Teachers To Travelers

Jerrod Pickering

Embark on a journey with 'Teachers to Travelers' podcast, your go-to guide for all things travel. Join us as we explore captivating destinations, share insider travel tips and tricks, demystify the world of cruises and all-inclusives, and provide honest reviews and recommendations for travel-related products. Whether you're a seasoned globetrotter or a first-time explorer, our podcast is your passport to a world of adventure, tailored for the busy traveler in you. Pack your bags and let's wander together! Feel free to become one of our patreons at: https://patreon.com/TeacherstoTravelersTV?utm read less
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Rome's Allure and the Vatican's Shadow
1w ago
Rome's Allure and the Vatican's Shadow
Description: In this episode, Jerrod discusses his alternate viewpoint of Rome and Vatican City, focusing on the crowds, commercialism, and apparent hypocrisy he observed. He shares his experiences of the immense crowds in Rome and the challenges of navigating popular tourist sites. He also talks about the abundance of vendors selling similar trinkets and advises listeners to shop around for the best prices. Jerrod then delves into his observations of the Vatican City, including the wealth displayed in the museum and the restrictions on photography in the Sistine Chapel. He expresses his discomfort with the amount of money centered in a Christian church and questions the motivations behind the restrictions. The episode ends with an invitation for listeners to share their thoughts and upcoming topics for future episodes. Takeaways: Rome and Vatican City can be crowded, especially during peak tourist seasons. There is a significant amount of commercialism in Rome, with many vendors selling similar trinkets. Prices for souvenirs can vary widely, so it's important to shop around for the best deals. The Vatican Museum displays a significant amount of wealth, which may be uncomfortable for some visitors. Photography is restricted in the Sistine Chapel due to a deal made with an outside company for restoration funding. Connect with Host, Jerrod Pickering: Host: Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering jerrod@teacherstotravelers.com   Listen and Subscribe: Spotify- ⁠ https://open.spotify.com/show/0mX4hYGb6ZcLOYQNA3VqIk⁠   YouTube- ⁠ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTD8ozlpjm4-ouOVggbvMkQ⁠   Apple Music- ⁠ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teachers-to-travelers/id1743983138⁠   Amazon Prime Music- ⁠ https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/0da7f824-8435-46ba-9314-bf82dc06aeff/teachers-to-travelers⁠  Castbox- ⁠ https://castbox.fm/ch/6132701⁠  Facebook- ⁠ https://www.facebook.com/teacherstotravelers⁠  Website- ⁠ https://www.teacherstotravelers.com⁠  Episode Length: 21:20 Teachers to Travelers Podcast powered by Foerster Travel   Episode: Rome's Allure and the Vatican's Shadow Keywords: Rome, Vatican City, crowds, commercialism, hypocrisy, wealth, tourism, trinkets, prices, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, photography, restrictions
From Turbulence to Tranquility: Navigating the Friendly Skies
Jul 5 2024
From Turbulence to Tranquility: Navigating the Friendly Skies
Please consider supporting the show and earning free gifts for us a little as $2 a month. Become a supporter here: https://patreon.com/TeacherstoTravelersTV?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Description: Ally Murphy, a former flight attendant with 14 years of experience in the aviation industry, shares her insights on international air travel. She emphasizes the importance of being calm and kind to fellow passengers and flight attendants. She also suggests bringing personal comforts, such as snacks and activities for children, and staying hydrated during the flight. Ally advises against mixing alcohol and sleeping tablets, as it can lead to unpredictable behavior. She shares entertaining stories of passengers who acted out their dreams while under the influence of alcohol and sleeping medication. In this conversation, Ally Murphy, a former flight attendant, shares tips and insights on how to make the most of air travel. She discusses strategies for dealing with jet lag, including using melatonin, staying hydrated, and adjusting your eating schedule. Ally also emphasizes the importance of being kind and considerate to fellow passengers and flight attendants. She shares common pet peeves and offers advice on communication and courtesy while on a flight. Additionally, Ally talks about her podcast, 'The Red Eye,' where she shares entertaining and sometimes outrageous stories from her time as a flight attendant. Key Takeaways: Stay calm and give yourself plenty of time at the airport to avoid stress.Be kind and courteous to fellow passengers and flight attendants.Bring personal comforts and snacks for a more enjoyable flight.Avoid mixing alcohol and sleeping tablets to prevent unpredictable behavior. Use melatonin to help with jet lag, especially on long flightsStay hydrated during the flight to minimize the effects of jet lagAdjust your eating schedule to match the time of your destinationBe kind and considerate to fellow passengers and flight attendantsPractice good communication and courtesy while on a flightAlly Murphy's podcast, 'The Red Eye,' shares entertaining stories from her time as a flight attendant   Resources Mentioned: About Ally Murphy: Ally Murphy is an ex flight attendant, and travel industry expert. Her podcast The Red Eye, tells the outrageous, yet true stories of flight attendants and their passengers, both in the air and on their travels. Follow Ally and The Red Eye on Instagram, YouTube and TikTok -Ally Murphy's Website- ⁠ www.allymurphy.co.uk⁠ -The RedEye Podcast- ⁠ www.theredeyepod.com⁠   Connect with Host, Jerrod Pickering: Host: Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering jerrod@teacherstotravelers.com   Listen and Subscribe: Spotify- https://open.spotify.com/show/0mX4hYGb6ZcLOYQNA3VqIk⁠   YouTube- ⁠ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTD8ozlpjm4-ouOVggbvMkQ⁠   Apple Music- ⁠ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teachers-to-travelers/id1743983138⁠   Amazon Prime Music- ⁠ https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/0da7f824-8435-46ba-9314-bf82dc06aeff/teachers-to-travelers⁠   Castbox- ⁠ https://castbox.fm/ch/6132701⁠   Facebook- ⁠ https://www.facebook.com/teacherstotravelers⁠   Website- ⁠ https://www.teacherstotravelers.com⁠   Episode Length: 30:53
One Love: Diving Into the Heart of Jamaica
Jun 27 2024
One Love: Diving Into the Heart of Jamaica
Please consider supporting the show and earning free gifts for us a little as $2 a month. Become a supporter here: ⁠https://patreon.com/TeacherstoTravelersTV?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   One Love- Getting to the Heart of Jamaica   Description: In this episode, Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering, a travel advisor with Foerster Travel interviews Christopher Dobson with the Jamaica Tourist Board. A Jamaican native living in the United States as a representative of his country to the United States, Chris dives in to talk about what makes Jamaica so special and popular.   Key Takeaways: Tourism is the heart of Jamaican economyPeople are authentically friendlyUnique world influences on food & cultureSpecial places to visitWeatherHidden gems of Jamaica Connect with Host, Jerrod Pickering: Host: Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering jerrod@teacherstotravelers.com   Listen and Subscribe: Spotify- ⁠ https://open.spotify.com/show/0mX4hYGb6ZcLOYQNA3VqIk⁠   YouTube- ⁠ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTD8ozlpjm4-ouOVggbvMkQ⁠   Apple Music- ⁠ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teachers-to-travelers/id1743983138⁠   Amazon Prime Music- ⁠ https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/0da7f824-8435-46ba-9314-bf82dc06aeff/teachers-to-travelers⁠   Castbox- ⁠ https://castbox.fm/ch/6132701⁠   Facebook- ⁠ https://www.facebook.com/teacherstotravelers⁠   Website- ⁠ https://www.teacherstotravelers.com⁠    Episode Length: 39:03
Highlights of Northern Italy
Jun 21 2024
Highlights of Northern Italy
Please consider supporting the show and earning free gifts for us a little as $2 a month. Become a supporter here: ⁠https://patreon.com/TeacherstoTravelersTV?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink Description: In this episode, Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering interviews his daughter, Addison Pickering, in regards to the recent family trip in northern Italy.  This was a 10 day trip where the family visited 5 distinct areas in Northern Italy.  They cover their likes and dislikes and some of the lessons learned while traveling.  Cities Visited ParisRomeVeronaFlorenceVeniceCinque Terre ManarolaCornigliaVernazza Sites Visited Eiffel TowerColiseumPantheonRoman ForumSpanish StepsTrevi FountainCampo di FioriVatican Museum Sistine ChapelSt. Peter's Square and BasilicaJuliet's BalconyGrand Canal in VeniceSt. Mark's SquareDoge's PalaceIl Duomo Cathedral, Crypt, Tower and MuseumMedici ChapelDavid StatueUffizi Museum   Connect with Host, Jerrod Pickering: Host: Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering, a Travel Advisor with Foerster Travel jerrod@teacherstotravelers.com  https://foerstertravel.com/agents/jerrod-pickering/     Listen and Subscribe: Spotify- ⁠ https://open.spotify.com/show/0mX4hYGb6ZcLOYQNA3VqIk⁠   YouTube- ⁠ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTD8ozlpjm4-ouOVggbvMkQ⁠   Apple Music- ⁠ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teachers-to-travelers/id1743983138⁠   Amazon Prime Music- ⁠ https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/0da7f824-8435-46ba-9314-bf82dc06aeff/teachers-to-travelers⁠   Castbox- ⁠ https://castbox.fm/ch/6132701⁠   Facebook- ⁠ https://www.facebook.com/teacherstotravelers⁠   Website- ⁠ https://www.teacherstotravelers.com⁠    Episode Length: [41:00 minutes]
Musella Winery Review
Jun 10 2024
Musella Winery Review
Please consider supporting the show and earning free gifts for us a little as $2 a month. Become a supporter here: ⁠https://patreon.com/TeacherstoTravelersTV?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink In this episode, Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering interview the folks from the Musella Winery near Verona, Italy. A beautiful venue for small weddings or just a great bed & breakfast. From the Musella Winery website: Musella is a historical reality within which the careful recovery of a Court of the ‘500has transformed the old stable into a winery and the dwellings into accommodations of particular charm. The Musella Farm offers the opportunity to book in addition to the room also a visit of the winery and taste its wines for small groups. The visit to the winery, with explanation of the winemaking procedures, is followed by tasting of our wines accompanied by Monte Veronese cheese of different seasoning with bread and breadsticks and our other products.   **Key Takeaways:** - Biodynamic Winemaking - Country Bed & Breakfast   Resources Mentioned: - Musella Winery Website- ⁠ https://www.musella.it/en/homepage/⁠ - Musella Winery Facebook Page- ⁠ https://www.facebook.com/MusellaRelais⁠   Connect with Host, Jerrod Pickering: Host: Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering jerrod@teacherstotravelers.com   Listen and Subscribe: Spotify- ⁠ https://open.spotify.com/show/0mX4hYGb6ZcLOYQNA3VqIk⁠   YouTube- ⁠ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTD8ozlpjm4-ouOVggbvMkQ⁠   Apple Music- ⁠ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teachers-to-travelers/id1743983138⁠   Amazon Prime Music- ⁠ https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/0da7f824-8435-46ba-9314-bf82dc06aeff/teachers-to-travelers⁠   Castbox- ⁠ https://castbox.fm/ch/6132701⁠   Facebook- ⁠ https://www.facebook.com/teacherstotravelers⁠   Website- ⁠ https://www.teacherstotravelers.com⁠    Episode Length: [28:08]
Colombia Calling
May 13 2024
Colombia Calling
Please consider supporting the show and earning free gifts for us a little as $2 a month. Become a supporter here: ⁠https://patreon.com/TeacherstoTravelersTV?utm_medium=unknown&utm_source=join_link&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=copyLink   Episode #10- Colombia Calling   Description: In this episode, Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering interviews, Richard McColl a journalist and resident of Colombia, South America for 18 years. In addition to being a journalist, McColl is also the co-host of a long running podcast named, "Colombia Calling." On the air for 10 years, it boasts over 500 episodes dealing with all things Colombia (the good and the not so good).   Key Takeaways: - Destination Cities in Colombia - Things to Do - Food - Safety Resources Mentioned: - Colombia Calling Website- https://colombiacalling.co/ - Colombia Calling Podcast on Spotify- https://open.spotify.com/show/4S4OnLIP7zA13ZrCx7v6Qr Connect with Host, Jerrod Pickering: Host: Travel Advisor Jerrod Pickering jerrod@teacherstotravelers.com   Listen and Subscribe: Spotify- https://open.spotify.com/show/0mX4hYGb6ZcLOYQNA3VqIk   YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTD8ozlpjm4-ouOVggbvMkQ   Apple Music- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teachers-to-travelers/id1743983138   Amazon Prime Music- https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/0da7f824-8435-46ba-9314-bf82dc06aeff/teachers-to-travelers   Castbox- https://castbox.fm/ch/6132701   Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/teacherstotravelers   Website- https://www.teacherstotravelers.com    Episode Length: 34:09