Had To Be There | Podcast

Had To Be There

THE PODCAST

Had To Be There is available for streaming via Anchor on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts - with more platforms to come.
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EPISODE GUIDE



Episode 15 | Universal AEP Recap

Meet Morgan and April, two of my fellow Academy Travel affiliates. Join us as we recap the week we spent learning and exploring Universal Orlando Resort!



Episode 14 | Nairobi National Park

Meet Ngina, a Kenyan native currently living her life of positivity in Doha (the capital city of Qatar). Join us as she takes us to one of her favorite parts from her homeland: Nairobi National Park!



Episode 13 | DCL: Marques Ogden

Meet Marques! After retiring from professional football, Marques has gone on to find a series of successes and failures in his life. Join us as he shares his favorite Had To Be There moments from his family's recent Disney Cruise and learn how he has taken his failures and turned them into teachable moments for others.



Episode 12 | Costa Rica, Pt. 2

Jump back in with Debora and Jack, as they share even more Had To Be There moments from their spontaneous elopement adventure in Costa Rica. ¡Pura vida!



Episode 11 | Costa Rica, Pt. 1

Meet Debora and Jack, who cite traveling as their first shared passion and the cornerstone to their relationship. Join us for our first two-part episode as the pair recount their spontaneous nuptials in Costa Rica!



Episode 10 | WDW: Hoop Dee Doo

Did you hear the news? The Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue is returning to Walt Disney World! In honor of this news and in celebration of our TENTH episode, join me as I share one of my own personal Had To Be There moments.



Episode 9 | Antarctica

Meet Nick, who has had the privilege of visiting all seven continents and over 50 countries! Join us as Nick takes us along with him to Antarctica for his unforgettable Had To Be There moment.



Episode 8 | WDW w/Familia

Meet Nikky, an insanely talented artist and fan of all things Disney, horror, and gaming. Join us to learn more about Nikky's creations and hear her Had To Be There moment experiencing WDW with her abuelita.



Episode 7 | Tammy Tuckey

Meet Tammy, an Emmy-award winning filmmaker, actress, podcaster, and singer. As host of "The Tammy Tuckey Show," she invites actors, composers, and cast members to talk about working in Disney films, television shows, and theme park attractions. Join us as we talk to Tammy about her favorite WDW memories, former interviews, and her bucket list guests and destinations!



Episode 6 | DCL: Italy

This week we welcome back Liz, our resident Disney Cruise Line expert! As a former DCL cast member, she has sailed over 500 cruises. In her second HTBT appearance, Liz takes us on a Mediterranean sailing where she was able to cross a major destination off her bucket list.



Episode 5 | D23: Disneyland

Meet Kelly, a fellow travel professional and Disney fan with a GREAT name - if I do say so myself. Join Kelly 1 and Kelly 2 as we talk all things Disneyland and hear Kelly 2's Had To Be There moments she experienced attending the D23 Expo!



Episode 4 | White Sands National Park, New Mexico

Meet Brook, a photographer with an adventurous spirit. Join us as Brook recounts a road trip she and her husband took from their home outside of Atlanta, Georgia to White Sands, New Mexico and the Had To Be There moment that she calls "life changing."



Episode 3 | New York

Meet Stan, a tour guide with a wealth of knowledge. Join us as we explore the upstate region of New York State to hear Stan's Had To Be There Moment, and stay to hear the journey that led him to become a licensed tour guide in New York City!



Episode 2 | Ecuador

Meet Juan Sebastian, a tourism expert with Quito Travels in Ecuador. Join us as we explore this beautiful country and hear Juan Sebastian's harrowing Had To Be There moment. As a fellow travel professional, I'm sure he agrees this story may be a lesson to us all on the importance of using a travel agent!



Episode 1 | DCL: Iceland

Meet Liz! As a former Disney Cruise Line cast member (which is what Disney calls their employees), she has sailed over 500 cruises. As our first guest, Liz takes us to ICELAND, shares a few tales from her travels, and talks about what makes a Disney Cruise so special.



Episode Zero: Meet Kelly

In this introductory episode, Kelly shares a little about herself and her background, including how she became a travel planner and Academy Travel affiliate. She also discusses her hopes for the show and how you can get involved.