Quint Clarke left a successful career as a lawyer to become a teacher after a profound experience on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Ep. 71 – Justin Jenny: Photography and Urban Exploration
Listen on: Spotify Google Apple Justin Jenny (@justinjenny) is a photographer who specializes in exploring abandoned buildings and quarries. He has some crazy stories about sneaking into rundown asylums at night and run-ins with police and metal scrappers. But it all started with his love of cliff jumping and quarries. He turned his love of…
Ep. 67 – Alix Seyfarth: Disaster Relief and Adventures Abroad
Alix Seyfarth left behind a corporate job to spend 14 months working in a disaster zone in the Philippines.
Ep. 65 – How to Hitchhike
In this episode, I give a basic primer on how to hitchhike. I talk about the benefits, general safety, and techniques to get picked up.
Ep. 62 – Amy Currie: Hot Dish Productions
Amy Currie is the co-founder of HotDish Productions, which specializes in creating culinary and lifestyle videos.
Ep. 61 – Alejandra Arias Stella: Llama Pack Project
Alejandra Arias-Stella is the co-founder of the Llama Pack Project, which works with llamas in the mountains of Peru to promote sustainable tourism.
Ep. 58 – Travis Bays: Bodhi Surf and Yoga Camp
Travis Bays is the founder of the Bodhi Surf and Yoga retreat in Costa Rica. He turned a passion for surfing into a sustainable business.
Ep. 50 – Polyglot and Author Olly Richards on Language Learning
Olly Richards is a polyglot who speaks eight languages. He produces books and courses designed to help to language learners.
Ep. 49 – Kim Macquarrie: The Incan Empire, Peruvian History, and the Amazon
Kim Macquarrie is an author, filmmaker, and adventurer. He writes extensively on the history of the Incan Empire, Peru, and South America.
Podcast Episodes with Tour Guides
Tour guides are some of the most interesting people I know. I love talking to them on the show and here are some episodes featuringguides.
Ep. 46 – Sam Sheridan: On Fear, Writing, and the End of the World
Sam Sheridan is the author of three books: The Fighter’s Heart, The Fighter’s Mind, and The Disaster Diaries.
Ep. 42 – Croatian Police, Hitchhiking in Serbia, and Bridge Jumping in Bosnia
I once spent a summer working in Croatia and hitchhiking around the Balkans. And here are some crazy storie
Ep. 41 – Carlos Venzano: Around the World by Bike
Carlos Venzano spent four years traveling the world by bicycle. Visiting 90 countries and biking over 40,000 kilometres.
Ep. 37 – Paul Rosolie: Anacondas, Amazon Conservation, and Ecotourism
Paul Rosolie is an author, conservationist, and adventurer,. He’s spent years in the Amazon and encountered every dangerous animal out ther
Ep. 35 – Ty Dalitz: Six Years Traveling the World Without Flying
Ty Dalitz has been traveling for the past six years and 130,000 km without taking a single flight. He has crossed three oceans and had countless adventures.
Ep. 33 – Rollie’s Travel Tales: Joseph Stalin, Dire Straits, and Chacha in Georgia
In this episode I recount a crazy adventure I once had traveling around the country of Georgia.
Ep. 30 – Caitlin Lanigan on Volunteering for the Peace Corps in Botswana
Caitlin Lanigan shares her stories about the two years she spent in Botswana volunteering for the Peace Corps at a medical clinic.
Ep. 27 – Mike and Anne from HoneyTrek on the World’s Longest Honeymoon
Mike and Anne Howard went on a honeymoon in January 2012 and never returned. They’re on the World’s Longest Honeymoon across all 7 continents.
Ep. 24 – Rolf Potts on Vagabonding and Travel Writing
Rolf Potts is the author of four travel books, including Vagabonding and Marco Polo Didn’t Go There and he hosts the podcast Deviate with Rolf Potts.
Ep. 23 – How to Make Friends While Traveling
In this podcast, I talk about how to socialize more effectively when you travel and how to make friends on the road as a solo traveler.
Ep. 13 – Andy Steves, Guidebook Author and Founder of Weekend Student Adventures
Andy Steves run a tour company called Weekend Student Adventures and he had written a guide book about European city hopping on a budget.
Ep. 10 – Wes and Shane Talk Military, Travel, and Education
Wes Parker and Shane O’Keefe both had sub 2.0 GPAs in high school and were unsure of what to do after they graduated. So they enlisted in the Air Force.
Ep. 09 – Dan Cleland talks Ayahuasca and Entrepreneurship
Dan Cleland founded the Soltara Healing Center in Costa Rica, which does ayahuasca ceremonies and healing.
Ep. 11 – Bogdana Voicu on the Travel Industry and Romania
Bogdana Voicu runs North American operations for G Adventures, a global travel company. In this show we discuss her Romanian roots and the travel industry.
Ep. 08 – Danielle and Wilson Travel the World as a Couple
Danielle and Wilson met working as tour guides for G Adventures and after the season was over, they spend seven months traveling the world together.
Ep. 17 – Bruce Poon Tip on Founding G Adventures and the State of the Travel Industry
Bruce Poon Tip founded G Adventures, a global tour company with operations in 100 different countries and tours on every continent.
Ep. 07 – Brendan and the Molly Malone
Brendan Reid is the owner of The Molly Malone, the top rated bar in Tenerife. He talks about owning a small business during coronavirus and the quarantine.
Ep. 15 – Shelby Schmitz, Tour Guide, Road Warrior, and Truck Stop Influencer
Shelby Schmitz has worked as a tour guide and bus driver for five years. She tells how she left her teaching career to become a guide and never turned back!
Ep. 05 – Vlogging with Kelly
Kelly is the host of a vlog on YouTube called Go with Kelly. She has worked as a tour guide in Australia and Asia and shares her adventures with us!
Ep. 04 – Running Ultramarathons with Mark Larson
Mark Larson has competed in four different races over 100 miles long. He’s walked the Camino de Santiago four times and lived on four different continents.
Ep. 02 – Vlad Gets Corona Virus in Vietnam
Vlad was traveling in Vietnam when he felt sick and went to the hospital. He tested positive for coronavirus and spent weeks in quarantine.
Podcast: Marina’s World Tour
Marina traveled the world for two years and has been to 106 countries, mostly as a solo female traveler! Her story is super inspirational and amazing!
Learn English with Eminem – Phrasal Verbs
Eminem is master of the English language, and here we’re going to look at how he uses phrasal verbs to effectively convey his raps.
A Guide to Free Walking Tours
Free walking tours are an essential part of the traveler’s arsenal for exploring a new city and getting your bearings. And a great way to meet new people!
A Guide to Hostels
Hostels are the quintessential accommodation for any backpacking trip. Here is how you choose them, book them, and make the most of them!
Choosing the Right Traveling Buddy
Choosing the right person to travel with can make or break your trip. Here’s how to make sure you choose the right person so you have the time of your life!
10 Reasons to Travel Alone
While traveling alone might seem daunting, there are so many reasons to get out there and do it!
A Guide to Language Exchanges
Language exchanges are a great way to not only learn and practice a new language, but to meet other people while traveling or living abroad. Find out how!
How to Make Friends While Traveling
So many people are afriad to travel solo, but what they don’t know is that meeting new people and making friends while traveling is easy! Here’s how.
Tips to Learn a New Language on Duolingo
Duolingo is a free application that helps you learn a language through word games.
How to Meet New People on CouchSurfing Hangouts
CouchSurfing Hangouts is a powerful tool to meet people and make friends in a new place while traveling. Here is how you use it!
The Language of Fists
Here are some tips I learned for studying Spanish while I was fighting professional MMA in Lima, Peru.