Fri, 10 October 2014
Does your love of travel make you crazy sometimes?
Like any addict, I need a fix. Something I can relax to on my armchair journeys.
If you can relate (and I know you can, you travel junkie you) then 'listen up!'.
I'm excited to announce a new program on the Zero To Travel podcast, our Destination Discovery Series!
This exciting new series will take you off the beaten path, giving you a entertaining and informative overview of some of the most stunning and exciting travel destinations on earth.
Plus you'll learn how to travel in each featured spot on a budget, like a local.
Your destination guide will be an expert on the region. We'll take you to paradise, sharing the hidden gems and secrets that can only be learned through on the ground experience.
Now, you can to skip all of that hard work and can plan (or just dream) about your next trip with ease.
I am kicking off this series with the unique island nation of Japan.
In this show Andres Zuleta from Boutique Japan brings us the best of this country.
Along the way he teaches us some tricks on budget travel in Japan.
Where you can get amazing meals anywhere in Japan (hint: It's the last place you would ever think to find a fantastic meal)
This show is packed with value and might have you booking a flight and traveling to Japan within he hour!
* The best sushi shops in Tokyo
* The 5 Best Places in Japan Most Travelers Miss
* A Guide to Tipping in Japan
* Japanese Etiquette: Tips & Taboos
* Should You Get the Japan Rail Pass?
* The Best Online Japan Trip Planning Resources
* Japan Travel FAQ
* Japan Trip Planning Cheat Sheet
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Tue, 30 September 2014
Shannon Locker is a lot of things, award winning photographer (loaded with travel photography tips of course), mother, candy lover and to top it off...she's my sister!
This episode might entertain you on a few different levels. Not only will you be regaled with tales of sibling rivalry, you'll also hear the story behind this picture:
Plus insanely actionable advice to help you come home from any trip with better photos and perfectly captured memories.
Why smartphones might be the best camera to use for travelers (hint: this has nothing to do with the quality of the camera)
What are you waiting for?
Hit play and give it a listen now.
Shannon's recommended iPhone Apps
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Tue, 23 September 2014
There is a more hardcore side to budget travel that the guidebooks don't cover where activities like train hopping, punk sailing, rubber tramping, dumpster diving, and squatting are the norm.
Matt Derrick, wanderpunk and founder of Squat The Planet, has done it all.
In this adrenaline packed episode, you'll hear Matt's incredible stories, plus actionable tips that will open your eyes to a new side of budget travel.
Why dumpster diving isn't as bad as it sounds
Some pictures from Matt's adventures
Resources from the show
Squat The Planet
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Wed, 17 September 2014
Grab Youu Free Guide: 5 Simple Ways To Save Money On Airbnb
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Step by step instructions that will teach you how to turn your place into a money making machine
This episode is loaded with juicy insider information. Listen now.
The Traveling Dutchman
Get Paid For Your Pad – How To Maximize Profits From Your Airbnb Listing
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Thu, 11 September 2014
Bestselling author Chris Guillebeau is the youngest person ever to travel to every country in the world.
Yet this journey was small compared to his larger quest to help others change the world and live a remarkable life.
Something keeping you up at night but just seems too insane to go after?
In his new book, The Happiness of Pursuit, Chris shares what a quest is, why they are important and how you can go about finding the quest that will bring purpose into your life.
This inspiring travel podcast interview with Chris just might change your perspective on big ideas and audacious goals. Plus you can win a free copy of the new book the week this podcast is live (details at the end of the show)!
During the interview you'll also learn:
What exactly a quest is and how it can change your life
What I find through travel is the sense of being alive. – Chris G
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Main image by: Stephanie D. Zito
This free manifesto hit home for me at just the right time, and verbalized the things running through my head perfectly. It's a game changer.
Why Your Should Quit Your Job and Travel Around The World
If you are in a job you don't like and want to get out and see the world, enjoy this kick in the ass. You're welcome.
You'll hear why getting lonely is 'part of the job' as an independent traveler plus Chris shares how to channel loneliness into 2 positive responses.
The Floor and the Ceiling : How Much Money is Enough
A short and powerful way to reframe your approach to money.
When You're Happy You Don't Have To Tell Anyone
The title says it all but there's much more underneath. Read it, let it sink in then put it into action sometime. You might find yourself changed forever.
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Thu, 4 September 2014
In May 2014 I participated in a 546 mile hitchhiking race around Scotland.
Want to come along?
Listen to this podcast and you'll be right next to me on this adventure.
Special thanks to Gary and the NOMADS Facebook group.
A few scenes from what you are hearing in this epsiode.
Fri, 29 August 2014
Why is travel important to you?
In this travel podcast Nathaniel Boyle from the Daily Travel Podcast and I dive deep into the mental side of travel and why imagination may be the most important quality a traveler can possess.
How to a approach a trip mentally
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Thu, 21 August 2014
Ashley Holmer went to Africa as a soccer coach to help teach kids.
She left a year later with 20 acres of land in rural Tanzania and a commitment to build a school for underprivileged children.
In this show you'll learn:
How a simple trip can change your life forever
Just follow your heart and do what you want to do, because there is a lot of fulfillment that can come from that.
Check out the Red Sweater Project.
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How you can help this week...
I'm donating $5 for every comment we get from the caravan the week this podcast is live. Share your thoughts on the interview, why you think education is important or whatever inspires you about travel.
Leave a comment now and you'll be giving $5 to help educate kids in Tanzania!
To get in touch with Ashley send her an email: email@example.com
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Thu, 14 August 2014
Do you love to hear crazy travel stories?
When the Zero To Travel podcast started, I had no idea it would bring together thousands of travelers from all over the world.
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Our incredible caravan of listeners has countless tales of their own to tell. That's why I'm thrilled to share the first installment of this new series:
These strange tales from the road include turtles, roofies, long distance love and more. Don't delay...
Give the show a listen now.
Meet This Week's Story Tellers:
She takes amazing photos too! Here is one:
Thanks Ashley, Amy and Shawn and of course to all of the listeners of this podcast.
If you haven't done so yet and you're feeling saucy, please take 2 minutes and leave an honest review on iTunes.
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Thu, 7 August 2014
"You're temporary circumstances are not your permanent identity" -Srini Rao
After that everything changed.
Give it a listen now by hitting play and you'll discover:
How creating a new story for yourself can transform your life
Check it out now by hitting play on the bar at the top of this post.
The Art of Being Unmistakable
Skool of Life
People Mentioned In The Show
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