This week I talk about the National Park service and its 100th anniversary. I also talk about my project to visit every national park in the United States and Canada.
Category Archive: The Global Travel Conspiracy
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 38 – Responsible Travel
Jamie Sweeting is the President of the Planeterra Foundation and the VP of Sustainability at G Adventures. We talk about the nature of responsible travel and ways which the tourism industry are increasing their sustainability.
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 37 – A Safety Message
Back from Ethiopia, I wanted to share and experience I had there which could have ended badly. Everything worked out in the end, but it really brings home the issues of safety, preparation and having insurance when traveling.
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 36 – Live From Ethiopia
We talk about our experiences in Ethiopia, good and bad, and what the future holds for tourism in this country.
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 35 – India, Ethiopia and Q&A
This week it is just me. I talk about my recent trip to India, my upcoming trip to Ethiopia and I answer your questions.
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 34 – Adventures Both Big and Small
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.
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 33 – Canada’s Adventure Couple
This week I talk to Deb Corbeil and Dave Bouskill, the couple behind the successful travel blog, The Planet D. We talk about how they got started traveling, some of the biggest adventures which include driving from London to Mongolia and biking from Cairo to Cape Town.
Fair warning, we also spend quite a fair amount of time talking about the world of travel blogging.
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 32 – The World’s First Travel Blogger
This week I talk to author, travel writer, speaker, and activist and Jeff Greenwald. We talk about several topics including:
- How he became the world’s first travel blogger
- How they select the countries on the most ethical destinations list
- His role as the oral historian for Burning Man
- His one man show, “Strange Travel Suggestions”
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 31 – The Frugal Gringo
My guest this week is Seth Kugel, the former Frugal Traveler for the New York Times. He is also the man behind the popular Portuguese YouTube channel, Amigo Gringo. We talk about how he got his start in travel writing, what it was like to be the Frugal Traveler for the New York Times and how he has transitioned to being a YouTube star.
The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 30 – Leveling Up
Steve Kamb is a health and fitness expert and a world traveler, who recently released his new book “Level Up Your Life”. We talk about how he began his quest, the role which travel plays in any adventurous life, and how to stay healthy on the road. We also manage to talk about video games.