Extra Pack Of Peanuts Travel Podcast : Travel More, Spend Less

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Sinopsis

The Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast is hosted by Travis Sherry, a serial entrepreneur and world traveler. Known as "Rick Steves for the new generation", this podcast will teach you everything you need to know to travel more and spend less. From interviews with some of the world's most famous travel names, like Chris Guillebeau, Bruce Poon Tip, AJ Jacobs, Chris Christensen and others to specific travel advice on how to use frequent flyer miles, score cheap hotels, pack like a pro, and travel on a budget, this show does it all.We'll also highlight specific destinations, telling you what it's really like to travel to India, the best places to eat and sleep in Paris, and top everything off with our Top 10 lists, which will make you laugh, reminisce, and ultimately, be filled with wanderlust. To find out even more, visit our renowned travel site at www.extrapackofpeanuts.com.

Episodios

  • Greatest Hits: The Beauty Of Imperfect Travels w/ Christine & Jules

    24/08/2021 Duración: 01h01min

    Joining me today are the half Aussie/half American duo who have roamed the historic streets of Cuba, bathed elephants in Thailand, danced in one of the biggest music festivals in Europe and done something many of us have done, gorged themselves full of food in Italy, Christine and Jules from Don’tForgetToMove.com and the Not So Bon Voyage podcast, which has the tagline “When Sh*t Goes Wrong on the Road”. What are some of your biggest travel mishaps? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. Today’s podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. Check out the entire library of EPoP Travel Podcasts on Apple Podcasts. Click here to download this episode directly! In This Episode 04:25 Volunteering For Love 06:20 Where Did The Love Of Travel Start 11:00 Learning To Travel With A Partner 17:05 Different Ways Of Life On The Road 19:45 Planning Their Travels 20:50 #VanLife 23:25 Sustainable/Responsible Tourism 28:00 Adventure Travel = Authentic Travel 32:25 Roles

  • Greatest Hits: Van Life As A Female Traveler w/ Sydney Febrache

    10/08/2021 Duración: 01h15min

    Joining me today is a fellow podcast host, someone who also owns a van (but her’s is infinitely nicer than mine) and who has been on the road for almost 3 full years now with her dogs, Sydney Febrache from DivineOnTheRoad.com. Has van life intrigued you? What is your biggest hurdle from entering the van life world? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.   Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus.   In This Episode 05:45 Van Life In COVID Times 08:15 Planning Your Travels...Or Not 12:50 Starting Van Life 21:15 Ella The Van Dog 23:30 First Things You Need To Think About For Your Van 30:15 Worst Parts Of Van Life 34:30 Van Life With Dogs 39:40 Best Parts Of Van Life 44:15 Solo Female Travel & Safety 53:45 The Future 55:10 Most Special Places She Has Slept 59:15 The Friendships On The Road 01:04:40 BIggest Travel Mishaps   Important Links Find Sydney on DivineOnTheRoad.com My Solo Road Podcast Follow Sydney on Facebook | Instagram

  • Greatest Hits: From An Office To An Adventure w/ Otto Ecroyd

    28/07/2021 Duración: 01h17min

    Joining me today is someone who once tried to sail from Norway to France and failed, who decided to ride a bike 5,000 miles from Alaska to Mexico but didn’t know how to change a tire, and who has gotten lost, stuck, and confused in more countries than he can count, Otto Ecroyd, author of Northbound and Down.  Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. What long-distance adventure are you wanting to conquer? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. In This Episode 03:00 Learning On The Go 04:05 Leveling Up & Where It All Started 09:45 Wanting To Do It To Actually Doing it 15:30 Alaska Adventure 19:30 Falling Forward & Planning At The Same Time 23:20 Am I Gonna Quit? 27:55 Being So Remote  30:35 Differences & Similarities Between All The Locations 35:55 Gear Used & Tossed Along The Way 40:40 Timeframe & End Date 44:25 The Longest Stretches 46:30 Biggest Lessons Learned 48:50 Post Trip Life 55:50 No Rules Needed 56:30 Lear

  • Motivating Your Creative Maniac Mind

    15/07/2021 Duración: 01h06min

    Are you looking to reinspire your heart and build new habits that allow you to dream bigger and take action towards your ideal life? Do you feel a transformation is needed to get you on the path that leads to your true happiness? Today's guest is Heath Armstrong from RageCreate.com, who has just launched the latest Sweet-Ass Affirmations Deck 2.0 on Kickstarter, so definitely go check that out. This isn't your "normal" affirmations deck because it is made to motivate your creative maniac mind which is something that all travel lovers and entrepreneurs need more of on a daily basis.  Heath & I are diving deep into building habits on your terms, the transformations that come from following your true path, battling resistance gremlins, and why your thoughts matter more than anything else in life. I am not overly woo-woo but Heath breaks down the power behind the mind and how you create your story through your thoughts and beliefs in a fun and easily digestible way. What do you do to motivate your creative

  • Netflix Filmed a Movie At Our House: Here’s The Scoop

    15/06/2021 Duración: 39min

    Did you know that Netflix filmed a movie in our home? Today we are talking all about how they found us, what the process was like before & during filming, and how it all went down now that they are done. This was definitely a hectic but very fun experience and we can't wait to share it with you, Enjoy! Do you have any other questions that we didn't answer? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. In This Episode 06:00 How They Found Us 08:55 What Movie Is Being Filmed 12:40 Scouting For Films, Set Designs, & Huge Kudos 19:50 Celebrities In Our Home + Kate's IG Stories In Our Kitchen 22:50 Why We Ended Up Out Of Our Home For Weeks 26:45 Working In Chaos, Pivoting, & Flexibility 30:05 Interesting To See How Much Screen Time The House Gets 31:45 How Far They Go To Make A Place Work For A Film 34:10 Interesting Tidbits Of Filmmaking   Important Links Along For The Ride by Sarah Dessen "Along For The Ride" Netflix Movie: What We Know So Far Want to follow

  • Best Small Towns In The US

    09/06/2021 Duración: 53min

    We got the idea for this episode from a Travel & Leisure article on the 11 Best Small Towns in America which allowed for places with 15,000 people or less but we aren't putting population restrictions on this list. If we consider it a small town or it has a strong small-town feel then it is in! We are sharing our top 15 places and, of course, there are a ton of honorable mentions for places we want to go but haven't yet. If you are wanting to get back on the road, wanting a slower pace, and craving that small-town feel then this episode will spur some wanderlust & a go-to list worth embarking on. Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. Did your favorite small town make the list? Which small town did we miss that should have been included? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. In This Episode 11:35 Honorable Mentions 14:40 On The East Coast 31:40 In The South 35:05 Going To The Midwest 36:40 Mountain Town Time 39:45 Old West Gun Fight

  • 12 Skills in 12 Countries in 12 Months w/ Mike Savas

    01/06/2021 Duración: 58min

    What will be (or was) your mid-life awakening? Have you followed your curiosity, passion, and love of travel to create the opportunities for your dream life? Today's guest is Mike Savas from Savas On The Go, who is currently on what he deems as his mid-life awakening which will include learning 12 skills in 12 countries in 12 months. Mike is learning from master's in all the skills he has sought out in the places of their greatness with only one month allotted for each location. If you have skills you have always wanted to explore but never gave yourself the permission, time, or focus to do that in the location of its significance then join Mike as he weaves his way through 12 months of travel & self-exploration. What would your 12 skills in 12 countries look like? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.   In This Episode 03:10  A Month In The Making Project: The Mid-Life Awakening 04:50 The List Of Skills 08:35 Freediving In The Bahamas & The End Goal Per Month

  • Summer Destinations Part 2: US

    25/05/2021 Duración: 39min

    With travel opening back up, where do you want to go first (domestically)? Because we loved this topic so much we are splitting this conversation into two episodes and therefore splitting our list in two as well. Today, we will be covering our US destinations that we would love to spend some time in this summer. If you are craving travel as much as we are, this episode will fill your travel list with some great US destinations. Where are your top summer destinations in the US? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. In This Episode 05:25 The State That Has Fewer Than 7 Humans Per Square Mile (Heather's #5) 10:30 The Healthiest State In The Country & Home To Ben & Jerry's (Trav's #5) 11:45 The Land of Enchantment (Heather's #4) 14:05 Been Named "Beer Town USA" (Trav's #4) 16:20 It Feels Like Home...Because It Is (Heather's #3) 20:05 Stunningly Gorgeous Scenery & Road Trip Ready (Trav's #3) 23:15 Once Voted The Best City In The World by Travel & Leisure

  • Summer Destinations Part 1: International

    18/05/2021 Duración: 35min

    With travel opening back up, where do you want to go first (internationally)? Because we loved this topic so much we are splitting this conversation into two episodes and therefore splitting our list in two as well. Today, we will be covering our international destinations that currently (May 2021) have their borders open to vaccinated tourists (& only a couple that we are still waiting on). If you are craving travel as much as we are, this episode will fill your travel list with some great accessible (mostly) destinations. Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. What are you doing when you listen to our podcast? Where are your top summer destinations? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. In This Episode 08:55 Honorable Mentions 11:45 Where In Eastern Europe? 13:55 Heather's Favorite Country 15:50 Trav Is All About The Experience 17:30 Viva La... 19:50 Mitko Is In The Know With This Place 22:15 Still Waiting On The Borders Opening 24:

  • The World’s Longest Honeymoon w/ Mike and Anne from Honeytrek

    11/05/2021 Duración: 55min

    What if you could take the world's longest honeymoon? Where would you go? What would you do? Today's guests are not only world-known (& Guinness record-holders) but also dear friends, Mike & Anne from Honeytrek.com and they are currently on the world's longest honeymoon at over 9 years long. We get into what life is like on the road (#RVLife), getting trapped in Europe during COVID lockdowns, the gorgeous glamping lifestyle, and so much more. If you have been biting at the bit to get out and travel again and you love unique and fun ways to explore this world then you will love learning about it all with Mike & Anne. Are you more likely to go glamping or embrace the RV Life? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. In This Episode 02:10 The Story Behind The World's Longest Honeymoon 05:55 Those Quitting Thoughts & How To Battle Them 09:50 RV Life On The Road: Pros & Cons 20:45 Getting Trapped In Europe During COVID 28:45 Gorgeous Glamping & Getting

  • Slow Travel For The Win

    04/05/2021 Duración: 38min

    Are you part of the fast travel or slow travel movement?  Our time in Costa Rica this last winter is the catalyst for today's conversation all about the pros and cons of slow travel. Trav is a convert from fast to slow and you will hear exactly why in this episode. If you are stuck in fast travel mode but crave a slower pace then this episode will spur your drive to create a life where slow travel is not only an option but the option. Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. What was your biggest takeaway from this episode? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.   In This Episode 03:50 What Is Slow Travel? 07:30 The 80/20 Rule Blast From The Past 09:10 Cons Of Slow Travel 13:40 Pros of Slow Travel 17:30 Making Money From Your Home For Your Travels 21:40 Educating Your Kids & Yourself Through Travel 35:30 Strategies For Slow Travel   Important Links Want to follow our lives & adventures? Check out our Instagram's @ExtraPackOfPeanut

  • Beginner Traveler's Guide To Going Nomad / Jason Robinson

    27/04/2021 Duración: 01h17min

    Have you been dragging your feet about going nomadic? Are you coming up with every excuse possible to talk yourself out of it? Are you ready to get out of your own way? Jason Robinson from The Nomad Experiment is here today to talk about his new book The Beginner Traveler's Guide To Going Nomad, the importance of facing fear, and why it is never too late to live the life you have always dreamed about.  If you are sick of making excuses, living solely in your comfort zone, and waiting for the so-called 'perfect time' to make the leap into a travel life, then this episode is for you!   What was your biggest takeaway from this episode? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.   In This Episode 02:45 The Beginner Travelers Guide To Going Nomad 06:15 A Lonely Passport Stamp & Planting The Seed 10:05 How Location Independence Became Tangible 16:45 Extending Your Comfort Zone + Hosteling & Airbnb 25:05 Get Started Local & Then Go Abroad 29:30 Misconceptions &

  • 5 Ways Travel Will Change Post-Pandemic

    13/04/2021 Duración: 36min

    What do you think will be the changes we see in travel in a post-pandemic life? How do you see it affecting the way you travel? We have had quite some time to think about life post-pandemic but now that we are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel (thank you vaccine), we feel it is a great time to talk about how travel will have changed going forward. This was the topic we were prepared to discuss during our time on MSNBC with Yasmin Vossoughian but they quickly found out that Heather had caught COVID while we were in Costa Rica and that made for a better story for them. But, since we have this podcast we can finally get to discuss the 5 ways we see travel changing in a post-pandemic world and dive into the fundamental shift in the way people are traveling that we see as a positive. Enjoy! Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. What did we miss? Which of these resonated the most with you? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.   In This Epis

  • Top 20 Songs

    06/04/2021 Duración: 01h12min

    What are your go-to jams? Who are your favorite artists that you can listen to over and over again? Are you a top hits listener or a whole album listener?  Today, Heather & I will be diving into our top 10 songs (20 between the two of us) and while this is something a little different in terms of topic, we do hope you get a kick out of whether we have ANY that are on both lists. It is another list episode and the same rules apply, we don't know what is on each other's lists and, of course, there will be honorable mentions. This episode is not a technical look at music and there are genres that I know nothing about so take this all as just our personal opinions (& with a grain of salt). Did any of your top 20 songs make it on our lists as well? What songs did we miss that you think should have made it? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.   In This Episode 09:20 Honorable Mentions 15:45 Lyrics Matter 18:10 Travis Has More To Offer 21:10 Christian Ska Band 22:

  • Destination Diary: Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    01/04/2021 Duración: 01h33min

    You asked for it and today you are getting it! Our destination diary on Tamarindo, Costa Rica has arrived and it is jam-packed with great places, ideas, eats, etc. Since we spent such a long time here we are giving you all the insights that we learned during this time. Enjoy! Are you planning a trip to Tamarindo? What will be the first spot you explore Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. Important Links Getting There: Liberia Airport Shuttle 1:15 hr - $80 San Jose Shuttle 4 hours - $$$ Renting A Car $1,300 / Month $300 / Week $12 / day Includes Mandatory Insurance   Getting Around: Within The Town Walk Golf Cart Car   Stay: Tamarindo Sunrise Condos Langosta More Residential - Would Want A Car Or At Least A Bike To Get To Town   Food & Drink: Eating Noi Santa Rita Cafe Resturante La Baula El Chiringuito Volcano Brewing Company Longboards BBQ Waffle Monkey Falafel Bar Little Lucha for Tuesday Tacos ($2) Walter’s Fish and Cheese

  • The Friendliest Countries

    23/03/2021 Duración: 50min

    We have another list episode but this is the first time we have dove into the friendliest countries we have been to. Now, this does beg the question of what makes a place friendly and we are leaving it intentionally vague because it means something different to everybody. Like with all of our lists we will have some honorable mentions and then we get into our top 5 friendliest countries which we have not shared with each other. We hope you enjoy this episode! What are your top friendliest countries? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. In This Episode 03:45 What Defines Friendliest? 07:00 Honorable Mentions 11:15 Ancient & Modern Worlds Collide Here 13:10 The Land Of Smiles 15:10 Pura Vida 18:45 The Emerald Isle 20:45 Land Down Under 25:30 From Honorable Mention To Main List 35:15 This Place Is On My Mind 42:00 Let's Repeat One   Important Links Top 10 Things To Do In Siem Reap, Cambodia Want to follow our lives & adventures? Check out our Instagram's

  • What It's Like To Get COVID In Another Country

    17/03/2021 Duración: 43min

    You may be asking yourself "where the heck has EPOP been for the last few weeks?" well...Heather caught COVID. This, of course, changed everything we had planned including recording more episodes of this podcast. I went on full daddy duty while Heather had to quarantine herself away for 10 + days BUT Heather has fully recovered and we are discussing what it is like to get COVID in another country, the steps we had to take for testing, and how it affected our lives. What is your biggest fear about traveling right now? Did this episode help or hinder your travel plans? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. Check out the entire library of EPoP Travel Podcasts on Apple Podcasts. In This Episode 03:30 Questions About Costa Rica During COVID 05:00 Catching COVID in Costa Rica 06:40 Heather's Symptoms 10:10 Getting Tested & Isolating 16:30 Having The Scarlet Letter 19:30 Symptoms Throughout The Experience & Mental Toll 25:45 Our Blessings & We Know How Fortunat

  • Why We Traveled To Costa Rica During COVID

    16/02/2021 Duración: 35min

    If you don't follow us on Instagram then SURPRISE we are in Costa Rica and have been for over a month and today we are talking about how we came to the decision to come down here, the preconceived notions we had about the experience during COVID, and what it is like now that we are here and have been for a few weeks. We also may drop some hints on what our plan is moving forward. Is Costa Rica on your list of must-visit places? Have you traveled at all during the pandemic? What was your experience?  Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. In This Episode 06:15 Making The Decision: What Went Into It 10:20 What Did We Have To Do To Be Able To Travel To Costa Rica 12:20 General Safety Precautions We Took As Well 14:10 Fully Booked Flights: Panic Attack Material 17:00 Feeling Safer In Costa Rica 20:10 Why Did We Choose Costa Rica? 23:00 What Are The Plans For Your Time In Costa Rica? 27:10 Why Did We Record

  • Best Experiences: 2020 In Review

    09/02/2021 Duración: 01h20min

    We return with our final part in our Year in Review Series Check out Part 1: Travel Stats Check out Part 2: Superlatives Check out Part 3: Best Drinks Check out Part 4: Best Desserts Check out Part 5: Best Meals Each year there are always a handful of days that stand out. While 2020 definitely did everything in its power to limit those, they still prevailed in spades. Today, Heather and I go through our top 10 experiences of 2020 from multiple honorable mentions to really appreciating the big and the little things in life. What were your favorite experiences of 2020? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs! In This Episode 05:15 Honorable Mentions 12:55 Getting A Peek Into Our Diaries 14:35 Travel Blogging Friends + A Social Distance Shindig 17:05 Whit & Hadley: Best Buddies 19:25 Pre-Covid Cocktail Crawl 21:55 Road Tripping 24:00 The 100th Country Party (Pre-Covid) 26:45 Beaches...Feeling Normal A

  • Best Meals: 2020 In Review

    02/02/2021 Duración: 01h04min

    We return with Part 5 of 6 in our Year in Review Series Check out Part 1: Travel Stats Check out Part 2: Superlatives Check out Part 3: Best Drinks Check out Part 4: Best Desserts If you know anything about us, it's that we love to eat. We tried to eat out to help support restaurants as much as we safely could during COVID. Today Heather and I are going to go through our top 8 meals of the year (each) for a total of 16 awesome places that you should definitely check out if you're going to be in the neighborhood! Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. What was your best meal of 2020? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!   In This Episode 06:30 Honorable Mentions 13:35 The List Begins 19:55 Good Ol' Biscuit's 23:10 Fantastic Chicken Options 27:15 Heather Can Make It Even Better 29:40 Thai Is The Best 33:40 Trav "Acai Bowl" Sherry 37:15 It Is ALL About Comfort Food 42:30 A

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