13 episodes

A travel series that gives listeners “a considerable amount of pleasure” - Vulture. 
Outside Magazine celebrates the show as “impeccably made”, and Podcast Review referred to it as a “breakout star of the genre.”


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Greetings from Somewhere | A Travel Show Zach Mack

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 144 Ratings

A travel series that gives listeners “a considerable amount of pleasure” - Vulture. 
Outside Magazine celebrates the show as “impeccably made”, and Podcast Review referred to it as a “breakout star of the genre.”


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    📍Marfa, TX

    📍Marfa, TX

    From remote cowboy town to art Mecca; a small community grapples with tourism, development and its future. 

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    • 24 min
    The Myth of the American Road Trip | Pt. 1

    The Myth of the American Road Trip | Pt. 1

    From Route 66 to roadside diners - what drives America's love affair with the road? Allen Pietrobon, a road trip historian and professor at Trinity Washington University challenges our romanticization of the American road trip and reveals why it's not always like the movie Cars.

    Host: Zach MackSubscribe to our newsletterWanna share a road trip story? Leave us a message at 510.689.1781Please rate and review our show on Apple podcasts
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    • 27 min
    The Present and Future of the American Road Trip | Pt. 2

    The Present and Future of the American Road Trip | Pt. 2

    How are the pandemic and societal tensions affecting the reality of today's road trip? And what will road trips look like in 50 years? Tariro Mzezewa, Alvin Hall, and Dan Albert help us unpack. 

    Host: Zach MackSubscribe to our newsletterWanna share a road trip story? Leave us a message at 510.689.1781Please rate and review our show on Apple podcasts
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    • 27 min
    📍Disney World, Magic Kingdom

    📍Disney World, Magic Kingdom

    What brings people to the most magical place on earth during the weirdest time on earth?

    Host: Zach MackSubscribe to our newsletterWanna share a road trip story? Leave us a message at 510.689.1781Please rate and review our show on Apple podcasts 
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    • 29 min
    📍Mount Rushmore, SD

    📍Mount Rushmore, SD

    Mount Rushmore National Memorial was built as a tourist trap and a brash tribute to democracy, but if you lean in, it's hard not to notice its faults. Even after they’ve been chiseled away and sanded down.

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    • 19 min
    VanLife | Detour

    VanLife | Detour

    The pandemic has led to a renewed interest in #Vanlife, but what is it REALLY like living in a van? Longtime VanLifer Laura Edmondson stops by to share details.

    Host: Zach MackSubscribe to our newsletterWanna share a road trip story? Leave us a message at 510.689.1781Please rate and review our show on Apple podcasts
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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
144 Ratings

144 Ratings

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Fun and spiritual

I just heard one episode but loved it. Wasn’t expecting to find so many spiritual answers as well.

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Love your pod cast

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Travel pod I didn’t know I needed

Love this Podcast. I miss traveling and can’t wait until I can get out and explore again. Until then this pod is really helping. Zach is a great host and makes really entertaining content.

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