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PT055: Tips for a Travel Novice with Nick Ponzo [R]

Released Wednesday, 16th December 2015
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PT055: Tips for a Travel Novice with Nick Ponzo [R]

PT055: Tips for a Travel Novice with Nick Ponzo [R]

Wednesday, 16th December 2015
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Are you new to travel? Wanting to plan your first trip, but aren't sure where to start? Travel novices, fear not! We are here to help. Fred and Jeremy are joined by their long-time friend, Nick Ponzo, as they give him advice on planning his trip to Boston. Get the how-to's on planning, packing, and other basics to get you started on your journey.

In This Episode

  • Who is Nick Ponzo?

  • Just start the process

  • Buy tickets and/or luggage

  • How do you buy tickets?

  • Layovers & flight times

  • Basic packing points: Carry on!

  • Basic TSA Requirements

  • Do laundry when you travel

  • Stay in city center

  • Walking, public transportation & Uber

  • Word to the Wise

  • Meet Ponzo

  • How did you decide to go on this trip?

  • Biggest travel fear

  • Where would you go if you could travel more?

  • Now a Tortuga traveler!

  • Ponzo's Word to the Wise

People On This Episode

Links from This Episode

  • Hipmunk - Website for finding cheap flights and hotels

  • Packsmith - Check out our blog for tons of packing tips and lists

  • Airbnb - Find great deals on accommodation rentals; rent apartments or homes instead of hotels

  • Uber - App for finding taxis or private cars

Word to the Wise

  • Jeremy: 1Writer - Plain text editor for your phone; Jeremy claims it as the best nvAlt companion

  • Fred: Alfred - Alternative to Spotlight; search for files, create shortcuts to websites, and so much more

  • Ponzo: Plex - Online streaming and sharing for media

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