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What refugee stories have you heard?

Today, more than ever we need to make people feel welcome and safe. It will allow you to be more accepting and you can connect in a new way.

In today's episode, you'll gain a better understanding of what the refugee experience is like from Aiman Shaqura. He came to Norway as a refugee in 1991 after 10 years on the run through 12 countries.

Helping immigrants and refugees become integrated into their new home country is a cause close to his heart, so he started Give a Job; an organization based in Norway that helps match refugees with the needs of businesses. Give a Job has helped hundreds of immigrants get work and continues to do so.

Aiman has also built and sold a number of companies; his latest project Charge is Norway's first entrepreneurial incubator for first-generation immigrants who have ambitions to create future growth companies.

You'll hear so much including:

  • Why life in a safe place was like hell in paradise
  • Thoughts around the media's coverage of the refugee crisis
  • Real refugee stories
  • How you can help refugees on the ground in your daily life
  • Best piece of business advice for budding entrepreneurs
  • The most powerful mindset strategy you've ever heard
  • And a whole lot more

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Direct download: ZTT_Aiman_mixdown.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 6:30am EST

What is one insanely simple thing you can do to kick-start or resume a life of travel?

Today Ka Sundance stops by to share his story about how his family has been traveling the world for a long time.

He's the founder of The Sundancefamily where he and his wife help new and aspiring business owners, coaches and artists, transform their lives AND businesses to manifest more purpose, abundance and freedom.

You'll hear about:

  • What it's like to be down to your last dollar on the road
  • Full time travel and living abroad (and who it is not for)
  • What bucking the status quo for a life of travel means for your relationships
  • The definition of an authentic lifestyle business

Tune In To Learn:

  • How to create a different concept of many things
  • Ways that new opportunities appear right before your eyes
  • Why travel is so healthy
  • How to overcome fear and move forward
  • Advice for traveling with kids (family)
  • The only way you truly learn
  • Drawbacks of taking a family on the road (or traveling long term)
  • Biggest business mistakes (and how to avoid them)
  • And much, much more!

Resources:

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Direct download: ZTT_Ka_mixdown.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 6:30am EST

Have you heard about Jasmine Reese and her dog Fiji?

Back in 2013 she took her puppy and her violin on a bicycle tour across the United States with less than $50 in her pocket.

She was, in her words, a “chubby city girl, trying to regain self-confidence and recapture the person she thought she’d lost.”

Learn more about her travels and music at Fijapaw.

You'll hear how Jasmine has gained a renewed faith in humanity while experiencing profound acts of kindness from strangers, and how she reshaped both her body and her mind.

Learn how your attitude defines your action and how you can create a life of travel.

Tune In To Learn:

  • How to use your internal power
  • Ways to get out of your rut
  • How to start planning a bicycle tour across the USA
  • Where to stay when traveling by bicycle (with your pet)
  • What do you eat while on the road
  • Why the journey is more important than the destination
  • Practical tips for saving money (and creating money)
  • Pros and Cons of riding 12 hours a day
  • The smart way to hitchhike
  • And so much more

Only $50 And A Dream: Biking Across The USA Solo With Zero Experience with Jasmine Reese

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Direct download: ZTT_Jasmine_mixdown.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 6:30am EST

How do your expectations around a trip affect the trip itself?

Tune in to hear about expectations, plus you'll get a travel box of chocolates.

My guest today is the founder of The Strange and New where she aims to “cut the bs out of travel." She is also an editor for Matador and she is here to discuss a potpourri of travel topics.

Please welcome Jacqueline Kehoe to the show. Let's dive in!

You'll Learn:

  • How to have the time of your life (and meet your best friends ever)
  • Why staying in one place can actually be traveling
  • Can you have Travel A.D.D
  • One of the best motivators out there
  • How to find yourself through travel
  • Ways to carry your happiness with you
  • How to document travel (so you don't go overboard)
  • How to get your soul chords vibrating
  • And so much more!

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Direct download: ZTT_Jacqueline_mixdown.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 6:30am EST

Are you ready for your Estonian E-Residency?

The Republic of Estonia is the first country to offer e-residency- a transnational digital identity available to anyone in the world interested in administering a location independent business online. Plus, e-residency enables secure and convenient digital services that facilitate credibility and trust online.

Today you'll hear from the managing director of e-residency for the government of Estonia, Kasper Korjus. He's going to give you the details on their E-Residency program and you'll learn how you can easily make Estonia your home base.

Tune In To Learn:

  • What is an E-Resident (and how to become one in Estonia)
  • One thing that will make it easier for you to apply for Visa’s and living permits
  • How we can create nations without borders
  • Why e-residency is perfect for freelancers and nomads
  • Why Estonia has decided to take the start up mentality and innovate
  • How to change the revenue models of nation states
  • One of the most frustrating things about being based outside of the US (now)
  • Main benefits of E-Residency
  • How to empower global citizens
  • Why you should visit Estonia
  • And much more!

Resources:

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Direct download: ZTT_Kasper_mixdown.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 5:19pm EST

Have you ever thought about Ex-Patting?

Today my friend Lily Ann Fouts stops by to give you tons of tips, strategies, and advice for Ex-patting in Latin America.

Lily is a multi-talented writer, author, and long time traveler who has lived on every continent except Asia ( including Antarctica!). When her and her husband are not out roaming the planet, they are living full time in a motor-home around the USA. She is also the chief adventure scribe of our community Location Indie.

Get more info about Lily here and be sure to check out her book, Live Like a Local in Loja: An Expat Experience in Ecuador

Tune In To Learn:

  • How best to settle-in anywhere and have a true local experience
  • Why you need to practice responsible ex-patting
  • Tips on where figuring out where to go
  • Top reason Loja is intriguing
  • How to successfully integrate yourself as an expat into a community
  • One of the most underrated travel tips (to lead you to the best spot)
  • The one thing that is a powerful bridge to a better experience
  • How to truly connect with locals
  • Language learning resources
  • Tips for picking up a language (faster)
  • How long you can stay in Latin America (visa options)
  • And much more!

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Direct download: ZTT_Lily_mixdown.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 7:50pm EST

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!

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Direct download: ZTT_Roger_POT_mixdown.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 6:30am EST

When you choose to travel, a lot of tough decisions come up. Things like:

  • Should I quit my job to travel?
  • Should I travel solo or try to find a friend?
  • Where should I go?
  • Is taking time off from school to travel the right thing to do?
  • Should I keep my apartment/house or rent it out?
  • What should I do when I come back?

And on and on.

Did you know there is somebody you can ask who is right 100% of the time?

Sounds crazy I know!

In this episode you'll learn how to make a tough decision and who that person is who is always right.


Today I'm bringing you a bonus episode to learn the truth behind Location Independence. My wife Anne Dorthe reveals what it's like to live with a location independent entrepreneur- the good, the bad, and the ugly.

How do you think it would be?

Awesome, Annoying, Educational?

Tune in now to find out.

Plus, we are celebrating the launch of The Paradise Pack! It is an incredible bundle of resources to help you live, work, and travel anywhere. All about location independence (LI), freedom, and the travel. Only available through June 5th, 2017, so be sure to grab a copy at zerototravel.com/paradisepack before it's gone forever.

You'll Learn:

  • The reality of living with someone who is location independent
  • Good piece of advice to go on the road (with a location independent entrepreneur)
  • One important thing to do to help your travel partner
  • 3 words to describe the location independent lifestyle
  • How to support to your LI partner (even if you are not into it)
  • The benefits of the location independent lifestyle
  • Why you need to support the location independent people in your life
  • And tons more

Resources:

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And don't forget to pick up The Paradise Pack (by June 5th, 2017) at zerototravel.com/paradisepack. It will literally change your life.

Direct download: ZTT_AD_mixdown_1.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

When you are trying to decide if you should hit the road for a long period of time (maybe go full nomad) or maybe just extend your current travels, is it just a numbers game?

Tune in to hear how it might be for some of you...

Today you get a value packed interview with my new friend Paul Kortman. He and his family (wife, 4 kids, and 2 dogs) have been living out on the road for the last 3 years. They spent a year flying around the world and are now living in an RV.

You can follow their adventure at Home Along the Way. And they have a podcast called Nomad Together.

You'll Learn:

  • How to fall into Location Independence
  • Recommendations before taking a long term family trip
  • Key lessons and tips on how to live in a 37ft RV with your wife, 4 kids, and 2 dogs
  • Ways to create deeper relationships (on the road)
  • How to run a business from your RV
  • The fastest way to go location independent
  • How to get a partner on board for travel
  • What to do about medical and health issues
  • How the hybrid location independent model can benefit you
  • What can open your kids to an entire world of possibilities
  • And a ton more!

Be sure to pick up the bundle of world-class educational products from travel and location independent experts at zerototravel.com/paradisepack (The Paradise Pack is only available from May 30th- June 5th, 2017).

Resources:

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Direct download: ZTT_Paul_K.mp3
Category:travel, podcast, travel podcast, travel podcasts -- posted at: 6:30am EST