20 episodes

Wander By Proxy brings stories from women about the priceless experiences collected while traveling. For those privileged enough to have a travel story—a moment where, while you left the safety of home, you suddenly felt more connected to yourself, the people around you, or the world—it has probably become part of your internal framework. Wander By Proxy host Leah Falyn interviews travelers about these life-changing turning points. Episodes are released every other Wednesday morning.

Wander By Proxy Leah Falyn

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    • 4.7 • 11 Ratings

Wander By Proxy brings stories from women about the priceless experiences collected while traveling. For those privileged enough to have a travel story—a moment where, while you left the safety of home, you suddenly felt more connected to yourself, the people around you, or the world—it has probably become part of your internal framework. Wander By Proxy host Leah Falyn interviews travelers about these life-changing turning points. Episodes are released every other Wednesday morning.

    18. A Family in Colombia

    18. A Family in Colombia

    Adopted as a baby from Colombia to Minnesota, Mary Schreier finds her biological parents and gets on a plane to Colombia to meet them for the first time. 
    Follow Mary’s adventures on Instagram at @mary_onthemap.  
    Rate and subscribe to Wander By Proxy on your podcast app of choice.
    For more insight from guests, travel inspiration and recommendations, and episode teasers, follow Wander By Proxy on:
    Instagram @wanderbyproxypodcast Facebook @wanderbyproxypodcast Do you have a travel story that changed your perception? Visit the website and fill out the story pitch form! 
    For more information on Wander By Proxy, read a transcription of this interview, or contact Leah Falyn, visit the website at wanderbyproxy.com.
    Don’t forget to rate and review Wander By Proxy!
    Thank you for listening!

    • 33 min
    17. Dreaming in Spanish

    17. Dreaming in Spanish

    Kristen Glazer Felegy shares her study abroad story—a time where she was so focused on immersing herself in a different language and culture that she started dreaming differently
    Follow Kristen's adventures on Instagram at @expeditionkristen.  
    Rate and subscribe to Wander By Proxy on your podcast app of choice.
    For more insight from guests, travel inspiration and recommendations, and episode teasers, follow Wander By Proxy on:
    Instagram @wanderbyproxypodcast Facebook @wanderbyproxypodcast Do you have a travel story that changed your perception? Visit the website and fill out the story pitch form! 
    For more information on Wander By Proxy, read a transcription of this interview, or contact Leah Falyn, visit the website at wanderbyproxy.com.
    Don’t forget to rate and review Wander By Proxy!
    Thank you for listening!

    • 14 min
    Bonus Episode: 2020 Wander Quotes

    Bonus Episode: 2020 Wander Quotes

    Since Wander By Proxy is officially one-year old, this bonus episode compiles some of the best quotes from each episode that ran in 2020. Having a bad day? This clip is stacked with inspiration and perspective. 
    Wander By Proxy will be releasing new episodes every other Wednesday throughout 2021, so be sure to subscribe and follow on social media and wherever you listen to podcasts. 
    Quotes attributed in order:
    Lauren Gabel 1. Trekking in Vietnam @theoutofofficegal Autumn Spredemann 2. Love in Bolivia @travellingamazon Maddi Brown 3. Dude Ranching in Montana @maddicbrown Cienna Richards 4. Group Travel in Germany @cienna_travels Taylor Mills 5. Film Festival in the Netherlands @tmillsj Amy Conroy 6. Day of the Dead in Mexico @amysmundo Jennifer Parnall 7. Quarantine in Spain @jlynnparnall Stephanie James 8. Digital Nomad in Ecuador @justavessel22 Jenna Z 9. Chronic Wellness in a Bus @highspiritsjourney Sara Lynch 10. Sparks in Chile @planetwithsara Melissa Miller 11. Running Down Mountains @miss.rover Elizabeth Hensley 12. Generosity on the HWY @thelizapproach Estrella Quiroz 13. Strangers on a Plane @estrellaq95 Emily Theisen + Jordan Mileski 14. The Adventurous Spirit @emilytheisen_  @jordan.mileski Manupalooza + Sofia 15. Host A Sister @manupalooza  @lamagaa For more insight from guests, travel inspiration and recommendations, and episode teasers, follow Wander By Proxy on:
    Instagram @wanderbyproxypodcast Facebook @wanderbyproxypodcast Do you have a travel story that changed your perception? Visit the website and fill out the story pitch form! 
    For more information on Wander By Proxy, read a transcription of this interview, or contact Leah Falyn, visit the website at wanderbyproxy.com.
    Don’t forget to rate and review Wander By Proxy!
    Thank you for listening!

    • 5 min
    16. Serenity in the Rain Forest

    16. Serenity in the Rain Forest

    Lauren Gay shares her experience going solo (and I mean solo) at a resort in Antigua and how her time away from phone screens & expectations strengthened her inner guidance.  
    Follow Lauren’s adventures on Instagram at @outdoorsydiva.
    Rate and subscribe to Wander By Proxy on your podcast app of choice.
    For more insight from guests, travel inspiration and recommendations, and episode teasers, follow Wander By Proxy on:
    Instagram @wanderbyproxypodcast Facebook @wanderbyproxypodcast Do you have a travel story that changed your perception? Visit the website and fill out the story pitch form! 
    For more information on Wander By Proxy, read a transcription of this interview, or contact Leah Falyn, visit the website at wanderbyproxy.com.
    Don’t forget to rate and review Wander By Proxy!
    Thank you for listening!

    • 20 min
    15. Host A Sister

    15. Host A Sister

    In collaboration with Host A Sister, a global community of women sharing their homes and experiences with one another, episode 15 features the stories of two women and how their lives and travel experiences have been enriched by the travel network. This episode is split into two parts:
     
    Part 1 features Manu of @manupalooza shares how when she couldn’t be with her mother over Christmas, she posted on the Host A Sister Facebook group. Two women stepped up to the plate.
    Part 2 features Sofia @lamagaa, who has hosted five HAS members! She shares how one guest visited at the most opportune time. 
    Join the Host A Sister group on Facebook to get acquainted with amazing women from around the world. 
    This is the last episode of 2020! The next episode will be released January 20, 2021. 
    Rate and subscribe to Wander By Proxy on your podcast app of choice.
    For more insight from guests, travel inspiration and recommendations, and episode teasers, follow Wander By Proxy on:
    Instagram @wanderbyproxypodcast Facebook @wanderbyproxypodcast Do you have a travel story that changed your perception? Visit the website and fill out the story pitch form! 
    For more information on Wander By Proxy, read a transcription of this interview, or contact Leah Falyn, visit the website at wanderbyproxy.com.
    Don’t forget to rate and review Wander By Proxy!
    Thank you for listening!

    • 25 min
    14. The Adventurous Spirit

    14. The Adventurous Spirit

    This episode is a little different from the rest. I talk with two creatives on how they’ve been keeping the adventurous alive through the hum-drum of life during a pandemic. Emily Theisen and Jordan Mileski are two Minnesota-based photographers, but their creativity flows through a variety of outlets. Today we emphasize that creativity is a form of adventure. 
    Follow Jordan Mileski’s projects and adventures at @jordan.mileski. See even more at www.jordanmileski.com. Jordan recently released a new font! (The creativity seemingly doesn’t end)
    Follow Emily Theisen’s projects and adventures at at @emilytheisen_. She’s a wedding photographer at @litecreatives. Learn more at www.LiteCreatives.com.
    Rate and subscribe to Wander By Proxy on your podcast app of choice.
    For more insight from guests, travel inspiration and recommendations, and episode teasers, follow Wander By Proxy on:
    Instagram @wanderbyproxypodcast Facebook @wanderbyproxypodcast Do you have a travel story that changed your perception? Visit the website and fill out the story pitch form! 
    For more information on Wander By Proxy, read a transcription of this interview, or contact Leah Falyn, visit the website at wanderbyproxy.com.
    Don’t forget to rate and review Wander By Proxy!
    Thank you for listening!

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Podcaster444 ,

If You Love To Travel, This Ones For You

The stories shared by Leah are awesome. She connects us with exciting, real life stories. The episodes are like any real adventure, you never know what it may bring and has a true meaning bigger than the story at face.

I love listening to learn more about new places, other adventures and some fun life lessons!

Cassiecmc ,

Great interviewer and topics!

I love what she’s created and how she’s structured the episodes. So good!

HelloandNo ,

Excellent

Love this show. Always keeps me interested and always look forward to new episodes.
-Tabby from Your New Best Friends podcast

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