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Zero To Travel Podcast

Do you want to learn how to travel the world for as long as you desire, on your terms while spending less money? Whether you're a travel newbie dying to figure out how to explore the world, an occasional traveler longing to make your holiday everyday, or an experienced globetrotter seeking unique ways to keep traveling full time, you're in the right place. Travel expert Jason Moore from ZeroToTravel.com chats with adventurous people living life on the road so you can discover new ways to travel ...more

Episodes

  • 7 Lessons From The Tiny House Movement That Will Help You Travel The World

    Oct 16 2018

    Have you heard of the Tiny House Movement? What do tiny houses have to do with travel? Tune in today to see how many tactics and tips from the tiny house movement can help you travel the world. You are going to get 7 powerful lessons in today’s show. Please welcome back Ethan Waldman for his third appearance on the show. He is the host of the Tinyhouse Lifestyle Podcast and founder of The Tiny House where you can learn about all things tiny house related. You'll Learn: How to keep yourself exci...more

  • Where Passion Meets Travel with Tim Wendelboe

    Oct 09 2018

    Want to hear how Tim Wendelboe blended his passion with travel? Travel can of course lead to the discovery of new passions and new pursuits. But for others, it’s their passions that lead to them to a life of travel. What will it be for you? Today you'll hear from one of the world’s best coffee barista’s, Tim Wendelboe. Tim is a well known and highly respected coffee expert – he’s won many prestigious awards in the coffee world.....including World Barista Champion in 2004, World Cup Tasting Champ...more

  • An Online Country? One Startup’s Vision For The Remote Work Movement

    Oct 02 2018

    Where do you see the future of the digital nomad movement? How can you break free and travel more? Tune in today for a mix of topics as Sondre Rasch, founder and CEO of SafetyWing stops by to share his story and insights. You'll hear all about: Cultural frameworks and how they create your reality. What it's like to step outside of your framework (and how that can change you as a person living in another country). If you want to be a digital nomad, does it make sense to go into the start up word...more

  • How To Campervan In New Zealand

    Sep 25 2018

    Have you ever wondered how to campervan in New Zealand? You are in for a real treat today as my guests share their experience camper-vanning around New Zealand. Please welcome Heath and Alyssa Padgett to the show.  They spent the first year of their marriage visiting all 50 United States in an RV and after that decided to just keep traveling. They've been on the road for over 4 years and share tons of valuable information via heathandalyssa.com, The RV Entrepreneur Podcast, and Alyssa's new book...more

  • Campervan Therapy

    Sep 18 2018

    Have you ever had therapy in a campervan? How can you combine your passion with travel? Well a school teacher and psychotherapist from the UK, Joe Kingly, is doing just that. He is helping people who are maybe going through a hard time (from his campervan!). He has a profession and passion for helping others through Human givens. Stop by his campervan to connect. You'll hear an awesome new twist to van life as 4 wheel wandering month continues. And maybe it will spark an idea for you! Open Up To...more

  • Making Travel Dreams Happen On The Fly

    Sep 11 2018

    Do you think you can realize your lifelong travel dream in one day? Why is it so much fun to sleep in a vehicle? You are in for a real treat today as we continue 4 wheel wandering month. Tune in to learn how my buddy Trav was able to take advantage of an opportunity when it presented itself (to make his lifelong travel dream happen!). Be open to spontaneity and you'll be amazed what can happen. Plus, cruise the open road with Old Bessie to hear all about road tripping in a van. You'll Learn: Wa...more

  • Travel For Healing with Jeff Chow

    Sep 04 2018

    Do you think you can travel for healing? Have you ever used travel as a healing tool? Today we are kicking off a new theme month as you'll hear all about wandering on wheels. The next 4 episodes coming up are dedicated to: 4 wheel wandering. Traveling in RV’s or Vans. The #Vanlife world and what it's like to live that lifestyle. Sleeping in your vehicle and traveling around on wheels. My guest today has been living the #vanlife for 8 months now....but is life on the road all it’s cracked up to...more

  • 7 Toddler Travel Tips

    Aug 28 2018

    Have you ever traveled with toddlers? What are your favorite toddler travel tips? Tune in for another coffee chat with my wife Anne Dorthe as we talk traveling with toddlers. You'll be providing them a tremendous gift by showing them the world (and teaching them how to travel while young), so might as well get a few tips to make it the best trip for everyone involved. Tune in to get 7 toddler travel tips (and maybe some bonus tips as well). And think about where you'll be taking your toddler ne...more

  • Everything Is An Adventure And Big Questions With Cal Fussman

    Aug 21 2018

    How can travel play into the things you do later in life? Get ready to be inspired as Cal Fussman stops by to share how travel can have a huge impact on your life! Cal is an award winning journalist, a NY Times Bestselling author, AND a legendary interviewer. As a writer at large for Esquire Magazine’s “What I’ve Learned” column, he has shared life lessons from his conversations with notable actors, athletes, musicians, tv personalities, world leaders, and any other category of human you can pos...more

  • 7 Powerful Life Lessons For Travelers + Thinking Big With 7in7 Co-Founder Kyrie Melnyck

    Aug 18 2018

    Are you headed to 7in7? How can you travel more and do anything you want? You'll get so much valuable information today, including: The importance of community. Learn how to think bigger. Learn why you should take bigger risks (and feel good about them). Tips for running your own group events, meet ups, and trips. And so much more! My guest today is the co-founder of 7in7- a digital nomad conference taking place over 7 years on 7 different continents. If you’ve ever thought about running your ...more

  • The Future of Remote Work with Steve Munroe

    Aug 07 2018

    Have you heard what Steve Munroe is doing? Do you think the remote work trend is exploding? Today you're going to hear about the impact of the digital nomad movement on local communities, as well as the challenges and benefits of this new global workplace (and how we can keep our impact positive). My guest today co-founded and runs Hubud. It is one of the world's top coworking spaces located in Ubud, Bali and aims to “inspire a million people to change the way they live, work, and learn.” He als...more

  • Top 10 Places We’re Dying To Go Back To (And Why)

    Jul 31 2018

    What is one place you've been that you are dying to go back to? Do you feel connected to a place after just one visit? Today you are in for the first of many coffee chats. My wife Anne Dorthe and I break down our Top 10 places we're dying to go back to.... It was hard to count down from 5 to 1 (for each of us) and we took it very seriously. You might get some good laughs, some reflections on travels, and maybe some ideas on places you might want to visit. You'll also hear some honorable mentions...more

  • Holistic Nomadding

    Jul 24 2018

    If you are one of those people that has that burning desire to travel the world, do you choose travel or does travel choose you? My guest today has (among other things) run spiritual retreats in Mexico, established an Eco co-working office in the hills of Portugal, and worked for an International NGO overseas in Peru. She is also the co-founder of Freedom X Fest – the first outdoor festival around the location independent movement. Will you be joining us in Spain Aug 14th-19th, 2018? Please welc...more

  • How To Start A Travel Vlog Worth Watching

    Jul 17 2018

    Do you think you can start a travel vlog? Do you think travel will change how you think about who you are? It has happened for this couple as they left 2.5 years ago to travel full-time and film it all! Their award winning travel vlog now has nearly a quarter million subscribers on youtube and has been viewed over 30 million times. You can follow their adventures at Kara and Nate. Today you are going to hear: How to create a successful travel vlog (worth watching) so you can travel indefinitely...more

  • Travel Safety Tips: Staying Safe On The Road

    Jul 10 2018

    What travel safety tips have you used? Have you ever wondered what you should do if you find yourself being held at gunpoint, or being robbed, or caught in a natural disaster, or some weird scam, or one of the other numerous things that can happen when you travel? Everyone’s definition of safety is different and I want you to be safe when you are traveling. Tune in today to get some great practical and actionable advice from a true expert; Faith Kohler.  She is a former US federal agent (with ex...more

  • Listener Questions 5

    Jul 03 2018

    What happens if you are traveling or living abroad and you are not having a good time? If you have a beloved pet, can you still travel long term or full time? What if you want to go location independent, but you don’t think your experience can allow you to create a business that you can run from anywhere? What should you do? Tune in to Listener Questions 5 to find out! You'll hear different perspectives, advice, and ideas that might apply to a different situation for you, so please stick around....more

  • The Au Pair Experience + Do You Need The Perfect Travel Job?

    Jun 26 2018

    Have you ever thought of being an au pair? Do you think you need the perfect travel job? Tune in today as travel jobs month continues....you'll learn what it's like to be an au pair and some strategies and thoughts around getting a travel job. My guest has been living in Norway (for almost 2 years) as an au pair and is looking to stay after her contract is over. It was super cool that she came to meet me in Oslo for our interview. Please welcome Caroline Harkins to the show! You'll Learn: What...more

  • How To Find Seasonal Jobs In Great Places with CoolWorks.com

    Jun 19 2018

    Have you checked out CoolWorks.com? What happens when you realize you don’t want your career anymore or you don't want to use your degree? My guests today share what happened to them and will also give you some perspectives around that, so you can have some options (if you are in that situation). They are the owners of Coolworks.com, where you can find seasonal jobs in great places - everything from national parks to ski resorts, retreat centers, and whatever else you can think of. You'll hear h...more

  • How To Have Fun, Make Money and Travel The World With Seasonal Jobs

    Jun 12 2018

    How can seasonal jobs help you kick-start or continue a life of travel? Today we kick off travel jobs month with a focus on seasonal jobs. How can you build your travels around them and how can you figure out if it is something you want to pursue? Tune in today to hear from Susan Shain. She is the author of the new guide, “The Ultimate Guide To Seasonal Jobs, How To Have Fun, Make Money, And Travel The World." You'll hear her advice on seasonal work as a means to travel or extend your travels. Y...more

  • How To Surround Yourself With What You Love

    Jun 03 2018

    Why the advice to “Follow your passion” is more than just a lame cliche but an actual philosophy to embrace if you want to live a life filled with meaning, purpose and travel.

  • How Anyone Can Write A Book + Post-Career Nomad Life with Azul Terronez

    May 29 2018

    Have you ever had the desire to write a book? How can you merge the wisdom you acquire during your travels with the present moment? Today you are going to hear all about these topics and of course long term travel. And for the last episode of location independence month, you are going to hear what it is like to leave a long career and enter into the digital nomad lifestyle (after being settled for a while). And who better to learn from than Azul Terronez! He is a book coach who helps new and exp...more

  • Long Term Travel Lifestyle with Jackie from The Budget Minded Traveler

    May 22 2018

    What is the long-term travel yo-yo and how can it enhance your life? Today you get a special visit from a fellow travel podcaster, Jackie Nourse.  She runs The Budget Minded Traveler and you can find her adventures in travel and life at Traveling Jackie. She stops by to share: The value of solo travel How your mode of transportation changes the travel experience Going from settling to nomad and nomad to settling How she built her life around travel and tips on how you can do it too Tune In To ...more

  • Remote Work Reality and How To Manage Distributed Teams

    May 15 2018

    What is work culture like when you work remotely? What is the reality when dealing with distributed teams across the world? Tune in today as my good friend, Fred Perrotta from Tortuga Backpacks returns....you'll get all kinds of tips including: How to run a remote team (or distributed teams) How to manage the culture and people who are working with you from around the world How to put it all together to make it work! All while still enjoying the freedom to travel and explore. You'll Learn: Wh...more

  • Unplugged America

    May 08 2018

    Do smartphones enhance the travel experience or do they ruin the travel experience? Tune in to get unplugged in today’s show. Please welcome back my friend, Caz Makepeace from one of the most popular family travel websites around, ytravel. They also have plenty of awesome resources for all travelers even if you don’t have a family. Caz and her family are currently on a road trip called "America Unplugged," and it is all about discovering the REAL America. They just started their journey in March...more

  • The Location Free Lifestyle With Melody from Black Digital Nomad

    May 01 2018

    How can Black Digital Nomad help you? What is one thing you absolutely need to do to succeed at becoming location independent?....So you can have the freedom to travel without limits. My guest today is the founder of Black Digital Nomad, where her mission is to inspire people of color to work from anywhere in the world. She is also a Facebook ad strategist and today you are going to hear about the remote work lifestyle, what it takes to make it, how to leverage Facebook to grow your business, an...more

  • Identity and Perception with Elena from Muslim Travel Girl

    Apr 24 2018

    What is one awesome thing about travel that gives you personal peace? Today you are going to get a wide ranging interview where you'll hear a bunch of important themes for all travelers....like: Identity and Perception What it’s like to take on a leadership role And of course plenty of travel talk My guest is the founder and editor of the largest western Muslim friendly travel blog where she helps Muslims explore the world without breaking the bank, offers advice on halal travel, gives some Mu...more

  • Transition To Travel: From 9-5 To Biking The USA with Joe Ferrara

    Apr 17 2018

    What one thing can help you travel more and lead to a whole new travel adventure? How does travel change you? Tune in to hear Joe Ferrara's transition to travel story. He left his job and totally changed his life around to take a bike trip around the USA.  Check out his work at Tri For Travel. Transition to travel can be difficult, scary, and even intimidating - making that leap is a HUGE decision. Tune in to hear Joe's story to gain a new perspective and learn what you can do (better) during yo...more

  • Budget Travel Bonanza with Matt Derrick

    Apr 10 2018

    How can budget travel support and enhance your travel experience? What is the top strategy for long term travel success? Today you'll hear all about extreme budget travel from my buddy Matt Derrick. He is the founder of Squat the Planet, the largest social network for misfit travelers. And he is the author of the new book, The Anarchists Guide to Travel- A manual for future hitchhikers, hobos, and other misfit wanderers. Budget travel makes life interesting and fun in so many ways. Tune In Now T...more

  • Culture Shock: The Good, Bad and Ugly

    Apr 03 2018

    How can you harness the power of culture shock (and reverse culture shock) to use it to your advantage? Do you get a little angsty when you return to your home country after an extended period of time? Today you are in for a special episode recorded in person with my buddy Trav, co-founder of a community we run- Location Indie. Have you thought about living in another country?  And have you thought about how you'll feel when you return home? Tune in now to find out how you can take advantage of ...more

  • Top 11 Ways To Rock Your Music Festival Experience

    Mar 27 2018

    What one realization can lead to a life of travel? Have you traveled just to go to a music festival? You are in for a fun show today with our resident experts on all things music festival and travel related, and my good friends, Jason and Kelly Law from Festy Go Nuts. These two experts (they are the real deal) have gone to TONS of music festivals and will provide advice on music festivals, staying at music festivals, and all the fun stuff that goes on. You'll get 11 tips to help you out if you p...more

  • Shred America

    Mar 20 2018

    Are you ready to shred America? Is it better to do a lot of research or no research at all when you get into an adventure? You've heard me cover a lot of modes of transportation on this podcast....from walking around the world, to bike touring, horseback riding and more, but this is a first.. My guest today traveled 950 miles from Chicago to New York on his skateboard with a group of 3 other 20 year old's (back in 2008).  And he has just released a film about the journey called Shred America. P...more

  • 2018 Guide To Cheap Flights + How To Travel When You Work Full Time

    Mar 14 2018

    How do you find time to travel when you are working a full-time job? Plus, how do you find a good cheap flight deal? Tune in today to get some awesome tips and strategies from Jen Ruiz.  She is a lawyer who took 20 trips in 12 months last year while employed full time.  Learn how you can squeeze it all in and really get around to see the things you want to see. Be sure to check out her new book, The Affordable Flight Guide: How to Find Cheap Airline Tickets and See the World on a Budget.  And le...more

  • Transition To Travel: Before and After With Sofia and Teague

    Mar 06 2018

    How do you use big picture thinking to accomplish all of your travel goals....and life goals for that matter? Does the idea of long term travel or the nomadic lifestyle match up with the reality of it? Today you are going to get an audio snapshot of one couple's transition to travel journey. Learn about the process of leaving a job and/or totally changing your life around to accommodate more travel. Making that leap is a huge decision and it's important for you to hear real stories to gain new p...more

  • 20 Lessons From 20 Years of Travel: Part Two

    Feb 27 2018

    How has travel been intertwined in your life? Are you ready for more travel lessons? Tune in today for Part Two of 20 Lessons From 20 Years of Travel. So grateful to have had so many travel experiences and blessed to share some travel nuggets with you; hope they help you create a satisfying life. Plus, the tables are turned and you'll finally hear my answer to the question: "Why does travel matter?" Let's get into it. You'll Learn: Ways to cross all cultural boundaries One thing that can open u...more

  • 20 Lessons From 20 Years of Travel: Part One

    Feb 20 2018

    What lessons have you learned from travel? Can you think back in your life and recall when you got your first desire to travel.....or were just intrigued with exploring the world? Tune in today for Part One of 20 Lessons From 20 Years of Travel.  If you've done a lot of traveling, maybe this will give you a chance to reflect on how travel has shaped you.  If you are gearing up for travel, you might get some ideas on what to expect and some universal practical tips. Today you'll get the first 10 ...more

  • Luck Is No Accident: Making The Most Of Happenstance with Dr. John Krumboltz

    Feb 13 2018

    What have your travels led to in your life? Today you'll hear 3 HUGE reasons why travel is so much more than just travel. Plus, hear how happenstance can serve you! My guest Dr. John Krumboltz has created the most liberating career and life theory that you'll ever hear. He's a renowned counseling psychologist, professor of education and psychology at Stanford university, and co author of the book, Luck is No Accident: Making the Most of Happenstance in Your Life and Career. Tune In To Learn: Ho...more

  • Norway To Cape Town On A Tandem Bike + How Sweet It Is

    Feb 06 2018

    How far could you go on a tandem bike? Tune in today for the first ever live Zero To Travel podcast! Coming at you from a popular travel shop in Oslo, Norway. Learn what it takes to ride a tandem bike 21,000km from Norway to Cape Town, South Africa. You'll hear how one Swedish couple did just that for their honeymoon in 2012. Plus, you'll hear them answer questions direct from the live audience. Please welcome Rasmus and Susan to the show Check out their work at Life of Engberg. You’ll hear ple...more

  • How To Find Your Power Places Using Astrolocality

    Jan 30 2018

    Have you heard of Astrolocality? For centuries, travelers used the stars to navigate around the world. Today you'll hear about that concept with a little twist - and learn how you can use the stars and planets to find your next destination... Plus, what is the most important thing we should learn in school that education does not teach us? My guest today is here to help you unleash your genius using a variety of tools that you may not be used to, including astrology, numerology, and human desig...more

  • Atlas Of Beer: The Crossroads Of Beer and Travel

    Jan 24 2018

    How can being honest kick start a new life of travel? My guests today are co-authors of the new National Geographic Book, Atlas of Beer: A Globe-Trotting Journey Through the World of Beer. Please welcome Nancy Hoalst-Pullen and Mark W. Patterson to the show! They are here to talk beer and travel – two of my favorite topics. And even if you don’t enjoy any suds, you are going to hear about a bunch of other topics, like: How this particular National Geographic book evolved How beer can shape a pl...more

  • Top 24 World’s Cheapest Destinations 2018: Part Two

    Jan 18 2018

    Ready for more of the World's cheapest destinations? Get excited as we welcome back award winning travel writer Tim Leffel from Cheapest Destinations Blog for part two of the World’s cheapest destinations 2018. If you listened to part one, you surely had to re-think your bucket list. Or maybe you added a new place to visit in Central America, Mexico, or Europe. Get pumped up to knock off the rest of the World's cheapest destinations 2018....in Asia and beyond! Tune In To Learn: Where you can ea...more

  • Top 24 World’s Cheapest Destinations 2018: Part One

    Jan 17 2018

    What are some of the World's cheapest destinations? I hope your bucket list isn’t too set in stone, because after listening to this episode, you are going to want to reorder it. You are going to be tempted to add a whole bunch of things to it as you hear about the World’s Top 24 Cheapest Destinations (today is part one). Who doesn't love wanderlust? I have a feeling you are going to get very excited today when you hear from my guest Tim Leffel. He helps people find the cheapest places to travel ...more

  • Location Independent Tips From A Full Time Freelancer + Making Less and Traveling More

    Jan 11 2018

    How can you make less money than you do now, but travel more? Tune in to find out how to do just that; plus you'll get some awesome tips for wandering freelancers! Please welcome Haley Akins to the show. She was our December member of the month at Location Indie, so she's the perfect guest to share her full time freelancer story. Haley is a motion designer and animator and has been freelancing for about 3 years. Before that she was working for Across the Pond and a sports broadcasting company. S...more

  • Creating A Life Of Travel In A Single Day with Michelle Dale

    Jan 04 2018

    Is it possible to create a life of travel in a single day? Today Michelle Dale stops by to share how she did it and gives some tips on how you can do it too! Back in 2005, Michelle had what she describes as “an epiphany” that her life wasn’t how she wanted it to be. So, in a single day she quit her job, listed her property for sale, and purchased a one way ticket out of her home country (she was only 23 years old!). That was the beginning of her new life as a nomad – and the start of her busines...more

  • 3 Steps To More Travel In 2018 + Why To Do Work You Love

    Dec 26 2017

    How can you travel more in 2018? Plus, why is it important to do what you love? In today's episode, you'll get 3 small simple steps to help you achieve any travel goal in the coming new year. Let's get this year started right and lock in some travel goals/intentions. Make sure you get to do the things you want to do this coming year (travel-wise) and make sure you are not putting it off any longer. Remember that conscious decisions dictate your life. You are the captain of your ship and can set ...more

  • 4th Annual Norwegian Christmas Spectacular

    Dec 19 2017

    Welcome to the 4th annual Norwegian Christmas Spectacular!!! Grab a Julebrus and get warm and cozy in front of a crackling fire, with stockings hanging, candles burning in the background, and a white star in the window...a very Norwegian Christmas tradition. Really, white stars are everywhere. Do you know how many Norwegian words contain "Jul" (Christmas)? The holidays start early in December as Jul is added into your body and mind. Today we'll uncover a mystery; are Norwegians really crazy for ...more

  • How To Use Airbnb to Fund Your Travels (Even If You Don't Own Anything Or Live Anywhere)

    Dec 13 2017

    How can you break into the multi-billion dollar Airbnb business? Today Zeona McIntyre stops by to share how you can earn money while you travel the world....even if you don’t live anywhere and you don’t own any real estate whatsoever! Zeona has been to 44 countries and she spends half of each year traveling the world using a variety of travel tactics, but the main one is Airbnb. She owns five properties, manages 20 properties, and teaches others how to invest in properties (with Airbnb in mind) ...more

  • How To Be a Polyglot

    Dec 05 2017

    Have you ever wondered how to be a polyglot? My guest today is a polyglot who has studied more than 25 different languages including a total of nine different alphabets and writing systems. Please welcome Ellen Jovin to the show! Check out her work here where she chronicles her linguistic adventures (and misadventures) and provides resources for other language learners. Tune in today to get advice around self-learning or learning a language on your own. You'll Learn: How to create a connection ...more

  • Travel Wisdom From 100 Countries With Ladan Jiracek

    Nov 28 2017

    Are you ready for some Ladan travel wisdom? My guest today is a multi-passionate wanderer, polyglot, and host of the Travel Wisdom Podcast.  He brings his experience from travel in over 100 countries..... Please welcome Ladan Jiracek to the show! Today you'll hear a mix of topics including: How to go to college in Europe for 50x less than it costs to go in the states The advantages and disadvantages of solo travel The definition of wisdom and how that relates to travel Tips on meeting locals wh...more

  • The Reality Of Full Time Travel Blogging with Tommo and Megsy

    Nov 21 2017

    How does resistance play into your ability to fill your life with travel? You'll hear about this type of resistance, plus: Travel blogging and what it's like to run that business from the road How to handle getting burned out on long term travel The process around figuring out if you should stop traveling and maybe settle down for a bit Do you like unforgettable food experiences?  My guests today have been traveling full time since 2008 and run Food Fun Travel.  You'll hear some tips on findin...more

  • Sweet Ass Strategies for Achieving Anything Fast with Heath Armstrong

    Nov 14 2017

    You are in for real treat today as Heath Armstrong shares some sweet ass strategies for achieving anything fast in travel and in life!  Heath has quite an incredible story. In early 2015 he was in the process of re-imagining his life to become location independent to gain more freedom and travel more.  Since then he has: Sold his house and everything he owned to eliminate distractions/debt and discover meaning Retired his regular ‘career’ for full-time location-independence, freedom, and travel...more

  • Optimizing For Freedom with Nat Eliason

    Nov 07 2017

    Have you ever considered that the way you think about travel can be the difference between going and getting stuck at home? Today Nat Eliason stops by to discuss how to be free and what that really means. Tune in now to hear a wide range of topics including: Why a lot of people get into the digital nomad scene or the full-time travel scene How to avoid travel burnout Benefits of choosing something Why too much freedom can be detrimental and how to manage that Why building a relationship with a ...more

  • How To Take Cheap Alaska Cruises

    Oct 31 2017

    Want to learn how to take cheap Alaska cruises and experience the stunning nature of "The Last Frontier" without breaking your budget? Listen in now to get the inside scoop on planning your own Alaskan cruise adventure. Today You'll learn: How budget travel brings you closer to a place The best way to tour Scotland How to take advantage of the Alaska ferry system What kind of accommodations to expect on cheap Alaska cruises What you can bring on an Alaskan cruise (you'll be surprised) A travele...more

  • Hidden Paths and Sacred Rides with Mike Brcic

    Oct 24 2017

    Would you like to go on some sacred rides? And when is having no plan, the best plan?! Tune in to hear about off the beaten track mountain biking spots around the world, social entrepreneurship, the value of becoming a ski bum (or just any kind of bum- bumming around doing something you love), and how that can actually turn (perhaps inadvertently) into a career. My guest today is the founder of Sacred Rides mountain bike adventures which was ranked as the #1 mountain bike tour company on earth a...more

  • The World's Longest Honeymoon with Mike and Anne from Honeytrek

    Oct 17 2017

    Wouldn't it be fun to take the World's longest honeymoon? What is the easiest way to start doing more of what you love? Tune in today for tons of travel goodies. My guests today left on their honeymoon in January 2012 and never went home! They are the authors of a new book published by National Geographic called Ultimate Journeys For Two: Extraordinary Adventures On Every Continent. They are here to share their best adventure travel strategies, travel advice for two, their Top off the beaten pat...more

  • Getting Free Through Travel with Mike Clarity

    Oct 10 2017

    Have you seen Mike Clarity around the world? What does the evolution of YOU have to do with travel? Tune in to find out how to evolve through travel. Plus, you'll hear a wonderful conversation with a listener of the show; Mike Clarity.  Clarity walked away from a day job and a lifestyle that he felt was suffocating his spirit. He shares stories of life on the road, poetry, and all kinds of interesting travel anecdotes. Learn about getting free through travel (and what that means), the distillati...more

  • Travel Passion Mashin'

    Oct 03 2017

    How can you guarantee a high level of satisfaction around your next trip? Tune in today to hear 3 strategies to make that satisfaction actually occur (on your next trip). Plus, you'll hear about travel flow and an in-person interview around coffee and travel. Dillon Williams from the coffee and bicycle journey, the Homecoming Coffee Tour, stops by a Norwegian cafe to give his perspective on how to build a trip around something you love. Perk up my friend! You'll Learn: Where the travel magic ha...more

  • Top 20 Most Beautiful Places We've Been In The World: Part One

    Sep 26 2017

    Where are some of the most beautiful places in the world? Where have you been? My biz partner, good buddy, and host of Extra Pack of Peanuts, Travis Sherry stops by to share his top most beautiful places he's been in the World. We broke up the Top 20 Most Beautiful Places We've Been In The World into two podcasts. In this episode (Part One), you'll hear each of our rankings (#10 to #6) of the most beautiful places we've ever been in the world. Head over to the Extra Pack of Peanuts podcast (for ...more

  • How To See The Northern Lights In Norway

    Sep 19 2017

    Have you ever wondered how to see the Northern Lights in Norway? Are the Northern Lights on your bucket list? Tune in today to hear how you can do it affordably in a notoriously expensive Scandinavian country and when and where should you go. My friend and fellow expat David Nickel stops by to give you the inside scoop on the Norwegian Northern Lights phenomenon. David is a travel journalist and author of several books, including the new Moon Guidebook to Norway. Be sure to check out the Norway ...more

  • The Current State Of Digital Nomadism + DNX Global Roundup

    Sep 14 2017

    Have you heard of DNX Global? If you are a digital nomad or aspire to be one, you need to check it out. You'll learn how more and more people are earning a living from their laptop; on the fly while they are traveling. It is an incredible way to roam and be free, but it also means you travel with a lot of responsibilities (and there are many challenges to the digital nomad lifestyle). I connect with my buddy Fred Perrotta from Tortuga backpacks (in Lisbon!) to give you the down low on the digita...more

  • Settling With The Nomad Spirit + The Beauty in Ugly

    Sep 05 2017

    Have you ever traveled to an ugly place and found the beauty in it? Today you'll hear about transitioning off the road (from a nomadic life) to a more settled existence. This can be tricky, but tune in to hear how you can do it successfully (and peacefully). My guest is on a mission to help 1,000,000+ entrepreneurs create true freedom in life by 2020. The 3rd edition of her book- Suitcase Entrepreneur: Create Freedom In Business and Adventure In Life - is available now! Please welcome Natalie Si...more

  • The Meaning of Life With Biciclown

    Aug 29 2017

    Have you seen the Biciclown around the world? What is the one thing about travel that never ceases to amaze you? Tune in to learn what travel can reveal about yourself, others, and the world. Plus, you'll gain some wisdom from a gentleman who lives his life on the road- Álvaro Neil (aka Biciclown). Álvaro quit his job as a lawyer and left (in 2004) his home town in Spain to tour the world on a bicycle. He arrived in England after cycling through 114 countries, and stayed with Emma who is a host ...more

  • When Reality Shifts

    Aug 22 2017

    How does the lens through which you see the world affect your reality and your ability to travel? How do you feel about your reality? My guest today is the co-founder of Unbounded Adventures, a new tour company currently running small group trips to Peru. Today you'll hear all about: Launching a tour company Desert survival Spiritual travel Psychedelics And much more Please welcome Tim Richard to the show. Tune In Now To Learn: How to re-calibrate to a new reality The only thing that you can...more

  • Making Sense of Cents: Personal Finance and Travel + Is This The Best time EVER to Travel?

    Aug 15 2017

    Is it easy making sense of cents? Is this the best time ever to build your life around travel? Today you'll get advice on the following: Should you pay off all of your debts before traveling?  And what order should they be paid off in? If you own a home and want to travel long term, should you sell it or rent it out? What are the best ways to save money for travel and still pay all your bills? Please welcome Michelle Schroeder-Gardner to the show. She runs the personal finance lifestyle blog, ...more

  • Grateful Gypsies + The Power Of Awareness

    Aug 08 2017

    Have you heard of the Grateful Gypsies? They are two fellow live music and travel lovers and they have been traveling around the world since 2010. Please welcome Rachel and Sasha to the show! You can find their work at Grateful Gypsies- where they'll help you improvise your life! Today you'll hear all about: Gap years Living in China and Bali Working on the road Traveling in SE Asia They'll take you on another unique path towards long term travel.  Tune in to get some ideas, tips, and strategi...more

  • Hitting The Reset Button On Life Through Travel

    Aug 01 2017

    Do you think you can hit the reset button on your life? Can you do this through travel? My guest today says she is an “adventurist” with a deep love for travel. Her wanderlust has taken her to over 43 countries and last year she completed a three and a half month long trip to 23 countries (in all 7 continents!). And she just released a book about her travels, From Antarctica to Zimbabwe: How I hit the reset button on my life. Please welcome Dr. Quinta to the show.   Today you'll hear all about: ...more

  • Refugee Stories: 12 Countries In 10 Years

    Jul 25 2017

    What refugee stories have you heard? Today, more than ever we need to make people feel welcome and safe. It will allow you to be more accepting and you can connect in a new way. In today's episode, you'll gain a better understanding of what the refugee experience is like from Aiman Shaqura. He came to Norway as a refugee in 1991 after 10 years on the run through 12 countries. Helping immigrants and refugees become integrated into their new home country is a cause close to his heart, so he starte...more

  • Following Your Heart To The Road With Ka Sundance

    Jul 18 2017

    What is one insanely simple thing you can do to kick-start or resume a life of travel? Today Ka Sundance stops by to share his story about how his family has been traveling the world for a long time. He's the founder of The Sundancefamily where he and his wife help new and aspiring business owners, coaches and artists, transform their lives AND businesses to manifest more purpose, abundance and freedom. You'll hear about: What it's like to be down to your last dollar on the road Full time trave...more

  • Only $50 And A Dream: Biking Across The USA Solo With Zero Experience with Jasmine Reese

    Jul 11 2017

    Have you heard about Jasmine Reese and her dog Fiji? Back in 2013 she took her puppy and her violin on a bicycle tour across the United States with less than $50 in her pocket. She was, in her words, a “chubby city girl, trying to regain self-confidence and recapture the person she thought she’d lost.” Learn more about her travels and music at Fijapaw. You'll hear how Jasmine has gained a renewed faith in humanity while experiencing profound acts of kindness from strangers, and how she reshaped ...more

  • A Travel Box of Chocolates

    Jul 04 2017

    How do your expectations around a trip affect the trip itself? Tune in to hear about expectations, plus you'll get a travel box of chocolates. My guest today is the founder of The Strange and New where she aims to “cut the bs out of travel." She is also an editor for Matador and she is here to discuss a potpourri of travel topics. Please welcome Jacqueline Kehoe to the show. Let's dive in! You'll Learn: How to have the time of your life (and meet your best friends ever) Why staying in one place...more

  • Making Another Country Your Home Base - Estonian E-Residency

    Jun 27 2017

    Are you ready for your Estonian E-Residency? The Republic of Estonia is the first country to offer e-residency- a transnational digital identity available to anyone in the world interested in administering a location independent business online. Plus, e-residency enables secure and convenient digital services that facilitate credibility and trust online. Today you'll hear from the managing director of e-residency for the government of Estonia, Kasper Korjus. He's going to give you the details on...more

  • Ex-Patting In Latin America With Lily Ann Fouts

    Jun 20 2017

    Have you ever thought about Ex-Patting? Today my friend Lily Ann Fouts stops by to give you tons of tips, strategies, and advice for Ex-patting in Latin America. Lily is a multi-talented writer, author, and long time traveler who has lived on every continent except Asia ( including Antarctica!). When her and her husband are not out roaming the planet, they are living full time in a motor-home around the USA. She is also the chief adventure scribe of our community Location Indie. Get more info ab...more

  • Price of Travel with Roger Wade

    Jun 13 2017

    What is the price of travel? Today you are going to get the 'nitty gritty' on the price of travel. You'll hear about: Overcoming travel obstacles Saving money on travel Different ideas around what travel costs The logistical practical stuff around money and travel My guest today is the founder and editor in chief of Price of Travel- a database of travel costs in every major destination around the world. The site now features over 200 cities with information for each listing- accommodation, tra...more

  • How To Make Tough Decisions

    Jun 05 2017

    When you choose to travel, a lot of tough decisions come up. Things like: Should I quit my job to travel? Should I travel solo or try to find a friend? Where should I go? Is taking time off from school to travel the right thing to do? Should I keep my apartment/house or rent it out? What should I do when I come back? And on and on. Did you know there is somebody you can ask who is right 100% of the time? Sounds crazy I know! In this episode you'll learn how to make a tough decision and who tha...more

  • Location Independence Uncut - The Spouse Speaks

    Jun 01 2017

    Today I'm bringing you a bonus episode to learn the truth behind Location Independence. My wife Anne Dorthe reveals what it's like to live with a location independent entrepreneur- the good, the bad, and the ugly. How do you think it would be? Awesome, Annoying, Educational? Tune in now to find out. Plus, we are celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack! It is an incredible bundle of resources to help you live, work, and travel anywhere. All about location independence (LI), freedom, and the t...more

  • An Unconventional Life On The Road

    May 30 2017

    When you are trying to decide if you should hit the road for a long period of time (maybe go full nomad) or maybe just extend your current travels, is it just a numbers game? Tune in to hear how it might be for some of you... Today you get a value packed interview with my new friend Paul Kortman. He and his family (wife, 4 kids, and 2 dogs) have been living out on the road for the last 3 years. They spent a year flying around the world and are now living in an RV. You can follow their adventure ...more

  • Transition (Back) To Travel: Jean's Story

    May 24 2017

    Can you have unexpected travel success? What is your number one travel fantasy? Tune in today to find out! Plus, you'll hear a story of transition back to travel as my friend Jean Sibley stops by.... Check out her website, Stop Work Travel, which is all about taking a true break from work – whether for a month, a year, or a lifetime. Putting aside all thoughts of default living and being present to fully enjoy the journey before you. She also does travel coaching at Freedom Past 50 to help peopl...more

  • Zero To Location Independent Challenge (Day 5)

    May 20 2017

    Do you want to learn the truth behind what it takes to go from Zero to Location Independent so you can do it too? Get our free guide at zerototravel.com/freedom to get the best inside strategies and tips from 10 different location independent travelers. Day 5 of the Zero to Location Independent Challenge is here. You've made it. Congratulations. You are about to start a location independent business my friend (in 5 days!). It's time to take the leap. You have the list, you know what you are putt...more

  • Zero To Location Independent Challenge (Day 4)

    May 19 2017

    Do you want to learn the truth behind what it takes to go from Zero to Location Independent so you can do it too? Get our free guide at zerototravel.com/freedom to learn from 10 different location independent travelers. You'll get their best tips, advice, and resources, saving you time and money on your path towards Location Independence. You made it to Day 4 of the Zero to Location Independent Challenge. Keep up the good work my friend, you are on your way towards creating a location independen...more

  • Zero To Location Independent Challenge (Day 3)

    May 18 2017

    Do you want to learn the truth behind what it takes to go from Zero to Location Independent so you can do it too? Grab our free guide at zerototravel.com/freedom In this guide, you’ll hear from 10 different travelers with 10 different types of location independent businesses. You'll get their inside strategies and tips and I’ve taken the best of those lessons and put them into one guide for you! Today is Day 3 of the Zero to Location Independent Challenge. The trail map continues to get the ball...more

  • Zero To Location Independent Challenge (Day 2)

    May 17 2017

    Do you want to learn the truth behind what it takes to go from Zero to Location Independent so you can do it too? Grab our free guide at zerototravel.com/freedom In this guide, you’ll learn how 10 different travelers went from Zero To Location Independent. You'll get their best tips, advice, and resources, so you can save time and money and go location independent fast. Today is Day 2 of the Zero to Location Independent Challenge. Choose your path to get some momentum going toward this location ...more

  • Zero To Location Independent Challenge (Day 1)

    May 16 2017

    Do you want to learn the truth behind what it takes to go from Zero to Location Independent so you can do it too? Grab the free guide at zerototravel.com/freedom Today is Day 1 of the Zero to Location Independent Challenge.  Come along with me on this 5 part mini-series journey giving you the time and space to explore the whole idea of being location independent. You'll get a trail map to start today and continue to learn and grow over the next 5 days. Trust the process and do it in a way that f...more

  • Language Hacking and Location Independence with Idahosa Ness

    May 10 2017

    What is one of your biggest cultural mishaps as a traveler? What is the essence of the best lifestyle businesses out there? Today you'll to get some incredible advice from Idahosa Ness. He speaks five languages fluently and is the creator of The Mimic Method; a unique language learning approach that focuses on “Learning By Ear” so you can learn languages faster, understand more, and speak with a better accent. He also wants to help people make human connections across the language barrier. Tune ...more

  • How To Be Everything

    May 02 2017

    Is there anything that you see as an advantage that others may see as a disadvantage? Have you ever heard of a 'multipotentialite'?   And could you be one? You are not alone my friend. You are going to love today's show as we dive deep into How To Be Everything! My guest today is a writer, artist, career coach, and community leader. She is the Founder and Creative Director at Puttylike, where she helps multipotentialites integrate all of their interests to create dynamic, fulfilling and fruitful...more

  • Cruise Ship Jobs 101: Travel Jobs Series

    Apr 25 2017

    How can you find the best cruise ship jobs if you have no experience? If you work on board a cruise ship you are guaranteed to get paid to travel the world - but is it all it's cracked up to be? And how can you stand out from the stacks of resumes flowing into cruise ship companies every day? Our guest today is a true expert on this topic. Amanda Hathorn-Geary spent a decade at sea AND worked on the human resources side which means she was responsible for hiring newbies like us. In this episode ...more

  • How To Work For An Airline And Fly For Free: Travel Jobs Series

    Apr 20 2017

    Do you love the idea of work that takes you around the world? You may want consider working for an airline so you can fly for free (or pretty close to it when flying internationally). My guest today has worked for 3 major airlines and gets many flight benefits to save money, make money, and take his family around the world. Check out his book, Free Flying to get inside tips on getting hired, employee flight benefits, and lodging on a budget. Today you'll hear about the types of jobs that you can...more

  • The Secret World Of Flight Attendants: An Interview With Betty In The Sky

    Apr 18 2017

    Could you handle being a flight attendant? What makes a good flight attendant and what can you do as a passenger to make life easier on them? Betty In The Sky stops by today to share flight attendant stories, advice on traveling, and so much more! She's a veteran flight attendant with over 20 years in the air.  Check out her podcast- Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase! for candid stories, an insiders view of life in the air, and all the behind the scenes stuff. Fly Here To Learn: How to get a gol...more

  • Up and Coming Destinations: Tibet With Robert Kelly

    Apr 11 2017

    Can you still have a deep experience in Tibet? Why should you visit Tibet now? Today you'll go an adventure through Tibet with expert guide book author Robert Kelly. Robert has co-authored 2 editions of Lonely Planet’s Tibet guide (including the most recent), and he is also the creator of a new podcast called Travel Tape.  You are going to hear some of the sounds of Tibet and also going to learn tons about this destination. Plus, you'll hear about: What it's like to be a guide book author Long ...more

  • Music Festivals 101: Travel, Culture and Music With Festy Go Nuts

    Apr 04 2017

    What is your favorite combination travel platter? In today's episode, you're going to hear about the combination travel platter and learn all about music festivals and travel.  You'll learn all about the music, the culture, and the adventure! And who better to learn from than my friends, Jason and Kelly, founders of Festy Go Nuts (your ultimate music festival resource).   Listen Now To Learn: One of the best excuses to travel and take a road trip How to find the best festival for you The best ...more

  • Travel Role Models and The Minority Nomad

    Mar 28 2017

    What is a minority nomad? And do you know how many are out there? And who is your travel role model? In today's episode you'll hear from a man on a quest to become the first African American to travel to every country in the world! He is currently at 92 countries as we record this... Please welcome Erick Prince to the show. He's a traveler, photographer, and philanthropist and you can check out his journey at Minority Nomad. Tune In To Learn: The best way to learn about yourself and find new op...more

  • Top 10 Travel Wish List + How To Crush Your Bucket List

    Mar 21 2017

    How can you totally crush your travel bucket list- starting right now? Plus, a top 10 list you won’t want to miss… Today my buddy Trav (from EPOP and Location Indie) joins the show as we each share our respective Top 5 Travel Wishes. Give yourself the space and time to dream up your current bucket list and put it in writing. Get back in touch with your travel soul and reconnect with your travel dreams. You can make it happen now! Listen Now To Learn: How to create a ‘big bang’ to bring your ide...more

  • Dating and Travel + Bringing Location Independent Business Ideas To Life

    Mar 14 2017

    What do you think about dating and travel? And how does love work if you are a digital nomad? In today's episode, you'll hear from the Founder of Nomad Soulmates – an online dating app for remote workers and location independent individuals. Please welcome Aline Dahmen to the show! She breaks down what the dating scene is like out there in nomad land, plus how to handle love on the road. And if you're NOT single don’t worry, you'll hear helpful tips for both singles and couples alike: Bringing...more

  • Behind The Scenes With Adventure Travel Journalist Jayme Moye

    Mar 07 2017

    What do you like about Adventure Travel? How does immersion change you? Today you’ll hear all about adventure travel and different ways that immersion can change you...from an award winning professional adventure travel journalist. Please welcome Jayme Moye back to the show! Learn more about her work here. The first show we did together was insanely popular as she gave industry tips and secrets to succeed as a professional travel writer. Check out 'How To Become a Professional Travel Writer' (i...more

  • What It Takes To Go Location Independent

    Feb 28 2017

    What should you do when you get sick of traveling? Plus, what does it really take to go location independent? You'll hear all kinds of location independent (LI) goodies today from newbie nomad Jeremy Enns. Jeremy recently quit his job to travel and run his business from the road. He's got tons of insights into the LI lifestyle; from seasonal work, house sitting, travel hacking, saving money, volunteering, bike touring, and more! Check out his work here! Learn what it takes to go location indepen...more

  • Resettling Abroad and Overseas Education

    Feb 21 2017

      Have you ever experienced an overseas education? Whether it is from unschooling, homeschooling, a classroom, an experience, or an encounter with a local, you never know what you can learn. Today you'll hear 3 things I love about living in another country...plus you'll hear about long term life abroad, reverse culture shock, and a visa you’ve probably never heard about. My guest today has been living abroad for 20 years and has been slow traveling with his family for the last 4 years. Check out...more

  • Travel Health: Everything You Need To Know Before You Go

    Feb 14 2017

    Do you take your travel health seriously? You might spend a lot of time pre-trip planning, but it’s easy to forget about the most important thing – your health. Today you'll hear from a true expert on travel health- she’s a medical doctor and a representative of the CDC, Phyllis Kozarsky, M.D. Dr. Phyllis Kozarsky, M.D. With threats like malaria and other mosquito borne disease, viruses, and everything that’s out there – as a traveler you need to be informed and prepared.... You can't let t...more

  • The Nordic Theory Of Everything With Anu Partanen

    Feb 07 2017

    Have you heard of "The Nordic Theory of Everything" by Anu Partanen? What do you love about your home country? And do you think it could be better? Today you'll hear some interesting perspectives and ideas from a Finnish Journalist who, after moving to America in 2008, began to notice how much more complicated and stressful things seemed to be in the states compared to her home country of Finland. Please welcome Anu Partanen to the show! She wrote "The Nordic Theory of Everything – In Search Of ...more

  • Debt To Travel + The RV Lifestyle

    Jan 31 2017

    Have you ever thought about living the RV lifestyle? How do you go from debt to travel? Today you'll get the goods on the RV lifestyle and how to sustain it! My buddy Heath Padgett stops by to share his story how he and his wife quit their office jobs, bought an RV, and planned a trip to all 50 states. Along the way, they discovered they didn’t want their full-time travel lifestyle to end and wanted to find a way to keep traveling indefinitely. Now they are doing it and also teach others how to ...more

  • Travel Jobs Series: How To Become A Whitewater Rafting Guide + The Game of Life

    Jan 24 2017

    What is one way to add more travel into your life? Tune in to find out! Today you are going to get the goods on travel jobs.  And you'll get to learn about those super cool seasonal jobs like a whitewater rafting guide! Plus, how do you deal with a difficult decision to leave a career for travel? My guest today shares her story and experience in doing just that. She's an experienced river raft guide, freelance journalist, and an outdoor adventure seeker. She'll tell you how to become a river raf...more

  • Experimental Travel and Music

    Jan 17 2017

    What does experimental travel mean to you? Whether it is where you can go, or how you can travel, the experiments are up to you! And it can open up many new ideas around travel- awesome. And how does music impact your travel experience? It's something that can immediately change your state and connect you with anyone in the world. Today you'll hear from Fil Corbitt, musician and experimental travel extraordinaire. He's the creator, producer, and host of a podcast called Van Sounds (listen here o...more

  • Terrifying Travel Toilet Tales

    Jan 10 2017

    Do you have a terrifying travel toilet tale? Ok, it may be a little gross to some, but when nature calls, you have to do what you have to do. And usually a humorous, memorable travel story will result. Today we are bring you a fun and interesting episode....travel poop stories. You'll hear from a couple community members, myself, and my wife (a honeymoon poop story). Plus you'll get 3 travel toilet tips, some bonuses, and so much more! Tune in to get some laughs and maybe you can relate. Resourc...more

  • Resolutions, Remote Work, and the Reality of Language Learning

    Jan 03 2017

    What are your travel New Year's resolutions? Want to hear my favorite New Year's resolution for travelers? It’s the ONLY 7 words you need to travel this year. Tune in to hear how you can go anywhere you want to go (this year)! Plus, you'll hear a unique take on location independence, language learning, travel, and so much more. My friend and co-founder of Live Lingua, Ray Blakney, stops by to share his journey, experiences, and insights to helping others. If you want to learn a language or are i...more

  • How To Plan Your Best Damn Year Ever: The Rosebud Method

    Dec 27 2016

    Want a simple way to make sure you do everything you want to in business, travel and life in 2017. Listen to this show!

  • 3rd Annual Norwegian Christmas Spectacular

    Dec 20 2016

    Welcome to a very special holiday podcast, our 3rd annual Norwegian Christmas Spectacular!!!! Grab a warm beverage (or a cold one if you prefer!), relax and cozy up by the fire with us as we share nine delightful Norwegian holiday traditions that "Jul" be sure to love. Drinking the famous Julebrus Along the way you'll discover our favorite Nordic holiday happenings from quaint Christmas markets to traditional food, drink, music, and so much more. Oslo at Christmas Don't miss this once ...more

  • 14 Ninja Packing Moves

    Dec 13 2016

    Do you want to make next year your best travel year ever? Ever wonder the best way to pack for a trip? Well, today you'll hear a simple strategy to make your travel dreams become a reality. Plus, you'll get all kinds of practical, core, awesome travel advice centered around packing. My buddy and packing expert Fred Perrotta (from Tortuga backpacks) is in the house today! Get ready to hear some expert packing tips in our Top 14 Ninja Packing Moves. Be sure to check out the Tortuga Outbreaker Back...more

  • How To Retire Early and Travel the World

    Dec 06 2016

    Can YOU retire early and travel the world? What does it really take to retire early? Today you’re going to hear a totally different approach that might forever change the way you think about your work, your finances, and how travel ties in with that.... And today's show is kind of a big deal- you'll hear from Anita Dhake who retired in her 30's (yes, her 30's!) and enjoys traveling the world! Anita is known online as ‘Thrifty Girl’ and she is here to share some advice on early retirement, the li...more

  • 5 Ways To Spice Up Your Next Trip + An Authentic Food Quest

    Nov 29 2016

    How are you spicing up your next trip? Are you ready for an authentic food quest? Tune in today to hear 5 ways to add another exciting layer to your next travel experience....something a little extra. Plus, you'll hear about one of my favorite parts of travel – Food! My guests today traded in their corporate jobs in 2015 to eat their way around the world. They recently published their first book, Authentic Food Quest Argentina: A Guide To Eat Your Way Authentically Through Argentina. Rosemary an...more

  • 20 Travel Gift Ideas: Part Two

    Nov 22 2016

    "Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift.  That is why it is called the present."  -Bil Keane  Looking for great travel gift ideas? Tune in today for Part Two of 20 Travel Gift Ideas! In this episode, I sit down my wife Anne Dorthe to share 3 cost saving tips around actual travel experience gifts (hear the most valuable gift you can give someone).   Plus, Fred from Tortuga Backpacks pays us another visit to share his top 5 travel gift ideas for long term travel. Want to ...more

  • 20 Travel Gift Ideas: Part One

    Nov 15 2016

    What was the best travel gift you have ever received? How do you come up with travel gift ideas? Well, be sure to tune into this two part series to get a list of 20 travel gift ideas! In this episode, my wife Anne Dorthe stops by to discuss actual travel experience gift ideas and 3 tips for knocking it out of the park if you want those gifts to mean something (think the spirit of travel). Plus, Fred from Tortuga Backpacks returns to share his top 5 travel gift ideas for the digital nomad. Want t...more

  • How To Get A Second Passport + Taxes and Banking For Nomads: An Interview With Andrew Henderson “The Nomad Capitalist”

    Nov 08 2016

    What is a Nomad Capitalist? Well, who better to learn from than “The Nomad Capitalist” himself, Andrew Henderson. Andrew has become an expert at operating businesses around the world, managing overseas bank accounts, real estate, and even securing 2nd passports and citizenship's for himself and his clients. He helps you keep more of your money by finding the best countries in the world to LEGALLY move your businesses for tax reductions, immigration, and investments. Special thanks to Tortuga Bac...more

  • Trekking Nepal Series: Audio Guidary Sneak Peek

    Nov 04 2016

    Have you ever thought about Trekking Nepal? Today you'll get a little something different with an audio adventure unlike anything you've ever heard! Tune in now to get a sneak peek of Episode 1. My wife Anne Dorthe and I are taking you to the beautiful country of Nepal through a unique 16-part travel podcast series – the world’s first “audio guidary” (part audio guide and part diary): Trekking Nepal: Your Adventure Guide | A Zero To Travel Podcast Series What you'll get: We’ll be your travel co...more

  • Transition To Travel: Paula and Perry's Story

    Nov 01 2016

    What is the most unusual place you’ve slept while traveling? And what is one style of accommodations that you'll have to add to your bucket list? Tune in now to find out! Plus, you'll learn what it's like to transition to a life on the road. Zero To Travel community members Paula and Perry recently quit their successful corporate jobs for long term travel with a longer term goal of creating a new location independent lifestyle! You'll hear their journey before the journey, get valuable tips and ...more

  • How To Get The Lowest Airfare + The Definitive Guide To Airline Carry On Baggage Rules

    Oct 27 2016

    Do you get confused by the ever-shifting carry on baggage rules? Do you love flying? Do you hate flying? You are going to have to do it when you travel, so it doesn’t really matter..... Do you know how to get the lowest airfare for your next trip? Tune in today to get the definitive guide to know exactly what you can carry on these days.  Plus, you'll get 5 tips to help you get the lowest airfare for your next trip. Carry on baggage rules can be very specific, so who better to learn from than th...more

  • Up and Coming Destinations: Myanmar with Dustin Main

    Oct 21 2016

    Today you'll get a glimpse inside Myanmar with Dustin Main. Dustin is a talented photographer, location independent entrepreneur, and helps travelers with technology through his website Too Many Adapters. Plus he has become a go to expert on travel in Myanmar and today he shares why Myanmar should be on your travel radar. Dustin Main has traveled to Myanmar more than a dozen times, spending more than a year in the country and has documented the changing stories of the Myanmar people through This...more

  • Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

    Oct 13 2016

    Why is it so important to consider alternatives in travel and life? Today my friend Blake Boles stops by share his insights into alternative education and adventures. Blake has a mission to help people discover self-directed learning and helps them blaze their own trails through life, including the option to build a life around travel if you so desire. One of the ways he accomplishes this is as the director of Unschool Adventures- Trips and Programs for Self-Directed Young Adults. Listen today t...more

  • Up and Coming Destinations: The Republic of Georgia

    Oct 06 2016

    Why should you go to The Republic of Georgia? What makes Georgia a worthwhile destination to consider? Well you're in for a real treat today as my great friend and business partner, Travis Sherry (from Extra Pack of Peanuts) stops by to share his stories of a recent visit to The Republic of Georgia. Find out why it is a magical place! Tune in Now To Learn: How to become a novelty when you travel How the Republic of Georgia lives up to tales of amazing hospitality One of the top reasons you sho...more

  • A Solo Travel Lovefest

    Sep 29 2016

    What do you think about Solo Travel? Why should you do it? Why should you consider it? I'll give you 3 reasons why I absolutely adore it! Today you'll hear all about solo travel from my friend Henry. We met at a hostel in Istanbul, Turkey and decided to share our solo travel stories with you! Plus, when arriving in a country for the first time, how do you get from the airport to your accommodations? Tune in to hear how to do it affordably, without hassle, and without a smart phone! Hanging wi...more

  • The Magic Of Relocating With Matt Giovanisci

    Sep 22 2016

    What is something you can do to open up more travel and more adventure in your life? You'll hear all about this today as well as the 3 biggest tips to succeed at creating a location independent business. And who better to learn from than my friend Matt Giovanisci! He is a relentlessly creative Location Independent Entrepreneur, runs many online businesses, and he'll show you real-time experiments in making money online. Head over to Money Lab to check out his experiments and learn how you can st...more

  • Extending Your Travels + The Location Indie Scene

    Sep 15 2016

    "Resourcefulness is the ultimate resource" -Tony Robbins What is the ultimate resource for extending your travels? Today you'll hear all about about: Utilizing your resources Long term travel The Best places in the World to work The Location Independence scene And much more! And you get the privilege to learn from Stu Jones- a bloke from down under who has been traveling and living the location independent lifestyle for the last 18 years! He is the founder of Coworkation- running co-working tr...more

  • Transition To Travel: Melinda's Story

    Sep 09 2016

    What is the hardest part of long term travel? You'll hear my thoughts on this and you'll hear what it's like to transition from a steady job to a life of travel. Melinda DiOrio stops by to give us her insights on how she left her Corporate job to travel, learn yoga, and see the world. She is a travel photographer and certified yoga teacher committed to a life of exploration! Check out her travel photography and yoga journey at Melinda DiOrio. Listen Now To Learn: How to go on a liberating jour...more

  • The Best Job on The Planet With The Beaver

    Aug 30 2016

    How do you fulfill your personal legend (your dreams) doing the things you were meant to do? What do you do if you don’t know what you’re meant to do? Tune in today to hear insights on these questions plus you'll hear from a man who seems to be living his own legend to the fullest- Stephen "Beaver" Harris. The Beaver has traveled to 90 countries over the last 10+ years! And last year he had the Best Job on The Planet- being sent to 51 European cities to stay in hostels, party, and write about it...more

  • Solo Road Tripping

    Aug 24 2016

    What do you think about solo road tripping? Yes, you'll hear about road trippin' again, but it's that time of year! So get ready and strap in.... My guest today is going to give you the goods on solo road tripping. She just finished a 2+ month long solo road trip across the USA and back to California! Congratulations Katie Doherty. Today you'll hear all about: Road tripping by yourself How to use new media and dating apps to help fund your travels Photography Unexpectedly great things to see in...more

  • The World Walk with Tom Turcich

    Aug 16 2016

    Is travel something worth fighting for? Maybe you should ask Tom Turcich! He spent many years saving, planning, and preparing; always keeping his dream alive. Tom Turcich has been walking from NJ to Ecuador the past 15 months and over the next 4 years plans on walking on every continent. You can follow his adventure at The World Walk. Tune in today to hear his story and learn why he’s doing it, how he affords it, and what it’s like to slow travel by foot, plus so much more! And You'll Learn: W...more

  • 32 Reasons Why Road Trips Rule: Part Two

    Aug 09 2016

    Ready for some more road trippin'? Buckle up for Part Two of 32 Reasons Why Road Trips Rule! What are your reasons why road trips rule? Let's hit the open road and have some fun! My biz partner, good buddy, and host of Extra Pack of Peanuts, Travis Sherry stops by again to discuss our top 8 reasons why road trips rule. Can you guess the number one reason? Tune in now to learn the reasons road trips rule: Where you get to sleep Getting happy Goofiness with other road trippers New potentials Conn...more

  • 32 Reasons Why Road Trips Rule: Part One

    Aug 02 2016

    Is there anything better than a good old fashioned road trip? We don't think so. Hitting the open road with nowhere to go, nowhere to be, totally free. Maybe you have some reasons why road trips rule! In this episode my biz partner, good buddy, and host of Extra Pack of Peanuts, Travis Sherry stops by to riff on the 32 reasons why road trips rule! Today we break down each of our rankings 16 to 9. Be sure to tune in next week as we break down our rankings 8 to 1! What you'll learn about why road ...more

  • Listener Questions Part 4

    Jul 26 2016

    Ready for more travel tips and advice? It's time to get your most pressing travel questions answered in Part 4 of the Zero To Travel Podcast Listener Questions! Have a travel question for the next episode? Want some travel strategies that could help you on your next travel adventure? Please email me at jason@zerototravel.com or ask it on twitter @zerototravel Tune in today to get insights on the following: How to convince a partner to travel when they are afraid to go What to pack for a round t...more

  • Should I Go Location Independent?

    Jul 19 2016

    How can you make your location dependent career (or job) location independent? Plus, what is your favorite city activity? In today's episode you'll get the answers to these questions plus get some insight on the following: Are entrepreneurs born or bred? Can anyone work for themselves? How do you structure and pitch remote work agreements? What is the value of not working while you travel? And who better to give you these insights than my friend and Business Coach Emily Utter. She helps advent...more

  • The Great Debate: Slow vs Fast Travel

    Jul 12 2016

    What is your latest travel related debate? What is your favorite way to travel- slow or fast? In today's episode, my buddy and biz partner Travis from The Extra Pack of Peanuts stops by for the Great Debate- slow travel vs fast travel. In one corner, we have Jason with slow travel. In the other corner, we have Travis with fast travel. Ding Ding. The verbal beat-down is on! Who will come out on top? Who will present the best argument? You decide! Listen Now To Learn: Why the speed of travel is a...more

  • The Call Of Adventure with Brendan Leonard

    Jul 05 2016

    What do you do when you first get home after a long trip? Plus, is travel really just an excuse to run away from your problems? Brendan Leonard stops by to give his insights on these questions plus adventure travel for all levels, sobriety while traveling, and so much more! Brendan shares humor, essays and stories of adventure on his website Semi-Rad and he is the author of several books including his new memoir about how he turned his life around and found redemption through climbing and world ...more

  • Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

    Jun 28 2016

    Is travel insurance worth it? Anything can happen anywhere at anytime.... Tune in today to hear how the unsexy topic of travel insurance can be fun, exciting, and even entertaining. You'll hear from former reporter and current travel junkie Phil Sylvester. He's head of content at World Nomads- an online travel company that provides specialized travel insurance and travel safety services for independent, volunteer, and student travelers in more than 150 countries! Get a FREE Travel Insurance quot...more

  • Is This The New American Dream?

    Jun 21 2016

    What is the new American dream? Is it to sell everything and hit the road for a life of full time travel? Well tune in today to hear from Bryanna who's family has done just that! Her and her husband Craig sold their 3000sq ft house and pretty much everything in it- to travel the USA and live full time in an RV (with 4 kids and 2 dogs!). You'll hear about the adjustments that had to be made and how they were able to create their new American dream. Plus get a behind the curtain look at their RV l...more

  • Scandinavia On The Cheap, Nomad Life and The Power of Travel

    Jun 14 2016

    Have you ever thought about living a nomad life? What makes someone live a nomad life? Today's guest shares with you his unique perspectives around travel and living life on the road full time. He's been living the nomad life for the last five years! Please welcome my friend Gary from NOMADS - a life of cheap/free travel. Today he'll share the following: How he has has spent no money while traveling through Scandinavia (notoriously one of the most expensive areas of the world) What he feels mak...more

  • The Dirtiest Word In Travel

    Jun 06 2016

    Discover the dirtiest word in travel and how knowing it can help you achieve any travel dream.

  • How To YouTube Your Way To More Travel + 3 Steps To Getting Anything You Want

    Jun 02 2016

    How can a single idea land you in your dream destination? What is it about a place you've never visited that makes you want to go there? Today you'll hear the answers to these questions and the simple 3 step process for getting anything you want- travel or otherwise- and how you can get started today! Plus you'll hear all about how to YouTube yourself to more travel from Paradise Pack Contributor Gabrielle Wallace- the Laptop Teacher and creator of Go Natural English. She'll give you the goo...more

  • 17 Reasons Location Independence Rocks!

    May 31 2016

    What does it mean to be Location Independent? Whether it is owning your own business- that could mean you work as a freelancer or as a contractor for someone else- not necessarily having an online business. Or what service do you provide for people? Is it possible for you to work from anywhere? If someone said to you, “now or sometime in the future, would you like to be able to travel the world, do work that you love, have total freedom AND earn more money than you do right now?” What would be y...more

  • Should I "Follow My Passion"?

    May 26 2016

    When you ask "What should I do?" a lot of people will answer "Follow Your Passion!" But what does that really mean? Have you every asked yourself, "Should I follow my passion?" Today I team up with my biz partner and friend Travis to give you a little taste of the Location Independent lifestyle- we discuss passion and what it means to business and your lifestyle. Plus what should you do when you are worrying about what you should do when you get back from a long trip? Listen Now To Learn: How t...more

  • Crowdsourcing Your Travels With Anita Wing Lee

    May 24 2016

    What is the #1 thing you can do to make extending your travels much, much easier? Today you get the pleasure of hearing from Anita Wing Lee. She sold her stuff and packed her life into one piece of luggage with the intention to travel light and serve humanity. She is making a huge difference in the world. And she can help you find your highest calling in life! Her most recent project is raising money and awareness for refugees in Greece- check out Project: SoulFam. She’s leveraged technology to ...more

  • Round The World Travel + GAP Year For All! With Sean Keener from BootsnAll.com

    May 17 2016

    Ever thought about taking a round the world journey? Sean Keener stops by to talk round the world travel and gives his take on why gap years/career breaks should be on everybody’s resume! Sean specializes in helping you plan round the world journeys through BootsnAll. BootsnAll helps unite independent travelers and helps people wander the planet! It's the best place to plan and purchase complex travel- round the world trips- and multi stop international trips. The BootsnAll team has helped over ...more

  • Couplepreneur Conundrums with Nick and Gen

    May 10 2016

    What is a couplepreneur? And how do they make business, travel, and relationships work?! Should couples that travel together and friends that travel together also go into business together? Definitely something to ponder. Today you'll hear all about couplepreneur conundrums from Nick and Gen over at The Great Anomaly. They are full time nomadic couplepreneurs running multiple 6 figure businesses from all over the world (while they travel!). They’ve made it their mission to help other entrepreneu...more

  • The Spiritual Journey + Travel and Creativity with Karan Bajaj

    May 03 2016

    Is travel the perfect way to embark on a spiritual journeyor quest?How can travel expand your creativity?Please welcome Karan Bajaj to the Zero To Travel Podcast. He's a#1 best-selling Indian novelist with more than 200,000 copies ofhis novels in print. He took a year off from his corporate job inNY to backpack from Europe to India- to learn yoga and meditationin the Himalayas.Check out his new book, The Yoga ofMax’s Discontent and learn more about Karan Bajaj here.Today You'll Learn:The deep st...more

  • The Slow Travel Philosophy + Traveling As A Black Woman with Oneika Raymond

    Apr 26 2016

    What does slow traveling mean to you and why should you consider it? How does slow travel change your overall travel experience? In today's episode you'll hear all about slow travel, teaching overseas, and how the color of someone’s skin affects their travel experience. You'll learn quite a bit from today's guest- a total travel junkie and serial expat- Oneika Raymond. She has visited over 80 countries on 6 continents (and counting!). She is also an entertaining and refreshingly honest travel wr...more

  • Top 32 USA Cities For Travelers

    Apr 19 2016

    It's time for a super fun episode breaking down the top USA cities for travelers. The list is subjective and up for debate, so don't let it drive you bananas (you all have your favorite place for one reason or another). My biz partner, good buddy, and host of Extra Pack of Peanuts, Travis Sherry stops by to share his top USA cities for travelers. We broke up the 32 USA cities into two podcasts. In this episode, you'll hear each of our top 8 USA cities for travelers (so 1-8 for 16 cities!). He...more

  • Travel Photography 101 with Travis Longmore

    Apr 12 2016

    Get ready for Travel Photography 101! What is your relationship with photography and travel? Do you love taking pictures while you’re out on the road? Should you take a photo or just enjoy the moment? Today you'll get some amazing insights from travel photographer extraordinaire Travis Longmore. He wanders the globe in search of the perfect photo and also hosts the never ending nomad podcast. Some basics of the course: A guide on how you can take better photos on your journeys The simpl...more

  • Inspiring Female Adventurers Series: Around America And Beyond with Renata Chlumska

    Apr 05 2016

    It’s time for the fourth installment of our Inspiring Female Adventurers Series with Swedish and Czech adventurer- Renata Chlumska.  She has a long and impressive list of expeditions including: A bicycle trip from Nepal to Sweden A motorcycle trip from India to Sweden Finished the 7 Summits Around America Adventure (439 days- 11,300 miles by kayak and bicycle- Solo) Renata Chlumska is a true expert and will guide you on: Solo travel How to plan big adventures How you can turn adven...more

  • How the World Sees America

    Mar 29 2016

    Have you ever thought about how the world sees America? Do you feel like you are representing not just yourself, but your entire country while you are traveling abroad? Plus, how does the world perceive America and Americans? You'll hear the answers to these questions and more from René Zografos. He's a best-selling Norwegian-Greek author and veteran journalist. His book, Attractive Unattractive Americans: How The World Sees America, reveals world insights about 'American perception' from tho...more

  • How To Travel Overland Through Central America + Travelosophy 4

    Mar 22 2016

    How do you feel about overland travel in Central America? In today's Zero To Travel Podcast, I'm bringing you episode four of Travelosophy. In this series I share thoughtful questions around long-term travel and/or travel as a lifestyle choice for any period of time. Today you'll hear about the best way to catch the travel fish (memorable travel experiences) and overland travel in Central America. My guest today just finished driving through Central America, and he's ready to share the best ...more

  • Hot and Cold Edition: Cheap Flights In Asia + Budget Ski and Snowboard Travel

    Mar 15 2016

    Does fear help you travel more? In today's Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear how to get cheap flights in Asia and how to get the best ski and snowboard travel deals. It's the hot and cold edition! You'll get the HOT from Louisa with wentadventuring.com- a place where her and her husband share advice and stories for nomads. They've lived around the world since 2007 in 8 different countries- exploring, writing, and photographing. And you'll get the COLD from my buddy Tim Wenger- winter sport...more

  • Biking Through Europe and Post-Travel "Reality"

    Mar 08 2016

    What happens when a life of travel becomes your new reality? In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear all about: What "reality" is like before and after travel How to incorporate your loved ones into your travels An amazing cycling adventure through Europe with Carla (and her famous friend) And much more! Thanks to italki for making this show possible. Meet with native speakers- practice, learn the basics, make a new friend, and learn a new language! Get your free les...more

  • Travel Tactics 6: How To Travel Indefinitely

    Mar 01 2016

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, we're bringing you part 6 of Travel Tactics. This is the third edition of how to travel indefinitely. You'll get the trifecta of long term travel- how to find inexpensive accommodations, how to find free or cheap flights, and how to earn a living while you travel. The trilogy concludes with our 3 travel experts: Nora Dunn from The Professional Hobo, Travis Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts, and Rob Dix from Making It Anywhere. Don’t be intimidate...more

  • The Hostel Experience : An Interview With HK Austin Owner Brent Underwood

    Feb 23 2016

    Want to know the #1 rated hostel in the United States in 2015? Look no further than HK Austin in the heart of Austin, TX. How do you feel about hostels? What comes to your mind when you think of hostels? Well today you'll get to hear all about hostels from the owner of HK Austin, Brent Underwood. He's an entrepreneur, budget traveler, and has helped create and execute online marketing campaigns for some of the biggest book launches in the world. Please welcome Brent to the Zero to Travel Podc...more

  • Travel Mix 3: Digital Nomadness and Bringing Travel Home

    Feb 16 2016

    Get ready for episode 3 of The Travel Mix on today's Zero To Travel Podcast. My guest co-host is Isabelle Rizo: Digital Nomad, International Speaker, and Storytelling Artist. She provides tips and advice on freedom, adventure, and business at The BellaVie. Click here to learn more about all the great things Isabelle is doing. Special thanks to italki for helping make this travel mix possible. Buy one lesson, get one free for Zero to Travel Listeners. Connect with a native language teacher her...more

  • 3 years Alone On Foot : An Interview With Sarah Marquis

    Feb 09 2016

    Sarah Marquis can teach you so much about solo travel adventures and yourself. She shares some amazing insights on today's Zero To Travel Podcast- bringing you the third installment of our Inspiring Female Adventurers Series. Sarah traveled 10,000mi on foot from Siberia to Australia- alone. An epic walk that lasted 3 years! Hear her tales of survival, nature connections, perseverance, various encounters, and learn about an overall amazing spirit- all documented in her book, Wild By Nature. L...more

  • Listener Questions Part Three

    Feb 02 2016

    Ready to hear some travel strategies, tips, and advice? It's time for the third edition of the Zero To Travel Podcast Listener Questions. Getting your most pressing travel questions answered! Have a travel question for the next episode? Looking for travel strategies to enhance your travel experience? Please send me an email to jason@zerototravel.com or ask it on twitter @zerototravel Listen in to get some perspectives on the following: What should you do when you first arrive to a new count...more

  • Documenting Your Travels: Good or Bad?

    Jan 28 2016

    How does the documentation of travel- whether through pictures, social media sharing, blogging, podcasting, whatever- affect the travel experience? The roundtable discussion continues in this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast! I'm bringing back 3 special guests, awesome travel podcasters, my friends: Nathaniel from The Daily Travel Podcast (now called The Travelers). Jackie from The Budget Minded Traveler Travis from Extra Pack of Peanuts Today’s show is bit different. You'll g...more

  • Travel Grab Bag: A Roundtable Discussion

    Jan 26 2016

    How do you accomplish budget minded travel? What's your favorite travel app? These are just a few of the topics you'll hear about in this episode of the Zero to Travel podcast. You're in for a real treat! "No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now" - Alan Watts Today’s episode is a round-table discussion jam- an audio grab bag of sorts- a sampling of resources, information, and just different perspectives on various travel related things. And you'...more

  • Travel In The Middle East with Genevieve Hathaway : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jan 19 2016

    “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” – Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a ton of information packed into this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast: Adventure travel in the Middle East Travel photography Starting your own tour company And much more! Today’s guest is the perfect guide- Genevieve Hathaway. She’s the founder of Archaeoadventures– a tour company providing women powered tours to the Middle East and north Africa. She’s al...more

  • Finding Your Island Paradise: An Interview With Alex Sheshunoff : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jan 12 2016

    If you were stranded on a remote island in the south pacific, what one luxury item would you want to have? Plus, have you ever had that escape fantasy? Well, today's guest will tell you what it is really like to drop everything and move to a remote island. The Zero To Travel Podcast welcomes Alex Sheshunoff- the author of the new hilarious book, 'A Beginner's Guide to Paradise: 9 Steps to Giving Up Everything, So You Too Can: Move to a South Pacific Island, Wear a Loincloth, Read a Hundred Bo...more

  • Everest Excellence: An Interview With Ellen Miller – Inspiring Female Adventurers Series

    Jan 05 2016

    What is your most outlandish travel dream? What would you do if you could go anywhere and do anything? In today's Zero To Travel Podcast, I'm bringing you the second installment of our Inspiring Female Adventurers Series. Today's guest, Ellen Miller, has some incredible athletic accomplishments. TO highlight a few: She is the first American woman to summit Everest from both sides (north and south) The first American woman to climb the Himalayan triple crown Named Colorado woman of the year in...more

  • Travelosophy: The George Costanza Approach To Reaching Your Travel Goals : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Dec 29 2015

    In today's Zero To Travel Podcast, I'm bringing you episode three of Travelosophy. In this series I share thoughtful questions around long-term travel and/or travel as a lifestyle choice for any period of time. These questions I pose in this series have no right or wrong answer and my thoughts are my travelosophy or travel philosophy. What are your travel goals? Do you think George Costanza from Seinfeld could help you achieve those travel goals? Listen now to find out: How to re-invent yourse...more

  • 2nd Annual Norwegian Christmas Spectacular : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Dec 22 2015

    Happy holidays and welcome to the 2nd annual Christmas spectacular here on the Zero To Travel Podcast! Today my wife Anne Dorthe and I are bringing you this episode from our apartment in Oslo, Norway. We’ll be sharing 12 things we love about Christmas in Norway. It's like the song, The 12 Days of Christmas- Norwegian Style! We'd like to give you the fun stuff about the holiday's.....the good vibes. And whether you celebrate Christmas or not I hope you’ll join us today because.....you’re invited ...more

  • Travel Weirdness : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Dec 15 2015

    What is the weirdest thing you've seen on a trip? In this episode of the Zero To Travel podcast, you'll hear all about travel weirdness, an interesting interpretation of hell, and different ways to get off the beaten path. I'm bringing you a special guest at the top of the show. And, you'll hear from Chris Backe: The nomad travel blogger bringing you One Weird Globe- helping you discover weird and offbeat places when you are traveling. Special thanks to Tortuga Backpacks. Use promo code 'travel'...more

  • Travel Meltdowns : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Dec 08 2015

    Do you find this time of year both strange and exciting? What is your biggest travel meltdown? In today's Zero To Travel podcast, we're bringing you a different kind of episode: Travel Meltdowns. Hear from people who have 'melted down' all over the world. Not only here, but we've got a sister episode over at Extra Pack of Peanuts. Tune in there to hear more travel meltdown tales. Maybe you'll get some ideas on how to avoid a travel meltdown! Thanks again to Tortuga Backpacks! Use promo code 'tra...more

  • The Only Woman To Walk Around The World: Inspiring Female Adventurers Series with Polly Letofsky

    Dec 01 2015

    In today's Zero To Travel Podcast, I'm bringing you a new series: Inspiring Female Adventurers. In this series I give the ladies some props and share some amazing things they are doing out in the world. Whether it is adventure, exploring cultures, overcoming challenges, or just seeing the world, there is something to learn from these amazing female travelers. Today's guest walked for 5 years straight, through 4 continents, 22 countries, and over 14,000 miles. Her journey was a mission to bring g...more

  • Travelosophy: Gratitude: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Nov 24 2015

    In today's Zero To Travel Podcast, I'm bringing you episode two of Travelosophy. In this series I share thoughtful questions around long-term travel and/or travel as a lifestyle choice for any period of time. These questions I pose in this series have no right or wrong answer and my thoughts are my travelosophy or travel philosophy. I'd love to hear what you think. Email me, send me a message on twitter, or leave a comment below if you want to add to this discussion. Special shout out to Tortuga...more

  • Karun: Misadventures On Iran’s Longest River with Tom Allen: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Nov 17 2015

    What is the best way to discover the truth about a place and its people? In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear from author, traveler, and adventure film maker Tom Allen. He and his buddy Leon McCarron just produced the film Karun- chronicling a recent journey along Iran’s longest river- from source to sea. You'll gain a new perspective of Iran and see why the Iranian people are famous for their hospitality. You may even be inspired to plan your next trip there! You'll Learn:...more

  • Travel Mix: The L Edition with Suitcase Entrepreneur Natalie Sisson: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Nov 13 2015

    The 'Travel Mix' is back in this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast! Today's guest co-host is Natalie Sisson, the Suitcase Entrepreneur. She helps people create freedom in business and adventure in life.....and has traveled to nearly 70 countries! If you're looking to start a lifestyle business check out Natalie's Freedom Plan. Today you’ll hear us riff about a travel topic starting with the letter L.  Hint: it's all relative to time. Listen Now! You'll discover: How intuition helps to make ...more

  • Travel Tactics Part 5: How to Travel Indefinitely: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Nov 10 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, we're bringing you part 5 of Travel Tactics- welcome back! This is the second edition of how to travel indefinitely. This series gives you a three pronged attack to building a life around long term travel- free flights, inexpensive accommodations, and how to work from the road and earn an income on the road. Learn from those that have truly been there, done that- Travis Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts, Nora Dunn from The Professional Hobo, and Rob...more

  • Lifestyle Design and Beating Your Own Path with Marc Freccero : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Nov 03 2015

    What is the number one thing you can do to create a lifestyle around something you love...including travel? In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear from Marc Freccero: DJ, music producer, and entrepreneur. He quit his corporate job at an accounting firm to live out of a van to create music. Marc shares his lifestyle design story when he took off on a 10 month tour of 10 USA cities to produce a song for each city. Check out his tracks on The Light Nearby, as Marc captures the c...more

  • Tales From A Converted School Bus: Working Full Time and Traveling With An Adventure Dog: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Oct 30 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear from a couple who are exploring the USA (with their adventure dog Hilde!) in a converted school bus. Will & Alyssa needed a bit more space for their gear (and Hilde), so they converted a school bus to their office and sanctuary. They run their tech consulting business on the road, and seek out the best trails and adventures the USA has to offer. Check out their awesome adventures on Outside Found! Along with the interview I'll share one ...more

  • A Horseback Ride Across the USA: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Oct 29 2015

    What is your biggest takeaway from your last trip? 'Theme' week continues on the Zero to Travel Podcast as you'll hear another story of travel with a four legged friend. Meet Jesse (aka Alex) and his horse Pepper. They took off on an amazing 8 month journey across the USA from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Check out Jesse's story on his facebook page, On the Hoof, Sea to Sea. Jesse took a few similar trips on a moped and flying a small plane. He also rode a motorcycle across the country and bicyc...more

  • How To Bike Around The World With Your Pet: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Oct 28 2015

    Is Cycle Touring one of the best ways to travel with your pet? Out four legged friends theme week continues on the Zero To Travel Podcast. Today you'll hear from Jen and Dave of Long Haul Trekkers.  They quit their jobs and decided to bike around the world with their dog Sora!  They'll teach you plenty about International Travel with a dog. Talk about a high quality of life for all parties involved. Plus, you wont believe how far one dog traveled to find its way home. You'll Learn: Why Cycle To...more

  • Riding Across Mongolia On Horseback: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Oct 27 2015

    This episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast kicks off a new 'theme' week combining two things people are passionate about, animals and travel. Can four legged friends enhance your travel experience? What is it like to take a trip back in time and use animals as your mode of transportation? Today's guests did just that when they rode 3500km across Mongolia on horseback. Nic and Donna Cuthbert share a passion for travel and decided to spend their 'honeymoon' living a traditional horse based existe...more

  • An Organic Long Term Travel Life: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Oct 20 2015

    Do you think YOU can live a long term travel life? In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear how a long term travel life is possible from Caz Makepeace.  She and her husband Craig have been traveling on and off for over 16 years. They have lived in 5 countries and adventured in 52! They are helping to change people's lives via their blog ytravel. And they are enhancing the lives of their two young daughters through travel- how cool is that? Plus I talk road trips and give you...more

  • Nomad On A Wire: The Delicate Balance of Travel and Work: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Oct 13 2015

    Is the digital nomad lifestyle for you? Can you really get work done away from your home? In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear from Matt Giovanisci about what it's like to take your business on the road for the first time. Matt is a video and podcasting whiz, public speaker, rapper and beat maker, runs multiple online businesses, and hosts driven, a podcast for driven entrepreneurs and more. You'll hear his first hand unique take on location independence. And you'll get yet...more

  • Top 13 Traveling Adventure Sports : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Oct 09 2015

    Who is ready for an adventure? Do you travel for adventure or do you adventure where you travel? In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I discuss adventure sports with Curt Linville from 180 tack. Curt has interviewed tons of adventure sports enthusiasts, so we came together to bring you the Top 13 Traveling Adventure Sports. Be sure to check out The Adventure Sports Podcast to hear more adventure stories. Plus, I give you my secret technique to get the best possible deal in any situatio...more

  • Hitchhiking Across The USA : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Oct 06 2015

    Are you ready to go for a ride across the USA? My guest for this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast did just that (well, many rides). He quit his job, sold his stuff, and hitchhiked from Orlando to San Francisco! I welcome the true transient, Pat Daley to the show. Check out his site to get the goods on his trip and some inspiration for your next adventure. Plus I bring you some travel trivia and a world record! And you’ll get another Pack Hack from Fred at Tortuga Backpacks. Listen now! You’...more

  • Travel Mix: The M Edition with Adventurous Kate McCulley : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Sep 29 2015

    Are you ready to mix it up? In today’s episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I team up with Kate McCulley from Adventurous Kate to bring you the first edition of ‘The Travel Mix.’ In each Travel Mix Episode, I bring on a co-host to riff, debate, and chat about a variety of topics, all related to the long term travel lifestyle. Today you’ll hear travel topics starting with the Letter M - I'll keep the topics a Mystery for now. You’ll also learn another expert Pack Hack from our friend Fred over ...more

  • Travelosophy: What If Travel Is Your Calling? Zero To Travel Podcast

    Sep 24 2015

    To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. -Ralph Waldo Emerson Today I’m bringing you the first in a new series called Travelosophy that I’ll be publishing at least once a month in the Zero To Travel Podcast. In this series I share thoughtful questions around long-term travel and/or travel as a lifestyle choice for any period of time. These questions I pose in this series have no right or wrong answer and my thoughts are my tra...more

  • Hiking Spain, Pack Hacks and How To Meet Other Travelers : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Sep 22 2015

    Have you ever considered walking as the best way to travel? Worried about what to pack for your next adventure? Want to learn how to meet other travelers and connect organically? In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear expert Pack Hacks from Fred Perrotta, co-founder of Tortuga backpacks. I also sit down (on a bus!) for a spontaneous interview with my new friend Dave. We met outside of the bus terminal in Peniche, Portugal and we discuss his pilgrimage from London to the Cami...more

  • Long Term Travel Talk: Listener Questions Part Two

    Sep 15 2015

    If you're ready to have more of your burning long term travel questions answered then listen up! It's time for another edition of Zero To Travel Podcast Listener Questions. In this ongoing series you get your most pressing questions answered. Have a question for a future episode? Just send me an email to jason@zerototravel.com or ask it on twitter @zerototravel This week I share my thoughts on some tough long term travel considerations: Should you keep a home base when you travel long term? How...more

  • Overcoming an Existential Crisis while Traveling – with Jade Heilmann : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Sep 08 2015

    What do you do when you don’t feel like traveling anymore while you’re on the road? And what do you do when you're hit by a series of crises that have you feeling like you're living in a nightmare? In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I talk to Jade Heilmann from We Travel and Blog about the crises her and her husband Gabriel have had to overcome while on the road. You’ll learn: What to do if you get sick of traveling while you're on the road How Jade started traveling Why Jade and ...more

  • Top 5 World’s Cheapest Destinations : Part 2 with Tim Leffel : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Sep 03 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, Tim Leffel stops by again and drops his current Top 5 World's Cheapest Destinations. As an avid traveler, blogger, and author, Tim knows what he is talking about.  His book is updated with 21 featured destinations and some honorable mentions. Where are you going to get a great bargain?  What countries have a great tourist infrastructure with things to do?  Where are you going to get the best bang for your buck? These are just a few factors Tim consi...more

  • Everything You Need To Know About Living Abroad with Tim Leffel : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Sep 01 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, we learn the ins and outs of Living Abroad with Tim Leffel. Tim is a writer, author, editor, and publisher.  He combines his extensive personal experience living abroad and shares stories from others in his book, A Better Life For Half The Price: how to prosper on less money in the cheapest places to live.  He also wrote, The World's Cheapest Destinations: 21 Countries Where Your Travel Money is Worth a Fortune. Have you ever been interested in livi...more

  • 15 Reasons Why Travel Companions are Awesome : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Aug 25 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I sit down with my wife to give you the top 15 Reasons Why Travel Companions are Awesome. We've both traveled solo in various parts of the world and absolutely love it, so what makes having a travel buddy so great? You'll find out in this episode. To top it off, we share some travel companion tactics and strategies while regaling you with our mishaps from the road. Sit back, relax, and have some fun, with this travel podcast. You'll Learn: How to m...more

  • Travel Tactics Part 4: How to Travel Indefinitely : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Aug 18 2015

    Travel Tactics is back! This series is all about how to travel for as long as you want to, by getting free flights and accommodation and by building a business that you can run from anywhere. In this episode I speak with Travis Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts, Nora Dunn from The Professional Hobo, and Rob from Making It Anywhere. We discuss who should and shouldn't try travel hacking, why you should trade work for accommodation, and which type of business you should start if you want to make i...more

  • How To Find Professional Work Overseas : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Aug 11 2015

    In today’s episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast we learn how to find professional work overseas. And who better to teach us than Troy Erstling. He has studied in Argentina, taught English in South Korea, took a fellowship in India, and worked for one of India’s most promising startups. Now Troy is speaking at universities inspiring students to travel and work abroad.  And he is the ‘brainchild’ of BrainGain. He is using his entrepreneurial spirit and travel education to help others find ways of...more

  • How To Eat Like A Local: Italy, Miami and Chicago Edition : Zero Travel Podcast

    Aug 04 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I talk with 3 Food Experts from around the world.  Katie Parla of Parla Food, Shane Kost who runs Chicago Food Planet and Food Tour Pros, and Grace Della who operates Miami Culinary Tours.  They show us how food is an amazing way to see the World. Want to find the best local food?  Learn about culture through food?  Have some fun, meet some locals, and get an authentic food experience.  Sink your teeth into this weeks episode Now.  Bon Appétit! You'...more

  • How To Work And Travel Through South America As a Digital Nomad With Fabian From StartUpDiaries.org : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jul 28 2015

    My guest in this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast takes the digital nomad lifestyle to the extreme. Adventurer, Digital Nomad & Entrepreneur Fabian Dittrich is the founder and CEO of Helpando and creator and leader of StartUp Diaries. Fab worked and traveled through South America as a Digital Nomad in his mobile 'office', a Land Rover Defender called La Oficina. Today he shares his experience running a business while traveling overland and teaches you the secrets to finding your work/travel...more

  • Learning Through Travel: Gap Year, Career Breaks, and Beyond with Jennifer Miller from bootsnall.com : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jul 21 2015

    In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, we dive deep on the topic of learning through travel, Gap Year, career breaks, and beyond. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jennifer Miller, head editor at BootsnAll, project developer for the Travel Access Project, and the co-author of Bottles to Backpacks: The Gypsy Mama's guide to REAL Travel With Kids. The dominate theme was travel as a form of education (at any age), and the value of learning through roaming. Is this the best way to l...more

  • International House Sitting: Myths & Truths : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jul 14 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I talk with full-time house sitters Nat and Jodie about how traveling the world and living for free. We dive right into the myths and truths surrounding house sitting, so you can work out whether or not it's for you. This episode is the first in a five-part audio series about international house sitting that we've put together to celebrate the launch of our book, International House Sitting: How To Travel The World & Stay Anywhere, For Free. You c...more

  • How To Book Ultra Cheap Cruises – Repositioning Cruises with Bobby Weaver : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jul 07 2015

    In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, we’re discussing a somewhat unknown little gem: The Repositioning Cruise! A one-way cruise that doesn’t return to the port of call. We’re also briefly discussing the Schengen Agreement. For this episode, I sit down with Bobby from bobbyandabby.com. Bobby and his wife Abby are adventurers looking to expand their world. Bobby gives tips and insights on the Repositioning Cruise experience; it was their transportation to Europe for their 6 month bike...more

  • Zero To Travel Podcast Listener Questions – Part 1

    Jun 30 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I answer some of the most common questions I get from listeners. I touch on the college-versus-travel debate, getting your family's support, and quitting your day job to travel. If you'd like to hear more episodes like this, let me know. You can send your questions to jason@zerototravel.com. In this episode, you'll learn: How to gain your family’s support My advice for those of you who are stuck in an office and dreaming of travel How to start of...more

  • What it Takes to Build a School – with Adam Braun : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jun 23 2015

    I have some very exciting news for you in today's podcast. It relates to a personal dream of mine that has come true thanks to you - the Zero To Travel Podcast listeners! I also interview Adam Braun, the founder of Pencils of Promise - a for-purpose charity that builds schools for children who wouldn't otherwise have access to an education. Listen in to find out how Adam's background helped him start Pencils of Promise, how Pencils of Promise runs, and how you could build a school with Pencils o...more

  • How To Take Great Selfies While You’re Traveling – with Shannon Locker : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jun 16 2015

    In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, we're talking about one part of travel that you might not have given much thought to before: the art of the selfie! For this episode, my wife and I sit down with my sister Shannon Locker - a freelance photographer and Instagram expert. Shannon explains how to take great selfies and which apps to use to take them. You’ll learn: How to avoid jet lag Our take on the selfie stick An expert’s take on the selfie Why travelers might be more justifie...more

  • Spreading Goodness While You Travel – with Leon Logothetis : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jun 11 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I chat with Leon Logothetis about kindness. Leon is a global adventurer, motivational speaker, philanthropist, and the author of The Kindness Diaries: One Man's Quest to Ignite Goodwill and Transform Lives Around the World. He carries out experiments in spreading goodness and connecting with people through the language of kindness. He once traveled from Times Square to the Hollywood sign on just $5 a day, depending on the kindness of strangers to ge...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions: Jasper Ribbers from The Traveling Dutchman on Renting Your Home Out on Airbnb: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions : Caz & Craig from y Travel Blog on Traveling with a Family & Starting a Big Blog

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions: Sean Keener of BootsnAll on Traveling with a Family

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions : Sherry Ott from Meet, Plan, Go! on Taking a Career Break to Travel

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions : Tim Leffel from Cheapest Destinations on Creating a Better Life for Half the Price

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions : Jesse Krieger from The Lifestyle Entrepreneur on Lifestyle Design, Book Publishing & Making Money

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions : Nat and Jodie from House Sitting World on House Sitting Your Way around the World

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions: Benny Lewis from Fluent in 3 Months on Language Learning Hacks

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions : Dave Lee from Travel Blog Success on Creating an Income from Travel Blogging

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions : Adam Seper from Round the World Ticket on Traveling Cheaply with RTW Tickets

    Jun 07 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • The Paradise Pack Sessions : Sean Ogle from Location 180 on Building a Business from Anywhere

    Jun 06 2015

    This podcast episode is one of eleven interviews that took place during an online live cast earlier this week celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack (theparadisepack.com). The Paradise Pack is a bundle of 18 of the world's best training courses put together by travel and location independent business experts designed to help you live, work and travel anywhere in the world. Check it out here: The Paradise Pack (Note: I am the co-founder of The Paradise Pack, if you decide to purchase one kno...more

  • Finding Personal Freedom Through Travel with Natalie Sisson

    Jun 02 2015

    Note: This is part of The Paradise Pack podcast series. The Paradise Pack is an incredible bundle of world-class resources ($2000 worth of products for only $197). It’s only around until June 7th then it’s gone forever. To get all of the tools you need to live, work and travel anywhere grab The Paradise Pack now. Natalie is a champion of freedom. As a digital nomad – Natalie travels the world while teaching people how to create their own freedom business on her website The Suitcase Entrepreneur....more

  • How to Afford Your Travel Dreams – with Paula Pant : Zero To Travel Podcast

    May 27 2015

    In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I speak to Paula Pant from Afford Anything, to get her top tips on money and travel. Paula is an expert on this stuff because several years ago, she quit her job, sold her stuff, and backpacked around the world for almost three years. She now helps people afford whatever they want, saying you can't afford everything but you can afford anything. Whether you're trying to save for the trip of your lifetime, or you're in debt and don't know whether o...more

  • 14 Practical Hacks To Help You Travel Long Term : Zero To Travel Podcast

    May 21 2015

    Today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast comes to you from Mexico again! To celebrate the upcoming launch of The Paradise Pack, Travis Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts and I are giving away one Tortuga Backpack and two $100 Tortuga gift vouchers. To be in with a chance of winning one of these goodies, simply text "paradisepack" (all one word and without the speech marks) to 33444. You'll then be added to our mailing list and entered into the draw. Easy! The competition ends on 25 May, so g...more

  • 16 Mindset Hacks To Help You Travel Long Term : Zero To Travel Podcast

    May 19 2015

    Today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast comes to you from Mexico! And we have a special announcement to make too! To celebrate the upcoming launch of The Paradise Pack, we're giving away one Tortuga Backpack and two $100 Tortuga gift vouchers. To be in with a chance of winning one of these goodies, simply text "paradisepack" (all one word and without the speech marks) to 33444. You'll then be added to our mailing list and entered into the draw. Easy! The competition ends on 25 May, so get ...more

  • How To Become A Car Camping Superstar : Zero To Travel Podcast

    May 14 2015

    Today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast comes to you from Moab, Utah. My wife and I are currently car camping and today we wanted to share with you our top twenty tips for becoming a car camping superstar! So, whether you've done a lot of camping or you've never been before, listen to today's episode to find out exactly what you need to have a great time when you next hit the road! You’ll learn: The ultimate hack for starting a campfire What’s better than Google A European’s take on Ame...more

  • Coffee Talk: The 16 Best Coffee Experiences Around The World : Zero To Travel Podcast

    May 12 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I sit down with Travis and Jason from Extra Pack of Peanuts to talk coffee! On our travels around the world, we've had the pleasure of going to lots of different coffee shops and bars in many different places. In this episode, we share our top 16 coffee experiences around the world. So, if you're a coffee lover, listen in to find out where you should get your caffeine fix when you're on the road. You will learn: Jason and Heather’s coffee origin st...more

  • How To Start A Drop Shipping Business & Live Anywhere – with Anton Kraly : Zero To Travel Podcast

    May 05 2015

    In today's episode, I speak with Anton Kraly - the creator of Drop Ship Lifestyle, an online course and community that connects and helps eCommerce entrepreneurs. Anton explains how to start a drop shipping business, so that you can earn money while you travel without having to manage stock, fulfil orders, or even handle customer service. Anton has also very kindly hooked the Zero To Travel Podcast listeners up with a hefty discount on Drop Ship Lifestyle. So, if you're interested in this busine...more

  • For Nepal: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Apr 28 2015

    This episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast is a very special one. On April 25th 2015, Nepal was hit by the biggest earthquake it has experienced in 80 years. Thousands of people have died and many more are seriously injured and in need of basic supplies such as food, water, and shelter. Last October, my wife and I went to Nepal, to go trekking in the Himalayan mountains. Everywhere we went, we were greeted with warm smiles and open hearts. We particularly bonded with our guide Samir, and our por...more

  • How To Travel Europe on a Budget : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Apr 21 2015

    In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I speak with Andy Steves from Weekend Student Adventures Europe to find out how to travel Europe on a budget. Andy shares a ton of tips and advice on European travel, including how to plan the best itinerary for your trip, how to secure the cheapest flights, and which European cities shouldn't be missed . In this episode of the podcast, you will learn: The difference between traveling around Europe with your parents and on your own How to take ...more

  • How To Fly For Free Anywhere: Travel Hacking Credit Cards Using The App-O-Rama

    Apr 14 2015

    In this travel podcast episode Jason & Travis talk travel hacking credit cards using the secret 'App-O-Rama' strategy. This one trick can help you earn free flights anywhere in the world. If you want to learn how to earn a free flight to anywhere in the world you MUST listen to this podcast now! You'll learn: What an App-O-Rama is How travel hacking credit cards affect your credit score Which travel hacking credit cards to get When to apply for new cards How to figure out the best travel ha...more

  • Travel Legends Series: The Story of WWOOF – An Interview With Founder Sue Coppard

    Apr 07 2015

    Whilst WWOOFing at a Community Agriculture Cooperative my friend Emma Johnson got to meet Sue Coppard, the woman that started WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms) back in in 1971. WWOOF is an organization that allows travelers to work at organic farms around the world in exchange for free room and board. In this episode, Emma provides a candid interview with this travel LEGEND. She sits down with Sue at her home in South West England and we get to listen in and hear how WWOOF all b...more

  • How to Design Your Bike Trip & The Future of Adventure Cycle Touring : Epic Bike Rides With Casey Greene : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 30 2015

    In this - the final episode of our Epic Bike Rides Week series -, I speak with Casey Greene. Casey works as a cartographer for the Adventure Cycling Association – a non-profit organisation that aims to inspire people to explore the world by bike. That means Casey gets paid to create and update maps and bike routes. What an exciting job! Casey is also a pioneer in a new form of bike touring. In this episode, he talks about that, what it means for the future of bike touring, and how to plan the pe...more

  • How To Live Your Nomad Dream : One Family’s Epic Bike Ride – Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 29 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast you'll hear how one family has been living their nomad dream and how you can plan a longer bike trip with your family. In their words, here is how Francois, Cécile and their daughter Emma describe their nomad dream: "Living a family adventure around the world, at the slow and active pace of our touring bikes. Living our passion for climbing and outdoor activities. Being outside in the rain, the wind, under the sun and the stars. Meeting and knowing p...more

  • How To Have An Adventure On Any Budget: Epic Bike Rides With Alastair Humphreys

    Mar 28 2015

    National Geographic Traveler of the Year, speaker, author and adventurer Alastair Humphreys believes that adventures come in all sizes. After a 4 year, 45,000 mile bike journey in which he only spent £7000 Alastair now inspires others to have adventures of their own both big and small. Alastair's Journey As a pioneer in the concept of microadventures, Alastair believes that people can have proper, life changing adventures close to home with little money. [Tweet "I'm loving this episode of #epicb...more

  • How To Become a Professional Adventurer & Inspirational Tales From Two Wheels: Epic Bike Rides With Leon McCarron : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 27 2015

    Epic Bike Rides Week continues! If you haven't already, make sure you enter our competition to win a free 6 month membership to the Adventure Cycling Association. All you have to do is share your favorite Epic Bike Rides episode on Facebook or Twitter, using the hashtag #EpicBikeRides. Easy! Otherwise, let's get to today's interview! Today I speak with Leon McCarron about his many epic bike rides and how he become a professional adventurer. Listen in to find out how to document your adventures w...more

  • Personal & Meaningful Journeys By Bicycle: Epic Bike Rides With Tom Allen : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 26 2015

    It's day three of #EpicBikeRides! To catch up on the series so far, check out the episodes below. Solo Adventure Cycling Around The World: Epic Bike Rides With Shirine Taylor No Pants. No Money. No Bike. No Problem! Epic Bike Rides With George Mahood : Zero To Travel Podcast Competition To celebrate Epic Bike Rides Week, I've put together an exciting competition. How do you feel about winning a FREE six month membership with the Adventure Cycling Association? For your chance to win, all you ne...more

  • Solo Adventure Cycling Around The World: Epic Bike Rides With Shirine Taylor : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 25 2015

    Epic Bike Rides Week continues today with this interview with Shirine Taylor from A Wandering Photo. Shirine is a long-term traveler who sees the world from the saddle of her bicycle. Although she now travels with her parter Kevin, she has a lot of experience of solo adventure cycling around the world, which she shares with us in this interview. To find out the single best starter trip for a budding cyclist, as well as Shirine's top tips for female travelers, listen to today's podcast using the ...more

  • No Pants. No Money. No Bike. No Problem! Epic Bike Rides With George Mahood : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 24 2015

    Today's podcast episode is the first in our Epic Bike Rides Week series! This week I'll be speaking to six incredible individuals who have been on some epic bike rides. Whole families, solo females, British adventurers... We've got it all covered! First up, I speak with George Mahood, who set off to cycle the full length of Great Britain with nothing but his underwear! No clothes, no money, and no bike! If that's not epic, I don't know what is! In today's episode of the podcast, you will learn: ...more

  • How To Take A Leap of Faith and Change Your Life with Jana Schuberth : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 19 2015

    In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I speak with Jana Schuberth, an elite social and behavioral change coach and a digital nomad. Jana is also the founder of Alive in Berlin, a European conference devoted to personal transformation that's takes place at the end of May. Together we talk about how to take a leap of faith and mentally prepare yourself to completely change your life. Jana shares her best tips on embracing change, understanding what you really want when you say you want...more

  • How to Travel with Less Money, Start Working on the Road, and Never Settle Down, with Nora Dunn : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 17 2015

    This is a very special episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, because I got to sit down with Nora Dunn from The Professional Hobo in person, to talk about full-time travel. Nora has been travelling full-time for eight years and she's just written a book called Live and Work from Anywhere. In this episode, we talk about settling down, saving for travel, how much money you need to travel long-term, and how to work from the road. Listen to the podcast to learn: Why Nora hates the phrase “to settle...more

  • How To Pack Light Plus The Secret To Creating A Physical Travel Product With Fred from Tortuga Backpacks : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 10 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I share my golden rule for how to pack light. I also speak with Fred Perrotta from Tortuga Backpacks about packing so that you never need to check a bag again, the backpack problem he solved, and creating a physical product. Whether you just want to find out how to save space in your luggage, or you have an idea for a physical product and you'd like to know what bringing that idea to market would involve, you're guaranteed to get a lot out of this i...more

  • How To Get Paid To Travel As A Freelance Travel Writer : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 05 2015

    Do you want to quit your job and get paid to travel the world? How about becoming a freelance travel journalist? Find out exactly what that involves in today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast with Nikki Vargas from The Pin The Map Project. In this episode of the podcast, you’ll learn: The three things you need to quit your job and travel the world. What inspired Nikki to start a travel blog Why Nikki gave herself three months of travel blogging before she invested in her site Why Nikki...more

  • How To Buy Real Estate Internationally and Find Your Own Slice Of Paradise with Taylor White : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Mar 03 2015

    If you've ever dreamed about buying your own slice of paradise overseas, this travel podcast is for you. Taylor White from International Real Estate Listings breaks down how to find and purchase your dream place in any country. Give this travel podcast and listen now. You'll learn: Where the real estate hot spots in the worlds are The importance of understanding your motivation for buying How to find good investment opportunities The worst mistake Taylor made with real estate overseas and ho...more

  • How To Cut Down Your Travel Expenses & Make a Difference Along The Way : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Feb 26 2015

    Do you want to travel but think it's too expensive? Would you like to travel with a purpose? Do you dream of making a difference in the world? If so, today's episode is for you, my friend! In today's episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I sit down with John Marshall, the author of Wide-Open World: How Volunteering Around The Globe Changed One Family's Lives Forever. He shares how his family's trip around the world changed not only other people's lives but also their own. In this episode of the...more

  • Travel Tactics 3 : How to Extend Any Trip, Learn Languages & Use Tech to Get Cheap Flights : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Feb 24 2015

    Want to learn a variety of amazing travel skills in one short travel podcast episode? Then you’ll love our series: Travel Tactics. This is the final episode with our first panel. You can listen to the first and second episodes here and here. In this episode, Benny Lewis teaches us how to immerse ourselves in a language when we're not in a country that uses that language. Dave Dean tells us how to use technology to get cheaper flights. Wandering Earl shares his best tips for extending trips. In t...more

  • Romance on The Road : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Feb 17 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast we talk about romance on the road! Emilie Wapnick of Puttylike.com takes the reins to interview my wife Anne Dorthe and I about our relationship, which began in a hostel in Brazil. Can love and travel work? Can you date while you're traveling? How do you keep a long distance relationship going? Listen in to find out our take on all of these questions and more! You will learn: How Jason and Anne Dorthe met while traveling The difference between a ho...more

  • The Digital Nomad Revolution – Should I Join? : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Feb 12 2015

    One of the best ways to travel long-term is to become a digital nomad. It's a fantastic lifestyle, though it's not for everyone. Should you become a digital nomad? Would you enjoy living and working on the road? How would you even get started with this lifestyle? Find out the answers to all of these questions in this interview with Marcus Meurer from DNX Global. In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you will learn: Why Marcus prefers the digital nomad community to the traditional worki...more

  • How To Quit Your Job and Travel The World : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Feb 10 2015

    Wondering how to quit your job and travel the world? How do you become location independent? How do you manage a business from the road? These are the questions we answer in this travel podcast interview with Scott and Michelle from For The Ride. What you’ll learn: When you should quit your job to travel the world What micropreneurship is and how it can help you travel Why you shouldn’t worry about having a gap on your resume How Michelle found work online The online marketplace Michelle us...more

  • 16 Ways To Meet Locals – Part 2 : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Feb 05 2015

    In this - the second part of the 16 Ways To Meet Locals series - I sit down with Travis and Heather Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts about the best ways to meet the locals when you're traveling. Just in case you missed it, here's the first episode. In the second episode we share the final eight strategies you can use to get to know locals, plus two bonus strategies! In this episode you’ll learn: How shopping can help you meet locals An easy way to get chatting to shopkeepers and waiters How ...more

  • 16 Ways To Meet Locals – Part 1 : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Feb 03 2015

    What’s the best way to see a new place? Without a doubt, by meeting the people who live there. I can't begin to explain how many amazing experiences I've had just because I ended up talking to a local. In this - the first episode in a two-part series - I talk with Travis and Heather Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts about the best ways to meet the locals when you're traveling. In this episode we share the first eight strategies you can use to get to know the people who live in the place you're v...more

  • How To Use Travel As A Tool For Personal Development : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jan 29 2015

    In this episode of the podcast, I speak to Ryan Moran from the Freedom Faslane, to find out how to use travel to make better decisions, become a better business person, become more attractive, and live a much better life in general. Ryan is a successful businessman and traveler who believes that the key to success is consciously creating your life. In our chat, we dig into exactly how you can do that and use travel as a tool to become a better person. In this episode, you'll learn: Why travel i...more

  • How To Travel In Luxury For Free : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jan 27 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel podcast, I talk with Stephanie Zito to find out how to travel in luxury for free. Stephanie shares her best tips on collecting miles to upgrade your travel experience, whether you want to travel in business class, upgrade your airline status, or get yourself into luxury airport lounges. In this podcast episode you’ll learn: The biggest misconception about collecting miles and points How to get points for buying the things you were already going to buy The...more

  • Your Ultimate Guide To Travel In Southeast Asia: Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jan 22 2015

    In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I have a round table chat with Travis and Heather Sherry from Extra Pack of Peanuts, sharing our cumulative experience we create your comprehensive guide to travel in Southeast Asia. Get my Southeast Asia Carry On Packing List For Any Length Trip Southeast Asia is one of the most magical places on the planet and in this episode we share all our best tips for planning your own trip, whether you want to to go Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, or any of the...more

  • Zero To Travel Podcast : How To Plan Ahead For Travel + Why Budget Airlines Rock

    Jan 20 2015

    In this travel podcast, friend of the show and travel hacking stud Travis Sherry gives you his take on why budget airlines rock. We also chat about the challenges of planning ahead for travel and give some top tips that have worked for us throughout our years of wandering. Plus, if you're into the location independent and digital nomad lifestyle then you'll be excited to hear about our new community Location Indie. Here's your personal invitation to join. Listen to this travel podcast now, you'l...more

  • Zero To Travel Podcast : Travel Tactics Part 2

    Jan 15 2015

    Want to learn a variety of amazing travel skills in one short travel podcast episode? Then you'll love our ongoing series: Travel Tactics. Today, you'll hear travel lover Wandering Earl tells us how to make money using the skills we've already got. Travel tech superstar Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters explains why you shouldn't take your laptop on your travels and what to use instead. And Benny Lewis, a national geographic traveler of the year, helps us get over the fear of speaking a foreign l...more

  • Experimental Travel and A New Country Every 4 months : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jan 13 2015

    Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast On iTunes How would you feel if you had no idea what country you'd be living in next month? Welcome to Colin Wright's exile life. In 2009 Colin ditched his possessions and hit the road, letting his blog readers vote on which country he would live in. Since then he has been all over the world, spending 4 months at a time in various countries including New Zealand, Czech Republic, India, Iceland, Thailand, and points in between. What is it like to make trave...more

  • How One Traveler Can Make A Difference : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Jan 06 2015

    Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast on iTunes or Stitcher Radio Award winning photographer and film maker Ben Randall went on a mission to find and photograph 100 people he met 5 years earlier while traveling through Asia. During his trip he discovered a horrible truth about two of his friends, and decided to do something about it. Hear Ben's incredible tale and learn more about The Human Earth Project in this fascinating travel podcast interview. Learn how one person CAN make a difference. ...more

  • How To Find Life Changing Seasonal Jobs : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Dec 30 2014

    Please Note: At the beginning of this travel podcast I share part of my personal story. No worries if you aren't interested, just skip ahead to the interview with Bill which starts around the 15 minute mark. "A seasonal job can be a really good opportunity to hit the reset button if you need to." -Bill Berg Founder Cool Works Finding fun seasonal work is one of the best ways to kickstart any adventure. For many people one seasonal job turns into a way of life. Yes, a job washing dishes or pumpi...more

  • A Norwegian Christmas Spectacular : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Dec 22 2014

    Happy holidays and welcome to the 1st annual Norwegian Christmas spectacular here on the Zero To Travel Podcast! Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast on iTunes My wife Anne Dorthe and I recorded this episode in our cabin in Engerdal, located in rural Norway roughly 4.5 hours north of Oslo. Anne Dorthe shares what the traditional Norwegian farm Christmas is like, and even sings a little tune for us at the end of the show. Listen to this episode now and get ready to travel to Norway for a holid...more

  • How To Achieve Your Travel Dreams: 7 Strategies For Travel Success

    Dec 16 2014

    *Note: This episode was published in 2015 but the 7 strategies I share to help you achieve your travel dreams are timeless. They apply to anyone, anywhere, anytime of any year. (that's a lot of any's!) Moving on.... Do you have a trip or destination that keeps popping up in your travel dreams? What traveler doesn't cruise into the new year with a wish list longer than a holiday airline delay? What if this was the year you finally went and did it! In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, I ...more

  • How To Become a Professional Travel Writer : Zero To Travel Podcast

    Dec 09 2014

    This week on the Zero To Travel Podcast, award winning travel journalist Jayme Moye shares everything you need to know about breaking into the travel writing industry, getting published and building a dream career. Jayme Moye is an accomplished professional travel writer who has won multiple awards and written hundreds of articles for over 50 different publications, including National Geographic and Men’s Journal. Jayme doesn't hold back in this interview. She spills every industry tip and secr...more

  • Road Tripping Europe To India : Daily Life On A Land Rover Overland Adventure

    Dec 02 2014

    What is it like to hop in a Land Rover and drive from Europe to India? On a recent trip to Nepal, I was slowly wandering back on a lakeside trail from a hike near the town of Pokhara when I ran into Niels and Anna, a lovely German couple. The first thing I noticed, even before their charming smiles, was "The Dude." Who is the dude? This badass car is the dude! The friendly couple were partway through an epic Land Rover overland adventure, peeling out of their home town in Germany just a few mont...more

  • Rob Greenfield On How To Travel Moneyless, Wandering With Purpose and Simple Living

    Nov 25 2014

    Rob Greenfield is an amazing purposeful adventurer, environmental activist and master moneyless traveler. Keep your backpack nearby, after hearing Rob in this thoughtful travel podcast interview you might just dash out the front door and have your own "adventure in simple living." Rob shares: How simple living makes moneyless travel possible Why America wastes so much food and how you can help The reason why traveling with a purpose makes free travel easier How to travel for free without moo...more

  • Zero To Travel Podcast: How To Get Things Done On The Road

    Nov 18 2014

    Have you ever had a tough time getting things done while you are traveling? Whether you are a location independent business owner or just budget traveling the world, we all have to clamp down and get certain things done at some point. Productivity expert Mike Vardy gives us key tips and tactics so you can spend more time out in the world and less time in front of your computer screen. In this Zero To Travel Podcast you'll learn: How the boundaries that travel creates can actually help you inste...more

  • Legendary Blind Adventurer Erik Weihenmayer : Kayaking 277 Miles Down The Grand Canyon

    Nov 11 2014

    Erik Weihenmayer is a living legend. Since going blind at the age of 13, the accomplished mountaineer, adventurer and athlete has also completed such feats as climbing the 7 summits including Mt. Everest, finishing Primal Quest, the most grueling adventure races on earth, and a slew of other amazing climbing, cycling, flying and kayaking feats. The father of 2 is also an author of 2 books ‘Touch The Top of The World – A Blind Man’s Journey To Climb Further Than The Eye Can See” and “The Adversit...more

  • Location Independent : The Unsexy Truth Revealed

    Nov 04 2014

    My business partner Travis Sherry and I share the challenges and pitfalls that surround the location independent and digital nomad lifestyle. We also announce our amazing new project, a real community where you can connect with other like minded people building, sustaining and growing their location independent lives. Learn more about our new community Location Indie. In this travel podcast you'll get an inside look at our personal struggles and the daily challenges that pop up when you are runn...more

  • Zero To Travel Podcast : Travel Tactics Part 1

    Oct 28 2014

    Want to learn a variety of amazing travel skills in one short travel podcast episode? Then you'll love our new series: Travel Tactics Benny Lewis, a national geographic traveler of the year, helps us learn how to speak a new language from Day 1. Travel lover Wandering Earl's Book. If you are interested in this book and click on the image you'll be directed to Wandering Earl's website which I highly recommend. When you decide to purchase the book through this affiliate link you'll be supporting t...more

  • Epic Trekking : Best Treks In The World

    Oct 24 2014

    In our last travel podcast episode of the trekking week series, three special guests share their advice and even mishaps from some of the best treks in the world. Travis Sherry talks about getting dragged up Mt. Fuji by his wife. Stephanie Zito gives us an overview on planing a trip up My. Kilimanjaro and what is it like to celebrate christmas at the top. My wife Anne Dorthe shares an alternative to the Inca Trail that is less crowded but no less beautiful. It's an inside look at what it's like ...more

  • Epic Treks: Tramping New Zealand’s Te Araroa Trail

    Oct 23 2014

    Walking 3000km along the Te Araroa may be the grandest adventure that New Zealand has to offer. What's it like to walk across the entire country? Experienced thru-hiker Mike Vacek shares his story, and what it is like to live life on the trail. Mike is also part of a small percentage of hikers who has completed the triple crown, the big 3 distance trails in the USA. He's also walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain and countless other trails. In this exciting travel podcast interview you'll learn...more

  • Travel Podcast: Trekking Logistics 101, The 10 Essentials, What To Bring and More

    Oct 22 2014

    Packing is an art unto itself, packing for an extended walking trip brings it's own set of unique challenges. If trekking, or multi-day hiking, is going to be part of your next trip then it's good to come prepared. But not, over prepared. This travel podcast episode will teach you the basic logistics surrounding trekking, what to expect and how just a few pieces of key gear can make the difference between life and death, or simply comfort and misery. Remember the golden rule of packing: "If you ...more

  • Trekking in Patagonia

    Oct 21 2014

    If you've been thinking about trekking in patagonia, this is the travel podcast for you my friend! It's trekking week on the Zero To Travel podcast, and this episode has everything you need to know to go on an adventure trekking in Patagonia. I answer common questions like: it hard to go trekking in Patagonia as an independent traveler? Do i need a guide? should I bring? there certain towns/cities that make great bases for a trekking holiday? should I put all of my other travel stuff when I'...more

  • How To Design Your Life And Create A Location Independent Business

    Oct 14 2014

    Lifestyle design is a buzz word for sure, and many people poo poo the idea that you can create a location independent business that can support a traveling lifestyle you love. It seems to good to be true right? Well, that's why I'm thrilled to bring you this podcast interview with Jesse Krieger, author of Lifestyle Entrepreneur: Live Your Dreams, Ignite Your Passion and Run Your Business From Anywhere In The World. Jesse breaks this whole lifestyle entrepreneur and location independent thing dow...more

  • The Ultimate Guide To Budget Travel In Japan : Destination Discovery Series

    Oct 10 2014

    Does your love of travel make you crazy sometimes? Maybe it's just me, but I'll obsess over all of the places I want to go, knowing full well that I can't possibly do it all in one lifetime. Like any addict, I need a fix. Something I can relax to on my armchair journeys. If you can relate (and I know you can, you travel junkie you) then 'listen up!'. I'm excited to announce a new program on the Zero To Travel podcast, our Destination Discovery Series! This exciting new series will take you off t...more

  • Super Smartphone Travel Photography Tips With Shannon Locker

    Sep 30 2014

    Shannon Locker is a lot of things, award winning photographer (loaded with travel photography tips of course), mother, candy lover and to top it off...she's my sister! This episode might entertain you on a few different levels. Not only will you be regaled with tales of sibling rivalry, you'll also hear the story behind this picture: Plus insanely actionable advice to help you come home from any trip with better photos and perfectly captured memories. You'll learn: Why smartphones might be the ...more

  • The Other Side Of Budget Travel : Train Hopping, Gatherings, And More With Wanderpunk Matt Derrick

    Sep 23 2014

    There is a more hardcore side to budget travel that the guidebooks don't cover where activities like train hopping, punk sailing, rubber tramping, dumpster diving, and squatting are the norm. Matt Derrick, wanderpunk and founder of Squat The Planet, has done it all. In this adrenaline packed episode, you'll hear Matt's incredible stories, plus actionable tips that will open your eyes to a new side of budget travel. "I don't really look at my self generally as 'homeless', I like to describe mysel...more

  • How To Use Airbnb To Make Money and See The World with “The Traveling Dutchman” Jasper Ribbers

    Sep 17 2014

    Grab Youu Free Guide: 5 Simple Ways To Save Money On Airbnb Want to know how to fund your travels with your current home without spending a penny? Airbnb is a game changer, and now you can learn how to use this service to become location independent. Jasper Ribbers, aka The Traveling Dutchman, is the author of "Get Paid For Your Pad – How To Maximize Profits From Your Airbnb Listing. Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast on iTunes In this incredibly actionable travel podcast interview, he shar...more

  • Finding A Quest That Can Change Your Life : An Interview With Chris Guillebeau

    Sep 11 2014

    Bestselling author Chris Guillebeau is the youngest person ever to travel to every country in the world. Yet this journey was small compared to his larger quest to help others change the world and live a remarkable life. Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast on iTunes Do you have some big 'crazy' idea, whether it be in business, travel or life, that you just can't shake? Something keeping you up at night but just seems too insane to go after? In his new book, The Happiness of Pursuit, Chris sh...more

  • You’re Coming Hitchhiking Around Scotland With Me

    Sep 04 2014

    In May 2014 I participated in a 546 mile hitchhiking race around Scotland. Want to come along? Listen to this podcast and you'll be right next to me on this adventure. Special thanks to Gary and the NOMADS Facebook group. A few scenes from what you are hearing in this epsiode. The post You’re Coming Hitchhiking Around Scotland With Me appeared first on Zero to Travel.

  • Travelosophy and Adventures In New Zealand

    Aug 29 2014

    Why is travel important to you? In this travel podcast Nathaniel Boyle from the Daily Travel Podcast and I dive deep into the mental side of travel and why imagination may be the most important quality a traveler can possess. Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast Along the way, Nathaniel shares his approach to travel, why the mindset of an explorer is key and how pushing past your comfort zone can lead to the most authentic travel experiences. Any desire to do anything in your life is an oppor...more

  • Discovering Meaningful Work Through Travel

    Aug 22 2014

    Ashley Holmer went to Africa as a soccer coach to help teach kids. She left a year later with 20 acres of land in rural Tanzania and a commitment to build a school for underprivileged children. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Ashley's journey from Oregon to Africa is nothing short of incredible. In this show you'll learn: How a simple trip can change your life forever What Ashley did after being asked to build a school Why education in rural areas is so important to the world What life is...more

  • Stories From The Caravan Part 1 : Crazy Travel Tales

    Aug 14 2014

    Do you love to hear crazy travel stories? When the Zero To Travel podcast started, I had no idea it would bring together thousands of travelers from all over the world. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher Radio Our incredible caravan of listeners has countless tales of their own to tell. That's why I'm thrilled to share the first installment of this new series: "Stories from the Caravan" In this episode you'll hear travel horror stories from Shawn, Amy and Ash...more

  • Instigating Waves Of Change : An Interview With Srini Rao

    Aug 07 2014

    "You're temporary circumstances are not your permanent identity" -Srini Rao Srini thought he had a plan for his life, then he surfed a wave in Brazil. After that everything changed. Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast Here, the host of the uber-awesome Unmistakable Creative Podcast shares his story along with loads of advice for anybody looking to break free from their current situation or just start in a new direction. Give it a listen now by hitting play and you'll discover: How creating ...more

  • Traveling The World In A Wheelchair : An Interview With Justin Skeesuck

    Jul 31 2014

    "It's what you do that defines you, not your limitations." -Justin Skeesuck Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast on iTunes There are many modes of travel you can deicide to take. Walking. Running. Biking. Train. Plane. Automobile. Hitchhiking. The list goes on. But what if you couldn't choose how you get around? For Justin Skeesuck there is only one option... Travel by wheelchair. It certainly has its challenges but that doesn't seem to stop Justin. He's traveled all over the world, lived in ...more

  • How To Combine Your Passions Into A Business When You’re A Multipotentialite

    Jul 24 2014

    Are you somebody who has multiple interests and passions (otherwise known as a 'multipotentialite')? How would you feel if you could combine all of your passions into a real lifestyle business you can manage from anywhere in the world? Location independent and a business you love (a double whammy of awesomeness)! In this podcast Emilie Wapnick, author of Renaissance Business, breaks down how exactly to bring your passions together into a real business. If you have ever considered creating a job ...more

  • How To Build A Tiny House

    Jul 18 2014

    Want to learn how to build a tiny house like this?... Do you wonder if having a tiny house is right for you? Are you looking for some inspiration and advice from an experienced tiny house owner? In June 2012, Ethan Waldman built his beautiful tiny house on wheels in his home state of Vermont. In this travel podcast he shares his compelling story, reveals how this unique lifestyle can create more travel and freedom in your life and will help you to decide if building a tiny house is right for you...more

  • Where Should I Travel?

    Jul 10 2014

    Have you ever asked yourself, "Where should I travel?" It's a great problem to have for sure, but time and money are limited which can make it tough to decide. In this podcast I share 7 things to help you decide where to go on your next trip. Listen now and you'll discover: When to travel when it's cheaper, great weather and there are less tourists around How to reverse engineer your decision based on your interests Why more expensive flights don't necessarily mean a more expensive trip What...more

  • The Art of Charm For Travelers, Exploring North Korea and More

    Jul 03 2014

    Do you love to meet other people when you are traveling? One of the best parts about any trip is the people you meet along the way. These interactions create the memories that last a lifetime. Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast on iTunes Whether meeting people comes naturally or it makes you a nervous wreck consider this... Creating authentic connections with others is a skill that you can build and utilize to enhance your entire travel experience. Enter Jordan Harbinger. At The Art of Char...more

  • Hitchhiking: Myths, Facts and Beyond

    Jun 26 2014

    Listen to this podcast on hitchhiking now by hitting play on the bar below. Hitchhiking is a truly unique form of traveling that can conjure up all types of mental images depending on your experience. Bad hollywood movies along with stern warnings about talking to strangers growing up would have us believe that hitchhiking is the most dangerous form of travel in the world. The reality is, hitchhiking is an exciting, affordable and still popular way to travel. A growing community of hitchhikers a...more

  • How To Become a Roadie and See the World

    Jun 12 2014

    Want to learn how to become a roadie, get paid to travel and see the world? Would you like to get behind the scenes and hear what it's like working on a music tour? This podcast is your all access backstage pass! Ryan from This Tour Life has toured for 15+ years with acts like Jack White, Beck and Arcade Fire just to name a few. In this interview he shares exactly how to become a roadie and break into music touring using simple backdoor strategies that require little to no experience. Listen to...more

  • Dave Sperling Talks ESL Cafe, Travel and Teaching English Abroad

    Jun 04 2014

    Dave Sperling is nothing short of a legend. He started Dave's ESL Cafe to empower students to learn English and teachers to find work around the world in 1995 and it's still going stronger than ever. Listen to this engaging interview with Dave now: In this podcast Dave shares his personal story and provides crazy actionable advice on travel and teaching English Abroad in the present day. Safe to say, Dave is the foremost expert on Teaching English Abroad so give this a listen and soak up his dec...more

  • How To Crush Your Pre Trip Anxiety

    May 29 2014

    Let's face it, we can all get a bit stressed out before a trip, I'm certainly no stranger to pre trip anxiety. I don't speak the language! What will happen when I arrive in a foreign country? Where will I stay? What should I do about my money? What if I do something that makes me look stupid? And on and on... In this episode I share some common anxieties, and things you can do to take away the worry. Practical tips are fairly straight forward but here we dive deep and discuss how to deal with yo...more

  • Jetlag and Juice Boxes

    May 22 2014

    Laura and her husband took off on a 14 month around the world backpacking trip that got them hooked on travel. Then they decided to get married and had a son. No more traveling right? WRONG! In this episode Laura shares her thoughts on traveling and living abroad in Papau New Guinea with a little one in tow. She crushes the myth that travel ends when family life begins.. Don't have kids? You may want them someday, and since you'll never stop loving travel you might as well give this a listen and...more

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Life Out of the Box

    May 14 2014

    Quinn and Jonathon were stuck in their cubicles in California discussing dreams of social entrepreneurship and adventure. Slowly, they hatched a plan for this new life that involved not only travel, but a business that could help others. One day they took action, quit their jobs, bought a one way ticket to Nicaragua and began their journey to create something meaningful. Now, they are able to earn a living, travel their asses off AND most importantly, help kids in developing countries get school...more

  • How To Stay Fit While Traveling

    May 08 2014

    It can be a challenge to stay in shape while you are traveling. Between the delicious food, the constant moving around and lack of routine it can all be hard to keep up with. Personal Trainer Danny Kavadlo has spent years on the road himself. Here he shares his professional advice to fellow travelers and crushes myths and excuses. This episode is short and sweet. Listen by clicking play on the bar under the photo or Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes In this episode Danny shares: How to stay fi...more

  • A Beginner’s Guide To Volunteering, A Free Global Volunteer Network And More

    Apr 30 2014

    Trying to figure out what volunteer opportunity to choose can be a very confusing and difficult process. Finding volunteer projects on your own so you don't have to pay to volunteer is even more challenging. How do you know that the organization is doing good work? Will the project be the right fit for you? In this podcast episode, Shannon O'Donnell, author of The Volunteer Traveler's Handbook, shares the secrets on how to find ethical international volunteering opportunities to help you find yo...more

  • Location Independent Business : Work From Anywhere

    Apr 23 2014

    Interested in building a location independent business? Sean Ogle from Location180 is your man. Being location independent simply means that you can work from anywhere in the world. It can be the perfect type of business for travelers to start. In this podcast Sean shares some key strategies and tips that can help newbies and established location independent entrepreneurs alike. Want to build a location independent business around something you love while traveling the world? Then you'll want t...more

  • Riding 16,000 Miles Blind

    Apr 17 2014

    Being legally blind didn't stop Tauru and Christi from traveling the world. But that was just the beginning... In 2012 the couple decided to purchase a tandem bicycle, pedal 16,000 miles from Ushuaia, Argentina to Alaska and inspire people with vision impairment along the way. 16,000 miles. Legally blind. On a tandem bicycle. Just let that soak in for a minute. Ready to hear their story? Warning: This episode might make you question any doubts or fears you ever had. You may realize that anything...more

  • Adventure Cycle Touring Guide

    Apr 10 2014

    If you want the skills to bike anywhere in the world let this episode be your adventure cycle touring guide. Ethan and Dan break down adventure cycling essentials for newbies. It's loaded with insights, practical tips and gear recommendations that you can only learn by putting rubber to cement. (Listen to other Zero To Travel podcasts here or subscribe on iTunes) Just click on the play button under the photo at the top of this post. Bookmark this page for reference if it helps. After listening y...more

  • Independent Travel Gold With Graham Hughes

    Apr 03 2014

    One man, every country, no flights...when it comes to Independent Travel Graham Hughes has done it all. He holds the Guinness World Record for being the only man on earth to accomplish this feat of travel strength. Not only that, he did it on a shoestring budget. It took him 4 wild years, and I guarantee you'll be surprised to hear what he has to say about his epic adventure. (To hear the interview click play on the bar under the main picture above) or... Subscribe to the Zero To Travel Podcast ...more

  • Travel the World and Live for Free With International House Sitting

    Mar 27 2014

    If you would love to travel the world and stay everywhere for free, then this episode on international house sitting is for you! Nat and Jodi from internationalhousesitting.com have traveled all over the world and lived for free in places like Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, France and America. In this podcast they share the inside secrets you need to launch or level up your house sitting career. You'll learn insanely useful stuff that only comes from experience. Hit the play bar now and discover: H...more

  • Shamans, Solo Travel and a Healing Path

    Mar 20 2014

    Can solo travel or any type of extended journey be a path to deep personal healing? What you'll hear in the podcast may surprise you. Singaporean filmmaker Malika went on a solo travel journey through Europe and South America for 3 years, ending up deep in the Peruvian jungle with Shamans and an experience with a controversial alternative medicine. After leaving the jungle she'd never be the same. After hearing this interview you may not be either. There are great insights here that any traveler...more

  • An Interview With Wandering Earl

    Mar 13 2014

    Wandering Earl has been traveling for 5000+ days straight! Earl's travel experience is vast, yet he seems to treat each experience as if it's his first day on the road. In this show Earl shares how to work on a cruise ship....but this podcast has oh so much more. One short story from this show involves Earl's run in with the Taliban while traveling through Pakistan. You won't want to miss this. There are some golden nugget in this interview so give it a listen. Hit the play button under the phot...more

  • Hike the Appalachian Trail With Zero Experience

    Mar 06 2014

    Want to learn how to hike the Appalachian Trail (AT) with no camping, hiking or wilderness experience? Jeff Chow mapped the entire Appalachian Trail for Backpacker magazine. Before he hiked 2000+ miles he had virtually no wilderness camping experience. If you are ready to feel the freedom of the trail and learn how a long distance hike on the AT can change your life you'll want to hit play on the bar (below the top picture) and give this exciting episode a listen. Jeff's story will empower any a...more

  • How To Trade For A Free House In Hawaii

    Feb 27 2014

    Warning: This episode may transform what you think is possible. Micheal Wigge started with a partially eaten apple, traded one thing for another while traveling through 14 countries and ended up with a house in Hawaii! No joke. He bartered his way to paradise and in this interview shares not only his story, but insider secrets on how you can trade for anything anywhere in the world. [Tweet "Want to know how 1 man traded an apple for a house in hawaii? check out this gem http://zerototravel.com/p...more

  • Travel With Intention And Be A Local Everywhere

    Feb 20 2014

    If you want to travel with intention and learn to know the places you visit on a deeper level, give this show a listen. Chris Yager, founder of Where There Be Dragons has helped thousands of students over 20+ years by providing experiential education programs in developing countries. [Tweet "Really enjoyed this @zerototravel #podcast and I think you will too. http://zerototravel.com/podcast/travel-with-intention/"] In this show Chris shares his one of a kind perspective on a variety of topics th...more

  • Getting Farm Work in Australia and New Zealand

    Feb 14 2014

    Getting farm work in Australia and New Zealand can be as easy as just showing up. While traveling through Vietnam I crossed paths with a fantastic Irish couple, Becky and David. In this episode you'll hear their on the ground experience and learn how they've been traveling for 3 years, earning money on farms and spending that money on backpacking trips through Southeast Asia, one of the most affordable pockets of the world for travelers. [Tweet "Interested in getting farm work in Australia as a ...more

  • Walking Across America

    Feb 06 2014

    Have you ever thought about walking across america or taking off on another type of epic adventure? Whether you are planning an extended walk, hike, bike, backpacking trip, or a longer unique journey anywhere in the world, this show will give you the tools and inspiration you need to get started and succeed in your next travel quest. To hear this or any podcast subscribe in iTunes or simply click play on the bar above (just under the picture) to hear this episode now. In this podcast episode Nat...more

  • Creating Adventures and Pushing Limits

    Jan 30 2014

    Rob Greenfield has a unique way of traveling. Instead of following the rules, he makes his own. Rob's adventures and the 'rules' surrounding them align with his core values because he creates them. You may want to do the same after listening to this podcast. To listen now simply hit play on the bar above this post. I think you'll agree that Rob's journeys are anything but ordinary. [Tweet "check out the @zerototravel podcast with @robjgreenfield #sharemywayhome"] In this inspiring episode you'll...more

  • The Skinny On Travel Tech

    Jan 23 2014

    Looking for the best travel tech options for your next trip? Dustin Main from Too Many Adapters breaks down technology essentials for people on the go. From apps to smartphones, cameras and much more, this podcast will cover everything you need for a trip anywhere in the world. Digital fiends and minimalists alike will take away key insights from this episode. Give it a listen by hitting play on the bar at the top of this post! In this episode you'll discover: The reason Dustin hikes in a dress...more

  • How to Become a Digital Nomad

    Jan 09 2014

    Want to take off, travel the world, and learn how to become a digital nomad creating your own income on the fly? What traveler doesn’t love the idea of wandering the planet while doing something they love? Well, that’s exactly what Rob and his wife Mish did back in March of 2012. Starting with zero plan, they took off for 6 months abroad and haven’t looked back. Now they riff about it on makingitanywhere.com, share practical advice on being an ‘anywhereist’ and teach others about running busines...more

  • Your Travel Hacking Guide : An Interview With Trav From EPOP

    Dec 26 2013

    If you're looking for a travel hacking guide, and love the idea of earning unlimited free travel give this show a listen! Click play on the bar above to listen to this show right now or check out the Zero To Travel Podcast on iTunes In under 60 minutes Trav from Extra Pack of Peanuts condenses hundreds of hours of research into an easily digestible travel hacking pill. Listen to this interview right now and you'll be well on your way to expert status. I've been earning free travel via travel hac...more

  • The Real WWOOF Experience : An Interview With Raphi

    Dec 08 2013

    ↑ To hear the interview hit play on the bar above Want an inside look at the WWOOF experience without the sugar coat? Ready for the pure uncensored truth about what it's really like working on organic farms all over the world? Then this podcast episode is for you. I was lucky enough to have a chat with Raphi from Dirty Vagrant. She has WWOOF'ed in Europe, Africa and many other places all over the world. During the show, Raphi provides some ridiculously useful advice that can help any current or ...more

  • “I Want To Teach English Abroad!” How To Get Started With Zero Experience

    Nov 26 2013

    ↑ To hear the interview hit play on the bar above Have you ever said to yourself, "I want to teach english abroad!"? Now's your chance to soak up 10 years of insider knowledge in one short podcast. Even if you have already been an english teacher abroad, this session will help you learn how to discover the best job opportunities, negotiate better accommodations, earn higher pay and much more. I was so excited to meet up with John Bursey while crashing at the Lotus Lodge, a sweet little Oasis of ...more

  • Long Distance Hiking Masters

    Nov 18 2013

    (photo from left: Estero, Don't Panic, Papa Smurf, Soft Walker, Turbo, Unknown) ↑ To hear the interview hit play on the bar above Have you ever had the urge to leave it all behind and go long distance hiking? Living for months out on the trail and getting reconnected with nature is a dream come true for many people. Although a long distance hike itself can be physically and emotionally challenging, figuring out how to find the time and money to go on this type of adventure is not as hard as you ...more

  • Start a Travel Event Photography Business

    Nov 13 2013

    ↑ To hear the interview hit play on the bar above Do you dig photography? What if you could get paid to shutter snap your way around the planet? I’m very excited to bring you the very first session of the Zero To Travel podcast. This session we focus on turning your photography into a travel based business. We’re talking traveling event and commercial photography with pro photographer and creative live on air host Ari Shapiro. Get ready to take what you love, and mix in heaps of exotic travel be...more