Category Archive: The Global Travel Conspiracy

The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 36 – Live From Ethiopia

Posted by on March 28, 2016

This week I’m in Ethiopia and have a roundtable discussion with the other journalists who are traveling with me: Kim Mott, Robert Reid, Jim Benning, Jessica Parker, and Monica McCarthy.

We talk about our experiences in Ethiopia, good and bad, and what the future holds for tourism in this country.


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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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The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 33 – Canada’s Adventure Couple

Posted by on March 4, 2016

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.


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The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 32 – The World’s First Travel Blogger

Posted by on February 27, 2016

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”


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The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 31 – The Frugal Gringo

Posted by on February 12, 2016

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.


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The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 30 – Leveling Up

Posted by on February 5, 2016

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.


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