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May 15, 2018

Hardest thing to pack?  Shoes. But you need them. Often traveling to an event/work/vacation requires more than one kind/type of shoe. What's a shoe whore to do?  


Time Stamped Show Notes:

0:22 – Intro (Steampunk Girl by John Anealio)
   Host Introduction; Gail Carriger and Piper J Drake

0:48 - Gail went on a writing retreat

1:09 - Traveling with "different" (and/or wrong) personality types

2:15 - How to set yourself up for success when traveling and/or working and/or staying in a hotel with someone new

9:59 - Taking care of yourself by communicating with your significant other/partner

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14:47 – Main Topic -> Shoes!

  • Gail's a whore?! (For shoes, yes.)
  • Handling size and weight when packing
  • "Wear your biggest heaviest shoes during travel - so you don't have them taking up all your internal luggage space."
  • Sensible versus impactful
  • Laces are a no. Don't do it.
  • Boots?
  • Fancy time?
  • How to handle smell, cleaning, and storage?
  • Ballet flats - > 
  • Orthopedic inserts?
  • Work out needs?
  • Invest in your shoes. Take care of your body and your joints.
  • Dealing with blisters?  ->  Have shoes to switch to!

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35:00 – Gadgets! -->  Shoe tech is real

Gail – shoe hack; laundry lingerie bags 

Piper – Fluevog 

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42:10 - Outro and thanks to: Producer Matt

Special thanks to Dan Sawyer of Artistic Whisper for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening; Travel smart and pack the snacks!

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