Look Like a Local: Travelers Not Tourists

Look Like a Local is a travel and tourism podcast that interviews local residents to find the hidden gems that each destination has.
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Jul 31, 2015

Travel to beautiful Charleston, South Carolina with Kate Vontaine of  Kate tells us where to get the best sushi, the art museums that make up Charleston, and patiently explains what a grit is to Joel.  Kate also leads us through the great Spoleto festival and why Edisto should be your day trip outside of Charleston.

Jul 30, 2015

Berlin a city of interlocked neighborhoods that make up one of the most fascinating cities in all of the world.  In this episode Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott of the travel blog Uncornered Market discuss the differences between West and East Berlin, street art, and the great festivals that Berlin has to offer.

Jul 29, 2015

Travel to Berlin, Germany with our friends at Uncornered Market, Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott.  This couple has traveled to over 90 different countries and has chosen Berlin to call their homebase.  In this episode we discuss Berlin beer, the neighborhoods that make up this travel destination, and how these two started on a journey of a lifetime.  

Jul 24, 2015

In this episode we travel to historic Moscow, Russia home to cultural, historical, and culinary delights that you will not be able to find in any other city.  In this episode, our guests discuss wearing high heels to the grocery store, the vastness of Moscow, and compare Moscow and Buffalo winters.  Make sure to check it out.

Jul 23, 2015

Travel to Moscow Russia with Rich and Dasha.  The two take us to a dining establishment where patrons eat in the pitch black and order by colors.  Rich tells us why he loves Russian Sushi and Dasha says to look like a local in Russia, grab some Vodka and a balailaka and play to your hearts content.  Finally, Rich tells us why ordering sweet and sour sauce in a Russian McDonalds can give you dirty looks.

Jul 21, 2015

Fort Lauderdale is known for its beaches and in this episode Rochelle Matla takes you through Fort Lauderdale and shows you the hidden gems as well.  From great hole in the wall bars, to amazing state parks, even a grafitti art gallery there is going to be no shortage of interesting things to do in Fort Lauderdale.  Grab some sunscreen and jet on down as we visiti Fort Lauderdale.

Jul 18, 2015

In this episode we travel to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Bart van Poll shows us around his hometown.  Including a music festival that features artists from all around the world.  Also, he shows us how to hitchike on to a boat in one of Amsterdams canals and how to bicycle around this beautiful city.

Jul 17, 2015

Amsterdam is a historic and beautiful city.  Travel there with Bar Van Poll of Spotted by Locals.  Bart takes us to an Ethiopian restaurant, a underground music venue that used to be a World War II bunker and so much more.  In this episode you are going to discover that there is way more to Amsterdam than just meets the eye.

Jul 16, 2015

Travel to Buffalo and see what's in store for this city that is making huge strides towards establishing itself in the travel scene.  With a great culinary scene and an understated history and architecture vibe throughout the city you are going to want to make sure that you see this great travel destination.  Angie DiFrancesco takes us through her hometown and leads us through the beauty that is Buffalo NY.

Jul 15, 2015

Travel to Charlotte and find out that this city is a contemporary and thriving destination.  From a solid sports scene to embracing nature just a short drive away, if you're bored in Charlotte it's your own fault.  Dave Reed has been a resident of the area for 10 years and shows us some of his favorite haunts.  From great BBQ's to dueling pianists, Dave takes us on a memorable tour of this great city.

Jul 14, 2015

Travel to Roanoke and find a city that is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  While Roanoke offers much in the way of out door activities, it also offers so much in the way of arts and culture.  Cassandra Nolan of BaconFestVA takes us on a tour of this great travel destination.  And oh yeah, did I mention she is the founder of BACONFEST!!!

Jul 13, 2015

Washington DC is known for being a hot spot of traveler activity.  So many come here to see the art, history, and museums that adorn this beautiful city.  With so many options though, we are going to need an awesome resident tour guide to show us around.  Lucky for us we have Amy Melrose of Free in DC.  This is your source for all things Washington.  But even better still, the events that Amy mentions are either free or crazy cheap.  This is a must guide for anyone headed out to Washington DC. 

Jul 11, 2015

Travel to Charlotte and experience a city that is evolving from a traditional banking city to a virbrant and upbeat cosmopolitan metropolis.  Charlotte has a wealth of food, culture, and natural surroundings that should satisfy everything on your travel to do list.  With us is Mary Cowx of the, she leads us through all of the great things Charlotte has to offer.

Jul 9, 2015

Travel to Tampa Bay and experience a different kind of Florida.  With a rich influx of Cuban and Hispanic culture, Tampa Bay offers a vibrant foodie scene.  It also has a rich network of outdoor activities for those who want to soak up some of that Florida sun.  Chad Malone takes us on a tour of some of the unique festivals that Tampa has to offer and that you will not want to miss.  

Jul 8, 2015

The Capital Region of New York has so much to offer the traveler.  From great historic destinations to arts and culture you are going to find it here.  Take a walk through the New York State Museum, the oldest of its kind in the United States.  Take a river cruise down the Hudson and see the capital from a different point of view.  We have resident tour guide Kelly Ballard to show us around these amazing destinations and she does an amazing job.

Jul 7, 2015

Hershey Pennsylvania may be known as the chocolate capital of the world, but it offers so much more to visitors.  Travel with us as we explore some of the amazing destinations of this great town.  Hillary Amici shows us the local scene in a way that will please everyone in your family.

Jul 3, 2015

Having done quite a few episodes, it's time we take a look at some of the great foodie destinations we've talked about!  We've had everything from eateries in old churches, to Thai food in Montpelier Vermont.  So check it out on this episode.

Jul 2, 2015

San Jose is in the heart of Silicon Valley.  It makes a perfect hub that connects people from all over the world, and thus has been given a sense of ethnic diversity that few other cities can rival.  San Jose makes the perfect launching point to explore the great state of California and with us is Chris Christensen home of the Amateur Traveler podcast.  You are going to want to check it out!

Jul 1, 2015

Frommers said "While you weren't looking, Richmond got cool."  Known largely as a historical city, Richmond is making quite the impression on travelers as it branches out and shows that there is much more to be seen.  From a vibrant culture and music scene to many dining options as well, you're going to want to see Richmond and everything that it has for those who love to travel.  Josh Bearman of the band the Hot Seats takes us through and shows us what Richmond has to offer.