Travel used to be an activity that only the rich could afford. But around the 1800s, advances in technology changed that industry. In this episode, I chat with author Mark Tungate, about his new book, The Escape Industry, where he writes about the evolution of travel.
To keep fans and paparazzi off their trail, crew members of the new Star Wars film, The Last Jedi, referred to the movie as Space Bear. But now that filming is done and the trailers have been released, producers are starting to confirm the real-life locations where the movie was filmed. I don’t know if … Continue reading EP 36: Star Wars, The Last Jedi Film Locations and more
Most of our episodes deal with places that you can travel to, like Iceland or Cuba. But what about the places you’re never allowed to explore? The places that are closed off the public, off-limits and top-secret? In this episode, we’re going to explore Closed Cities. Also known as secret cities or forbidden cities, these … Continue reading EP 35: Top Secret Closed Cities You’re Not Supposed to Know About
Did you know that during the American Civil War, both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis wrote letters to the Pope trying to get him on there side? These letters are stored in the Secret Vatican Archives, deep beneath the surface of Vatican City. What else does the Catholic Church keep in these archives? And what … Continue reading EP 34: Mysteries of the Vatican, Their Secret Archives, and More.
Did you know that the furthest distance humans have ever traveled was done not intentionally, but by complete accident? From explorers like Leif Erickson to Lewis and Clark, to more extreme methods of travel like Deep Sea Diving and Space Exploration, you might get the sense that humans are made to travel. In this travel … Continue reading EP 30: The Farthest Traveled Human Ever. Exploring the Stories Behind Some of the Deepest, Farthest, and Loneliest Traveled People.
On our 2nd and final Halloween edition of the podcast, we’re exploring some of the Most Haunted Houses in America, along with the spooky stories behind them and why you can or can’t visit them.
Some of earliest writings about this real life person, describe him as a, “demented psychopath, a sadist, and a gruesome murderer.” You may know him as Dracula, the blood thirsty Vampire made famous by Bram Stocker’s novel of the same name. But his story is a bit more mysterious. Today we’re doing a special Halloween … Continue reading EP 28: Halloween Edition. The Real Life of Dracula and Where to Find Him.
In a quest for gold, German immigrant Jacob Waltz, found a secret mine in the 1880s. Rumors are that he killed to keep it secret, making a small fortune in the process. Now known as the Lost Dutchman Mine, know one has retuned from the mine alive. One today’s travel podcast episode, we’re going to explore … Continue reading EP 27: The Most Mysterious Place in Arizona: The Superstition Mountains
USA Today writer Nancy Trejos, travel writer Lori Zaino, and photographer Marc Silber join us in this episode, hosted by Alex Cwalinski and Ericka Cruz Guevarra. Listen in this week to find out the latest in travel with Go the Travel Podcast.
Jack Kerouac’s novel, On the Road, helped define a generation of post WWII Americans. Americans who were exploring the land they fought to protect. Like their generation, today’s Millennials are defined by circumstances out of their control. Circumstances that effect the way they live, work and travel. On todays episode we’re joined by some millennials … Continue reading EP 23: Are Millennials changing the travel industry? From Van Life to Airbnb, from the Gig Economy to Work-Stays, find out what new travel technologies and trends millennials are embracing. We chat with Parker Hilton from Uproxx and John Kelly from Mashed Radish in this travel podcast episode.