Today we discuss the Soviet
Revolutionary Leon Trotsky’s exile in Mexico, his relationship with
artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and his ultimate murder by
ice pick at the hands of an agent of Stalin’s secret
Travel is in a weird place. What better time to look back to see how we got here—and where we might go?
Each episode, travel industry veterans Brian and Kaleena discuss the big and small moments in travel history that led us to where we are today. Some moments completely rewrote the rules—like the invention of jumbo jets. But we’ll also discuss moments that reflect ongoing trends in travel, like how Disney changed Orlando.
In our discussions, we’ll explore how these examples might inform our current state of travel, and the challenges ahead. We’ll talk about everything—domestic politics, electronic music, international relations, new inventions, natural disasters, religious pilgrimages, race, all of it. It’s been a long road.
Travel (as we know it) could soon change in a huge way—and it probably should. Our goal is to create a dialogue about the future of travel, and what better way to do that than to look first to the past?