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Two ladies who travel a lot… talk about it briefly.
Romance authors and consummate travelers Gail Carriger & Piper J Drake dish tips, tricks, gadgets, and horror stories on traveling by land, air, and sea.
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Dressing up While Traveling; How to pack smart when traveling WITH style
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Award ceremonies, weddings, conventions, fancy meals - sometimes you need to bring your super swanky dress clothes. How does a traveler handle that? Time Stamped Show Notes: 0:21 – Intro (Steampunk Girl by John Anealio) Host Introduction; Gail Carriger and Piper J Drake 0:51 - Piper visited Producer Matt in Texas -> Wichita Falls 1:55 - Tips on how to pick people up from the airport like a pro 3:45 - Gail shared pasta and with an Italian family on a Swiss puddle-jumper - and she likes small planes! 5:39 - Shout-out to another frequent traveler/author -> Alex White – – – 9:43 – Main Topic -> Traveling (literally) WITH Style! corsets long, fluufy skirts ***give a thought to packing while you're buying*** Iron the day you land - you won't do it the next day Check suits, and satin, and related as it cuts down on creases Roll your gowns; lay them at the outer portion of your clothes and they will be the least wrinkled external bit Suits -> shell the shoulders and look on YouTube for tips Special suitcases exist tailored for suits Tips and tricks on packing business attire AND costumes for Steampunk, Dieselpunk, etc Pack your corset in your carry-on! Fluffy undergarments (petticoats) can be stored in space saver bags since wrinkles don't matter that much Bag your expensive clothes! Water will find its way through even the best suitcase and ruin the whole dress-up event Wear your hat! Keep it safe. Unless you have a special carry-case like Dan Wells Ironing Tip! -> Let the iron get hot, then iron one of your hotel towels when wet to make sure the iron is clean. Inside out ironing, packing, and hanging in the closet is your friend Stuff your shoes so they don't get crushed (underwear's good) – – – 25:30 – Gadgets! --> Keeping your fanciness at its best Gail - Travel Steamer -https://amzn.to/2JOMj6S Piper - Buffy Bag (a kit for repairing clothes/bouquets) & shining -https://amzn.to/2tq9Os2 – – – 29:58 - 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! - - - Get your question featured on an episode by saying hi on social media: Facebook.com/20minDelay @20minDelay @PiperJDrake @GailCarriger Use the hashtag: #20mindelaypodcast - Coming soon, an addendum from me..? Read more »