Life is Not a Casserole
Drinking Manhattans and discussing styles of travel - PART TWO

Drinking Manhattans and discussing styles of travel - PART TWO

March 11, 2021

In part two of our discussion about our experiences with different travel styles, we're talking about cruises, resorts, racecations, and camping. We also discuss a little about how we think our personal travel style will evolve once we are able to travel safely again! 

Thanks for listening! 

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Drinking Manhattans and discussing styles of travel - PART ONE

Drinking Manhattans and discussing styles of travel - PART ONE

March 4, 2021

Today we are enjoying delicious Manhattans and discussing different styles of travel we've experienced and how our personal travel styles have evolved. This conversation got a bit long, so this is part one of two, in which we talk about family road trips, group bus tours, studying abroad, hostels, and budget hotels. Enjoy! 

CORRECTION: Hostal Acapulco is on Google reviews. 

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Hostal Acapulco website

 

 

Exercising while traveling

Exercising while traveling

January 18, 2021

For this episode we chat about working out and traveling. Topics include easy exercise equipment to pack along, doing your cardio outside of your hotel room, and ideas for incorporating fitness into your itinerary. 

Disclaimer: We are not doctors, physical therapists, or medical specialists in anyway, so for any medical advice please turn to your medical professional. 

Mentioned in this episode: 

Episode: Maintaining a healthy diet while traveling 

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Drinking coffee and sharing our 2021 travel wishlist

Drinking coffee and sharing our 2021 travel wishlist

January 1, 2021

Today we are chatting about what is currently on our travel wishlist! We have a wide range on our list, including adventurous trips, overseas destinations, and theme parks. 

Mentioned in this episode: 

Episode: Drinking margaritas and sharing our travel wishlist

Episode: Training and running a self-supported 50 ultramarathon

EXPED self-inflating air mattress 

What's on your travel wishlist? Feel free to share any comments on our blog, Life is Not a Casserole!

Holiday traditions around the globe

Holiday traditions around the globe

December 24, 2020

In this short episode, we're learning about four holiday traditions from around the globe, from Junkanoo in the Bahama to boat decorating in Greece, but mostly speculating about the Thirteen Yule Lads in Iceland.

Race Report: Training and running a self-supported 50k ultramarathon
Virtual long distance hiking and virtual travel experiences

Virtual long distance hiking and virtual travel experiences

October 5, 2020

We talk about Liz virtually completing the West Highland Way through Walking4Fun.com, and discuss our thoughts and feelings about virtual travel experiences. 

Mentioned in this episode: 

www.walking4fun.com

4K WDW

Also, hey, we have an episode about REALLY hiking the West Highland Way! 

Hiking the West Highland Way episode

“Would you rather…?” Travel edition II!

“Would you rather…?” Travel edition II!

September 21, 2020

We're welcoming the fall season with a fun round of travel-themed would your rather!

Would you rather only eat pizza or pasta for your entire trip to Italy? Would you rather spend the night in a haunted hotel room or outside in a haunted forest? Which of Disney's Fab Five would you rather take a road trip with?  Would you rather fly through the Bermuda Triangle, or visit Mexico City's Island of the Dolls? 

Enjoy! 

Quietest Minnesota state parks (and Voyageurs National Park) trip report

Quietest Minnesota state parks (and Voyageurs National Park) trip report

September 14, 2020

Here is our trip report from our car camping trip to some of Minnesota's least visited state parks (and Voyageurs National Park). We are chatting about our stops along the Dancing Sky Scenic Byway of Northern Minnesota, including Old Mill State Park, Lake Bronson State Park, Hayes Lake State Park, Zippel Bay State Park, Franz Jevne State Park, Ash River State Campground, and Voyageur National Park, along with some of the MVP items we packed along for this trip. 

Enjoy!

Our bags of travels past, present, and future

Our bags of travels past, present, and future

August 10, 2020

We're getting a little Dickensy and sharing our bags of travels past, present, and fuuuuuuture! *spooky voice* What bags they were, how we used them, if we loved or hated them, and what we did right and wrong when traveling with them! 

Mentioned in this podcast 

Rick Steves Classic Back Door Bag

Cotopaxi Allpa

Northface Isabella daypack

L.L. Bean Collapsible Duffle

L.L. Bean Collapsible Daypack

Cotopaxi Luzon 18L

Topo Designs 40L Backpack

AmazonBasics Carry on rolling suitcase

Mountaintop 40L Hiking backpack

Osprey Sirrus 24L 

 

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