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

What does slow traveling mean to you and why should you consider it?

How does slow travel change your overall travel experience?

In today's episode you'll hear all about slow travel, teaching overseas, and how the color of someone’s skin affects their travel experience.

You'll learn quite a bit from today's guest- a total travel junkie and serial expat- Oneika Raymond. She has visited over 80 countries on 6 continents (and counting!). She is also an entertaining and refreshingly honest travel writer, blogger, and teacher. Check out her work at Oneika The Traveller.

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Listen Now to Learn:

  • What creates the most dramatic changes in your travel experience
  • How to bring your cultural mores and values to another place
  • How to have a relationship while fulfilling your travel dreams
  • Why teaching is a great vehicle if you want to keep traveling
  • How traveling while black is different
  • Where to find inspiration to do something completely foreign (think outside the box)
  • Why people of color experience a lack of representation
  • How 'one-upmanship' in the travel world does not foster learning or growth
  • Proof you can have a career while traveling the world
  • And much more!

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Direct download: ZTT_Oneika_mixdown.mp3
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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!).

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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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Direct download: ZTT_32_Cities.mp3
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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!

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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

Resources:

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Direct download: ZTT_Travis_Longmore.mp3
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It’s time for the fourth installment of our Inspiring Female Adventurers Series with Swedish and Czech adventurer- Renata Chlumska.  She has a long and impressive list of expeditions including:

  • A bicycle trip from Nepal to Sweden
  • A motorcycle trip from India to Sweden
  • Finished the 7 Summits
  • Around America Adventure (439 days- 11,300 miles by kayak and bicycle- Solo)

Renata Chlumska is a true expert and will guide you on:

  • Solo travel
  • How to plan big adventures
  • How you can turn adventure into a career
  • How to use travel as a way to process tragedy
  • Where you can find any adventure

Plus you'll hear the "Travel Theory of Relativity" and 5 quick tips to help you meet more people when traveling.

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Listen Now to Learn:

  • Why your travel experience is all relative to your mindset
  • The best ways to prepare and plan for a big trip
  • How to maximize life and make the most of it
  • Where to find strength and motivation to continue
  • How to feel like the luckiest person in the world
  • How to book a ticket to Space
  • How to have faith in the big picture
  • How to open up new horizons and new perspectives
  • The best advice for a budding adventurer
  • And much more!

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Renata Chlumska

Rio Grande- Renata Chlumska

Direct download: ZTT_Renata.mp3
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