Should I quit my job to travel? Is solo travel safe? How can I break into travel writing and how can I save money for travel? Welcome to the Travel Goals Podcast, where we answer your travel questions. Host Pip Jones takes a deep dive with top travel experts to bring you what's new in the travel industry, as well as a range of actionable travel hacks, destination inspiration and stories of travel adventures from around the world.
Tune in for in-depth discussions on the latest travel trends with some of the biggest names in the travel industry. There are also special on-location episodes in a range of exciting destinations and practical tips on how to travel better?
With over 17 years of travel experience, travel writer, podcaster and presenter Pip gives you the inside scoop on how you can travel better, the latest in travel trends and also how you can achieve your travel goals.
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Travel disasters, off-beat adventures and why travel insurance is essential with Katie Crowe from battleface
When we travel, we are bracing the unknown and the unfamiliar. We're casting aside our everyday routines and putting ourselves on the path of adventure and this isn’t without its risks. In this episode, I chat with Katie Crowe, Director of Communications, at Insurance company battleface about travel disasters, having off-beat adventures and why travel insurance is essential. Learn more about planning a trip to lesser-known destinations and the challenges and risks involved.
Why hotel breakfast buffets are brilliant with Sam Thompson from Made in Chelsea
Do you love a breakfast buffet feast when you're travelling? In this episode, we’re chatting about why hotel buffets are brilliant with TV personality Sam Thompson from Made in Chelsea. Through his television work, Sam has travelled to some incredible places and he’s currently working with Hotels.com on their new campaign to find their first-ever ‘Chief Buffet Officer’, we chat about why hotel breakfasts are awesome, along with what it’s like to travel with a TV crew and what makes a great hotel
How to make friends when travelling - stories and tips from travel pros
One of my favourite things about travel is that you can meet different people from all over the world that perhaps we would never normally encounter back home? From locals to other travellers on the road, there is always someone new to talk to and make a connection with, but is it really that easy? It can feel daunting to approach strangers when we’re on our travels and strike up a conversation. I spoke to a range of travel experts about their tips and experiences of meeting new people on the road.
What is slow travel and how can you embrace it? A deep dive with Cat Jones
What exactly is slow travel and why is it a growing travel trend. in this episode, we take a deep dive into slow travel with Cat Jones, the founder and CEO of Byway, which offers flight-free holidays. We discuss how slow travel is an immersive approach to more sustainable and reflective travel. It's a type of travel that emphasizes connection to a destination through people, cultures, food and leisurely journeys.
The pros and cons of group travel with Brian Young, MD of G Adventures
Ever wondered if group travel is right for you? In this episode, we take a deep dive into the pros and cons of group travel with Brian Young, the MD of adventure travel company G Adventures. We chat about the positives of small-group tours and if group travel is right for you? How G Adventure creates tours by building meaningful relationships with local communities and how group travel can directly benefit the people and places we visit.
Start travel hacking and saving money, a deep dive with Nate Ritter
Learn the best travel hacking secrets with travel expert Nate Ritter. Travel hacking is how frequent travellers save lots of money on travel. It's more than just finding a "deal online, it's a state of mind! In this episode, Nate talks about the best strategies to earn airline miles and hotel points and the best ways to redeem those points, to get free travel, upgrades, and elite status.
Great travel podcast
Particularly loved the 15 min episode about whether you should quit your job to go travelling and the realistic implications of this, as opposed to flowery nonsense that the usual insta crowd peddle
Great for current travel themes
Love this podcast, such great up to the minute travel themes, interesting guests and topics and a brilliant host who really knows travel! A great listen
Informative and entertaining
As a travel podcaster myself I love listening to this one. Pip is such a great presenter and has wonderful guests on.