Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast : Travel More, Spend Less (podcast)

The world is a big place, and there is no shortage of destinations to travel to, things to see, and areas to explore. To help you get some ideas of where you want to go (or more likely, to help you pare down your list), a special guest and I will be presenting The Ultimate Wanderlust List.

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Fortunately, for every way to spend money, there is also a way to save money, which can make traveling much cheaper than you ever imagined. You just need to know where to look, and after traveling extensively over the last 7 years, I’ve learned more than a few tricks.

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Southeast Asia is an absolutely magical place full of gorgeous beaches, amazing food, and incredible culture. Couple all that with the fact that it’s insanely cheap, and you’ve got one of the best places in the world to visit. And no one knows that better than Stuart McDonald, founder of of the amazing online guidebook Travelfish, who has been living, working, and hanging out in the region for over 20 yea

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In today’s interview Ryan Warner not only talks about how he got his job, which allows him to travel around the world and maintain great benifits and a good salary but also about his experience studying abroad. 

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All over the world, people are opening up their homes for others to come and stay in while they are gone.  And in return for looking after their home and sometimes their pet, you get to stay in their place, for free! Today, Andy Peck, the Godfather of Housesitting and founder of the biggest housesitting site in the world, Trusted Housesitters, sits down with us to talk about the ins and outs of housesitting.

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John Bardos of JetSetCitizen, who has started, run, and sold his own business in another country, has launched a successful location independent lifestyle, and has lived abroad for the last 17 years.Today, John discusses the actual costs of living abroad, tells us some of his favorite home bases, and helps dispel some of the rumors surrounding a location independent lifestyle.

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Today I interview Nora Dunn, the mastermind behind the fantastic website The Professional Hobo, and someone who has been able to travel full-time for the last 7 years. Today, she reveals all her secrets for how to live a full-time life of travel in a financially sustainable way.

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Ever wonder what it’d be like to dress up in a 30 pound half yeti/half Chewbacca-like suit and run around in a blizzard with the sole goal of scaring little children? Or lean out of a tuk-tuk, GoPro in hand, trying not to get decapitated in Bangkok’s crazy streets while getting the perfect shot for a reality tv show? Now, you don’t have to wonder, because Turner Barr, the man behind Around the World in 80 Jobs, has done it and is here to share his stories.

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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.

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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
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