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DIY travel arrangements can be tough. Each week join experienced travel blogger, plane enthusiast and awkward party host Jake Redman as he and his travel-addicted co-host Anthony Ryan navigate modern travel from the best plane seats to the worst hotel rooms. We dig up the latest options in travel to help make you a better travel-planner.

Modhop Podcast Jake Redman

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

DIY travel arrangements can be tough. Each week join experienced travel blogger, plane enthusiast and awkward party host Jake Redman as he and his travel-addicted co-host Anthony Ryan navigate modern travel from the best plane seats to the worst hotel rooms. We dig up the latest options in travel to help make you a better travel-planner.

    Alicia Keys In The Concorde Lounge & Part II With Joel Bruner

    Alicia Keys In The Concorde Lounge & Part II With Joel Bruner

    It's our last pod before Christmas! Jake talks about how he used his few minutes with Alicia Keys via a company (SiriusXM/Pandora) sponsored Zoom meet & greet to confirm details of something he saw at the JFK Concorde Room in 2014 (at the start of "#mileburn2014"). Plus we dig up a quick tip on "secret" Chase Ultimate Rewards partners, find out we're not CNN's fave podcast AND finish our interview with our YouTube pal Joel Bruner. Listen now.

    • 39 min
    Joel Bruner Seizes Opportunities And Starts A New Journey In Thailand

    Joel Bruner Seizes Opportunities And Starts A New Journey In Thailand

    Building on the opportunities he's had traveling with and contributing to the blogs of travelling foodie Mark Weins (Migrationology, Eating Thai Food), Joel Bruner is charting his own YouTube course. After hitting some travel headlines, we talk with Joel in part one of our interview about the journey so far and how he's handling his growing popularity online.

    • 33 min
    Suitcase of Clean. Our Chat With Deena Lang.

    Suitcase of Clean. Our Chat With Deena Lang.

    We skip the whole news portion to talk with Jake’s longtime radio friend and co-founder of Emotional Support Threads Deena Lang about a whole Thanksgivning-style cornucopia of topics. From cleaning your AirBnB during covid times to travelling outside your political bubble, we cover lots of ground. Strap in for family travel tips and a few laughs. Listen now…

    • 22 min
    A Big Fat Amex Platinum Bonus & SO Much Random

    A Big Fat Amex Platinum Bonus & SO Much Random

    We may veer off course a number of times in this podcast so feel free to skip in a bit for news on an Amex Platinum bonus with tons of potential to earn. We also chat about the major airline alliances pushing for quarantine-free travel soon. Plus, we talk about Zoom backgrounds, seasonal sadness and online chats. Listen now.

    • 19 min
    Air Marshalls & Angry Neighbors

    Air Marshalls & Angry Neighbors

    Modhop hosts are fairly mild mannered but are apparently a nuisance as neighbors in your building. We talk at length about the noise problems in our respective homes but eventually get to some travel news and talk. Airline lounges are more open than you may have thought while Chase and Amex have some pretty good bonuses happening for existing card members. Plus, find out another reason why being a Federal Air Marshall might be less than fun. Listen…

    • 21 min
    United’s bold Plan for 2021 & our Terrible Plan for on-board Catering.

    United’s bold Plan for 2021 & our Terrible Plan for on-board Catering.

    With Friday naps behind us (well, one of us), we dive into new data about how likely it is that you’ll get covid 19 on a plane. Plus, it looks like United is going to storm back into JFK with a vengance in 2021 and we look at a European airline’s plan to put some chefs back to work. To top it off we’ve got some bad ideas for food on airplanes. Yes, amidst the rambling about sound effects and flu shots, there’s a travel podcast. Listen….

    • 19 min

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