5 episodes

What compels us to book a flight to a place we’ve never been? What draws us to other cultures? What inspires us to discover hidden places and untold stories?

From Slate Studios in partnership with American Airlines, British Airways, and Visit Britain, I Travel For is a podcast about the reasons we explore. Host Hattie Pearson follows American travelers as they traverse Great Britain. But here’s the twist: they didn’t plan their own trips — local Brits did.

I Travel For: A Podcast About Curiosity, Wonder, and Discovery Slate Studios

    • Places & Travel
    • 4.7, 19 Ratings

What compels us to book a flight to a place we’ve never been? What draws us to other cultures? What inspires us to discover hidden places and untold stories?

From Slate Studios in partnership with American Airlines, British Airways, and Visit Britain, I Travel For is a podcast about the reasons we explore. Host Hattie Pearson follows American travelers as they traverse Great Britain. But here’s the twist: they didn’t plan their own trips — local Brits did.

    I Travel For Stories

    I Travel For Stories

    In Episode 4, host Hattie Pearson welcomes producers Otis, Ali, and Nora to their final destination and her hometown: Manchester. Together, they explore the vibrant city of Manchester and get an intimate sense of its inspiring, spirited identity. 

    • 16 min
    I Travel For Adventure

    I Travel For Adventure

    In Episode 3, producer and comedian Nora Boydell follows her love of nature —and suggestions from local Brits—through a series of outdoor adventures across Great Britain. Her trip takes her from the iconic moors of Yorkshire to a rollercoaster mountain bike ride in Scotland and the historic Slate Mine of the stunning Lake District.   

    • 28 min
    I Travel For Culture

    I Travel For Culture

    In Episode 2, writer, producer, and avid traveler Ali Lemer explores Great Britain’s rich cultural narratives and evolving creative communities. Her adventures through Cardiff’s Welsh heritage, Liverpool’s thriving music scene, and Bristol’s inspiring street art prove there is far more to British art and culture than people expect. 

    • 27 min
    I Travel For Local Flavor

    I Travel For Local Flavor

    In Episode 1, producer and culinary explorer Otis Gray eats, drinks, and forages his way across Great Britain. From the cultural smorgasbord of London’s Borough Market to an Indian pub in Birmingham to mushroom hunting in the woods of Hereford, Otis’ flavorful journey is guided by the recommendations and generosity of local Brits. 

    • 28 min
    Trailer

    Trailer

    What compels us to pack up and go to a new place? What curiosities inspire us to travel? In this series, we’ll ask three Americans to explore Great Britain and experience a new kind of travel one that pushes them to embrace their adventurous spirit and trust in local Brits. From American Airlines, British Airways, and Visit Britain. This is “I Travel For” a podcast that searches for the answers to why we travel. Through twists and turns, bumps in the road, and the truly unexpected, our travelers rely on both locals and their own curiosity - to act as their guide.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

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