Podcast, Travel

Episode 36: Miles and Points Hacking 101

Greg Davis-Kean of The Frequent Miler helps us break down earning and spending miles/points (without flying!) to maximize travel. TheFrequentMiler.com: Start Here | Laboratory Chase cards: Sapphire Reserve, Ink Business Cash, Freedom (with rotating 5% categories) Greg earned and used 1.2 million miles to go to Richard Branson's Necker Island! He tells us how and… Continue reading Episode 36: Miles and Points Hacking 101

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Episode 35: Whole30 Drop Outs

iFly - Indoor Sky Diving Scott's Cheap Flights It Starts with Food by Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig Whole30 Day by Day by Melissa Hartwig Italian Days Food Tour in Bologna Barstool racing: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Shrill by Lindy West Have you done a Whole30 (successfully or unsuccessfully)? Follow us on social media:… Continue reading Episode 35: Whole30 Drop Outs

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Episode 34: Small Group Travel

Whole30 Day by Day by Melissa Hartwig Small Group Travel Collette Travel Company G Adventures Intrepid Flashpack - geared toward solo travelers WHOA Travel (Women High on Adventure) Road Scholar How to Choose the Perfect Tour Company from Nomadic Matt Groupon Getaways or Vacation Packages at Costco Our current fitness fixes: Orangetheory Fitness Class Pass What we're… Continue reading Episode 34: Small Group Travel

Podcast, Travel, U.S. Travel

Episode 33: 2017 Travel Wrap-up

BLACKOUT - Dining in the Dark in Vegas We're doing a year-end review of this highs (and some lows) from our travels in 2017. Listen to past episodes about our trips here: Banff, Canada Portland, Oregon Los Angeles Greece: Naxos (and Greek Ferries) | Paros (and Greek Food) | Mykonos Paris London New York New… Continue reading Episode 33: 2017 Travel Wrap-up

Book Club, Podcast

Episode 32: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo with Taylor Jenkins Reid

  We talk with author Taylor Jenkins Reid about her new book The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and how she balances writing and living boldly with new motherhood. --- Emily found cheap fares to Australia from Scott's Cheap Flights - we talk about it all the time, but just in case you missed it!… Continue reading Episode 32: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo with Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Episode 31: Waitomo, Rotorua, and Wellington

Our New Zealand trip with G Adventures (the Best of the North Island tour) comes to an end with a caving adventure in Waitomo, learning about Maori culture in Rotorua, and spending some down time in Wellington. Listen to episode 29 to hear about the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and episode 30 about Auckland and Raglan. TumuTumu Toobing through the glow… Continue reading Episode 31: Waitomo, Rotorua, and Wellington

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Episode 30: Auckland and Raglan

Auckland and Raglan...our continuing adventures with G Adventures and our Best of the North Island trip in New Zealand. Listen to episode 29 to hear about the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Stayed at M Social in Auckland Auckland City Tours with Mike America's Cup Sailing Experience Waiheke Island, ferry and Hop-on, Hop-off bus with a lunch stop at Mudbrick Vineyard Nomads… Continue reading Episode 30: Auckland and Raglan

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Episode 29: Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Our New Zealand adventure included conquering the Tongariro Alpine Crossing! It is an active volcano and a beautiful 12-mile hike considered to be one of the best day hikes in the world. Mount Ngauruhoe aka Mount Doom (from Lord of the Rings) Traveled with: G Adventures, Best of the North Island Stayed at: Skotel Alpine Resort in… Continue reading Episode 29: Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Book Club, Podcast

Episode 28: Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

Christina Thompson joins us to talk about her book Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All, which we selected for this month's book club because we're heading to New Zealand THIS WEEK! We talk about New Zealand history, Maori culture, and what she's working on now. Catch up with Christina and learn… Continue reading Episode 28: Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

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Episode 27: Five Money Tips for International Travel

Megan and Emily talk money! We're sharing best practices for traveling abroad and dealing with different currencies. Photo by Christine Roy on Unsplash Get cash right away! Use ATMs rather than currency exchange and consider switching to a bank that doesn't charge withdrawal fees at foreign ATMs (or even reimburses you for them). From NerdWallet: Foreign ATM and… Continue reading Episode 27: Five Money Tips for International Travel