he lets us in his second date with his girlfriend, which took place recently. I hope you will enjoy the chat and I look forward to hearing your feedback. You can tweet @chicatravelpod…
28 Apr 2022 50 min

52. Planning Group Trips: Our Experience

This week on the show , my friend Lerato Moja (@lahvito) is back and we are talking about our experience planning and taking part in group travels. The money matters, getting commitment, choosing who to travel with , who gets to pick their room first and a lot more. I…
30 Nov 2021 1 hour

51. Around The World with Caitlyn Lubas

This week’s episode features Caitlyn Lubas, a 23-year-old travel content creator, entrepreneur and author of “You Are Where You Go: A Traveler’s Coming of Age Journey Through 70 Countries and 7 Continents During College! I hope you will enjoy it and look forward to hearing your feedback. You can tweet…
24 Nov 2021 37 min

50. Planning A Trip to Namibia with Kenneth Kapitako

This week’s episode is all about Namibia! I chat to one of Namibia’s best tour operators and owner of Sandwich Dune Tours & Safari ( about all you need to know when planning a trip to Namibia, highlights of what I got up to on my recent trip, plus we…
8 Nov 2021 48 min

49. Neo Mokuene Goes To Jordan (Baecation Edition)

This week’s episode features one of my favourite travellers, Neo Mokuene @black_tonystark and we talk all about his recent trip to Jordan. From getting around safely, to all the exciting things he got up to in Amman, Wadi Mujib, Dead Sea, Wadi Rum and more. Oh the best thing about…
19 Oct 2021 51 min

48. Lerato Talks About Her Dublin Experience

Hello again! Lerato Bambo & I continue with our conversation on her experiences living outside of SA & this time she’s sharing all about the 2 years she spent living in Dublin. In the episode, she gives you an idea of how much to budget for your, the best way…
16 Jul 2021 21 min

47. My Cape Solocation & Listener Questions

In this episode, I’m on the other side of the microphone and answer listener questions about my recent trip to the Western Cape, facilitated by my friend & fellow travel lover Lerato Moja (@lahvee) . Lerato and I chat about the places I visited, how I chose them, how much…
7 Apr 2021 56 min

46. Adventure Travels Around The World With Johan and Jana

This week on the show I am chatting to Cape Town based couple Johan (@a.whale.away) and Jana who share all about their travel adventures. Johan and Jana are budget travelers who went on an 18-month long honeymoon around the world and also spent 3 weeks cycling through Lesotho on bicycles…
24 Mar 2021 50 min

45. Traveling to Japan with Lalla Hirayama

This week I am in conversation with Lalla Hirayama about her mother’s homeland, Japan. Lalla was born in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa-Ken, Japan and moved to South Africa when she was 6 years old. At 13 she moved back to Japan but later returned to SA at 16. In this chat, Lalla…
8 Mar 2021 45 min

44. Lerato on Living in Bali

This week I am joined by Lerato Bambo (@leratolb) who has been working as a digital nomad for over 5 years, having lived in 4 different continents. Lerato runs a blog called and in there she shares everything you need to know about leaving south Africa to go live…
21 Feb 2021 46 min
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