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Helping you travel the world on your terms no matter what your situation or experience.

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Helping you travel the world on your terms no matter what your situation or experience.

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By Mkk32 - Oct 30 2019
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Keep up the great work Jason! I love this podcast, makes my long commute to work much more bearable.

Good stuff

By BadgerBaba - Aug 04 2019
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I am just looking for ideas on travel thanks Jason!

iTunes Ratings

420 Ratings
Average Ratings
341
37
16
15
11

Love it!

By Mkk32 - Oct 30 2019
Read more
Keep up the great work Jason! I love this podcast, makes my long commute to work much more bearable.

Good stuff

By BadgerBaba - Aug 04 2019
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I am just looking for ideas on travel thanks Jason!
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Zero To Travel Podcast

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Helping you travel the world on your terms no matter what your situation or experience.

Rank #1: Top 32 USA Cities For Travelers

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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!). Head over to the Extra Pack of Peanuts podcast for each of our rankings 9-16 (for another 16 cities!).

Quick thank you to italki for supporting today’s show. Hook up with native speakers from around the world! Get a free lesson here (buy one, get one free).

What you'll learn about the top USA cities for travelers:
  • How moments can create a favorite place
  • How to find magic in road trips
  • Why it is fun to play tour guide
  • Where to go for the ultimate blend of humanity
  • The best place to check out Stripperoke (yes, that's a real thing!)
  • How to avoid photo burnout in Northern California
  • Why people want to stay in a bubble
  • The key to the fluffiest scrambled eggs in the USA
  • How to like a city more and more each time you go (even if you want to hate it)
  • Where the road ends at a big mountain view and a waterfall (think lord of the rings)
  • How to find a place that works with your lifestyle the best
  • And much more!
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Be sure to head over to the archives for more Zero To Travel Podcasts!

Apr 19 2016

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Rank #2: Top 24 World’s Cheapest Destinations: Part One

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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 and THE best places around the world to live or base yourself (for less).

Check out his award winning website and travel writing at The Cheapest Destinations Blog. He is also the author of A Better Life For Half The Price – an outstanding resource and quite an entertaining book.

Let's get right into it!

You'll Learn:
  • How to recognize “cheap destinations” for your lifestyle
  • The easiest place to hang out as a tourist without getting a residency visa
  • How to find the right balance between foreigners and the local culture
  • Where to find the retirement capital of South America (for foreigners)
  • The best resource for buying real estate internationally
  • One of the best places to stay for 6 months every year (on a tourist visa)
  • Where to find the cheapest food, booze, and rent in Latin America
  • What European city has the most places where you'd say “I could live here”
  • Where to find cheap skiing in Eastern Europe
  • The place to find the best wine in Europe that you’ve never heard of
  • One of the cheapest places to buy real estate in the world
  • Where Americans can stay an entire year on a tourist visa
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Ready for more Zero To Travel Podcasts? Head over to the archives now!

Jan 17 2018

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Rank #3: Making Sense of Cents: Personal Finance and Travel + Is This The Best time EVER to Travel?

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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, Making Sense of Cents, and she’s running it while living on the road in an RV.  She's here to share her advice and help you get your head around your own finances....so you can have more of that green to travel the world!

Plus You'll Learn:
  • The best way to save money for traveling
  • The true cost of living on the road
  • Top tip to pace your spending for a year or more
  • How to extend your travel budget even further
  • Advice on health insurance for the traveler
  • What makes RV life much easier
  • How to never run out of new ideas
  • And so much more
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Be sure to head over to the archives for more Zero To Travel Podcasts!

Feature photo courtesy of Making Sense Of Cents

Aug 15 2017

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Rank #4: 2018 Guide To Cheap Flights + How To Travel When You Work Full Time

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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 learn how you can"fly for less and travel more" at Jen on a Jet Plane.

You'll Learn:
  • How to find the right work-travel balance for you
  • Benefits of solo travel
  • What can take you away from everything that you’ve ever known
  • Favorite method for getting cheap flights
  • How the non-traditional booking can save you money
  • How magical opportunities open up
  • Tips to adjust to extreme travel
  • The best ways to stretch your time
  • What can give you faith to put yourself out there
  • And so much more!
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Please head over to the archives for more Zero To Travel Podcasts!

Featured image courtesy of @jenonajetplane

Mar 14 2018

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Rank #5: How To Retire Early and Travel the World

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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 lifestyle around that, and how you can start taking steps today to make it happen.

Quick thank you to Tortuga backpacks for supporting today's show! Be sure to check out the Tortuga Outbreaker backpack for you or your travel friend.  Use the promo code TRAVEL at checkout for 10% off! 

 

Tune In To Learn:
  • How to create motivation to retire early
  • Ways to 'UP' your gratitude level
  • How to overcome the biggest obstacle (that people don't realize)
  • Why you need to "spend thoughtfully" to create happiness
  • How much you really need to sacrifice (to retire early)
  • Actionable steps towards early retirement
  • How to get excited about tracking your expenses and budgeting
  • Ways to put relationships first
  • How to go out and do stuff in the world every day
  • One essential item for your health (as a nomad)
  • Travel recommendations (from someone who has been to 52 countries and counting!)
  • And much more!
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Want more Zero to Travel Podcasts? Head over to the archives now!

Dec 06 2016

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Rank #6: Top 20 Most Beautiful Places We've Been In The World: Part One

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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 Part Two) to get each of our Top (#5 to #1) most beautiful places in the world that we've been to.

Plus, we break down the Top 16 Beautiful Places We’d Like To Go over on the Location Indie Podcast.

This is going to be fun!

Tune In To Learn:
  • How to relive your travel experiences
  • Where to find a magical experience (you didn't expect to have)
  • One of the most beautiful places on earth
  • Where you can take a cable car up a mountain
  • A place to fall in love with hiking
  • One of our favorite places on the planet
  • Where worldly colors come out of the earth
  • And so much more!
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For more Zero To Travel Podcasts, be sure to head over to the archives now!

Sep 26 2017

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Rank #7: A Solo Travel Lovefest

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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 with local Kurds with the best damn mustaches I've ever seen Listen Now to Learn:
  • One thing that can make you fall in love with travel
  • How to feed your travel soul
  • Why you are never alone when you solo travel
  • One of the best ways to travel
  • How to realize that something is actually possible
  • How to gain confidence and trust in yourself
  • One of the best parts of traveling
  • Ways to save the most money while solo traveling
  • The magic of solo travel
  • And much more!
Mural of Turkey

For more Zero To Travel Podcasts, head over to the archives now!

"In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself."-Laurence Sterne

Sep 29 2016

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Rank #8: Travel the World and Live for Free With International House Sitting

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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:

How anybody can get into house sitting regardless of experience or ageWhy setting a strong intention is so importantOne idea that can get you started right away, and why this is more important than the how'sWhy you may have already been a house sitter and how that can help you land your first house sitting gigWhen house sitting is like getting a jobThe key platform you need to know to travel and house sitBest practices for writing your profile on house sitting websites that will land you the best spotsHow to create an email subject header that will help you grab your dream house sitNad and Jodi's recommended perfect amount of time to commit to a house sitThe single most important part of choosing a house sitting jobWhy house sitting makes you a localAnd so much more...

Resources from the showNat and Jodi's website International House Sitting

TrustedHouseSitters.com

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Mar 27 2014

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Rank #9: Top 10 Places We’re Dying To Go Back To (And Why)

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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 as there are so many places that could be on the list.

Tune in now and think about where you'd like to return. Hope you get excited to start planning some adventures!

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Be sure to check out the archives for more Zero To Travel Podcasts!

Jul 31 2018

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Rank #10: Random Travel Jobs, Digital Nomading and Slow Travel with Hannah Dixon

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Tune in now to hear about the reality of the digital nomad lifestyle from Hannah Dixon.  She's been a digital nomad for the last 5 years and can help you travel the world!  

Learn about slow travel, ways to extend your travels indefinitely, getting started as a location independent virtual assistant, random travel jobs, and so much more. 

Please head over to zerototravel.com for the full show notes.

Happy New Year!

Jan 01 2019

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Rank #11: Southeast Asia Travel: Getting Off The Banana Pancake Trail

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Tune in now to get tips and info around your next Southeast Asia travel adventure. 

Nikki Scott from Southeast Asia Backpacker stops by to share the top experiences NOT to be missed in SE Asia, practical logistical questions around travel through SE Asia, how to get off the banana pancake trail, and much more.

Please head over to zerototravel.com for the full show notes.

Jan 22 2019

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Rank #12: Top 10 Travel Wish List + How To Crush Your Bucket List

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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 ideas to reality
  • How to get motivated (and move closer to your travel goals)
  • Why alternative reality type spaces are intriguing
  • A time when compromise is necessary
  • The best part of Location Independence
  • How to embrace the idea of enjoying yourself
  • Why the journey can be the best part (of a travel adventure)
  • How to open up more possibilities to see crazy stuff
  • 10 awesome travel wishes (what do you want to do?)
  • And so much more!
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For more Zero To Travel Podcasts, head over to the archives now!

Mar 21 2017

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Rank #13: 3 years Alone On Foot : An Interview With Sarah Marquis

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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.

Listen Now to Learn:

  • How to have a more authentic travel experience
  • How to push your boundaries (and use all resources you have within)
  • What it's like to follow you heart and discover your mission
  • How to assess any situation (to figure out what is really going on)
  • How to differentiate real fear vs fear you create
  • Your ultimate ally to deal with new experiences
  • How making tea can create positive thinking
  • Practical tips for those looking to do extreme adventures
  • And much, much more!
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Looking for more Zero To Travel Podcasts? Be sure to head over the archives now!

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

Feb 09 2016

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Rank #14: Price of Travel with Roger Wade

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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, transportation, attraction, food and drink prices.

Please welcome Roger Wade to the show. He’s here to help you get the most travel bang for your buck.

Tune In To Learn:
  • How to create a lifestyle rather than just take a trip
  • Advantages of solo travel
  • What to do as a solo traveler to meet other people
  • The flexibility of budget airlines
  • How to get incredibly cheap deals for European train rides
  • Who is the best type of traveler for a city pass
  • Formula to gauge what a typical 'great day' will be like (for a traveler)
  • And so much more!
Resources:

For more Zero To Travel Podcasts, head over to the archives now!

Jun 13 2017

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Rank #15: Zero To Location Independent Challenge (Day 1)

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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 feels good to you.

Today you'll hear about about mindset and intention. Let's go Location Independent!

You'll Learn:
  • The benefits of location independence
  • How to start on the path toward location independence
  • Ways to banish all excuses forever
  • How to set your intention
  • The ideal day exercise
  • How to figure out what is holding you back (and how to persevere)
  • How to completely decimate excuses (and get rid of them)
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May 16 2017

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Rank #16: Travel Photography 101 with Travis Longmore

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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 simple elements of framing and composition
  • Dispelling myths around travel photography and photography in general
  • Tips on how to break into the travel photography business
  • And much more!

Quick thanks to italki for supporting today’s podcast.  Hook up with native speakers from around the world- learn a language, learn the basics, practice speaking, or get some guidance from a teacher. Buy one lesson, get one free for Zero to Travel listeners.

What You'll Learn in Travel Photography 101:
  • How to tell a story with your photos
  • The realities of being a travel photographer
  • The best time of day to take photos (think Golden and Blue)
  • Why being uncomfortable will get you the best photo
  • Why learning the 'rule of thirds' is a good idea
  • Some basic gear recommendations
  • How to get permission to take that unforgettable shot of a stranger
  • Why you regret the photo you didn't take
  • 3 camera settings you need to master (to become a really good photographer)
  • The difference between a professional photographer and an amateur
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Looking for more Zero to Travel podcasts? Head over to the archives now for all past episodes!

Apr 12 2016

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Rank #17: Grateful Gypsies + The Power Of Awareness

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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 strategies....

You'll Learn:
  • A serious option living in another country (and earning an income)
  • The #1 benefit of a gap year
  • The diversity of Indonesia
  • How to balance traveling and documenting traveling
  • Ways to expand your horizons and open your eyes
  • And so much more
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For more Zero To Travel Podcasts, check out the archives now!

*Featured image courtesy of Grateful Gypsies

Aug 08 2017

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Rank #18: How To Plan Your Best Damn Year Ever: The Rosebud Method

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

Dec 27 2016

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Rank #19: Bending Time For Travel

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Shane Dillon from The Franklin Fi takes a break from The Camino de Santiago to share his advice around travel, finances and living life to the fullest. Tune in to hear some incredibly powerful strategies to help you create more time for travel. 

Please head over to zerototravel.com for the full show notes.

Sep 03 2019

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Rank #20: Long Term Travel Lifestyle with Jackie from The Budget Minded Traveler

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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 Learn:
  • The best mindset for adventure travel
  • What forces you to reflect on big life questions
  • How to be comfortable and embrace the long term travel lifestyle
  • Ways to stay true to who you are
  • How solo travel expedites your reflection process
  • How to create the best content
  • And so much more!
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Featured image courtesy of @travelingjackie

Head over to the archives for more Zero To Travel Podcasts!

May 22 2018

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