Justin Ames

Premiere DateNov 9, 2015
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Intro
00:40 Mumbai Brika
01:08 The Five Best Secret U.S. Winter Travel Spots
09:42 Gold Brika
10:35 The Velvet Rocket Justin Ames
25:47 Send Off
26:11 Expectations Brika
29:22 Finish

DJ Jess

Welcome to the Twenty-Something Traveler – the travel podcast dedicated entirely to the twenty-something in search of adventure! I’m your host, DJ Jess, and you can find me at —




This week is the first installment of a three-part winter travel series where I’ll give you my top five secret travel spots in the U.S., Europe, Asai, and more! This week, it’s the U.S.!

Then we’re chatting with Justin Ames, founder of The Velvet Rocket, an online magazine of travel stories that focus on the underreported and unique cultures of the world.

(Justin Ames)

You can find The Velvet Rocket at–




(Irregular Fighters in Belarus, Photo by Eleonora Giuliani as featured on The Velvet Rocket)

(Ice Delivery-Hodeida Fish Market, Photo by Justin Ames, as featured on The Velvet Rocket)

Jess Goulart began working at BTR in 2013 as an intern. Before leaving in 2016 she was also a staff writer, podcast host (Scotch & Cinema, Twenty-Something Traveler, Biology of the Blog), and Social Media…