Month: August 2020

Episode 37: Movies That Call Us to Places

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss movies that give a strong sense of place.

* new episode!

What do Gail and Piper think of when they bring up movies that give them a sense of place?

Gail thought of movies with an upbeat, positive ambiance because that’s what she loves.

Piper thought of places that she wanted to visit after watching particular movies.

Both Gail and Piper have lived in different parts of the US and for a time, in different parts of the world, and they have “heart homes” – places they can imagine themselves living in and not just visiting.

Movie Shout Outs! 

At the top of both Piper and Gail’s lists (without planning) is:

Under the Tuscan Sun for Tuscany region in Italy

Gail also recommended:

Crazy Rich Asians for Singapore

ด้ายแดงซีรีส์ (Until We Meet Again) Thai drama series for Thailand

* Gail has a password protected recommendation list of boy’s love dramas for those interested

Piper also recommended:

ผู้ชายให้เช่า (Boy for Rent) Thai drama series for Thailand

บุพเพสันนิวาส (Love Destiny) Thai drama series for historic Thailand

* recommend including the search terms “eng sub” for English subtitles

Heart Homes

For Gail, her heart homes are:

  • Como lake/Tuscany region, Italy
  • Singapore
  • Strasbourg, France

For Piper, her heart homes are:

  • Thailand, near Chonburi
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Tokyo, Japan

Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks! 

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Episode 36: In Flight Entertainment

Retrieved from the Repository: a lost episode has been recovered for our listeners in which Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discussed in-flight entertainment choices.

*This episode was recorded in 2017, prior to the current travel advisories and restrictions.

Where have you been? 

Piper had traveled to the Princeton area for day job and it was relatively freezing as compared to where she lived, at the time, in the Phoenix, AZ area. She encountered a mysterious crate that reminded her of the Predators movie.

Main Topic: In-Flight Entertainment

Gail and Piper cry watching movies, tv shows, even commercials. They both prefer streaming services for their video entertainment. 

Both Piper and Gail use their phones to listen to podcasts.

The two of them discuss the pros and cons of in-flight WiFi and whether it’s worth it to them.

Gadgets! 

Gail – iPad and Amazon Prime Video (http://amzn.to/2Ak0PeY) plus a Kindle Oasis for reading.

Piper – mini iPad and Drama Fever, Viki (https://www.viki.com/roku) Crunchy Roll / VRV (https://vrv.co/). Writing with a bluetooth keyboard paired with her mini iPad.

*DramaFever is no longer available.

Shout Outs

Legend of Korra

Feast of Fiction – https://www.youtube.com/user/feastoffiction

Yuri on Ice

Special thanks to Kelly for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening. Travel smart. Pack the snacks!

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