Yeah, Let's Go There

J Russell Mikkelsen


Yeah, Let's Go There travels around the world to the biggest cities and most remote countrysides, seeking stories we haven't heard before-- stories that shock and inspire-- from travelers and locals alike.

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22:24 | Jun 6th, 2014

Hi, this is Andy and he is an alcoholic. But he’s not anonymous. Andy chose a different method for curing addicts: Tham Krabok in rural Thailand. A world famous monastery whose methods include a daily group vomiting session.

Engaged To Marry

28:38 | May 20th, 2014

Joy. Happiness. Promises. Faith. Deceit. Lies. Betrayal. A story of love from beginning to end and every turn, twist, curve and pitfall in between.

The Right Boys For War

17:59 | May 12th, 2014

Sara was 18 when she began her training. After four months, she began the job: interview 17 year old boys, and decide which are fit to go to war for Israel.


08:45 | May 5th, 2014

Guest producer Nathaniel Krause shares his beautifully edited, abstract story of his childhood about home, family and belonging.


17:01 | Apr 28th, 2014

TJ didn’t want to go to karaoke. He didn’t even want to leave the house. But his friend convinces him. And when TJ shows up, his friend is nowhere to be found. He figures he can make the most of it. But he didn’t figure the door would be locked behin...Show More

A Day As Princess Suzhi

13:39 | Apr 21st, 2014

If you’re a foreigner in a country with no foreigners, and you challenge the Prince to a race, you’d better be prepared to give him a good race. Suzhi was prepared. The Prince was prepared too, for everything but the race.

Without A Home

15:47 | Apr 14th, 2014

Zach was attempting a three day bike ride across part of Taiwan. On the second day, he reached a destination Shinchon. A town, he discovered had no hotels or hostels.

There Are No Gay Bedouins

17:31 | Apr 7th, 2014

Katannya has traveled through the Middle East multiple times, learning all about the different cultures and her own family history. But on her first visit to Jordan, her tour guide decided to teach her about a side to Bedouins she hadn’t anticipated.

A Fool in Shanghai

09:16 | Mar 31st, 2014

Stumbling drunk through downtown Shanghai, Richard makes the brilliant decision to take up one of the many offers from local men to be driven to a brothel. It wasn’t until he was inside that he realized the mistake he’d made.

The Last Phone Call

30:31 | Mar 25th, 2014

In the middle of the night, Sara receives a phone call that would change her life, and the lives of her two best friends. The last phone call she would ever receive from her close friend Amy.

Coming Out 2010

20:42 | Mar 17th, 2014

Lange came out of the closet at 13 years old. His friends and peers accepted him for who he was. He wasn’t bullied. He was elected Prom King, graduated from Harvard, traveled Asia. It was a good life. Except for one small problem… his parents knew no...Show More

Bagged in Bagan

12:17 | Mar 10th, 2014

A bicycle ride through the ancient town of Bagan, Myanmar and its thousand temples, leads to a proposal… and then another. And it’s not the kind Brittney or Brittany were expecting.

Forever in a Bathroom

11:27 | Mar 5th, 2014

Peter panics when his bathroom door won’t open during a family vacation to Italy. Desperate for escape, Peter turns to the only option he sees, despite any number of safer, more reasonable means of saving himself.

A Friend With Coffee

10:37 | Mar 4th, 2014

They were already planning on a weekend away together. A’Lease saw no harm in letting him spend an extra night in her guest room. She wanted her coffeemaker back and this way, he could bring it to her before the trip. Plans changed when she woke unex...Show More

Two Black Oblong Bags

14:47 | Mar 3rd, 2014

“What a vibrant city!” Svein thought to himself as he observed an argument from across the busy streets of Amsterdam. His excitement turned to horror when weapons were drawn and the argument deteriorated from an exuberant exchange to a footrace for s...Show More

YLGT Season One Preview

02:37 | Feb 14th, 2014

Season 1 of the first ever traveling podcast premieres March 3rd on Stories from all over the world were collected and recorded during a ten month backpacking trip throughout East Asia. The show will kick off with three episodes ...Show More