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Let’s Go Together, a new podcast from Travel + Leisure, features diverse voices sharing their unique travel experiences and inspiring others to explore the world. Each week host Kellee Edwards, award-winning travel expert, speaks to guests about inclusivity, including episodes that introduce an adventurer who climbed Machu Picchu in his wheelchair and the first documented black woman to visit every country in the world. Come back every Wednesday for a new episode!

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Jin Prugsawan, chief of interpretation, education, and volunteers at Haleakalā National Park in Hawaii, shares her experiences as a female Park Ranger in the National Parks Service, including walking on day old land and reuniting with long lost family members. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Deanna Wallace is an ICU travel nurse who journeys from hospital to hospital to help fill gaps in areas where there are nursing shortages. She joins the podcast to share her experiences of working as a travel nurse and what it’s been like over the past year working on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Annise Parker, former councilwoman, controller, and mayor of Houston, sits down with Kellee to talk about the city she loves. Annise shares the story of how she became the first openly LGBTQIA person to be elected mayor of a major U.S. city, and why she thinks Houston became one of the most diverse cities in the nation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Season two of Let’s Go Together from Travel + Leisure is coming soon! Host and award-winning travel expert Kellee Edwards speaks to guests about their favorite destinations and the stories that shaped the people and cultures in those places. This season, the openly gay former mayor of Houston talks about building one of the most diverse cities in the nation, a female park ranger discusses striving for success in a traditionally male-dominated profession, Mr. Apollo himself explains how the Apollo Theater shaped Harlem, and more. Let these conversations about inclusivity in the travel space inspire you to travel the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Elena Nikolova and Rabbi Daniel Bortz are two travel influencers who are deeply devoted to their faith. As a Muslim traveler, Elena helps travelers find the Halal travel destinations and interesting Islamic landmarks and Rabbi Daniel has extensive experience finding Jewish communities around the world. Elena and Rabbi Daniel talk to Kellee about the hardships and joys of faith-based travel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nyle DiMarco is a model, actor, activist, and the Executive Producer of the hit Netflix series, Deaf U, which takes viewers inside life at the U.S.’s only liberal arts university for the deaf. In this episode, Nyle talks to Kellee about his world travels—and how his deafness is an asset, not a limitation, when connecting with new people and cultures. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bob Halicky is a commercial airline pilot who made history when he became the first Type 1 diabetic to ever fly for a major airline. In this episode Bob talks to Kellee about receiving his diagnosis, fighting to return to the cockpit, and his love of logging miles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Amoya Shante founder of Single Moms Do Travel and Libryia Jones co-founder of Wandering Moms Community sit down with Kellee to discuss the delicate balance of raising children as single moms and broadening horizons by taking their kids around the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jolie Varela is the founder of Indigenous Women Hike, an organization that gathers a community of Native women together to explore their heritage and relearn their ancestral landscape. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Explorer Mario Rigby and Travel Writer Rondel Holder talk about tracing their ancestry, exploring multiple countries across the continent and common misconceptions about Africa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
LGBTQ couple Gabi and Shanna have documented their travels on their popular Youtube channel and blog under the moniker 27 Travels, which has become a go-to resource for LGBTQ-friendly destinations. They talk about their love for travel and each other. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Writers Martinique Lewis and Lawrence Ross discuss the precautions they must take as African Americans in a country with a violent history towards Black motorists. Despite their heightened awareness, Martinique and Lawrence take us on a journey on how they discovered their love of the American landscape. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Although Corey Lee and Hannah Gavios are two travelers living with physical disabilities, that hasn’t stopped them from taking on new challenges and new heights with each destination they visit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Kam Burns and Aria Sa’id discuss what it’s like traveling with a Transgender identity. From navigating TSA to affirming their own identities while abroad, Kam and Aria talk through the challenges they face and the experiences they’ve had as Trans explorers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Professional travel blogger Gloria Antanmo offers tips for women traveling solo and explains how her once small travel blog grew into an independent business that has allowed her the freedom to travel the world, solo and at her leisure. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Editor-in-Chief of Travel + Leisure Magazine, Jacqueline Gifford, takes over hosting for this episode of Let’s Go Together and talks to our host, Kellee Edwards, about her becoming a pilot, future travel plans, and where she developed her love of exploration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Fencing has taken Ibtihaj Muhammad all over the world — including Rio, where she won a bronze medal representing Team USA in 2016. She talks about her path to the Olympics, her pilgrimage to Mecca, being profiled at the airport, and where she wants to go next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Micah Kamohoali‘i and Alyssa London talk about Hawaii and Alaska, and the importance of cultural preservation in two of the world’s most amazing places. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Triple Cripples — London-based podcast and video duo Kym Oliver and Jumoke Abdullahi — talk about their experiences traveling the world as Black disabled women. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Writer Amanda E. Machado talks about traveling the world, hiking, and backpacking as a Latina and the daughter of immigrants — and why we all belong in nature. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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AROYÓ SAFARI

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Apr 22nd
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Yamir

cool

Mar 27th
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Yamir

great

Mar 25th
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Eliézer Assunção

it's one of the best podcast channels. And an observation, i'm brazilian 🤗

Mar 18th
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Shon B

Love this conversation, as a fellow single mom..I planned to take my children out the country for the first time this yr. and debating on letting my son do his senior trip with just a group of friends

Jan 1st
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Br0wnie

Another amazing and inspiring interview. I loved hearing from a fellow #Indigenous woman, who respects the land, environment, culture, and identity! Fabulous episode! I highly recommend it to all!!

Jan 1st
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Br0wnie

Wow! This is my first episode and I had to listen as it was my dream vacay Machu Picchu and then it was with Jesse Billauer, so inspiring for me as a fellow disabled #spoonie. I will definitely be listening to many more episodes. Thank you!!

Jan 1st
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Atomics Travels

this is so cool. I went from following on Instagram to here. I host Travel Tuesday Happy Hour podcast. It would be amazing to see what you think. FYI it's not as polished as this.

Dec 23rd
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majid mokhtari

salam

Dec 17th
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ID14140198

Kribu Kenya

Dec 15th
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Karl Hudnall

,r🌃😃

Dec 6th
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M

why is this the focus of a podcast

Nov 30th
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Joannie Cruz

love this! Latina to Latina is a great podcast so thanks for cross podcasting 🥳🥳

Oct 22nd
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allen sayer

I can't wait till she does an episode about white people traveling. since it's super inclusive and all

Aug 10th
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J S

This was so inspiring loved it thanks so much keep them coming

Aug 1st
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Angela Hopkins

Thank you, I really enjoy the podcast with Brad and Matt. I live in west Texas, and now I'm excited about seeing Big Bend.

Jul 22nd
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