Girls Talk Travel

Girls Talk Travel

Inspiration, motivation and practical information for today’s travelling woman. Join your hosts Megsy and Alice for the Girls Talk Travel podcast, as they chat with women who have (trust us) been there and done that!... Show More

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October 14, 2020 34 min

In this episode Megsy chats to Cassandra from EscapingNY about her hometown of Havana Cuba. 

They Discuss: 

  • Why is Havana a great place for female travellers to visit?
  • What are the Must See Attractions? 
  • What's the Best Food to try in Havana?
  • Insider tips and more....
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    September 30, 2020 36 min

    In this episode Megsy chats to Roma from www.RoamingRequired.com about her hometown of London UK. 

    They Discuss: 

  • Why is London a great place for female travellers to visit?
  • What are the Must See Attractions? 
  • What's the Best Food to try in London?
  • Insider tips and more....
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    September 16, 2020 27 min

    In this episode Megsy chats to Andi from ouiwegirl.com about her hometown of New Orleans. 

    They Discuss: 

  • Why is New Orleans a great place for female travellers to visit?
  • What are the Must See Attractions? 
  • What's the Best Food to try in New Orleans?
  • Insider tips and more....
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    September 2, 2020 33 min

    In this episode, Megsy and Alice discuss how to be assertive in your travels.

    They talk about: 

  • What is assertiveness?
  • The difference between passive, aggressive and assertive behaviours
  • How to know your needs, boundaries and put yourself first 
  • And 3 techniques to start using today to be more assertive in your everyday life
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    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.  Mentions:
  • Instax Camera
  • Sophort - Polaroid Walking Tour Vienna
  • Travel Journals
  • Scrapbooks
  • Photobox - Print your photos as calendars, can...
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    August 5, 2020 29 min

    In this Girls Talk Travel Best of Episode:

     

    Megsy & Alice are talking about the best ways to tackle learning a new language. They discuss their favourite apps and online programs, how to make new friends around the world by learning a language and find out the way Megsy knows she’s nailed a new language abroad. 

     

    Mentions: 

  • Rosetta Stone App
  • Duolingo App
  • Chatterbug / iTalkie - online sites
  • Earworm - Learn language to music 
  • Benny Lewi...

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    This week we are doing a bit of a flashback to some of our most popular episodes and we thought that the episode on Dealing With Travel Anxiety is something that might be needed these days. I know that the situation is quite different from when this was first recorded but some of the ways you can deal with anxiety are relevant in all travel situations....no matter what's going on in the world.

     

     

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    July 8, 2020 34 min

    In this episode, Megsy and Alice are chatting about some kickass and inspirational female travellers that we think you will love too. Be inspired by these amazing women to see the world! 

       
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    June 26, 2020 33 min

    Sorry for the delay. Life in 2020 be like......well you know!!!

    In this episode Megsy is chatting to Claire from Tales of a Backpacker about her previous hometown of Barcelona. 

    They discuss: 

  • Why Barcelona is a great place for female travellers to visit. And how to stay safe around the notorious pickpockets!
  • Must See Attractions...there's so many to choose from!!!
  • The BEST food to try in Barcelona 
  • and some extra insider tips to mak...
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    In this episode Megsy and Alice talk about some of the ways that you can still plan to travel even when stuck in lockdown.

    They Discuss: 

  • Planning best time of year to go
  • Quality vs. quantity
  • Choosing best accommodation for you
  • Travel insurance
  • and more....
  • consider supporting the show by becoming a Patreon today from as little as $1 a month find out more at: https://www.patreon.com/girlstalktravel

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    May 20, 2020 25 min

    In this episode Megsy chats to Michelle from fulltimeexplorer.com about what it's like living in Kathmandu, Nepal. 

    They Discuss:

  • Why Kathmandu is a great place for female travellers to visit
  • 3 Must See Attractions
  • FOOD!!! What is the number one dish to try?
  • And Michelle offers up her “Insider Tips” to help you have the best travel experience in Kathmandu. 
  • Please consider supporting Girls Talk Travel by becoming a Patreon. Find out ...

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    As more and more of us are finding ourselves working from home for the first time Megsy and Alice are giving some of their top tips for working from home - and staying productive!

    They discuss:
    🌟 The Importance of a morning routine
    🌟 Why you can't stay in your PJ's and still be productive
    🌟 Ways to stay in touch with the outside world
    and more...

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    April 22, 2020 32 min

    Alice and Megsy decided to share some of their favourite positive travel stories with you. The world may seem like it's all doom and gloom right now so they are here to brighten your day with tales of amazing people they've met during their travels.

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    April 8, 2020 27 min

    In this week's Hometown Highlights Megsy is chatting to Samantha who grew up in Davenport Iowa in the United States.

    They discuss:

  • Why Davenport is a great place for female travellers to visit? 
  • Must See Attractions In Davenport
  • What are the Must-Try foods in Davenport?
  • And more insider tips from Samantha
  • Head to https://foodfuntravel.com/gttguests to find out more about Samantha 

    If you love the show, Please tell a friend about Girls...

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    March 25, 2020 40 min

    In this episode, Megsy and Alice continue their work abroad series teaching you about the different jobs you can have that allow you to travel and see the world at the same time! This week it's Freelancing.

    In this episode they discuss:

  • What are the different types of freelance jobs
  • Which jobs are easier to get than others
  • And the best places you can find these jobs and apply online
  • *DISCLAIMER: We realise at the time of release tha...

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    March 11, 2020 38 min

    In this episode Megsy and Alice chat about some of the best ways that you can prepare and protect yourself when travelling solo. 

    We discuss: 

  • Educating yourself about a place before you travel there
  • Safety devices and apps you can use to stay safe
  • AND the number 1 rule of fight club......DON’T FIGHT. RUN!
  • Mentions: 

    Coming soon......computer issues!!! 

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    February 26, 2020 36 min

    In this episode, we are starting a new series where female travellers from all over the globe tell us about their hometowns and why it's such a great place for female travellers to visit. We want to inspire you through their passion for their hometowns to explore places that perhaps you'd never thought of visiting and to discover these cities from a locals perspective. 

    First Hometown: Tbilisi - The Republic of Georgia (Euro...

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    Today Megsy is chatting to Liz Warner a runner and philanthropist who is taking on the worlds most challenging marathons before she turns 30. What’s more, Liz is set to raise over $100k for women focused organisations in 20 of the destinations she visits.  In this episode we discuss:
  • Why Liz chose to complete 30 marathnos before she turned 30
  • Some of the amazing women she has met along the way
  • The most surprising country she has visit...
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    In this episode Megsy chats with Efia from Effy Talks Life about solo travel as a black woman.  They discuss: 
  • Effy's motivations and inspirations to travel
  • some of the biggest issues she's encountered as a solo female traveller
  • and some of Effy's top tips to help other black female travellers travel the world with ease
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  • Effy’s links and contact: https://www.effytalkslife.com/about/
  • Link To All GTT Guests: https://fo...
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    In this episode Megsy and Alice are answering a listeners question about taking great photos when travelling solo.

    They Discuss: 

  • Tips for taking photos on the road all by yourself
  • Learning to not be embarrassed and get the photo you want
  • Why selfie sticks are still totally cool!
  • Some amazing apps to professionally edit your pics while on the go
  • Head to foodfuntravel.com/gttresources for links to all of the gear mentioned in today's ...

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