6 episodes

In a time when we cannot physically be together, On the Mic is a chance to connect with the LGBTQ+ travel community no matter where you are in the world. Hosted by the fabulous James Barr (@imjamesbarr), PROUD Experiences' (@proud_experiences) podcast is a celebration of differences, sharing the mic with amazing people from across LGBTQ+ communities whilst forging new, inclusive relationships with wonderful travel destinations across the globe.

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    • Society & Culture

In a time when we cannot physically be together, On the Mic is a chance to connect with the LGBTQ+ travel community no matter where you are in the world. Hosted by the fabulous James Barr (@imjamesbarr), PROUD Experiences' (@proud_experiences) podcast is a celebration of differences, sharing the mic with amazing people from across LGBTQ+ communities whilst forging new, inclusive relationships with wonderful travel destinations across the globe.

    Happy Pride with Danilo Cerqueira and Kees Hogetoorn

    Happy Pride with Danilo Cerqueira and Kees Hogetoorn

    Ending our Pride Month celebrations, we’re sitting down with two PROUD veterans, Danilo Cerqueira, CEO of Tempovip DMC Portugal, and Kees Hogetoorn, DOSM at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, to discuss how the show has changed their travel worlds. It’s not all about that money, honey!

    • 20 min
    The Queer Travel Guide with Zoom Vacations

    The Queer Travel Guide with Zoom Vacations

    For our next chapter of The Queer Travel Guide, co-founders of Zoom Vacations, Bryan Herb and Joel Cabrera join us to discuss an LGBTQ+ travel filled 2021. From India to Egypt, Guatemala to Antarctica (spoiler alert: penguins are gay!), this is how you can navigate those so-called non-friendly destinations. 

    • 21 min
    The Queer Travel Guide with Ed Salvato

    The Queer Travel Guide with Ed Salvato

    Kicking off our second season with what we’re calling The Queer Travel Guide, we’re joined by travel expert, author and lecturer Ed Salvato to discuss all things queer travel in 2021 and beyond. Here's the T, if you’re not including LGBTQ+ people in your marketing, you're out of touch as a brand…

    • 18 min
    Transcendent with Jake and Hannah Graf

    Transcendent with Jake and Hannah Graf

    Dreams can come true. Just look at trans power couple, Jake and Hannah Graf. In the first of our two-parter, we deep dive into their world of being modern-day heroes. The 'T' is evolving faster than any other queer group, and we are here for it! Is your business? 

    • 28 min
    Representation with Simon Mayle & Shannon Knapp

    Representation with Simon Mayle & Shannon Knapp

    Representation has the power to shape an audience's knowledge and understanding. Joined by our very own Simon Mayle and Shannon Knapp (President & CEO of LHW), we discuss authenticity in LGBTQ+ travel. It’s time for some powerful teachings from two queer travel experts.

    • 27 min
    Reckoning with Raquel Willis & Mark Fletcher

    Reckoning with Raquel Willis & Mark Fletcher

    This isn't a moment, this is a MOVEMENT. Joined by Raquel Willis (activist, speaker and writer) and Mark Fletcher (CEO of Manchester Pride), we discuss the black LGBTQ+ experience. An experience that is multifaceted, not monolithic. It's time for some inspiring stories from two black queer voices.

    • 30 min