Living Unconventionally

Chris Pyak interviews courageous people that have been able to ditch their traditional lives and desk jobs to chase their passions all over the world. The topics covered include travel stories, the best ways to find travel deals, how living in an unconventional way has improved their lives, how they fund their travels, how to make money on the road, and advice for those wanting to ditch their desk as well. 956258
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Jun 10, 2019

Fadi got a job abroad. 500 job applications and not a single interview. Then Fadi bought my Expats Job Offer Guarantee and got a job in Berlin in just 2 months. Listen to Fadi's story. Get the Guarantee at

Jun 3, 2019

Everyone has a fascinating story to share - if you invest a little time, patience and empathy. If you dream of becoming an expat or digital nomad I want to hear your story. Sign up for a free "on Air" coaching at

May 13, 2019

Chris Pyakis joined by Xavier Hamm who traveled from Ottawa, Canada to Argentina - on a bike.

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May 6, 2019

Climb a tree with Mara Seng and make a living harvesting coconuts. Mara also takes us back to her childhood in Portugal, the weird feeling of being German in Germany - and she shows us the best places in Lisboa. You can follow Mara on Instagram:

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Apr 29, 2019

If you dream about becoming a digital nomad: Listen to Amy Scott and Chris Pyak talking about different ways to bring a location independent lifestyle and your desire to..well, eat... into harmony. Join Amy's Nomadtopia Collective at:

Apr 22, 2019

Amy Scott is back on the show. Follow Amy on her journey to Argentina, dance Salsa with her and watch as she falls in love. (Chris also shares his own love story). Join Amy's Nomadtopia Collective at

Apr 15, 2019

Digital nomads, expats and adventure seekers: Let's talk manure! Meet Lydia Kr├╝ger and join her journey from wasted hours in pointless meetings in Berlin to becoming a game publisher and professional writer. Lydia also shares the joy of shoveling manure around the globe. Check out Lydia's blog about new work:

Apr 8, 2019

Erica Duran is a digital nomad, a podcast host and a experienced world traveler. She shares with us how she gets hotels and AirBnB's to pay for her stay. And why she loves Hawai so much. Meet Erica at

Apr 1, 2019

Mart lives many digital nomads dream: Working remotely with his own schedule, while still enjoying the benefits of being an employee: Paid vacations and a secure salary every month. Join Mart and me in the conversation and maybe find your absolute dream job with Toggle.
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Mar 25, 2019

Rachel describes herself as a young black woman who travels the world. I would describe her as someone who brings joy to every conversation. I spoke with Rachel about her trips to South Asia, the reason why she ditched a six-figure job at the age of 25 and the freedom she found. Listen to Rachel's story. Meet her at

Mar 18, 2019

Become an expat and work for international companies around the globe. Experience a new country in debt for 3-4 years. Maria Lamp from Jobbatical answers the question: "How To Get a Job in an international company?" - And I talk about how you use that to move to your dream country. :) English speaking jobs worldwide: &

Mar 11, 2019

Startup Visa Estonia! I talk with Merilin Lukk from the Estonian government about the easiest way to get a work visa for the European Union. Really cool: A digital native visa is on the way as well. Startup Visa Estonia requirements:

Mar 4, 2019

John Collins moved from Colorado to work for Flixbus in Berlin. John shares his experiences with German kindergarten for his little boy, trips to Salzburg & Amsterdam and his love for trains, both fast and tiny. Check for links to the most beauitful locations!

Feb 25, 2019

Charlie Stamp is back on the show. After ditching his job and traveling through South East Asia (Episode 81 & 82) - he and his wife Christina finally settled in Malta. But not for much longer...

Check out their blog for wonderful pictures & more stories.

Feb 18, 2019

Digital nomads work where they live. And they live wherever they want. One thing in your life needs consistency, though: Your business. I talk with Kristiina Aljas-Saarma about your company for global business.
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Feb 11, 2019

How do Digital Nomads create continuity in their business? How do you minimise paperwork and run your company completely online? Meet Arnaud Castagnet, chief evangelist for Estonia's e-residency.

Feb 4, 2019

How can you finance travels to 30 countries? How can especially young people alter their career to better reflect their values? And how does Michelle Obama plays into all of this? Find out in the second part of my interview with Tamara Thorpe.

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Jan 28, 2019

Join us on a travel through space and time and finally meet the friendliest people on earth. I enjoyed this conversation with Tamara Thorpe for it's optimism, joy and down to earth life lessons. Meet Tamara at and

Jan 21, 2019

Sitting in an AirBnB in Lissabon I took a good look at my life and said "Thank You" to..., as a matter of fact. And to Pat Flynn. Listen to my story.

PS: Here you find Pat's "Smart From Scratch":

And "Will It Fly"

Jan 14, 2019

70 countries, uncountable memories. Maureen Moss made this dream happen for herself. Now she helps others to see the wonders of the world - and get paid to do so. Chris Pyak talks to Maureen about the road to become a paid travel guide. Could this be a way for you?

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Jan 7, 2019

One day Maureen Moss sat down to write a list of the 100 best moments of her life. She stopped when she came to 120. Chris Pyak takes you on a sightseeing tour through Maureen's favorite moments as a travel guide in 70 countries.

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Oct 8, 2018

Eugene lives the life that we all dream about. For the last two years he has traveled the world - while working remotely for his company in Germany. Eugene shares his adventures and his best tips to convince your employer to let you work "on the go".

Sep 24, 2018

Malte Zeeck, CEO of InterNations GmbH joins Chris for this 200th episode of Living Unconventionally to discuss the best places to live in the world, as well what makes them so special. Chris and Malte also highlight three of the WORST places to live in the world. Don't miss this special anniversary episode!

Sep 17, 2018

Anton works at the same desk every day. For years after years. But his desk is constantly moving. It has seen the ice of Antarctica, the windmills of Holland and the beaches of Brazil. Follow Chris Pyak and Anton around the globe with Anton's floating office desk. Join the community at

Sep 3, 2018

James Ritchie has a unique skill: Wherever he goes he builds deep relationships - and does so fast. I asked James to share his best practices... ...and what they have to do with washing your car in the jungle of Papua New Guinea.

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