BMT 69: Ask Jackie Session 4 – Toilets, Laundry, Flight Insurance, Oh My!

Ask Jackie

It’s back! This is the best Ask Jackie session yet, as it stems from our recent LIVE Q&A from the BMT Community group on Facebook. Join me as I answer questions about toilets overseas, washing your laundry, travel credit cards, flight insurance, movies, crazy experiences, packing, food, RTW travel, and much more. Use the guide below to reference the questions you are most interested in, or stay for the whole show, I promise you’ll learn something.

Ask Jackie Session 4 Show Notes

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Ask Jackie QUESTIONS:
4:27 – Toilets! A big concern is finding a bathroom relatively quickly if need be. Is this silly?
6:52 – Do you travel with guidebooks?
8:11 – Have you ever worked while traveling (like hostels, teaching, etc)? Which type of job would you recommend?
Links: Episode 5 – Workaway, Episode 24 – Finding Jobs Abroad
10:30 – I’m not sure where or how to go about doing laundry on a trip. Any tips on keeping clothing fresh while on the road?
12:48 – Are there any specific credit cards you would recommend for using oversees?
Links: How to Avoid Fees with Credit Cards OverseasHow to Set Up a Charles Schwab Bank Account and Avoid ATM Fees Anywhere, Episode 47 – How to Access Money Overseas
15:21 – My question is about meeting other people on the road. Any ideas?
Links: Where to Eat in Rome According to Locals
17:52 – When you travel do you do many adventure sports, and do those drive any travel plans?
Links: My packing list for the year
19:52 – What movies have inspired you to travel?
Links: 180 South – watch on YouTube, The Geography of Bliss
21:53 – What American snacks and foods do you miss the most when you travel?
22:44 – Is there anything you turn to when you’re feeling homesick? a long run, a familiar movie or book, etc?
23:44 – What’s your favorite way to get to know a new place or culture?
24:56 – What’s the “craziest” thing you’ve done while traveling?
26:38 – How do you feel about trip insurance for individual flights?
Links: Death Trains, Yellow Fever, Red Flags (my Brazil story)
30:56 – How do you buy flights when consistently traveling?
34:05 – What do you look at when you’re doing solo podcasts? Are you just looking at your wall?
 

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