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A travel podcast sharing insider tips and advice

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The Postcard Academy aims to help you get the most out of every vacation, and inspire you to set off on the journey of a lifetime ✈️ Each week, this travel show features people who packed up everything to start a new adventure in another part of the world 🌎 You'll learn how they did it, and get insider travel recommendations on the best food, nightlife, and cultural experiences in the most interesting places around the globe 🍴 💃 You'll also discover travel hacks to find cheap flights and travel deals, and hear personal expat stories that offer guidance on how to live, work, volunteer, and travel abroad ✌️ Host Sarah Mikutel is an American who's spent the last 7 years traveling around Europe and living and working abroad in Italy and the U.K. 🇺🇸 🇬🇧 🇮🇹

The Postcard Academy aims to help you get the most out of every vacation, and inspire you to set off on the journey of a lifetime ✈️ Each week, this travel show features people who packed up everything to start a new adventure in another part of the world 🌎 You'll learn how they did it, and get insider travel recommendations on the best food, nightlife, and cultural experiences in the most interesting places around the globe 🍴 💃 You'll also discover travel hacks to find cheap flights and travel deals, and hear personal expat stories that offer guidance on how to live, work, volunteer, and travel abroad ✌️ Host Sarah Mikutel is an American who's spent the last 7 years traveling around Europe and living and working abroad in Italy and the U.K. 🇺🇸 🇬🇧 🇮🇹
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The Postcard Academy aims to help you get the most out of every vacation, and inspire you to set off on the journey of a lifetime ✈️ Each week, this travel show features people who packed up everything to start a new adventure in another part of the world 🌎 You'll learn how they did it, and get insider travel recommendations on the best food, nightlife, and cultural experiences in the most interesting places around the globe 🍴 💃 You'll also discover travel hacks to find cheap flights and travel deals, and hear personal expat stories that offer guidance on how to live, work, volunteer, and travel abroad ✌️ Host Sarah Mikutel is an American who's spent the last 7 years traveling around Europe and living and working abroad in Italy and the U.K. 🇺🇸 🇬🇧 🇮🇹

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English


Episodes

Slovenia Guide: Traveling to Ljubljana, Lake Bled, and Beyond

12/7/2017
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Have you ever seen a photo so beautiful, you thought, “I’m going here.” I feel that way about Lake Bled in Slovenia, which is one of the six former socialist republics of Yugoslavia. This summer I traveled through a few of those other countries: Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, and Montegro, but I ran out of time to see Slovenia. Now I’m kicking myself because, increasingly, stunning photos of this hidden gem are cropping up everywhere. That’s it. In 2018, I’m making a trip happen! So I called...

Duration: 00:57:37


What to Eat in Istanbul and Beyond

11/30/2017
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After last week’s conversation with Artful Baker author Cenk Sönmezsoy, I wanted to dive a little deeper into Turkish food, so I contacted Robyn Eckhart, author of the new book: Istanbul and Beyond, named one of this fall’s top 10 cookbooks by Publisher’s Weekly. Robyn writes about food and travel in Asia and Europe for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Lonely Planet, and other publications. She also publishes the award-winning food blog EatingAsia with her husband, photographer...

Duration: 00:48:04


Turkish Delight: An Interview with Artful Baker Author Cenk Sönmezsoy

11/23/2017
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Happy Thanksgiving to all the American listeners! If you haven’t made dessert yet, check out The Artful Baker, the most luscious baking book you’ll ever feast your eyes on. In today’s episode, I talk to its author, Cenk Sönmezsoy, an award-winning blogger, photographer, and food stylist based in İstanbul. We chat about the success of his 11-year-old food blog, Cafe Fernando; why he’s obsessed with the Golden Girls; Dolce & Gabbana requesting a brownie recipe; travel inspirations; foods...

Duration: 00:36:07


Hipster London: An Interview with Emoji Expert Jeremy Burge 😎

11/16/2017
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We’re exploring hipster London with Jeremy Burge. Since moving to London from Australia a few years ago, Jeremy has turned a side-project creating an emoji dictionary into a full-time career. Today, Emojipedia gets about 25 million visits a month 🎉 Jeremy’s part of the secret squad that makes the rules about which emojis are available to us. We have a fun conversation about the evolution of emojis, and World Emoji Day 📅, which he invented (this year the Empire State Building’s lights...

Duration: 00:48:19


Paris Guide: Where to Shop, Eat, and Drink with Lindsey Tramuta

11/7/2017
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Bestselling author and Paris resident Lindsey Tramuta says that for a time, Paris had become prisoner to its own grand history. While chefs and artists in other countries innovated, Paris rested on its laurels, serving up mediocre food and experiences to tourists seeking a cliche. In this episode of the Postcard Academy, I talk to Lindsey about her book, ‘The New Paris.’ 🇫🇷 Lindsey’s book champions the creative class that’s rejecting complacency. Inspired by the creativity they see in...

Duration: 00:45:01


What to Eat in Rome & Where to Find the Best Food

10/31/2017
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When in Rome, of course you need to order pasta and pizza. But there’s also street food and a blossoming cocktail culture to try. Food and drink expert Katie Parla, a Jersey girl based in Rome, provides a fascinating crash course on the history of Roman cuisine in her cookbook Tasting Rome (her friend Mario Batali wrote the foreword). On this episode, Katie explains Rome’s rich culinary history, and shares insider advice on what to eat in Rome, as well as where to find the best...

Duration: 00:43:48


How to Find the Cheapest Flights and Travel Deals

10/24/2017
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At 18, Cristal Dyer left Australia on her first solo trip, venturing to South America where she volunteered for a year. Since then, she's become a full-time traveler. She shared her secrets to finding the cheapest flights and other travel deals with the Postcard Academy. In this episode, you’ll learn how to find and take advantage of error fares (and what these mistake fares actually are); the best sites to find cheap airfare; where to book accommodation to rack up free nights; ideas to...

Duration: 00:43:44


Traveling to Dublin: What to Do, Eat, Buy (and Drink!)

10/17/2017
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For years, Dublin’s Irish charm kept tempting back Italian freelance food journalist Veruska Anconitano. First she stayed for a few days, then a week, a month. Finally, in 2007 she and her husband left Rome permanently to live in Ireland’s vibrant capital city. In this episode of the Postcard Academy, we hear Veruska's top insider recommendations on what to do in Dublin, as well as where to eat, shop, and go out at night when you travel to Dublin. Links to all of Veruska’s Irish...

Duration: 00:28:03