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Y Travel Podcast, is hosted by Caz and Craig Makepeace from the award winning Y Travel Blog. We explore the why's of travel - why you should, how you can, and what to do. We never escaped the cubicle or the rat race because we never joined it in the FIRST PLACE. Travel has always been the priority of our lives and we'll share our tips, stories and advice from 22 years of travel, no matter how our lifestyle has evolved. Solo travel, couples travel, expat travel, family travel, RV travel and digital nomad travel, we've done it all and don't intend on stopping any time soon! Are you ready to travel more and create better memories? We're ready to help you!

Y Travel Podcast, is hosted by Caz and Craig Makepeace from the award winning Y Travel Blog. We explore the why's of travel - why you should, how you can, and what to do. We never escaped the cubicle or the rat race because we never joined it in the FIRST PLACE. Travel has always been the priority of our lives and we'll share our tips, stories and advice from 22 years of travel, no matter how our lifestyle has evolved. Solo travel, couples travel, expat travel, family travel, RV travel and digital nomad travel, we've done it all and don't intend on stopping any time soon! Are you ready to travel more and create better memories? We're ready to help you!

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Y Travel Podcast, is hosted by Caz and Craig Makepeace from the award winning Y Travel Blog. We explore the why's of travel - why you should, how you can, and what to do. We never escaped the cubicle or the rat race because we never joined it in the FIRST PLACE. Travel has always been the priority of our lives and we'll share our tips, stories and advice from 22 years of travel, no matter how our lifestyle has evolved. Solo travel, couples travel, expat travel, family travel, RV travel and digital nomad travel, we've done it all and don't intend on stopping any time soon! Are you ready to travel more and create better memories? We're ready to help you!

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English


Episodes

EP 26: The Black Travel Alliance with guest Kerwin McKenzie

9/17/2020
We're happy to bring back Kerwin McKenzie to the podcast, our friend and fellow travel lover, travel blogger, ex-airline worker, and plane enthusiast who has traveled to 125 countries and flown on 180 airlines!! In this podcast, Kerwin shares with us the mission and purpose behind the Black Travel Alliance which was founded by a group of Black content creators in in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement in support of George Floyd, Brianna Taylor, and other black Americans whose voices...

Duration:00:53:02

EP 25: Balancing Affordable Travel With A Job With Danielle Desir

9/8/2020
Ever wondered how you can make travel a reality, while managing a full-time job, paying off student loans, saving for a house, and investing in your future? We're excited to share with you many nuggets on how to make this work from someone who has done all the above and continues to do so. Danielle Desir from the Thought Card, an Award winning affordable travel finance blog and podcast. She has also authored two books on finances and travel: Traveling With A Full-Time Job, and...

Duration:00:49:40

EP 24: A Surprising Natural North Florida Road Trip

9/1/2020
In this episode we wrap up our week long family road trip through Natural North Florida, a region between Tallahassee and Jacksonville down to the Gulf Coast at Cedar Key. We had a fantastic week diving for sea scallops, swimming in natural springs, kayaking down stunning rivers and across to nearby islands. Plus, loads of delicious seafood and friendly people. Read full posts here: https://www.ytravelblog.com/things-to-do-in-north-florida/ Don't forget to subscribe, review and share.

Duration:00:46:49

Ep 23: A stopover in Savannah, Georgia

8/24/2020
Savannah, Georgia is a wonderful destination. It is our stopover destination when we road trip from North Carolina to Florida. It's the perfect halfway point. In this episode, we chat about our first road trip after Rona - the challenges of getting back on the road, how to adjust, what travel is like now and things we love about Savannah.

Duration:00:32:26

Ep 22: The What, Whys, and Hows of Homeschooling / Roadschooling

8/18/2020
If there is one thing 2020 has shown you is the possibility of an alternative lifestyle. You mean I can work from wherever I am AND my kids can approach learning in the same way? Yes. In this podcast episode we share our ultimate tips for making this work. Why am I qualified to give you this advice? I WISH someone with this much experience helped guide me through the roadschooling experience with all these tips before I started! Even though I am a qualified teacher with oodles of rich...

Duration:01:12:42

Ep 21: Why Do Hard Things with Christina From Macs Explore

8/8/2020
Christina McEvoy and family are full-time travelers, outdoor adventure travel experts, content creators and bloggers. They have been slow traveling through Central and South America since Jan 2019 and are currently in Chile, where they got "stuck" during the pandemic. They have two boys and love to seek physical challenges and off-the-beaten-path places along their travels. In addition to providing tips for adventure travel destinations, Christina also teaches people how to successfully...

Duration:01:20:25

EP 20: Insights on Flying Now and Current Travel Restrictions with Kerwin McKenzie

8/1/2020
Kerwin McKenzie is the expert you want for finding information on flights and global travel! He is an ex-airline employee who has been passionate about aviation since his first flight at 9. He's visited 125 countries, flown on 180 airlines, has written two books for airline employees, created several travel and flight websites and is a regular conference speaker. In fact, on this podcast you'll learn about the unique job he once held at conferences. Now I know why he's always at every...

Duration:01:10:12

EP 19: Wrightsville, NC brings out Aussie lingo and nostalgia

7/25/2020
We had a lot of fun recording this podcast episode and sharing why we resonate so strongly with the beach community vibe of Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina. Thankfully, it's less than two hours from Raleigh so we can visit often. This recording put us into Aussie mode - the connection between those two places is so great. We slip into some funny Aussie language and stories of home. Don't forget to subscribe, leave a review and check the show notes for links and related content.

Duration:00:41:59

EP 18: Beaufort, South Carolina - Full of History and Charm

7/8/2020
In this episode, we share our quick family getaway to Beaufort, a charming historical town in South Carolina. We're back traveling - mostly exploring the East Coast - and visiting those lessor known destinations. We want you to still have those travel experiences you are thirsting for - especially during these challenging times when you need a break! Beaufort, South Carolina will give you that relaxing break you need, away from the hordes of people, and out with fresh, salty...

Duration:00:28:50

EP 17: Your RV/ caravaning questions answered

6/28/2020
In this special episode, we answer your questions about RV travel, or caravan camper travel if you are in Australia. Thank you to all those who sent in their questions. Topics covered include * The best approach for a six month trip of the US in a 4x4 camper * Handy tips for managing wanting to see it all! * We may whine about the weather again - but we give tips to work around it! * What wild camping/ free camping/ boondocking is and tips for finding them * Should you rent a travel...

Duration:00:52:03

Ep 16: Tips for Tent Camping (and WHY you SHOULD do it)

6/20/2020
Why not record a podcast offering camping tips while you're camping on the edge of the lake? We spent a few days camping at Kerr Lake. Tent camping is one of our favorite things to do and we have LOADS of experience camping in Australia, Africa and the US. We share all our tips, plus a few insider stories and funnies. Don't forget to subscribe and check out all the show notes

Duration:00:52:07

EP15: Tips for Taking a Road Trip with Kids

6/14/2020
Are you worried about taking a road trip with kids and having a good time? I know being trapped in a car with kids for hours on end sounds terrifying. It can be and sometimes will be, but we're here to help you make the journey just as awesome as the destination. That's the benefit of road tripping. It's been our preferred way to travel with kids for 12 years. We have LOADS of experience, which we're sharing with you. We'll discuss: Plus a few fun stories of our road trip mishaps and...

Duration:00:48:04

#14 Hidden Gems of Southern Utah

6/6/2020
From spooky slot canyon hikes to ATV adventures over the sand dunes of one of the most colorful and spectacular state parks we've visited, we're sharing those hidden secrets of Southern Utah. After 6 weeks of exploring this desert state, we are sharing our favorite lessor known adventures and places to see. We'd love to hear your favorites in the comments. Don't forget to subscribe and share it with your friends.

Duration:00:47:18

#13 What is travel like now? With guest Lesli and Dan Peterson

5/30/2020
Lesli and Dan Peterson are two personal friends of ours and the dynamic duo behind 365 Atlanta Traveler, a site dedicated to travel in the Southeast USA. Their new venture, Sunstone Digital Marketing, helps destinations and tour companies create effective email marketing campaigns. We’re excited to have them on the show, to learn more about their background and travel story, but also to share with us what travel is like now during this Covid time. They recently headed to The Gulf Shores in...

Duration:01:00:56

#12 How to Stand Out & Live Fully with Guest Cory Lee

5/24/2020
We loved kicking off our guest interviews with Cory Lee from Curb Free with Cory Lee. Cory was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at aged three and has used a powered wheelchair since he turned four. He started Curb Free with Cory Lee in 2013 and since then has traveled to all 7 continents and 37 countries and inspiring many other travelers, especially those with disabilities to get out there and live fully. Cory’s mission is to show you how to travel, where to travel, and most...

Duration:00:43:40

#11 Broome, The Kimberly, & Pearl Farming, Western Australia

5/20/2020
In this episode, we share our favorite area in Australia: Broome & The Kimberley region in Western Australia. It's unspoiled wilderness in an area that is three times the size of the UK. That means endless gorges, waterfalls, and off the beaten path adventures await with little people to crowd your space. And let us tell you about those beaches, colors and sunsets!! The best colors in the world live here!' We also share about our life for 5 months working on Kuri Bay Pearl Farm, which was...

Duration:00:56:59

#10 Tales from Uganda, Africa

5/13/2020
We return to Africa in this episode - our favorite travel experience yet! Backpacking for 6 months from Uganda to South Africa gave us endless adventure and smiles. Uganda was an incredibly beautiful country full of friendly, hospitable people. Some of our favorite travel stories come from Uganda and we share them in this podcast. 13 Awe inspiring adventures to have in East and South AfricaHow to travel Africa on a budgetAfrica travel safety tips How to get around East and South Africa

Duration:00:53:56

#09 Current Crisis Coping + Thoughts on Future of Travel

5/9/2020
In this episode, we share our updates during the Rona virus: How we're coping, what we're doing to stay sane, what we're focusing on in our business, and what we think will happen in travel. We discuss: Don't forget to subscribe

Duration:00:52:22

#08 What did the girls think of the US RV trip?

5/6/2020
Continuing our tips on the RV lifestyle, the girls share what their opinions of it was.We took an extended 12 month RV road trip across America. Kalyra and Savannah had very different perspectives. We discuss:

Duration:00:24:17

Y Travel Podcast #07: Was our RV trip of the US worth it?

5/2/2020
No matter what the pros and cons are of anything you do, or take a risk on, the defining question at the end is was it worth it? Despite all the setbacks and challenges (which is normal and to be expected) did you benefit, grow or gain enough to make it worthwhile? In this episode we share:

Duration:00:40:18