27 episodes

Explore the world’s most extraordinary travel experiences with award-winning editor, writer, and luxury travel expert Bruce Wallin. Each episode will inspire you with fascinating stories about unique, life-shaping journeys—and connect you to the remarkable people who make them possible. Gain insider access to extravagant hotels, impactful adventures, and secret hideaways, and discover the magic of travel at its very best.

Travel That Matters CurtCo Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 35 Ratings

Explore the world’s most extraordinary travel experiences with award-winning editor, writer, and luxury travel expert Bruce Wallin. Each episode will inspire you with fascinating stories about unique, life-shaping journeys—and connect you to the remarkable people who make them possible. Gain insider access to extravagant hotels, impactful adventures, and secret hideaways, and discover the magic of travel at its very best.

    24 - Epic Family Travel from Mauritius to Japan with One&Only's Philippe Zuber

    24 - Epic Family Travel from Mauritius to Japan with One&Only's Philippe Zuber

    Philippe Zuber is the CEO of Kerzner International, behind the renowned One&Only Resorts group. He is also an expert on family travel, a subject that he and Bruce dive into in this inspiring and informative episode of Travel That Matters. Philippe shares his unique approach to family vacations as well as some of his favorite destinations around the world, from the streets of Tokyo to the remote island of Rodrigues.

    • 39 min
    23 - Go Here, Not There with New York Times Columnist and Alternative-Destination Expert Elaine Glusac

    23 - Go Here, Not There with New York Times Columnist and Alternative-Destination Expert Elaine Glusac

    New York Times travel columnist Elaine Glusac is an expert at finding insider alternatives to over-touristed destinations. From Montenegro to Panama, she leads us on an adventure to the world’s most spectacular spots for avoiding the crowds and experiencing travel at its very best.

    • 39 min
    22 - There's Way More To Mexico Than You Think, with Journey Mexico Founder Zachary Rabinor

    22 - There's Way More To Mexico Than You Think, with Journey Mexico Founder Zachary Rabinor

    Zachary Rabinor, the founder and president of Journey Mexico, takes us on a country-wide tour across all the best cultural, adventure, culinary, and secret spots in Mexico. Discover the beauty of historical hacienda hotels, the excitement of expeditions in the Copper Canyon and Chiapas, the surf of Sinaloa, and much more. This is definitely not your typical Mexico vacation!

    • 46 min
    21 - Fun in Faraway Lands with Six Senses CEO Neil Jacobs

    21 - Fun in Faraway Lands with Six Senses CEO Neil Jacobs

    Neil Jacobs, the CEO of Six Senses and travel’s “godfather of sustainability,” joins Bruce to explore the exotic locations of his company’s resorts, from a 14th-century fort in the jungles of India and an oasis in the Israeli desert to a wellness retreat in Portuguese wine country and a spiritual sanctuary on the island of Ibiza.

    • 37 min
    20 - Freeform Globetrotting with the “Punk Rocker of Luxury Travel,” Crystal Vinisse Thomas.

    20 - Freeform Globetrotting with the “Punk Rocker of Luxury Travel,” Crystal Vinisse Thomas.

    One of the most creative people in travel, Hyatt vice president and luxury and lifestyle leader Crystal Vinisse Thomas joins Bruce to discuss the joys of unplanned travel, new hotspots at home and abroad, and how a diversifying industry is improving the travel experience for all.

    • 35 min
    19 - A&K’s Geoffrey Kent on His Wild Past and the Adventurous Future of Luxury Travel

    19 - A&K’s Geoffrey Kent on His Wild Past and the Adventurous Future of Luxury Travel

    From motorbiking solo through Africa to leading private jet journeys to the South Pole, legendary Abercrombie & Kent founder Geoffrey Kent shares some of his amazing adventures—and what he believes are the new frontiers of luxury travel.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

MplsMelanie ,

Not your average travel podcast

Love Bruce Wallin’s priority here for seeking out singular luxe travel experiences. He’s a great interviewer and explorer with interesting guests doing good work.

Gentrys on the Go ,

Gleeful host!

I’ve listened to most of the episodes, and what I’ve most enjoyed, apart from the insane, insider travel tips and remarkable guests, is the glee in Bruce’s voice during every episode. If you could use a travel supercharge and insight into why we should all be planning “travel that matters,” this is the podcast for you.

On a selfish note, can you get Bruce to lead some of these journeys? I’d be first in line for gorillas and Galapagos!

CodyWal ,

So insightful

Really enjoy in g Travel That Matters. It’s great to hear from real experts who know all the ins and outs. My bucket list grows with each new episode!

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