Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast : Travel More, Spend Less

Nancy Sathre-Vogel never believed in the oft-repeated statement “once you have kids, your travel life is over”and so her and her family set off on an epic bike trip to shatter that fallacy. 3 years and 17,285 miles later, they did just that. Nancy recounts their amazing trek in great detail and also gives some incredibly practical advice on the intricacies of traveling with a family, including how to know what’s right for your specific children.

Direct download: EPoP_028-_Family_on_Bikes.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:18am EST

Mark Smith, better known as the Man in Seat 61, paints the picture of putting the romance and relaxation back in to travel by taking trains, an often overlooked form of traveling by most people, especially Americans. Mark has created the ultimate train travel resource on the internet, and in this episode, he not only discusses why people should consider train travel, but gives incredible tips and real life examples of how it can be more cost effective and convenient than taking a flight.

Direct download: EPoP_027-_Man_in_Seat_61.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:11am EST

Like most of us, 15 year old Jessica Lawrence had a dream.  She knew what she wanted to do, and she was going to do it. Except, like most of us, she put it off…and put it off…and put it off. Until, 22 years later, she finally stopped putting it off…and just DID IT. And now, she’s on a mission to motivate others to take a hold of their dreams and find a way to do them, no matter how long they’ve put them off and no matter how many excuses they’ve made.

Direct download: EP0P_026-_Jessica_Lawrence.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:58am EST

Like a unicorn, Thomas Frank of CollegeInfoGeek is a rare specimen. He’s built an incredible website that, despite the name, helps people of ALL ages figure out how become more productive, get a job they actually want, and pay off debt. And in his spare time, he’s also taken multiple trips to Japan, which has lead to a few funny stories.

Direct download: EPoP_025-Thomas_Frank.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:00am EST

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