Roam + Golightly: A Podcast For Creative Adventurers - Roam + Golightly
By Laura Jean
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Consider Roam + Golightly your weekly pick-me-up filled with encouragement and insight to help you lead the adventurous, creative lifestyle you crave... even in the real world. Each week, Laura interviews explorers and artists to learn more about their approach to finding everyday inspiration and local adventure. No matter your location, no matter your experience, no matter your career, no matter your real world responsibilities... adventure is where your heart lies and creativity is beckoning. You in?
||CleanBONUS EPISODE: The Feast Of Saint Pizza Lancaster Edition!||It's the most wonderful tiiiiiime of the year! That's right. At this point, our annual Feast Of Saint Pizza is basically my favorite holiday. The idea is simple. Choose a city (large or small!), eat at ten of their best pizzerias, indulge in ample amounts of carbs unabashedly, compare our favorites and have a BLAST while doing so. It's basically a day filled with pizza... and what's not to love about that? This year, we hosted our day of pizza feasting in our very own favorite city of Lancaster! Hear the details of our favorite slices on the podcast as well as our accompanying blog post! OUR BLOG POST: www.roamandgolightly.com/blog/feastofsaintpizzalancaster OUR INSTAGRAM: @roamandgolightly SARA'S BLOG: www.cakeoversteak.com SARA'S INSTAGRAM: @sara_cornelius_||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: WHERE WE'RE OFF TO THIS SUMMER & What I've Learned This Season Of The Podcast||To wrap up our last episode of Season 2 (oh man, say it ain't so), I'm sharing exactly where Luke and I are galavanting off to this summer, as well as what I've learned in the last six months making the podcast. As many of you guys know, I've been teasing the idea of sharing our upcoming adventures with you for FAR too long. Well now it's time! Any guesses? Listen in and find out! Hear why and how we determined to go to our destinations and what we're looking forward to most, as well as how we're getting ourselves prepped for our upcoming trips by researching their cultural histories, watching movies and reading books. I'm also sharing what's next with the podcast and what exactly I'll be up to between now and Season 3!||3/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKeep Exploring On "Adventure: Large & Small"||Keep Exploring is your new reason to break your routine, to skip class, to see the world, to take a hike, to sleep outside, to take the long way, to stay up late... and so, so much more. What started as a Facebook message sent between two friends before a road trip out west is now one of our favorite brands hellbent on encouraging adventure large and small around the globe. Keep Exploring's creators Brett and Alex are here on the podcast today to talk about their company's beginnings, the meaning behind their iconic big, red flag, and their insight on what it means to be adventurous. Get ready guys, because these two are about to dose up some serious inspo for anyone needing a little mix up in their daily life or hungry for an adventure. Join us!||2/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSara & Robert Cornelius On "Love & Marriage (& Comparing Creative Processes)"||You guys, come meet your two new favorite people! Today, you get to meet my friends Sara & Robert Cornelius. These two used to live right down the block from Luke and I, and let me tell you, they're two of my favorite people I've met in my adult life. As a married couple pursuing two different creative passions; Robert, a photographer and "Photoshop wizard" (no, but seriously) and Sara, creator of Cake Over Steak, an illustrated food blog... these two know what it's like to support each other through the highs and lows in life and in creativity too. Come hang out with us as we gab about their very opposing methods of creating content, what's inspiring them lately (including a ton of fun cookbook shoutouts), and hear us talk about all things fun, creative and adventurous. You've just met your new best friends. You're welcome!||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBelong Magazine's Brooke Saxon-Spencer On "Making A Life-Giving Creative Community"||Friends, happy Monday! The internet can be a crazy, vast place for a creative to find a home... and that's why I'm so pleased to have Brooke Saxon-Spencer, the creator of Belong Magazine on the podcast today. Belong Magazine is all about celebrating the art and the community of social media, entrepreneurship and blogging while helping women navigate the web in life-giving ways. I mean... talk about a Godsend! The encouraging and empowering community that Brooke has created with Belong is one of my favorite things this year and I'm so excited to chat with her about the magazine's beginnings, the community she's created and the ins and outs of being an editor of a independently run magazine. Get ready... this one's a goodie!||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorries On "Beginnings & Songwriting"||Get ready people... I'm sitting down to talk face to face with one of my favorite bands, Worries! After meeting John and Billy in college and spending many late nights at their gigs and playing their albums endlessly on road trips, I knew that I wanted to feature these guys in one of our Local Minisodes. Worries' music is so incredible; it's punchy yet simple and plays with silence and man, do they guys play with heart... and selfishly I'm so excited that could finally have the chance to hear about their process when songwriting. Together we talk about their eighth year long friendship in bands and out, what they've learned from touring and playing so many shows, what it's like to collaborate on song making and what's next for them. If you're in a band or a music lover you'll love this one!||2/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDame Traveler's Nastasia Yakoub On "Wanderlust & Empowering Female Explorers"||Are you guys ready for this one? Today on the podcast, I'm BEYOND thrilled to have a true girl boss and adventure queen. Nastasia Yakoub is the creator of the empowering female travel community Dame Traveler. If you aren't following Dame Traveler on Instagram, you're missing out on some of the dreamiest, wanderlusty feeds out there... and also a ton of great travel tips, food and hotel recommendations sourced specifically from female travelers exploring our beautiful globe! Hear Nastasia and I wax poetic about our love for adventures (large and small), her favorite places she's explored, and what inspired her to create the incredible Dame Traveler community.||1/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMegan Auman On "Craving Beauty & Bringing The World Into Your Home"||It's a small world, after all! Today I'm chatting it up with jewelry designer, metalsmith, educator and entrepreneur Megan Auman. After discovering Megan's strikingly gorgeous jewelry on Instagram, I just knew we'd be a match made in heaven on the podcast. Turns out, she also happens to live right in my own neck of the woods in Pennsylvania! Crazy right? We discuss her love for all things India, challenging herself finding the world in our own neck of the woods, and her desire to surround herself with gorgeous things for the sake her own sake of being a super visual learner. This episode is great for anyone needing a quick pick me up in a midwinter, hibernation slump!||1/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: 2017 Goals & Why "Nourish" Is My New Favorite Word||New year, new me. Well... not really! Today on the podcast, I'm baring it all and sharing with you what my goals are for the new year, including the business and personal nitty gritty stuff. Hear why I'm choosing the word "nourish" to focus my efforts in 2017 and just how I'm planning on bringing that nurturing spirit into fruition. Motivated? Absolutely. A little scared to bare it all with you guys? Totally. Keep me accountable and get excited, shall we?!||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLocal Milk's Beth Kirby On "The Magic Of Cooking & Slow Living"||All kinds of magic is in store as I sit down to chat with Local Milk's very own Beth Kirby about slow living, her pantry of inspiring flavors from around the world and her new venture into hosting retreats around the globe! As a freelance stylist, photographer, recipe developer, curator of rich experiences, traveler of the world and downright wonderful writer, Beth's blog is a conglomeration of seasonal recipes, simple gatherings, reflections of quiet living and a slow, intentional approach to life and creativity. Besides winning Saveur's Sites We Love & Saveur's Reader's & Editor's choice in Best Food Blog, Beth's work has been featured in everything from Food & Wine Magazine, Kinfolk Magazine, Food 52 and more... and today we're honored to have her speak with us on the podcast!||12/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBri Lamkin On "Being Your Own Kind Of Artist"||Come hang out with me as I chat with Bri Lamkin, a photographer and singer songwriter turned collage artist who's smart and minimalist-vintage pieces are guaranteed to get your gears turning. Together we're talking about her creative beginnings, her process in composing unique stories through her art, what's inspiring her lately and how allowing herself to be her own type of artist has freed her inspiration.||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLiz & Jeff Frandsen On "Continuously Dreaming" - Local Hangout Session!||Happy Monday! Meet Jeff & Liz Frandsen, who are what I have coined #creativecouplegoals. Both are multifaceted masters of their craft, from Liz's beautiful fashion brand Liz Riden and Jeff's gamut of creative ventures, including hand lettering, photography, design and more. These two support each other in life and in their creative businesses, and I just know you'll fall in love with them (and maybe their daughter Emme too). Not to mention, they also happen to be located right here in my town of Lancaster! Yep, that's right. Today, we're sharing the first episode of our local hang out sessions that we'll be scattering within this season... so come hang out with us and get your daily dose of inspiration from these two cool creatives I'm proud to call friends!||12/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Small Business Saturday, My Local Small Business Favorites & Catching Up!||It's just you and baby on this one baby! Welcome to our first minisode of season two, where I'm chatting about the pledge I made with Fundera to shop small this Saturday, why it's so important to support our local shops, artists and stores and my Lancaster favorites. Plus, I'm sharing some fun news about what we're up to lately and things we're working on behind the scenes.||11/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlynn Coleman On "Advocacy, Mindfulness & Creativity"||Flynn Coleman is an inspiration. Where to even begin with the incredible impact she's made on the world? As an international human rights lawyer, social entrepreneur, mindfulness, innovation, and creativity teacher educator, author, TedX speaker and founder and CEO of an ethically driven shop, it's easy to say that Flynn's hellbent on inspiring and empowering the world with her incredible voice and mind. She's travelled the world, worked with the U.N., international corporations and human rights organizations around the world, and today's she's chatting with us all about her journey, her experiences in advocating for others so that people can share their stories in their own words, in their own way, and how we can tap into the "dance" of creativity through mindfulness and bringing our best to every moment. Are you ready for some next level inspiration?||11/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPRVNCL Magazine's Grace Taylor On "Drawing Inspiration From The Simple"||Grace Taylor's creative journey started in the chaotic and crazy New York city, but her experiences studying in France inspired her to value the notion of rest and relaxation in her life. PRVNCL magazine is the extension of Grace's experiences admiring and curating the balance between work and rest, something I think we can all learn a thing or two from! Together, Grace and I chat about how we can infuse little, tiny things in order to achieve that French lifestyle of valuing rest, admiring the little things and drawing inspiration from the simple, beautiful moments we overlook far too often. This episode is perfect for anyone looking to discover a more restful approach to finding inspiration, Francophiles and every one who's curious about creative wellness.||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmily Jeffords On "Finding Peace & Loving The Process"||As an abstract impression painter who’s work ranges from oils, watercolor and acrylics, Emily Jeffords is just one of those people who is deeply in touch with her creative process and completely understands why art is crucial to our lives. In addition to creating pieces that always nothing less than dreamy and downright soulful, Emily is also a mother of two and a creative entrepreneur who's passionate about enjoy the process of inspiration. Together Emily and I chat about why creating is so important in our lives, what keeps Emily in touch with her creativity and her tips and tricks for finding peace before diving head first into inspiration's welcoming arms. This episode is perfect for anyone who's on the verge of starting a creative project or needs a little extra push to stop and enjoy the actual steps of making and creating.||11/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason Two Is Coming In Hot!||The day is here! We're so excited to share that on Monday we'll be launching season two of the podcast and a whole ton of fun blog content to get you inspired creatively, to fuel your desire to get out into your local area and help you adventure your little hearts out! First, the podcast! We're PUMPED about who's on deck. So, not only will we be featuring awesome guests from around the world you've come to expect, but we'll also be showcasing some fun, hangout sessions between myself and some of my favorite local artists and adventurers. Before recording our very first episode, I knew that I wanted to reach out into our new community here to pick the brains of some of my favorite makers, seekers and doers in my very own neck of the woods. We're embracing the fun, conversational side of interviewing and LOVING it. We've heard all of your guest suggestions and (I'm just going to come out and say it) I think we might have my favorite line up yet! Stay tuned... mark your calendars for this coming Monday and don't forget to subscribe right here, so you don't miss out on all the fun.||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Travel In Good Taste" With Aida Mollenkamp Of Salt & Wind||Meet Aida Mollenkamp, the food expert and creator of Salt & Wind... who has literally the coolest job in the world. Aida travels around the world in search of delicious foods, so she understands the ins and outs of how to find the best of the best of what's around, no matter where you are. Together we talk about her tricks to "travel in good taste," her winding career path and enjoying "panda time."||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Cool Hunting" With Cathrine Khom Of Local Wolves||This chick knows what's up. Today on the podcast, I sit down for a chat with the queen of all things trendy, cool and inspiring. Cathrine Khom is the editor in chief of Local Wolves, a monthly publication that hunts for allllllll the cool stuff in our lives. Cathrine's got her finger on the pulse of what's rad and wonderful and together we're going to talk about her sources for finding inspiration online, the ins and outs of running her publication and taking ownership of learning about our communities to find the good stuff that's around.||7/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: ROME!||If you know us, you know that we LOVE Rome! In today's minisode we're recapping our time in our FAVORITE city ever. Hear our tips for anyone traveling to the Eternal City, including our "old standby" favorites and our newest discoveries this time around.||7/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"The Art Of Collaboration" With Elana Jadallah||Oh yes! In today's episode I meet the ever-gorgeous queen of collaboration, Elana Jadallah. If you haven't heard of Elana, she is a creative consultant who believes in the power of collaboration as a means to create beautiful, intentional work. Elana is living nomadically with her husband, seeing the world and experiencing every nook and cranny of the country while they work location independent. Hear us talk about the art of collaboration, her insights and experience with working with brands in meaningful ways and the importance of valuing experiences over objects.||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Conscious Living" With Rae Tashman||Happy Monday! Today I chat with one of the original conscious lifestyle bloggers out there, Rae Tashman! Rae is an ex-pat living in Berlin, a city that she loves and is constantly inspired by. As a UI designer, blogger, writer, podcaster and public speaker... Rae is one well spoken lady who doesn't believe in fitting in one type of creating. Our conversation circles around our mutual love of adventure and Rae's insight on how we can take tiny, small steps toward living a more intentional life. Check it out!||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: ICELAND!||We're SO excited to share this one! Today, we're catching you up with all the goodness we experienced during our time exploring Iceland! Guys, this island is the stuff of fairy tales and we're here to tell you all the need to know details of our trip, our favorite places and memories from our ten days in the land of fire and ice, plus some recommendations for any of you who are considering hopping a plane to this epic place.||7/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Create With Reckless Abandon" With Mattie Tiegreen||Say hi to Mattie Tiegreen, the design and branding creative director of your dreams! In this episod, Mattie and I talk about her knack for design and co-founding Gather, a workshop to educate, encourage and inspire creative entreprenuers. Mattie is well stocked with the ammunition to make you feel inspired and welcomed in the creative industry! This episode is perfect for anyone looking to create intentional work (not for the buyer in mind) or anyone looking to give themselves a little grace in their creative efforts.||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Absurd & Honest Creativity" With Melissa Cripe||Happy Monday! In this episode of Roam + Golightly: A Podcast For Creative Adventurers, I get into it with Melissa Cripe, a filmmaker with an eye for all things odd and wonderful. Think of her as your rad friend with an eye for punchy, cool color like you would not believe! Our conversation was not only intensely inspirational, but one that was incredibly insightful. As someone who navigates the churning waters of the online creative world, hear us talk about the good stuff, including a look behind Melissa's recent rebrand that reflects her love for the absurd, jazz, the lovely and wild and strange. Seriously guys, Melissa is a GEM and I still find myself referring to her observations on staying honest with ourselves when sharing our creative work and avoiding the need to please.||6/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Choosing Adventure" With Hand Luggage Only||Join me as I interview two lads from the U.K. who (besides having the cutest accents in the world!) created and run the ever-famous travel blog, Hand Luggage Only. Yaya and Lloyd are a trip and a half and together we chat all about the blogging industry, why the cliches that come along adventure have truth, and their tips on booking your next trip. Together we take an adventure into their experiences around the world and, hopefully, you'll leave inspired to go out and see more the world.||6/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: The Feast Of Saint Pizza (Philly Edition) & How To Organize Your Own Local Pizza Crawl||Know thy carbs, know thy self. This not-so "minisode" focuses on our local adventure around Philadelphia in search of it's finest slice of PIZZA. Best idea ever! Hear our adventures in real time (including many cheese to sauce ratio arguements and pizza puns) and find out our top three favorites! Plus, we're stocking you up with the resources to organize your own pizza crawl in your own town!||6/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Squad Goals & Building A Creative Community" With Whitney Justesen||Guys, have you ever met someone online and wanted to adopt them into your friend group? Well, meet your new girl crush you definitely want in your gang! In this episode, I have a lovely chat with Whitney Justesen, a photographer who's work is so wanderlust-y it's guaranteed to make you want to get out into the wild. Whitney and I's conversation centers around the core beliefs we preach here at Roam + Golightly, so if you really want a sense of what it means to be creative and live adventurously... you have to hear from this girl.||6/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Do What Sets Your Heart On Fire" With Amanda Marko Of Trouve Magazine||In this episode of Roam + Golightly: A Podcast For Creative Adventurers, I sit down with Amanda Marko, the creator, editor-in-chief and publisher of Trouve Magazine. If you haven't heard about Trouve, you need to check out their beautiful bi-annual issues all focused around celebrating the creative lifestyle. This is honestly one of the best conversations I've had about inspiration, the creative lifestyle and how travel can be a muse for artists.||5/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"A Little Bit Of Everything" With Bianca Cash||In this episode of Roam + Golightly: A Podcast For Creative Adventurers, I sit down and chat with Bianca Cash, an illustrator, typographer, graphic designer and photographer (whew!) all the way from Melbourne, Australia. Get ready to hear the cutest accent ever! Bianca is the definition of a multi-faceted creative and together we chat about her approach to adopting a flexible approach to processing her work and creating quirky, cool designs.||5/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Taking Off" With Margo Paige of The Overseas Escape||In this episode of Roam + Golightly: A Podcast For Creative Adventurers, Margo Paige (of the beeeaauuutiful travel blog The Overseas Escape) and I talk about a ton of lovely things, including her recent return to the good ol' US of A from her many years living in Europe, lots of fan-girling and the importance of adventure to create a more educated, kind world. Margo was my travel blog ICON in my past years of being a travel blogger, and it was such a joy to chat like old friends.||5/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMinisode: Local Adventure Ideas, Favorite Podcasts & Creative Pursuits||Hey hey hey! For our first minisode of the podcast, I'll be answering all the wonderful questions you've sent my way... because you all RULE. Hear my resounding message of how we can find more adventure in our lives, regardless of our location, some of my favorite podcasts (the list is LONG) and my winding road in the arts. Spoiler art: I've a master of none and I LIKE IT THAT WAY! These minisodes are probably my favorite way to have a fun, unstructured convo with you all and I can't wait to do more this season!||5/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Get Out There" With Hello America||In the second episode of Roam + Golightly: A Podcast For Creative Adventurers, Kristen Blanton of Hello America and I chat about all things America, including the glamorous and not so glamorous joys of living on the road (like Jack Kerouac!), the art of documenting her travels purely in analogue photography and Hello America's future adventures.||5/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Grand Possibilities" With Ziza Bauer Of Darling Magazine||In the first episode of Roam + Golightly: A Podcast For Creative Adventurers, Ziza Bauer and I discuss her winding road from med student to online managing editor of Darling Magazine, as well our undying love for Italy and slow living. As someone who's had the hugest lady crush on Ziza's wordsmith skills and wandering ways, I can honestly say there couldn't be anyone more perfect to kick off season one's first episode!||5/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome! (& A Sneak Peek)||A teaser episode of what Roam + Golightly: A Podcast For Creative Adventurers is all about!||4/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Like a conversation with a friend
Listened to the first podcast and, like Ziza said, it was like listening to friends chat. very inspiring and i can’t wait to listen to others!
Inspiring and Uplifting
I love listening this podcast every morning! The speakers are great down to earth people and inspire me to find adventure in my everyday life.
Love this podcast!
It’s so real and love everything about the travel aspect to it!
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