Meet financially savvy traveler Danielle Desir. She is the force behind the Thought Card, an award winning travel finance blog and podcast. She is also founder of the WOC Podcasters Facebook community, which supports over 2100 women of color. Danielle shares how she started traveling internationally, how she kept travel a financial priority while paying off student loans and buying a house, and her favorite travel resources and budget strategies. She also shares about becoming a podcaster and book author. Read More…
For episode 22 (and the season finale!) I share my own story about finding a way to travel more – ultimately saving over $100K in travel costs in only six years. Earning millions of airline miles and hotel points through credit card sign-up bonuses has changed my life – making travel more affordable and attainable.
For episode 21 I sit down with Erin Papworth, the Founder and CEO of Nav.it, an exciting new app that aims to empower women to become more financially savvy – with travel as the inspiration and end goal.
In Episode 12, artist, wine industry veteran and seasoned traveler Kristen Winn shares her inspiring story of a year spent traveling. Her epic solo journey took her to Iceland, Sweden, Norway (where she worked in an art cafe), Northern Italy, Istanbul (where she worked as a nanny), and Tasmania (where she worked at an eco lodge). She also went to Oman, southeast Asia and Australia. As we listen to her story, we hear about the resources she used to make her dream travel a reality, and discover that this type of adventure might be more within reach than we think.
For my 10th Globetrotter Lounge episode I have the pleasure of interviewing a fellow travel hacker, Kat Weiss, who is also the creator of World Wide Honeymoon – a blog and consulting service that helps couples turn dream honeymoons into affordable reality. We have a shared love (addiction) of travel hacking and I’m afraid we geek out a bit during this interview about our favorite hacks. It makes for a great episode full of useful tricks and tips for anyone wanting to find ways to travel more.
Today’s conversation is with Beth Santos, the passionate and dynamic founder and CEO of Wanderful, a global network for women who travel. Wanderful is a collaborative and inclusive community of women of all ages and backgrounds, who help one another travel the world. Their offerings include a homesharing platform, local chapters in 28 cities, events and organized trips.
In today’s episode, I spend time talking to International Pet Sitter Kelly Scott about how she has embarked on an adventure of a lifetime. Only a year ago, she took the leap and quit her job, sold almost everything and headed out to travel the world, one pet sit at a time. Kelly shares the ins and outs of booking pet sitting gigs in different countries, what the job entails, and how to address some of the challenges that come up.