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GTPP Episode 18 – Queensland Travel Tips: Beaches, Outback Adventures, and Hidden Gems

In episode 18 of the Global Travel Planning Podcast, join us on a journey to Queensland, Australia, with special guest Melissa Delaware, the editor, owner, and face of the Queensland travel guide website. Melissa shares her expert knowledge of Queensland and offers practical tips for anyone planning a trip to this iconic region. Together, Tracy …

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GTPP Episode 17 – Google Maps Travel Hacks with Michelle Chang

In episode 17 of the Global Travel Planning Podcast, Tracy Collins chats with guest Michelle Chang from the Intentional Travelers website. Michelle shares her wealth of knowledge on how to make full use of Google Maps for trip planning and navigation. From finding lesser-known places to using search filters, street views, and reviews, Michelle’s expertise …

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GTPP Episode 16 – Exploring New Zealand by Van: Insider Tips and Must-Visit Destinations with Abigail Hannah

In episode 16 of the Global Travel Planning Podcast, I chat with Abigail Hannah, the knowledgeable and passionate podcaster from Aotearoa Adventures. Together, we unravel the secrets of exploring New Zealand by van, from practical considerations and must-visit destinations to expert tips for a memorable journey. Abigail shares her top month-long itinerary that spans both …

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GTPP Episode 15 – Insider’s Guide for First-Time Visitors to Singapore

In episode 15 of the Global Travel Planning Podcast, join me on a journey through the stunning city of Singapore with my expert guest, Paula Barnes.  Together, we explore the top things to do in Singapore for first-time visitors, sharing insightful tips on must-visit locations, cultural experiences, wildlife adventures, and even the best spots for …

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Bali Botanica Day Spa [Ubud] Review

Who doesn’t enjoy a spa day?  We have been fortunate to visit the Bali Botanica Day Spa several times during our trips to Bali. In this article, we share our experiences of the Bali Botanica Day Spa (including photos) and the various treatments we have enjoyed. Overview The Bali Botanica Day Spa was opened in …

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GTPP Episode 14 – Visiting Japan: Top Tips for First-Time Travellers

In episode 14 of the Global Travel Planning Podcast, Tracy brings you invaluable tips for first-time visitors to Japan. Based on her three-week trip to Japan and notes from her travels, Tracy shares practical advice on navigating airports, transportation, accommodations, food, etiquette, and more. From the importance of learning some Japanese phrases to the convenience …

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