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The Thoughtful Travel Podcast Episodes

Here's a full list of episodes of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast. … [Read more...]

How to be Bilingual – Episode 26 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

I'm sure I'm not the only traveller who has sometimes wished they could transplant a microchip into their brain and suddenly be able to fluently speak another language. Instead, I've spent most of my life slogging away at learning German, as well as having a go at Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese and … [Read more...]

The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 21 – Pros and Cons of the Internet for Travellers

Life without the internet - now that we've experienced it - would be a weird kind of life. You wouldn't read this blog or listen to this podcast, among other things (and that would be tragic, right?). But the internet is not all rainbows and kittens, and having everything available so easily is … [Read more...]

The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 10: How to Cope in Another Language

Figuring out how to communicate in a language you just don't speak can be both stressful and hilarious when we travel. Personally I usually find it hilarious, but there are certainly some times when it can feel frustrating or difficult. And that's why I wanted to talk about some of the different … [Read more...]

The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 5 – Every Traveller’s Scared Sometimes

For years, I thought I was the only traveller who was regularly scared and anxious about travelling. Much to my surprise, I more recently discovered that a huge number of my fellow travel-lovers and regular travellers have all kinds of anxieties and fears about various aspects of travelling. But … [Read more...]

The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 2 – The Terror of Getting Lost While Travelling

As a bonus for launch day of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast, you get not one but TWO episodes. This one is already one of my favourites (I know, early days, but just listen). Normally I include three interviewees but these two were such great storytellers that I could only fit in two, and even with … [Read more...]

On being a travel blogger and how I write

I'm part of a "blog hop" about how I write, thanks to the lovely Leyla at Women on the Road. Since I always explain that my route into blogging and social media all came about because I wanted to be a writer, I thought this was an interesting one to take part in! If you've heard me talk about … [Read more...]