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Ireland  |  Britain  |  Filming Locations  |  Scenic Regions


Crystal Travel & Tours Podcast

Alison Nikula

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Reason 24 - British Tea

December 10, 2019

On today's show a beloved beverage brings out Joe’s and my inner Marketing nerds, Caitlin’s starstruck and has yet another “almost” story for us, who loves tea more? The Brits or the Irish? Maybe you’ll find out, and we’re back at our Food and Drink theme and spilling the...

Reason 23 - Whiskey

November 26, 2019

We’re back from a several-month hiatus and celebrating with a wee dram (and also apologizing for not great audio)! Caitlin learns being sick in Scotland beats being healthy anywhere else, Joe chimes in on a very controversial topic: Scotch Whisky vs Irish Whiskey, and...

Reason 22 - British Beer

May 01, 2019

On this episode of 50 reasons to Visit Britain: Beer festivals in America VS the UK. We compare and contrast, drink this country’s beer and you just may get immortality, find out what animal I’m freaking out over this time and we’re brewing with excitement on reason 22. 

Reason 21 - British Recipes

April 18, 2019


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 in Canada & the...

Reason 20 - Castles in England

March 20, 2019

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 gems.Here is some...

Reason 19 - Castles in Scotland

March 13, 2019

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 thought Caitlin was...

Reason 18 - Castles in Wales

February 28, 2019

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 palaces fit for 50...

Reason 17 - One Day Drives

February 26, 2019

On this episode of 50 reasons to Visit Britain 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...

Reason 16 - The North Coast 500

February 19, 2019

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, ultimately, we...

Reason 14 - The Great West Way

February 11, 2019

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 Warders from the...

Reason 13 - Language

February 05, 2019

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 hero in a...

Reason 12 - Music

January 29, 2019

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 more!