Written by CNN Staff Writer
Here are 10 podcasts to help you get you into holiday mode and forget about everything you’re not supposed to be doing…because you want to be.
1. EDGE OF OUR SEATS
Travel journalist Beth Seltzer is on-board for the adventurous chaos of off-road cars driving through the Australian Outback, off-roading in a Jeep through the Big Sur Coast and road-tripping through the Swiss Alps with four-wheeled AI.
2. GO SOUTH
OK, this is hard. A Belgian by birth, Seltzer explores, through South America and throughout Europe, how she’s “imagined” her trip.
3. SPOT ON TOUR
Travel psychologist Dr. Scott Rosenberg offers insights on “what everyone needs to do in their lives” to keep the acid reflux from returning.
4. SPOT ON TWEETS
The followers behind the @_spacetweets account are true travelers — from young entrepreneurs to old geologists — who revel in sharing glimpses of their journeys.
5. DO WHAT YOU LIKE
Travel magazine writer Kelsi Lourenco shares how to achieve all the ups and downs of a truly exploratory trip by pairing her “passion with moderation.”
6. KILL THE MEALS
Alan Goldsher’s guide to avoiding the once-ubiquitous buffets emphasizes what’s really worth eating.
7. LAST CALL
As a seasoned globetrotter, editor Barrie Garwood gives advice for successful wanderlust.
8. ROCKY HORROR
The podcast series gives you an inside look at the world of Britain’s most infamous hot spots.
9. LONG HILL
So much to see, so little time. While the trek to visit the highest peak in Colorado is daunting, Jeff DeAtley gives you all the tips to conquer it.
10. WANTED TO MEET YOUR ZOO
Author David Gandy tells you what to see and do while you’re in the country’s leading zoo.