Embark on a genuine travel escapade with 'Travel Is Back,' your companion for exploring the world just like a fellow wanderer. Join our enthusiastic hosts, Johnny Mac and Journey Joe Mitchell, as they delve into journeys to captivating destinations, both checked off their lists and those still on a wanderlust agenda.
Experience it all from the eyes of an everyday traveler planning a dream vacation
If your ideal travel day includes a picturesque bike ride and a laid-back pitstop for a frosty drink, then 'Travel Is Back' is tailor-made for you.
Popular episodes include San Diego, Chicago, Nashville, Montreal and Las Vegas.
Our episodes aren't your run-of-the-mill travel guides; they offer an intimate look into my personal travel preferences and the delightful activities to indulge in when you explore these remarkable destinations.
Join us for travel experiences designed with regular folks, like you and me, in mind.'Travel Is Back' is proudly presented by Caloroga Shark Media, a trailblazing name in short-form podcasts, making your travel adventures even more accessible.
105. New York City - The High Line, Greenwich Village, Soho, Chinatown, Little Italy and the Meatpacking District
In this episode of 'The Spade,' we embark on a captivating journey through some of Manhattan's most iconic neighborhoods: Greenwich Village, Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown and the Meatpacking District. Join us as we delve into the rich history, vibrant culture, and unique experiences that these neighborhoods offer. Discover the artistic heritage of Greenwich Village, the fashion-forward spirit of Soho, and the dynamic blend of art, architecture, and nightlife in the Meatpacking District including the famous The High Line.
104. New York City - Central Park, Carnegie Hall, the lions at the library, South Street Seaport
Let's start today's exploration of Manhattan in Central Park. Then we will make our way down to Carnegie Hall, and the New York Public Library to take some photos with the lions. After a pop-in to the WInter Market at Bryant Park let's jump on the subway and check out the South Street Seaport.
103. New York City - Manhattan's Museums – A Journey Through Art, History, and Science
In this episode, we embark on a cultural odyssey through the heart of Manhattan, immersing ourselves in the world of its most renowned museums. From the iconic Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to the awe-inspiring American Museum of Natural History and the cosmic wonders of the Hayden Planetarium, join us as we discover the treasures of art, history, science, and more, nestled within the bustling streets of New York City.
Our journey begins at MoMA, where we delve into the revolutionary ideas and movements that have shaped contemporary art. Marvel at masterpieces like Vincent van Gogh’s 'Starry Night' and Pablo Picasso’s 'Les Demoiselles d'Avignon,' and explore the ever-changing exhibitions that showcase cutting-edge art and diverse perspectives.
Next, we explore the American Museum of Natural History, a portal to the wonders of the natural world and the universe. Encounter dinosaur fossils, dioramas of global habitats, and the fascinating Hall of Human Origins.
Don't miss the immersive experience at the Hayden Planetarium, where you'll journey through the cosmos and witness the universe's grandeur.
Our adventure continues at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), where we explore 5,000 years of human creativity. Wander through galleries housing Egyptian artifacts, European masterpieces, and the iconic Temple of Dendur. Discover The Cloisters, a serene medieval European art and garden sanctuary.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum pays tribute to lives lost in the tragic events of September 11, 2001, offering a profound experience of resilience and remembrance.
We also visit The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Guggenheim, The Frick Collection, and The New Museum of Contemporary Art, each offering unique insights into American art and culture.Join us as we uncover the vibrant cultural tapestry of Manhattan's museums in this enriching episode of 'Travel Is Back.'"
102. New York City : Manhattan’s most iconic destinations: Times Square, the Broadway District, and Rockefeller Center
This week, we continue exploring New York City and Manhattan’s most iconic destinations: Times Square, the Broadway District, and Rockefeller Center. These landmarks are not just quintessential New York experiences; they’re symbols of the city’s cultural heartbeat. Join us as we stroll through the neon-lit streets, delve into the world of theater, and discover the historical significance of these renowned Manhattan landmarks."
101. New York City Manhattan Experience - A New York City Adventure including the Statue of Liberty
We kick off our New York City series with an overview of Manhattan. We'll stop off at the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Museum, and work our way uptown to Broadway and Central Park.
In upcoming weeks, we'll dive deeper into the indiviual attarctions, but for now, let's start with this overview of The Big Apple.
100. Las Vegas: A Comprehensive Guide to the City's Top Attractions and Hidden Gems
Join us on 'Travel Is Back' as we immerse ourselves in the dazzling world of Las Vegas, a city where entertainment, excitement, and extravagance reign supreme. This episode takes you on a thrilling journey down the iconic Strip, explores the vibrant wonders of Fremont Street, and reveals the innovative marvels of the Sphere at The Venetian. From the electrifying shows and casinos to world-class dining and groundbreaking technology, we uncover the multifaceted allure of Las Vegas. Discover the city's natural beauty, dive into its rich culinary scene, and experience the unparalleled nightlife that makes Las Vegas a destination like no other
Also check out episodes 31 thru 37 for side advenures you can easily do from Vegas including Red Rock Canyon and teh Hoover Dam
I LOVE this!
Johnny, what a wonderful idea this is. I have MS and don’t travel. But I love traveling, and I miss it so, so much. And your telling puts me right there. I enjoy your pods from where I’ve been, and where I haven’t.
Nicely done. I’m gonna promote the f$(k out of this!