Podcast, Travel

Episode 5: You’ve Got To Move It, Move It

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Episode 5 show notes:


Destination Mini-Spotlight Rapidfire: Emily’s trip to Banff, May 2017
To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, admission to all national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas is free for 2017!

Ice Fields Tour

Gondola Ride


Emily and her dad stayed at the Moose Hotel and Suites on the main strip of downtown Banff.

Best meal? Elk Gnocci Poutine at The Bison Restaurant and Terrace

Podcasts we love (a lot of them!)
Serial – The OG podcast. Start here, you’ll be hooked.

Death, Sex, and Money – “The big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation.”

Dear Sugar – Life and love advice from the Dear Sugar columnists, Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond

My Favorite Murder – Stay sexy. And don’t get murdered.

This is Why You’re Single – A weekly look at one reason why you’re single. It’s really not as bad as that sounds.

NPR’s Hidden Brain – Explores the science of human behavior

Savage Lovecast – Sex (and love, but mostly sex) advice from Dan Savage

Terrible, Thanks for Asking – Nora McInerny Purmort’s podcast about painful topics that make people uncomfortable and having real conversations about them anyway

Nerdist from Chris Hardwick

So many NPR podcasts

On Your Authority – Emily’s dad’s podcast!

Invisibilia – The invisible forces that control human behavior

Why, Oh Why – Dating, love, sex, technology

Stuff Mom Never Told You from How Stuff Works, back with new hosts, Emilie Aries and Bridget Todd

Happier – Happiness hacks from The Happiness Project author, Gretchen Rubin (and her sister! Elizabeth Craft)

You’ve got to move it, move it: Staying active while traveling
RunWESTIN hosts group runs or provides maps for your solo run, or you could use Map My Run

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Megan got in a run through the National Mall to check out the monuments in Washington, DC in April 2016.

Lululemon hosts community classes (yoga, barre, and more) and events (run clubs, hikes) all over the world.

Just Add Yoga combines yoga with wine or beer in and around Seattle. Searching for yoga and beer and the city you are traveling to will likely help you find something similar wherever you are!

Community yoga classes/yoga in the park (like Summer at SAM in Seattle)

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Find a spin class or join in on water aerobics! Drop in on an Orange Theory Fitness class (currently in 17 countries) or use ClassPass to find a studio for any kind of workout in the US, Canada, the UK, and Australia.

To combine working out with being social and meeting new people in a new city, try Meetup or November Project.

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Finally, for a quick and dirty workout in the comfort of your hotel room/hostel/AirBNB, check out Daily BurnTone It Up, or Megan’s Sweat Anywhere Pinterest board for quick workouts you can do to get moving before enjoy the rest of your day!

Here’s an article from Nomadic Matt and Steve from Nerd Fitness about staying fit while traveling.

Books we’re reading:

It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too) by Nora McInerny Purmort is our book club book of the month for July! Read with us and submit your questions and thoughts by July 25th!

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxanne Gay 

How do you stay active while traveling? Email us at bolddepartures@gmail.com

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