Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

Sailing was something that interested Bo, but he'd never done. So of course, he bought a sailboat and made it his goal to sail around the world.  I mean really, what else was there to do?

Direct download: 119_Rerun_20Sailing_20Around_the_World.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

To celebrate this holiday of thanks Heather joins me to discuss some things that we're thankful for this year, some of which were completely unexpected. We also lay out some of the best podcasts for you to queue up for any long travel days coming over the weekend!

Direct download: 118_Happy_Thanksgiving.mp3
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Rob and Dave joins us again today to share their experiences on their current open-ended trip. From where they've been to where they're going, how they've saved money on accommodations, and some deep thoughts on stepping out of the cave, they're sure to teach us all a little something about life and travel.

Direct download: 117_EPoP20Success_How20_Travel_50_Dollars.mp3
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Longtime EpoP Readers and Listeners share their strategies for saving money for their long term trips around the world! All those excuses to not travel, they had them, and they overcame them and you can too! 

Direct download: 116_EPoP_Success_20How_to_20Save_Year_Long_Trip.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:08am EDT

Getting sick while you travel can be terrible, but don't let it ruin your trip! Here are 8 tips and tricks that we've learned, from experience, to be helpful when you're far from home and need medical attention.

Direct download: 115_8_Tips_Tricks_When_Sick.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:32am EDT

How do you find the travel sweet spot between comfort, convenience, and cost?

Over the last 4 years, that answer has changed for us - dramatically.

Today Heather joins me as we talk about the aspects of our travel that have changed and why, and we coin a new term - Travpacking!


Direct download: 114_TravPacking.mp3
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We get asked how we can travel so often all the time. The secret? Cheap travel destinations. Today we go in depth into how much it costs to visit Thailand, from accommodations to $1 dinners (no, we're not kidding) we cover everything you'll need to know to start planning your trip!

Direct download: 113_Is_Thailand_Really_That_Cheap.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Alex Owumi found himself trapped in his apartment building during the Arab Spring for several weeks. This is the story of his escape from Libya and his struggles getting back to a "normal" life.

Direct download: 11220Alex20Owumi20Part202.mp3
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Alex Owumi had no idea when he accepted a contract to play in Libya that he'd be playing for a team owned by Qaddafi. He also had no idea that he would end up trapped in his penthouse apartment, eating bugs, while the Arab Spring raged on the streets below. 

Direct download: 11120Alex20Owumi20Part201.mp3
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Nick joins Trav once again and they countdown the Top 10 European cities to visit during the winter.

Direct download: Top_10_Cities_in_Europe_to_Visit_During_the_Winter.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:29am EDT

Steve and Vali got the book deal, but now they had to actually go on the trip. After buying a ridiculously priced bottle of Scotch they set out on an adventure around the world, meeting people, having general misunderstandings, and, of course, breaking the rules. Then once they were finished, they had to write about it!

Direct download: 10920Steve20and20Vali20-20The20Ridiculous.mp3
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Comedy writers Steve Hely and Vali Chandrasekaran join Trav to discuss The Ridiculous Race, who cheated right off the bat (and why), and the interesting tactic they used to score a book deal from a major publisher before The Race even began.

Direct download: The_Ridiculous_Race_Part_I__Alaska_Cuba_and_Dirty_Hot_Tubs.mp3
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Heather joins me today as we describe one of the most underrated ways to travel more and spend less- budget airlines. Everything from how to find them, the pros and cons, and even sneaking on your overweight baggage.

Direct download: 10720Budget20Airlines.mp3
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In part II of this interview with readers Chris & Tiffany we learn more about their crazy honeymoon and how they're able to save money on their travels. We chat about where they've been, where they're going, their money saving strategies, and hear about some crazy mishaps that have happened along the way.

Direct download: 106-Little-Big-Honeymoon_20Around-the.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:29am EDT

Today I bring on long time listeners, and now EPoP team members, Chris and Tiffany to talk about their experiences deciding to become location independent and making their dream of a year long backpacking honeymoon a reality.  Our very first EPoP listener success story!

Direct download: 10520EPoP20Success-20The20Decision20to20Be.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

You're getting ready to head out on your trip. But what do you need to do to prepare? No need to fret, Heather and I are here to list out the 24 items you want to be sure to have in order before you leave on your amazing trip!

Direct download: 10420Pre-Travel20Checklist.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Percy Fawcett, one of the world's most famous explorers, set out in 1925 to find the “Lost City of Z” and was never seen again.  80 years later, David Grann decided to find out the truth about Fawcett and Z, and he shares his incredible adventure with us today.

Direct download: 103_Dave_G_Part_2.mp3
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Author David Grann joins us today to talk about some of his craziest adventures in search of the story; from being stuck in the middle of a hurricane at sea while searching for a Giant Squid to the beginnings of his pursuit of Percy Fawcett and the Lost City of Z.

Direct download: 102_Dave_G_Part_1.mp3
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Now that he's proven he's not superhuman, Dave Cornthwaite tells us about his his epic Expedition 1000 project; what it is, which legs were the hardest, how he plans and packs for each, and what's next on his list.

Direct download: 10120Dave20C20Part202.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

No matter how hard I try, I can't get these British adventurers to admit that they're superhuman, and Dave Cornthwaithe is no different.Today he convinces us that he's just a regular human by telling us about his journey from a couch potato to world class adventurer.

Direct download: 10020Dave20C20Part201.mp3
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