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

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 offering an online service to become location independent
How to deal with fear
When should you use miles rather than money
How to decide whether to go to college or travel

Resources Mentioned

Location Indie
Squarespace

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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 of Promise.

You will learn:

The personal dream that’s come true for Jason, thanks to the Zero To Travel listeners
How travel had an impact on Adam’s life and career
How Adam’s background helped him start Pencils of Promise
What a “for-purpose” organization is
The story of Pencil of Promise’s first school build
How Pencils of Promise decides where to build schools
How donations to Pencils of Promise work and where they go
The heart-forward decisions Adam has been making recently
The challenges Pencils of Promise is facing
Creative fundraising ideas
A common misconception people have about Adam
The story of Adam’s very first student
How you can raise the money to build a school

Resources Mentioned

The Paradise Pack
Pencils of Promise
Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast with Adam Braun
The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change
Pencils of Promise with Adam Braun on Extra Pack of Peanuts
Hitchhiking Stories From Scotland
You're Coming Hitchhiking Around Scotland With Me

For more travel podcast episodes, see the Travel Podcast Directory.

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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 justified in taking selfies than other people
How to get more creative with your selfies
An expert’s top tips for taking better selfies
The best selfie apps
The magical cheat for taking better selfies

Resources Mentioned

Location Indie
Jet Lag Rooster
Shannon Locker
Super Smartphone Tavel Photography Tips With Shannon Locker
Shannon's Instagram account
Camera Awesome
Instagram
Zero To Travel's Instagram account
CamMe
NoCrop
Whitagram

For more episodes of the Zero To Travel podcast, check out the archives!

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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 get him there.

In this episode of the podcast, you’ll learn:

The X factor for having the best travel experiences
How energy affects travel
Jason’s best tips for giving off good energy while you’re traveling
How Leon started experimenting with kindness
How Leon’s attitude has changed since he started traveling
The relationship between comfort zones and travel
Why Leon chose to document his travels and what impact this had on them
The experiences Leon had helping other people on the road
What small whispers of kindness are
A small moment that changed Leon
The importance of vulnerability
The lasting effect travel has on you
The similarities and differences between kindness in different countries
What taking money out of the equation does
How to find and live your purpose
The differences between connecting with strangers and people in your own city

Resources Mentioned

The Paradise Pack
The Kindness Diaries: One Man's Quest to Ignite Goodwill and Transform Lives Around the World
Leon Logothetis
The Motorcycle Diaries
Leon on Facebook
Leon on Twitter

For more episodes, check out the podcast archives!

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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 know that it helps to support this show and I really appreciate it!)

The Paradise Pack is available for one week only - then it's gone forever.

If you want to save money on travel, and learn how to earn money from anywhere on the planet check out it out.

The pack contains over $2000 worth of life changing products for 90% off but is only offered this week.

This special event ends on Sunday June 7th at midnight pacific time - grab it before it's gone!

Go to theparadisepack.com to learn more.

Cheers,
Jason

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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 know that it helps to support this show and I really appreciate it!)

The Paradise Pack is available for one week only - then it's gone forever.

If you want to save money on travel, and learn how to earn money from anywhere on the planet check out it out.

The pack contains over $2000 worth of life changing products for 90% off but is only offered this week.

This special event ends on Sunday June 7th at midnight pacific time - grab it before it's gone!

Go to theparadisepack.com to learn more.

Cheers,
Jason

 

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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 know that it helps to support this show and I really appreciate it!)

The Paradise Pack is available for one week only - then it's gone forever.

If you want to save money on travel, and learn how to earn money from anywhere on the planet check out it out.

The pack contains over $2000 worth of life changing products for 90% off but is only offered this week.

This special event ends on Sunday June 7th at midnight pacific time - grab it before it's gone!

Go to theparadisepack.com to learn more.

Cheers,
Jason

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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 know that it helps to support this show and I really appreciate it!)

The Paradise Pack is available for one week only - then it's gone forever.

If you want to save money on travel, and learn how to earn money from anywhere on the planet check out it out.

The pack contains over $2000 worth of life changing products for 90% off but is only offered this week.

This special event ends on Sunday June 7th at midnight pacific time - grab it before it's gone!

Go to theparadisepack.com to learn more.

Cheers,
Jason

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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 know that it helps to support this show and I really appreciate it!)

The Paradise Pack is available for one week only - then it's gone forever.

If you want to save money on travel, and learn how to earn money from anywhere on the planet check out it out.

The pack contains over $2000 worth of life changing products for 90% off but is only offered this week.

This special event ends on Sunday June 7th at midnight pacific time - grab it before it's gone!

Go to theparadisepack.com to learn more.

Cheers,
Jason

The post The Paradise Pack Sessions : Tim Leffel from Cheapest Destinations on Creating a Better Life for Half the Price appeared first on Zero to Travel.


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 know that it helps to support this show and I really appreciate it!)

The Paradise Pack is available for one week only - then it's gone forever.

If you want to save money on travel, and learn how to earn money from anywhere on the planet check out it out.

The pack contains over $2000 worth of life changing products for 90% off but is only offered this week.

This special event ends on Sunday June 7th at midnight pacific time - grab it before it's gone!

Go to theparadisepack.com to learn more.

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