By Christian Montecillo and Annabelle Needles
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Swept Together invites you to push the boundaries of your comfort zone through entertaining and inspiring stories about love, life, and business on the road. Each episode is designed to encourage people in their personal journeys, inspire wanderlust, and build a sense of togetherness. www.SweptTogether.com Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat @SweptTogether Facebook.com/SweptTogether
||CleanEpisode 76 | Three Years and Counting||Today we're talking about relationship math, Annabelle's bad habit of wandering off into her own head, and we can neither confirm nor deny the first book we read together. Here's what we covered: What we've learned about ourselves and each other ...||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 75 | A Whole New World||Today we're talking about FOMO, moving (the stuff in boxes kind, not the RV life kind), Annabelle's childhood tchotchkes, and the classic Aladdin karaoke song. Here's what we covered: How we picked our new neighborhood in Denver||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 74 | Our Inner Circle||Today we're talking about what we're most looking forward to about being home for the summer, the evolution of friendships as we age, and the theme we've given this next season in our lives. Here's what we covered: -||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 73 | There and Back Again||Today we're talking about a huge transition we've just experienced as we've made our way back to Denver. Here's what we covered: What our final days in Gulliver the RV looked like How we think 13 months of RV life has changed us and where we'r...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 072 | Where Our Memories Are||Today we're talking about Christian's definition of "cute," Annabelle's childhood backyard, SPORTS!, and our time at Big Bend National Park. Here's what we covered: Do you get nostalgic for places you've visited or spent a period of time?||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 71 | The Best of Texas||Today we're talking about regional vocabularies, whether bluebonnets are actually purple, and our favorite stops from our two months of traveling around Texas. Here's what we covered: The assorted day trips we took from our "homebase" in Austin i...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 70 | All By Myself||Today Annabelle is out of town, teaching a workshop back home in Denver so Christian recorded a solo show talking about the upsides to being alone. They say distance makes the heart grow fonder. What does Christian have to say?||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 69 | Dealing With Change||Today we're talking about the oddities that Christian dreams about, whether Annabelle has any idea where she's going, and how we cope with constant change. Here's what we covered: What's next on the last planned leg of our road trip||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 68 | Where We’ll Marry the Wrong Person||Today we're talking about Christian's obsession with romantic comedies, Annabelle's gratitude practice, how dating websites are like Yelp, and where we stand on the "soul mate" debate. Here's what we covered: Have we married the wrong person?||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 67 | Where We Say We’re Sorry||Is it too late to apologize? Today we're talking about the struggles of owning a 17-year-old RV, Annabelle's first car accident, + the secret code to get us to forgive you. Here's what we covered: What are the 5 Apology Languages?||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 066 | The Best Place For Date Night||Today we're talking about how Annabelle learned how to cook, why Christian thinks Facebook knows all, and how we prioritize date nights without leaving the house (aka RV). Here's what we covered: Ina Garten's 5 tips to a better date night in||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 65 | Crossing the Threshold||We're throwing back to our days of advanced math + physics, how Christian wooed Annabelle by sharing intellectual articles, and why you shouldn't let the little things slide in your relationship. Back in the day,||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 64 | Like a Box of Chocolates||On today's episode, we’re chatting about exploring new places after big moves, transitioning a relationship through difficult life seasons, + using travel to connect with your partner. And we're joined by the wonderful + multi-passionate couplepreneur||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 63 | Where We Learn New Things||Happy 2018! We're back with our first episode of the year, talking about the importance of side projects, hobbies + learning new things. We've been hiding out from the deep freeze that's covering the country in the tropical paradise that is Florida.||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 62 | The Happiest Place on Earth||In today's episode, we decided to record in the wilds of Walt Disney World (so pardon our background noise) but we couldn't think of a better place to record our 2017 highlight episode. This was a big year in Swept Together land,||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 61 | Where We Spend Quality Time||In today's episode, we are chatting snowbird states, pancake tacos + whether or not our love languages can change over time. One of Christian's primary love languages is Quality Time, but he's been missing it lately since he's become so busy with work..||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 60 | Up Next With Marriage on Deck||On today's episode, we’re chatting the secret to Christmas every day, putting on your raincoat during difficult seasons, + why you should co-watch TV shows with Danielle + Howard Taylor of Marriage on Deck. Here's what we covered in this interview:||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 59 | Where We Go From Here||In today's episode, we debate the pronunciation of pecans, contemplate big houses in the suburbs, and Annabelle has an existential crisis while Christian maintains his chill (as usual). We're seventh months into our RV trip,||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 58 | Our Own Irresistible Interview||On today's episode, we’re learning how Walt Disney brings us together, the hardest year of marriage, and the magic word that frees up your energy to invest in the world from Elise + Scott Grice of Hey, Sweet Pea. Here's what we covered: -||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 57 | Our Creative Zone||On today's episode, we’re debating about starving artists, whether or not everyone is creative, and how early Christian is allowed to have a midlife crisis. We're feeling the creative frustration over here but in this conversation,||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 56 | Doing Life With Dubsado||On today's episode, we’re learning to identify the "back rub look," the trouble that can arise once you've watched everything on the Internet, and the secret to getting things done as parents from Becca and Jake of Dubsado. Here's what we covered:||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 55 | Sometimes a Struggle||- On today's episode, we’re closing the season down at Acadia National Park, celebrating six months of living in Gulliver the RV, + sharing the struggles of RV life. Annabelle gushes over her favorite season ever,||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 54 | Belize in Ever After||On today's episode, we’re officially married and giving you a behind-the-scenes peek into our crazy wedding weekend! Our weekend included one unwelcome wedding crasher, two private boat rescues, + basically the best vacation ever.||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 53 | You and Me||On today's episode, we’re giving you an inside look into the brains of two people who are getting married in less than a week! If you've been married, or know someone who's been married, you know how crazy the days before a wedding can get.||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 52 | How We Live Our Burn||On today's episode, we’re talking about wearing onesies in the desert, living up to expectations, and how traveling impacts our lives in the default world! We're finally sharing our Burning Man episode - it was Christian's second and Annabelle's f||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 51 | Expecting the Unexpected||On today's episode, we’re dealing with surprises - including airport closures, rebellious storage compartments, and corrupted audio files - oh, my! This week's episode is a bit shorter than usual thanks to our first attempt at recording an episode a||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 50 | On the Road Again||*Congratulations to our Serac Hammocks giveaway winner, Lindsay! We can't wait to send you your Sequoia Hammock!* On today's episode, we’re celebrating our 50th episode AND our 1-year podcast-anniversary! We're recording from Gulliver the RV,||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 49 | Where We Came From||*Want to enter the Serac Hammocks giveaway we mentioned in the episode? Head over to our Facebook or Instagram to leave us a comment with your favorite family tradition.* On today's episode, we’re talking about polka dot dresses,||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 48 | The Funny Thing About Marriage||On today's episode, we’re interviewing Gerard + Jessie, the hilarious couple behind Marriage is Funny. We chatted about dad-joke school mascots, vulnerability hangovers + relationship metaphors of Titanic proportions. Here's what we covered: -||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 47 | All About The Ask||*This episode is brought to you by Serac Hammocks. Use code SWEPT for $5 your order of $25 or more* On today's episode, we’re talking about the struggles of wedding planning, how our DTR went down back in 2015,||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 46 | Speaking Your Language||*This episode is brought to you by Serac Hammocks. Use code SWEPT for $5 your order of $25 or more* On today's episode, we’re talking about the first book we read together as a couple, Annabelle's love languages (sleep + margaritas),||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 45 | Taking a Detour||On today's episode, we’re interviewing Dan + Lindsay, the awesome couple behind Follow Your Detour, about why duct tape brought them together, the trip to Thailand that saved their marriage, + the diagnosis that changed their lives forever.||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 44 | Two Peas in a Pod||*This episode is brought to you by Serac Hammocks. Use code SWEPT for $5 your order of $25 or more* On today's episode, we’re talking about the Irish goodbye, a random task that Annabelle has almost exclusively delegated to Christian,||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 43 | Permanently On The Road||On today's episode, we’re interviewing Joe + Emilie, the awesome couple behind Permanent Road Trip, about the hummus disaster that brought them together, how they start their days on the road, + the secret super power of RV life.||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 42 | Where We Find Balance||On today's episode, we’re celebrating our two-year dateiversary on the Oregon Coast. We fill you in on where we've been over the last few weeks as well as where we stand with our lives at this point. Listen to us implement a tool called the Wheel of||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 41 | Living the Li et Co Lifestyle||On today's episode, we’re interviewing Lisa + Coleman, the awesome couple behind Li et Co Media, about their office romance, what it's like living in the Ninja Turtles pizza thrower, + building a lifestyle brand from the road.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 40 | Where We Plant Our Roots||On today's episode, we’re fighting off mosquitos to talk about how relationships are like Redwoods, how hopeless Annabelle would be if she had to drive Gulliver anywhere, + how much Christian likes doing dishes.||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 39 | Off The Beaten Path||On today's episode, we’re recording from a National Park no one's heard of - talking about the pros and cons of taking the road less traveled. Here's what we covered: What the heck is Lassen Volcanic National Park?||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 38 | Where You Create Your Own Path||On today’s episode, we're recording from fellow podcaster Jen Snyder's office in Sacramento! She's the host of Creating Your Own Path podcast + one of Annabelle's oldest Internet friends. Jen's story is super inspiring.||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 37 | Knowing Who You Are||On today's episode, Annabelle gets distracted by a spider, Gulliver gets stuck on an Air Force base, + we talk about how we cope with periods of transition. Change is one of the only constants in life - transitions can show up in our career lives,||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 36 | A Place For Everything||On today's episode, we spill the beans on how we keep our cat from becoming a pancake, Annabelle imitates a drone, + Christian has a fight with a tree. We're recording from Yosemite National Park (so excuse the wind noise!),||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 35 | Right Here, Right Now||On today's episode, we philosophize on taking the leap of faith and creating a framework for our lives that let us do the things we want to do for our happiness. Our last stop on our trip was to Southern California where we visited friends and Christi.||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 34 | A Serial Homestead||On today's episode, we’re interviewing the couple behind Serial Homesteaders about their career transitions, life on the road, + their (really wise) definition of happiness. It's the second episode we recorded at the Grand Canyon: our friends Rodney +||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 33 | A Little Lonesome||On today's episode, we’re talking about our time at the Grand Canyon, the struggles of posting on Instagram with no internet signal, + the most expensive French fries in all the land. It's the first of two episodes we recorded at the Grand Canyon - ne||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 32 | Together With Nocturne||Today, we’re telling a real life La La Land story, interviewing Nicole + Scott Mattson at their Denver restaurant, Nocturne Jazz + Supper Club. They’ve been through a lot between meeting in high school over twenty years ago through recently opening||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31 | Full of Surprises!||Surprise! Sometimes things don't go as planned. And sometimes, Christian tries to use too many metaphors in one sitting. The episode we recorded in Buenos Aires was sabotaged by radio interference, so we put together a quick life update instead.||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30 | The Seventh Continent||On today's episode, we're talking about becoming a little more crunchy + marine conservation in Antarctica. Penguins, whales + seals (oh, my!): there were so many amazing animals living in Antarctica + we were able to spend time on our journey with so..||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29 | The Akademik Ioffe||On today's episode, we're ON A BOAT! taking high doses of motion sickness meds + chatting life goals, Christian's obsession with penguins + how exactly we ended up on our way to Antarctica. Coming to you "live" from the world's roughest seas as we mak..||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28 | The Mile High City||This week we did something TOTALLY different on the show! Come play Denver Roadtrip Bingo with us as we drive the streets of the Mile High City. Because we're tourists in so many parts of the world, we decided to be "tourists" in our own beloved city ..||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27 | A Huge RV!||On today's episode, we're talking about the wolf in our RV + when you should or shouldn't lick poles, then Annabelle explains things about electricity that she doesn't understand. We can't believe that our big trip is only 6 weeks away! Today,||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
New, Refreshing and Unique!
My newest podcast I have subscribed to. Definitely a refreshing format about a couple that deals with love, life, travel, business and relationships.
Chemistry, Quality, & Content! Oh My!
First off, Swept Together debuted with some of the best quality I've ever heard from a brand new podcast. Major kudos to you two for the fab audio!
Second, Christian and Annabelle have the most fun chemistry to listen to! Both have excellent voices for audio and they play off each other in such a fun and heart warming way.
Third, all the content so far as been interesting and super engaging. I've very much enjoyed the mix of interviews, serious life talk, and fun travel stories.
All in all, Swept Together is a fab edition to the podcast world and probably one of the very few excellent travel related ones out there!
Inspirational, Informative, and ALL the Laughs
Listening to Christian and Annabelle is the auditory equivalent of a meal and drinks with your coolest friends. Witty, thought provoking, hilarious , hopeful, and full of chemistry. These to adventuring entrepreneurs make you imagine what's possible, and remind you dreams should always be chased.