Episode 14:  Why Visit Jamaica

Episode 14: Why Visit Jamaica

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[podcast_subscribe id="715"] Looking for a destination that has great beaches, amazing food and low-key vibe? How about Jamaica? That’s right, the beautiful Caribbean island is a whole vibe that you are sure to find yourself having one love for. This episode is all about Jamaica- an ultimate guide from a trusted source of information about traveling to Jamaica. Tamara Christie - Johnson is with the Jamaica Tourist Board. Tamara is a Business Development Manager with the Jamaica Tourist Board where they promote Jamaica and work with individuals who are within the travel industry, media, festivals, and more. They spread information about traveling to Jamaica for weddings, vacations, honeymoons, and so much more. Here’s a snippet of the information on COVID-19 pandemic travel guidelines that you’ll find at visitjamaica.com: Jamaica is…
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Episode 13:  Travel Talk with Joey Held

Episode 13: Travel Talk with Joey Held

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[podcast_subscribe id="715"] In this episode of the Erica James Travel Show, I am talking to Joey Held. Joey is a writer and podcast host based in Austin, TX. He is the host of two podcast---the Good People, Cool Things and Parks n Wrecked podcasts. Joey Held also runs the food blog Phat Phoodies, and is the creator of Crisp Bounce Pass, a newsletter exploring the intersection of basketball and pop culture. When he’s not working on a story or podcasting, Joey enjoys playing with his band Burning Years, traveling to new cities, and spending time with his two pups. They truly do give the best cuddles.   Today's episode, I am diving into Joey's travel journey, his past vacations, and some of his current travel goals. Instagram: https://instagram.com/phat_phoodies Twitter: https://twitter.com/josephcurrency LinkedIn:…
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Episode 12:  Travel Tips I Learned from Watching Seinfeld

Episode 12: Travel Tips I Learned from Watching Seinfeld

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[podcast_subscribe id="715"] Still a shock to me how I went from one to twelve episodes without mentioning the sitcom Seinfeld. I am so excited about Episode #12 of The Erica James Travel Show, as I reveal 19 tips I learned from watching Seinfeld. So let's have some fun going over the 19 best travel tips that I learned from watching my FAVORITE show of all time, Seinfeld. Tip 1: Trips are relationship killers! Be careful how soon you travel with someone who you are dating. It could change the dynamics of your relationship. It can be good or bad. Jerry’s girlfriend didn’t like the resort. It was raining and they ran out of things to talk. She even thought he was being cheap. “Trips can be relationship killers”. Have a…
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Episode 11:  Travel Talk with SARAH Greaves-Gabbadon

Episode 11: Travel Talk with SARAH Greaves-Gabbadon

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[podcast_subscribe id="715"] In this episode 11, I am talking to the self-described "Carivangelist" Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, better known as JetSetSarah. Sarah will share just how much the Caribbean Islands have to offer and why she loves it so much. Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon has been featured on Forbes as one of the 15 Black Travel Writers To Read Now. She has a background in travel and tourism and is a self-described Carivangelist meaning she wants to spread the gospel and diversity of the Caribbean.  Her travels were only family-related as a child going back and forth between Jamaica, Barbados, and England which is why she’s passionate about the Caribbean. JetSetSarah has all the wealth of information that you need for your future travel plans to the Caribbean while keeping safe from COVID-19. Here’s…
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Episode 9:  Travel Talk with Leonard Bean

Episode 9: Travel Talk with Leonard Bean

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[podcast_subscribe id="715"] Are you friends, on social media, with people who are always traveling, they never seem to be home, they are out living their best life and exploring the world? You know those kind of people, right? We all follow, at least, one person like that! I don't know about you, but I love following people like that! I love hearing about people's travels and being inspired by them to travel to new places. In today's episode, we're going to talk to Leonard Bean who has a love and a passion for travel. He will share how his passion for travel was sparked, the many places he has been and how he is pivoting during this pandemic to feed his travel needs. Instagram: @leonard_bean Rate, Review, & Subscribe on…
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Episode 6: The Beginner’s Episode to Travel Points

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[podcast_subscribe id="715"] Everything you need to know about points, miles, airlines and credit cards I know you already like free things, right? How about free travel? Yay! I love free travel and I think you do too, right again? I invite Samantha Rosen of The Points Guy on the show to discuss everything you need to know about points, miles, airlines and credit cards so that you can travel the world at little to now cost! Travel has always been part of Samantha’s life since childhood but she knew nothing about travel points and miles until she joined The Points Guy. And in a very weird way, she used her lack of knowledge as a starting point to teach others on the same topic. The best thing about the tips…
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Episode 3: Steps New Travelers Should Do

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[podcast_subscribe id="715"] Can you believe I started traveling 12 years ago? I can’t believe it’s been that long and how much I’ve learned since. Some of these things I wish I knew back when I started my travel journey but that’s okay because YOU don’t have to learn the hard way. In the show today, I give tips on how you can prepare for travel as a first-time traveler. What’s even more fun? It’s firsthand information with my firsthand examples and experiences! These include: How you can travel for free. Yes, FREE! Why during the Coronavirus is the best time to apply for your passport How you can avoid airport security stress. How you can have a vacation that suits you and someone to help you when you have problems.…
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