Travel Agent Interview
Summary: Megan Chapa interviews some of the most interesting people on earth - Travel Agents! The Travel Agent Interview showcases expert Travel Agents and their experiences though story. They are experts in particular styles of travel, regions or demographics. Episodes are short but packed with information, laughs, and intrigue. You will want to break out your passport and go after hearing these gems! Looking for an expert? Contact Megan Chapa - she knows the Pros!
Stephanie Scott is an avid cyclist and traveler. Her specialty is bike and barge tours (think smaller river cruise ships) through Europe! At 20 miles a day, and options for non-riders alike, this could be the perfect active and relaxing vacation for couples that can't agree. Once announced these trips sell out in days - listen or see the show notes to contact Stephanie about her up coming charter trips at http://travelagentinterview.comSpecial Guest: Stephanie Scott.Links: Google Translate — Web based version of the invaluable Google Translate App. Download App for best experience traveling. XE Currency — The website version of the app. Download the App for quick conversions while shopping, haggling, or buying a pint abroad. Rides With GPS — Website version of the GPS App designed just for Bicyclists. Plan your next trip and get play by play instructions while riding.
From a young age Judy's parents and grandparent's instilled a sense of awe and exploration of her faith through pilgrimage. Straight from her honeymoon (read first pilgrimage) Judy and her husband have been planning thoughtful and inspiring pilgrimages for her clients. If you are looking to deepen your faith or appreciation of holy sites this is the travel agent for you.Special Guest: Judith Romera Yirsa.Links: St. Christopher's Mission Travel — This is Judith's webpage. If you have interest in pilgrimages or religious travel Judith is the travel agent for you. Fatima Pilgrimage with Video — As describe in the podcast, this is the Fatima pilgrimage for 2018. It is newly renamed as the Marian Pilgrimage. MARIAN PILGRIMAGE 2018: JUNE 2018 St. Christopher Mission Travel is proud to offer a group pilgrimage to Portugal, Spain and France. Many hours have gone into picking out not only the route for this trip, but also careful examination has gone into each stop. My wish is to make this a truly devotional journey paying homage to Our Lady while seeing all of the sacred sites in which she appeared, as well as other Holy Shrines, all the while taking in the surrounding culture of each country by experiencing a taste of its regional foods and arts. Below you will find a detailed itinerary of this extraordinary trip, as well as a list of of inclusions and exclusions. Pilgrims will have the opportunity to arrange their own flights if they so desire, however flights can be booked for you upon request. Space is limited, so please do not hesitate to reserve your place on this momentous excursion! THIS GROUP TOUR WILL INCLUDE: Hotel accommodations All breakfasts and dinners All city taxes Transportation in an air-conditioned bus Transportation via rail system from Lourdes to Paris Road tolls English speaking guide Entrance fees to all shrines and monuments An accompanying Priest to guide us on our spiritual journey CozyPhones Kids Headphones — Cozyphones: SUPER COMFORTABLE KIDS HEADPHONES - with ultra-thin 1/8" speakers and durable braided cable. These earphones are a great alternative for kids who hate earbuds, struggle with bulky over the ear headphones or have sensory issues or SPD. Lightweight, comfortable, washable headband with adjustable, removable speakers provide the perfect fit.
Ciao Bella was created by Anita Pagliasso, owner of Ticket To Travel. Together, Sharon and Anita plan trips for this exclusive ladies travel club. Listen for fun, friends and good food! Don't have a friend to accompany you or share a room with. Ciao Bella will try to pair you with an agreeable gal!Special Guest: Sharon Oldham.Links: Ciao Bella Getaway Club — A travel club exclusively for women travelers Designed specifically for all women who enjoy travel. Our getaways, retreats, events, and tours will encompass the adventure and excitement of travel while alleviating the stresses of traveling alone. Ideal for those who don’t like paying single supplements because, whenever possible, we’ll match you with a roommate. Wonderful for mothers, daughters, sisters, cousins, and girlfriends who want to spend time together. Perfect for all women. Ciao Bella Facebook Page — Why an all-woman travel club? At Ciao Bella Getaway Club we believe that travel offers a unique way for a woman to experience self-fulfillment and personal empowerment. We want to provide a safe, supportive environment for women travelers. Women blossom when they leave behind the expectations of their everyday lives to meet the challenge of adventure with the support and enthusiasm of other women. Bagallini Everywhere Cross Body Bag — One great example of a Bagallini bag. This cross body bag is the right size for day trip travel and has good pockets to access the things you want to keep on top!
Megan and Sharon talk language learning options. Then Sharon gives her history as an educator that lead to her learning Italian and joining the travel industry. Listeners will crack up at her sleepy client's mistake and never order spaghetti and meatballs!Special Guest: Sharon Oldham.Links: Ticket To Italy — Sharon Oldham's website. You will get lost in it dreaming about Italy. Better just call her. Tell her your hopes and dreams for a trip to Italy. She will make them come true! Learn With Oliver — Daily Learning on email or on their website! Impariamo Italiano — https://www.facebook.com/impariamoitaliano One of Sharon's FB favorites for a daily dose of Italian. Transparent — Free email based language learning resource. Paroladelgiorno — Word of the day resource online and on Facebook for learning Italian. Learn Italian with Lucrezia — Language tips and a fun blog all about Italy and learning Italian. Duolingo — Free language learning FOREVER. Fun and fast exercises and games to make learning a language fun!
Megan and the Quimbys talk RFID wallets before cussing and discussing the 24hr decision for Kim to pursue a career as a travel agent. Keith shortly followed Kim into a career filled with exciting trips around the world golfing the best courses, fine dining and friendship! Special Guest: Kim and Keith Quimby.Links: Kim & Keith Quimby's Website Double K Travel — This is The Quimby's business page where you can see their current promotions and picture or their adventures! Ladies RFID Wallet — This is a large RFID blocking wallet/clutch. Classic leather style in many colors. RFID Wallet With Passport Slot — Leather RFID wallet with slot for passport in 7 colors. Slim RFID Sleeves FUN Patterns! — Secure in Style RFID Blocking Sleeves, 10 Credit Card & 2 Passport Protectors
Megan and Matthew talk River Cruising. Matthew makes a surprise announcement about his latest charter Amazon river cruise for May 2018. http://www.matt.travel/Peru.html We also discover that Matthew is VERY adventurous when it comes to trying new food (this time in Japan). He came on the show to talk River Cruising but you might just decide to call him for an adventure in Japan too!Special Guest: Matthew Wahlgren.Links: Matthew Wahlgren's Website — Visit Matthew's website to learn more about his travel offerings and latest charter trips. Amazon River Cruise Peru — River Cruise on an intimate adventure on the Amazon with Matthew Wahlgren as your tour leader. This is a chartered ship and space is limited. This cruise is expected to sell out quickly. MyPostcard — Send postcards from anywhere in the world only $1.99! Just remember to save your addresses to your contacts before you leave. Don't leave grandma hanging - send her a picture you took yourself with some assurance you are where you said you would be!