1. The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Tour Guide (The Balance) 2. How to Become a Tour Guide (Thrillist) 3. The Best Tour Guides Around the World (National Geographic) 4. How to Make Money as a Tour Guide (The Muse) 5. 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Tour Guide (G Adventures) 6. 10 Tips for Tour Guides to Make Their Tours Memorable (Travel and Leisure) 7. 10 Reasons to Become a Tour Guide (The Culture Trip) 8. Tour Guide Training – What You Need to Know (Tour Guide Academy) 9. Tour Guide Video: How to Become a Tour Guide (Travel and Adventure) 10. Tour Guide Interview: What It’s Like to Be a Tour Guide (Travel and Adventure)
Today, we're back with our guide series and we are super excited to introduce you to Russ, one of our lovely tour guides in Osaka. If you are booking a tour with us in the city, make sure to request him. Hi Russ, can you tell
It's time for a super fun episode breaking down the top USA cities for travelers.The list is subjective and up for debate, so don't let it drive you bananas (you all have your favorite place for one reason or another).My biz partner, good buddy, and host of Extra Pack of Peanuts, Travis Sherry stops by to share his top USA cities for travelers.We broke up the 32 USA cities into two podcasts. In this episode, you'll hear each of our top 8 USA cities for travelers (so 1-8 for 16 cities!). Head over to the Extra Pack of Peanuts podcast for each of our rankings 9-16 (for another 16 cities!).Quick thank you to italki for supporting today’s show. Hook up with native speakers from around the world! Get a free lesson here (buy one, get one free).What you'll learn about the top USA cities for travelers:How moments can create a favorite placeHow to find magic in road tripsWhy it is fun to play tour guideWhere to go for the ultimate blend of humanityThe best place to check out Stripperoke (yes, that's a real thing!)How to avoid photo burnout in Northern CaliforniaWhy people want to stay in a bubbleThe key to the fluffiest scrambled eggs in the USAHow to like a city more and more each time you go (even if you want to hate it)Where the road ends at a big mountain view and a waterfall (think lord of the rings)How to find a place that works with your lifestyle the bestAnd much more!Resources mentioned:italkiLocation IndieLocation Indie PodcastExtra Pack of PeanutsExtra Pack of Peanuts PodcastHumans Of New YorkMoosewoodTop 10 Road Trips- Extra Pack of Peanuts PodcastHow To Become A Car Camping Superstar- Zero To Travel PodcastBroken Compass BrewingDestination Diary- Colorado- Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Be sure to head over to the archives for more Zero To Travel Podcasts!
In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I speak with Andy Steves from Weekend Student Adventures Europe to find out how to travel Europe on a budget. Andy shares a ton of tips and advice on European travel, including how to plan the best itinerary for your trip, how to secure the cheapest flights, and which European cities shouldn't be missed. In this episode of the podcast, you will learn: The difference between traveling around Europe with your parents and on your own How to take a travel idea from an idea to a plan How Andy spotted the gap in the market for his business How to experience rather than just observe a new place What makes good tourism What tour guides and guide books lack (and how to get it) The biggest mistake people make when they travel to Europe How to find the cheapest flights in Europe How to decide which form(s) of transport to use when traveling around Europe Andy and Jason’s favorite train rides in Europe One way to get around visa requirements Andy’s top three off-the-beaten-track destinations in Europe Two of the more touristy European cities that are still worth visiting How to travel on a budget without sacrificing the experience Andy’s favorite travel books What Andy struggles to say "no" to when he’s traveling Resources Mentioned How To Quit Your Job and Travel The World! Location Indie The Paradise Pack Weekend Student Adventures Follow Weekend Student Adventures on Facebook | YouTube Airbnb Yelp Tripadvisor Rick Steve’s Europe Let’s Go Lonely Planet Skyscanner Cheapoair Kayak Eurail SBB.ch Shantaram For more travel podcast episodes, check out the Travel Podcasts Directory!
What’s the best way to see a new place? Without a doubt, by meeting the people who live there. I can't begin to explain how many amazing experiences I've had just because I ended up talking to a local.In this - the first episode in a two-part series - I talk with Travis and Heather Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts about the best ways to meet the locals when you're traveling.In this episode we share the first eight strategies you can use to get to know the people who live in the place you're visiting, so that you can get to know their culture, beliefs, and daily life.To hear the final eight strategies, listen to part 2!In this episode you’ll learn:How to travel to increase your chance of having interesting interactions with localsWhere to stay to meet localsWhat to eat to meet localsWhy you should use public transportWhat activities to do to meet localsHow Travis and Heather changed a man’s life by hiring him as a tour guideWhy being a lost tourist is a great opportunityWhy to avoid chains while you’re travelingResources Mentioned:16 Ways To Meet Locals - Part 2Extra Pack of PeanutsExtra Pack of Peanuts podcastAirBnBGowithOhPodcast interview with Colin WrightPodcast episode on volunteeringTop 10 Things to Do in Siem Reap, CambodiaCouchsurfingEatWithLocation IndiePhoto credit: Peter Halling HilborgThe post 16 Ways To Meet Locals – Part 1 : Zero To Travel Podcast appeared first on Zero to Travel.
Our group is enjoying a refreshing dip in the vivid blue waters of a cenote in the Puerto Morelos area — roughly one hour from Cancun’s Hotel Zone — when a tour guide from Cenotes Zapote Prehistoric Park emerges from a platform above and shouts: “Do you want to know what was found in this…more ›
There are four things that Belfast is famous for, our tour guide tells us. Firstly, that big ship that made it out of the city 'just fine', the HBO TV show, Game of Thrones, a 'colourful' political past called ‘The Troubles’ and a world-renowned celebrity footballer. Luckily for us visitors, you can actually experience each of these four pulls to Northern Ireland's capital through Belfast tours. While the Titanic ship herself is not in Belfast obviously, her story is told over the nine floors of the impressive £100 million Titanic Belfast and the SS Nomadic Belfast, which carried the first
Travel agents from Belgium and the Netherlands with Megan O'Shea, Tourism Ireland (left); and tour guide Valeria Betti (right), at Clonmacnoise. A group of Belgian and Dutch travel agents has been exploring the island of