Episode Description

We welcome back Becky Pokora from sightDOING who took a trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks recently. We discuss the long hikes you can take when not traveling with two kids and a dog (like Nick did!), renting a boat to go fishing, what flying cross country felt like, and a whole lot more. Becky teaches both Joe and Trevor some new terminology/names and a great time was had by all.

In Final Boarding Call, Becky discusses dealing with a plethora of cancelled trips and finding value in AA redemptions (!) domestically.

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Episode Notes

0:58 – Trip basics

1:52 – Flying experience

7:06 – Fishing near Jackson Hole

11:59 – Long, enjoyable hikes

18:35 – Jackson Hole

20:03 – Car rental experience

21:47 – Hotel stays and cooking your own food on the road (Becky’s favorite travel recipes)

26:52 – Overall feelings on travel experience

29:49 – Yellowstone hot take (written version)

33:34 – Some good traveling advice

36:21 – Cancelled trips (Patreon only)

40:14 – Finding value in domestic AAdvantage redemptions (Patreon only)

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Music: “Ten Hundred Years” by Poly Action, “Feet Gone Soft” by Monplaisir, and “Feet Gone Wild” by Monplaisir