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Join us on the journey of a lifetime as Babcia (Alex) and Yia Yia (Terri) attempt to turn their travel dreams into travel realities. Whether you are an experienced traveler or just got your passport, this podcast is for you! Tune in to get great travel tips and learn about amazing destinations as we plan our next adventure and reminisce with friends about the moments that make travel an addiction.

Babcia and Yia Yia Travel The World Babcia And Yia Yia Travel The World

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Join us on the journey of a lifetime as Babcia (Alex) and Yia Yia (Terri) attempt to turn their travel dreams into travel realities. Whether you are an experienced traveler or just got your passport, this podcast is for you! Tune in to get great travel tips and learn about amazing destinations as we plan our next adventure and reminisce with friends about the moments that make travel an addiction.

    3.3 Rome 101: Reservations in Roma

    3.3 Rome 101: Reservations in Roma

    Thanks for joining us today! As always, we hope that our travel nonsense translates into your travel success! For more on how to frame your river cruising or any of our other show notes, click here!

    In this episode, we can answer:


    What tickets do I need to pre purchase in Rome?
    What reservations do I have to make when I travel to Rome?
    Which museums need to be scheduled in Rome?
    How do I use 10 days in Italy well?
    How do I make my trip to Italy the best experience?
    What should I know before I plan my trip to Italy.

    We are so excited to introduce you to our great friend Fuse from Fuse Travels. Fuse is an ex-pat from Brazil who fell in love with Italy and has created quite a following as she explores everything Dolce Far Niente. She is a niche expert on traveling to Italy especially for first time visitors. Listen in on our great conversation about how to make your trip to Italy the very best it can be. Then, follow Fuse on Instagram and TikTok for so much more Italian love!

    Get our take on how we create trips and ensure that every person on every trip enjoys themselves every time! We'll send it right to your inbox! Click here for access to our 10 minute video!

    For a full rundown on our conversation check out our show notes here!

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    Alexandra was last in Italy in 2017

    • 51 min
    3.2 New York City 101

    3.2 New York City 101

    Thanks for joining us today! As always, we hope that our travel nonsense translates into your travel success! For more on how to visit New York City like a local or any of our other show notes, click here!

    In this episode, we can answer:


    What are the best places to visit in NYC?
    What should I skip when visiting NYC?
    Where can I find authentic experiences in NYC?
    How do I choose what to do on my first time in NYC?
    What is in NYC outside of Manhattan?
    How do I ride the train in NYC?
    What is the best way to see Central Park in NYC?

    Get our take on how we create trips and ensure that every person on every trip enjoys themselves every time! We'll send it right to your inbox! Click here for access to our 10 minute video!

    For a full rundown on our conversation check out our show notes here!

    Babcia and Yia Yia are so very thankful to the entire team at On Location Tours for sponsoring our Central Park Adventure!

    Find On Location Tours by clicking this here!

    Now follow us on ALL the social media!

    Facebook   @babciaandyiayia

    Twitter   @babciaandyiayia

    Instagram   @babciaandyiayia

    TikTok   @babciaandyiayia  (We LOVE your questions too!)

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    Have ideas or questions about what you'd like us to cover? Please e-mail us your questions or ideas at babciaandyiayia@gmail.com

    Visit our blog and website by clicking here!

    Alexandra is a native New Yorker and was last enjoying Manhattan in June 2022.

    • 32 min
    3.1 Asheville: Ready to Impress!

    3.1 Asheville: Ready to Impress!

    Thanks for joining us today! As always, we hope that our travel nonsense translates into your travel success! For more on how to frame your river cruising or any of our other show notes, click here!

    In this episode, we can answer:


    Why should I visit Asheville?
    What is the food scene in Asheville?
    What should I do in Asheville?
    Is Biltmore Estate worth seeing?
    What else can I do at Biltmore Estate?
    What is canyoneering?

    Get our take on how we create trips and ensure that every person on every trip enjoys themselves every time! We'll send it right to your inbox! Click here for access to our 10 minute video!

    For a full rundown on our conversation check out our show notes here!

    Now follow us on ALL the social media!

    Facebook   @babciaandyiayia

    Twitter   @babciaandyiayia

    Instagram   @babciaandyiayia

    TikTok   @babciaandyiayia  (We LOVE your questions too!)

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    Have ideas or questions about what you'd like us to cover? Please e-mail us your questions or ideas at babciaandyiayia@gmail.com

    Visit our blog and website by clicking here!

    Alexandra and Terri were last in fabulous Asheville in June 2022!

    • 48 min
    2.15 Travel Without A Purpose

    2.15 Travel Without A Purpose

    Thanks for joining us today! As always, we hope that our travel nonsense translates into your travel success! For more on how to travel with or without a purpose or any of our other show notes, click here!

    In this episode, we can answer:


    How do I make travel count?
    What are some of the safest destinations to travel to?
    Where should I plan my next trip?
    How do I start my bucket list?

    Get our take on how we create trips and ensure that every person on every trip enjoys themselves every time! We'll send it right to your inbox! Click here for access to our 10 minute video!

    For a full rundown on our conversation check out our show notes here!

    Now follow us on ALL the social media!

    Facebook   @babciaandyiayia

    Twitter   @babciaandyiayia

    Instagram   @babciaandyiayia

    TikTok   @babciaandyiayia  (We LOVE your questions too!)

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    Have ideas or questions about what you'd like us to cover? Please e-mail us your questions or ideas at babciaandyiayia@gmail.com

    Visit our blog and website by clicking here!

    Alexandra and Terri have more than 20 years of travel experience. This podcast was last researched and updated in August 2022.

    • 22 min
    2.14 Plus Size 2.0: Getting Ready To Go

    2.14 Plus Size 2.0: Getting Ready To Go

    Thanks for joining us today! As always, we hope that our travel nonsense translates into your travel success! For more on how to be a successful plus size traveler or any of our other show notes, click here!

    In this episode, we can answer:


    How do I choose clothes to travel when I am plus size?
    What are the best travel tips for a plus size traveler?
    What are the biggest issues for a plus size traveler?
    How can I plan a trip when I am a plus size traveler?

    Get our take on how we create trips and ensure that every person on every trip enjoys themselves every time! We'll send it right to your inbox! Click here for access to our 10 minute video!

    For a full rundown on our conversation check out our show notes here!

    Now follow us on ALL the social media!

    Facebook   @babciaandyiayia

    Twitter   @babciaandyiayia

    Instagram   @babciaandyiayia

    TikTok   @babciaandyiayia  (We LOVE your questions too!)

    Pinterest

    Have ideas or questions about what you'd like us to cover? Please e-mail us your questions or ideas at babciaandyiayia@gmail.com

    Visit our blog and website by clicking here!

    Alexandra and Terri have over 20 years of plus size travel experience. They travel several times each year. This podcast and blog were last researched and updated in August 2022.

    • 32 min
    Travel Mamas: Bonus Ep!

    Travel Mamas: Bonus Ep!

    It isn't very often that you find Babcia and YiaYia chatting about traveling with small children. But, when we heard from some new mamas out there, we thought we'd put. together our 10 best tips for traveling with little ones. This episode is so special to us because our very own YiaYia is a true and real grandma now! She has welcomed her first little grandson into the world. We are over the moon!! So, this one is for you travel mamas like Kacie, Tanaya, and Kristin who deserve all the love and support we can send their way as they explore this great big world! Cheers travel mamas!!!



    Get our take on how we create trips and ensure that every person on every trip enjoys themselves every time! We'll send it right to your inbox! Click here for access to our 10 minute video!

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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Lynn_0828 ,

Love these gals!

I could spend hours talking to these two about traveling! Listening to their stores and getting advice on my own travel plans. Absolutely wonderful! 💜

Papazeza ,

These Two!

Travel was never so much fun as when Babcia and Yia Yia get going! Hilarious!

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