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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Aug 27, 2015

Lisa Bass takes us through Corolla, NC.  Corolla is filled with amazing features that you won't find in other Outer Banks towns.  Wild horses and Four Wheel Drive vehicles to name a few.  In this episode we discuss crab hunting, shoulder seasons, and why bringing a four wheel drive vehicle is a MUST for any visitor.  Check out everything that is going on at

Aug 26, 2015

In this episode we wrap up our trip with the guys who make up the Global Goulets.  We talk about what makes up a great Friday night in New York City.  Explore the "Boozy Brunch" and why The College Interns are Back Day should be a real thing.  Make sure you check them out at!

Aug 26, 2015

The boys from Global Goulets are showing us around New York City.  Taking a break from their trip from NY to Argentina they show us what New York is all about.  Come with us as they show us where to get a $1 New York slice of pizza, a play where you walk around the set, and where to get some great mozzarella.  The guys also show us why in the city that never sleeps connections are made at 2AM between three people just looking for a ride home.

Aug 21, 2015

Part 2 of our trip to Charleston, West Virginia as Jeff Holbrook of the WV podcast takes us to the Berkshire, an amazing resort that held a bunker to save the members of the US Government.  Jeff also takes us through the amazing number of festivals that Charleston has to offer and also dispels the myths that some believe about this proud state and her great people.

Aug 21, 2015

Charleston West Virginia is a great destination that needs to be explored.  West Virginia as a whole is a state that is often overlooked, but for those that give it a chance, they are often overwhelmed by the amount of beauty and culture that are seamlessly blended together.  No one knows that better than Jeff Holbrook of the WV Podcast who takes us through a city with an amazing capital building, a peanut shop, and some great museums to wrap it all up.  

Aug 19, 2015

In this episode the Chris Smith and Robby Willey of the Virginia Beer Company take us around Williamsburg.  They show us some of the great festivals that Williamsburg has to offer and some of the many Christmas traditions that this destination has to offer.  We also discuss the friendly rivalry between William and Mary and Virginia University.  

Aug 18, 2015

Travel to Williamsburg Virginia with Robby and Chris of the Virginia Beer Company.  We discuss the challanges of eating a 30 inch pizza, the great art museums of Williamsburg, and why craft brewmasters don't try to push each other out of business.  A great interview with a couple of great guys from Williamsburg Virginia.  

Aug 18, 2015

A short episode where I reintroduce Look Like a Local and talk about my sebatical and where Look Like a Local will be going to in the near future.

Aug 7, 2015

In this episode we travel to hip Asheville, North Carolina.  Asheville is a tight knit community that strives to support the local small businesses that make up its downtown area.  With us is director Emily Trimnal.  Emily takes us through her home and shows us some of the unique aspects that make Asheville a great place to visit.  Emily shows us that everything that you know about curry is wrong and that there is a million ways to enjoy some great honey.  Asheville is defintely the place you want to be if you long for some great scenery and a close community that is waiting to welcome visitors.



Aug 6, 2015

Travel to the capital of the United States capital with the founder of, Matt Long.  Matt has traveled to over 70 different nations and all 7 continents.  To say that Matt knows a thing or two about travel would be an understatment.  Matt chose to make Washington his home base for his travels and that should say something about his love for the city.  In this episode, Matt shows us places to eat where celebrity chefs make the meals (and still keep it to $15 a plate), where the hidden gem of the Smithsonian institutes is, and why all the politicians in Washington are slimy.  (Hint:  Washington was built on a swamp!)

Aug 5, 2015

In this episode we travel to Richmond, Virginia with Taylor Womack an resident of this great historic city.  She takes us through Richmond where she introduces us to the white water rafting that can be found right in the city.  Than she takes us to Belle Isle formerly a Civil War POW camp.  Following that up with a Halloween Parade and some good old fashioned cooking, and we got one heck of a show!

Aug 1, 2015

In this episode Sydney Gallimore of takes us on a tour of beautiful South Carolina.  Sydney discusses restaurants in laundromats, shrimp and grits, and the haunted tours of Charleston.  Sydney also talks about the Charleston Mac Off and why men should wear bow ties down in this beautiful destination.