World traveler, filmmaker, and musician Blake Gearheard spins a yarn with fellow jet-setters and experts, unapologetically discussing all things travel, with plenty of laughs and detours along the way.
info_outline Episode 14 - Activism in PNG with Yanamlyn Yana 12/21/2020
Episode 14 - Activism in PNG with Yanamlyn Yana For this final episode of the year, I chat via Zoom with the amazing Yanamlyn Yana, Papua New Guinea native and Campaign Coordinator for PNG Tribal Foundation. We discuss her relentless advocacy against gender based violence, traveling out of the country for the first time, being a finalist for the Obama Foundation, political landscapes of the US and PNG, and her own survival from a brutal assault. Lyn’s work and advocacy is a true inspiration and testament to her character and bravery.
info_outline Episode 13 - Protecting Our Planet with Patrick Duggan 10/22/2020
Episode 13 - Protecting Our Planet with Patrick Duggan On this wild ride Patrick and I discuss the outrageous variety of environmental crimes and his work to prosecute them. Also, the joys of the Philippines, eco-consciousness of the Sri Lankan and Tibetan people, Papua New Guinea tales, Tiger King, surviving the Amazon Rainforest and other exotic snake stories, and so much more and plenty to laugh about.
info_outline Episode 12 - Road Tripping with Marc Scarioni 09/14/2020
Episode 12 - Road Tripping with Marc Scarioni On this episode I chat with my brother-in-law Marc Scarioni about his various West Coast road trips, Utah's national parks, Japan and other International travel and how to navigate social media as a tool for travel.
info_outline Episode 11 - Ukraine to USA with Oksana Gearheard 08/10/2020
Episode 11 - Ukraine to USA with Oksana Gearheard On this episode I chat with my sister-in-law about growing up Ukrainian, the process of emigrating to America, becoming a US Citizen, Chernobyl, environmental changes to village life, the ongoing Ukrainian war with Russia, also a rapid fire and some trivia.
info_outline Episode 10 - Alex Becker the Anti-Traveler 07/01/2020
Episode 10 - Alex Becker the Anti-Traveler On this episode, Alex and I discuss his becoming a father, the flaws of airline travel, Las Vegas, Covid-19’s effect on travel, some personal nightmares, Mexico, and the perfection of potatoes.
info_outline Episode 9 - Tara's Travel Tips with Tara Scarioni 05/05/2020
Episode 9 - Tara's Travel Tips with Tara Scarioni This month I face quarantine with my significant other, Tara Scarioni, Event Planner for Netflix and author of the blog TarasTravelTips.com. We discuss the challenges of Covid-19, her love of Mexico, some of our travels together and of course a few of her ‘Travel Tips,’ and blog posts. Also, a special phone-in guest and a new game.
info_outline Episode 8 - Five Star Travel with Claire Woods 04/03/2020
Episode 8 - Five Star Travel with Claire Woods In this episode, I reflect with Claire Woods about our couples trip to the Philippines. We discuss her work as an environmental lawyer, living in Geneva as a teenager, and get 'bougie' about our mutual love for Five Star Travel. Also, we play a new game with my significant other Tara.
info_outline Episode 7 - Medical Missions with Ariel Palanca, M.D 03/02/2020
Episode 7 - Medical Missions with Ariel Palanca, M.D In this episode I'm joined by world traveler and orthopedic surgeon, Ariel Palanca, MD. We discuss in detail her medical missions to Haiti, Kenya, and all the nitty-gritty details of her two week stay in Iraq. Also, special guest Tom Scherbart sits in to add his two cents as my third-wheel 'Robin Quivers.'
info_outline Episode 6 - Thrive Medicine with Colin Zhu, D.O. Part 2 02/17/2020
Episode 6 - Thrive Medicine with Colin Zhu, D.O. Part 2 In part 2 of my interview with Dr. Colin Zhu, aka TheChefDoc, we discuss his goal of racing in all 50 states, his journey to Antarctica, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, culture in Tanzania, the Safari experience, reseting after traveling, Colin’s podcast ‘Thrive Bites’, travel cuisine and plant-based nutrition tips.
info_outline Episode 5 - Thrive Medicine with Colin Zhu, D.O. Part 1 02/03/2020
Episode 5 - Thrive Medicine with Colin Zhu, D.O. Part 1 In this episode chat with Dr. Colin Zhu, aka TheChefDoc to discuss his book Thrive Medicine, being present in the moment, solo travel, social media pros and cons, scuba diving, the friendly people of Fiji, and “tasting different cultures."
info_outline Episode 4 - River Cruising with Alicia Landis 01/06/2020
Episode 4 - River Cruising with Alicia Landis In this episode I gab with Alicia Landis, office manager at Liquid IV HQ and former sales manager for AmaWaterways, luxury river cruise line. We deep dive into the river cruise experience, work in the travel industry, Turkish 'family', the joys of camping, and "casual crane bungee jumping" in New Zealand. Lots of laughs and great insider tips!
info_outline Episode 3 - Mindfulness and Tropical Destinations with Brittany Lynne - Part 2 12/05/2019
Episode 3 - Mindfulness and Tropical Destinations with Brittany Lynne - Part 2 Part 2 of my illuminating conversation with Brittany Lynne, professional yoga and mindfulness teacher. We continue our conversation about lifestyle shifts for eco-consciousness, her move to Costa Rica, yoga teacher training and retreat opportunities in Costa Rica and The Grand Canyon, with plenty of laughs in our "rapid fire" session and some poignant final thoughts.
info_outline Episode 2 - Mindfulness and Tropical Destinations with Brittany Lynne - Part 1 12/05/2019
Episode 2 - Mindfulness and Tropical Destinations with Brittany Lynne - Part 1 Part 1 of my illuminating conversation with Brittany Lynne, professional yoga and meditation teacher. We discuss yoga in it's many forms, the importance of being present, Bali, traveling with Mom in Italy, Tulum and travel in Mexico, with plenty of tips for self-improvement along the way.
info_outline Episode 1 - Talking Turkey with Erol Kalafat 11/05/2019
Episode 1 - Talking Turkey with Erol Kalafat In this inaugural episode I sit down with Erol Kalafat, Technical Production Manager at Amazon Studios, to discuss growing up Turkish, the benefits of traveling solo, how to budget your travels and so much more.