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EOCP #9: Sahan Weliwita – Perspectives From Growing Up and Living Around the World

December 13, 2017

“Destinations and landscapes aren’t a big thing for me…traveling has always been about visiting friends I’ve met throughout my life and establishing or maintaining the relationships.” – Sahan Weliwita   Listen on Apple Podcasts.   In this episode of the Edge of Comfort Podcast I talk with Sahan Weliwita during a return trip to Singapore. While some might dub Austin Powers the “International Man of Mystery”, this title is actually better suited for Sahan. Answering the question, “Where are you…

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EOCP #8: Sophia Iaquinta Part 2 – Packing Light, Creating Experiences, and Understanding Fears

December 5, 2017
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Just because you don’t know and aren’t familiar with it, doesn’t mean you should fear it…Try to understand how it’s different and what’s going on, because it’s normal to someone else. – Sophia Iaquinta   Missed Part 1 with Sophia? Listen here.             Listen on Apple Podcasts.   In this episode of the Edge of Comfort Podcast, Sophia Iaquinta (@smiaquinta) and I continue our discussion in Part 2. While you were introduced to Sophia in…

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EOCP #7: Sophia Iaquinta Part 1 – Exploring Myanmar and Different Cultures

November 28, 2017

You are listening to Part 1 of 2. Listen to Part 2.             Listen on Apple Podcasts.   Sophia Iaquinta On this episode of the Edge of Comfort Podcast, Sophia Iaquinta (@smiaquinta) joins us during her exploration of Myanmar. Originally from Nebraska, Sophia attended university in Minnesota to earn a dual degree in Nursing and Sociology & Anthropology. She stuck around Minnesota after graduation to work as a nurse in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) of…

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EOCP #6: Isa Lindberg – Working in Australia for a Year

November 20, 2017
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“Traveling alone is something you just have to do. When you’ve done it, you’ll realize that it’s not what you thought it would be like, and you’ll be fine with it…It’s such a good thing to do for your self-esteem and confidence. You will be a whole new person.” – Isa Lindberg             Listen on iTunes.   Work and Travel in Australia On this episode of the Edge of Comfort Podcast I talk with Isa…

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EOCP #5: Advice & Tips For Your Travels

November 13, 2017
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In this podcast episode of Edge of Comfort, we revisit snippets from the past episodes with Lars Feste, Theo Moon, Ryoji Yoshimura, and Aqeel Karim. Each snippet is a part of our conversation that offers a good piece of advice or tip for better traveling. If you have listened to all the podcasts already, fantastic! These are great reminders and pieces of advice to revisit. If you haven’t heard these yet, you will enjoy listening for the first time. Definitely…

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EOCP #4: Aqeel Karim – Adventures and Insights From Over 250 Days of Travel

November 5, 2017
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“I want to push myself to the limit, and this is what happens when you travel…When you travel, you appreciate what you’re doing. You get caught up in this traveling mode of, ‘Why not? Why can’t I go and do this?’ You start to get brave. You start to come out of your shell much more. That’s the beauty of traveling.” – Aqeel Karim In this podcast episode of Edge of Comfort I talk with Aqeel Karim (@muzzaabroad) from the…

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EOCP #3: Ryoji Yoshimura – Hosting 40+ Couchsurfers, Forming Global Relationships, and Life Changing Travel

October 29, 2017
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“I never thought I was going to travel two or three years ago…it just came up to me…it was some sort of instinct saying ‘Let’s do it. Let’s go for it.'” – Ryoji Yoshimura On this podcast episode of Edge of Comfort, I talk with Ryoji Yoshimura (@ryoji_o_yoshimura) while staying with him for a few days in Kitakyushu, Japan. Ryoji is a native from a countryside town called Tokushima, Japan. Since 2015, he has hosted over 40 travelers in his…

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EOCP #2: Theo Moon – Following Your Passions, Adopting a Pura Vida Mindset, and Life as a Former Extreme Introvert

October 21, 2017
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“We don’t have to stay the way we are. One of the most beautiful things about humanity is we can wake up everyday and choose what kind of person we are going to be.” – Theo Moon In this podcast episode of Edge of Comfort I talk with Theo Moon (@theo.moon.vs) about creating a passionate lifestyle around his love for music, travel, and writing. Dealing with expectations throughout his life to follow a typical corporate career track, he studied aeronautical…

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Japanese Lunch Tasting: Raw Whale Meat [Video]

October 9, 2017

With over 230,000 known species in our oceans, we have an incredibly diverse selection of seafood to consume. We eat tuna, eel, lobster, squid, and many other types of water-based life. But one creature is less popular among the average consumer because of availability and ethics. Whale. The stallion of the sea. Whale meat is not something I’ve ever considered eating in my life. This is due mostly to where my perceptions of eating whale originated from: Whale blubber: An…

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Lee’s Three: Quotes to Inspire Travel

October 7, 2017

In this edition of Lee’s Three, I highlight three of my favorite quotes to give you some travel inspiration. As I recently departed on my 9-month journey around Asia, I figured this was a fitting time to share these quotes. Hopefully these will help inspire you to take a trip you’ve been thinking about for some time. Inspiration is a funny thing and we’re not always sure where it comes from. I understand quotes are a bit cheesy, but the…

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