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Eurail Pass: Is It Worth It? (An In-Depth Guide)

Eurail Pass: Is It Worth It? (An In-Depth Guide)

Whether you are planning your first overseas trip or you’re a veteran traveler planning your next excursion, you’re researching the many options for how to navigate Europe. And you find yourself wondering, is the Eurail Pass worth it? With countless options for ways...

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Around The World Ticket: Is It Worth It?

Around The World Ticket: Is It Worth It?

*This post contains affiliate links – if you decide to purchase anything through those links we receive a small commission at no extra charge, and you’ll be supporting Zero To Travel. Thanks! An around the world ticket (also known as an RTW ticket for short, or “Round...

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Eurail Pass: Is It Worth It? (An In-Depth Guide)

Eurail Pass: Is It Worth It? (An In-Depth Guide)

Whether you are planning your first overseas trip or you’re a veteran traveler planning your next excursion, you’re researching the many options for how to navigate Europe. And you find yourself wondering, is the Eurail Pass worth it? With countless options for ways...

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Around The World Ticket: Is It Worth It?

Around The World Ticket: Is It Worth It?

*This post contains affiliate links – if you decide to purchase anything through those links we receive a small commission at no extra charge, and you’ll be supporting Zero To Travel. Thanks! An around the world ticket (also known as an RTW ticket for short, or “Round...

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Eurail Pass: Is It Worth It? (An In-Depth Guide)

Eurail Pass: Is It Worth It? (An In-Depth Guide)

Whether you are planning your first overseas trip or you’re a veteran traveler planning your next excursion, you’re researching the many options for how to navigate Europe. And you find yourself wondering, is the Eurail Pass worth it? With countless options for ways...

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Around The World Ticket: Is It Worth It?

Around The World Ticket: Is It Worth It?

*This post contains affiliate links – if you decide to purchase anything through those links we receive a small commission at no extra charge, and you’ll be supporting Zero To Travel. Thanks! An around the world ticket (also known as an RTW ticket for short, or “Round...

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Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

In this episode, Kashlee and I dive into whether Instagram is ruining travel, playing the comparison game, has social media played a big part in the over-tourism of certain places, and how minimalism can be the key to setting yourself up for a life full of travel & freedom.

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Accepting The Gap

Accepting The Gap

Acknowledge the gap to start that new project, launch that podcast you’ve been wanting to do, or even travel the world.  You’ll gain the confidence to do it!

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Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

In this episode, Kashlee and I dive into whether Instagram is ruining travel, playing the comparison game, has social media played a big part in the over-tourism of certain places, and how minimalism can be the key to setting yourself up for a life full of travel & freedom.

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Accepting The Gap

Accepting The Gap

Acknowledge the gap to start that new project, launch that podcast you’ve been wanting to do, or even travel the world.  You’ll gain the confidence to do it!

read more
Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

In this episode, Kashlee and I dive into whether Instagram is ruining travel, playing the comparison game, has social media played a big part in the over-tourism of certain places, and how minimalism can be the key to setting yourself up for a life full of travel & freedom.

read more
Accepting The Gap

Accepting The Gap

Acknowledge the gap to start that new project, launch that podcast you’ve been wanting to do, or even travel the world.  You’ll gain the confidence to do it!

read more
The Au Pair Experience + Do You Need The Perfect Travel Job?

The Au Pair Experience + Do You Need The Perfect Travel Job?

Tune in today as travel jobs month continues….you’ll learn what it’s like to be an au pair and some strategies and thoughts around getting a travel job. My guest has been living in Norway (for almost 2 years) as an au pair and is looking to stay after her contract is over. It was super cool that she came to meet me in Oslo for our interview.

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How To Find Seasonal Jobs In Great Places with CoolWorks.com

How To Find Seasonal Jobs In Great Places with CoolWorks.com

My guests today share what happened to them and will also give you some perspectives around that, so you can have some options (if you are in that situation). They are the owners of Coolworks.com, where you can find seasonal jobs in great places – everything from national parks to ski resorts, retreat centers, and whatever else you can think of.

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The Au Pair Experience + Do You Need The Perfect Travel Job?

The Au Pair Experience + Do You Need The Perfect Travel Job?

Tune in today as travel jobs month continues….you’ll learn what it’s like to be an au pair and some strategies and thoughts around getting a travel job. My guest has been living in Norway (for almost 2 years) as an au pair and is looking to stay after her contract is over. It was super cool that she came to meet me in Oslo for our interview.

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How To Find Seasonal Jobs In Great Places with CoolWorks.com

How To Find Seasonal Jobs In Great Places with CoolWorks.com

My guests today share what happened to them and will also give you some perspectives around that, so you can have some options (if you are in that situation). They are the owners of Coolworks.com, where you can find seasonal jobs in great places – everything from national parks to ski resorts, retreat centers, and whatever else you can think of.

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The Au Pair Experience + Do You Need The Perfect Travel Job?

The Au Pair Experience + Do You Need The Perfect Travel Job?

Tune in today as travel jobs month continues….you’ll learn what it’s like to be an au pair and some strategies and thoughts around getting a travel job. My guest has been living in Norway (for almost 2 years) as an au pair and is looking to stay after her contract is over. It was super cool that she came to meet me in Oslo for our interview.

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How To Find Seasonal Jobs In Great Places with CoolWorks.com

How To Find Seasonal Jobs In Great Places with CoolWorks.com

My guests today share what happened to them and will also give you some perspectives around that, so you can have some options (if you are in that situation). They are the owners of Coolworks.com, where you can find seasonal jobs in great places – everything from national parks to ski resorts, retreat centers, and whatever else you can think of.

read more
Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

My friend Blake Boles returns to the show to talk about alternative education, one of the big perks of travel, advice around making an impact on the world with your work, why making things an adventure for yourself is so important, how the “moment” of a place determines your travel experience, a great long term strategy for making things happen, and so much more.

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Getting Comfortably Wild w/ Mike & Anne From HoneyTrek

Getting Comfortably Wild w/ Mike & Anne From HoneyTrek

Please welcome back my friends, Mike & Anne Howard from HoneyTrek.com, who have been full-time traveling for the last 8 years and who have perfected the art of glamping. Now I have some preconceived notions around the word glamping & that is why I wanted to do this episode to possibly redefine that term for you.  We will be diving into a bunch of road trip tips, the reality of a full-time travel lifestyle for them, and why it never feels the same when you return to a place you have visited before.

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Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

In this episode, Kashlee and I dive into whether Instagram is ruining travel, playing the comparison game, has social media played a big part in the over-tourism of certain places, and how minimalism can be the key to setting yourself up for a life full of travel & freedom.

read more
Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

My friend Blake Boles returns to the show to talk about alternative education, one of the big perks of travel, advice around making an impact on the world with your work, why making things an adventure for yourself is so important, how the “moment” of a place determines your travel experience, a great long term strategy for making things happen, and so much more.

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Getting Comfortably Wild w/ Mike & Anne From HoneyTrek

Getting Comfortably Wild w/ Mike & Anne From HoneyTrek

Please welcome back my friends, Mike & Anne Howard from HoneyTrek.com, who have been full-time traveling for the last 8 years and who have perfected the art of glamping. Now I have some preconceived notions around the word glamping & that is why I wanted to do this episode to possibly redefine that term for you.  We will be diving into a bunch of road trip tips, the reality of a full-time travel lifestyle for them, and why it never feels the same when you return to a place you have visited before.

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Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

In this episode, Kashlee and I dive into whether Instagram is ruining travel, playing the comparison game, has social media played a big part in the over-tourism of certain places, and how minimalism can be the key to setting yourself up for a life full of travel & freedom.

read more
Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

My friend Blake Boles returns to the show to talk about alternative education, one of the big perks of travel, advice around making an impact on the world with your work, why making things an adventure for yourself is so important, how the “moment” of a place determines your travel experience, a great long term strategy for making things happen, and so much more.

read more
Getting Comfortably Wild w/ Mike & Anne From HoneyTrek

Getting Comfortably Wild w/ Mike & Anne From HoneyTrek

Please welcome back my friends, Mike & Anne Howard from HoneyTrek.com, who have been full-time traveling for the last 8 years and who have perfected the art of glamping. Now I have some preconceived notions around the word glamping & that is why I wanted to do this episode to possibly redefine that term for you.  We will be diving into a bunch of road trip tips, the reality of a full-time travel lifestyle for them, and why it never feels the same when you return to a place you have visited before.

read more
Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

In this episode, Kashlee and I dive into whether Instagram is ruining travel, playing the comparison game, has social media played a big part in the over-tourism of certain places, and how minimalism can be the key to setting yourself up for a life full of travel & freedom.

read more
Silence In The Age Of Noise With Legendary Explorer Erling Kagge

Silence In The Age Of Noise With Legendary Explorer Erling Kagge

What an incredible show today as I sit down (in person) and chat with legendary explorer and adventurer Erling Kagge; a man of many firsts. Back in 1990, he reached the north pole without support as part of a two-man team (they were the very first people to do that).  Then in 1992-93, he did a solo unsupported expedition to the south pole (he was the first person to ever do that).  He spent 50 days walking alone across Antarctica with no contact with anyone.  And he also climbed Mt. Everest in 1994, which made him the first person to complete the 3 Poles Challenge on foot.  Back in 2010, he did a 5-day long walk through the sewers of NY to the Atlantic Ocean.  And in 2012, he walked the entire length of LA’s sunset boulevard. We talk about his book Silence: In the Age of Noise, why silence is such an important part of our lives as humans, walking, travel of course, and a whole lot more.

Silence In The Age Of Noise With Legendary Explorer Erling Kagge

Silence In The Age Of Noise With Legendary Explorer Erling Kagge

What an incredible show today as I sit down (in person) and chat with legendary explorer and adventurer Erling Kagge; a man of many firsts. Back in 1990, he reached the north pole without support as part of a two-man team (they were the very first people to do that).  Then in 1992-93, he did a solo unsupported expedition to the south pole (he was the first person to ever do that).  He spent 50 days walking alone across Antarctica with no contact with anyone.  And he also climbed Mt. Everest in 1994, which made him the first person to complete the 3 Poles Challenge on foot.  Back in 2010, he did a 5-day long walk through the sewers of NY to the Atlantic Ocean.  And in 2012, he walked the entire length of LA’s sunset boulevard. We talk about his book Silence: In the Age of Noise, why silence is such an important part of our lives as humans, walking, travel of course, and a whole lot more.

Silence In The Age Of Noise With Legendary Explorer Erling Kagge

Silence In The Age Of Noise With Legendary Explorer Erling Kagge

What an incredible show today as I sit down (in person) and chat with legendary explorer and adventurer Erling Kagge; a man of many firsts. Back in 1990, he reached the north pole without support as part of a two-man team (they were the very first people to do that).  Then in 1992-93, he did a solo unsupported expedition to the south pole (he was the first person to ever do that).  He spent 50 days walking alone across Antarctica with no contact with anyone.  And he also climbed Mt. Everest in 1994, which made him the first person to complete the 3 Poles Challenge on foot.  Back in 2010, he did a 5-day long walk through the sewers of NY to the Atlantic Ocean.  And in 2012, he walked the entire length of LA’s sunset boulevard. We talk about his book Silence: In the Age of Noise, why silence is such an important part of our lives as humans, walking, travel of course, and a whole lot more.

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Getting Off The Beaten Path with Travel Writing Legend Joe Cummings

Getting Off The Beaten Path with Travel Writing Legend Joe Cummings

Today I have travel writing legend Joe Cummings as my guest and he wrote the very first Lonely Planet Guide book to Thailand back in the early ’80s and we will dive into what that was like plus we talk about what guide books have done to travel (the good, the bad, & the ugly), what the benefits are for getting off the beaten path, and he shares tons of stories that encompass his entire travel writing career including one with Mick Jagger. Do I need to pick up that name I just dropped?!

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Love Is NOT Tourism w/ Krishni Metivier

Love Is NOT Tourism w/ Krishni Metivier

Today we are talking with Krishni Metivier who is a part of the love is not tourism movement which is fighting for the reunion of people who are separated from family and partners due to COVID-19. Krishni is here to talk about her experience and to show us that we all are capable of great change in the world even during some of the toughest times. We also dive into travel talk, her research for her Ph.D., the importance of ethnomusicology, and so much more!

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The Power Of Never Giving Up w/ Andy Frasco

The Power Of Never Giving Up w/ Andy Frasco

Today we are mixing two of my favorite things travel and music with today’s guest Andy Frasco from Andy Frasco & the U.N. This is an episode full of deep but impactful topics like why you should be taming your ego, the amazing ripple effect of setting intentions, how to choose your hardships wisely, and the power of never giving up. Enjoy being a fly on the wall on this one by sitting back, grabbing your favorite beverage, and enjoying my conversation with Andy Frasco.

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The Travel Life During COVID w/ Peter Scott

The Travel Life During COVID w/ Peter Scott

Joining me today is Peter Scott from EarthFamilyTravel.com who is nomadically traveling with his family and has first-hand knowledge of what it is really like to travel abroad right now. We are eagerly discussing when do you know it’s the right time to get out and travel, what can you gain from slow travel that you can’t get from fast travel, & why it’s so important to learn to let go. These are all factors in making the decision to travel whether it be for long stretches or if you are making travel your life so join us as we dig in deep to these questions and so much more.

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Transition To Travel with Lance Wright

Transition To Travel with Lance Wright

Today we are talking with my friend and Location Indie member, Lance Wright from The Midlife Traveler, who took a leave of absence from his higher education career to travel the world. We did the first interview about 3 weeks into his trip and the second interview after his trip (about 8 months later) and we get to see if he went back to his job, how he integrated back into his “normal” life, how his wife of 25 years dealt with being gone, and all the tips and tricks of travel & travel planning he learned along the way.

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How Travel Can Improve Your Mental Health w/ Gilad Gamliel

How Travel Can Improve Your Mental Health w/ Gilad Gamliel

Today we are diving into mental health and how it affects your life choices and future plans. My guest is Gilad Gimliel from Anxious & Abroad and he is very open in sharing his struggles with mental health issues, how he has learned to control them, the role travel plays in his journey, and the balance between planning vs. spontaneity. All this and more on today’s episode so sit back and enjoy my talk with Gilad!

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Reflections On Rock And Roll Life w/ Øystein Greni

Reflections On Rock And Roll Life w/ Øystein Greni

I got the chance to sit down with one of Norway’s biggest rock legends, Øystein Greni from the band Big Bang, and record today’s awesome podcast (pre-COVID of course). We get into songwriting, where creativity comes from, how expectations can screw things up, and the touring lifestyle plus how skateboarding in his youth was a catalyst to his rock n roll future. All of this and more in today’s episode so buckle up, strap in and listen to the pearls of wisdom from this rock icon.

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5 Predictions On The Future Of Travel

5 Predictions On The Future Of Travel

What is the future of travel? When will we be able to safely travel again? Will the cost of flights skyrocket? While I don’t own a crystal ball (or any psychic abilities) I am going to give you my top 5 predictions on the future of travel over the next 3 to 5 years and I am going to answer the question ‘should you get back out there on the road?’.

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Nomad Lifestyle with Nomad Cruise Founder Johannes Voelkner

Nomad Lifestyle with Nomad Cruise Founder Johannes Voelkner

I am very happy to have on my friend Johannes Voelkner from The Nomad Cruise and we are touching on how sometimes the more you travel the more you crave routine & familiarity, the two key things to your nomad lifestyle success, and the up and coming destinations that don’t currently have a large digital nomad scene.

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The Wonder Of Travel with Aaron Millar

The Wonder Of Travel with Aaron Millar

In today’s episode, my friend Aaron Millar from Armchair Explorer and I talk all about wonder and how it fuels us to travel and explore. Aaron is an award-winning travel writer, documentary presenter & author of two amazing books 50 Greatest Wonders Of The World & 50 Greatest National Parks Of The World and he shares some incredible advice on using travel content creation to add more adventure to your life. Aaron has some amazing stories that he shares with us including how a 100-mile pub crawl kicked off his career as a travel writer so buckle up, sit back, relax, and let’s talk travel.

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Cultivating Your Creativity Through Travel w/ Jillian & Chris

Cultivating Your Creativity Through Travel w/ Jillian & Chris

Today’s episode we are getting into why creativity is interwoven with travel so profoundly. Jillian & Chris Amatt help us identify what it means to be an artist, creative &/or entrepreneur, & how you show up differently in the world once you give yourself permission to be that. We also take a look at how to break out of the debt cycle, how small gestures can be the most impactful, & how you too can be a travel “swiss army knives” just like Jillian & Chris.

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What Does “Home” Mean For Nomads w/ Diego Bejarano Gerke

What Does “Home” Mean For Nomads w/ Diego Bejarano Gerke

The idea of “home” is an interesting one because while I am from the US, I now live in Norway but I used to travel full-time so where would I call home. Today’s guest is someone who was raised all over the world and now runs one of the most popular co-living & co-working entrepreneurial travel programs out there today, Diego Bejarano Gerke from Wifi Tribe. Diego helps like-minded adventurers, digital nomads, entrepreneurs, and location-independent people be successful citizens of the world as they develop their businesses by learning from each other and create a constellation of friendships that can last a lifetime.

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Lessons From Traveling To 193 Countries While Working Full Time w/ Brian Asher

Lessons From Traveling To 193 Countries While Working Full Time w/ Brian Asher

I am so grateful that one of the kindest human beings on Earth is here with me today to talk about traveling to 193 countries while teaching full time, how the passing of a loved one can be the impetus to a life of travel, and how to weave your other passions into travel to improve the experience and your mindset, Brian Asher from The World Hiker.

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Is Your Summer Vacation Destroying The Planet? w/ Seth Kugel

Is Your Summer Vacation Destroying The Planet? w/ Seth Kugel

Is your summer vacation destroying the planet? This is a very important question and we want to be very good travelers & world citizens but in doing so are we causing more damage to an already fragile world. How can we treat the planet the way it needs to be treated while still fulfilling our travel dreams? Today’s episode is not to make you feel guilty but to educate/inform and I am very happy to have on my friend Seth Kugel who is an author of many books, columnist/travel writer, and world traveler.

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How To Exchange Your Home For Free Accommodations Around The World w/ Emmanual Arnaud

How To Exchange Your Home For Free Accommodations Around The World w/ Emmanual Arnaud

Today we are talking about how you can get plugged into a community that can get you free accommodations around the world with CEO of HomeExchange.com, Emmanual Arnaud.  While we are still in the midst of the COVID pandemic so you may not be going overseas right now, it doesn’t mean that you can’t start planning all your future travels today. Emmanual & I  will be diving into how HomeExchange works, bust some myths, and how they make it all so easy for you to travel the world without paying for your stay.

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Solo Travel, Coffee and Blackpacking w/ Jarika Johnson

Solo Travel, Coffee and Blackpacking w/ Jarika Johnson

Today’s guest is Jarika Johnson from the Blackpacking podcast and on the show, we discuss everything from our love of coffee to the art of solo travel. Jarika has been to over 20 countries and has never traveled with someone so that makes her an expert in the field & why I couldn’t wait to have her on the show. We take a dive into the introspective nature of solo travel, lessons you can learn about the world & about yourself, the black traveler experience, and why we have an underrepresentation in the traveling community.

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Silence In The Age Of Noise With Legendary Explorer Erling Kagge

Silence In The Age Of Noise With Legendary Explorer Erling Kagge

What an incredible show today as I sit down (in person) and chat with legendary explorer and adventurer Erling Kagge; a man of many firsts. Back in 1990, he reached the north pole without support as part of a two-man team (they were the very first people to do that).  Then in 1992-93, he did a solo unsupported expedition to the south pole (he was the first person to ever do that).  He spent 50 days walking alone across Antarctica with no contact with anyone.  And he also climbed Mt. Everest in 1994, which made him the first person to complete the 3 Poles Challenge on foot.  Back in 2010, he did a 5-day long walk through the sewers of NY to the Atlantic Ocean.  And in 2012, he walked the entire length of LA’s sunset boulevard. We talk about his book Silence: In the Age of Noise, why silence is such an important part of our lives as humans, walking, travel of course, and a whole lot more.

read more
Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

Alternative Education and Travel With Blake Boles

My friend Blake Boles returns to the show to talk about alternative education, one of the big perks of travel, advice around making an impact on the world with your work, why making things an adventure for yourself is so important, how the “moment” of a place determines your travel experience, a great long term strategy for making things happen, and so much more.

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How To Create A Successful App, Travel by Sailboat, and The Lifestyle Entrepreneur’s Mindset w/ Dane Homenick

How To Create A Successful App, Travel by Sailboat, and The Lifestyle Entrepreneur’s Mindset w/ Dane Homenick

Speaking of capturing travel memories….that is exactly what my friend Dane Homenick’s app does.  Dale spent years living on a sailboat and has built one of the biggest travel apps out there called Journo.  You’ll hear all about sailing around the world, running a lifestyle business, why gratitude is so important, money mindset, and the concept of living mini lives within your life.  He gives a bunch of tips on how you can get started with your first or next location independent business, and a whole lot more!

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