50 Reasons Travel Podcast

50 Reasons Travel Podcast

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Ireland Reason 21 - New Movies
Apr 18 • 50 min
Get your popcorn and Sno-Caps ready as we wrap up Filming Locations with New Movies this week. Beware of spoilers, heartfelt tangents and poor acting attempts from your favorite Ireland podcast co-hosts. Also, we realize we’re kind of the worst for not…
Britain Reason 21 - British Recipes
Apr 18
This week on 50 Reasons to Visit Britain Joe gets on a soapbox to express his long standing love for curry, Chips vs Crisps, Takeaway vs Takeout - what’s the difference? We’ve got answers, you have to go across the pond for this dish and beverage banned…
Ireland Reason 20 - Old Timey Movies
Mar 20 • 49 min
Joe was Far and Away in Ireland this week while Caitlin was in Boston, but that didn’t stop us from talking about Old Timey movies filmed on the Emerald Isle. Blog Post: 14 Filming Locations in Ireland Irish Film Mystery: What did Maureen O’Hara really…
Britain Reason 20 - Castles in England
Mar 20 • 33 min
On this episode of 50 reasons to Visit Britain Joe all but phone’s a friend and asks the audience for this week’s trivia answers, Joe gets graphic about what he’d do if living in Buckingham Palace, And we wrap up our castles theme with some Great British…
Ireland Reason 19 - Game of Thrones
Mar 13 • 41 min
For many people all over the world, Ireland is a destination first seen on the silver or small screen. As part of our Filming Locations theme, we enter the world of Westeros where the Emerald Isle is a character in its own right. With many scenes filmed…
Britain Reason 19 - Castles in Scotland
Mar 13 • 34 min
On this episode of 50 reasons to Visit Britain we recount our days of castle roaming and monster hunting, we’ve got a Tea Party, Shakespeare Shout Out and a Real-Life Cartoon Castle, Joe describes more places I can only wish I’ve seen already, if you…
Ireland Reason 18 - Castles to Visit
Feb 28 • 43 min
We wrap up our Castles discussion this week with the very best ones to tour in Ireland. We cover kissing stones, making wishes, hunting ghosts, feasting at medieval banquets and so much more. The tale of St. Patrick, the Devil & the Rock of Cashel Joe was…
Britain Reason 18 - Castles in Wales
Feb 28 • 37 min
On this episode of 50 reasons to Visit Britain get ready for your weekly dose of botched pronunciations, Caitlin’s on her soapbox again discussing her alleged royal heritage, Joe takes a crack at castle trivia, hoping for a perfect score, we design…
Ireland Reason 17 - Castles to Rent
Feb 22 • 42 min
We continue our Castles theme today by taking a look at ones that you can rent out for special occasions. Blog post: Our 8 Favorite Castles in Ireland Blog post: Top 5 Haunted Castles in Ireland and Britain That Irish Castles Documentary on Netflix that…
Britain Reason 17 - One Day Drives
Feb 22 • 33 min
On this episode we get ready to pack our bags after this week’s Buzzfeed Quiz, Caitlin is not-so-fresh off the battlefield in Scotland, Joe redeems his trivia legacy after last episode’s crash & burn, Root or Rowt? Blinker or Indicator? You decide, And we…
Ireland Reason 16 - Caste Hotels
Feb 19 • 46 min
Today, we kick off a new theme on Castles and we take a look at the first of three different types of castle – Castle Hotels. Blog post: Our 8 Favorite Castles in Ireland Blog post: Top 5 Haunted Castles in Ireland and Britain That Irish Castles…
Britain Reason 16 - The North Coast 500
Feb 19 • 34 min
On this episode of 50 reasons to Visit Britain we discuss a region where Westeros got its inspiration, Caitlin proves she won’t be attending Wimbledon anytime soon, Joe has more faith in birds than humanity, Caitlin offends a prominent Scottish clan and,…
Ireland Reason 14 - Dancing
Feb 11 • 38 min
Where would Irish culture be without the art of dance? The home to Michael Flatley’s inspiration, those big curly wigs and feet that won’t quit is a place you’ve just got to see for yourself. Riverdance, Eurovision in Dublin 1994 – the performance that…
Britain Reason 14 - The Great West Way
Feb 11 • 28 min
This is 50 reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s episode we dive into The great West Way! We debate over a popular Alanis Morissette hit, Joe enlightens us with a FAIRLY magical interest, Caitlin gets ridiculous over a rodent, and we chat with a few Yeoman…
Ireland Reason 13 - Language
Feb 8 • 41 min
Along with our British episode on language, here is the 50 reasons to visit Ireland language episode! Caitlin egg conch Irish –Tá áthas orm nach raibh mé a fhoghlaim Gaelige ar scoil Phoenetic – Thaw awe-hass urum knock row may a o-lem gwale-ga err squell…
Britain Reason 13 - Language
Feb 5 • 33 min
This is 50 reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s episode we dive into languages of the UK! English vs. American accent. What came first? The answer may surprise you. Joe makes this an honorary 50 Reasons to Visit Ireland episode, Caitlin finds her very own…
Ireland Reason 12 - Music
Jan 29 • 51 min
Along with our British episode on music, here is the 50 reasons to visit Ireland music episode! Caitlin egg conch Irish –An bhfuil Béarla agat? Phoenetic – On will bare-la oguth? Translation – Do you speak English? Potts & Plans 10 Day Music Tour of…
Britain Reason 12 - Music
Jan 29 • 32 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we Spice Up Your Life with references to one of the worst films of all time, Caitlin explains why she was panting all over Liverpool, Joe dotes on Oasis - a band that’s more than ‘just fine’ and much…
Ireland Reason 11 - Writers and Poets
Jan 22 • 44 min
With this weeks Writers and Poets Britain episode it was only fitting to re-release our Ireland Version with many different Irish writers and poets! Here is some more information on the things we discussed: Caitlin egg conch Irish – Íocfaidh an fear seo…
Britain Reason 11 - Writers and Poets
Jan 22 • 37 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we get chipper and cheerful with some Charles Dickens story-lines, Caitlin overshares some not-so-fun facts about Lewis Carroll, we have much adieu about Shakespeare, and much more! Here is some more…
Ireland Reason 10 - Ancestry
Nov 6, 2018 • 50 min
Rounding out our theme on Ireland’s History of Emigration, we take a look at the subject of ancestry. What does it mean to have Irish roots, and how can you find out more about yours? We talk to our colleague Katie who tells us her story. A little more on…
Britain Reason 10 - Snowdonia
Oct 30, 2018 • 33 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we discuss how Buzzfeed wows us again with its spot-on quiz results, we do our best to not offend any Welsh people with our pronunciations, we’re slightly less tactful with our bashing of power kiters,…
Ireland Reason 9 - St. Patrick’s Day
Oct 23, 2018 • 52 min
With just a few days until the entire world pretends to be Irish, we take a look at the man behind Ireland’s national holiday, debunk some of the most popular myths, take a look at his legacy, and see how the day itself is celebrated in Ireland and around…
Britain Reason 9 - The Cotswolds
Oct 16, 2018 • 37 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we discuss cheese traveling at a pace faster than a semi-truck, Caitlin takes any chance she can to name drop her alleged relatives, Farmer Joe insists on his favorite type of slaughter, we ponder the…
Ireland Reason 8 - Titanic
Oct 9, 2018 • 45 min
We went with a slightly lighter tone to last week and talked about the most famous shipwreck in recent history. That interview Caitlin gave to the Belfast Telegraph after going to Titanic Belfast on opening day. Joe’s Prose: Late for his Own Funeral…
Britain Reason 8 - Argyll & the Isles
Oct 2, 2018 • 40 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we move on to covering the west isles of Scotland, Caitlin channels the ghost of a 90s flash-in-the-pan popstar to get her point across, we take a look at our most popular tour of Scotland and much…
Ireland Reason 7 - The Great Famine
Sep 25, 2018 • 46 min
Today we started our first reason in our new theme – Ireland’s History of Emigration. The Famine was a seminal event in Irish history and, while you wouldn’t expect to visit Ireland specifically for this one event, there is such a legacy left behind that…
Britain Reason 7 - Cairngorms
Sep 18, 2018 • 40 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we zoom in on the Scottish Highlands for the first time with Cairngorms National Park, Caitlin claims both the royal family and a famous pirate as her relatives, Joe beams with excitement over everyday…
Ireland Reason 6 - Wicklow Mountains
Sep 11, 2018 • 39 min
Our final reason in our Scenery theme. Next week, we start into a four-part theme based around Ireland’s History of Emigration. Here’s the movie I was talking about, based loosely on the life of Martin Cahill: Ordinary Decent Criminal. The last time I…
Britain Reason 6 - Pembrokeshire
Sep 4, 2018 • 35 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we venture into Wales for the first time this series, Joe’s way with words paints a colorful picture of New York wildlife, we take an escorted tour through the the land of 600 castles and much more!…
Ireland Reason 5 - Hills of Donegal
Aug 28, 2018 • 42 min
We’ve moved into the top corner of the West of Ireland today. Here’s that Nostradamus song we spoke about that was released 15 25 years ago. And here is the other one that is a little more traditional Bonus song from Christy Moore about the Famine called…
Britain Reason 5 - Devon and Cornwall
Aug 21, 2018 • 39 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we visit the two most south western counties in England, Joe utters the word cute in a genuine manner, and much more! Here is more information on some of the things we discussed: Alex tells us all about…
Ireland Reason 4 - Ring of Kerry
Aug 14, 2018 • 45 min
Urban Dictionary backs up Caitlin’s hypothesis that some people use MacGillycuddy (or another version of it) as a filler word. The number 4 definition is NSFW, however! While Charlie Chapin was famous for his silent movies, one of his most famous pieces…
Britain Reason 4 - The Lake District
Aug 7, 2018 • 48 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s show we take an in-depth look at the Lake District in Northern England, Joe longingly recalls a meal from 8 months ago, we explore all of England with our Tour for the Reason and much more! And here is more…
Ireland Reason 3 - Dingle Peninsula
Jul 31, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode, we talk about “the most beautiful place on Earth”, try to teach Caitlin some more Irish, and introduce a new segment. Some notes below: Joe’s fun fact may not be a fact (hear disclaimer in Episode 1) as we have been unable to get a source…
Britain Reason 3 - Other Movies & TV Shows
Jul 24, 2018 • 39 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s episode we check out some iconic filming locations for classic movies filmed throughout Britain, we spend way too much time talking about Hugh Grant, Joe continues with his passion of taking Buzzfeed quizzes…
Ireland Reason 2 - The Burren
Jul 18, 2018 • 38 min
Our second reason to visit Ireland is The Burren in County Clare. A little more information on The Burren and County Clare in general The matchmaking festival site if you are looking for love A couple of videos of Muhammad Ali when he visited Ireland for…
Britain Reason 2 - Outlander
Jul 10, 2018 • 43 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, on today’s episode we take a look at some wonderful places that inspired the show Outlander and were used as filming locations, Caitlin gets excited at a dog sitting in a chair, we take another silly Buzzfeed quiz and…
Ireland Reason 1 - Connemara
Jul 2, 2018 • 37 min
Today was our very first real show so we were a mixture of nervous and excited to talk about Connemara. As promised, you will find a few things below that are mentioned in the show: That badass video of Peter O’Toole riding into Letterman on a camel –…
Britain Reason 1 - Harry Potter
Jun 25, 2018 • 48 min
This is 50 Reasons to Visit Britain, we’re your hosts Joe Donnellan and Caitlin Potts, coming up on todays show:. We dedicate more time to Hufflepuff than the Harry Potter movies and books combined Caitlin mentions that time she used to live in Belfast…
Britain Reason 0 - Announcement
Jun 23, 2018 • 2 min
We’ve got some pretty good news to share… much like every moderately successful tv show from the 90s, we’re coming back! If you don’t see Episode 1 of 50 Reasons to Visit Britain in your stream by June 27th, look at the following places to see what we did…