Summer time might have already began, but it surely’s nonetheless not too late to plan a visit. And contemplating there are a couple of nationwide holidays (July 4th and Labor Day amongst them) to plan your trip round, there isn’t any higher time to maximise your journey plans, both. As a follow-up to final 12 months’s summer time journey episode, Meredith chatted with journey information director Erin Florio and senior commerce editor Elaheh Nozari about the place they are going, and the place you need to go, too—and held down the fort whereas Lale was exploring Bermuda with Women Who Travel Facebook group members.
Amongst their prime picks? Dakar, Senegal, whose surf-friendly seashores, modern music scene, and concrete environs take about the identical flight time to succeed in as Lisbon. In the meantime, Elaheh is working by the Swiss Alps—sure, working on her personal two legs from lodge to lodge—on certainly one of her first group journeys. Nearer to residence, Isla Holbox is on Erin’s planning checklist, due to its beautiful stretches of seashore, crystal clear water, and calmer (relative to Cancun, at the least) vibe. As for Meredith? She’s going to Colombia with Women Who Travel and is de facto, actually, actually excited to solely eat paletas.
We additionally shout out a couple of motels opening this summer time which can be value planning a visit round, just like the Guild Hotel in San Diego, the Block Island Beach House in Rhode Island, and Captain Whidbey Inn on Washington’s Whidbey Island. Plus, we dive right into a bunch extra locations—and some the reason why you need to use the summer to take stock of your vacation days.
Because of Elaheh and Erin for spilling their summer travel secrets. Thanks additionally to Brett Fuchs for engineering and mixing. Test again each Tuesday for the most recent installment of Girls Who Journey. To maintain up with our podcast every week, subscribe to Girls Who Journey on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and you probably have a minute to spare, go away a evaluate—we’d love to listen to from you.