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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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Dec 22, 2017

In this week's solo episode, I'm discussing six of the main lessons I learned about myself while spending nearly six weeks in Southeast Asia.

 

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Dec 20, 2017

Today, I am continuing my conversation with Kimberly from Professional Jetsetters. On Monday’s episode we heard about her own travels and, in this episode, she breaks down how she offers career coaching as it pertains to the travel industry.


The vast majority of my guests, and digital nomads in general, are freelancers or entrepreneurs. But, what if you have zero desire to start and run your own business? Can you have an amazing travel lifestyle while still earning a steady paycheck? Surprisingly, yes!


Kimberly talks about the common misconceptions about career in the travel industry, how she helps people find their dream travel job, and she gives us her top two tips for incorporating more travel into your existing corporate job.

 

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Dec 18, 2017

This week’s guest is Kimberly Ramsawak who is the Founder of Professional Jetsetter. Kimberly received her first passport at the age of six and her love for travel hasn’t left her in all the years since. She’s been fortunate enough to have a job that, at one point, saw her taking an international trip about once a month. However, after a couple of years of keeping up that pace with a toddler at home, she decided to start a travel-related business of her own.
In this episode, we talk about her extensive travels including the country she says to avoid if you’re not a beach person, the country a lot of people don’t like but that she can’t wait to return to, and the time she stayed in a haunted hotel in Australia!

 

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Dec 15, 2017

In this week's solo episode, I'm breaking down the week that I spent completely solo in Chiang Mai, Thailand; including how my attitude when I arrived in Thailand almost ruined my trip, how a funeral changed my perspective and made me have a more positive attitude, and how a song by Oasis led to one of the highlight of my entire time in Southeast Asia.

 

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Dec 13, 2017

Today I’m continuing my conversation with Robin Rodig from Robin Goes To and, if you’ve already listened to Part 1, you’ll know that after 16 fulfilling years in corporate Robin felt she needed to make a major change in the form for moving to Switzerland for several months. Our conversation today actually picks up with Robin talking about transition back into life in the states after realizing she didn’t want to go back to life she had before.

We’re also going to talk about how Robin is able to fund her travels with photography using only her iPad and iPhone and why she chooses to live out a suitcase even when she’s at home.

 

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Dec 11, 2017

This week's guest is Robin Rodig from Robin Goes To. After 16 fulfilling years at a corporate job Robin started to feel the stress of living a mundane life so she decided to move to Switzerland even though she had never taken a solo trip before.

In this episode we’re talking about what it was like living in Switzerland, why she now can’t imagine traveling with other people, her experience traveling to Antarctica, and some of her other favorite travel locations; including why Poland really stands out among all the places she been.

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Dec 8, 2017

In this week's solo episode, I'm breaking down the second half of my month in Bali, Indonesia; including a trip to Uluwatu where I was lucky enough to witness a cultural dance on the edge of a cliff with a backdrop of the ocean and sunset, what I loved about Bali, and what I didn't love about Bali.

 

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Dec 6, 2017

Today, I am continuing my conversation with Chelsea Glass; Founder of The Heart of Travel. In part one of my interview with Chelsea, we talked all about her travels and her experiences being a tour guide in Latin America. Today, we're talking about how she took that experience and created her own business around guided trips.

In this episode, we discuss how she gets clients, what she’s found most difficult about having her own business, what she wished she would’ve done before starting her business, her experience taking on a partner for her business after her mentor tragically passed away in an accident, what voluntourism is and why it needs to be thoroughly researched, and much more!

 

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Dec 4, 2017

This week's guest is Chelsea Glass. Chelsea began her travels with a 10-day trip to Guatemala at the age of 19 that ended up turning into her living there for three years. Today, Chelsea struggles between wanting to have some roots but still feeling that deep desire to travel and explore more of Latin America. We discuss that struggle in this episode and much more.

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Dec 1, 2017

In this week's solo episode, I'm breaking down the first half of my month in Bali, Indonesia; including a stop in the Middle East, a terrifying experience with Monkeys, my time in a city that is beloved by many of my guests but that I was less than impressed with, why I had to pack up in change hostels in the middle of the night, and my experience with an incompatible roommate.

 

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