Travel Experiences Reimagined

Mariel Fry

Are you naturally curious to travel and experience more of what the world has to offer? Travel Experiences Reimagined has you covered.

Travel Experiences Reimagined is a podcast that will uncover different types of tours, experiences, and excursions hosted by local people from all over the world. Each week, you will discover and tune in to learn more about the person hosting the tour and what makes their tour unique.I’m your host Mariel, and after traveling to over 10+ countries and going on numerous tours and excursions, I naturally became curious to learn more about the tour, city, and country itself along with the person who is hosting and curating the experience.

To learn more about our hosts, tours, and experiences, visit us on our website Travel Experiences Reimagined

Founder and host Mariel Fry is passionate about experiences, travel, and showcase local culture and tourism to others who are fascinated, interested, and excited to explore what the world has to offer to them. She started her curiosity of travel at the age of 19 where she studied for her associates in Hospitality: Travel and Tourism. After going away internationally, she immediately caught the travel bug to travel the world to over 10+ countries and countless cities to try new, local experiences founded and hosted by local people in the tourism space.

What makes this podcast so special? We interview a new tour guide, tour operator, or host of an experience each week, where we go over their story, more about their tourism business, and any fun facts or tips related to their city that uncovers hidden gems and off the beaten path information to provide to you as the tourist visiting that new city.

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Episodes

Eating & Photography Tour in Santa Barbara, CA | Eat This Shoot That
Aug 18 2023
Eating & Photography Tour in Santa Barbara, CA | Eat This Shoot That
Do you love share Insta worthy photos online of the food you've had, but maybe you're not the best photographer? Would you ever want to try a tour where you can try the food AND take amazing pictures? We have the perfect episode for you!On this episode, we are so excited to have on Tara, owner of Eat This Shoot That based out of Santa Barbara, CA, where she takes people on a food tour to visit incredible local food places while also learning how to take that Insta-worthy photo to show off to your friends, whether it is through your story, reel, post, or a simple text message!Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Tara’s background and how she started her tourism businessBreakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and cocktail places in Santa BarbaraHow Eat This Shoot That came to beSome tips and tricks on how to take a great photo with foodBest phone to take a picture of the food? Listen to the episode to find out!___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go fill out our form to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookSupport the show
Swimming & Embracing Nature With Whales | Majestic Whale Encounters
Aug 4 2023
Swimming & Embracing Nature With Whales | Majestic Whale Encounters
Are you looking for a true, unique, potentially once in a lifetime adventure to be close to a whale? We have a wonderful episode in store for you!On this episode, we are delighted to have on Carmen & Sarah, founder of Majestic Whale Encounters. Carmen has a true love and passion for animals since she was a child, and has evolved and continued to love the travel space and animals. Combining both of her loves together to create a unique experience for people to see whales in person without harming or hurting them is an experience of a lifetime.Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Carmen & Sarah's background and what led them to start their tourism businessLearning more about LPC - love protect and connect and what that means toward the business What’s included when booking a whaling tour with Majestic Whale Encounters The different types of whales and how they thrive and survive in their climate Do you need to scuba dive to go swimming with whales? Listen to the episode to find out! ___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookSupport the show
Looking Through Travel from an Individuals Perspective | Traveling Session
Jul 28 2023
Looking Through Travel from an Individuals Perspective | Traveling Session
Does it frustrate you to look at reviews and not feel like they are speaking to you? We have a wonderful episode for you!On this episode, we are so excited to have on Tony, founder of Traveling Session. Traveling Session has a unique approach when thinking about travel. It views the traveler as an individual vs. just a person traveling to curate and help travelers to find experiences and locations for people to travel to that align with them as a person, whether you love adventures during the day, early morning, and everything in between!Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Tony’s background and what led him to create his travel businessUnderstanding why Tony goes into the individual traveler vs the general public How Tony was able to come up with the Traveling Session nameThe thought process of how Tony came up with his categories Do people have different types of travel styles? Listen to the episode to find out!___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookSupport the show
Creating A Plant Based Experience in St Barths | Plant Based Daily
Jun 9 2023
Creating A Plant Based Experience in St Barths | Plant Based Daily
Looking for a unique cooking and plant based experience that is perfect for friends, families, and couples? We have a treat for you!On this episode, we are delighted to have on Kristine, founder of Plant Based Daily based in St Barths, where she combined her love of food and wellness to create an amazing experience for people to eat healthy and delicious meals on the island, whether it is a cooking class to enjoy with your kids, or a private chef experience to try new types of foods, there is truly something for everyone!Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Kristine's background and how she started her vegan travel business The reason why Kristine moved to St Barth’sBreakdowns of each offerings that she offers in Plant Based Daily A way to get children involved when it comes to cooking in the kitchen Where to find out if foods are good or not? Listen to the episode to find out! ___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsiteSupport the show
Gallavating Around The Highlands of Scotland | Highland Clan Tours
May 26 2023
Gallavating Around The Highlands of Scotland | Highland Clan Tours
Would you ever consider going to Scotland, specifically for the beautiful highlands? Maybe to finally see Loch Ness? Check out this awesome episode!On this episode, we are so excited to have on Colin, founder of Highland Clan Tours, where he combines his love of his country to showcase to tourists and travelers alike to visit castles, countryside, Loch Ness, and any custom tour that you may want to do when visiting. Being both a local and history buff, Colin is there to show you, the tourist and traveler, a true, real, and authentic experience. Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Colin and why he started his tourism business General overview of the different tours that Colin offersThe history behind Loch Ness and if it is worth it go check outTop cities to visit within the Highlands Where has the most amount of distilleries in Scotland? Listen to the episode to find out! ___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsiteSupport the show
Veggin Out With A World Class Vegan | World Vegan Travel
May 19 2023
Veggin Out With A World Class Vegan | World Vegan Travel
Are you a vegan but searching for a company that does luxury group adventures specifically for vegans? You are in luck with this amazing episode!On this episode, we are delighted to have on Brighde, founder of World Vegan Travel. When she would travel the world, it would often be a struggle to find vegan restaurants, but to find a luxury experience for vegans to embrace the culture, views, and food all in one. She combined her love of travel and veganism to create her luxury business to cater to vegan lovers all over the world. Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Brighde's background and how she started her vegan travel business Why she became vegan in the first place What does a typical day look like on World Vegan TravelAn overview of what is included in World Vegan Travel Can you guess the name of the website to find vegan hotels? Listen to the episode to find out! ___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsiteSupport the show
Catering To The Boomers Travel Needs, Wants, And Desires | Beach Travel Wine
May 12 2023
Catering To The Boomers Travel Needs, Wants, And Desires | Beach Travel Wine
Do you struggle to meet people who are like-minded and enjoy the things you enjoy? If you are a boomer, fear not as we have a treat in store!On this episode, we are so excited to have on both Lyle and Leanne, founders of the podcast and blog Beach Travel Wine! With careful planning, they were able to retire early to travel the world together. They both genuinely love to travel and explore the world, one city at a time. Each of their episodes is both a podcast and a blog to go over places they visit, things to do, and tips along the way!Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Leanne and Lyle and why they started their travel podcastWhy they picked their name for their podcast Top experiences that they’ve both doneGoing over their favorite beach spots, travel destinations, and type of wine Did they travel to every place that they went on when talking about their podcast? Listen to the episode to find out!___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsiteSupport the show
Delicious Foods, Restaurants, & Local Farms in Bordeaux | Aquitaine Travel Guide
May 5 2023
Delicious Foods, Restaurants, & Local Farms in Bordeaux | Aquitaine Travel Guide
Itching to explore in Europe? Love food but not sure where to find local, authentic, and delicious meals? Check out our episode with Anne!On this episode, we are so excited to have on Anne, founder of Aquitaine Travel Guide, where she is based outside of Bordeaux, France. She went to culinary school to learn about the food in France, to eventually settling down with her husband to start a family. Anne loves to combine her love food to nature and take people on amazing food experiences to eat, sip, and enjoy everything about France!Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Anne's food tourism business and how she started her businessThe history of Bordeaux and how Anne ties that into her toursThe variety of tours that she offers through her businessTop unique food options to order to in France and Bordeaux areaIs Anne's area known for white wine and cheese? Listen to the episode to find out!___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsiteSupport the show
Retreats To De-Stress, Connect To Your Inner Self, & Explore | Insynergy Retreats
Apr 28 2023
Retreats To De-Stress, Connect To Your Inner Self, & Explore | Insynergy Retreats
Are you stressed? Trying to find a way to de-stress? Looking for a way to feel good about your mind, body, and soul? Check out our episode with Dr. Misha!On this episode, we are delighted to have on Dr. Misha, owner of In Synergy Wellness where she is a physiotherapist along with a yoga instructor. She has been fascinated by the human body to understand movement from a holistic perspective. Dr. Misha has a love of travel as well and decided to combine her love of travel with movement to offer unique retreats both domestically in the USA along with internationally in Africa. Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Misha's background and why she started hosting retreatsLogistics and what is included in each of her retreatsThe types of activities that she offers in the retreatsYoga poses to help with your lower backIs hot yoga or regular yoga better for you? Listen to the episode to find out!___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsiteSupport the show
Creating A New Type of Career in The Travel Industry | The Travel Coach Network
Apr 21 2023
Creating A New Type of Career in The Travel Industry | The Travel Coach Network
What is the definition of a travel coach? Are they travel agents? Or do they do something more? Check out our episode with Sahara to learn what a travel coach is!On this episode, we are so excited to have on Sahara, founder of The Travel Coach Network, where she has traveled to countless countries to figure out her "why" and decided to not only become a travel coach, but created a program that is accredited to become a travel coach for other people to help others in the travel space! Sahara also has an impressive background by helping other corporate companies instill a corporate wellness program.Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn about Sahara's background and how she started her travel businessWhat is the definition of a travel coach and why they are not travel agentsWhat is included in The Travel Coach Network programHow to get the word out there about travel coaching The number one thing to change in corporate for vacations? Listen to the episode to find out!Do you want to become a travel coach? Click on the link here to learn more about The Travel Coach Network!!___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsiteSupport the show
Exploring Hidden Gems in England | Experience Hampshire
Apr 7 2023
Exploring Hidden Gems in England | Experience Hampshire
Would you ever go outside of a big city to explore something smaller, sweet, and with lots of history based in England? We have an amazing episode for you!On this episode, we are delighted to have on Roger, founder of Experience Hampshire, where he has been in the travel industry for many years before deciding to create a space to connect travelers with local experiences based on the area of which he lived. Roger's company offers something for everything; between families, couples, and even solo travelers to enjoy unique experiences that showcase the best of Hampshire county.Some highlights we talk about in the episode:Learn more about Roger’s background and why he started his travel businessThe experience of visiting Experience HampshireTop experiences for groups, couples, solo travelers, and familiesWhat makes Hampshire a unique place to visit The biggest difference between city and a town? Listen to the episode to find out!___________________________________________________Did you love today's episode? Don't forget to click "Subscribe" and share with us a comment on how you're loving the podcast so far!Are you interested in being featured as a tour guide or host on our podcast? Go to our website to find out how YOU can have a chance to share your story and elevate your voice by sharing more about your background, what you offer, and fun facts and tips about your city!Travel Experiences Reimagined Links:InstagramFacebookTwitterWebsiteSupport the show