Zero To Travel Podcast : National Geographic Type

Zero To Travel Podcast : National Geographic Type


Do you want to learn how to travel the world for as long as you desire, on your terms while spending less money? Whether you're a travel newbie dying to figure out how to explore the world, an occasional traveler longing to make your holiday everyday, or an experienced globetrotter seeking unique ways to keep traveling full time, you're in the right place. Travel expert Jason Moore from chats with adventurous people living life on the road so you can discover new ways to travel endlessly. Jason and his guests share insanely actionable advice and key resources, getting down and dirty on topics like; starting and running an online business from anywhere, travel and work opportunities, gutsy budget travel strategies, surprising ways to earn free travel, the digital nomad life, unconventional travel based lifestyles, fun travel jobs, how to plan epic adventures, backpacking, 4 hour work week inspired topics, and everything in between. Jason has wandered the planet for 15+ years working as a tour manager in events/music, an adventure travel tour guide, a trash sweeper, and now as a location independent entrepreneur running businesses on the fly. He is obsessed with doing whatever he can to help you explore our crazy planet, no matter what your current situation or experience. Let's do this! Subscribe now and welcome.


Cruise Ship Jobs 101: Travel Jobs Series  

How can you find the best cruise ship jobs if you have no experience?

If you work on board a cruise ship you are guaranteed to get paid to travel the world - but is it all it's cracked up to be?

And how can you stand out from the stacks of resumes flowing into cruise ship companies every day?

Our guest today is a true expert on this topic. Amanda Hathorn-Geary spent a decade at sea AND worked on the human resources side which means she was responsible for hiring newbies like us.

In this episode you'll learn:

The #1 reason to work on a cruise ship Pros and cons of cruise ship jobs How much money you can expect to earn working on a cruise ship Why working on a cruise ship is a great way to save money for travel (even if you work in an entry level position) How cruise ship work can lead to longer term career opportunities What type of travel experiences you’ll have Which cruise ship job positions can give you the most amount of time for travel How you can leverage cruise ship jobs to accomplish your top bucket list items (think dogsledding in Alaska, feeding Kangaroos in Australia, and on and on) What day-to-day life is like working on a cruise ship How to stand out in a stack of resumes What skills you’ll build for future careers The most desirable positions on the ship How NOT to answer a key interview questions And loads more Resources

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How To Work For An Airline And Fly For Free: Travel Jobs Series  

Do you love the idea of work that takes you around the world?

You may want consider working for an airline so you can fly for free (or pretty close to it when flying internationally).

My guest today has worked for 3 major airlines and gets many flight benefits to save money, make money, and take his family around the world. Check out his book, Free Flying to get inside tips on getting hired, employee flight benefits, and lodging on a budget.

Today you'll hear about the types of jobs that you can get with an airline and what benefits are included, how you go about getting these jobs, and where to find them.

Please welcome LaJuan Stoxstill-Diggs to the show!

Tune In To Learn: Why day trips are addicting The different types of airline jobs Perks and behind the scenes benefits for airline employees How to get a job with an airline (without ever flying in a plane!) Where to find airline jobs Super smart strategy for a new airline employee 3 tips to get hired by the airlines How to leverage flight benefits for entrepreneurial endeavors How to improve the lives of your children (through travel) The main benefits of travel jobs and seasonal work And so much more! Resources: Travel Jobs- Wander Work Newsletter Free Flying: An Inside Look at Airline Employee Flight Benefits Location Indie

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The Secret World Of Flight Attendants: An Interview With Betty In The Sky  

Could you handle being a flight attendant?

What makes a good flight attendant and what can you do as a passenger to make life easier on them?

Betty In The Sky stops by today to share flight attendant stories, advice on traveling, and so much more! She's a veteran flight attendant with over 20 years in the air.  Check out her podcast- Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase! for candid stories, an insiders view of life in the air, and all the behind the scenes stuff.

Fly Here To Learn: How to get a golden ticket to see the world How metal tongs helped save a tricky situation The most ridiculous thing ever witnessed on a plane How to improve the collective consciousness on the plane The most important life lesson learned (as a flight attendant) Funny celebrity stories Advice for layovers (bring your bathing suit to Singapore!) 3 very simple tips to keep flight attendants happy The best asset to help you stand out (when trying to become a flight attendant) What you should talk about during your flight attendant interview Super easy travel hack Resources: Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase! Podcast Betty in the Sky Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase- Book Travel Jobs- Wander Work Newsletter Location Indie

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Up and Coming Destinations: Tibet With Robert Kelly  

Can you still have a deep experience in Tibet?

Why should you visit Tibet now?

Today you'll go an adventure through Tibet with expert guide book author Robert Kelly.

Robert has co-authored 2 editions of Lonely Planet’s Tibet guide (including the most recent), and he is also the creator of a new podcast called Travel Tape.  You are going to hear some of the sounds of Tibet and also going to learn tons about this destination. Plus, you'll hear about:

What it's like to be a guide book author Long term travel And lots more!     Tune Your Senses To Learn: How to experience reverse time travel The long history of Tibet Top tips for visiting Tibet the right way (as a foreigner or independent traveler) Where you can find the richest culture in Tibet Best times to visit Tibet Ways to get the best trekking and hiking experiences in Tibet How to get your senses awakened in a Tibetan monastery Best advice for aspiring travel writers Resources: Zero To Travel Trekking Trekking Nepal Audio Series Draksum-tso (holy lake) Sakya Monastery Lhasa Lonely Planet Tibet Trip Advisor Tibet Mount Kailash Robert Scott Kelly Travel Tape The Podcast

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Music Festivals 101: Travel, Culture and Music With Festy Go Nuts  

What is your favorite combination travel platter?

In today's episode, you're going to hear about the combination travel platter and learn all about music festivals and travel.  You'll learn all about the music, the culture, and the adventure!

And who better to learn from than my friends, Jason and Kelly, founders of Festy Go Nuts (your ultimate music festival resource).

  Listen Now To Learn: One of the best excuses to travel and take a road trip How to find the best festival for you The best places to find info about festivals What to expect at music festivals How to get a truly intimate experience at a music festival How to be prepared for the best possible festival experience The life saver of all travelers in every situation The costs associated with music festivals (and how to get the best pricing) How to get free tickets to a music festival How to create bonds for life And so much more! Resources: Festy Go Nuts JamBase REI Pollstar Facebook- Festy Go Nuts Bonnaroo The Great Went Wakarusa Coachella Strings & Sol Jam Cruise Cloud 9 Adventures Northwest String Summit Blackspy Marketing Cash or Trade Mulberry Mountain Festivals Delfest Blue Ox Music Festival Instagram- Festy Go Nuts Leftover Salmon

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Travel Role Models and The Minority Nomad  

What is a minority nomad? And do you know how many are out there?

And who is your travel role model?

In today's episode you'll hear from a man on a quest to become the first African American to travel to every country in the world! He is currently at 92 countries as we record this...

Please welcome Erick Prince to the show. He's a traveler, photographer, and philanthropist and you can check out his journey at Minority Nomad.

Tune In To Learn: The best way to learn about yourself and find new opportunities How to show a different side of a country Ways to show low income kids the world is open to them How reading can open things up for you What changes your perspective on the world Why traveling can help you see a better way Ways to embrace privilege (to help others) Erick's personal daily mission to help others around the world Ways to take opportunity to share culture, identity, and history How to be a mini-ambassador for your country And so much more! Resources: Cruisers Forum Top 10 Travel Wish List + How To Crush Your Bucket List Sign up for the Zero To Travel Newsletter Minority Nomad The Nordic Theory Of Everything With Anu Partanen 25 Hours Hotels Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Rail Europe The Slow Travel Philosophy + Traveling As A Black Woman with Oneika Raymond Budapest Jazz Club You Tube- Minority Nomad Instagram- Minority Nomad Location Indie

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Top 10 Travel Wish List + How To Crush Your Bucket List  

How can you totally crush your travel bucket list- starting right now?

Plus, a top 10 list you won’t want to miss…

Today my buddy Trav (from EPOP and Location Indie) joins the show as we each share our respective Top 5 Travel Wishes.

Give yourself the space and time to dream up your current bucket list and put it in writing. Get back in touch with your travel soul and reconnect with your travel dreams. You can make it happen now!

Listen Now To Learn: How to create a ‘big bang’ to bring your ideas to reality How to get motivated (and move closer to your travel goals) Why alternative reality type spaces are intriguing A time when compromise is necessary The best part of Location Independence How to embrace the idea of enjoying yourself Why the journey can be the best part (of a travel adventure) How to open up more possibilities to see crazy stuff 10 awesome travel wishes (what do you want to do?) And so much more! Resources: How To Become A Car Camping Superstar Location Indie Podcast The Great Debate: Slow vs Fast Travel EPOP (Extra Pack of Peanuts) @zerototravel @PackofPeanuts Location Indie

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Dating and Travel + Bringing Location Independent Business Ideas To Life  

What do you think about dating and travel?

And how does love work if you are a digital nomad?

In today's episode, you'll hear from the Founder of Nomad Soulmates – an online dating app for remote workers and location independent individuals.

Please welcome Aline Dahmen to the show! She breaks down what the dating scene is like out there in nomad land, plus how to handle love on the road.

And if you're NOT single don’t worry, you'll hear helpful tips for both singles and couples alike:

Bringing your next business to life What it’s like to build an app Dating ideas for travelers And much more! Tune In Now To Learn: The best way to learn everything about someone (in a short period of time) How to open hidden doors Why it is important to start with community Ways to get your first clients How being conscious and intentional makes the right people appear Why everyone is going to Bali How to meet (and connect) with people who are aligned with your vision/mission Why you are forced to make a quick decision Challenges of taking a nomad romance into the “real world” The double effect of offline meetings Resources: Nomad Soulmates Location Indie Airbnb Udemy Indiegogo

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Behind The Scenes With Adventure Travel Journalist Jayme Moye  

What do you like about Adventure Travel?

How does immersion change you?

Today you’ll hear all about adventure travel and different ways that immersion can change you...from an award winning professional adventure travel journalist.

Please welcome Jayme Moye back to the show! Learn more about her work here.

The first show we did together was insanely popular as she gave industry tips and secrets to succeed as a professional travel writer. Check out 'How To Become a Professional Travel Writer' (in resources or archives) after listening to today's show!

Today we are going deeper into the world of travel writing and she’s going to share with us a behind the scenes look at the reality of collaborating with top climber Hans Florine to write On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession With Yosemite’s Most Iconic Climb.

Gear Up To Learn: How to get started and make a name for yourself (as a writer) Tips for getting started in freelance writing How your chameleonesque element can help you How travel can really shake up your world What is El Capitan and the mystique around The Nose How to get some of the best journalism What makes you a stronger person (when it comes to adventures) How to break out of your mold (and push out of your comfort zone) Why taking calculated risks can serve you well The best piece of advice to ensure success (when collaborating) And so much more! Resources: How To Become a Professional Travel Writer On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession With Yosemite’s Most Iconic Climb Jayme Moye Elevation Outdoors The Nose (El Capitan) Hans Florine Speed Climbing!: How To Climb Faster And Better Alone On The Wall SuperTopo Movement Climbing + Fitness Boulder Audubon Society

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What It Takes To Go Location Independent  

What should you do when you get sick of traveling?

Plus, what does it really take to go location independent?

You'll hear all kinds of location independent (LI) goodies today from newbie nomad Jeremy Enns. Jeremy recently quit his job to travel and run his business from the road. He's got tons of insights into the LI lifestyle; from seasonal work, house sitting, travel hacking, saving money, volunteering, bike touring, and more! Check out his work here!

Learn what it takes to go location independent and find out if all the effort is worth it.

Tune In To Learn: An incredible way to get into traveling How to get the mind clicking (for the LI lifestyle) The first step to move in any kind of direction How to achieve the "inevitability of success" attitude Ways to overcome obstacles to location independence How to take the seriousness out of growing a business How to get a whole new view (of yourself and your business) One of the best ways you can travel in the states European bike tour recommendations How a paper map can help you And so much more!

Resources: Jeremy Enns Jeremy Enns- Instagram Location Indie Trusted House Sitters International House Sitting : How To Travel The World and Stay Anywhere For FREE Into the Wild- by Jon Krakauer The Tim Ferriss Show Silent Era Photography Upwork Ascetic Productions Mennonite Disaster Service Warm Showers Jeremy's Favourite Books Of 2016 Trekking Nepal Location Indie Podcast

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Resettling Abroad and Overseas Education  


Have you ever experienced an overseas education?

Whether it is from unschooling, homeschooling, a classroom, an experience, or an encounter with a local, you never know what you can learn.

Today you'll hear 3 things I love about living in another you'll hear about long term life abroad, reverse culture shock, and a visa you’ve probably never heard about.

My guest today has been living abroad for 20 years and has been slow traveling with his family for the last 4 years. Check out his Epic Education Radio Podcast where you’ll hear experienced family travelers tell you in their own words how they approach parenting, money, education, accommodation, travel gear and more.

Please welcome Jason Jenkins to the show!

  Listen Now To Learn: How to learn about yourself in a whole new way The advantages of learning a new language Challenges of living abroad with children How to deal with reverse culture shock The benefits of asking for (and getting) remote work Biggest piece of advice for homeschooling or unschooling Some of the best online resources (to educate your kids on the road) How to take the pressure off kids when living abroad How to deal with health issues when overseas The realities of the long term travel lifestyle And so much more! Resources: Location Indie An Epic Education Non-Lucrative Residence Visa for Spain Khan Academy Duolingo CrashCourse - YouTube Time4learning Jennifer Miller Travel Articles News-O-Matic World Nomads Travel Insurance Epic Education Radio- itunes Epic Education Radio- Stitcher An Epic Edu- instagram

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Travel Health: Everything You Need To Know Before You Go  

Do you take your travel health seriously?

You might spend a lot of time pre-trip planning, but it’s easy to forget about the most important thing – your health.

Today you'll hear from a true expert on travel health- she’s a medical doctor and a representative of the CDC, Phyllis Kozarsky, M.D.

Dr. Phyllis Kozarsky, M.D.

With threats like malaria and other mosquito borne disease, viruses, and everything that’s out there – as a traveler you need to be informed and prepared....

You can't let those health concerns scare you from traveling, but I strongly recommend you listen to what Dr. Kozarsky has to say. Set yourself up for a healthy trip, health on the road, and also coming home better than you ever felt before.

Today’s podcast could literally save your life!

Tune In To Learn: Why thinking you are invincible can be dangerous Ways to prepare before travel How far in advance to get vaccinations How to prevent malaria Why you need to look at geography and season when planning travel General costs to visit a travel clinic How to handle antibiotics when traveling The #1 cause of death for travelers (it's not what you think) Why it's a good idea to see a travel health specialist Tips for traveling with young children What you need to know about the Zika virus (symptoms or not) And much more Resources: CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) CDC- Find a Travel Clinic ISTM (The International Society of Travel Medicine) Travel Insurance 101 (An Audio Guide) CDC Travelers' Health- Facebook CDC Travelers' Health- Twitter Location Indie Staying Healthy While Traveling: A Quick Guide with Dr. Phyllis Kozarsky, M.D.

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The Nordic Theory Of Everything With Anu Partanen  

Have you heard of "The Nordic Theory of Everything" by Anu Partanen?

What do you love about your home country?

And do you think it could be better?

Today you'll hear some interesting perspectives and ideas from a Finnish Journalist who, after moving to America in 2008, began to notice how much more complicated and stressful things seemed to be in the states compared to her home country of Finland.

Please welcome Anu Partanen to the show!

She wrote "The Nordic Theory of Everything – In Search Of A Better Life" and you should definitely pick it up! It shows how the Nordic way of doing things can generate more freedom for you to fulfill your desires, enjoy more travel, have better health, better education, and more opportunities.

Listen Now To Learn: Why the USA is a great country How health care works in Nordic countries (like Norway) What you get for your taxes in Nordic countries Ways to see your home country in a different light What is the "Nordic Theory of Love" Why big government could be holding the USA back Ways to take stress out of everyday life How to create a massive psychological shift in the states How to create more freedom and sanity for all And so much more! Resources: Anu Partanen The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper Trekking in Patagonia Trekking Nepal: Your Adventure Guide - A Zero To Travel Podcast Series Location Indie Location Indie Podcast

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Debt To Travel + The RV Lifestyle  

Have you ever thought about living the RV lifestyle?

How do you go from debt to travel?

Today you'll get the goods on the RV lifestyle and how to sustain it!

My buddy Heath Padgett stops by to share his story how he and his wife quit their office jobs, bought an RV, and planned a trip to all 50 states. Along the way, they discovered they didn’t want their full-time travel lifestyle to end and wanted to find a way to keep traveling indefinitely. Now they are doing it and also teach others how to live the full-time travel life in an RV.

Plus, you'll get some strategies and advice on how to get out of debt and go from debt to travel.

Listen Now To Learn: Why choose the RV lifestyle How to work a job in all 50 states How to connect with the places you are visiting (in a totally different way) One of the biggest benefits of travel Ways to get immersed in the RV lifestyle How to make a living while exploring and traveling the country The Pros and Cons of RV livin' How to feel close to home wherever you are The real costs associated with the RV lifestyle Ways to save a ton of money while living in an RV How you can make money on the road in an RV A fun debt elimination strategy And so much more! Resources: Location Indie Location Indie Podcast Heath and Alyssa RV Entrepreneur Podcast The Happiness of Pursuit by Chris Guillebeau Hourly America Facebook Group Make Money and RV #rvlife #rving Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang RV Mobile Internet Resource Center

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Travel Jobs Series: How To Become A Whitewater Rafting Guide + The Game of Life  

What is one way to add more travel into your life?

Tune in to find out!

Today you are going to get the goods on travel jobs.  And you'll get to learn about those super cool seasonal jobs like a whitewater rafting guide!

Plus, how do you deal with a difficult decision to leave a career for travel?

My guest today shares her story and experience in doing just that. She's an experienced river raft guide, freelance journalist, and an outdoor adventure seeker. She'll tell you how to become a river rafting guide, plus how to get the best whitewater rafting jobs in the world.

Please welcome Juniper Rose to the show.  You can learn about her and her adventures here.

Listen Now To Learn: The hardest part of actually leaving a job What gives you the ability to leave a job How to transition to life on the road Great tips for making money while traveling The changes that have to take place to get out and travel more How to become a rock star of the river What it really takes to be a whitewater rafting guide How to stand out (in the competitive whitewater rafting guide industry) The best part of the mysterious river raft guide world What it means to win in travel and in life Plus so much more! Resources: Wanderwork Newsletter- Travel Jobs Juniper Rose #vanlife What the F@*# is event marketing Breaking Into Event Marketing Fiverr Upwork Freelance Morning Coffee eNewsletter Rescue 3 International Cool Works How To Find Life Changing Seasonal Jobs Backroads Job Listings International Rafting Federation (IRF) Location Indie

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Experimental Travel and Music  

What does experimental travel mean to you?

Whether it is where you can go, or how you can travel, the experiments are up to you! And it can open up many new ideas around travel- awesome.

And how does music impact your travel experience?

It's something that can immediately change your state and connect you with anyone in the world.

Today you'll hear from Fil Corbitt, musician and experimental travel extraordinaire. He's the creator, producer, and host of a podcast called Van Sounds (listen here or wherever you listen to podcasts). It's a show that combines travel, music, and storytelling! Does it get any better than that?

Listen Now To Learn: How rolling the dice can take you in any direction Ways to create your own adventure How to balance living a travel experience vs capturing it The best way to be present One of the main reasons to travel Easy ways to incorporate characters into your story What changes pieces of your travel experience How to immediately change your state (wherever you are) Ways to become a well rounded person How to break the layers of separation And so much more!

Resources: Van Sounds People With Bodies- A Mirror, A Storm Fil Corbitt

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Terrifying Travel Toilet Tales  

Do you have a terrifying travel toilet tale?

Ok, it may be a little gross to some, but when nature calls, you have to do what you have to do. And usually a humorous, memorable travel story will result.

Today we are bring you a fun and interesting poop stories.

You'll hear from a couple community members, myself, and my wife (a honeymoon poop story).

Plus you'll get 3 travel toilet tips, some bonuses, and so much more!

Tune in to get some laughs and maybe you can relate.

Resources: Go Go Guano Live Lingua

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Resolutions, Remote Work, and the Reality of Language Learning  

What are your travel New Year's resolutions?

Want to hear my favorite New Year's resolution for travelers?

It’s the ONLY 7 words you need to travel this year. Tune in to hear how you can go anywhere you want to go (this year)!

Plus, you'll hear a unique take on location independence, language learning, travel, and so much more.

My friend and co-founder of Live Lingua, Ray Blakney, stops by to share his journey, experiences, and insights to helping others.

If you want to learn a language or are in the process of learning, you've got to check out the world's first total immersion school online- Live Lingua.

Listen Now To Learn: How to really love what you are doing Ways to find serendipity on multiple levels How to get involved in the Peace Corps What to do to get a happiness advantage Ways that Live Lingua gives back The key to learning every language How to decrease your workload (from 8 hours a day to 1 hour a day!) Ways to pick your business idea Where to find the rainbow mountains One of the best places to go right now And much more!

Resources: Location Indie Live Lingua Peace Corps The Happiness Advantage Shawn Achor Ted Talk- The Happy Secret to Better Work The 5 Minute Journal The 4 Hour Work Week Elance and Odesk- Upwork Airbnb

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How To Plan Your Best Damn Year Ever: The Rosebud Method  

Want a simple way to make sure you do everything you want to in business, travel and life in 2017. Listen to this show!

3rd Annual Norwegian Christmas Spectacular  

Welcome to a very special holiday podcast, our 3rd annual Norwegian Christmas Spectacular!!!!

Grab a warm beverage (or a cold one if you prefer!), relax and cozy up by the fire with us as we share nine delightful Norwegian holiday traditions that "Jul" be sure to love.

Drinking the famous Julebrus

Along the way you'll discover our favorite Nordic holiday happenings from quaint Christmas markets to traditional food, drink, music, and so much more.

Oslo at Christmas

Don't miss this once a year podcast event that's sure to leave you filled up with joy and holiday cheer.


Want more holiday fun? Listen to our last two Norwegian Christmas Spectacular Episodes:

1st Norwegian Christmas Spectacular

In this podcast special you'll join us for a one horse open sleigh ride (seriously) and much more. Listen now.

2nd Norwegian Christmas Spectacular

In this show we count down the 12 days of Christmas, Norwegian style! Listen now.

We wish you and yours, a God Jul (Norwegian for Merry Christmas) and a Happy New Year!

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