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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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@ytravelblog

Language:

English


Episodes

EP 36: Tell Her She Can't with Kelly Lewis

6/29/2021
Kelly Lewis is a women’s travel industry maven and leader in the area of women’s empowerment. She is most passionate about helping women to tap into their personal power through traveling the world. In this episode, we share about how she does this through her various women focused travel businesses, how her own travel story and life was a driving force for that, and her new, empowering book, Tell Her She Can't! She’s the founder of Go! Girl Guides, the world’s first series of travel...

Duration:01:27:31

EP35: Vaccinations, Pandemic Travel + Wine with Dr. Nadeen White

6/23/2021
Are you nervous about taking a COVID vaccine? Dr. Nadeen White was one of the trusted experts I followed throughout the past year of the pandemic. She eased my nerves and uncertainty and gave me confidence to the vaccine. In this epsidoe, she's share some of her expertise on the vaccine, COVID studies and tips for pandemic travel. She'll also share why travel is a part of her life, her travel style, and how she balances it with a career she loves. Dr. Nadeen White. “Blogger by Day,...

Duration:00:46:22

Ep 34: From Daily Travels to Daily Podcast with Gary Arndt

5/29/2021
Gary Arndt from EverythingEverywhere.com shows how travel has evolved for him from daily travel to a daily podcast living a more settled life. We’re big proponents of allowing travel to evolve with your lifestyle. There is no set way to do it. You define the rules of how it best suits your values, your dreams, and your lifestyle choices. Gary Arndt shows us how travel has evolved for him from being a 9 year nomad constantly traveling to living the settled life without travel being the...

Duration:00:51:22

EP 33: Chattanooga road trip with Savannah Makepeace

5/23/2021
I’m delighted to share the podcast mic with my savvy and vivacious nine year old daughter, Savannah. We chat about our recent road trip to Chattanooga, TN. It was the first time, Savannah and I have taken a trip with just the two of us. Savannah shares why it was important for her to spend time with just me. We also dive into the stories and highlights of why we loved Chattanooga. From the thrilling incline railway to the more gentle art mural walks! Full show notes:...

Duration:00:44:30

EP 32: From Big House to Full Time RV Travel with Kay (Mom Trotter)

5/17/2021
This podcast interview is with the inspiring Kay Akpan from the popular Instagram, YouTube, and blog, The Mom Trotter. She is also a writer, speaker and advocate for gentle parenting. Kay created The Mom Trotter to share her budget travel tips, homeschooling life, parenting as well as to connect with other families following the same path. Kay joins me to chat who and her husband Sylvester sold their way too big house to buy an RV and put family at the center of their life as they travel...

Duration:00:48:52

EP 31: Teen Travel and Mother Daughter Trips with Tamara Gruber, We3Travel

5/10/2021
Have you ever wondered or feared what it's like to travel with a teen? Tamara Gruber from We3Travel shares her tips on traveling with a teen and how it can evolve as your family life does. I've long admired how she has made family travel a focus of her life especially with her mother daughter trips with her teen daughter, Hannah. Tamara is a marketing professional, travel writer and podcaster. In 2013 she launched We3Travel.com to share her passion for family travel and her detailed trip...

Duration:00:49:39

EP: 30 Our Memorable Family Ski Trip in North Idaho

5/4/2021
We're headed to the ski fields of Idaho . At the beginning of Spring, we had our first family ski experience at three ski resorts in Northern Idaho: Schweitzer Mountain, Lookout Pass, and Silver Mountain . It was one of our most memorable family vacations for the adventure, the beauty and the chance to bond together as a family. We share the joys, intensities, and lessons learned during these 5 days of skiing. Full Show notes: https://www.ytravelblog.com/ski-idaho-podcast

Duration:00:45:53

EP 29: Tips for Living Abroad: Interview with Tim Leffel

4/23/2021
Have you ever considered living abroad? Are you looking for a better life for half the price? There are so many reasons to live abroad, one of the main ones is that it makes the ordinary extraordinary, offers a more immersive travel experience with rich memories, and can often be soooo much cheaper. If you’re going to be living anyway, you might as well make it cheaper and better right? In this podcast episode we discuss the benefits and value of living abroad with expat Tim Leffel.

Duration:01:03:10

Ep 28: One week South Florida Road trip

4/15/2021
In this episode, we head to South Florida on a week road trip from the Atlantic Coast to the Gulf Coast. We visit the regions of Martin County, Sebring, and Manasota Key. You’ll discover enchanting ancient hammocks where Florida panthers still roam, thrill rides on air boat rides through spectacular scenery (and alongside the most alligators you ever want to encounter), barrier islands you feel are yours alone to enjoy, the serenity of tucked away rivers, and plenty of fresh and delicious...

Duration:00:54:08

EP 27: We're BACK! Updates from us

4/6/2021
After an almost six month break, we are back recording our travel podcast. We didn’t intend to be away for that long. We are firm believers in “do the best from where you are with what you have.” And that was been 2020 for us. Our bandwidth was limited, our stress levels high, and our challenges were numerous. I guess it just all got to much for us and we took a step back. Sharing all in our first podcast for 2021 Full show notes: https://www.ytravelblog.com/ep-27-were-back/

Duration:00:31:20

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