3 episodes

Two ladies who travel a lot… talk about it briefly.

Romance authors and consummate travelers Gail Carriger & Piper J Drake dish tips, tricks, gadgets, and horror stories on traveling by land, air, and sea.

We get there, so you don’t have to.

20 Minute Delay Gail Carriger & Piper J Drake

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

Two ladies who travel a lot… talk about it briefly.

Romance authors and consummate travelers Gail Carriger & Piper J Drake dish tips, tricks, gadgets, and horror stories on traveling by land, air, and sea.

We get there, so you don’t have to.

    Technology Upgrades

    Technology Upgrades

    Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss their technology upgrades, respectively, and how they impact their travels
    But first! Where has Piper been?
    Piper compares and contrasts a trip to Salt Lake City last year with a planned trip to Salt Lake City this year.
    Last year involved gaming and cooking, immediately followed by a trip to Orlando for Piper Dad.
    This year, Piper is again gaming and cooking and a guest author at Brandon Sanderson's Dragonsteel Mini-Con. Then she's heading to the East Coast for family gathering over Thanksgiving.
    Gail's Technology Upgrades:
    Scrivener mini iPad & bluetooth keyboard Macbook Pro & wired keyboard & wired mouse Piper's Technology Upgrades:
    iPad Pro & bluetooth keyboard MacBook Air Maingear Custom Gaming PC & wired keyboard & wired mouse Gadgets:
    Gail's gadget is a Soundcore Libtery 3 ear buds Piper's gadget is Samsung Galaxy Buds Shout-outs:
    Brandon Sanderson Dan Wells Intentionally Blank – – – 
    Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!
    Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks! 
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    • 35 min
    Things We Hoard When We Travel

    Things We Hoard When We Travel

    Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss things each of them hoard when they travel.
    But first! Where has Gail been?
    Impromptu reunion and abbreviated writing retreat to the Boston area.
    Reasons for traveling carry-on only whenever possible. Piper is mildly concerned regarding Gail's shoe choices for this trip.
    Piper's Hoard-able Items:
    Clean napkins and tissues Hotel disposable (not cloth) laundry bags Hard boiled eggs Condiments (tiny jams and tiny ketchups) - especially ones Piper hasn't encountered before Shoe polish, because steampunk-y boots Hotel toiletries, if they are nifty and high quality Gail's Road Trip thoughts:
    Baggies (including hotel laundry bags, shopping bags, etc.) Snacks to go from ... a buffet Condiments (especially mayonnaise, hot sauce, tiny jams, etc.) Hotel toiletries, if they are nifty and high quality Pain killer packets Gadgets:
    Gail's gadget is a large plastic bag to use as a poncho for luggage Piper's gadget is space saver or compression bags – – – 
    Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!
    Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks! 
    – – – 
    Get your question featured on an episode by saying hi on social media: 
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    • 37 min
    The Road Trip Option

    The Road Trip Option

    Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss travel by car as an option to get to where one is attempting to go.
    But first! Where have Gail and Piper been?
    Both Gail and Piper were in North Carolina, BUT they were not in North Carolina at the same time.
    Piper shares a few tips for handy things to have in case one becomes ill while traveling and Gail adds her thoughts for a medical kit.
    Piper's Road Trip Thoughts:
    Summer of 2022 air travel issues resulted in a lot of travel vloggers recommending the road trip option, whenever possible Enjoys a road trip with at least one other person, and loves the option to include Corbin the Corgi in the trip. Make frequent stops and keep circulation going. A brief admiration of people living the "van life" but wouldn't want to try it for too long of an extended trip. Gail's Road Trip thoughts:
    Can sit a 6 to 8 hour flight with no problem but finds a few hours in a car to be quite boring. Would not opt to embark on a lone road trip. Memories of experiencing New Zealand via "van life" Gadgets:
    Gail's gadget is a portable charger, ultra slim Piper's gadget is a solar rechargeable power bank – – – 
    Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!
    Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks! 
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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

Crystal_317 ,

Warm, helpful, and funny!

Listening to this podcast is like drinking a mug of hot cocoa - warm, delicious, comforting, and satisfying. Our hosts play well off of one another, their travel tips are apt and informative, and their travel hijinks are very entertaining to listen to. I love this podcast and am so happy that our hosts are back from hiatus! Also very glad that they are continuing to put out the podcast even in the midst of our current travel restrictions, as I actually have more time on my hands to listen to podcasts now than before. Much love to Piper and Gail!

Jdaylyre ,

Fun, Informative, Invaluable for Travelers

So many great tips, and stories, and gadget recommendations! Loving the podcast :)

seworange ,

Recommend!

Fun travel podcast by two authors (one of which is my most favorite ever! <3) who travel for work and play. Episodes are short so there’s no reason not to give it a listen.

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