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The Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast is hosted by Travis Sherry, a serial entrepreneur and world traveler. Known as "Rick Steves for the new generation", this podcast will teach you everything you need to know to travel more and spend less.

From interviews with some of the world's most famous travel names, like Chris Guillebeau, Bruce Poon Tip, AJ Jacobs, Chris Christensen and others to specific travel advice on how to use frequent flyer miles, score cheap hotels, pack like a pro, and travel on a budget, this show does it all.

We'll also highlight specific destinations, telling you what it's really like to travel to India, the best places to eat and sleep in Paris, and top everything off with our Top 10 lists, which will make you laugh, reminisce, and ultimately, be filled with wanderlust.

To find out even more, visit our renowned travel site at www.extrapackofpeanuts.com.

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The Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast is hosted by Travis Sherry, a serial entrepreneur and world traveler. Known as "Rick Steves for the new generation", this podcast will teach you everything you need to know to travel more and spend less.

From interviews with some of the world's most famous travel names, like Chris Guillebeau, Bruce Poon Tip, AJ Jacobs, Chris Christensen and others to specific travel advice on how to use frequent flyer miles, score cheap hotels, pack like a pro, and travel on a budget, this show does it all.

We'll also highlight specific destinations, telling you what it's really like to travel to India, the best places to eat and sleep in Paris, and top everything off with our Top 10 lists, which will make you laugh, reminisce, and ultimately, be filled with wanderlust.

To find out even more, visit our renowned travel site at www.extrapackofpeanuts.com.

    Why We Traveled To Costa Rica During COVID

    Why We Traveled To Costa Rica During COVID

    If you don't follow us on Instagram then SURPRISE we are in Costa Rica and have been for over a month and today we are talking about how we came to the decision to come down here, the preconceived notions we had about the experience during COVID, and what it is like now that we are here and have been for a few weeks. We also may drop some hints on what our plan is moving forward.
    Is Costa Rica on your list of must-visit places? Have you traveled at all during the pandemic? What was your experience?  Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.
    Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus.
    In This Episode
    06:15 Making The Decision: What Went Into It
    10:20 What Did We Have To Do To Be Able To Travel To Costa Rica
    12:20 General Safety Precautions We Took As Well
    14:10 Fully Booked Flights: Panic Attack Material
    17:00 Feeling Safer In Costa Rica
    20:10 Why Did We Choose Costa Rica?
    23:00 What Are The Plans For Your Time In Costa Rica?
    27:10 Why Did We Record This Episode?
    30:50 Traveling With Kids During COVID
     
    Important Links
    Get Your Education While Traveling at OSU E-Campus
    Coronavirus Outbreak & Kids (Harvard Medical)
    Want to follow our lives & adventures? Check out our Instagram's @ExtraPackOfPeanuts, @HeatherSherry, @TravelingWhitMyles, and @HaddieBean
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    • 35 min
    Best Experiences: 2020 In Review

    Best Experiences: 2020 In Review

    We return with our final part in our Year in Review Series
    Check out Part 1: Travel Stats
    Check out Part 2: Superlatives
    Check out Part 3: Best Drinks
    Check out Part 4: Best Desserts
    Check out Part 5: Best Meals
    Each year there are always a handful of days that stand out. While 2020 definitely did everything in its power to limit those, they still prevailed in spades.
    Today, Heather and I go through our top 10 experiences of 2020 from multiple honorable mentions to really appreciating the big and the little things in life.
    What were your favorite experiences of 2020? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!
    In This Episode
    05:15 Honorable Mentions
    12:55 Getting A Peek Into Our Diaries
    14:35 Travel Blogging Friends + A Social Distance Shindig
    17:05 Whit & Hadley: Best Buddies
    19:25 Pre-Covid Cocktail Crawl
    21:55 Road Tripping
    24:00 The 100th Country Party (Pre-Covid)
    26:45 Beaches...Feeling Normal Again
    29:40 Love, Deuce, Match
    32:15 Heather's Happy Place
    36:40 Walks With Mom
    38:30 Beautification Of The Backyard & Family Celebrations
    42:45 Collegiate Times
    45:05 Girl Date & Zoom Weddings
    49:30 Porch Sitting & Beach Days
    53:00 The Launching of Ju Ju + Co
    55:30 Hanging Ten
    01:01:20 Zone Of Genius
    01:06:40 Daddy Daughter Time
    01:12:25 Our Number One's
     
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    Want to follow our lives & adventures? Check out our Instagram's @ExtraPackOfPeanuts, @HeatherSherry,  @TravelingWhitMyles, and @HaddieBean
    Yo Dat's Rank
    Ju Ju + Co on Instagram
    Camp Indie
     
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    2021 Travel Wishlist
    2020 In Review: Superlatives
    2020 In Review: Travel Stats
    2020 In Review: Best Drinks
    2020 In Review: Best Desserts
    2020 In Review: Best Meals
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Best Meals: 2020 In Review

    Best Meals: 2020 In Review

    We return with Part 5 of 6 in our Year in Review Series
    Check out Part 1: Travel Stats
    Check out Part 2: Superlatives
    Check out Part 3: Best Drinks
    Check out Part 4: Best Desserts
    If you know anything about us, it's that we love to eat. We tried to eat out to help support restaurants as much as we safely could during COVID.
    Today Heather and I are going to go through our top 8 meals of the year (each) for a total of 16 awesome places that you should definitely check out if you're going to be in the neighborhood!
    Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus.
    What was your best meal of 2020? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!
     
    In This Episode
    06:30 Honorable Mentions
    13:35 The List Begins
    19:55 Good Ol' Biscuit's
    23:10 Fantastic Chicken Options
    27:15 Heather Can Make It Even Better
    29:40 Thai Is The Best
    33:40 Trav "Acai Bowl" Sherry
    37:15 It Is ALL About Comfort Food
    42:30 A Homemade Southern Tradition
    47:40 Bringing it Back to Philly
    52:00 Home Cooking Papa Style
    54:45 Drum Roll Please....#1's
     
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    Want to follow our lives & adventures? Check out our Instagram's @ExtraPackOfPeanuts, @HeatherSherry,  @TravelingWhitMyles, and @HaddieBean
    Get Your Education While Traveling at OSU E-Campus
    Ju Ju + Co on Instagram
    Location Indie
    Homemade or Multi-Location
    Trav's Grilling
    Pineapple Stuffing & Salt & Vinegar Mashed Potatoes by our buddy Crime
    Papa Sherry's Gumbo
    Tattooed Chef Acai Bowls
    North Carolina
    Cast Iron Kitchen
    The Southerly
    Soul Flavor
    Salt Fish Restaurant & Tiki Bar
    Kalethy Living
    Rooster & The Crow
    Cape Fear Boil Company
    Philadelphia
    Nui Nui Kitchen
    Zahav
    Philly Suburbs
    Collegeville Italian Bakery Pizzeria Napoletana 
    Sweet Aloha Bowls
    Tennessee
    Hattie B's
     
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    2021 Travel Wishlist
    2020 In Review: Superlatives
    2020 In Review: Travel Stats
    2020 In Review: Best Drinks
    2020 In Review: Best Desserts
    2019 In Review: Best Experiences
    2019 In Review: Best Desserts
    2019 In Review: Best Beers
    2019 In Review: Best Coffee
    2019 In Review: Best Wines
    2019 In Review: Best Meals
    2019 In Review: Superlatives
    2019 In Review: Travel Stats
     
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Best Desserts - 2020 in Review

    Best Desserts - 2020 in Review

    We return with Part 4 of 6 in our Year in Review Series:
    Check out Part 1: Travel Stats
    Check out Part 2: Superlatives
    Check out Part 3: Best Drinks
     
    We love desserts, anything from ice cream to pastries, key lime bars to doughnuts...it all tastes amazing.
    Everyone loves desserts, so we know you're not skipping this episode!
    Today Heather and I go through our top 5 desserts (10 total + 2 honorable mention (& 1 dishonorable mention) from 2020, from hometown to widely available to cities around the world if it's delicious, it's on the list!
    What was your best dessert of 2020? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!
     
    In This Episode
    04:15 Dishonorable Mention (A First on the Podcast)
    05:35 Honorable Mentions
    10:20 Do You Want S'Mores?
    13:25 Keeping It In The Family
    16:20 Doughnut Crazed
    22:20 Perfect Bars
    22:55 Philly Pride
    24:35 Do You Want Some Salt?
    29:20 More S'Mores?
    34:05 For The LOVE Of Pies
    39:50 PB Ice Cream
     
    Links
    Want to follow our lives & adventures? Check out our Instagram's @ExtraPackOfPeanuts, @HeatherSherry,  @TravelingWhitMyles, and @HaddieBean
    Ju Ju + Co on Instagram
    Location Indie
    Multi Locations
    Jeni's Ice Cream
    Tillamook Ice Cream - Monster Cookie
    Jet-Puffed S'More Marshmallows
    Perfect Bars - Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter
    Salt & Straw Ice Cream
    Homemade
    Peppermint Bark - Julie
    North Carolina
    Britts Donuts
    Wake N Bake Donuts
    The Southerly
    Philadelphia
    Zsa's Ice Cream
    Butterscotch Pastry Shop
     
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    2021 Travel Wishlist
    2020 In Review: Superlatives
    2020 In Review: Travel Stats
    2020 In Review: Best Drinks
    2019 In Review: Best Experiences
    2019 In Review: Best Desserts
    2019 In Review: Best Beers
    2019 In Review: Best Coffee
    2019 In Review: Best Wines
    2019 In Review: Best Meals
    2019 In Review: Superlatives
    2019 In Review: Travel Stats
     
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    • 46 min
    Best Drinks: 2020 In Review

    Best Drinks: 2020 In Review

    We return with Part 3 of 6 in our Year in Review Series
    Check out Part 1: Travel Stats
    Check out Part 2: Superlatives
    We've decided to bring all drinks into one episode due to the restrictions on travel we had this year because of COVID.  Join us today as we bring you our tops spots for coffee, wine, and anything that wets your whistle. 
    Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus.
    What were your drink spots in 2020? Do you like sparking water, yes or no? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!
     
    In This Episode
    06:10 The Reason Heather Is Drinking
    07:10 Honorable Mentions
    10:55 Coffee First
    18:55 East Coast Love
    21:50 Europe Does It Right
    27:25 Trav's Picks
     
    Important Links
    Want to follow our lives & adventures? Check out our Instagram's @ExtraPackOfPeanuts, @HeatherSherry, and @TravelingWhitMyles
    Get Your Education While Traveling at OSU E-Campus
    Slightly Pretentious
    Location Indie
    Wilmington, North Carolina
    Outpost Coffee Company
    Bespoke Coffee
    New Anthem Brewing Company
    Chicago, Illinois
    Dark Matter Coffee - Cold Brew Coffee Cans
    Charlton, Massachusettes
    Tree House Brewing Company
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Bluebird Distillery
    Bluecoat Distilling
    Nashville, Tennesse 
    Sidebar at Bode
    General
    Tres Agaves
    French 75
     
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    2021 Travel Wishlist
    2020 In Review: Superlatives
    2020 In Review: Travel Stats
    2019 In Review: Best Experiences
    2019 In Review: Best Desserts
    2019 In Review: Best Beers
    2019 In Review: Best Coffee
    2019 In Review: Best Wines
    2019 In Review: Best Meals
    2019 In Review: Superlatives
    2019 In Review: Travel Stats
     
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    • 56 min
    Superlatives: 2020 in Review

    Superlatives: 2020 in Review

    Every year that we break down all our travel stats, best meals, best travel superlatives, best drinks, etc and we hear a ton of feedback from you all.
    Apparently, these are some of your favorite episodes.
    We are running our 6 part series (!!!) that covers our superlatives, the stats, best meals, best drinks best desserts, and best experiences in our year in review.
    In this episode, we go into the Superlatives of our 2020 travel year. Best of, worst of, the best value, and a host of other things.
    And then definitely reach out to @ExtraPackofPeanuts and let us know what is the most positive yet unexpected thing that happened to you in 2020?
    In This Episode
    05:00 Most Expensive Accommodations
    07:00 Cheapest Accommodations
    08:15 The Best Value
    12:20 The Worst Value
    14:35 Favorite Accommodations
    19:55 Least Favorite Accommodations
    21:20 Craziest Thing We Did In 2020
    28:20 Best Thing We Bought
    34:05 Biggest Change in 2020
    35:55 Most Unexpected Good Thing
    39:10 Most Unexpected Bad Thing
    44:30 Most Underwhelming Thing
    47:55 Neatest Person We Met
    51:50 Biggest Travel Mishap
    Important Links
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    Superlatives: 2019 Year In Review
    2019 In Review: Best Experiences
    2019 In Review: Best Desserts
    2019 In Review: Best Beers
    2019 In Review: Best Coffee
    2019 In Review: Best Wines
    2019 In Review: Best Meals
    2019 In Review: Superlatives
    2019 In Review: Travel Stats
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Enjoy the show

Enjoy the show - makes my dog walking hours go faster and sometimes longer. Banter between you is fun to listen to but how you manage to travel with two young children is beyond me!

Lost this subscriber ,

The hubris on display...

Have listened to all the episodes though "Why we travelled to Costa Rica"
Gotta say, they progressively lost me over the course of the last year. The list of visitors that came to their house in North Carolina (and all the "new" friends they referenced making), maintaining that they kept social distance for just a revolving door of visitors. Think about all the unneccesary points of contact with the travel time for all those people. And then "we only travelled to stay put" but now their parents are coming down to Costa Rica to visit? Another example of unnecessary travel.

They talk about how they've worked really hard to have this kind of lifestyle. They also are, more than most, fully capable of just staying home and being able to afford it. As proved by the purchase of a $500-800k beach house, on top of primary residence and multiple AirBnB properties. Y'all are the example of people who could be responsible and weather the pandemic, and just stay home. But you refused and have been making excuses. This is further troubling because you're actively giving permission to others to travel through your actions. I've listened to over 500 episodes, but I'm done, and I regret any part of promotion I gave that enabled you to flout responsible choices.

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