Sunshine Travelers Podcast

Sunshine Travelers Podcast

Hosted by: Scott and Melissa Barronton

Where do I even start planning a trip? How can I afford to travel? Where should I go? When is the best time to visit? What should I pack? What should I do when I get there? If you are looking for travel...

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Episode 67 - Rome in 48 Hours: Must-See Landmarks and Hidden Gems

In this episode, we  share a 2-day itinerary for visiting Rome, Italy. Rome is a popular destination for people who are traveling to and from Italy when embarking or disembarking from a Mediterranean cruise. It is a...
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Episode 66 - Top Mistakes to Avoid When Visiting the Amalfi Coast

In this episode we talk about our trip to Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast.  We did this on a couple of different day trips from Naples and want to share what we loved as well as some tips on what we would have done...
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Episode 65 - How to Get the Group Trip out of the Group Chat with The Travel Squad Podcast

In this episode, we explore the topic of group travel with our podcast guests, The Travel Squad Podcast. Melissa and I mostly travel just the two of us, so we wanted to bring in some experts to talk through the...
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Episode 64 - The Truth Behind Why We Often Choose International Travel Over Domestic

We were recently at an event where, of course, the topic of travel came up.  The husband asked us what our favorite domestic destination was.  We both looked at each other with a blank look and for the first time when...
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Episode 63 - Exploring the UK Beyond London: Our Top 5 Must-See UK Destinations

In this episode, we want to highlight some options if you have been considering a trip to the UK, but don’t want to spend all of your time in London. There are so many options for travelers from across the world, and...
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Episode 62 - Is a Disney VIP Tour Worth It?

This week, we will be discussing an option for anyone seeking a unique experience when visiting one or more of the Disney parks - the VIP Tour at Disney. While the cost may seem prohibitive for many, we will also...
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Episode 61 - What Are Your Favorite Travel Experiences?

This week we wanted to take an opportunity for our listeners to get to know us a little bit better and share with you some of our favorite experiences from our travels.  Join us as we ask each other questions about...
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Episode 60 - The Wild Mississippi

In this episode, we talk to Dean Klingenberg, author of The Wild Mississippi: A State-by-State Guide to the River’s Natural Wonders and podcast host of The Mississippi Valley Traveler, about some ideas for visiting...
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Episode 59 - Visiting Amelia Island: What to Do and See in 2024 & 2025

This week, we are staying close to home while we experience the 59th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival on Amelia Island.  It has been a while since we did our last episode on Amelia Island, and as usual, some...
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Episode 58 - Which Caribbean Island Should You Visit, Aruba or Curacao?

This week we have an exciting episode for you. We recently visited two islands in the Southern Caribbean and wanted to do a comparison of the two. If you’re planning a trip and would like to weigh the pros and cons of...
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Episode 57: How to Visit Aruba Both On & Off The Beaten Path

In this episode, we are heading to the stunning island of Aruba, located just 20 miles north of Venezuela in the Southern Caribbean. It’s a popular destination for North American travelers who want to soak up the sun...
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Episode 56 - Discovering Curaçao

In this episode we explore the lesser-known Caribbean nation of Curaçao that is often overlooked by North American tourists. While many of you may be familiar with the blue liqueur that shares its name and is used in...
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