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Zero To Travel Podcast
Zero To Travel Podcast
Jason Moore
Rock Bottom To A Life of Travel w/ Francis Nayan
What brought you to your life of travel or your want to travel? Today's guest is Francis Nayan who pulled himself up from rock bottom to a life of long-term travel. We are getting into some deep topics around near-death experiences and how they shape you, our mutual distaste for hustle porn, lifestyle businesses such as copywriting (with great tips and resources for you), teaching English overseas as a bridge to world travel, and how quickly something can become your new normal. All of this and so much more is in this episode so grab your favorite beverage, get comfy, and join me for my chat with Francis Nayan. How has a life-changing experience actually changed how you see & function in this world? What is the driving force behind your reason for wanting to travel? Let me know by sending me an audio message (please) or shoot me an email over at Jason@ZeroToTravel.com. Tune In To Learn: * 07:35 It's Not About The Hustle Porn * 10:30 From Overdose To Hero's Journey * 14:30 Learning To Adapt To Change * 16:35 Fear Becoming Your New Normal * 19:00 What It's Like to Survive a Near-Death Experience * 21:40 Using Your Low Points As Motivation For Your Future * 23:15 Teaching English As A Bridge To World Travel * 28:00 Expat Life In Budapest * 33:15 Tapping Into Your Intuition as Part of the Decision Making Process * 39:25 The Pros and Cons of a Physical World Job Versus a Digital One * 42:50 The Art Of Copywriting: Direct Response Copywriting * 44:15 How Copywriting Can Help You & Your Business * 46:45 Top Resources For Learning Copywriting * 48:15 Advice For Future Copywriters * 50:00 Driving Force Is Having Experiences & A Lifestyle You Want * 53:15 Francis' Favorite European Places * 55:25 Loving on Budapest * And so much more Resources: * Find Francis on his website * Follow Francis on Facebook | Instagram * Francis' Book Recommendations: Hypnotic Writing | The Adweek Copywriting Handbook * Location Indie * Camp Indie Want More? * How To Teach English Online w/ Rachel Story * Dave Sperling Talks ESL Cafe, Travel, & Teaching English Abroad * Life As An Experiment w/ Jason Robinson
1 hr 8 min
The Thoughtful Travel Podcast
The Thoughtful Travel Podcast
Amanda Kendle
228 Volunteering Experiences
Volunteering abroad is an experience lots of thoughtful travellers contemplate - who doesn't want to give back when we can. But of course, we know that not all volunteering opportunities are created equal. In Episode 228 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast, I chat with three women who have had fairly in-depth volunteer experiences in Uganda, Zimbabwe and Nepal, and their stories might help you reflect on what does make a good volunteer experience. First, I chat with Lindy Alexander who spent eight months volunteering in a remote part of Uganda. She's very frank with me about how, on reflection some years later, she's not sure that everything they did had a positive impact - although lots did. I then speak with Julia Salnicki, a zoologist who has spent many years either volunteering or managing volunteers on animal research projects in Africa. Her stories are amazing and apart from her tales on this episode, I've added another one about her three years in a painted dog research project onto Patreon - if you're a supporter, listen now, or sign up at notaballerina.com/supporter Finally, I hear from Patti Lefkos who, after several decades of experience as a teacher and principal in Canada, volunteered in a small school in Nepal. She tells us some of the many lessons she learnt from that experience. Links: Support the podcast on Patreon - this week's bonus content is an extended chat with Julia Salnicki - https://www.notaballerina.com/support Lindy Alexander - The Freelancer’s Year http://thefreelancersyear.com/  Julia Salnicki from Classic Safari Company - https://www.classicsafaricompany.com.au  Patti Lefkos - https://www.pattishaleslefkos.com Episode 145 on Volunteering Experiences - https://notaballerina.com/145  Join our Facebook group for Thoughtful Travellers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/thoughtfultravellers Show notes: https://notaballerina.com/228 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 min
Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast
Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast
Travis Sherry
Why We Traveled To Costa Rica During COVID
If you don't follow us on Instagram then SURPRISE we are in Costa Rica and have been for over a month and today we are talking about how we came to the decision to come down here, the preconceived notions we had about the experience during COVID, and what it is like now that we are here and have been for a few weeks. We also may drop some hints on what our plan is moving forward. Is Costa Rica on your list of must-visit places? Have you traveled at all during the pandemic? What was your experience? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts. Today's podcast is sponsored by Oregon State University ECampus. In This Episode * 06:15 Making The Decision: What Went Into It * 10:20 What Did We Have To Do To Be Able To Travel To Costa Rica * 12:20 General Safety Precautions We Took As Well * 14:10 Fully Booked Flights: Panic Attack Material * 17:00 Feeling Safer In Costa Rica * 20:10 Why Did We Choose Costa Rica? * 23:00 What Are The Plans For Your Time In Costa Rica? * 27:10 Why Did We Record This Episode? * 30:50 Traveling With Kids During COVID Important Links * Get Your Education While Traveling at OSU E-Campus * Coronavirus Outbreak & Kids (Harvard Medical) * Want to follow our lives & adventures? Check out our Instagram's @ExtraPackOfPeanuts, @HeatherSherry, @TravelingWhitMyles, and @HaddieBean * Location Indie Want More? * The Hidden Gem That Is Uruguay w/ Karen Higgs * Guidebook Writing & The National Parks w/ James Kaiser * A Year Of Living Prayerfully w/ Jared Brock Part 2 Leave a Review! Apple Podcast reviews are one of THE most important factors for podcasts. If you enjoy the show please take a second to leave the show a review on Apple Podcasts! * Click this link: Leave a review on Apple Podcasts * Hit “View in iTunes” on the left-hand side under the picture. * Leave an honest review. * You’re awesome!
35 min
Something You Should Know
Something You Should Know
Mike Carruthers / OmniCast Media / Westwood One Podcast Network
SYSK Choice: The Mysteries of Revulsion & Inventions That Should Have Come Earlier
Have you ever gone to the supermarket only to find everything had been moved around? Why do they move things around when you have gotten to know where every thing is? I’ll explain why they do that and other little tricks supermarkets play on you. http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Supermarket-Psychology-Tricks-18344600?stream_view=1#photo- Ever wonder why certain things disgust you? The things you find disgusting may be perfectly acceptable – even pleasing to someone else. Disgust turns out to be a fascinating human emotion. No other animals get disgusted by the things like we do. And this emotion has served us well. Rachel Herz, a teacher at Brown University is also author of the book, That’s Disgusting: Unraveling the Mysteries of Repulsion (https://amzn.to/2xTcjVG) joins me to discuss why we get disgusted. Very few people think they look great in photographs. So I have some advice from top photographers on what to do so you look great in every photograph you are in – no matter who is taking the picture. https://www.thrillist.com/lifestyle/nation/how-to-look-better-in-photos-best-ways-to-pose-for-pictures It is amazing to think that so many inventions that changed how we live could’ve been invented a lot sooner. The stethoscope, the compass, human flight and other inventions took way too long to materialize since the technology for them was around a long time ago. It’s just that no one figured out how to put it all together. Ryan North, author of the book How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler (https://amzn.to/2DFFLoy) takes us on a journey back in time and explains what went wrong. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! With Grove, making the switch to natural products has never been easier! Go to https://grove.co/SOMETHING and choose a free gift with your 1st order of $30 or more! M1 Is the finance Super App, where you can invest, borrow, save and spend all in one place! Visit https://m1finance.com/something to sign up and get $30 to invest! Athletic Greens is doubling down on supporting your immune system during the winter months. Visit https://athleticgreens.com/SOMETHING and get a FREE 1 year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 free travel packs with your first purchase! https://www.geico.com Bundle your policies and save! It's Geico easy! Check out Dan Ferris and the Stansberry Investor Hour podcast at https://InvestorHour.com or on your favorite podcast app. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
45 min
Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala
Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala
TED
A Black Utopia In North Carolina
“I thought I'd come to paradise,” said Jane Ball Groom upon arriving in Soul City, North Carolina. It wasn’t amenities or location that made Soul City paradise, but the promise of what it could be: a city built by Black people, for Black people. Our guests take us back to 1969 when the city was founded and built from (below) the ground up — and while the city itself was short-lived, we’ll see how the seeds it sowed laid roots for spaces that celebrate and center Black culture today. That's a wrap on the season! Share you stand out moments with host Saleem Reshamwala on Twitter (@Kidethic). For photos from the episode and more on the history of Soul City, head to the Souvenir Book of Soul City in the North Carolina digital collections. Special thanks to Shirlette Ammons who we could not do this story without, and our guests Charmaine McKissick-Melton, Jane Ball-Groom, Lianndra Davis, Lou Myers, Tobias Rose, and Derrick Beasley. Extra special thank you to Alan Thompson, who recorded the saxophone music you heard in this episode from Parish Street on Durham’s Black Wall Street. Our unsung hero for this week is Sammy Case who manages the cross-promotions for all of TED's podcasts - if you found Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala from one of your other favorite shows, she’s the reason why! Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala is produced by Jesse Baker and Eric Nuzum of Magnificent Noise for TED. Our host is Saleem Reshamwala. Our production staff includes Hiwote Getaneh, Sabrina Farhi, Kim Nederveen Pieterse, Elyse Blennerhassett, Angela Cheng, and Michelle Quint, with the guidance of Roxanne Hai Lash and Colin Helms. Our fact-checker is Abbey White. This episode was mixed and sound designed by Kristin Mueller.
57 min
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