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.

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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.

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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”

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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.

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The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 28 – Kosovo and the Balkans

My guest this week is Larissa Olenicoff, an American who visited, and then later decided to live, in the small Balkans country of Kosovo. She has traveled extensively in the region and visited all of the Balkan Countries. We talk about what made her decide to move to Kosovo, and we also go through each of the Balkan countries.

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The Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 26 – Exploring the Three Poles

This week I speak with polar explorer, Eric Larsen. Eric has traveled to the North Pole and the South Pole by foot. In 2009/10 he became the first person to visit both poles and summit Mount Everest all in one 365 day period. We talk about his expeditions, what goes into them, and what it takes to make it to the poles.

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