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EP 046 Doesn’t Matter Where You Are, Unexpected Things Happen; Just Breathe

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Release Date: 10/13/2017

EP 052 If You Ever Get Lost, Just Enjoy It show art EP 052 If You Ever Get Lost, Just Enjoy It

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Mary Beth McCabe’s first solo trip was when she was 15 years old. Since then, Mary Beth has been to every continent (except Antarctica) by herself. She has even written a book, The World’s First Guide to Independent Travel, to help fellow travelers get a better sense of how to travel the world solo. Mary Beth highly encourages travelers out there to even revisit locations you haven’t been to in a while to see how your perspective has changed over the years. She also says that if you ever get lost, don’t panic! It’s all part of the journey and to just enjoy this new adventure you’ve...

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EP 083: Creating Possibilities by Having the Right Mindset show art EP 083: Creating Possibilities by Having the Right Mindset

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There has been a huge awareness on the power of a positive mindset in the past few years. And rightfully so! When you have a positive mindset, you are able to see so much possibilities for yourself that you might have not seen before. You are capable of doing so much more because of the belief, trust, and confidence you have as a result of positive mindset. Today’s guest, Holly Worton, shares her experiences in shifting her mindset, and how it made a huge difference in her personal life, business, and travel. Holly shares how she lost her love for solo nature walks to getting back at it and...

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EP 082: A One-Way Ticket to Owning Your Happy show art EP 082: A One-Way Ticket to Owning Your Happy

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Many women adhere very well to the roles that society has set out for them - mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend. Buried behind all these is a woman with her own dreams, her own passion, her own definition of who she is. A lot do not escape this cycle, but today’s guest shares her inspiring story of leaving everything behind to find who she really is. Ronda Taylor was married for 23 years, is a mother, grandmother, and was the primary caregiver to her mother who has Alzheimer’s. She had dreams of travel but has always let obstacles get in the way. At 53, she decided she was not going to...

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EP 081: Reorienting Yourself by Embracing the Digital Nomad Lifestyle show art EP 081: Reorienting Yourself by Embracing the Digital Nomad Lifestyle

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Living in the urban part of the country can be frenetic. And sometimes we just need some peace and quiet. It takes courage to shift lifestyles from being the busy blue collar to becoming a free digital nomad. Robyn Fountain made this brave switch as her work life and personal life are both constantly draining her. Having been in a toxic relationship, she was becoming more miserable and emotionally dysfunctional. She finally got the courage to say goodbye, go on the road and embrace the digital nomad lifestyle. Currently in Romania, she could not be more satisfied with the decision she made....

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EP 080: Letting Go of your Worries about Solo Travel show art EP 080: Letting Go of your Worries about Solo Travel

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I always admire women in middle age who go out there and start seeing more of the world. It takes courage to remove the roadblocks and just do it. Today’s guest shares us her incredible journeys as a solo traveler, her views and philosophies on traveling and how she is living her life one trip at a time. Leigh Mcadams started traveling right out of university. Her first trip marks the beginning of a lifetime of travel. As her curiosity to see the world got bigger, her thirst to travel got bigger and bigger and she’s never satisfied. She has traveled to 54 countries and has experienced...

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EP 079: Trusting your Intuition for Possibilities in Travel show art EP 079: Trusting your Intuition for Possibilities in Travel

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When people travel, sometimes they let their worries get to them too much that they forget to enjoy their trips. They neglect to free their minds, trust their guts and just revel in the beauty of wandering. Today’s guest shares her experience in choosing her intuition and opening herself to the amazing chances traveling has presented to her. Esther Jacobs have always trusted what her inner voice says. She let intuition guide her in all of her trips, and it has led her to travel to over a hundred countries. In today’s episode, she shares how her instinct has opened her to new...

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EP 078: Flashpacking and Disconnecting from City Life show art EP 078: Flashpacking and Disconnecting from City Life

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Have you ever felt restless enough that you just want to disconnect for a while? Our guest for today’s episode has been in the same situation. Too much that she finally found her freedom in solo traveling. I welcome in our show Lisa M, AKA the Hot Flash Packer.

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EP 077: Sharing the Passion of Travel with Family show art EP 077: Sharing the Passion of Travel with Family

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Today we have another Mother’s Day themed episode with Kathy Buechel. Kathy shares her goal of developing the spirit of travel in her two sons, just as her grandparents passed it on to her. Being ardent about traveling herself, she made sure that she will pass this passion to her sons.

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EP 076: There is No Age Limit in Travel show art EP 076: There is No Age Limit in Travel

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Welcome to this very special mother’s day episode with my travel mentor and grandmother, Sandy Duffy.

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EP 075: Self Care and Clarity through Solo Travel show art EP 075: Self Care and Clarity through Solo Travel

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Penny Chappell has been traveling her entire life. She grew up in a family that constantly changed states. They were always eager to move and explore. There were always unplanned road trips, which are some of her fondest childhood memories.

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Janet Hanpeter is a globe-trotting Baby Boomer and has over 80 countries logged on her passport. Janet was bitten by the travel bug at a very young age by her wanderlust mother, who was also a private pilot in college. When Janet turned 50, she realized that she had to take her traveling up a notch, so she traveled to China on a solo trip and it was a life-changing experience! Find out why on this week’s episode.

 

Key Takeaways:

*When did Janet get bit by the travel bug?

*Janet’s mom has always had a wanderlust spirit, and she also got her private pilot’s license while in college (this was back in the 40’s).

*How many barriers did Janet’s mom have to overcome with traveling?

*Do Janet’s siblings have the same passion for traveling as she does?

*What was Janet’s solo trip to China like? It was life-changing!

*Janet hadn’t traveled much in Asia and she found herself completely alone with visa issues!

*Sometimes the stories are better and the memories are stronger when you have that ‘holy cow’ moment.

*However, it’s amazing how little angels appear out of nowhere and kind people come to your rescue.

*Did Janet have issues with the language while in China?

*We are very blessed to be English speakers. It has become the universal language of our world.

*The locals were very fascinated by the fact that Janet was not married and did not have kids.

*Although you can see the famous landmarks through the world, what makes travel special for Janet are the people she meets along the way.

 

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