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Two ladies who travel a lot… talk about it briefly. Romance authors and consummate travelers Gail Carriger & Piper J Drake dish tips, tricks, gadgets, and horror stories on traveling by land, air, and sea. We get there, so you don’t have to.

Latest Episodes

Return Destinations

Been there, done that! But you can't help but think that you could have done it better. Tips and tricks for optimally re-visiting already trod travel-ground.

38 MIN2019 APR 17
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Return Destinations

Caffiene Situation

How do you stay awake? When do you choose to stay awake? Tricks to accomplishing your caffeine ingestion intelligently while far from home!

29 MIN2019 MAR 18
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Caffiene Situation

Rental Car Renting

Transportation from home to any destination requires some form of "last mile" transit. Gail and Piper discuss tips and thoughts on car renting when necessary

31 MIN2019 JAN 7
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Rental Car Renting

Ep 23; Bag Checking Protocol

When your trip requires enough luggage that you MUST check a bag, what does the experienced traveler do? Time Stamped Show Notes: 0:25 – Intro(Steampunk Girl byJohn Anealio) Host Introduction;Gail CarrigerandPiper J Drake 1:01- Gail went to PHX (Phoenix) and has THOUGHTS 2:26 - The internet told her it would be hot, sure, duh - but the taste of the filtered water is... awful - the worst Gail has experienced the world over 3:28 - Piper's water heater that had a hole eaten through it: Zojirushi -->https://amzn.to/2Ela16h - - - Main Topic -> Checking a Bag 6:34- What is it that makes even experienced/prepared travelers like our hosts check their bags? (Hint: it tends to be lengthy cons where sales are necessary and/or bringing things internationally to family) 7:36- shared checked bag protocol (when traveling with a partner) - plus details on being prepared for a cruise and dealing with porters 9:539- be aware of the maximum possible overhead space 10:04 - its never as big a deal to f...

27 MIN2018 DEC 10
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Ep 23; Bag Checking Protocol

Ep 22; Delay Vouchers

Travel vouchers can turn a stressful travel whammy into a new experience. Honest! And, what should you do about lost luggage? Time Stamped Show Notes: 0:20 – Intro(Steampunk Girl byJohn Anealio) Host Introduction;Gail CarrigerandPiper J Drake 0:44- Gail and Piper discuss Smokey Mountains Writers' Retreat 3:39 - Map out your journey ahead of time (screenshot your map in case you lose cellphone service in rural areas) 5:42 - Going to Urgent Care (or emergency room, or doctor) while traveling 9:00 - Traveling to the middle of nowhere can be fun - hole up in the cabin near the fire while others go out and hike/snowboard - - - Main Topic -> Travel Vouchers 11:21- obtaining airline vouchers (example: plane overbooked) 13:01- taking a later flight (risk/reward) 13:51 - don't accept the first offer! Offer will improve as the time for the flight approaches 14:56 - tips for college students on holiday travel 16:12 - use resources like SeatGuru to recon your plane 16:44 - don't lose your vouc...

30 MIN2018 NOV 27
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Ep 22; Delay Vouchers

Traveling Alone

Travel is enriching and we recommend it. Sometimes one must travel alone. How do you stay safe? Where do you keep your money and documents? What's "SA"?

32 MIN2018 SEP 17
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Traveling Alone

Seat Reclining

Some people are taller than others. Travel seats seem designed with a "one-size-fits-all" mentality. So what's one to do about reclining; aka, angle of repose?

35 MIN2018 AUG 20
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Seat Reclining

Hotel Living

Traveling friends meet up! A rare side-by-side recording from the ladies has them catching up and discussing how to live in hotels and take care of your voice

25 MIN2018 JUL 31
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Hotel Living

Hats on a Plane!

Traveling requires high level packing skills. Adding a hat makes it even trickier. So how do you keep your topper in top condition when you NEED to bring one?

32 MIN2018 JUL 18
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Hats on a Plane!

Secondary Transportation: Getting around within your destination

So you've arrived at your destination, now what? How do you get around? What if you don't have cell service? Piper and Gail discuss what to do and who to trust

30 MIN2018 JUL 5
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Secondary Transportation: Getting around within your destination

Latest Episodes

Return Destinations

Been there, done that! But you can't help but think that you could have done it better. Tips and tricks for optimally re-visiting already trod travel-ground.

38 MIN2019 APR 17
Comments
Return Destinations

Caffiene Situation

How do you stay awake? When do you choose to stay awake? Tricks to accomplishing your caffeine ingestion intelligently while far from home!

29 MIN2019 MAR 18
Comments
Caffiene Situation

Rental Car Renting

Transportation from home to any destination requires some form of "last mile" transit. Gail and Piper discuss tips and thoughts on car renting when necessary

31 MIN2019 JAN 7
Comments
Rental Car Renting

Ep 23; Bag Checking Protocol

When your trip requires enough luggage that you MUST check a bag, what does the experienced traveler do? Time Stamped Show Notes: 0:25 – Intro(Steampunk Girl byJohn Anealio) Host Introduction;Gail CarrigerandPiper J Drake 1:01- Gail went to PHX (Phoenix) and has THOUGHTS 2:26 - The internet told her it would be hot, sure, duh - but the taste of the filtered water is... awful - the worst Gail has experienced the world over 3:28 - Piper's water heater that had a hole eaten through it: Zojirushi -->https://amzn.to/2Ela16h - - - Main Topic -> Checking a Bag 6:34- What is it that makes even experienced/prepared travelers like our hosts check their bags? (Hint: it tends to be lengthy cons where sales are necessary and/or bringing things internationally to family) 7:36- shared checked bag protocol (when traveling with a partner) - plus details on being prepared for a cruise and dealing with porters 9:539- be aware of the maximum possible overhead space 10:04 - its never as big a deal to f...

27 MIN2018 DEC 10
Comments
Ep 23; Bag Checking Protocol

Ep 22; Delay Vouchers

Travel vouchers can turn a stressful travel whammy into a new experience. Honest! And, what should you do about lost luggage? Time Stamped Show Notes: 0:20 – Intro(Steampunk Girl byJohn Anealio) Host Introduction;Gail CarrigerandPiper J Drake 0:44- Gail and Piper discuss Smokey Mountains Writers' Retreat 3:39 - Map out your journey ahead of time (screenshot your map in case you lose cellphone service in rural areas) 5:42 - Going to Urgent Care (or emergency room, or doctor) while traveling 9:00 - Traveling to the middle of nowhere can be fun - hole up in the cabin near the fire while others go out and hike/snowboard - - - Main Topic -> Travel Vouchers 11:21- obtaining airline vouchers (example: plane overbooked) 13:01- taking a later flight (risk/reward) 13:51 - don't accept the first offer! Offer will improve as the time for the flight approaches 14:56 - tips for college students on holiday travel 16:12 - use resources like SeatGuru to recon your plane 16:44 - don't lose your vouc...

30 MIN2018 NOV 27
Comments
Ep 22; Delay Vouchers

Traveling Alone

Travel is enriching and we recommend it. Sometimes one must travel alone. How do you stay safe? Where do you keep your money and documents? What's "SA"?

32 MIN2018 SEP 17
Comments
Traveling Alone

Seat Reclining

Some people are taller than others. Travel seats seem designed with a "one-size-fits-all" mentality. So what's one to do about reclining; aka, angle of repose?

35 MIN2018 AUG 20
Comments
Seat Reclining

Hotel Living

Traveling friends meet up! A rare side-by-side recording from the ladies has them catching up and discussing how to live in hotels and take care of your voice

25 MIN2018 JUL 31
Comments
Hotel Living

Hats on a Plane!

Traveling requires high level packing skills. Adding a hat makes it even trickier. So how do you keep your topper in top condition when you NEED to bring one?

32 MIN2018 JUL 18
Comments
Hats on a Plane!

Secondary Transportation: Getting around within your destination

So you've arrived at your destination, now what? How do you get around? What if you don't have cell service? Piper and Gail discuss what to do and who to trust

30 MIN2018 JUL 5
Comments
Secondary Transportation: Getting around within your destination
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