Category Archive: Podcast

This Week in Travel – Episode 206

Posted by on May 16, 2016

This weekJen Leo, Chris Christensen, and I are joined by Leif Pettersen is a freelance writer, humorist, world traveler, and tourism communications professional from Minneapolis, Minn. He has traveled through 55 countries and lived in Spain, Romania and Italy. Pettersen was a silver medalist at the 2014 International Jugglers’ Association championships, loves chocolate, hates pickles, types with exactly four fingers, and can escape from a straitjacket. He has not vomited since 1993, making him a consummate travel journalist and excellent party guest. His first solo, book-length project, BACKPACKING WITH DRACULA is available on Amazon.


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The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 34 – Adventures Both Big and Small

Posted by on March 11, 2016

Alastair Humphries is one of the great adventures of the 21st Century. He has cycled around the world, rowed across an ocean, and walked across a desert. He is also an author and public speaker who was named National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year in 2012.

We talk about some of his great adventures, how everyone can create their own microadventures, and about his latest book, Grand Adventures.


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