31 episodes

Travel smarter with SUITCASE Magazine’s Editor Fleur Rollet-Manus and Contributing Editor Amira Hashish. We’re spotlighting up-and-coming destinations, sharing our best-kept secrets from around the world and checking in with the people who are shaking up the way we travel. Thought all trips went smoothly for our editors? We’ll let you in on some of our not-so postcard-worthy moments too.

The Upgrade by SUITCASE Magazine SUITCASE Magazine

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 31 Ratings

Travel smarter with SUITCASE Magazine’s Editor Fleur Rollet-Manus and Contributing Editor Amira Hashish. We’re spotlighting up-and-coming destinations, sharing our best-kept secrets from around the world and checking in with the people who are shaking up the way we travel. Thought all trips went smoothly for our editors? We’ll let you in on some of our not-so postcard-worthy moments too.

    Now Playing: Our Inside Scoop to LA, California

    Now Playing: Our Inside Scoop to LA, California

    From world-class museums, world-class gastronomy and a whole host of red carpet-approved experiences, we’ll be giving our audience all the tools, tips and tricks to start planning their Los Angeles adventures. Whether they’re seasoned visitors or first-time travellers, we’re lifting the lid on the best spots for brunch, art exhibitions not to miss and the beaches locals want to keep a secret.

    • 51 min
    Under-the-Radar European Spots the Jet-Set Love

    Under-the-Radar European Spots the Jet-Set Love

    Grammy-nominated musician Justin Jesso and lifestyle, fashion and beauty tastemaker Sangyay Chen delve into their European travels and let us in on the under the radar destinations that the jet set don’t want you to know about.

    • 31 min
    Unexplored UK: Why Adventure is Good For You

    Unexplored UK: Why Adventure is Good For You

    Charlie and Jess of The Travel Project are here to prove there’s more adventure waiting for us in our back gardens than we may think - it’s time to cancel that plane ticket and explore your own stomping ground. Tune in as the couple detail their Achievable Adventure project where they’ve set out to discover 52 UK destinations in the span of 52 weeks. From coastal foraging in Wales to breathtaking hikes in Scotland, Charlie and Jess have gained a greater appreciation for the land they call home and are now sharing their discoveries (and top tips) with the travel community.

    • 41 min
    Tacos, Tequila and Under-the-Radar Mexico with Michelin-Starred Chef Santiago Lastra

    Tacos, Tequila and Under-the-Radar Mexico with Michelin-Starred Chef Santiago Lastra

    Tune in to hear the story of Santiago Lastra, the chef behind the UK’s first Michelin-starred Mexican restaurant reveals his favourite spots for late-night tacos in Mexico City, how Mexican cuisine is evolving and how a Ritz cracker started his culinary career.

    • 41 min
    The Rise in Nostalgic Travel ft. Explorer Tété-Michel Kpomassie

    The Rise in Nostalgic Travel ft. Explorer Tété-Michel Kpomassie

    Listen in as Tété-Michel Kpomassie, author of Penguin Modern Classic Michel the Giant: An African in Greenland, recounts the gripping true story of his ten-year expedition from a village in West Africa to the Arctic Circle. Plus, The Upgrade co-hosts Fleur Rollet-Manus and Amira Hashish delve into their travel memories for a nostalgic ride.

    • 38 min
    Live in LA: Celebrating Creativity, Diversity and Artistry in California

    Live in LA: Celebrating Creativity, Diversity and Artistry in California

    The Upgrade co-hosts Amira Hashish and Fleur Rollet-Manus are West Hollywood bound for a special dinner party and live panel recording with a glittering audience. In partnership with Visit California and joined by a panel of LA's finest creatives, they're celebrating the diverse, artistic landscape of the Golden State. Join Amira as she chats to fashion pioneer James Flemons of PHLEMUNS; House of Aama mother/daughter design duo Rebecca Henry and Akua Shabaka; Danny Guerrero from The Culturist Group and the founder of West Hollywood’s stylish new boutique hotel Short Stories, Leo Grifka.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

LGbox ,

Fav travel podcast ever!

Love tuning in to hear what the SUITCASE team are up to and where to travel next. A must listen for travel lovers.

Erichel1 ,

New Discovery

Absolutely love the magazine and didn’t realise you had a podcast too! A perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon listening to all of Marie Louise Scio’s recommendations in Italy. Just fabulous!

Holly Ann 05 ,

Eager to travel

Made me even more excited to travel especially in the UK. There’s so many places I still haven’t seen!

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