Eighteen months into lockdown the nostalgia for a good holiday hit me laborious. 2019 had been a busy year for me with events from movie screenings to EGX and extra planned – though no longer done – within the next year. I wished one thing vivid, that could well perchance assist capture my spirits as worthy as assist me study one thing unusual. Podcasts have always been beautiful for that; and what better timing than for Tipsy Tourism to premiere around the identical time!
Harrods (above) is one of many first locations Chelsea and James visit on their alcohol-infused adventures spherical the British Isles. Credit ranking: STVIOD via pixabay
Hosted by Chelsea (aka “Cheap Vacation Professional” on Youtube) and her boyfriend James, the duo head on a weekly dart (chosen by Chelsea) with their drink (chosen from James’ drinks trolly). Most of their locations are within the UK, from a Sunday outing to the Postal Museum or Portmerion, nonetheless they even have a few episodes recorded in a international nation. There are even solutions of issues to do whereas you’re self-holding apart, introducing me to the enviornment of some reasonably inspiring virtual excursions.
But that appears to be like reasonably undeniable and simple, excellent? Successfully, in each and every of these episodes, Chelsea and James nearly compete to search out some inspiring facts about their locations – which will most possible be the historical, or the superbly obscure. You’ll never ignore the hidden walkway beneath Harrods, or Portmerion’s dog cemetery now will you? I for one am taking my first opportunity to visit the Postal Museum and the fling of the mail trains.
Chelsea (above) also runs the fetch situation cheapholidayexpert.com and a Youtube channel with over 13.2k Subscribers. Credit ranking: cheapholidayexpert.com
It’s one of essentially the most spirited podcasts I’ve ever had the pleasure of taking note of; with laughs and excellent-natured ribbing as they explore, it feels nearly like a scholar outing with out the scholar facet – the humour and steadily off the wall twists and turns take me back to the fact of many a night out with flatmates.
And who doesn’t like a reduce fee? As along with her tubby-time job, Chelsea also produces pointers and programs to fetch the least dear deal at different these events, recommending web sites and discounts to prefer tubby income of! And which scholar doesn’t like to construct money? On the shut of every and every episode, they fee the positioning out of 10, sharing their favourite 2nd and discovering one element they wish to peek improved. On the tip of series one, Chelsea and James ranked their visits – and unsurprisingly the Marble Arch Mound used to be at the bottom.
For roughly 45 minutes each and every week, these two fun-loving brokers of chaos prefer you on a brand unusual dart. They even put up some bonus photography and videos on their Instagram web page, from inspiring selfies to fun footage touching on to the facts from that week. For optimistic, my wanderlust has been satiated for the time being, and the listing of locations and experiences I favor to entire has grown – and is quiet added to each and every week.
Original episodes of Tipsy Tourism are released each and every Wednesday on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and extra. Hear to the trailer below: