Out Travel The System

Out Travel The System

Even when we’re not going anywhere, we’re planning our next adventure. As a global leader in travel, Expedia has created this entertaining podcast offering travel information and ideas so you can learn and get inspired. Before you embark on your next trip, join host Nisreene Atassi to swap tips with travel experts and industry insiders, as well as people just like you who have great travel stories to share. Subscribe today, and learn to navigate the online travel booking space and Out Travel The System. Got a great travel story to share? We’d love to hear from you, @Expedia on social media.

Episodes

December 9, 2022 33 min

A look back at the best travel tips and holiday hacks from Season 4. Nisreene highlights the top travel recommendations from the experts we spoke with this season.

Mark as Played

This is the episode for you if you’re looking for travel ideas for next year. Nisreene unpacks the data on Expedia’s 2023 Travel Trends Report with data correspondent Christie Hudson to reveal the new unmissable experiences and the next bucket-list destinations.

Mark as Played

Getting away from what's 'touristy' and instead, living like a local has long been a goal for those seeking global adventures. In this episode, Nisreene speaks with digital nomad, Maria Perett about her experiences as a girl who grew up in small-town Appalachia and chose to swap America for slow traveling solo across the world.

Mark as Played

Planning a family vacation is a lot of pressure, and sometimes it feels impossible to make everyone happy. How do you balance lodging for grandparents, planning activities for the kids, and building in time for relaxation for parents without getting overwhelmed? Nissy speaks with family travel expert, Nevin Martell, to discuss the primary concerns and considerations that should be addressed to ensure a seamless vacation with the fa...

Mark as Played
November 11, 2022 51 min

Some of the perfect selfie destinations have become bustling tourist hotspots that are overcrowded and incredibly pricey. So where are those lesser-known but equally unbelievable destinations? Nisreene speaks with former Travel + Leisure Editor, Siobhan Reid, to find out.

Mark as Played
November 4, 2022 38 min

Author of “1000 Places to See Before You Die” Patricia Schultz discusses the best adventures and tips for planning your bucket list dream destination adventure. Whether that be stateside or across the globe, it’s not out of the question - nor out of your budget. This is the episode to help you start planning for epic vacations in 2023.

Mark as Played

Nisreene speaks with Disney planning specialist Lou Mongello to get tips on finding the best lodging options for a Disney vacation. Tune in to discover the different types of accommodations, booking lead times, how to find the cheapest rates, and much more.

Mark as Played

Venice, The Maldives, The Great Barrier Reef, The Amazon, and Machu Picchu. These are all places where travelers are itching to go but the reality is they’re being destroyed by over-tourism. In this episode, Nisreene speaks with former NY Times correspondent and Author Elizabeth Becker, who is heralded as of the pioneers in the coverage of over-tourism, for her tips on how we can continue to explore the world less damagingly.

Mark as Played

Traveling can always come with a few challenges, whether it’s a delayed flight or botched reservation, but your vacation shouldn't be ruined because of a bump in the road. Nisreene is joined by Neurologist David Strayer, who shares his advice on staying grounded during your travels, paying attention to your mental health, and some tricks on how to re-center and find peace on the road.

Mark as Played

New York has NYC, California has LA and Nevada has Vegas. But outside of these tourist hot spots, there are local gems bursting with history and culture, true Americana style. Small-town adventures can be the quick affordable vacation you need to get out of the city and into some of America’s cutest rural towns. In this episode, Nisreene looks into some of the best unknown small towns in America with author and photographer Matt Hr...

Mark as Played

Wouldn’t it be useful to have a pre-travel checklist for when you need to pack? In this episode, celebrity stylist and professional luggage packer for the stars, Jennifer Michalski-Bray shares her insider tips on how to pack a carry-on-friendly, away-from-home wardrobe that will have you effortlessly put together.

Mark as Played
September 23, 2022 28 min

What makes people 'made to travel': is it something you're born to do or shaped into doing? That’s what this episode will be exploring with our guest, Yolanda Edwards, founder of the Yolo Journal.

Mark as Played

What membership programs and loyalty schemes are worth signing up for? And which credit cards can help you unlock more travel in 2023? Nisreene speaks to Katherine Fan (Points Guy/Nerdwallet) to get an insider’s tips on hacking the loyalty game that only a personal finance pro would know. Learn how to hack the Expedia Rewards program and others with this episode.

Mark as Played

There are some places that will get you funny looks when you mention your travel plans there. But why? In this episode, Nisreene speaks with Jessica Nabongo, the first black woman who has visited every country in the world to talk about traveling to unexpected and controversial places. If you’re looking for advice on how to get off the beaten track, this is the episode for you.

Mark as Played
September 2, 2022 35 min

Honeymoons are expected to soar post-pandemic, meaning that epic resort you saw on Instagram might be all booked up by the time you're ready to jet-set. In this episode, Nisreene speaks to the couple currently on the world’s longest honeymoon, to get the low-down on how to pivot plans without sacrificing the exciting and epic.

Mark as Played
August 26, 2022 2 min

Expedia’s Out Travel the System is back for a 4th season! Join host Nisreene Atassi as we cover all the latest travel tips, tricks, hacks and shortcuts with global experts, and tackle the changing landscape of travel and how to navigate.

Mark as Played

Welcome to 2022 - we couldn't let it go by without a little something from our team at Out Travel the System, even as we continue planning Season Four!

On this mini-episode, we're hoping to help you set your travel intentions for the year by giving you the inside scoop on 2022's hottest destinations. Host  Nisreene Atassi  also details what the  Expedia  search data is showing in terms of trends for the 12 months ahead...

Mark as Played

Hey Out Travel the System listeners - we're not slouching on our mission to be your ultimate travel companion, even while we're on hiatus between Season Three and Season Four!

In this episode, we are bringing you deep data right from the vaults of  Expedia  and the  Airlines Reporting Corporation , an industry leader in air travel intelligence. These are our very best travel tips, tricks, and hacks.

Listen in as host  Nis...

Mark as Played

We're wrapping up Season Three of Out Travel the System on an extremely high note - by interviewing none other than  Ryan Reynolds  and  Rob McElhenney! Although you may know them best from their antics on both the small and big screen, the topic at hand is their new project,  Wrexham AFC  - one of the oldest football clubs in the world.  

Listen in to our last episode of the season as they talk about their business bromance w...

Mark as Played

Ooh la la, it's time for the last deep dive into an international destination this season - get ready for it, Out Travel the System is heading to France!

In this episode, host  Nisreene Atassi  draws on the expertise of  Jackie Kai Ellis , an author, designer, and classically-trained pastry chef with a home base in Paris, and  Antoine Walter , a Director, Market Management in France for  Expedia , to suss out everything you ne...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Piketon Massacre

    The most notorious mass murder in Ohio’s history happened on the night of April 21, 2016 in rural Pike County. Four crime scenes, thirty-two gunshot wounds, eight members of the Rhoden family left dead in their homes. Two years later a local family of four, the Wagners, are arrested and charged with the crimes. As the Wagners await four back-to-back capital murder trials, the KT Studios team revisits Pike County to examine: crime-scene forensics, upcoming legal proceedings, and the ties that bind the victims and the accused. As events unfold and new crimes are uncovered, what will it mean for all involved? What will it mean for Pike County?

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Morbid

    It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2023 iHeartMedia, Inc.