Travel Tips & Hacks Archives - Travel Squad Podcast

We’re  getting you ready for the holiday season with the best gifts for travelers of all kinds. Whether you’re shopping for someone with an upcoming trip and want to get them something to use on their trip, or you’re buying for someone that loves travel and wants to bring those memories into their everyday life […]

October 25, 2022

The Best Gifts for Travelers

We’re bringing you an inside scoop on how to move to another country, and what it’s like to own businesses and property in other countries. We interviewed Kathleen Piddicord and Leif Simon of Live and Invest Overseas in a jam packed hour of travel and expat life inspiration.  The pair met on a guided tour […]

August 30, 2022

How to Move to Another Country, Interview with Expat Business Experts at Live and Invest Overseas

We are giving all our best tips for group whether you are traveling with a group of friends, family, or strangers on a guided tour. At the Travel Squad, we have a lot of experience traveling as a group and have seen the best and worst of it. Why is there always a fight when […]

July 20, 2022

Group Travel Tips to Get Along & Make Amazing Memories

We have taken a lot of road trips over the years and have great tips for how to plan a  road trip, including how to save money on a road trip (especially with high gas prices!), how to maximize time so you can see all the attractions and sights along the way, and keep yourself […]

June 28, 2022

How to Plan a Road Trip & Make it an Epic Adventure

Episode 140 is taking you inside the good, the great, the bad and ugly of bathrooms around the world. You know we can’t do an episode without talking about the bathroom experience so we dedicated a whole episode to it. Just try to listen without laughing! We take it country by country telling stories from […]

June 7, 2022

Bathrooms Around the World

We’re sharing stories from our trips of some of the worst travel etiquette and giving you tips on being a better traveler. From the worst B-O on a 14-hour flight to obnoxious travel buddies, to loud people in the hotel hallways. In this episode we are re-living and laughing about it all plus giving you […]

April 5, 2022

Hilarious and Horrible Travel Etiquette

Friend twosomes and couples traveling together is one of the best ways to explore a new place. With our partner in crime and a full itinerary a weekend trip or longer international getaway can be so much fun! But as with any kind of group, there can be issues! In this episode we talk about […]

March 15, 2022

Couple Vacation Ideas & Tips to Have a Good Time

We travel several times a month either on road trips, international vacations, or quick weekend getaways in a nearby state. We’ve learned a few ways to get more bank for your buck and optimize your time there so we’re sharing our best travel hacks. If you want travel life hacks that will ultimately make it […]

December 7, 2021

Travel Hacks from Frequent Travelers

This one is dedicated to our top travel tips to make you a better traveler. We are self-proclaimed ‘expert’ travelers and are giving you our best travel tips, hacks, and advice for better travel planning, booking to save money, packing tips, and little things you can do to be a better traveler and make your […]

October 19, 2021

Top Travel Tips to Help You Be a Better Traveler

We’re celebrating our two year podcast anniversary by giving you all of our very best travel recommendations, tips, and hacks to save money, plan better, see and do all the cool stuff and ultimately travel much more often!  In this episode we each recommend our top choice for international destinations, places to visit in the […]

August 17, 2021

Our Best Travel Recommendations

Diving into how travel affects mental health positively in various aspects of development and quality of life. In this episode we are announcing some major Travel Squad Podcast news! We’re changing the format of our podcast to include traveler and travel business owner interviews and bring you more deals and news in travel. We also […]

May 4, 2021

How Travel Affects Mental Health Positively

We’re bringing you the 11 best solo travel for women tips from the expert herself. Zeina spent her early 20s traveling through Europe and living in Lebanon and is bringing you stories from her adventures, solo female travel safety tips, advice on how to make friends while traveling solo, and answer all your questions on […]

April 13, 2021

Solo Travel Tips, Safety Advice, and Stories

We are here to settle the debate one and for all: Is it better to stay in an Airbnb, a hotel, a hostel, or a timeshare? There are so many options and it depends on the place, who you’re going with, what you’ll be doing, and what you budget. If you’re comparing Airbnb vs hotel […]

April 6, 2021

Airbnb vs Hotel vs Timeshare vs Hostel – Pros & Cons of Each

Ashley from Ashley P Travels, guest interviews on the podcast today answering your questions on “what is it like to work on a cruise ship?” Ashley spent several years working on a cruise ship and in this episode she reveals what it’s really like to live a travel life and work on a cruise ship, […]

March 16, 2021

What is it Like to Work on a Cruise Ship? Ashley P Travels Reveals All

We’re talking about the less glamorous sides of travel – things like travel scams, mishaps, and when things don’t go exactly as planned. Whether it’s being cheap and missing out on once in a lifetime experiences or your phone getting stolen and it threatens the mood of your whole trip, we have to remember to […]

February 9, 2021

Travel Scams, Mishaps, and Mistakes to Avoid

We’re diving into some of the best travel credit cards with rewards for travel so you can use points and save your dollars and ultimately (like we always say) travel more often! In this episode we break down the best credit cards for travel looking at the travel perks each card offers including points for […]

January 12, 2021

Travel Credit Cards

We’re bringing you a whole episode dedicated to how to stay healthy while traveling. This year we have talked more about health and traveling – or not traveling – than ever before  and we want to keep you doing both! We’re bringing you our best tips to stay healthy while traveling including what to pack […]

December 15, 2020

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

This is a fun episode of the top 20 travel questions we have been asked, giving you our very best travel advice! We’re giving our tips and secrets for saving money on travel, advice for traveling smarter and better, and giving travel advice we’ve learned over the years of traveling. Plus a few funny stories […]

September 15, 2020

20 Travel Tips and Our Best Travel Advice

We’re busting the myth that a vacation has to throw off your diet and showing you how to eat healthy while traveling. Yes, you want to try the local cuisine, and indulge a little, but if you’re trying to stick to certain health and diet goals, let the travel tips in this episode prove to […]

August 25, 2020

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling

There are so many benefits of travel on your happiness, growth, gratefulness, quality of life, and creativity. In this episode we talk about all the ways travel has enriched our lives, made us happier, and brought so much joy into our lives. We share experiences that have made us appreciate other cultures, benefited our mental […]

April 21, 2020

The Life Changing Benefits of Travel 

We’re sharing our best advice and recommendations for getting in a workout and staying fit while traveling! This episode gives you our tips and tricks for getting in steps and working up a sweat while on a trip. From the airport to the temple, we show you the world is your gym and that travel […]

March 24, 2020

Tips for Being Active & Staying Fit While Traveling

We tell you how to pack for a trip the smart way, from fitting it all in to packing faster and easier where you can find everything easily. We share our tips for packing a carry on including folding techniques, what to put in your carry on, how to fit alcohol souveniers in your carry […]

March 10, 2020

Our Top Packing Tips for Travel

We’re giving all our best travel tips and advice to that first time traveler. We’re taking everything we learned throughout our extensive local and international travel experiences and sharing all the things we wish we knew when we started traveling. The top tips for first time international travelers and debunking the common excuses people give […]

February 4, 2020

Tips for the First Time Traveler

This one is all about Mexican wedding traditions and the craziness that is Mexican weddings! As a squad we’ve been to one wild wedding in Mexico, and Kim has been to two other even crazier wedding weekends in Mexico. We live to tell the tales, recount the drinks (not water), the dancing, the Mexican wedding […]

December 10, 2019

Mexican Wedding Traditions & Things to Know Before You Go

We’re sharing how to survive a long haul flight, long haul flight essentials to pack, what to wear on a long-haul flight, and general long haul flight tips to make it just a little more comfortable. We’ve had travel days lasting over 35 hours to get to some destinations and many flights that went 8-18 […]

October 15, 2019

Long Haul Flight Essentials

We share our ‘how we met stories’ and give you a more in depth look at where each of us came from, our journey to becoming travel obsessed, and how we became a travel squad! We also give you advice on how to start traveling because as you can see from this episode, we weren’t […]

September 17, 2019

Our ‘How We Met Stories’ + Tips for How to Start Traveling

In this episode we’re giving you all our “secrets” for how we take trips every month, and how YOU can travel more often too.  We share how we schedule travel around work and other life priorities and the tips and hacks we use to travel for free to travel cheaper so we can afford to […]

August 15, 2019

How to Travel More Often