Girls Talk Travel
Train Safety Tips

Train Safety Tips

October 16, 2019

In this episode, we continue our travel safety series and talk about one of our favourite modes of transport - trains. We discuss the differences between trains in some destinations, tips for travelling solo, and we reveal our must have train travel kit that we never go anywhere without. 

 

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Preserving Your Travel Memories

Preserving Your Travel Memories

October 9, 2019
In this episode, Megsy & Alice are talking about some of the best ways you can preserve your travel memories. Whether it’s printing out your pictures on canvas or collecting souvenirs like magnets or postcards, we’re going to have a chat about some of our favourite ways to commemorate our travels. 
 
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Getting Your Period While Travelling

Getting Your Period While Travelling

October 2, 2019
In this episode, we are talking about that annoying travel companion you wish you could just leave at home…..your period.
We discuss how getting access to products you like can be difficult when travelling, the products we personally prefer to use, and how time zone changes can turn everything upside down 
 
Quick disclaimer we are in no way medical professionals. No material is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment., always consult your doctor. 
 
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Travel Scams

Travel Scams

September 25, 2019
In this episode, we are talking about the top travel scams you might encounter when you travel - and how to avoid being sucked in and scammed yourself. 
We reveal some of the places and ways we’ve personally been scammed and offer some encouragement for you ladies listening around the world…cause it happens, so keep your chin up and don’t let it ruin your trip! 
 
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Teaching English Overseas

Teaching English Overseas

September 18, 2019
In this episode, Megsy & Alice talk about what to expect working as an English teacher overseas.
They discuss the best countries to be a teacher, what certifications are needed, and some of the top scams to look out for!
 
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How To Choose The Right Backpack

How To Choose The Right Backpack

September 11, 2019

This week Megsy is chatting to Lucy Hagan from Osprey Europe about how to choose and fit the perfect backpack for your travels. 

In this episode:
  • What are the biggest mistakes women make when choosing a backpack?
  • What to look for in a reliable and comfortable backpack?
  • How to choose the right size for your travels?
  • And some top tips for adjusting your new backpack to get the most out of it and save yourself a backache! 

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Dangerous Destinations For Solo Female Travel

Dangerous Destinations For Solo Female Travel

September 4, 2019
Megsy & Alice discuss the 50 most visited countries in the world for their level of travel safety for women. They discuss the best and worst 5 countries for safety and why they landed in the top and bottom of the list.
 
Source information for this podcast is https://www.asherfergusson.com/solo-female-travel-safety/ where they cover this topic extensively. Check it out today. 
 
If you are looking for affordable insurance to cover you on your travels check out SafetyWing Travel Insurance.
Bus Travel - Safety Tips w/ Emily Luxton

Bus Travel - Safety Tips w/ Emily Luxton

August 28, 2019

In this episode, I’m chatting to award winning blogger Emily Luxton about bus travel and bus safety. We talk about safety tips for when you plan to sleep or overnight on a bus, which countries we love taking buses the most and some of the most random bus experiences we’ve had around the world.

For links to Emily's blog and social media head to: https://foodfuntravel.com/girls-talk-travel-guests/

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NOTE: I shuffled around a few episodes and some episodes mentioned as "coming soon" have already been released. Sorry bout that! 

Dealing With Travel Anxiety

Dealing With Travel Anxiety

August 21, 2019

In this episode, Megsy and Alice are talking about dealing with travel anxiety.  Where it comes from, what are some of the common symptoms and what you can do to overcome it.

 

To sign up for Alice's Take Charge Toolbox head here: teacaketravels.com/takechargetoolbox

Best Digital Nomad Destinations w/ Barbara Jovanovic (Safetywing Travel Insurance)

Best Digital Nomad Destinations w/ Barbara Jovanovic (Safetywing Travel Insurance)

August 14, 2019

In this episode, I interview Barbara from SafetyWing Digital Nomad Insurance about some of the most popular destinations to live and work when you are a freelancer. We also discuss how finding a place that’s right for other digital nomads might not be right for you and why you should pay attention to the important things to you.

As more and more people are choosing this form of digital nomad lifestyle I wanted to delve into what it’s been like for Barbara living and working as a digital nomad for the last 2 years. 

 

For more information about SafetyWing Digital Nomad Insurance head to: https://foodfuntravel.com/go/safetywing/

For links to Barbara's social media head here: https://foodfuntravel.com/girls-talk-travel-guests/