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Join host Will Conway as he leaves behind his life  - a career, a fiance and his home in New York City - to do whatever it is people do when they buy a one-way plane ticket to Colombia. The first three episodes drop on December 15th, followed by new stories every Tuesday for 28 Tuesdays. Subscribe on your favorite platform and text POD to (332) 877-9540 to be Will's friend. Lord knows he need friends. Show notes available here: https://www.heybaggageclaim.com/trailer

Weird trivia and stuff Will wants to say

  • Welcome to the show notes. Every week, you’ll get a little trivia section (you're in it), a few articles I’ve written to dive deeper on the episode’s themes (immediately below), outside articles (below), a ridiculous listing of all the sounds I used for the recording that didn’t come from me directly (further below), and a full episode transcript (bottom).
  • There’s not much to name for trivia on this one, with one exception: the theme music was written by my ridiculously talented brother, Kit Conway, of the band Stello. Check them out.

Things I wrote that you should read

I hear with my little ear (AKA credits)

Show transcript

[Sounds of an airplane “fasten seatbelt” noise, murmurs of passengers. Revving engine of an airplane as it begins to accelerate down the runway]

Normally, I actually wear suits when I fly. I generally have a meeting when I land. Today? Well, there's no meeting. In fact, no one in the country I'm flying to even has an idea I'm coming. All I've got is this Patagonia cap on my head, a pair of jeans, and a one-way plane ticket to Colombia.

Anway, I keep telling myself I know why I’m on this flight. But truth be told, I have no fucking clue.

[Airplane noises intensify; abruptly cut into the Baggage Claim theme music]

That was eighteen months ago. And this? Well this is Baggage Claim: travel stories no one tells. I’m Will Conway. The adventure starts next Tuesday, December 15th. New episodes every Tuesday for 28 Tuesdays. Text POD to (332) 877-9540 for new shows and updates. See you Tuesday.

Will Conway

About

Former political software guy. Now a traveler and adventurer, which isn't a job, and host of the @heybaggageclaim podcast, which really isn't either. Travel stories no one tells.