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The Travels with Kev podcast compliments travelswithkev.com and is here for new travelers or those who may have traveled before but have gaps in their knowledge base. This podcast will cover Amtrak and other surface travel and air travel, plus the skills needed to start your journey as a traveler. Come along with me no matter where you are, and let's get out there! If I can travel, you can too! Safe Travels! Kev.

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United States

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The Travels with Kev podcast compliments travelswithkev.com and is here for new travelers or those who may have traveled before but have gaps in their knowledge base. This podcast will cover Amtrak and other surface travel and air travel, plus the skills needed to start your journey as a traveler. Come along with me no matter where you are, and let's get out there! If I can travel, you can too! Safe Travels! Kev.

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English


Episodes
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Amtrak's Capitol Limited

8/2/2023
This podcast compliments my Capitol Limited blog post. This podcast and page cover the basics and a little more, including where you can buy tickets if you have to print tickets, meals, food on the train, boarding instructions, and more. In addition, check out the Capitol Limited schedule. If you want to help support Travels with Kev, there are a few ways to do that, including Patreon and Buy Me A Coffee. If you have questions or comments, reach out to me here. Music is by Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:27:21

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I Am Back! The Return Of The Travels With Kev Podcast

5/27/2023
In this podcast, I chat about what happened to the TWK podcast, how I started traveling on Amtrak, and briefly how it led to Travels With Kev. If you are interested in getting travel tips and keeping up with me, join my email list. And if you want extra TWK, such as photos from my trips, early podcast releases, and more, join me on Patreon. Other options are available for supporting TWK. Happy Planning & Safe Travels! Kev Support the show

Duration:00:12:11

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Amtrak Acela, What You Need To Know

9/14/2022
This podcast complements my article on the 21 most asked questions I received about Amtrak sleeping accommodations. Below are links to help you learn more about specific Amtrak accommodations. Links from today's show! Amtrak AcelaPets on AmtrakAmtrak LoungesTipping on AmtrakContacting Amtrak about excellent serviceJoin my email listDo you want to work with me?Questions or commentsPatreonSafe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:15:23

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Kev’s Answers To The Top 21 Questions On Amtrak Rooms

8/31/2022
This podcast complements my article on the 21 most asked questions I received about Amtrak sleeping accommodations. Below are links to help you learn more about specific Amtrak accommodations. Links from today's show! Overview of sleeping accommodationsViewliner RoomettesSuperliner RoomettesAmtrak BedroomsTipping on AmtrakContacting Amtrak about excellent serviceJoin my email listDo you want to work with me?Questions or commentsPatreonSafe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:37:07

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Travels With Kev July 2022 Update

7/27/2022
This podcast will update you on what is going on with TWK, great news for my family, and what you can expect coming up! Links from today's show! Join my email listDo you want to work with me?Questions or commentsMy upcoming tripSafe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:16:11

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Amtrak Coach Class

7/6/2022
Amtrak Coach Class can be a comfortable and affordable way to travel around the USA. Find out if coach class suits you; this podcast goes along with my blog post about Amtrak Coach Class. Overview of Amtrak stationsWhere you can check the status of your trainEntertainment for train ridesAmtrak's baggage policyOverview of Amtrak's food.Want to contact me? If so, you can ask a question or leave a comment here, and if you found value in this show, visit here to see how you can help. Safe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:25:38

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Kev's Planning: An August 2022 Amtrak Adventure

6/29/2022
This podcast talks about the trip I am planning for August 2022! The journey is an Amtrak mostly adventure; listen to find out more! Here is some info I talked about Amtrak's HiawathaSturtevant StationMilwaukee Intermodal CardinalLake Shore LimitedAmtrak loungesFlex DiningAmtrak Cafe Cars Want to contact me? If so, you can ask a question or leave a comment here, and if you found value in this show, visit here to see how you can help. Safe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:35:28

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Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited

6/22/2022
Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited is a relaxing way to travel from the Midwest to the Eastcoast. This podcast goes along with the Travels with Kev blog post on Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited. Entertainment for train ridesAmtrak Wi-fiAmtrak's baggage policyOverview of Amtrak's food.Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited route guide Want to contact me? If so, you can ask a question or leave a comment here, and if you found value in this show, visit here to see how you can help. Safe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:24:57

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Amtrak's California Zephyr

6/8/2022
Amtrak's California Zephyr is one of the most fantastic train rides within the Amtrak system. Each day presents itself with a different style of scenery. This podcast accompanies the Travels with Kev blog post on Amtrak's California Zephyr. Amtrak's California Zephyr's ScheduleEntertainment for train ridesAmtrak's baggage policyOverview of Amtrak's food.The Califonria Zepyr route guide Want to contact me? If so, you can ask a question or leave a comment here, and if you found value in this show, visit here to see how you can help. Safe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:23:03

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Amtrak Stations: An Overview

5/18/2022
Listening to this podcast would be worth your time if you start traveling on Amtrak. Each Amtrak adventure begins and ends with a visit to a station, and there is more than one type of station on the Amtrak system. Amtrak station overviewUnstaffed stationsPlatform stationsFlag stopsMore on Amtrak travel Amtrak's baggage policy Are they working on an Amtrak trip? Then, this page about schedules and route guides could help you out! Want to contact me? If so, you can ask a question or leave a comment here, and if you found value in this show, visit here. Safe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:26

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Amtrak Update: Summer 2022 Return of Service

5/11/2022
Amtrak is starting to return many of its long-distance trains to daily trains and most regional trains. This podcast covers what you need to know and gives you a little perspective on Amtrak versus the rest of the transportation industry. Here is the article that goes with this podcast. Are they working on an Amtrak trip? Then, this page about schedules and route guides could help you out! Want to contact me? If so, you can ask a question or leave a comment here, and if you found value in this show, visit here. Safe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:50

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Entertainment On Amtrak: Ways To Enjoy Your Ride

5/4/2022
I based this podcast on my blog post on Entertainment on Amtrak. If you want to track your train, this page is excellent. If you are looking for card game ideas and rules, check out this page. Want to contact me? If so, you can ask a question or leave a comment here, and if you found value in this show, visit here. Safe Travel, Kev Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:19:12

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Quick Tips To Make Your Travels Better

4/20/2022
Are you begging traveler or looking to up your travel game? This podcast can help you out! This podcast gives you several great tips to help you out. Check out the blog post on Quick Travels Tips. I also talked about my article about Entertainment on Amtrak, and that topic is also a podcast. Other podcasts that I talked about: Betty in the SkyExtra Pack of PeanutsIf you are wondering what you can and cannot bring on a plane, check out the TSA's rules. If you found value in this podcast, please visit this page, and if you have questions or a travel tip, reach out to me here. Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:14:28

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Amtrak Trains With Multiple Route Numbers

4/6/2022
Are you looking to book an Amtrak trip and come across trains with multiple route numbers? This podcast covers what that means, what to book, and more. Check out the Amtrak Trains With Multiple Route Numbers blog post for more information. If you found value in this podcast, please visit this page, and if you have questions or comments, reach out to me here. Music is by Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/travelswithkev) Support the Show.

Duration:00:07:40

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Tipping on Amtrak Trains: What You Need To Know

3/23/2022
Tipping, while not necessary, is a great way to thank an Amtrak employee who made your trip better. If you want more tipping on Amtrak, check out this article that compliments this podcast. Do you want to tell Amtrak you had excellent service? Click this link to let them know. If you found value in this podcast, please visit this page, and if you have questions or comments, reach out to me here. Music is by Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:09:10

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Amtrak Café Cars: An Overview

3/9/2022
If you plan a trip on an Amtrak train, either regional or long-distance train, you may want to check out this podcast. This podcast covers the basics of the cafe car, and if you want more information on them or want to see menus, check out the complimentary article. The article does include links to cafe car menus. Check out this page if these podcasts give you value or want to hear the podcast early! Music is by Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:11:00

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Amtrak's Cardinal

3/9/2022
This podcast covers the basics of Amtrak's Cardinal, and it has a corresponding blog post. What you need to know about the CardinalAmtrak Cafe CarAmtrak Flex DiningAmtrak WifiHow to create a travel playlistIf you found value in this podcast, please visit this page, and if you have questions or comments, reach out to me here. Music is by Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:20:27

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Traveling 101: Tickets

3/9/2022
If you are new to travel, you need to master is purchasing tickets. This podcast will give you a heads-up about buying tickets by giving you an overview of the process. You can learn from my experience and my tips to make reservations. The podcast is an overview for most transportation carriers, but I give you either Amtrak or flying points when needed. If you found value in this information, check out this page so others can benefit too. For more travel info on travel and Kev, visit my website. Music is Hungaria by Latche Swing from the Free Music Archives. Support the Show.

Duration:00:15:49

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Travels with Kev Podcast teaser!

2/14/2022
This podcast is a teaser episode to give you an idea of what to expect from the Travels with Kev Podcast! Future episodes will cover various topics for new or intermediate travelers, including traveling on Amtrak trains, surface travel, and flying. The podcast is a complement to the Travels with Kev website. If you would like to help grow this podcast, please visit me here. Support the Show.

Duration:00:01:44