Introducing the new podcast and host Matt Long along with advice on where to go in 2019 and an interview with travel expert Johnny Jet. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you don’t miss future episodes!
Since this is the first episode of “Explore the World” we spend some time chatting about my background and why I decided to start the podcast.
For more information about how I started the blog and shifted from a traditional 9-5 career to full-time travel blogger, please read this post:
Origin Story: My Inspiration To Leave The 9-5 And Follow My Passion
In this week’s podcast I also spent some time sharing my experiences on the Caribbean island of Nevis. For more information on the Four Seasons Resort Nevis please refer to this blog post:
Finding a Luxurious Retreat at the Four Seasons Resort Nevis
The theme of this week’s episode was where to go in 2019. In the podcast I mentioned this blog post I wrote earlier in the year:
19 Places You Should Visit in 2019
I also spent some time chatting about driving Route 66 as well as top tips for visiting Iceland. For more information on both of these destinations, please visit the pages below.
Our first guest on the “Explore the World” podcast is Johnny Jet. Johnny has traveled over 100,000 miles a year since starting his newsletter in 1995 and has visited close to 100 countries. On his website, he writes about how to maximize your credit card points, how to find travel deals, cheap flights, and how to benefit from insightful travel tips. He has hosted a television special on The Travel Channel and was named one of Forbes’ Top 10 Travel Influencers. He writes for numerous publications including Newsweek, Inc and Alaska Airlines in-flight magazine and appears every Saturday on Leo Laporte’s The Tech Guy Show talking about travel and technology. He travels the world with his wife Natalie DiScala and their son Jack. Be sure to sign up for his free newsletter(s).