A different kind of travel podcast. I love to travel, eat, and explore and on this podcast my friends and I will be talking about all three. Guests will include everyone from world travelers, to chefs, and everyone in-between.
On this episode I am joined by Megan Jerrard from mappingmegan.com. Megan is a world traveler, writer, and the creator of Mappingmegan.com. We talk about a lot of travel related topics including Megan's childhood in Australia, meeting her husband while traveling, and some of the scary travel adventures she has had over the years. Megan has seen much of the world and shares a lot of good info for people interested in travel. Megan can be found on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/mappingmegan and on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/mappingmegan/
This is part 2 of my conversation with Derrick about van life. On part one it was just Derrick, on this part 2, I am joined by his partner, Sarah. We talk a lot of different issues surrounding van life including many of the benefits and potential drawbacks. If you are interested in van life or have ever thought about van life for yourself you will love this episode. Both Derrick and Sarah are super honest about their lifestyle and I had a great time talking to them.
In this episode I am joined by Derrick Kersey to talk about van life. Derrick and his partner Sarah live in a conversion van and spend about half the year traveling around Canada and the United States. During the Summers they live in their home country of Canada. Derrick and I talk about a bunch of van life topics and I had a great time speaking with him.
Dublin, Ireland With Niall Wallace from TreasuredIreland.com
On this episode of Travel Eat Explore I am joined by Niall Wallace from TreasuredIreland.com. Niall has been in the travel industry for over 30 years and has a wealth of information about Dublin, and Ireland. We talk about all things Dublin. If you have ever wanted to visit this beautiful city you will like this episode. We talk about the culture, food, sites, and many other aspects of the city. To learn more about Niall's company please visit treasuredireland.com
I am once again joined by my friend Alex Benezra to talk about his trip to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. We discuss what it was like to the at the events, what the food was like, and many other fun topics.
Backpacking and Mountaineering with Sambhram Patel
On this episode I am joined by my friend Sambhram Patel to talk about his passions of backpacking, mountaineering, and the great outdoors. Mr. Patel grew up in India, where his love of the outdoors started. On this episode we talk about hiking, and backpacking in North America, and India. We talk about some of the peaks Mr. Patel has climbed, his background in marathon running and other topics that any outdoor lover will enjoy.
On this episode I am once again joined by founder of BJJ Globetrotters Christian Graugart. Christian and I talk about his move from Europe to the tiny Caribbean island of St. Barts. We talk about visiting the island and what life on the island is like.
On this episode I am joined by the co-founder of seeksophie.com Jacinta Lim. seeksophie.com is a new kind of booking travel/adventure site. "Before Seek Sophie, Jacinta was an corporate lawyer at Linklaters, a top global law firm in London, where she worked on billion-dollar transactions in Europe, Asia and Africa. Driven by her curiosity on how businesses can make a positive impact on the world, she joined MicroEnsure, a fast-growing tech start-up in the UK with a social mission, and with 40 million customers globally. Jacinta later moved back to Singapore (where she was born) to start Seek Sophie, and continue her mission of building a business that has a positive impact on the world. Jacinta has travelled to 60+ countries. She holds a law degree from UCL (University of London) and an MBA from INSEAD, where she met Lina." Seeksophie.com
I am joined by my friend of almost 20 years, Adrian Bartley, to talk about Paris, France. Half of Adrian's family is from France and he spent a lot of time growing up in Paris. He has also been to the city several times since childhood. We talk about some the must see parts of the city, along with some places that are more on the tourist trap side. We talk about the culture, history, and food of the city.
12, 000 mile Motorcycle Trip Around China With Ryan Pyle
On this episode I am joined by Ryan Pyle to talk about his Amazon Prime show, Tough Rides: China. In the show Ryan, along with his brother, Colin, set a new Guinness world record for longest motorcycle ride in on country by traveling over 12,000 miles around China. The show is currently available on Amazon Prime. Ryan has also ridden a motorcycle around India and Brazil. Both trips were also made into shows that are also available on Amazon Prime. About Ryan Pyle: "Born in Toronto, Canada, Ryan Pyle spent his early years close to home. After obtaining a degree in International Politics from the University of Toronto in 2001, Ryan realized a life long dream and traveled to China on an exploratory mission. In 2002 Ryan moved to China permanently and in 2004 Ryan became a regular contributor to the New York Times. In 2009 Ryan was listed by PDN Magazine as one of the 30 emerging photographers in the world. In 2010 Ryan began working full time on television and documentary film production and has produced and presented several large multi-episode television series for major broadcasters in the USA, Canada, UK, Asia, CHINA and continental Europe." -Ryanpyle.com
On this episode I am joined by the husband and wife team behind Wanderlustmarriage.com. The website is devoted to giving information about travel by showing destinations, and teaching people how to save money on travel. We speak about a number of travel topics. About Wanderlustmarriage.com: "We’re an American and Australian husband and wife team that originally met in a hostel in Brugge, Belgium in 2002. We have over 20 years of travel experience and have visited over 50 countries. We’ve also lived in seven cities on three continents during our 14 year marriage. We’ve been based in Washington, DC since 2017."
On this episode I am joined by Trevor and Kourtney Smithson who live in one of the coolest looking RVs I have ever seen. I met the couple in a Starbucks parking lot and started talking to them about their awesome RV. If I had to describe the RV to someone who has never seen it, it looks like the type of RV you would want if the zombie apocalypse was upon us. The RV has huge off-road tires and a custom grey paint. The RV started life as a military people carrier and has been converted into a custom RV that the couple live in full time. On the episode we talk about how the couple built the RV, what life on the road has been like, and many other topics.
Happy Tails Canine Adventure Tours with David Blank
On this episode I am joined by David Blank, who is the owner of Happy Tails Canine Adventure Tours. David's tour company plans awesome tours for people and their dogs. We talk about David's background in travel that includes hitchhiking across Africa, and taking a dog on a motorcycle trip across the United States. We also talk about some of the benefits people get from traveling with their dogs. If you love dogs and you love travel this episode is for you.
On this episode I am joined by my friend since eight grade Nick Quintana, to talk about living in, and visiting Guam. Mr. Quintanta's family was originally from Guam and he spent much time vacationing there while growing up. Mr. Quintanta also lived in Guam after college.
Lisbon Portugal with Director of Lisbon Tourism Office
On this episode I am joined by the director of the Lisbon Tourism Office as we talk about the beautiful city. I recently visited Lisbon and it became one of my favorite European cities. On the podcast we discuss some of the main attractions of the city. The city's food and many other topics.
Traveling For Free With Points/Miles with Alex Benezra
On this episode I am joined by my friend Alex Benezra to talk about how awesome points/miles are for getting discounted or free travel. Points and miles can be used for airline tickets, hotels, car rentals, and other aspects of travel. If you have always been curious how points work for travel redemption you will enjoy this epos.
On this episode I am joined by good friend Adithya Bala to talk about the great Indian city of Bangalore. Mr. Bala has a lot of family in the city and spent a lot of time there visiting them while growing up. Mr. Bala also lived in the city for about one year after college. We talk about many aspects of visiting and living in the city including food, culture, and pace of life.
I am joined by one of my closest friends Adrian Bartley, to talk about his experience of running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. If you like stories of almost getting run over, drinking, partying, and young people making questionable decisions you will enjoy this episode.
When Mr. Graugart was in his 20s he decided to take an amazing around the world trip to pursue his two passions. Travel and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Mr. Graugart joins me on this episode to talk about the transformative power of travel and how it changed his life