The YOLO Guide to Travel Podcast
Travel expert and author, Taj Bates, shares tips, stories and advice from her travels– past and present, across 6 continents – in an effort to make travel planning and exploring a more zen n’ enjoyable experience for you as you journey to the world’s most YOLO-worthy destinations.
5 Things I Didn't Expect When I Journeyed to Japan
Taj shares insider tips, fascinating insights and jaw-dropping surprises from the fun, food and frustrations she encountered during a recent trip to the Land of the Rising Sun.
Top Tips for Choosing & Booking a Guided Group Tour
Taj shares the pros, cons and her top tips for choosing and booking a multi-day, guided group tour that’s right for you.
4 Words Every Traveller Should Know, in 8 Languages
Taj shares 4 words you should learn before journeying to any foreign land; then she shows you how to pronounce them in 8 major travel languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Turkish, Mandarin Chinese and Thai.
How to Travel the World Without Going Into Any Debt
Taj shares 4 tips on how you can check dream trips off your wanderlist while staying totally debt free.
How to Pack Carry-on Light for Any Trip
Taj shares her top 5 tips on how you can pack everything you need in a carry-on suitcase or bag… with room to spare! Plus funny, cautionary tales from her own travels.
Wild Animal Encounters Down Under
Taj shares tales and tips from her wild animal encounters in Australia – from koalas to kangaroos to diving the Great Barrier Reef.
Discover Los Angeles with Taj & Rick Steves
Listen in as Taj shares tips and fascinating stories about some of LA’s must-see-dos during a guest appearance on the ‘Travel with Rick Steves’ radio show.