30 | Travel Journalling and Other Ways to Savour Your Trip
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This week, Sophie joins me on the podcast for Part 2 of our travel discussion. We talk about the joys of travel journalling, sharing ideas for fun things to include in your journal, as well as other ways to make the most out of a trip. Sophie and I both love to experience the local cuisine and culture as much as possible, as well as shop for special mementos to bring back for friends, family and ourselves.
Listen to hear our best tips for travel journalling and other ideas for making the most of your holiday.
- 01:08 - Jump for Joys! Find out what's been making Miranda and Sophie happy lately.
- 04:18 - From Our Listeners - Sophie and Miranda share feedback and interesting remarks from T&T listeners.
- 07:23 - Miranda introduces the main discussion.
- 08:00 - Ideas for keeping a travel journal.
- 13:53 - Experiencing the local cuisine and culture.
- 18:10 - Reading books set in the area in which you're holidaying.
- 19:40 - A suggestion for solo travelling.
- 22:14 - The types of mementos Sophie and Miranda like to buy.
- 24:30 - Tips for making the return from a trip as stress-free as possible.
- 26:50 - Culture Corner! Find out the recent Tea & Tattle cultural favourites.
- The Zetter Hotel, where Miranda is having her 'staycation.'
- Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler.
- New Boy by Tracy Chevalier.
- Part 1 of our Travel Tips.
- Geneva's video guide on travel journalling.
- Air BnB experiences.
- Daunt Books, a fabulous travel bookshop in London.
- CITIx60 series.
- Elizabeth Bard (you can read Miranda's interview with her here).
- Twin Peaks, The Return.
- Find us on Instagram: Sophie (@sophie_perdita); Miranda (@mirandasnotebook and @mirandasbookcase).
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Travel journalling has a therapeutic quality.
- Miranda and Sophie
Thank you so much for listening and being a part of Tea & Tattle podcast. As always, we love to hear your thoughts, so please let us know:
Do you like to keep a travel journal? What do you include in yours? Do you have any tips for making the return home any less arduous?
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