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TPV Podcast, Episode 361: Road Trip Tips

On this week’s episode, Stacy and Sarah are joined by a really special guest, the opposite half of RealEverything.com, Matt. Stacy and Matt share all their street trip ideas, tips, planning methods, packing lists and so very rather more. On episode 361, discover ways to savor all of the superb experiences that include travel, while additionally taking good care of your health so that you simply feel your greatest along your journey. Take pleasure in!

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The Paleo View (TPV), Episode 361: Road Trip Tips

    • (0:41) Welcome

      • Welcome again to The Paleo View everybody!
      • Stacy continues to be on the street, and as talked about last week, goes to talk about how life on the street is going
      • Please welcome this week’s particular guest, Matt, the opposite half of Real Every part
      • Matt and Stacy are on day 31 of a 68-day cross-country street journey
        • Recording this week’s episode from their Las Vegas lodge
      • This week Matt and Stacy plan to share journey ideas from their experience
        • Easy methods to eat actual food
        • How one can plan accordingly
        • What to analysis through the planning process
        • The lessons Matt and Stacy have discovered
    • (3:24) Where to Start

      • At the start, determine on an general plan
        • Part of Matt and Stacy’s plan included how they have been going to get to the place they needed to go
          • They initially deliberate to do an RV journey, however touring by way of RV wasn’t a fit for them for a lot of causes
            • Particularly, it’s really arduous to explore cities with an RV
        • Traveling by way of minivan has actually labored out nicely
        • Matt and Stacy also looked at all the places they needed to go to and exploring their lodging options alongside their route
          • Stops with pals they might stay with
          • Airbnb
          • Inns
      • Sarah asked how Matt and Stacy plotted their route (what number of miles they might cover every day, how they tracked the small print, and so on.)
        • Stacy created a Google Doc that began as an inventory after which turned that info right into a table in Google Docs
          • That is an app that they will monitor on their telephone, and even Cole has been capable of comply with together with their travels plan
          • Matt and Stacy’s mother and father even have access to the doc so they can monitor together with their travels
        • They’ve additionally used Google Maps to plot their plans
        • Matt mentioned that they did attempt using street journey journey apps, however they didn’t add any features that have been truly helpful
        • Stacy recommends utilizing a software, whatever you are feeling snug with, to plan this out
          • At first, the planning was occurring in Matt and Stacy’s heads
            • Then Stacy was capturing details in her Notes app on her telephone
            • And ultimately, the notes made their means into a Google Doc
            • From there a formal remaining desk was created
        • They started their planning by asking each family member, what two locations within the nation do you need to visit?
          • This started the plotting process
          • Stacy additionally had some business to are likely to along their travels, which gave them further points to plot
          • All of these map points and the dates related to these numerous factors offered the structure that the trip needs
            • There has been a bit of zigging and zagging in Matt and Stacy’s travels, nevertheless it has worked out rather well for them
        • One other factor to think about is how long your loved ones could be in the automotive
          • They try to maintain it to four hours or much less, however they will do eight to 10 hour days when wanted
          • They tried really exhausting to map out this journey so that they’ve four to 5 hour days on average, with lower than a dozen long days on their journey plans
        • Additionally, take a look at where you’re going and what you’ll need to do once you’re there
          • How much time will you want or need at these spots?
          • Needless to say you will be unable to see every part
            • For Matt and Stacy’s youngsters, this trip has been nice to offer a glimpse into numerous places that they need to revisit and discover further
        • The opposite thing to think about is how one can break your days up
          • For example, in case you are bringing a pet you will have to stop more typically
          • Matt and Stacy are sort of hardcore and avoid breaks
            • They may inform the youngsters they don’t seem to be stopping till they want fuel once more
          • Think about all breaks into your travel time
          • Among the best things that Stacy did was find a cooler that plugs into the automotive charger outlet in their minivan
            • It is literally a minifridge that also has an electrical plug and wheels in order that it rolls like a cooler
            • They plug it into the automotive and then once they reach their destination for that day, they unplug it and convey it into their stop
          • Matt and Stacy also introduced along an electric scorching water kettle to make their own espresso, Wild Zora packs and Pique Tea
    • (18:46) Eating on the Go

      • For probably the most part, Matt, Stacy and the boys have eaten wraps whereas in the automotive
        • They have stored romaine lettuce, lunch meat, high-quality cheese, squeeze bottle mayo, and mustard
      • They’ve also stored path mixes in stock within the automotive, but they lean in the direction of the wraps and baby carrots so that folks can get in wholesome food whereas on the street
      • Matt and Stacy set up the minivan with the center seat missing and this is where the cooler and the snack bin lives
        • The snack bin lid serves as the tabletop so that Cole can make individuals wraps
      • Know your limitations
        • When you are decreasing stress in your life with out the standard day by day stressors (work, house chores, and so forth.) you’re growing your stress elements in different ways
          • Less than superb sleep
          • Sitting down for extended durations of time
          • Tracking the mileage logistics
        • So don’t add the stress of consuming meals that you already know are going to cause irritation
          • Stacy has been very careful to not do the issues that she know will irritate her
            • She has prevented nightshades, corn, and low-quality dairy
          • This has made an enormous difference and has allowed Stacy to feel great
    • (23:21) The Other Things

      • Everyone is starting to feel a bit homesick, however nonetheless appreciating the journey as they attain the midway mark
      • Santa Monica shall be a fantastic break for everybody
        • Stacy is separating from the group for a piece event
        • Matt and the boys are going to use this bit of time to loosen up
      • The other piece Stacy needs to say about planning and being organized – clear bins
        • For short trips, Matt and Stacy sometimes use storage gadgets they have around the home like paper luggage or grocery tote luggage
        • Nevertheless, for this specific trip, they invested in clear stacking bins that permits them to see what’s during which bin
          • They simply open the trunk and may see where the whole lot is at
          • Before they left they measured out the area to see how the bins might fit and what number of they might fit
      • Matt and Stacy additionally bought a Turtle Topper which has been an incredible investment that has helped with their travels
        • The Turtle Topper came with matching duffel luggage that match completely contained in the storage container
        • It’s also very compact and hasn’t impacted their capacity to slot in garages
      • When it came to packing, this trip really pressured the household to apply a minimalism mentality
        • Even when out exploring, when the boys need to purchase one thing, Stacy challenges them to consider where the item would fit
        • They packed for all climate varieties
          • Each household additionally packed two pairs of walking footwear and one pair of sandals
        • Since you’ll be able to’t get mail, you actually need to plan forward for what all you will have
          • You would probably use an Amazon locker in the event you have been to time your travels exactly proper
        • Different clothes gadgets:
          • Raincoats
          • Hoodies
          • Hats
          • Sun shades
        • A primary assist package was also an extremely essential addition to their packing listing
          • The snafu that occurred with Finn that made Stacy really feel like a supermom for packing the last word first assist package
      • With the ability to assume on your toes, research and adapt are all necessary items that you’ll want whereas on the street
      • Matt and Stacy also packed some key supplements (anti-gluten capsule, activated charcoal, and probiotics)
        • Stacy requested Sarah to share extra on the gluten enzymes she recommends and why
          • There are a number of totally different varieties on the market
            • The one Sarah retains in her purse is Glutenza made my Numedica
              • It’s not designed so that someone with celiac disease can eat a baguette, however it’s designed to guard you towards cross-contamination
                • It’s also actually good at breaking up comparable proteins in different excessive allergen foods
              • It is a refined supplement and Sarah retains a bottle of this in her purse always
                • It has been a lifesaver for her
            • Matt and Stacy have been comfortable to have this complement available while touring as properly
      • Every time they’re in a home with a kitchen, the first thing Matt, Stacy and the boys do is meal plan for the exact period of time they will be with a kitchen and top off on meals provides
      • They could decide one special place to eat out at but are in any other case making an attempt to avoid eating out
        • Remember to do your gluten-free research
        • Learn critiques
          • Stacy seems for particulars that show that they understand what it means to organize gluten-free recipes
    • (50:28) Closing Thoughts

      • Matt and Stacy have to pack up and get ready to go away Las Vegas
        • They’re heading to Joshua Tree Nationwide Park subsequent
      • One of many issues that Sarah needed to say is that most of the products that Matt and Stacy talked about are literally sponsors of the present and supply exclusive deals to Paleo View listeners
        • Chomps
        • Wild Zora
        • Very important Proteins
        • Pique Tea
        • Thrive Probiotic
      • Stacy and Sarah reach out to sponsors with products that they already use and genuinely love
        • These codes keep open – you need to use them all the time
        • Be sure you reap the benefits of these great offers!
      • Stacy thanked Sarah for sharing particulars on Glutenza right off the highest of her head
      • It was great to catch up again!
      • Sarah and Stacy might be again once more subsequent week
      • Particular because of Matt for joining Stacy and Sarah for this week’s present!
      • And thanks to listeners for tuning in!