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We Travel There with Lee Huffman

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Locals from around the world share the hidden treasures of their city. We’ll go beyond the basic tourist attractions to discover the best things to do, eat, drink, and see from a local’s point of view. Whether you’re using airline miles, hotel points, or cold hard cash to travel, our goal is for you to have the best experience possible when you visit these cities thanks to the insider knowledge of our guests. Stay tuned and subscribe so that you can join us when we travel there.

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United States

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Locals from around the world share the hidden treasures of their city. We’ll go beyond the basic tourist attractions to discover the best things to do, eat, drink, and see from a local’s point of view. Whether you’re using airline miles, hotel points, or cold hard cash to travel, our goal is for you to have the best experience possible when you visit these cities thanks to the insider knowledge of our guests. Stay tuned and subscribe so that you can join us when we travel there.

Language:

English

Contact:

714-240-4048


Episodes
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Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

5/20/2024
We’re with Ben Camille of TravelDefend.com to ask if travel insurance is worth it? We compare single-trip vs. annual travel insurance, how travel insurance compares to credit card benefits, and what type of exclusions listeners need to be aware of. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/travelinsurance Miles & points make travel affordable but tracking them is difficult. That's why I use AwardWallet to monitor rewards, reservations & free night certificates. Sign up for free at WeTravelThere.com/awardwallet

Duration:00:38:10

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Angouleme, France | Hotel de Ville, Les Halles Market & Cartoon Murals

5/13/2024
We’re in Angouleme, France, with Kylie Lang of LifeInRuralFrance.com. We talk about touring the Hotel de Ville, a 12th-century castle, exploring the Les Halles market, and searching for more than 30 cartoon murals around the city. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/angouleme Let Awayz help you find the best hotel point redemptions for your next vacation. Sign up now at WeTravelThere.com/awayz or use the promo code LEE to save $20 off your subscription.

Duration:00:38:17

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Palm Springs, CA | Modernism Week, Aerial Tramway & The Living Desert

5/6/2024
We’re in Palm Springs, California, with Adriane Berg of AgelessTraveler.com. We talk about touring homes during Modernism Week, taking the Aerial Tramway through 11 climate zones, and seeing the black rhinos at The Living Desert. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at WeTravelThere.com/palmsprings Acorns invests your spare change automatically on every purchase and earns Found Money at participating retailers. It's a great way to save for travel. For a limited time, sign up at wetravelthere.com/acorns & we’ll both earn $5.

Duration:00:40:17

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Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico | Grape Harvest Fiesta, Ruta del Vino & La Bufadora

4/29/2024
We’re in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico, with Stephanie Antin of AlmostFreeFamilyTravel.com. We talk about attending the annual Grape Harvest Fiestas, riding on the Ruta del Vino Bike Ride, and exploring La Bufadora. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/guadalupe Bluffworks’ stylish clothing is designed with the modern traveler in mind. It is wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, and very comfortable with hidden pockets to protect your valuables. Save 10% with our promo code at WeTravelThere.com/bluffworks

Duration:00:25:26

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Ericeira, Portugal | World Surf Reserve, Sardine Festival & Palace of Mafra

4/22/2024
We’re in Ericeira, Portugal, with Rachel Covert of RachelTalksMoney.com. We talk about learning how to surf at this World Surf Reserve, attending the Sardine Festival, and touring the Palace of Mafra. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/ericeira Miles & points make travel affordable but tracking them is difficult. That's why I use AwardWallet to monitor rewards, reservations & free night certificates. Sign up for free at WeTravelThere.com/awardwallet

Duration:00:40:58

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Philadelphia, PA | Jim's South St, West Philly Porch Fest & Rodin Museum

4/15/2024
We’re in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with Fayge Horesh, the co-host of the D Listers of History podcast. We talk about eating a cheesesteak at Jim’s South St., attending the West Philly Porch Fest, and exploring the Rodin Museum. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at WeTravelThere.com/philly Let Awayz help you find the best hotel point redemptions for your next vacation. Sign up now at WeTravelThere.com/awayz or use the promo code LEE to save $20 off your subscription.

Duration:00:36:03

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Brasov, Romania | Tampa Mountain, Libearty Bear Sanctuary & Rope Street Bastion

4/8/2024
We’re in Brasov, Romania, with Marius Iliescu of RomanianFriend.com. We talk about hiking Tampa Mountain, touring the Libearty Bear Sanctuary, and exploring the Rope Street Bastion. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/brasov Acorns invests your spare change automatically on every purchase and earns Found Money at participating retailers. It's a great way to save for travel. For a limited time, sign up at wetravelthere.com/acorns & we’ll both earn $5.

Duration:00:44:28

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Christ Church, Barbados - Harrison's Cave, Barbados Garrison & St Nicholas Abbey

4/1/2024
We’re in Christ Church, Barbados, with Rikimah Glymph of BWellTravel365.com. Rikimah and I talk about exploring Harrison’s Cave, visiting the Barbados Garrison, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and touring St Nicholas Abbey, one of the oldest buildings on the island. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/christchurch Bluffworks’ stylish clothing is designed with the modern traveler in mind. It is wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, and very comfortable with hidden pockets to protect your valuables. Save 10% with our promo code at WeTravelThere.com/bluffworks

Duration:00:35:56

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Hudson Valley, NY - Vanderbilt Mansion, Mohonk Mountain House & Kaaterskill Falls

3/25/2024
We’re in Hudson Valley, New York, with Amanda Dana of OrangeTourism.org. We talk about visiting the Vanderbilt Mansion, booking a stay at Mohonk Mountain House, an award-winning Victorian castle from 1869, and hiking out to Kaaterskill Falls to admire its beauty. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/hudsonvalley Miles & points make travel affordable but tracking them is difficult. That's why I use AwardWallet to monitor rewards, reservations & free night certificates. Sign up for free at WeTravelThere.com/awardwallet

Duration:00:34:44

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Pleasant Hill, CA - Mount Diablo, Dinosaur Hill & Rasputin Music

3/18/2024
We’re in Pleasant Hill, California, with Trish Snowden, the CEO of StayPleasantHill.com. We talk about hiking at Mount Diablo State Park, taking in the views from Dinosaur Hill, and listening to vinyl records at Rasputin Music. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/pleasanthill Let Awayz help you find the best hotel point redemptions for your next vacation. Sign up now at WeTravelThere.com/awayz or use the promo code LEE to save $20 off your subscription.

Duration:00:40:31

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Spring Break Ideas For Families

3/11/2024
I’m with my kids, Timothy and Scarlett, to chat about spring break ideas for families. we talk about different types of spring break trips, from adventures at the beach to skiing down the slopes and everything in between. We also discuss ways to save money on spring break vacations and how to get the family involved in planning the vacation. Show notes are at https://WeTravelThere.com/springbreak Acorns invests your spare change automatically on every purchase and earns Found Money at participating retailers. It's a great way to save for travel. For a limited time, sign up at wetravelthere.com/acorns & we’ll both earn $5.

Duration:00:30:14

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Istanbul, Turkey | Dolmabahce Palace, Prince's Islands & Hagia Sofia

3/4/2024
We’re in Istanbul, Turkey, with Pinar Tarhan, the author of “A Change Would Do You Good.” Pinar and I talk about visiting Dolmabahce Palace, swimming at Prince’s Islands, and exploring the historic Hagia Sofia, which was completed in 537 A.D. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/istanbul Bluffworks’ stylish clothing is designed with the modern traveler in mind. It is wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, and very comfortable with hidden pockets to protect your valuables. Save 10% with our promo code at WeTravelThere.com/bluffworks

Duration:00:29:28

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Gainesville, FL | Butterfly Rainforest, Devil's Millhopper & Ichetucknee Springs

2/26/2024
We’re in Gainesville, Florida, with Paulette Perhach of WelcomeToTheWritersLife.com. We talk about visiting the Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History, hiking through a sinkhole forest at Devil’s Millhopper, and canoeing the crystal-clear water at Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/gainesville Miles & points make travel affordable but tracking them is difficult. That's why I use AwardWallet to monitor rewards, reservations & free night certificates. Sign up for free at WeTravelThere.com/awardwallet

Duration:00:26:27

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Leiden, Netherlands | Burcht van Leiden, KattenCafe & Pieterskerk Church

2/19/2024
We’re in Leiden, Netherlands, with Marina Krivonossova of RetoldMarketing.com. We talk about seeing the castle ruins at Burcht van Leiden, petting the kittens at Sophie KattenCafe and admiring the beautiful architecture of the Pieterskerk Church. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/leiden Let Awayz help you find the best hotel point redemptions for your next vacation. Sign up now at WeTravelThere.com/awayz or use the promo code LEE to save $20 off your subscription.

Duration:00:35:41

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Douala, Cameroon | Edea Reserve, Ekom Nkam Waterfalls & Marche de Fleurs

2/12/2024
We’re in Douala, Cameroon, with Akang Claudy-Ann Ekinde of Tourism Forever Cameroon. We talk about seeing the animals at the Douala Edea Reserve, exploring the Ekom Nkam Waterfalls, and buying local crafts at the Marche des Fleurs local market. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/douala Acorns invests your spare change automatically on every purchase and earns Found Money at participating retailers. It's a great way to save for travel. For a limited time, sign up at wetravelthere.com/acorns & we’ll both earn $5.

Duration:00:30:01

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Paris, France | Sacre Couer, Free Museums & Fashion Week

2/5/2024
We’re in Paris, France, with Jay Swanson of Paris in My Pocket. Jay and I talk about attending the Nuit Blanche annual contemporary art festival, watching the sun rise at Sacre Couer, and seeing the fireworks at the Eiffel Tower on Bastille Day. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/paris Bluffworks’ stylish clothing is designed with the modern traveler in mind. It is wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, and very comfortable with hidden pockets to protect your valuables. Save 10% with our promo code at https://WeTravelThere.com/bluffworks

Duration:00:40:04

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Lima, Peru | Dedalo, Huaca Pucllana Ruins & Museo de Pisco

1/29/2024
We’re in Lima, Peru, with Alex Hildebrandt of SuyoPisco.com. We talk about shopping for arts and crafts at Dedalo in Barranco, exploring the ruins at Huaca Pucllana, and visiting the Museo de Pisco to try their tasting menu. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/lima Miles & points make travel affordable but tracking them is difficult. That's why I use AwardWallet to monitor rewards, reservations & free night certificates. Sign up for free at WeTravelThere.com/awardwallet

Duration:00:37:07

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Savannah, GA | Broughton Street, Tybee Island & House of Mata Hari

1/22/2024
We’re in Savannah, Georgia, with Josh Calcanis of TheInvestingCircle.com. We talk about seeing the holiday decorations on Broughton Street, visting the Tybee Island Lighthouse, and searching for The House of Mata Hari speakeasy. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/savannah Let Awayz help you find the best hotel point redemptions for your next vacation. Sign up now at WeTravelThere.com/awayz or use the promo code LEE2023 to save $20 off your subscription.

Duration:00:36:44

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Galapagos Islands | Snorkeling with Penguins, White Sand Beaches & Bird Island

1/15/2024
We’re on the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador with Fernando Diez of Quasar Expeditions. We talk about snorkeling with penguins, relaxing on the white sand beaches of Espanola, and exploring the island of Genovesa, a collapsed caldera known as Bird Island. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/galapagos Acorns invests your spare change automatically on every purchase and earns Found Money at participating retailers. It's a great way to save for travel. For a limited time, sign up at wetravelthere.com/acorns & we’ll both earn $5

Duration:00:37:35

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Nikko, Japan | Great Wisteria Festival, Lake Chuzenji & Ashikaga Flower Park

1/8/2024
We’re in Nikko, Japan, with Derek Souza and Angus Miyaji of IACE on behalf of the Tochigi Prefecture. We talk about attending the Great Wisteria Festival, explore Lake Chuzenji, and visiting the Ashikaga Flower Park. Show notes & our 1-page guide are at https://WeTravelThere.com/nikko Bluffworks’ stylish clothing is designed with the modern traveler in mind. It is wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, and very comfortable with hidden pockets to protect your valuables. Save 10% with our promo code at WeTravelThere.com/bluffworks

Duration:00:38:10