Welcome to the Twenty-Something Traveler – the new travel podcast only on BTR! Hosted by DJ Jess, this podcast is entirely dedicated to helping twenty-somethings get out and travel. An array of guests from around the globe will teach you how to do it for cheap — including info on couchsurfing, work study, AirBnB, hitchhiking, walking, road trips, and all manner of ways to see the world you haven’t considered. Plus each week we’ll ask a local living in a popular destination to curate their best 24-hours there so you’ll get the most authentic experience possible from the minute you arrive! I’m your host, DJ Jess, and you can find me at —
This week we’re introducing a new segment called “Connections,” dedicated to the intersection of travel and social media. We’ll be chatting with Joyce Manalo, data analyst at Skift, a travel media company that covers the business and trends of travel.
You can find Joyce at–
After that I’m updating you on my big Asia trip! Follow along withe me to learn how to research, plan, and execute big trips!
Last it’s Tales From The Road with twenty-something traveler Pippa Wishaw! A native Australian, Pippa has been traveling the world for nearly a decade and just participated in four different Workaways. Tune in for her story!!
(Pippa Whishaw, pictured on the right)
(Pippa Whishaw at Kapadokya, Goreme, Turkey)
(Pippa Whishaw at Peak District National Park, England)
(Pippa Whishaw at Lion Rock, Hong Kong)
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