Episodes

Episode 48: City of Possibilities

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss cities they each want to visit, someday, and have never managed to yet. Gail’s someday cities Montreal, Canada Bangkok, Thailand (Gail and Piper are planning to go together in fall of 2022! Check out the planning episodes on 20 Minute Delay) Tokyo, Japan Wellington, New Zealand Piper’s someday...

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Episode 47: Thailand – The Planning Stage

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake are planning travel to Thailand, together! They share some of their planning stage thoughts. Where has Gail been? Gail went into a 2 week self-quarantine for family reasons and made the best of it as a writing retreat.  Going to a remote, rural location was a nice change of...

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Episode 46: Travel Memories and Keepsakes

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss the kinds of keepsakes and souvenirs they like to gather in their travels. Souvenirs: Piper’s favorite keepsakes: Pressed pennies Collector coins Fountain Pens Jewelry Gail’s favorite keepsakes: Weird regional foods or candies with unique flavors Interesting scarves Locally printed, locally published history books of a place Jewelry What...

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Episode 45: Village Memories

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss a few of the villages, small towns, and rural places of their travels and why the love them. Where have you been? Piper went on a socially distanced getaway! Road trip with Corbin to Getaway House for a tiny cabin and camp site glamping week with private bathrooms...

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Episode 44: Food That Travels To You

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss their favorite foods to order, so that it comes to each of them. * new episode! Food That Travels Piper’s must obtain: Instant packs of โจ๊ก (Thai Jok, rice porridge) from Thailand พริกป่น (Thai Prik Bon, Thai Roasted Chili Powder) from Piper’s stepmother Plant seeds for ผักบุ้ง (Thai...

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Episode 43: City of Dreams

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss cities they would love to return to and why. * new episode! Cities of Dreams Piper would like to return to: Tokyo, Japan Wellington, New Zealand London, UK Gail would like to return to: Strasbourg, France Cusco, Peru Barcelona, Spain Gadgets! On her trip to Wellington, New Zealand,...

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Episode 42: Listening to other Podcasts About Travel

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake share podcasts they listen to about travel or while traveling. * new episode! Where have you been? Piper went somewhere! *gasp* Exercising caution and following social distancing considerations for maximum safety. Writing research trip to Deception Pass in Washington state. Key tidbit: Gail and Piper are bereft and will...

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Episode 41: Nightmare Hotels

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake share their most horrific hotel experiences. * new episode! Nightmare Hotels Piper shares her worst day job biz trip experience with a hotel and shares an important lesson learned about what to do when the hotel isn’t ensuring your safety. She also shares her worst experience at a writerly...

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Episode 40: Train Stories

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss train travel memories through the years. * new episode! Train Stories Piper has very contrasting train adventure memories. First, she shares her impressions of a childhood overnight train trip in Thailand, traveling with family from Bangkok to Northern Thailand. Then, she shares college late night train rides to...

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Episode 39: Road Trip Memories

Gail Carriger and Piper J. Drake discuss favorite road trip memories. * new episode! Road Trip Memories Road trips are a big thing for Gail and she has many memories of various road trip memories. Shout out the Carmen.  Piper grew up with a lot of family road trips and tended to visit her friends...

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