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The Two for the Road Podcast
51 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
Episode 11: Two for the Road Season Four, the Grocery Store Mask Incident, and Our Nightly Netflix Ritual
It's official! Two for the Road season four is coming in October! And in this episode, Nik and Dusty talk about what's new, what's different, and how your small business can get national exposure through the show. Oh! And there's also that thing that happened at the grocery store. Along with Michael Scott quotes and the music of Yellowstone! Lots to talk about this week. So let's go!
62 minutes | May 20, 2020
Episode 10: BisonFest Music Festival, and the Incredible Story of the Southern Plains Bison
It is an amazing story y'all! A story that involves the Comanche Indians, one of the world's most legendary Texas cattlemen, Yellowstone National Park, cutting edge genetic testing, Ted Turner (yes THAT Ted Turner), one of the most spectacular (yet overlooked) state parks in all of Texas, and a charming little town named after piles of horse manure. Sure enough! In this fascinating episode, Nik and Dusty travel to the tiny town of Quitaque, Texas to talk with Donald Beard, park superintendent at Caprock Canyons State Park, which is home of the historic Texas state bison herd. In a wide ranging discussion they talk about the story of the bison, BisonFest - the music festival they inspired, how COVID-19 is affecting Texas state parks, and how a thunderstorm and a praise band changed a family forever. Find links to what's discussed in this episode HERE. Thanks for subscribing!
63 minutes | May 14, 2020
Episode 9: It's Howardwick Happy Hour! Our First LIVE Podcast Q&A Session. Y'all Come On In!
Time to mix things up! And in this episode Nik and Dusty are LIVE for the first ever "Howardwick Happy Hour," with audio recorded from their first Facebook Live chat in two years! It's a laid back Q&A talk about life, travel, Willie Nelson (the cat), 8-track cassette tapes and much more. So y'all come on in, grab a cold drink, make yourself comfortable, and let's visit! (Check out the video version of this episode on the Two for the Road website! Click HERE.)
44 minutes | May 6, 2020
Episode 8: Dumpster Diving, Cleaning Up Litter and Editing a TV Show. Just Another Week in the Life!
So since we're all still on lockdown, what's a "normal" week look like for a couple of married travel show hosts? Depends on what you'd call normal! From a big score while dumpster diving, to ranting about litterers, to editing their TV show, to their very first Zoom meetings... in this episode, Nik and Dusty take a break from travel to chat about the past week of their lives at home during COVID-19. And about their most prized earthly possessions: Frank and Beans! So get comfy, pour yourself a margarita and enjoy!
64 minutes | Apr 29, 2020
Episode 7: The Wildest Things We've Ever Eaten Around the World! And Will COVID-19 Change All That?
From fried tarantula to roasted guinea pig to earthworm cake and so many more in between, the world is full of delicious, fascinating, controversial and sometimes revolting things to try and taste. In this episode, Nik and Dusty chat about some of the wildest and weirdest things they've eaten in their travels - including one particular thing that was too gory for the TV show, the craziest thing they've seen another person eat, and a few of the things they will absolutely, positively never try. And will COVID-19 bring an end to the "bizarre foods" craze? It's a delicious and nutritious episode! So enjoy. Subscribe. And Bon Appétit!
55 minutes | Apr 15, 2020
Episode 6: Viewer Hate Mail, Our Favorite Three Travel Disasters, and Our Biggest Blog Post of all Time
"It's all part of the adventure," or so they say! And in this episode of the Two for the Road Podcast, Nik and Dusty re-visit three of their favorite travel disasters of all time: from their first ever stay in an AirBnB (which included a surprise visit from the police) to a naked Finnish girl taking a spaghetti shower in the Bahamas, to a road trip to a certain national park that wound up becoming their most popular blog post of all time. Sometimes you've just gotta laugh! And this episode is definitely good for a laugh or two or three. So enjoy! Follow along. And be sure to subscribe!
67 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Episode 5: On COVID-19, The Future of the Show, and the Spectacular Holy Week Celebration in Guatemala
It is widely considered one of the most spectacular Easter celebrations in the world! And in this episode, Nik and Dusty talk about their incredibly intense but fulfilling experience filming the beautiful Holy Week processions in Antigua, Guatemala. And also how COVID-19 is affecting the future of the TV show, and how they're spending time working in isolation from their home in the Texas Panhandle. Enjoy! And remember to subscribe!
65 minutes | Apr 1, 2020
Episode 4: "And Just Like That, We Had Our TV Show." LOL!
It was a crazy idea that took dozens of countries, thousands of miles, a handful of heartbreaking setbacks and more than a decade to actually come together. And in this episode Nik and Dusty talk candidly about the long and winding road that finally brought them to their dream of producing their own nationally-broadcast travel tv show. Plus! How they make money, why they're not on Youtube, and why they're okay being the "black sheep" of the travel tv biz.
59 minutes | Mar 25, 2020
Episode 3: How and Where It All Began! The Birth of Two for the Road
You could say it all started in a karaoke bar! Or at a Dallas Cowboys game. Or in a ridiculously oversized hot tub. And like all grand adventures, the Two for the Road story is full of fascinating twists and turns, dramatic highs and lows, and lots of joy and heartbreak. And in this episode, Nik and Dusty take you back to the very beginning - from how they met, to how they sold everything and quit their jobs, and how a devastating rejection by the Travel Channel actually paved the way for everything else to come. Enjoy! And remember to subscribe!
58 minutes | Mar 18, 2020
Episode 2: Adventures in Storytelling Along the Dusty Trail
He's a former TV news anchor and reporter, an award-winning journalist and an Emmy-nominated videographer and producer. Oh! And a former plumber's assistant, cartoonist and one-time aspiring professional golfer. In this episode of the Two for the Road podcast get to know Dusty Green, his life growing up, some of the incredible stories he's covered, and how a lifelong love of journalism led him into a life of travel and adventure.
61 minutes | Feb 26, 2020
Episode 1: A Country Girl's Guide to Life, Love and Travel
She's a seasoned traveler, reluctant TV show host and producer, and is determined to explore the world, live life to the fullest, and convince women and girls everywhere they can achieve their dreams without wearing makeup. In the premiere episode of the Two for the Road podcast, get to know Nikki Green - the country girl from small-town Texas who made the leap from orthodontic assistant to national television personality - and hear her inspiring story for the very first time. Listen in. Follow along. And don't forget to subscribe!
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