BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Denella Ri’chard is the host of “Traveling with Denella,” which airs Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. on the CW-21, WBRL.

The Baton Rouge native and Southern University graduate travels the world and experience different cultures.

Ri’chard said of all her travels, people are really surprised by the rich culture in Lafayette, Louisiana.

“At our deepest levels, we are all so much the same in the way we laugh, we cry, and the way we spread love and joy,” said Ri’chard.