43 episodes

Tips Appreciated is a podcast experience for all foodies. We'll focus on travel and food tips, well researched topics, latest bite-sized news and most importantly, the stories and people behind the food. If you’re a fan of food, casual, candid and fun conversations, Tips Appreciated is for you. Hosted by Nomtrips Inc. co-founders Vic and Eddie.

Tips Appreciated. A podcast by Nomtrips Inc‪.‬ Nomtrips Inc.

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Tips Appreciated is a podcast experience for all foodies. We'll focus on travel and food tips, well researched topics, latest bite-sized news and most importantly, the stories and people behind the food. If you’re a fan of food, casual, candid and fun conversations, Tips Appreciated is for you. Hosted by Nomtrips Inc. co-founders Vic and Eddie.

    S3 EP6: 99 baseball games, 13 different ballparks - Pro Tips from Fred, your ultimate baseball fan!

    S3 EP6: 99 baseball games, 13 different ballparks - Pro Tips from Fred, your ultimate baseball fan!

    On this episode of Tips Appreciated, we brought on Fred Thompson, a huge Toronto Blue Jays fan to share stories from his travels, following the Blue Jays across the US and Canada. Having been to 99 baseball games at 13 different ballparks, Fred has some great pro tips and recommendations to share with you.

    Fred highlights his 12-day baseball trip down the west coast, how his family inspired his love for baseball, and the amazing story of how he met his wife. Plus, it wouldn’t be Tips Appreciated without food recommendations… Fred shares his top 3 ballparks and the best food and beer you can find there!

    What’s your favorite ballpark food? How many baseball games have you been to? Comment below!

    If you’re a fan of good food and candid conversations about business, travel, and of course, food… SUBSCRIBE to our channel: www.youtube.com/nomtrips

    Connect with Fred!

    Follow him on Twitter: www.twitter.com/yourbestfred

    Businesses + Resources Mentioned:

    Petco Park in San Diego: https://www.mlb.com/padres/ballpark

    Wrigley Field in Chicago: https://www.mlb.com/cubs/ballpark

    Yankee Stadium in NYC: https://www.mlb.com/yankees/ballpark

    Dodger Stadium in LA: https://www.mlb.com/dodgers/ballpark

    Oracle Park in San Francisco (Home of the crab sandwiches): https://www.mlb.com/giants/ballpark

    American Family Field in Milwaukee (Home of the hotdogs, sausages, and beer): https://www.mlb.com/brewers/ballpark

    Hit it Here Café in Seattle: https://www.mlb.com/mariners/tickets/hit-it-here-cafe

    StubHub: www.stubhub.com

    Edmonton Riverhawks: www.riverhawksbaseball.com

    Connect with us!

    Visit our website: www.nomtrips.com

    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/nomtrips

    Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/nomtrips

    Connect with us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nomtrips

    Skip ahead:

    [00:00] Intro

    [00:18] About Fred Thompson + How he got into baseball

    [03:15] Why are you a fan of the Blue Jays?

    [04:11] The best parts of going to baseball games

    [04:52] How Fred met his wife

    [08:42] Fred’s favorite player

    [10:21] His baseball travel experiences and goals

    [11:39] Fred’s top 3 baseball parks

    [13:52] The 12-day Blue Jays mega trip

    [19:17] Pro tips for planning trips to baseball games

    [21:59] The best ballpark food in the US

    [23:38] Fred’s custom Edmonton jerseys + Edmonton’s new baseball team, the Riverhawks

    [26:25] Final two questions

    [27:59] Outro

    • 28 min
    S3 EP5: Nerding out on data, KBBQ, and Boba with Leo Demila!

    S3 EP5: Nerding out on data, KBBQ, and Boba with Leo Demila!

    On this episode of Tips Appreciated, we have Leo, an accounting professional who is focused on using his data and analytical skills to help small businesses in the Los Angeles area.  We talk about his love for accounting, dogs, travel, food and then we rank his favorite boba.  Overall a fun and inspiring episode just talking about life.  

    Are you a window opener or a door knocker? Also, listen to the whole episode and let us know your excel problems!

    0:00 - Intro
    1:50 - Reddit is a magical place
    4:00 - Tips for long distance relationships work!
    5:10 - Focusing on career
    7:54 - Best asian foods in San Diego; Convoy District
    10:23 - Advice for you younger self; put yourself out there
    11:11 - Window opener vs door knocker?
    13:25 - Love for accounting
    15:43 - How accounting can help small businesses
    19:00 - Spreadsheet and data analytics love
    23:00 - We even talk about GPUs!
    24:00 - The entrepreneur side
    26:45 - Love for travel and favourite national park
    28:20 - Camping with Spam
    29:53 - Talking about the Channel Islands National Park
    32:47 - Tips for the Philippines
    35:50 - KBBQ in Koreatown, LA
    36:44 - Must have boba
    40:40 - If you won the lottery…
    43:00 - Closing

    Connect with Leo! 

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/leodelimajr

    Connect with us! 

    Visit our website: www.nomtrips.com 

    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/tipsappreciatedpod

    • 46 min
    S3 Ep4 - The day we learned how ravens and dwarf wolves are smarter than us

    S3 Ep4 - The day we learned how ravens and dwarf wolves are smarter than us

    On this episode of Tips Appreciated, we have Jeremy, who is a wilderness kayak guide and an animal handler. He also runs Teeth Podcast, where he interviews animal attack survivors from the United States and around the world. Hear his stories including how animals outsmart us as HOOMANS.

    Check out his podcast on Instagram. Link below.

    NOTE: We filmed in April, expected to release in May, but the release date for this episode is June! Teeth Podcast launching soon!

    0:00 - Intro

    00:45 - Welcome Jeremy!

    2:49 - Catching squirrels as a kid

    3:19 - Being a kayak guide - Channel Islands National Park

    4:17 - Favorite experience/bioluminescence

    8:29 - Love for nature

    9:20 - Catching, cleaning and prepping food

    11:00 - Urchin or uni stories

    15:23 - Tips to visit Channel Islands

    18:00 - Overpopulation of urchins

    20:14 - Rock scallops

    21:40 - Dwarf fox and ravens

    24:42 - Food scene in LA

    28:56 - Teeth Podcast

    31:23 - SHARKS + Humboldt squid

    37:15 - Whales and kayakers

    40:30 - Stingray sting survival

    48:29 - Wrap up & closing

    YT Video - https://youtu.be/3Vg_qiWH1wk

    Connect with Jeremy

    Teeth Podcast - https://www.instagram.com/teethpodcast/

    https://www.theteethpod.com/

    Connect with us!

    Visit our website: www.nomtrips.com

    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/tipsappreciatedpod

    • 50 min
    S3 EP3: Talking BIKE TRIPS, TV and movie TRIVIA with Brian

    S3 EP3: Talking BIKE TRIPS, TV and movie TRIVIA with Brian

    On this episode of Tips Appreciated, we have Brian, who travelled with his father to Europe to ride their bikes through France and the Black Sea using the Eurovelo 6 route. We chat about their adventures including buying a bike from Craigslist, tips on planning a bike trip, and of course, the great stories from their adventure.  Brian also is an avid runner and loves TV and movie trivia. 

    Check out his podcast on Instagram. Link below.  

    Connect with Brian Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tvtriviapod 

    0:00 - Intro  
    1:17 - Welcome Brian and his love for podcasts  
    2:50 - Passion for bike tours and trips  
    3:43 - Eurovelo 6 from France to the Black Sea  
    4:30 - Buying a bike on Craigslist  5:30 - Shipping the bike to Europe  
    7:29 - Day 1 of Eurovelo 6   
    9:00 - Bike problems - cracks in the rim  
    11:52 - Another bike trip - Philly to St. Louis, Niagara Falls detour   
    13:45 - Favorite memory from Eurovelo 6   
    15:01 - People from Eurovelo 6  
    17:56 - Haricot Vert  
    18:40 - TV Trivia Podcast
    20:13 - Favorite TV Show  
    22:13 - Tips for bike tours  
    25:00 - Bonding with dad  
    26:15 - Top items to pack  
    29:34 - Wrap up

    • 31 min
    S3 EP2: Paris and Morocco through the eyes of Nora

    S3 EP2: Paris and Morocco through the eyes of Nora

    On this episode of Tips Appreciated, we have Nora, an avid traveller and foodie from Morocco. Born and raised in Germany, attending a French school gives us a multicultural view of her experiences. From attending university in Paris, and now living in Rabat.

    We chat about the food scene, must-eats, travel tips, and her love for Reese’s. Come experience Paris and Morocco through the eyes of Nora. Enjoy episode 2!

    0:00 - Intro

    1:24 - Welcome Nora

    2:49 - Origins of her account @nonothefoodie

    4:09 - Food scene in Rabat

    6:02 - Proper Moroccan food

    7:30 - Traveling to Morocco as a tourist

    9:00 - Schooling and living in Paris

    11:15 - Nora’s sweet tooth

    13:04 - Her number one choice for pastry in Paris

    15:35 - Culture in Paris as a traveller

    16:50 - The Parisian lifestyle

    18:00 - Chinese food in Paris

    20:10 - Wish list for travel - Dubai

    22:00 - Love for Reese’s

    26:35 - Partnership with Jumia

    30:14 - Wrap up

    Connect with Nora

    Nono the Foodie - https://www.instagram.com/nonothefoodie/

    Connect with us!

    Visit our website: www.nomtrips.com

    Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/tipsappreciatedpod

    • 31 min
    S3 EP1: A non-tourist view of Japan: Living and working as an English teacher

    S3 EP1: A non-tourist view of Japan: Living and working as an English teacher

    On this episode of Tips Appreciated, we have David, a former Albertan who moved to Japan 5 years ago to teach English. He shares his journey on moving, teaching, and living in Japan.

    We chat about food, housing, working, and day-to-day life. He also helps dispel the mystiques of Japan, gives some great tips for visiting, and of course, our favorite, his perspective on 7-Eleven. There's so much good stuff in this episode. REAL PEOPLE. REAL STORIES. That's season 3.

    He also shares his journey in creating his coffee roasting company and what the coffee roasting community is like in Alaska. Then, he speaks on what it’s been like to do business online during the pandemic and the challenges he faces in expanding his physical locations for roasting.

    Connect with David

    Tokyo Fresh Podcast - https://www.instagram.com/tokyofreshpodcast/?hl=en

    Will he ever move back to Alberta? Listen or watch the full episode.

    WATCH this full episode on YouTube -  www.youtube.com/nomtrips

    • 46 min

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