For episode 22 (and the season finale!) I share my own story about finding a way to travel more – ultimately saving over $100K in travel costs in only six years. Earning millions of airline miles and hotel points through credit card sign-up bonuses has changed my life – making travel more affordable and attainable.
For episode 21 I sit down with Erin Papworth, the Founder and CEO of Nav.it, an exciting new app that aims to empower women to become more financially savvy – with travel as the inspiration and end goal.
For episode 20, I had the chance to sit down with Seattle-based osteopath Cathy Lindsay. After taking multiple international trips, she decided to embark on annual service trips – typically helping with environmental or animal research projects.
For episode 19, I speak with Martinique (“Marty”) Lewis, a veteran traveler who is committed to inspiring other travelers and diversifying the travel industry. At 31 years old she’s already been traveling for 22 years, visited six continents, and will be traveling 275 days out of the upcoming year. She works directly with tourism boards and hospitality brands, educating them about the value and importance of marketing to people of color.
In episode 18 I speak with Jess Sanchez of The Jetsetting Family. She and her husband Rod sold everything, quit their jobs and embarked on a life of full-time travel with their two young children. Their blog, YouTube channel and podcast chronicle their adventures, providing inspiration and resources for other families who hope to do the same.
In this episode I speak with Glory Ali, founder of Muslim Travel Rocks – a blog that encourages and motivates Muslims to explore the world, seeking to combat Islamophobia through travel. It also provides useful information about Halal and Muslim friendly destinations.
In episode 16 of the Globetrotter Lounge, traveling mama Iliah Grant-Altoro talks about how she has prioritized a life of travel for herself and three children. They have traveled to over 25 countries, and she chronicles her wandering lifestyle on her blog Negra Bohemian in hopes that other mothers will be inspired.
In episode 15, I interview Katrina Morrison, a flight attendant mom and wife who homeschools her three children, allowing her family to travel whenever and wherever they want. She’s also the force behind the blog My Mommy Flies, where she shares her experience and tips on how to balance travel and family.