40 Travel Tips For Our 400th Episode (With The Entire EPOP Team)

Extra Pack of Peanuts 40 Travel Tips For Our 400th Episode (With The Entire EPOP Team)

We have made it to our 400th episode and today we welcome the entire EPOP team to join us in giving our top 40 (plus) travel tips. Today we have on the show Vanessa, Mackenzie, Ransom, Lily, Kaycee, and of course, my wonderful wife and constant travel companion Heather and we are diving into the travel tips and tricks we have all accumulated over our decades of travel experience.

Like always it started at 40 (for our 400th episode) but who knows what number it actually ended up with.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy our 400th episode with this crazy, funny, and awesome team that we have here at Extra Pack of Peanuts and thank you for being with us through these 400 episodes. We couldn’t have done it without you the listeners!

Today’s episode has been sponsored by our friends at Tortuga Backpacks!

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Which tip did you like the most? Which place did you go to and it didn’t live up to your expectations? Let us know @PackofPeanuts!

Check out the entire library of EPoP Travel Podcasts on Apple Podcasts. Do you have travel questions for Trav about travel or travel hacking? Tweet us @packofpeanuts or Instagram with #askepop to @extrapackofpeanuts, or even on facebook! Anywhere you can find us!

In This Episode

  • 04:00 Introductions
  • 05:30 Pre-Travel Tips
  • 22:00 Packing
  • 45:20 Money
  • 51:00 During Travel

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Thanksgiving Thanks 2019

It’s great to practice thankfulness all year long but it’s definitely in overdrive during this season and we couldn’t be happier. So to continue in the celebrations, Heather and I look back at the past year and reveal the 8 people & things we are most thankful for in 2019. 

Today’s episode has been sponsored by our friends at Suavs & the amazing guys over at Tortuga Backpacks!

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Do you want to see a course on being couplepreneurs? Also, what are you most thankful for this year?  Let us know @PackofPeanuts or on Instagram @ExtraPackofPeanuts

Check out the entire library of EPoP Travel Podcasts on Apple Podcasts. Do you have travel questions for Trav about travel or travel hacking? Tweet us @packofpeanuts or Instagram with #askepop to @extrapackofpeanuts, or even on facebook! Anywhere you can find us!

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Living In The Moment w/ Kim & Scott Goyette

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Living In The Moment w/ Kim & Scott Goyette

 

Joining me today are  two people who have taken on many adventures in life, including driving a 1978 orange and brown Dodge Tioga RV across the country and, most recently, decided to embark on a one year trip around the world with their 12 year old daughter Kayla to expose her to all different types of cultures, religions, and ways of life, Kim and Scott Goyette from MeditationMutha.com and GoLoveNow.com.

Today’s episode has been sponsored by our friends at Tortuga Backpacks!

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Do you travel with young kids? What are some tips & tricks that you use? Let us know @PackofPeanuts!

Check out the entire library of EPoP Travel Podcasts on Apple Podcasts. Do you have travel questions for Trav about travel or travel hacking? Tweet us @packofpeanuts or Instagram with #askepop to @extrapackofpeanuts, or even on facebook! Anywhere you can find us!

In This Episode

  • 04:10 Free Spirit Mode & Adventure Starting
  • 11:00 From Cubicle to Location Independence
  • 14:50 RTW: Planning & Mindset
  • 23:30 Long Term Travel & Keeping Everyone Interested
  • 27:30 Planning vs Roaming & Length of Stays
  • 35:00 Accommodations & Playing With Points
  • 41:30 Non-Negotiable Places & Surprises
  • 44:00 Where Didn’t Meet Expectations
  • 48:00 Biggest Challenges & Transitioning Back
  • 55:45 Next Adventure?
  • 01:00:45 Biggest Travel Mishaps

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7 Exciting and Affordable Hotel Alternatives

It’s no secret that I prefer airline miles over hotel points by a wide margin. Why? When I’m traveling, I enjoy staying at places that provide a more authentic experience.

Not that I don’t have hotel points; I do. And don’t get me wrong, I’d appreciate a stay at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme or the Hilton Bora Bora Resort as much as the next person.

But while those places are amazing in their own right, as a general rule of thumb I look for alternative accommodation options when traveling.

Here are 7 ways you can stay in a place that offers a more interesting experience than the typical chain hotel, while also saving a lot of money. (more…)

The 46 Best Gifts for Travelers in 2019 (Podcast)

2019 Gift Guide Graphic

Every year, for the past seven years, we’ve scoured the globe to find the most unique, most useful, and best gifts for travelers on the planet (tough life, I know).

And in those past seven years, our annual “best gifts for travelers” guide has become one of the most popular travel gift guides in the world!

o if you’re struggling with what to get the traveler in your life, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered again this year.

From less than $5 to over $1,000, and with gifts ranging from backpacks to books and from cashmere to coffee, there’s something here for everyone. Here are the best gifts for travelers – so start shopping, and happy holidays!

Click here to see the whole gift guide.

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