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Angel Castellanos

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EP 30: THE LIFE OF A TRAVEL EXPERT/WRITER & NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED MULTI-MEDIA PERSONALITY - ANGEL CASTELLANOS

Roaming the Earth with Drea Castro

Angel Castellanos, (Castayanos) (www.AngelsTravelLounge.com) is a passionate world traveler, freelance travel writer, content producer and nationally recognized speaker dedicated to helping people travel smart, well and often. Traveling to over 80 countries on 5 continents (and counting), Angel travels 12-14 weeks internationally each year and draws on his experience and frequent travels to teach “Smart Travel” and equip travelers with the skills they need to make travel easy and enjoyable. Angel is a multi-media travel personality and travel expert that has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Fox News, CBS, ABC, Univision, Frommers Radio, USA Today & Travel & Adventure Show and New York Times Travel Show.  Angel is also the executive producer and host of the travel and adventure tv show Hot Spots debuting in Europe in Asia in late 2021. Show Notes:00:00 Angel reads an excerpt he wrote in March of 2020 - at the beginning of the pandemic00:45Intro to Angel 4:01Angel discusses the excerpt at the beginning and talks about his retrospective post while he was in Brazil4:57 Drea asks about the transition from traveling so often to a halt once the pandemic kicked in.  Angel talks about mental health and how much he realized the isolation at home really affected him.  He traveled to Mexico in the summer and he realized how important it was for him and for the local economy there. The global effect of the pandemic and how everyone was feeling the same way all at the same timeSome of the positive effects of the pandemic How the pandemic affects connection when you travel9:27Angel defines travel and what it means to him 10:20Angel discusses where his love for travel all started12:45Angel is a renowned travel expert who has spoken on news channels and has offered sound advice for many outlets.  He explains that journey to that title.  He talks about his company, Travel Ambassador 15:40 Drea discusses Angel’s incredible ability to speak well.  Angel shares that he actually speaks 3 languages17:38 Angel talks about slow travel and how that all started for himWhat is slow travel?  Angel shares what that looks like and the meaning of slow travelHis best slow travel trip was from Beijing to London on the train - And stopping along the way in Mongolia. Siberia, Poland, etc in 7 Weeks!23:59Packing tips from Angel25:59 Angel talks about the beginning and the lack of fear he had.  He was fearless because he was young and really ambitious27:59Angel talks about some of the challenges he has faced when he has been travelingFlexibility Pandemic and the lack of connectionAngel shares some interesting stories in Brazil and a passport situation in Turkey, Bribing his way out of Egypt TWICE!35:00 Angel shares the two most valuable things he has learned while traveling 36:00Angel talks about Traveling with a purpose and his evolution of travel Eco Tourism41:00 Angel talks about his most fulfilling moment when he travels42:00Angel shares his most meaningful people he’s ever met while he was traveling.  He is still friends with them today.  46:00 Angel shares how much he loved Costa RicaTalks about some of his favorite locations he went51:30Angel shares tips and tricks on where to start doing what he does52:00 Angel shares where he goes next54:00 Angel shares the one thing he takes with him when he travels - A moleskin journal54:55Angel shares the one piece of life advice he would give to a younger Angel56:36You can find Angel on www.angelstravellounge.comWww.instagram.com/angels_travels

57mins

6 Apr 2021

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Data Science Series - Angel Castellanos

Gowtham Nair Podcast

Angel Castellanos is a distinguished Data Scientist with comprehensive experience in Machine Learning, particularly the sub-domain of Natural Language Processing. In this podcast, he shares his personal journey through Data Science and discusses some of the biggest challenges the field sees today.

1hr 30mins

7 Sep 2020

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Ep 16: Angel Castellanos

Travel With Meaning

“I’m a US based travel expert and spend my time teaching people how to travel well, smart and often. I’m passionate about good travel and helping people save time & money. I often say that travel is my Ph.D in life because it has taught me so much about myself, other people and the world. In turn, travel is good for the world. I believe that travel has never been easier and that everyone can achieve their travel dreams. Happy Travels!” - Angel Castellanos   His AngelstravelLounge.com website and all Travel Ambassador social media are like cool travel lounges that bring you expert travel advice on how to travel better, smarter, longer and cheaper. Traveling internationally 12-15 weeks each year, Angel draws on his experiences to teach “Smart Travel” and equip travelers with skills to make their trips easier and more enjoyable and less stressful. His love of travel has driven him to give hundreds of motivational and inspiration travel talks throughout the country that are filled with actionable practical travel tips. Angel is a multi-media travel personality that has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, NY Times Travel Show, Fox News, CBS, ABC, Frommer’s Radio, Univision, USA Today, Travel & Adventure Show.   Angel is a lifelong traveler. His first international trip was at an early age with his parents on a journey that lasted 3 months through the American Southwest, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Moved by his passion for art, music, history and architecture, Angel studied abroad in Europe in college. He has returned to Europe every year since. He has also visited South America, Africa and spent nine weeks traveling throughout Japan and South East Asia. His favorite journeys include traveling from Beijing to London overland via the Trans-Siberian, a horse trek in Mongolia, a Camel trek through the Sahara desert and sailing down the Nile River in Egypt. He is a consummate “light” packer, enjoys making new friends on the road and remains focused on achieving his travel dreams.   As a Brand Ambassador Angel has enjoyed working with such top brands as Eagle Creek, ExOfficio, Delsey Luggage, Brics, Allianz Travel Insurance and various hotel chains around the world. Angel is a proud brand Ambassador for Kind Traveler (the first socially conscious hotel booking site).

47mins

10 Jul 2019

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Ep 18: The Travel Ambassador with Angel Castellanos

Chubby and Away's The PudgeCast

In today’s episode, we have the privilege of visiting with Angel Castellanos. He is the author of the popular travel blog, The Travel Ambassador. We are on location at The Travel and Adventure Show in Dallas, Texas for this chat. We discuss what it means to be a travel ambassador, tips to travel better, how you can protect your information while away, and how to make the best of your available time for an adventure. We hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as we did recording it. Thank you for listening! --------------------------------------- For show notes: https://chubbyandaway.com/ep-18-the-travel…ngel-castellanos/ -------------------------------------- We have new PudgeCast episodes every other Monday! For our YouTube channel, and to find all of our exciting videos: http://www.youtube.com/chubbyandaway Follow us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/chubbyandaway https://www.facebook.com/TheShapelySisterhood Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chubbyandaway/ https://www.instagram.com/theshapelysisterhood/ And of course, log on to our website at www.ChubbyAndAway.com For questions, comments, or if you have a show idea, please contact us at info@chubbyandaway.com

50mins

2 Jun 2019

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Ep 18: The Travel Ambassador with Angel Castellanos

Chubby and Away's The PudgeCast

In today’s episode, we have the privilege of visiting with Angel Castellanos. He is the author of the popular travel blog, The Travel Ambassador. We are on location at The Travel and Adventure Show in Dallas, Texas for this chat. We discuss what it means to be a travel ambassador, tips to travel better, how you can protect your information while away, and how to make the best of your available time for an adventure. We hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as we did recording it. Thank you for listening! --------------------------------------- For show notes: https://chubbyandaway.com/ep-18-the-travel…ngel-castellanos/ -------------------------------------- We have new PudgeCast episodes every other Monday! For our YouTube channel, and to find all of our exciting videos: http://www.youtube.com/chubbyandaway Follow us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/chubbyandaway https://www.facebook.com/TheShapelySisterhood Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chubbyandaway/ https://www.instagram.com/theshapelysisterhood/ And of course, log on to our website at www.ChubbyAndAway.com For questions, comments, or if you have a show idea, please contact us at info@chubbyandaway.com

50mins

2 Jun 2019

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Angel Castellanos

Travel Tales

Travel pro Angel Castellanos shares his story of how he built his brand, gives travel tips, and tells us where the hot places to go in 2018.

1hr 6mins

11 Jan 2018