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Taking care of your mind and body is very important when you travel. That is why I invited Tangia Renee, the host of The Skin You’re In Podcast on the show. The Skin You’re In is a podcast about demystifying all things wellness, health, and fitness for women to love their bodies, prioritize their wellness, and finally feel incredible in their own skin.

Tangia Renee is a women’s empowerment speaker, Certified Personal Trainer and coach. She helps women prioritize self-care and break up with diet culture. In this episode, we chat bout travel and wellness – how to set intentions for your wellness on a trip and ways to better manage your money.

Want to save more for travel? Save your spare change with Digit.

In this episode we cover:

  • What to do on vacation to stay healthy
  • Things to pack for your wellness
  • How to not go over board
  • Should you workout or not

Connect with Tangia Renee

Website: https://www.tangiarenee.com

Podcast: The Skin You’re In Podcast

Facebook: @theskinyoureinpodcast

Instagram: @SkinYoureInPod

How do you maintain your health and wellness on the road?


If you enjoyed this episode and want to learn more about why having a travel fund is important, check out Episode 2: Why You Need a Travel Fund.

Also, use Digit to save even more money towards your next trip. Sign up today and get $5!

Why travel bloggers should go to TBEX with Christopher Rudder from Rudderless Travel.

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In this episode, Christopher Rudder from Rudderless Travel and I talk about our takeaways from TBEX, why we decided to attend, our favorite break out sessions and tips for attending the conference. TBEX is a travel blogging conference and networking event for travel bloggers, online travel journalists, media content creators, travel brands and industry professionals.

Resources Mentioned:

Connect with Christopher Rudder

Website: https://www.rudderlesstravel.com

YouTube: @christopherrudder

Facebook: @rudderless.travel

Instagram: @rudderless_trvl

Twitter: @rudderless_trvl

Pinterest: @rudderless_trvl


If you enjoyed this episode, listen to Episode 8: FinCon First Timer Insights.

Also, join my Financially Savvy Travelers community on Facebook. This is where I offer more money tips, deals, travel advice and more.

Grab a copy of my Iceland travel guide – Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure.

Sign up for Digit and start saving your spare change.

Get the best flight deals with Thrifty Traveler Premium and Dollar Flight Club.

Pacifica's History by the Pacifica Historical Society

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In this episode hear from the Pacifica Historical Society at the Little Brown Church in Pacifica, California. From mammoth fossils to the site where Europeans first saw the San Francisco Bay to the restoration of the Ocean Shore Railroad Car which ran from 1905-1920, learn about Pacifica’s rich and colorful history. A special thank you to Patricia Kremer for the tour of the museum’s exhibits.

Want to visit Pacifica? Here are some of the best things to do in Pacifica, California.

Other Resources

Read my Iceland travel guide – Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure.

Sign up for Digit, one of my favorite money-saving apps which helps you save your spare change. Here’s $5 to get started using my referral code.


Disney vs Universal which Orlando theme park is better?
Is Disney better than Universal?

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Should you go to Disney World or Universal? After visiting both Universal Studios Orlando and Disney World, in this episode, we compare our experiences at each theme park and share the pros and cons.

In this episode we cover:

  • The differences between Disney and Universal.
  • The extra costs that they don’t tell you about in advance.
  • The must-see attractions at each theme park.
  • The rides you should avoid.
  • Things we disliked about each theme park.
  • Why you should visit both and come up with your own conclusion.

Want more Disney tips? Listen to Episode 36: Avatar Flight of Passage where we chat about if this ride was worth the two-hour wait or not.


Looking for more ways to save money for an epic trip to Disney or Universal? I recommend using the Digit app which helps you save your spare change automatically. Use my referral code and get $5 for starting today.

Want to walk behind a waterfall or touch a glacier tongue? See why Iceland is my favorite travel destination by grabbing a copy of my new book Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure!

Was Disney's Avatar Flight of Passage worth it?

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In this episode we share our experience riding the Avatar Flight of Passage ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for the first time. From things to bring with you to make the wait more manageable to our first impressions of the ride, learn why this is one of our favorite rides at Disney despite the long wait time.

In this episode we cover:

  • Why Avatar Flight of Passage was worth the two-hour wait.
  • How this ride is realistic and immersive.
  • The visually entertaining things to see while waiting on line.
  • Our favorite things about this ride.

Tips for Disney’s Avatar Flight of Passage ride:

  • Get to Animal Kingdom when the park opens at rope drop.
  • Plan to ride Avatar Flight of Passage first thing in the morning.
  • Check attraction wait times on the Walt Disney World app available on both Android and iOS Devices.
  • Get a Disney FastPass+ to skip the standby line.
  • Don’t get discouraged by the long zigzagging lines.
  • Bring a refillable water bottle and hydrate – there’s a water bottle refill station toward the middle of the line.
  • Bring a small backpack and pack snacks and a portable cell phone charger.

Next Listen to Episode 37: Disney vs. Universal Studios.

Looking to save money for a Disney trip? I recommend using the Digit app which helps you save your spare change automatically. Use my referral code and get $5 to get started.

Planning a trip to Iceland? Grab a copy of my Iceland travel guide here.

Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure is an Iceland travel guide for planning an affordable and culturally enriching trip to Iceland.

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Despite Iceland being an expensive travel destination, there are plenty of ways to save money on your trip. In this episode, I share an excerpt from my Iceland travel guide Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure. Follow along by reading pages 40 to 43. Tips include making the most out of happy hour specials in Reykjavík, why you should avoid using bottles of water (drink from the tap) and how visiting off-season can save you money in Iceland.

About Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure

Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure was the #1 New Release in Iceland & Greenland Travel on Amazon in August and September 2019.

From what to pack to things to do in Iceland, this travel guide shares how to plan an affordable, adventurous, and culturally enriching trip to Iceland.

Written with black women in mind, it also encourages black women and other people of color to visit Iceland and experience Iceland’s incredible landscape, unique foods, and rich culture.

Order my Iceland travel guide here.


Next listen to Episode 29: Tips for Exploring Iceland’s Golden Circle.

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Building Wealth and Moving Abroad with Damien Peters Founder of Wealth Noir
Create a wealthy lifestyle where you travel in a way that makes sense with your wealth goals – Damien Peters

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The recording of this episode was sponsored by NEFE at #FinCon19.

Damien Peters is a personal finance nerd and former Facebook Product Manager who started Wealth Noir to help others build wealth and gain financial freedom. He actively invests in stocks and enjoys real estate investing. Damien currently lives in Valencia, Spain with his wife and 2-year-old son.

In this episode we cover:

  • What it means to build wealth and why it is important.
  • Why Damien chose to move to Valencia, Spain with his family.
  • The factors he considered when picking a location to move abroad including healthcare, cost of living, average temperature, political economy, safety, and more.
  • How moving abroad has helped him build wealth.
  • Recommended resources for those thinking about moving abroad and becoming an expat.
Damien Peters Founder of Wealth Noir and Danielle Desir Founder of The Thought Card
Live recording with Damien at FinCon!

Resources Mentioned:

Wealthfront

M1 Finance

Betterment

What is a Robo-Advisor and Why I Love Them

Choosing Your Expat Country

Connect with Damien Peters:

Website: https://www.wealthnoir.com/

Facebook: @wealthnoir

Instagram: @wealthnoir

Instagram (personal): therealmrpeters

Twitter: @wealthnoir

Pinterest: @wealthnoir


If you enjoyed this episode, listen to Episode 12: Emigrating to the USA with Kylie Neuhaus and Episode 22: Moving Abroad after 30 with Frantzces Lys.

Want to visit Iceland? Grab a copy of my Iceland travel guide here!