Zero To Travel Podcast : National Geographic Type Adventures, Lifestyle Design Like Tim Ferriss Plus Inspiration Like TED

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.
  • How to think about work on the road.
  • The challenges of the work/travel lifestyle.
  • How to collaborate as a couple or partnership.
  • And so much more!

Tune In Now To Learn:

  • How to save money for travel.
  • Income potential for running a vlog.
  • Ways to gain confidence so you can keep traveling.
  • A typical day for a successful vlogger.
  • One thing to help you make a good video (every day).
  • How you can grow as a person and a traveler.

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Direct download: ZTT_Nate_and_Kara_mixdown.mp3
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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 experience in crisis management and response) who is here to give you guidance around how to research a trip, what to plan beforehand, and how to behave when you reach your destination.

Maybe you don't think anything is going to happen to you when you travel, but the travel safety tips in today's show might just save your life.

You'll Learn:

  • How to take your fears and turn them into empowerment
  • Ways to get a broad overview of different areas of the world
  • Things you can do to look like a traveler (instead of a tourist)
  • How to be more in control of your destiny
  • One tactic to help you observe and see what is going on around you
  • The proper response to stay safe (in different situations)
  • Recommended safety devices to use
  • Simple ways to think ahead and prepare
  • How to carry your belongings to avoid possible theft
  • Why it's a good idea to go to a place frequented by locals
  • And so much more

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Direct download: ZTT_Faith_Kohler_mixdown.mp3
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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....

And if you are digging Listener Questions, hit me up at jason@zerototravel.com and you might just get your question answered on a future episode.

I'd love to help you travel the world on your terms.

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Direct download: ZTT_Listener_Qs_5_mixdown.mp3
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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.

Au Pair Caroline Harkins meets with Jason Moore at a coffee shop in Oslo, Norway

Please welcome Caroline Harkins to the show!

You'll Learn:

  • What you get out of the au pair experience
  • Qualifications to become an au pair
  • How to increase your confidence significantly
  • Great advice to any prospective home stay family
  • How to create a social life in a new country
  • Ways you can visit places tourists don't go
  • One thing that can be a stepping stone to a longer life abroad
  • What it's like being a mini-ambassador for your home country
  • How to change your perspective and get a broader experience in how the world works

Resources:

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Direct download: ZTT_Au_Pair_mixdown.mp3
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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 how to build your travels around seasonal work, some great places to land gigs, and so much more.

Please welcome Matt Moore and Kelcy Fowler to the show as travel jobs month continues!

Tune In To Learn:

  • How to experience a rich lifestyle without a traditional job
  • The important questions you need to ask yourself
  • Ways many doors will open up for you
  • How easy it is to get a seasonal job
  • Small hacks to help with the application process
  • How you can be an attractive candidate
  • Best times of the year to apply
  • Things you really need to pay attention to (when considering a seasonal job)
  • How to create your work-life balance

Resources:

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Direct download: ZTT_Cool_Works_mixdown.mp3
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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.

You can earn a living and get paid to travel!

You'll Learn:

  • How an unconventional life can make you happy
  • How to build a life around travel
  • Ways to help you pay off debts or student loans
  • Why you need to think like a tourist sometimes
  • The best places to find seasonal jobs
  • How to truly enjoy the seasonal job lifestyle
  • How you can transition to location independence
  • And so much more

Resources:

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Direct download: ZTT_Susan_Shain_mixdown.mp3
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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.

Direct download: ZTT_PP2018_mixdown.mp3
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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 experienced authors alike find a vision for their book. You'll hear a breakdown of the entire process and learn about the actionable steps to make it a reality; you might be shocked to discover it is not as hard as you think...

Azul is also a digital nomad who has been living around for quite some time. Check out his work at Coach Azul.

Tune In To Learn:

  • The biggest myth around book writing
  • Simple exercise to get clarity (to figure out what you want to write about)
  • Best way to create a habit of writing
  • Ways to be more free as an author
  • Where to find your editor (you'll need someone)
  • How to take the pressure off creating your first book
  • What is the 2 suitcase challenge
  • How to re-invent yourself
  • And so much more!

Resources:

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Direct download: ZTT_Azul_mixdown.mp3
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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

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Direct download: ZTT_Jackie_mixdown.mp3
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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:

  • When you realize how the traditional working environment is not for you
  • General advice for building your own thing
  • How to find the right people (to work with you and your distributed teams)
  • Helpful exercise to create a kick ass company culture
  • Mistakes to avoid when bringing on a new member
  • And so much more

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Direct download: ZTT_Fred_Distributed_mixdown.mp3
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