Have you been looking for travel inspiration as you prepare for 2023? I know already that my 2023 travel calendar is starting to fill up. Planning is key to any successful trip from Mexico to Japan, especially if you live a nomadic lifestyle.

I love travel podcasts because you can hear in-depth stories from all over that might give you the motivation you need to start the jet-set lifestyle. So the next time you’re killing time at home or commuting, turn on one of these pods below from hosts with a mountain of travel experience and expertise.

1. Kellee Edward: Let's Go Together

Kellee Edwards, is an award-winning travel expert, and has a podcast on Travel + Leisure called “Lets Go Together.”  Viewers can listen in and hear stories from a  diverse set of guest experiences including adventure and history.  She touches on DNA travel to experiencing  luxury while Black, to even interviewing  a guest who climbed Machu Picchu. There’s no shortage of inspiron here. 


2. Jo Franco: Not Your Average Jo

Jo Franco is a world traveler, TV host, writer, and global soul. She’s one of the hosts of Netflix’s “Amazing Vacation Rentals,” and her podcast aims to amplify diverse global voices. Along with her unique guest, she dives into topics ranging from budget travel, the digital nomad lifestyle, and being a polyglot. Her goal is to make travelers feel at home on the road.

3. Christine Job: Flourish In The Foreign

Christine Job is a world traveler and host of Flourish in the Foreign, where she interviews Black women across the diaspora about their life abroad. It’s an award-winning podcast that Job founded as she sought out stories from other Black women that aligned with her desire to create an unconventional life. Her podcast highlights that moving abroad is an act of defiance, and as women flourish abroad, it can encourage them to thrive in every area of their lives.