Incurable Wanderlust

Incurable Wanderlust

A podcast full of travel stories, tips and tricks from first hand travellers, and so much more. While this many not cure your Incurable Wanderlust it may help calm it or cause you plan another trip! **As of 2023, we are found on all major podcast platforms** #travelling #travel #traveller #explore #traveler #learntotravel

Episodes

May 19, 2023 13 mins

It's getting to that time of year again - summer vacation!

Whether you are heading out on your own or with family, luxury or budget, or you just want to listen to some travel mishaps then this episode is for you. I got over a few unique spots in North America to check out, a few luxury locations / accommodations you must see to believe, 5 ways to save money on your vacation, 5 tips for travelling with kids, and the episode ends...

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When it comes to flying, where you sit can make such a big difference on how you handle your flight. Do you want to arrive refreshed or annoyed and sore? If you picked annoyed and sore then this is NOT the episode for you! In this month's episode we go over seat configurations, how to pick the best seat on the flight, how to pick the best seats for you, and more. 

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February 24, 2023 17 mins

With roughly 25 million American's, 1 in 10 Canadians, and 24% of Brits being scared of flying, Aviophobia is one of the most common fears in the world. This means that if you do not suffer from it the chances are pretty good that you know someone who does but did you know that there are things you can do to try to overcome this fear? If getting over your anxiety / fear of flying is something you are interested in then this epi...

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February 2, 2023 16 mins

Airports, whether you love or hate them, if you are planning on travelling the world they are necessary. 

In this episode I talk about the best and worst airports as per the Skytrax Airport Awards 2023 as well as some of the weirdest airports out there. If you are not a fan of flying or air travel scares you then you will not want to listen to the last 6 of the weirdest airport list as they are certainly some white knuckling experi...

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January 26, 2023 18 mins

Have you ever looked at a hotel and noticed it said it is a "three star" or maybe a "four diamond" hotel but the reviews say it is 4.5 stars and wondered how the eff did the hotel get that rating? Welcome to the confusing world of hotel rankings! In this episode we go over what a hotel ranking is and look at the two most popular ones - AAA / CAA Diamond and Forbes Stars. I do go over how the rankings vary from c...

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December 22, 2022 9 mins

Do you check Travel Advisories before you book a trip or go on one? Have you ever heard the term of Travel Advisory? If you have not then you are making a possibly huge (and expensive) mistake as these Government issued warnings can affect not only how you travel, where you travel, but also if your trip insurance will cover you. If you have never heard of a Travel Advisory before then you will want to listen to this episode! 

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December 1, 2022 30 mins

Have you always wanted to travel with your little ones but it seems like its too much stress to even bother? Maybe you have travelled with your little ones but you are looking for tips and tricks that might make it easier? This episode is for you! Join Jenna of Purpose Intended as we chat about family travel - domestic travel to the beach with three little ones. This episode is full of tips and tricks that she has learned over the ...

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November 24, 2022 16 mins

While I have talked about what a tourist is, did you know that there is a wide variety of tourism types? Everyone in the travel agency markets whether it be by word of mouth referrals, social media, print, or media they need to know who their niche or clients are and due to this, tourism has branched off into a variety of forms that are all based around classifying the trip you are taking based off of what you are doing while you a...

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November 17, 2022 11 mins

Did you know that some countries require you to get vaccinations to gain entry? I'm not just talking about COVID, well I do talk about it in this episode but I am talking about things like malaria, STI's, and more. I also go into details about what a Travel Clinic is and why you may need to visit one as well as how to find information on required vaccinations. If you are travelling any time soon or are planning to then this...

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November 10, 2022 38 mins

Have you ever been interested in travelling to Peru and / or Bolivia? This interview with Laëtitia of Unleash Your Soulshine, who headed to South America for a whirlwind, monthlong solo trip but ended up having to pivot when she caught COVID. We talk about her visit to Lima, Paracas, Arequipa, Colca, Chivay, Puno, Cusco while in Peru and Bogota, Isla Mucura, Cartagena in Colombia.

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November 3, 2022 15 mins

Does owning a dog prevent you from travelling? Have you always wanted to travel with your fur baby but not sure how? In this episode I go over the questions and information to look for in a destination to book accommodations as well as how to go about road trips and flying with puppers. If you are a dog owner then this is an episode you won't want to miss!

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October 27, 2022 9 mins

Did you know that Halloween (or some form of the holiday) takes place in different ways around the world? While I have done my fair share of travelling for the holiday, I always find it interesting to learn about how the festival / holiday is enjoyed in other areas around the world if there is a version of it at all. Halloween is one of those holidays that had ancient routes which slowly spread to most of North America and is now c...

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October 21, 2022 16 mins

What is worse Jetlag or a delayed flight?
While they are pretty close, jetlag usually wins out as it is one of the hardest things to get over. After years of following what you should / shouldn't do to beat jetlag, I've come up with my own top 10 that work after years of trial and error. Listen in to this episode to learn the top 10 things to do to get over jetlag, the top 5 things not to do, and how to get used to you...

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October 13, 2022 26 mins

When it comes to travel, most people think about the scams that they will experience / come across while in destination, but what about the scams that you can come across while booking or planning your trip? That is where this episode comes in! I discuss the most common pre-travel scams, as well as what to look out for if you don't realize it's a scam and a few tips you can follow to help keep yourself safe or at least redu...

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October 6, 2022 15 mins

How to save money while travelling is by far the question I hear the most, and luckily for you, you have found this episode of the Incurable Wanderlust podcast! Throughout the 6+ (well, more like 9+) tips and tricks, you will learn multiple ways that you can either save money on your travel or allow you to travel for free. If you are someone who loves to save, then this episode is for you.

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September 29, 2022 25 mins

With the airline industry struggling due to the recent explosion in travellers knowing how to pack and travel with a carryon bag is becoming more important than ever. In this episode I go over what a carryon bag is, standard sizes & weights, things you should know about what cannot go in one, things that must go in one, and more. If you are planning on travelling anytime soon, you NEED to listen to this episode!

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September 22, 2022 17 mins

Eating while travelling is super important and part of the entire experience.

In this episode I provide red flags to look out for and tips on how to find a local, authentic restaurant and not something super touristy.

If you are interested in the more "local" vibe of travelling then also check out my article on Ways to Act Like a Local which can be found here: https://thefemaleabroad.com/ways-to .

Safe travels!

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Welcome to Episode 3! I know that I said I would do one episode per week but as today I wanted to cover two completely different requested topics I decided to split them out into two separate episodes. 

This episode is all about answering the question "How do you tell if a city has more than one airport? How do you decide which one to use?". If you really want to increase your flight knowledge and learn not only how to te...

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September 15, 2022 22 mins

Have you wanted to plan your own trips or are you thinking you might be able to plan them better? Wondering where you should travel? This podcast is for you! 

In this episode we go over the three questions (well technically 4) that you need to answer in order to plan your trip properly. I also go over the meaning of high season, low season, and shoulder season as well as what time is best to visit countries around the world. With t...

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September 8, 2022 13 mins

Welcome to Episode #1!  Ever heard of the term Traveller (Traveler for my American friends) and tourist? Ever wondered why there was a difference? In this episode we go over what a traveller is and what a tourist is; there is also a quiz to see which term you would fit under.  Make sure to follow / subscribe so you can find the Incurable Wanderlust Podcast when you need it for your next trip. Share it with people you trav...

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