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Travel Freedom Podcast: Want a location independent lifestyle & income? Swap commuting for exploring and take 100% control of your work/life balance. With a dose of humour, your hosts Tommo & Megsy will set you on the path to travel freedom with weekly episodes. We interview online income experts & find the most affordable ways to live in and visit destinations around the world.We interview digital nomads and online entrepreneurs on how they make money from anywhere. Guests include John Lee Dumas (Entrepreneur on Fire), Gary Arndt (Everything-Everywhere), Natalie Sisson (Suitcase Entrepreneur) and many more.Travel Hacking Central. How we travel the world in style, for as little as $200 USD per person per month. Extend your runway to business success by massively reducing your outgoings while getting to travel the world too.SUBSCRIBE NOW, and visit www.travelfreedompodcast.com for show notes and more info.

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Travel Freedom Podcast: Want a location independent lifestyle & income? Swap commuting for exploring and take 100% control of your work/life balance. With a dose of humour, your hosts Tommo & Megsy will set you on the path to travel freedom with weekly episodes. We interview online income experts & find the most affordable ways to live in and visit destinations around the world.We interview digital nomads and online entrepreneurs on how they make money from anywhere. Guests include John Lee Dumas (Entrepreneur on Fire), Gary Arndt (Everything-Everywhere), Natalie Sisson (Suitcase Entrepreneur) and many more.Travel Hacking Central. How we travel the world in style, for as little as $200 USD per person per month. Extend your runway to business success by massively reducing your outgoings while getting to travel the world too.SUBSCRIBE NOW, and visit www.travelfreedompodcast.com for show notes and more info.

iTunes Ratings

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Great Interviews

By Kyg1rL!!!! - Jun 14 2019
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The interviews for this podcast are great! The rest is all over the place. Kind of annoying and trying too hard to be funny and dramatic. Toning it down a bit and giving us more content would make a this more enjoyable for me.

A bit annoying

By AndyPop28 - Nov 22 2018
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The hosts are just trying to hard. They are “overacting” and are quite annoying with some of their rather obvious tips.

iTunes Ratings

32 Ratings
Average Ratings
22
2
2
1
5

Great Interviews

By Kyg1rL!!!! - Jun 14 2019
Read more
The interviews for this podcast are great! The rest is all over the place. Kind of annoying and trying too hard to be funny and dramatic. Toning it down a bit and giving us more content would make a this more enjoyable for me.

A bit annoying

By AndyPop28 - Nov 22 2018
Read more
The hosts are just trying to hard. They are “overacting” and are quite annoying with some of their rather obvious tips.

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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Travel Freedom Podcast

Latest release on Mar 07, 2018

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 003 Why slow travel is quickest way to travel freedom & $5 Hong Kong

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FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE ON http://www.fivedollartraveller.com/hong-kong-podcast/
In this Hong Kong podcast episode:

We discuss:

  • Feature Topic: Why Slow travel is the key to discovering travel freedom sooner
  • Destination Feature Topic: Chinese Superstitions in Hong Kong & The Hong Kong Protests - why they are happening & the reality of life as a protester.
  • Interview: Featuring local twitter activist Chris. We talk to Chris about his favourite local things to do in Hong Kong, Food and nightlife.
  • $5 Foods: Curry Fish Balls. Hong Kong style szechuan hot pot.
  • $5 Fun/Travel: Visit the IFC tower - BYO Beer.

QUOTE: "HK politics is like a buffet where all you get is tofu. You eat all you want but only get tofu"

Become part of the $5 Planet

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Jan 29 2015

23mins

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Rank #2: 005 Your possessions are your prison & We Visit Athens (Greece)

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Show notes: http://www.5dollarplanet.com/005

In this Athens Podcast episode:

We discuss:

  • Feature Topic: Are you suffering from stuffocation? Your possessions are your prison! Why material things do not make you happy, but experiences do.
  • Local Interview: Dimitra from #visitgreece tells us about food, culture and cool things to do in Athens.
  • $5 Food: Saganaki - Fried yellow cheese for $5? Yes please!
  • $5 Fun/Travel: Coffee is Greek therapy. Making new friends has never been so easy, or affordable!

 

Become part of the $5 Planet

You can submit your own $5 food or fun experiences to our rapidly growing $5 Planet Map. OR tweet suggestions to @5dollartravel or #5dollarplanet

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK

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Feb 05 2015

27mins

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Rank #3: 025 Get the cheapest flights possible & we visit Marrakech, Morocco

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In this Marrakesh Podcast episode:

We discuss: Our everyday method for getting cheaper flights. Plus, this week we are in Marrakech, morocco. Our safety expert Phil Sylvester gives us some top tips for staying safe in Morocco and we drink amazing spiced tea!

  • Feature: An everyday method for Getting the cheapest flights - no miles, points, scams or standby rates.
  • Interview: Phil From World Nomads - Safety in Morocco
  • $5 Food: Cake & Spiced Tea
  • $5 Fun: Sunset at the Jamaa El Fna with overpriced tea.

Apr 16 2015

26mins

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Rank #4: 020 Niche Blogs make money quickly, here's the proof

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In the My Tan Feet episode:

How the "My Tan Feet" Blog made over $36,000 in their first two years. The monetization and customer targeting tips that can help your blog start printing money right away. Feature Topics in this episode:

  • Why you should develop a flexible brand from day one
  • Why niche = authority
  • Why blogs are better for audiences
  • How choosing the right niche can make or break your business
  • Why targeted email sequences convert readers into customers
  • Choosing affiliates that work
  • Why Adsense can still work for you
  • Pitch or fail. Why bitting the bullet and cold emailing is often the only way to grow your income
  • Why being able to do simple video will get you more blogging work
  • The importance of an auto responder sequence with evergreen content
  • Why email beats social media and google every time
  • Building a quality email list with a 70% open rate
  • An engaged audience will get you more sponsorship and earnings than a larger, unengaged audience
  • How to build your own press trip
  • Why you shouldn't just rely on affiliate programs that already exist.
 
Weblinks from My Tan Feet Episode

Interview Guest: Samantha & Yeison My Tan Feet 5 Steps to Kickstarting Your Dream Lifestyle: Download here (Last chance to get the book for free!) MONDAY TOOL: Aweber: Email marketing newsletters World Nomads Insurance - Specifically designed for digital nomads, flashpackers, adventure & long term Travellers - Get a 5% Discount with our coupon code: WN5DP Trusted Housesitters.com - Use discount code 5DP to get a 15% discount on membership

Mar 30 2015

45mins

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Rank #5: 023 How to get free travel experiences + Thessaloniki, Greece

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In this Thessaloniki Podcast episode:

Summary: Why having a travel blog will save you a fortune, even if you are not a travel blogger. Plus, we visit Thessaloniki, Greece to eat the famous spicy gyros and we learn about some of the stranger Greek traditions and superstitions. We discuss:

  • Feature Topic: Travel adventures for free, including "The legend of Tripod Tom"
  • Local Interview: Mae from Greek Weddings & Dimitra from Greece Tourism
  • $5 Food: Gyros - The number 1. value for money foodie choice
  • $5 Fun/Travel: White Tower - Thessaloniki's iconic tower
 
 
Become part of the Travel Freedom community on twitter.

Follow us Tweet suggestions to @mytravelfreedom #travelfreedom #travelthursdays #moneymondays  

Weblinks from Thessaloniki Podcast

World Nomads Insurance - Specifically designed for digital nomads, flashpackers, adventure & long term Travellers - Get a 5% Discount with our coupon code: WN5DP Trusted Housesitters.com - Use discount code 5DP to get a 15% discount on membership How to become a housesitting pro in just 3 months.

Apr 09 2015

33mins

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Rank #6: 015: 3 European Transport Travel Hacks & We visit London

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SHOW NOTES: www.5dollarplanet.com/015
In this London Podcast episode:

London on a $5 planet budget? - yes it is possible! We visit Camden markets and reveal how we can go out for food and beer on a super cheap budget. We also outline 3 of our best money saving transport tips for Europe. We discuss:

  • Feature: Transport Travel Hacks, our top 3 money savers for getting round Europe
  • Interview: Charlie from Walk Eat Talk Eat tells us about East London history and the burgeoning street food scene. There is more to modern British cuisine than you think...
  • $5 Food - Beigels, but not like anything you'll ever tried before… Plus we grab a beer at the cheapest pub in England.
  • $5 Fun - We visit the British museum - It's free! And awesome!

OR tweet suggestions to @5dollartravel or #5dollarplanet  

Weblinks from London Podcast

Interview Guest - Walk Eat Talk Eat Food Tours World Nomads Insurance - Specifically designed for digital nomads, flashpackers, adventure & long term Travellers - Get a 5% Discount with our coupon code: WN5DP Trusted Housesitters.com - Use discount code 5DP to get a 15% discount on membership How to become a housesitting pro in just 3 months. TBEX - The Largest Travel bloggers event in the world.

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Beigel Bake - Brick Lane

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Brixton Food Village

Alternative London (Tours - street art)

Mar 12 2015

35mins

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Rank #7: 055 India's most visited attraction is not the Taj Mahal?

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FULL SHOW NOTES: www.travelfreedompodcast.com/055

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We head to Amritsar, India to visit India's most visited attraction and end up accidentally discovering the best Indian bread on this planet! Plus, surprisingly bendy soldiers at the India-Pakistan border ceremony.

Sep 28 2015

46mins

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Rank #8: 065 Essaouira, Morocco: Eating Fresh & The Massage of Death

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Full Show notes: www.travelfreedompodcast.com/065

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We spent one month in Essaouira, on Morocco's Atlantic west coast. We explore some of the most "freshest" local food markets in the world, discover the winding backstreets and history of the medina and find a local massage that was more than we bargained for...

Topics:

  • Shopping for the freshest raw chicken - So fresh it's still warm!
  • The history behind The Essaouira Medina and fortress
  • The largest lounge we've had in an apartment - ever! Only $350 a month.
  • Kitesurfing on the atlantic coast
  • The massage of death!
  • Amazing fruit and veg markets and the secret to finding good tagine in Morocco

Feb 01 2016

35mins

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Rank #9: 041 One tip just made travel easier forever + Bratislava

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SHOW NOTES: www.travelfreedompodcast.com/041

We reveal our latest travel tip that just completely changed and improved our travel experience and saved us from being homeless. And, anyone can implement this. Plus we chat with Betty from Bratislava tourism and explore the history, food and wine of Europe's "Little-big city"

  • Feature: The best travel tip we have discovered in over 2 years and how it saved us from being stuck in a dorm with the loudest snorer on earth.
  • Interview: Betty from Bratislava tourism (LINK)
  • Food: Pierogi, Bratislava nut rolls and much more!

Jun 22 2015

49mins

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Rank #10: 013 $7 a day travel western Europe? + We visit Seoul

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SHOW NOTES: www.5dollarplanet.com/013
In this Seoul Podcast episode:

Was February our cheapest month travelling in 2 years? If so, how did we do it? Plus we re-visit our time in Seoul, South Korea, staying in a volcanic spa for $27 a night and eating amazing food. Our guest Runaway Juno tells us about her favourite things about Seoul.

  • Feature: Visit Europe on $7 a day - we just proved it's possible
  • Interview: Runaway Juno
  • $5 Food - Kimbap, its like Korean sushi, And Mandu - Korean dumplings
  • $5 fun - We visit the toilet museums!

Tweet suggestions to @5dollartravel or #5dollarplanet  

Weblinks from Seoul Podcast

INTERVIEW GUEST: JUNO KIM World Nomads Insurance - Specifically designed for digital nomads, flashpackers, adventure & long term Travellers - Get a 5% Discount with our coupon code: WN5DP Trusted Housesitters.com - Use discount code 5DP to get a 15% discount on membership How to become a housesitting pro in just 3 months. DISCLAIMER: We are affiliated with TBEX & Trusted Housesitters, World Nomads, all companies we love and support. We are not affiliated with any other of the recommended products on this page. Our opinions, as always, are our own.

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK

This podcast is new, so help us out. Please leave your comments below so that we can make changes to future episodes based on your feedback.

Mar 05 2015

36mins

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Rank #11: 063: Best & Worst in Travel 2015

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Summary:

16 countries across 2 continents… We've experienced and eaten a lot! Today our favourites (and least favourites) in food, attractions, journeys, destinations, accommodation, drinks and more! Could we have eaten the best burger in the world in 2015? Time to find out.

Dec 21 2015

51mins

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Rank #12: 010 Tim Leffel: Multiple revenue streams & creating ebooks that sell

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Full Show Notes: www.5dollarplanet.com/010
In the Tim Leffel episode:

5 steps to kickstarting your dream lifestyle, our new ebook is now available at 5dollarplanet.com/dreamlifestyle and successful author Tim Leffel shares the mistakes which online authors make when they first try to earn revenue from publishing. Feature Topics in this episode:

  • Why people are afraid to travel full time or simply think they can't
  • Why online, multiple revenue stream income is better than employment
  • Where are the best digital nomad hubs to go and live - for less money
  • How outsourcing can rapidly grow you business
  • The 18 best countries to have a better life for half the price READ HERE
  • How to deal with your stuff and family and friends if you move abroad?
  • Why traditional book publication is a waste of time for most people.
  • The most important first step before writing your ebook
  • How to get your book out there and selling copies
  • How to make your book worth more than just a book
WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK

We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already.

You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this page or tweet @5dollartravel
What do you want in the show? Are we moving to fast, or is it all too basic? What do you like what do you not like? More on money or more on travel?
Become part of the $5 Planet

You can submit your own $5 food or fun experiences to our rapidly growing $5 Planet Map. OR tweet suggestions to @5dollartravel or #5dollarplanet 5 Steps to Kickstarting Your Dream Lifestyle http://www.5dollarplanet.com/dreamlifestyle World Nomads Insurance - Specifically designed for digital nomads, flashpackers, adventure & long term Travellers - Get a 5% Discount with our coupon code: WN5DP Trusted Housesitters.com - Use discount code 5DP to get a 15% discount on membership

Feb 23 2015

52mins

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Rank #13: 064 Turn a profit with physical products

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Full Show Notes: www.travelfreedompodcast.com/064

Summary:

Creating physical products can be a long process, but a very profitable one, if done right. Making mistakes early on can waste month and thousands of dollars. We chat with Jeremy from Tortuga Backpacks about avoiding the rookie mistakes and creating a profitable product business.

Dec 28 2015

46mins

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Rank #14: 043 What's Great in Budapest? Everything!

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SHOW NOTES: www.travelfreedompodcast.com/043

We explore Budapest's Street art scene and the ruin bars of district 7 (including the famous "Szimpla Kert"). We stay at Retox and discover what it's like to stay or work at a party hostel - mental! Plus we eat a traditional Hungarian 2 course lunch for only 3 euros

 

Topics:

  • Budapest's Ruin Bars
  • Street Art in Budapest
  • What it's like to work in a party hostel
  • The unexpected American food revolution in Budapest
  • Goulash and how to find a 3 Euro, 2 course lunch menu

Jul 06 2015

57mins

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Rank #15: 007 Are you a scam magnet? And $5 Varanasi, India

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FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.5dollarplanet.com/007

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In this Varanasi, India Podcast episode:

We discuss:

  • Feature Topic: We reveal how we save thousands of travel dollars a year just by being clued up about taxi scams.
  • Local Interview: Featuring Mariellen of breathDreamGo.com, we learn about the history of Varanasi, local food and more!
  • $5 Food: Curry with a view, and some of the most buttery bread on the planet!
  • $5 Fun/Travel: We take a boat ride along the Ganges for less than $5 in Varanasi, India.

 

Become part of the $5 Planet

You can submit your own $5 food or fun experiences to our rapidly growing $5 Planet Map. OR tweet suggestions to @5dollartravel or #5dollarplanet  

Weblinks from Varanasi, India Podcast

World Nomads Insurance - Specifically designed for digital nomads, flashpackers, adventure & long term Travellers - Get a 5% Discount with our coupon code: WN5DP Trusted Housesitters.com - Use discount code 5DP to get a 15% discount on membership How to become a housesitting pro in just 3 months. TBEX - The Largest Travel bloggers event in the world. 6 Lessons We Wish We’d learned Before Holi Festival

Kashi Chaat Bhandar (Indian food mentioned by Mariellen)
 
Banaras Hindu University location ($5 sightseeing tip). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banaras_Hindu_University
 
  ---- DISCLAIMER: We are affiliated with TBEX & Trusted Housesitters, World Nomads, all companies we love and support. We are not affiliated with any other of the recommended products on this page. Our opinions, as always, are our own.
WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK

This podcast is new, so help us out. Please leave your comments below so that we can make changes to future episodes based on your feedback.

Feb 12 2015

28mins

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Rank #16: 051 Barcelona: Secret eateries & hot air ballooning

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www.travelfreedompodcast.com/051

Summary:

We stumble across a traditional backstreet restaurant, in the heart of Barcelona, where the owners make you instantly part of the family. Discuss Barcelona's place as a digital nomad hub. We podcast from 1000 meters from a hot air balloon in Barcelona province. Plus, everything you'll ever need to know about olive oil!

Topics:

  • Do old style family restaurants still exist in the tourist centre of Barcelona? Yes! We find one by accident and get a hear warming family welcome.
  • The 10 euro lunch menu with way too much wine!
  • We discuss the top reasons Barcelona is a great digital nomad hub
  • Pickpocketing and crime risks in Barcelona
  • Cost of living
  • Alternative parts of the city that are ideal to stay in long term
  • Cava for brunch
  • Amazing tapas bites you just can't find in the tourist restaurants
  • We fly over Barcelona province in a hot air Balloon!
  • The truth about the Extra virgin olive oil you are getting back home

Aug 31 2015

43mins

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Rank #17: 058 How to choose (or fix) your brand

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www.travelfreedompodcast.com/058

Summary:

IBM’s Social Media Strategist, Alex de Carvalho, explains how to create a brand that clearly identifies you and your company and that can grow with you as your company develops. Plus, how to evolve or re-brand when things aren’t working out.

Get Alex's quick branding tips and the quick blog setup cheat sheet by visiting the show notes.

Oct 19 2015

44mins

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Rank #18: 017 Travel Safety Special - with Phil Sylvester of World Nomads

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SHOW NOTES: www.5dollarplanet.com/017
In this World Nomads Travel Safety Podcast episode:

We discuss:

  • The biggest mistake travellers make
  • How do you know if someone is trustworthy on the road?
  • One great method to avoid getting ripped off by taxis
  • The safest thing to do if someone tries to mug you
  • How to avoid being a target for crime
  • The best ways for female solo travellers to stay safe
  • Ways to make sure your insurance company will pay out on a claim.
  • Safest way to look after your passport
  • Why your insurance will not always cover you
  • Quick fire round - Will your insurance cover you if......?
  • Will your insurance pay out if you have had more than one beer?
QUOTE:

[tweetthis]Have 2 wallets. The mugging wallet and the real one hidden in your undies![/tweetthis] [tweetthis]Keep your ATM receipts in case you get robbed and need to claim insurance.[/tweetthis]  

Weblinks from World Nomads Travel Safety Podcast

World Nomads Insurance - Specifically designed for digital nomads, flashpackers, adventure & long term Travellers - Get a 5% Discount with our coupon code: WN5DP Trusted Housesitters.com - Use discount code 5DP to get a 15% discount on membership How to become a housesitting pro in just 3 months. TBEX - The Largest Travel bloggers event in the world.

Mar 19 2015

28mins

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Rank #19: 033 Crazy! We Jumped out a plane (Costa Brava Podcast)

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SHOW NOTES: www.travelfreedompodcast.com/033

We experience gravity on a whole new level with a 50 second free fall in EmpuriaBrava. Costa Brava expert Jaume Marin, shares some of the reasons the catalonian region of spain should be on your travel bucket list. Plus, we go to prison in Castello d'Empuries.

  • Feature Topic: Getting chucked out of a plane has been one of the most adrenaline intense experiences of our lives.
  • Local Interview: Jaume Marin, head of Costa Brava (Spain) tourism.
  • Fun/Travel: We visit the small, lesser known walled town of Castello d'Empuries and end up in prison...

May 14 2015

35mins

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Rank #20: 035 Mongolia overland: Nomad homestay & Gobi Desert catastrophe!

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SHOW NOTES: www.travelfreedompodcast.com/035

Topics:

  • How to stay with a real nomad family, not in a tourist Ger.
  • Breaking down in the middle of the Gobi Desert - When travel to remote areas goes wrong.

May 21 2015

25mins

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