Showing posts from February, 2021

Vaccine Passports

The FAQ is: How can I stop from getting lost all the time? The Special episode is on 2021 Vaccine Passports. The lesson learned is about:  Wearing bike shorts. The tip is: Check the weather reports on your app. Check out this episode!

Travel Independent Spectrum Level 4

In this Special Episode, the FAQ is: How do I prevent getting stranded when I’m on a road trip? The Special episode is on Level 4, Challenging Travel , out of 5 levels total in the Travel Independent Spectrum. The lesson learned is not getting a second opinion for car repair and the tip is adding serendipity to your travel. Check out this episode!

Special Edition Public Transportation

This special edition is about Public Transportation for women travelers. Are you going somewhere? You may choose to use public vs. private transportation. Get info on vaccines and travel, plus my mistakes and tips for your future travel after the pandemic is past us. Check out this episode!

Costa Rica

Are you a women who wants to travel in the future? If so, give a few minutes here to listen to Dr Mary Travelbest share insights on her travel guidance. This episode is about Costa Rica and you will also hear the FAQ, her lessons learned and tips.  Check out this episode!


  Show Notes Dr Mary Travelbest’s Episode for the Independent Traveler: Taiwan     In this episode: The FAQ is:   What kinds of women travel the world? The destination is Taiwan The lesson learned is: Shop at the END of your trip, not at the start. The tip is: Paper money and coins from foreign countries make good memories and can be shared.   FAQ: What kinds of women see the world today as independent travelers? Answer: You’ll find that millions of women are traveling the world independently today and will do so tomorrow. These women are confident, street wise, and willing to learn more. Women who were influenced by their mothers travel more frequently. That’s why I highly encourage mother-daughter travel, whenever possible and realistic. My friends around the world remind me that the current lockdown on travel is not permanent, so this is a good time to think about independent travel, which is what my book in 1993 was all about.   Independent Destination Taiwan


  Show Notes: Tahiti   In this episode: FAQ is Why do I pay a duty on goods that I purchase? Can you explain that to me? The destination is Tahiti The lesson learned is broken fingernails. and the tip is watch out for snakes.   FAQ: You pay a tax or a duty on goods you purchase when you bring them into a different country. You can purchase some goods “duty-free” in airports if you follow the rules. But otherwise, you need to inform and pay taxes if you purchase anything substantial.   Today’s Independent Destination- Tahiti   Tahiti is a safe place for tourists. There are only a couple of dangers to watch out for: pickpockets in capital city, Pape'ete and moray eels in the coral reefs on scuba dives. Most visitors soon discover that Tahiti is warm and welcoming to foreigners. Papeete is the capital city of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of the French Republic in the Pacific Ocean, a group of islands in the South Pacific. Beside the port, busy Nea

North Dakota

  Show Notes Dr Mary Travelbest’s Independent Travel North Dakota In this episode: FAQ is How far in advance should I book my travel? The destination is North Dakota. The lesson learned is carry a flashlight and the tip is how to stay awake while driving.   FAQ: When asked, how far in advance should I book my travel, I had to dig into my expert opinions for some data. The domestic trips should be booked one to two months in advance and international trips are best planned even further in advance, especially if you are traveling on specific dates or for a holiday period. Those are when flights are highly sought after and as you know.     Today’s Independent Destination- Fargo, North Dakota     The touristy thing to visit in Fargo is the Hjemkomst Center, a scenic museum complex that features a replica of a Norwegian Viking ship and a wooden stave church. The name means Homecoming, which