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Travel Quips Podcast

Jan 17, 2018

Queen Simone talks about the State Department’s New Travel Advisory system and American Airlines' attempt to drag themselves out of last place in terms of customer complaints. Her tip includes packing your own medical and first-aid trip while traveling.  She quips about the notion that people of color just started traveling with the birth of online travel communities and answers a question about whether to disconnect the phone traveling.

State Department Travel Advisories (includes a PDF country list and color-coded world at a glance map):


How to find Queen Simone:

Instagram & Twitter:  @travelquips

Her Blog:



Do you have a travel related question that you would like Queen Simone to answer?  You can leave a voicemail here—Queen Simone may play it on the podcast!  Just make sure the message is 90 seconds or less and don’t forget to say your first name and where you are from.  Or you can email your travel questions to


Podcast Music & Sound Effects

Wanna Be by Bjorn Lynne available at

Screams of Frustration by jorickhoffd.  Attribution License: .  Available at

Cool Pop by Brion Kennedy available at SoundExpress/Getty Images