All the S**t I've Learned Abroad

All the S**t I've Learned Abroad

All the Shit I’ve Learned Abroad is a travel podcast focussed on everything and anything related to travel. Hosts Steph Paige and Andrea Gillis, both now Canadian expats with Steph living in Australia and Andrea in the UK, come together remotely each week to record episodes based on their own travel experiences (good and bad!) ranging from losing passports, missing flights, and solo travel. All The Shit I’ve Learned Abroad is recorded in London and Melbourne with new episodes released weekly. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/allthestivelearnedabroad.

Episodes

May 9, 2021 29 min

So many travellers will tell you "Travel changes you" ... but what does that mean? Steph and Andrea explore how their travels have changed them and if the saying has a deeper meaning or if it is just a hollow cliche.


Like what you heard? Please subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us on social media and/or become a Patreon donor. Every little bit helps us grow!


- Click here for our Patreon

- Click here to like us on Facebo...

Share
Mark as Played

Travel is full of 'first' experiences but what are the ones you remember the most? Sometimes these 'firsts' change the way we see the world. Other times they inspire and instill in us a renewed energy. In a time of limited travel, reminiscing on our 'firsts' provides excitement for what the future eventually holds. From the first time we stepped on a plane to our first travel romances, tune in to our travel ...

Share
Mark as Played
February 28, 2021 30 min

When travel is a big part of your identity, have you lost your identity if you lose the passion to travel? Losing your spark to travel can happen at any time, be it a prolonged trip around the world, continued trips to the same place... or, a complete lack of travel due to a worldwide pandemic. Steph and Andrea discuss the times they have lost their spark and what worked for them to get it back.


Like what you heard? Please subscribe...

Share
Mark as Played

With plans to embark on their own Camino pilgrimage in 2024, Steph and Andrea review The Way (2010) and how it resonates with them, the parallels it draws to real-life travel adventures and the overarching theme of how travel fundamentally changes us.


In The Way, when Daniel Avery (played by Emilio Estevez) dies on pilgrimage of the Camino de Santiago, his father, Dr. Tom Avery (played by Martin Sheen) flies to France to claim the r...

Share
Mark as Played
January 25, 2021 45 min

In a world of ever-increasing domestic travel, caravan sales are skyrocketing as travellers find new ways to explore the world around them. Six weeks and two Australian states into Steph's own caravan trip, she and Andrea talk what amateur caravan travellers need to know and what lessons she's already learned the hard way.


Like what you heard? Please subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us on social media and/or become a...

Share
Mark as Played

"Every new year is another opportunity to shine! Steph and Andrea discuss their 2020 travel resolutions and what they can do differently and what they can do better?" said Steph and Andrea in their 2020 Travel Resolution episode. Little. Did. We. Know. This week as we reflect on those resolutions and encourage our listeners to reflect on their resolutions, we see what came to fruition and what absolutely did not happen with...

Share
Mark as Played

Christmas is a magical time to spend with friends and family, but expats around the world who planned to return home for Christmas 2020 will now be celebrating abroad. So how does one celebrate abroad? In 2020, we bring Christmas abroad to you, from the United Kingdom to Mexico to Venezuela, learn how to have a multicultural celebration wherever you may be!


Like what you heard? Please subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us on s...

Share
Mark as Played
December 18, 2020 70 min

WorldTowning as a philosophy is the act of taking up temporary residence in foreign places and to experience day-to-day life as a local. Will and Jessica, together with their 2 children, have been travelling the world full-time for 6 years and what originally begun as a way to create a deeper bond as a family grew into a philosophy and a way of life. The family documents their experiences on their YouTube channel.


In March 2020, Cov...

Share
Mark as Played

Joined by Brady Trautman of SV Delos, one of the worlds largest YouTube Sailing channels, we take you on a journey few have ever taken: sailing around the Arctic. After years of sailing the warm tropical waters, Brady and seven other sailors, filmmakers and adventurers piled into a 48ft sail boat with the goal of exploring and capturing the beauty of Svalbard, the Northern most settlement in the world. Get ready for around-the-cloc...

Share
Mark as Played

Joined by First Officer Shaun of a major Canadian airline, get an insiders perspective on the future of air travel from border control protocols to the shift of airline personnel attitudes towards COVID to the new COVID normal of travel and more.


For all the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, please refer to your Government regulations and advisories.


Like what you heard? Please subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us on...

Share
Mark as Played
November 12, 2020 44 min

Obsessed with finding travel hacks? Whether you're embarking on your first trip or are a frequent traveler, travel hacks can make you feel like an absolute badass. We share our favourite travel hacks we've learned along the way from the pre-planning stage right through to the end of your trip. And these aren't your regular hacks - some will save you money, some will save you time, and some may just have you indulging in...

Share
Mark as Played
November 1, 2020 50 min

Come on a journey up one of the greatest road trips in the world, Great Ocean Road. Starting in Melbourne and finishing in Adelaide, this journey has it all; from ocean views to small town charm to a night in an Australian jail.


Like what you heard? Please subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us on social media and/or become a Patreon donor. Every little bit helps us grow!


- Click here for our Patreon

- Click here to like us on Fa...

Share
Mark as Played

Anxiety as it relates to travel can manifest in many ways. From the fear of visiting a new, unfamiliar place to the overwhelming feeling of being somewhere where no one speaks the same language as you to the stress of travel planning, there are many aspects of travel can trigger feelings of anxiety. Joined by Maddie of the If You Don't Mind podcast, we discuss the common symptoms and causes of anxiety about travelling, as well ...

Share
Mark as Played
October 14, 2020 34 min

Let us take you on an escape to Dublin, Ireland. Imagine it: You touch down abroad only to discover international airspace is at a standstill and you don't know how long you will be in the country. How do you make the best of the uncertain? This week, Andrea and Steph take you around Dublin as they navigated those unknown waters themselves.


If you're here for a Dublin travel guide... that certainly ain't what this is.


Lik...

Share
Mark as Played

Bringing you an inside look into the future of the travel industry, we're joined by travel expert Nisreene Atassi of Out Travel the System, a podcast by Expedia. From data driven travel predictions to tips and tricks on how to secure the best deals in a COVID and post-COVID world, this is an episode you won't want to miss.


Like what you heard? Please subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us on social media and/or become a...

Share
Mark as Played

As a Canadian adventure travel YouTuber and BBC television host, Mike Corey has been travelling the world for eight years on a global quest to challenge fear by seeking unique experiences in weird and wonderful destinations around the world. Steph and Andrea talk to Mike about his aim to inspire others to fight their fears by plunging headfirst into beautiful, unknown locations and participating in undocumented cultural celebration...

Share
Mark as Played
September 12, 2020 45 min

Inspired by The Worst (& Safest) Countries For Solo Female Travel in 2019, Steph and Andrea discuss the 8 factors that make up Asher & Lyric's Women's Danger Index and their own personal experiences in the top 10 countries in each of those categories.


To help our podcast grow, you can subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us on social media and become a Patreon donor. Every little bit helps us grow!


- Click here fo...

Share
Mark as Played
September 7, 2020 49 min

When culture shock hits, how do you deal with it? The smells, sites and an unknown language can sometimes be immediately overwhelming or become so once the excitement of something new subsides. So how do you power through culture shock to continue to enjoy an enjoy a country and all it has to offer. Steph and Andrea offer their tips and tricks they've learned over the years to get the most out of each trip.


To help our podcast ...

Share
Mark as Played
August 30, 2020 42 min

From the markets of Cairo to the Pyramids of Giza, come join Steph and Andrea as they revisit the beauty that is Egypt. Discussing the unexpected moments they loved and what surprised them most, tune in and get lost in all things Egypt this week.


To help our podcast grow, you can subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us on social media and become a Patreon donor. Every little bit helps us grow!


- Click here for our Patreon

- Click ...

Share
Mark as Played
August 23, 2020 28 min

Whether you wrongly believed something from the time you were young or you simply made it up in your head at some point, there are many times while traveling that you discover your own misconceptions about other places and countries. This week Steph and Andrea discuss their travel misconceptions they've confronted throughout their travels.


If you want to help our podcast grow, you can subscribe, leave a 5-star review, follow us ...

Share
Mark as Played

Chat About All the S**t I've Learned Abroad

Advertise With Us

Popular Podcasts

Crime Junkie
Dateline NBC

Dateline NBC

Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

    Connect

    © 2021 iHeartMedia, Inc.