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.
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)
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Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch