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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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Jun 10, 2016

My husband joins me to give all the details about our new (to us) truck and travel trailer and the additional delays we're experiencing before hitting the road full-time to explore the United States.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

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To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

Jun 8, 2016

In part of my Tom Hunt's interview, he discuss his multiple failed business, and his multiple successful ones. He talks about the time he got his butt handed him on the Canadian version of Shark Tank for a male leggings business, the way her views business differently from most entrepreneurs, and much more!

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

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To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 30, 2016

This week's guest is Tom Hunt. After spending just three years in corporate world, he knew he had to get out. He knows runs his business from places like Budapest, Venezuela, Prague, Poland, Croatia, and more! We're going to hear about that transition in today's episode and what Tom suspects he'll regret when he looks back on his travels.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

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To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 27, 2016

In this week's solo episode, I spotlight another listener and provide an major update on our journey of selling almost everything we own (including our home), quitting our desk jobs, and taking off around the United States in an RV.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

Click here to join the Living Unconventionally Facebook Group.

 

To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 25, 2016

In part 2 of my interview with Erin Sharaf, we discuss how she is building her business on her own terms so that she can continue to experience the adventure she craves.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

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To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 23, 2016

Erin Sharaf has been to so many countries she's lost count. Today, we discuss how she went from utilizing her Master's degree as a Primary Care Provider to know chasing adventure all over the world. Some of those adventures discussed in this episode include her day with Mother Teresa, visiting the Dalai Lama's summer home, and summiting Mount Kilimanjaro.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

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To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 20, 2016

In this solo episode I spotlight another listener and use a recent experience with a nightmare client to help convey that you're worth only working with people who respect you and your time.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

Click here to join the Living Unconventionally Facebook Group.

 

To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 18, 2016

In part 2 of her interview, Kristin from the popular project Will Travel for Vegan food, discusses how she funded her two-year mission to visit every vegan restaurant in the United States while living out of a van, her experience working with a publisher for her memoir, how she grew her social media following to over 100,000 people, and her advice for those looking to make the transition into the life of a digital nomad.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

Click here to join the Living Unconventionally Facebook Group.

 

To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 16, 2016

This week's guest is Kristin Lajeunesse from Will Travel for Vegan Food. In part one of her interview, we discuss the two years she spent living out of a van while on a mission to visit every single vegan restaurant in the United States, the memoir she has since published, whether or not she continues to live a nomadic lifestyle almost three years later, and her advice for those considering living a nomadic lifestyle themselves.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.
 
 
 
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May 13, 2016

In this solo episode, I spotlight a new listener and use a recent experience to beg you not to let fear be a guiding factor when making major life decisions.

 

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May 11, 2016
In Part 2 of my conversation with Justin Light, we talk about the how he's using Udemy and Fiverr to help fund his full-time travel lifestyle.
 
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May 9, 2016

Today, I'm speaking with Justin Light about how finding his people on a trip to China changed his life and helped with her mental illness. We talk about the multiple countries he's visited since then, the time he was in a foreign country with a broken laptop, a cell phone on the fritz, and only $.30 in his account. We also discuss whether or not the most popular hostel app is as wonderful as it appears to be, and the tips he has for going through British Customs after having been interrogated by them.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

Click here to join the Living Unconventionally Facebook Group.

 

To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 6, 2016

My husband is back on the show to give his thoughts on the major leaps we've already taken as we get closer and closer to hitting the road in our RV full-time.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

Click here to join the Living Unconventionally Facebook Group.

 

To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 4, 2016

In part 2 of my interview with Joe and Kait we talk about how they are already bringing in their first bit of revenue in their recently launched blog and YouTube channel, and the role that product reviews play in their monetization strategy.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

Click here to join the Living Unconventionally Facebook Group.

 

To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

May 2, 2016

In part 1 of my interview with Joe & Kate, we talk about their transition from working in the corporate world to now traveling around the United States in their RV.

We talk about how they find places to camp, their moments of regret and doubt, the moment they realized everything had all been worth it, how they run their buisness from the road, and how the transition has been for their dog.

 

To find links to the things mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

Click here to join the Living Unconventionally Facebook Group.

 

To sign-up for email updates on all things Living Unconventionally, just text FREEDOM to 444999.

Apr 29, 2016

In solo episode I give three MAJOR life-changing updates on our unconventional journey of selling almost everything we own to travel the United States in an RV.

To find links to the things mentioned in this episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

To entered into the giveaway for a chance to win a FREE copy of Chis Guillebeau's new book, Born For This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do just signed up for my email list by texting FREEDOM to 444999. Entries will only be accepted until 11:59pm EST on April 30, 2016. The winner will be chosen at random and the shipping address must be in the continental United States.

Apr 27, 2016

Dale, of Gopher-Baroque and Dharma Pharm, and I continue our conversation and discuss how he went to owning multiple homes at one time to nearly losing everything to now using multiple income streams to fund his travel lifestyle.

To find links to everything mentioned in today's episode, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

To be entered for a chance to win a FREE copy of Chris Guillebeau's new book, Born for This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do just sign-up for my email list by texting the word FREEDOM to 444999. Entries will be accepted until 11:59pm EST on April 30, 2016. The winner will be chosen at random and the shipping address must be in the continental United States.

Apr 25, 2016

Dale Cody has traveled to 30+ countries and today we're going to talk about some of those travels; including the time he almost died in a Thai hospital! We also talk about his upcoming 1,500+ mile kayak trip along the Trail of Tears water route, and the websites he uses to help plan his travels.

 

Find links to all of the resources mentioned in today's episode in the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.


To be entered to win a FREE copy of Chris Guillebeau's new book, Born for This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do just sign-up for my email list by texting the word FREEDOM to 444999. Entries will be accepted until 11:59pm on April 30, 2016. The winner will be chosen at random and the shipping address must be in the continental United States.

Apr 22, 2016

In this episode I do another listener spotlight, give a quick update on our unconventional journey, and read off some of my current favorite motivational quotes.

To find the images for the quotes and a link to the incredibly powerful motivational video I discussed, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

Join my email list by texting "Freedom" to 444999 to be entered into a giveaway for a chance to win a FREE copy of Chris Guillebeau's new book, Born For This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do.

The winner will be chosen at random and their shipping address must be in the continental United States. Entries will be accepted until 11:59pm on April 30, 2016.

Apr 20, 2016

In Part 2 of her interview, Dell discusses her documentary project about the Cherokee Trail of Tears, her tips for telling your own story, her advice for aspiring freelancers, what we should really be using social media for, and the one project she did that helped her accomplish almost all of goals she set for herself at the time.

You can find links to everything we mentioned in today's episode in the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

Enter to win a FREE copy of Chris Guillebeau's new book, Born For This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do by signing up for my email list before Midnight EST on April 30, 2016. The winner will be chosen at random and the shipping address must be in the continental United States. Sign-up by clicking here or texting "FREEDOM" to 444999.

Apr 18, 2016

This week's guest is Dell and she talks about how being a journalist to her core helps her connect with people in a other traveler's can't, why she isn't a good employee, the documentary she is making, why she hates hotels and where she stays instead, her tips for female solo travelers, and the time she was stuck on the ocean in a typhoon while seven months pregnant.

Subscribe to my email list by Midnight (EST) on April 30, 2016 to be entered to win a FREE copy of Chris Guillebeau's new book, Born for This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do. 

(The winner will be chosen at random and must be in the continental United States.)

Links to everything mentioned in today's episode can be found in the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.


Apr 15, 2016

I spotlight a new listener, discuss the Living Unconventionally Facebook group, provide an update on our current dilemma regarding our mission to sell (almost) everything own and travel the United States in an RV, and announce how you can win a FREE copy of Chris Guillebeau's new book, Born for This.

 

To find links to everything mentioned in this episode, check out the shows on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

To sign-up for my email list, text FREEDOM to 444999.

 

Apr 13, 2016

In Part 2 of my interview with Shelly and Al from Sell All Your Stuff and Shine Socially, we talk about both of their websites, and the various ways they make money to fund their travel lifestyle; including affiliate links, e-books, social media management, house sitting, speaking engagements, and sponsored experiences.

 

To find links to everything mentioned in today's episode, including the Living Unconventionally Facebook group, visit the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

To stay up-to-date on all things Living Unconventionally, join my email list by texting FREEDOM to 444999.

Apr 11, 2016

In Part 1 of their interview, Shelly and Al from Sell All Your Stuff, talk about minimalism, landing house sitting gigs, offsetting the cost of flights, staying at a sloth rescue, and much more!

 

To find links to everything mentioned in today's episode, visit the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website.

 

To join the Living Unconventionally email list, click here or text the word FREEDOM to 444999.

Apr 8, 2016

In this solo episode, I provide a potentially devastating updated on our journey, start a new Listener Spotlight segment, and announce an upcoming contest where you can win a free gift!

For more details and links to everything mentioned in the show, check out the show notes on the Living Unconventionally website

 

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