Interviews with entrepreneurs who actually have free time to travel. Real location independent digital nomads. Tips on how to start your own online business and how to live the 4-hour workweek you've dreamed about. Check out http://www.TravelLikeaBossPodcast.com for show notes, bonus videos and photos!

William McGuire is a digital marketing nomad from Ireland who built most of his technical skills by himself. He even learned designing apps through watching YouTube videos. He believes that life is like a game. Whenever you do what you said you would do, you level up!

This is an amazing episode that talks about a lot of stuff about being location independent. He shares his quest as a nomad, leaving Ireland and traveling the world. He recounts his journey in Thailand, Taiwan, Bali and Gran Canaria where he lived and worked as a digital nomad.

 

Links:

Twitter

The8760.com

 

Discussed:

Ep 163 - Wicklow Way in Ireland & Tomato Fights in Spain

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time stamps:

02:17 – Ireland to America

3:48 – All about Ireland

8:11 – The Irish people

14:43 – Coming to Ukraine

15:44 – Online searching hack

17:59 – Digital marketing nomad in Ukraine

19:10 – The Course launch

28:56 – The 12-week project

33:27 – Ireland to Taiwan

35:09 – Freelancing

36:40 – Building skills on your own

44:28 – Preparing for the worst

49:24 – Age vs. Goals

52:43 – Creating apps in China

56:12 – Thailand vs. Bali

01:00:21 – Gran Canaria

 

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Johnny FD will be sharing all the key travel hacks that he learned during his last 10 years of traveling. You’ll be able to travel with zero stress and truly enjoy your experience. 

On this episode, Johnny gives an emphasis on one of the most important parts of traveling – THE PACKING. He shares some tips on how to minimize your luggage and bring convenience to your travel. He also gives tips on what to bring and what not to bring for an easier and happier trip. If you are often stuck in the dilemma of packing, then make sure you listen to this episode.

Link:

JohnnyFD.com - Follow the journey of a location independent entrepreneur

Discussed:

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time stamps:

02:19 – First three key travel tips

08:06 – What backpack should you use?

12:13 – The best size of a back pack

18:11 – Rolling duffel bags

20:32 – Packing cubes

23:02 – More travel hacks!

30:24 – Ideal weight to bring with you

 

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One of the few female travel bloggers to visit Ukraine, Amy Butler shares her experience in this amazing yet undiscovered country in Europe. She is a certified English teacher who is on a mission to travel and see the world.

Having a female expat on the show, we get to hear a new perspective on what it’s like to work and live in Kiev, Ukraine. She talks about the quality of life in the country as well as the downside of it. She also talks about Ukrainian people, their attitude, and their culture. This brief conversation gives a bigger picture on why Ukraine is one of the best places to visit.

 

Links:

Thewayfarersbook.com

Facebook

Twitter

Twitter

 

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time stamps:

03:00 – Subway system in Ukraine

05:51 – The Expat community in Ukraine

10:04 – Language barrier

16:56 – Why she chose to travel Ukraine

17:45 – Safety in Ukraine compared to the U.S.

23:06 – Cost of Living

28:50 – The downside of Ukraine

29:30 – Health care in Ukraine

31:04 – The dating world

41:03 – Booming of IT and online businesses

44:00 – The undiscovered Europe

47:38 – Truth about Ukrainian people

 

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Have you ever met an entire family of nomads? Ka Sundance proves to the world that traveling with a family of eight is not a burden but a wonderful and gratifying experience. He gives people one less excuse to travel and start a location independent life. With his wife and six kids, they were able to travel to 3-4 countries each year and live a life of purpose and freedom.

This episode tells their story on how they manage to travel around the world despite the size of their family. You'll learn how their lifestyle started and why it is better to travel as a family than to travel alone.

 

Links:

Thesundancefamily.com

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

LinkedIn

YouTube

 

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time stamps:

02:32 – How it all started

4:18 – Air travel expenses

5:49 – Travel Hack: Coming to the airport 3-4 hours early

9:33 – Traveling with the family versus traveling alone

17:35 – Building a community of family travelers

23:41 – Becoming vegan

30:48 – Why not root in one country longer

33:49 – Benefits of online businesses to nomads

35:31 – How he manages the travel expenses

47:53 – Traveling light for 8 people

57:06 – Reality and mentality of other people

 

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From digital nomads to entrepreneurs, Derek Pankaew and Eric Lafleche share their journey on how they come up with the idea of the Flexr, the world’s first foldable, travel-friendly pullup bar. Having been traveling around the world themselves, they were able to create a unique product that could allow travelers to do pullups wherever they are, whenever they want.

On this episode, they talk about the concept of the product and the marketing strategies they used in creating an impact. They also talk about the failures, the plights and the challenges they had to overcome for the product to finally be ready for its launch. Be the first ones to buy the Flexr and enjoy a super discounted price!

 

Link:

Travelpullupbar.com

 

Discussed:

Ep 99 - Moving to Austin,  $30k a Month from TeeSpring, Saving on Taxes and Amazon FBA

Ep 135 - New York Corporate Employee to Chiang Mai Digital Nomad

Ep 158 - Travel Hacks, Life Advice, and Leveling Up

Ep 46 - Freedom Fast Lane with Ryan Daniel Moran, Zen Active Sports, Creating Products on Amazon, eCommerce

Johnny's Guide to Ukraine: Kiev, Odessa, Lviv, and Chernobyl
Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time stamps:

13:22 – Corporate life in New York

18:03 – NY versus Austin: Digital Entrepreneur Community

21:42 – The idea behind Flexr bar

25:57 – Struggles in launching the business

32:49 – Taking an idea into the next step

39:47 – Learning the basics in launching a product

44:18 – The launch of the Flexr

50:00 – Marketing plan for Flexr

57:06 – How Kickstarter helps in marketing

 

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Can’t get enough of Ukraine? Xiaohui Wang a.k.a “X” is the founder and CEO of Essence of Email, an online marketing agency specializing in email marketing for eCommerce stores. He left his corporate job in San Francisco, booked a one-way ticket to Thailand, and started a location independent business.

On this episode, X brings us to the charming place of Kiev, Ukraine. He talks about the lifestyle to expect and what your money can buy you. You'll find out why it's a perfect destination for tourists and digital nomads who love to travel and work at the same time.  By the end of this show, you'll want to pack your bags and visit yourself!

 

Links:

Essenceofemail.com

x@essenceofemail.com

 

Discussed:

Johnny's Guide to Ukraine: Kiev, Odessa, Lviv, and Chernobyl

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time Stamps:

01:21 – One-way ticket to Thailand

02:54 – Nomad Summit and Conferences

05:37 – Becoming a Digital Nomad

07:28 – What drove him into this business

11:32 – Traveling lifestyle and mentality

16:53 – Winter: The downside of Kiev

21:16 – Reasons why people visit Kiev

24:04 – Prices vs. Value

28:20 – Co-working spaces in Kiev

30:36 – Expenses: Food and Transportation

35:44 – Currency in Ukraine

41:48 – His location independent business

55:06 – Bank stability in Kiev

59:06 – Staying in Ukraine

 

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Want to know if Ukraine is worth traveling? Ryan Murfield tells the story of how he joined the Peace Corps, a volunteer program run by the US government, to travel for free. Having the dream to travel but with no money, he embarked on this journey and found himself in an amazing place – Lviv, Ukraine. 

On this episode, Ryan talks about his 27-month quest as part of the Peace Corps and how his life went on in a small village in Ukraine. This time, he went back to Lviv, not as a volunteer but a tourist, to explore more of this wonderful place. Without a doubt, Ryan found himself falling in love with Lviv.

 

Links:

Johnny's Guide to Ukraine: Kiev, Odessa, Lviv, and Chernobyl

Trip Streak - Smarter Travel Search

 

Time Stamps:

05:23 – The start of Ryan’s travel journey

06:12 – Applying for Peace Corps

08:09 – What is Peace Corps

09:45 – Responsibilities of Peace Corps

10:45 – Being part of the Peace Corps

19:47 – Learning the Ukrainian language

25:03 – Ukrainian food

27:34 – 2-year stay in Lviv, Ukraine

33:03 – Transportation in Lviv, Ukraine

38:14 – Perks of seeing Lviv, Ukraine: Restaurants, Food, and Costs

46:19 – Why is it cheap in Lviv, Ukraine

50:12 – Secret-themed restaurants

01:01:48 – Why is Lviv, Ukraine a great place to visit

 

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Johnny FD will reveal 7 key travel tips that will enhance your travel experience. He will provide ways to meet like-minded people while traveling alone and how to join free walking tours in Berlin. You’ll enjoy hearing about his adventures in Ireland, Berlin, Germany, Ukraine and the lessons learned along the way.

Links:

Ep 163 - Wicklow Way in Ireland & Tomato Fights in Spain
Ep 164 - Leaving Ireland, Adventures of Digital Nomads

Dropshipping from China with AliExpress

Johnny's Guide to BERLIN, Germany

Johnny's Ultimate Travel Guide to Thailand

Johnny's Guide to Ukraine: Kiev, Odessa and Chernobyl

Coworker.com


Time Stamps:

01:39 - Ireland in the Summer

02:32 - Hiking the Wicklow Way

03:48 - Affiliate World Berlin

06:52 - Traditional Germany

09:15 - AirBnB side income

10:59 - Affiliate World Europe Shopify & Dropshipping

13:23 - The alternative graffiti walking tour Berlin

21:41 - Meeting people in unfamiliar cities

23:56 - Thailand travel advice

30:18 - Staying in Europe long term

33:42 - Traveling Ukraine

38:18 - Coworking spaces pros/cons

40:00 - Visiting Poland

 

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Have you thought about traveling Ireland? Sam Marks joins the show the talk the 160 km walk across Ireland over the past week. You’ll hear about their crazy journey through Wicklow Way as they raise money for kids to have playgrounds in Cambodia.  

In this episode, Sam will talk about how he ended up stuck in the middle of nowhere with no food, water, or a backpack. He’ll also talk about the power of nature, flying business class, and living a flexible lifestyle. Listen to the end to hear his future travel plans.

 

Links:
investlikeaboss.com/sam
Coworker.com

Discussed:
Wicklow Way: An Epic 8 Day Hike Through Ireland YouTube
Ep 163 - Wicklow Way in Ireland & Tomato Fights in Spain
The Wicklow Way: Walking and Hiking Ireland from Dublin
Playgrounds for Kids



Time Stamps:

01:30 - Walking 160km across Ireland
05:19 - The Wicklow Way nature
08:11 - Buying land in Ireland
12:34 - Stuck in the pouring rain
22:14 - Why are we walking across Ireland?
23:28 - P.S. I Love you
26:22 - Waiting for a bus that never came
31:37 - Getting help from local police
33:34 - Bringing nature into our lives
38:19 - Living a flexible lifestyle
38:54 - Flying business class
43:15 - Leaving baggage in Barcelona
46:29 - Affiliate World & network events
48:17 - Building playgrounds in Cambodia
50:24 - Sam's travel plans


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Have you ever thought about walking across Ireland? Fabian Lorson joins Johnny FD And Sam Marks on a hike through the Wicklow Way to raise money in order to build playgrounds for underprivileged kids in Cambodia. 

During the show, Fabian will share all the exciting travel adventures he experienced with Sam over the years. You’ll hear about the beautiful scenery and food Ireland has to offer while they explain the ups and downs of the first few days through the mountains.

 

Links:
Gofundme.com/playgrounds4orphans

Time Stamps:
02:11 - Business class flying in Europe
05:37 - Carrying minimal luggage
08:30 - Best underwear in the world
11:10 - Climbing the Acropolis of Athens
12:07 - Work permit in Australia
15:06 - Largest tomato fight in the world
16:58 - Largest water fight in the world
19:01 - Sam Marks as a low budget traveler
24:01 - Excellent wine and good parties
26:10 - Charity walk across Ireland
30:37 - Delicious Irish food and drinking Guinness
41:25 - Traveling as kids
44:38 - After 40 km of hiking
55:05 - Funding traveling as a student
56:23 - Lessons learned from walking across Ireland

 
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