Zero To Travel Podcast
Personal Freedom, Creativity and Capturing Travel with Simon Mulvaney

Personal Freedom, Creativity and Capturing Travel with Simon Mulvaney

December 10, 2019

Welcome my friend Simon Mulvaney, a brilliant travel filmmaker who has taken what he is most passionate about and uses his creative inspiration to make beautiful works of art just for the love of creating. We discuss how travel and film can change you especially when put together, the importance of passion projects, why cameras create curiosity, and we even get into the gear he uses so that you can start creating as well.

What do you naturally gravitate towards? How do those play into your current or future travels? Let me know in the comments below!

Tune In To Learn:

  • 9:25 How Films Can Transport You Different Places & Inspire
  • 10:55 Film Styles & Representing Places
  • 18:05 Why Filmmaking & How Did It Start For Simon
  • 22:40 How The Camera Creates Curiosity
  • 29:30 Why Travel & How Much It Costs
  • 35:05 Why Are Stories Important
  • 38:00 Ways To Ask Permission To Film Or Take A Photo
  • 42:20 Digital Nomadism & Returning Home
  • 51:10 Finding Yourself Through Travel & Passion Projects
  • 55:15 Travel Gear & Minimalism
  • And so much more!

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Best Gifts For Travelers (Under $100)

Best Gifts For Travelers (Under $100)

November 29, 2019

Today I am bringing you my list for the best gifts for travelers (under $100) that I own and use regularly. Whether you are looking for yourself or someone else, these will be a great fit for your travel gift needs. Check out my Amazon list where you can grab these gifts in one spot and help out the podcast because I will receive a small affiliate commission without adding any additional cost to your purchase.

Tune In To Learn About:

  • Petzl Tikka XP Headlamp (2:00)
  • Victorinox Swiss Army Multi-Tool, Huntsman Pocket Knife (2:58)
  • Tortuga Outbreaker Daypack (3:58)
  • Parker Pen & Moleskin Notebook (4:58)
  • Kindle Paperwhite & Leather Cover (6:15)
  • Panasonic Ergofit Earbuds & Jaybird Vista True BlueTooth Earbuds (7:58)
  • Sea To Summit Dry Sack (11:03)
  • Platypus Water Bottle &  Grayl Geopress Water Purifier (12:34)
  • Janus 100% Merino Wool Shirts & Long Underwear (15:07)
  • prAna Stretch Zion Lightweight Pants (17:22)
  • AeroPress Coffee & Espresso Maker (19:17)
  • Plus travel tips
  • And so much more!

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World’s Cheapest Destinations Updated w/ Tim Leffel

World’s Cheapest Destinations Updated w/ Tim Leffel

November 26, 2019

Please welcome back my great friend, Tim Leffel! During Tim's travels over the last year, he has added 5 NEW locations to his World's Cheapest Destinations list and we are going to dive into them all. Let's get into why they are on the list, why they are worth seeing, and why you should book a ticket asap.

This is the best time of year to start booking your next year's travels so which of the locations discussed are making it to your list for 2020?

Check out the full show notes here!

Tune In To Learn:

  • Tip of the week: National Parks & Which To Go To
  • How the exchange rates play a huge part in the cheapest game
  • Why the cheapest destinations are not always digital nomad hotspots
  • How you can afford to travel longer
  • Words of wisdom regarding health care on the road
  • Finding the best food, wine, & cultural experiences
  • The average costs for each location
  • How to find accommodations: plan ahead vs wing it
  • Why you should get out of the cities and into the wild
  • And so much more!

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Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

Avoiding The Instagram Trap w/ Kashlee

November 12, 2019

In this episode, Kashlee and I dive into whether Instagram is ruining travel, playing the comparison game, has social media played a big part in the over-tourism of certain places, and how minimalism can be the key to setting yourself up for a life full of travel & freedom.

You'll definitely want to take a good look at your current relationship with social media and how you are using and consuming it plus how do alcohol and travel intertwine in your life and are there any changes that may be needed.

Listen now to see the world of Instagram in a more honest light and why you should be putting your mental health before that "great" pic.

 

Grab the full show notes here!

When Should You Go “All In” On Something?

When Should You Go “All In” On Something?

October 30, 2019

In this episode, you’ll hear from Christopher Mitchell (from Traveling Mitch) who went "all in" on his passion project of starting a professional travel blog.  In this show, you'll discover how he did it, how he got into travel, and how his overseas experiences have shaped him.  Listen now to get some new perspectives and valuable travel tips!

 

 

My Life As An “Illegal” Immigrant With Maria Amelie

My Life As An “Illegal” Immigrant With Maria Amelie

October 15, 2019

Today, you’ll hear Maria Amelie’s incredible story and how her illegal stay in Norway became a public event, which eventually led to the creation of a new law.  Plus, learn about the future of global migration and the important role that entrepreneurship can play.

Please head over to zerototravel.com for the full show notes.

 

 

World Towning: 5 Years Of Full Time Travel

World Towning: 5 Years Of Full Time Travel

October 1, 2019

Today you are in for a real treat as The World Towners visit my apartment in Oslo, Norway for an in-home interview.  Get some valuable information and tips about their full-time 5-year travel experience that you'll see how it could be possible for you.

Please head over to zerototravel.com for the full show notes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

How To Conquer Fear Of Success

How To Conquer Fear Of Success

September 23, 2019

Do you fear failure or success, or maybe both? Tune in today for a special episode from Location Indie- Jason and Trav touch on the fear of success and give you 3 actionable items to help you conquer that fear.  

And they have a special announcement you won't want to miss.

Please head over to zerototravel.com for the full show notes

A Journey To The Wild Ends Of The Earth With Dan Richards

A Journey To The Wild Ends Of The Earth With Dan Richards

September 17, 2019

Dan Richards, author of ‘Outpost:  A Journey To The Wild Ends Of The Earth’ stops by to share his adventures around the world, lessons from traveling, how physical objects can inspire travel, how you can create missions around your travels, and so much more. 

Please head over to zerototravel.com for the full show notes

Bending Time For Travel

Bending Time For Travel

September 3, 2019

Shane Dillon from The Franklin Fi takes a break from The Camino de Santiago to share his advice around travel, finances and living life to the fullest. Tune in to hear some incredibly powerful strategies to help you create more time for travel. 

Please head over to zerototravel.com for the full show notes.