Travel Fuels Life show

Travel Fuels Life

Summary: The Travel Fuels Life podcast encourages, educates, and inspires you to put away the excuses and move forward into a life where you live your dreams of travel. During our weekly visits, host Drew Hannush talks with a wide range of travelers from solo adventure travelers, to family travelers, to digital nomads and even 9 to 5'ers that are finding a way to get out and experience the world. Join in on the fun and start living the life you know you want to live.

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 Danielle Desir | Being a Financially Savvy Traveler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:30

One of the most important resources to have at your disposal if you want to travel is money. This week, I talk with Danielle Desir of the Thought Card about setting a budget, gaming cheap flights, strategies for pulling the trigger on travel and dealing with debt. We'll also discuss: What is a financially savvy traveler? Financial role model Having a travel fund Travel Insurance Planning Dealing with student loan debt

 Susan Decoteau-Ferrier | GenX and Group Travel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:35

How does each generation's travel style differ? We all know Millennials are much more free spirited when it comes to travel and Baby Boomers are a bit more free to travel the more that retire. This begs the question, where do those who identify with the GenX years fit in? In this episode, we'll also discuss: - The GenXer's Travel Habits - First Solo trip into the Arab Spring - A more boutique way to group travel - Making friends within a group - What is adventure travel for Susan

 Sarah and Shannon | A Couple Making A Successful Travel Partnership | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:28

In the first couple of episodes, I've talked with travelers who are doing it on thier own. Today I'd like to introduce you to a couple I met at TBEX (Travel Blogger Conference) in New York that have learned how to use their individual strengths to start a great travel partnership. I'll talk with Sarah and Shannon Miduski of Obligatory Traveler about: The appeal of Panama Using Miles and Points Petting a Penguin in South Africa Where is the best ice cream? Bushwhacking

 Christopher Mitchell | From Toronto to Istanbul - the Ex-Pat Experience | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:45

I met Christopher on a bus ride and his life of travel through 79 countries and 5 continents fascinated me. In this episode I use this opportunity to talk with him more about his hometown and his experience living in Istanbul, Turkey. Here are some additional things we discuss: A multi-cultural Toronto How his love of travel evolved Christopher's growth as an Ex-Pat Playing hockey in Turkey Security concerns Find show notes at

 Joe Hackman | Doing a Road Trip in an Electric Car | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:26

Ever wonder how long it would be before you could seriously take an electric vehicle on a long road trip? So did I. But in this episode we talk to someone who has done it and done it in style. We'll talk with Joe Hackman, about: - Range fatigue (and planning for a 3000+ mile road trip in an EV) - Maintaining the battery - Auto-Pilot - Lessons learned - How long was Joe's longest day on the road? - How frequently recharges were necessary, how long to charge, and how to spend the time.

 Introduction to Travel Fuels Life and Host Drew Hannush | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:08

A slightly different way for you to get to know what Travel Fuels Life is all about. This off-beat episode turns the tables on me, the host, Drew Hannush. In this episode, my sister Colleen will take the lead as a guest host. Not many people know me better. And her therapy background makes her the perfect person for asking questions (actually, I had no idea what I was in for)!

 More With Female Solo Adventure Traveler Gabriele Marewski | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:07

In the second part of the interview with Gabriele, we cover a variety of subjects, including: A progression through Gabriele's journeys 2001 walking trip to India and Himalayas Making friends with a sheepherding family Anticipating the Continental Divide bike ride The process of planning for a 2 1/2 month journey Solo vs Group Trips and adjusting Russian Adventure via Florence, Italy For show notes and more, check out

 Meet Female Solo Adventure Traveler Gabriele | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:21

Many of us will be hesitant to step out of our comfort zone and travel solo. For 64-year old female solo traveler Gabriele, this has become a normal way of life. From walking The Camino in Spain and France, to a pilgrimage across Germany and the Czech Republic, or her solo biking adventures in Ireland and group travel in Madagascar, Gabriele will inspire you to step out of your comfort zone and take that journey you've always wanted to take. See show notes at


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