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

How can travel play into the things you do later in life?

Get ready to be inspired as Cal Fussman stops by to share how travel can have a huge impact on your life!

Cal is an award winning journalist, a NY Times Bestselling author, AND a legendary interviewer.

As a writer at large for Esquire Magazine’s “What I’ve Learned” column, he has shared life lessons from his conversations with notable actors, athletes, musicians, tv personalities, world leaders, and any other category of human you can possibly think of....

On his podcast, Big Questions with Cal Fussman, he uncovers the heart, head, and soul of his guests in thoughtful, deep, and entertaining conversations.

Today you'll hear about his decade as a nomad traveling the world (and how that impacted his work and life), how to make authentic connections with others, and so much more.

Tune In To Learn:

  • How to go from dinner table to dinner table around the world.
  • Ways you can find places tourists don't go.
  • How to appear like a local everywhere you go.
  • One thing that can make you more aware (and open up an energy channel).
  • Advice around asking questions to take you to a different place.
  • How to keep waking up with fresh eyes.
  • The greatest gift that travel can give you.
  • How you can look through the lens of opportunity.
  • The true measure of success.

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Are you headed to 7in7?

How can you travel more and do anything you want?

You'll get so much valuable information today, including:

  • The importance of community.
  • Learn how to think bigger.
  • Learn why you should take bigger risks (and feel good about them).
  • Tips for running your own group events, meet ups, and trips.
  • And so much more!

My guest today is the co-founder of 7in7- a digital nomad conference taking place over 7 years on 7 different continents.

If you’ve ever thought about running your own business on the road, or running your own group trips, or perhaps your own retreat or event, or just bringing a huge posse of friends on an excursion somewhere, you are going to want to pay attention.

She is also an event planning expert and she will be sharing her expertise; you'll learn about the whole nomad full-time travel scene, how to connect with people via events while you are on the road, and top tips for negotiating with hotels and venues.

Please welcome Kyrie Melnyck to the show. 

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Have you heard what Steve Munroe is doing?

Do you think the remote work trend is exploding?

Today you're going to hear about the impact of the digital nomad movement on local communities, as well as the challenges and benefits of this new global workplace (and how we can keep our impact positive).

My guest today co-founded and runs Hubud. It is one of the world's top coworking spaces located in Ubud, Bali and aims to “inspire a million people to change the way they live, work, and learn.”

He also founded the Coworking Alliance for Asia Pacific (CAAP) and their annual conference which is a meeting place for coworking spaces from over 30 countries to connect and explore the future of remote work.

Please welcome Steve Munroe to the show!

Tune In To Learn:

  • What can give you motivation for a career choice.
  • How to launch a remote work movement.
  • Why it is so important to start with community.
  • Expert advice around choosing a coworking space.
  • The biggest challenge facing the digital nomad movement.
  • The #1 requested feature in every work survey.
  • How you can be an ethical traveler.
  • Best way to get a close up view of the Balinese culture.
  • And so much more!

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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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If you are one of those people that has that burning desire to travel the world, do you choose travel or does travel choose you?

My guest today has (among other things) run spiritual retreats in Mexico, established an Eco co-working office in the hills of Portugal, and worked for an International NGO overseas in Peru.

She is also the co-founder of Freedom X Fest – the first outdoor festival around the location independent movement.

Will you be joining us in Spain Aug 14th-19th, 2018?

Please welcome Estela Kun to the show!

You're going to hear about how to shape a life of travel around your interests, holistic nomadding, and so much more.

Tune In To Learn:

  • How you can become a new person every time you travel.
  • Ways to gain clarity and valuable skills.
  • Guiding tools for the freedom lifestyle.
  • Practical advice to run your business overseas.
  • How to create space for what you really want to do.
  • Ways travel enables new decisions and creativity.
  • How the digital nomad community is evolving.

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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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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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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

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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

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