47 episodes

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or just starting out, this award-winning podcast will inspire and motivate you - while providing helpful travel tips and resources. Join savvy miles & points traveler Jet Set Lisette as she has conversations with diverse women who have found creative ways to travel more. Their stories offer insight and practical advice on how to make dream travel a reality.

About Jet Set Lisette: In 2012, web designer Lisette Austin learned how to “travel hack,” earning millions of airline miles and hotel points and saving (so far) over $100K in travel costs. She now helps others do the same through her online course, Jet Set 101: Becoming a Travel Hacker. She loves to help others find ways to travel more.

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    • Places & Travel
    • 4.9, 33 Ratings

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or just starting out, this award-winning podcast will inspire and motivate you - while providing helpful travel tips and resources. Join savvy miles & points traveler Jet Set Lisette as she has conversations with diverse women who have found creative ways to travel more. Their stories offer insight and practical advice on how to make dream travel a reality.

About Jet Set Lisette: In 2012, web designer Lisette Austin learned how to “travel hack,” earning millions of airline miles and hotel points and saving (so far) over $100K in travel costs. She now helps others do the same through her online course, Jet Set 101: Becoming a Travel Hacker. She loves to help others find ways to travel more.

    Ep 47 | Kylee Nelson: Travel Nurse & Solo Traveler

    Ep 47 | Kylee Nelson: Travel Nurse & Solo Traveler

    I talk with Kylee Nelson, a NICU travel nurse and solo traveler. She is the creator of the Passports and Preemies blog, which provides travel tips, resources and inspiration for nurses and travelers. She also provides one-on-one mentoring. Kylee shares what sparked her love of travel, how she made the leap from staff to travel nursing, why she loves solo travel and how it helps her prevent burnout. Kylee also shares some great travel stories, including a very expensive mistake she made early on.

    • 42 min
    Ep 46 | Lori Tharps: Identity, Race & Academic Travel

    Ep 46 | Lori Tharps: Identity, Race & Academic Travel

    I talk with Lori L. Tharps, a writer, academic and podcaster who explores identity, race and culture. An avid traveler, she is the author of the award-winning memoir, Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love & Spain. She is also creator of the My American Meltingpot podcast and blog. Lori shares about her early travel experiences, her career and focus on multiculturalism, and her intimate relationship with Spain. She also talks about sabbaticals as a way to travel, and why she wants her kids to experience life abroad.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep 45 | Anjali Desai: Global Health Traveler

    Ep 45 | Anjali Desai: Global Health Traveler

    To kick off Season 3, I talk with Anjali Desai, an avid traveler and  global health professional who has 40 countries under her belt. She is the Director of Strategy at Panorama, an action-tank focused on solving global problems, including outbreak preparedness and the COVID-19 pandemic. Anjali shares what sparked her love of travel, where her studies and career have taken her, and her work addressing the global health crisis. She also thinks about how we can support those who depend on tourism to survive.

    • 41 min
    Ep 44 | Nikki Roda: Finding a Creative Voice through Yoga and Travel

    Ep 44 | Nikki Roda: Finding a Creative Voice through Yoga and Travel

    For the last episode of Season 2, I talk with Nikki Roda who quit her corporate career to travel the world. She is now a certified yoga instructor, and is working on a graphic novel about her travels. Nikki talks about her career journey, her early experiences living abroad, and her decision to embark on a year and a half of uninterrupted and unplanned solo travel. She also shares how travel has shifted the way she approaches life and how we can bring its most transformational elements into our daily lives.

    • 53 min
    Ep 43 | Lola Akinmade Åkerström: Exploring Cultures through Travel Photography & Writing

    Ep 43 | Lola Akinmade Åkerström: Exploring Cultures through Travel Photography & Writing

    Meet Lola Akinmade Åkerström, Nigerian-born travel photographer and writer whose award-winning work regularly appears in NatGeo, Forbes, The Guardian, BBC and more. She is editor-in-chief of Slow Travel Stockholm and founder of NordicTB Collective. Lola talks about what ignited her passion for exploring cultures, and her journey from computer programmer to photographer and writer. She also explains the role of travel in her life, how she balances work and family, and insights on traveling as a Black woma

    • 33 min
    Ep 42 | Women in Travel Summit Europe: Part 2

    Ep 42 | Women in Travel Summit Europe: Part 2

    Bonus episode! This is part 2 of interviews with women I met at the Women in Travel Summit in Riga, Latvia. I talk with Carly Hulls (Austrian Adaptation), Tayo Jaiyesimi (The Five to Nine Traveller), Stefanie Bielekova (Postcards from Stef), and Michelle Olorunda (Pearls of Bay). They share what brought them to WITS Europe, recent adventures and projects, and how travel has changed their lives. They also share some favorite tips and travel tools. If you haven’t heard part 1, be sure to check out episode 4

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Marina 'The Trader Chick' ,

Great inspiration for those who love traveling

Lisette always has something fun to say about interesting destinations and features a lot of the best writers in the travel blogging industry.

juh ade ,

Great advice

Many of your episodes have given me great advice. I have loved loved loved the last 5 deeply! I got a credit card charged a trip for next summer and paid it off all but about $300! Which is doable. I have loved your photos on Instagram. I really enjoy listening. Thank you so much for the wonderful/wanderful content! I’m going to Barcelona and Malaga any thing you can recommend Is love it! Thank you again Denise M

ben6995 ,

Excellent Podcast

Thank you for creating such a dynamic podcast. I feel inspired listening to the multidimensional stories and grateful for the creativity, visions and stories traveling the globe.

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