Summary: Interviews with the movers and shakers of the adventure travel industry.
An interview with Mark Mulvey where we talk all things Ireland.
This is an interview with Raj Gyawali who is the founder of Socialtours in Nepal. You can check out the company at https://www.socialtours.com.
This episode is an interview with the charismatic Island Jane. she shares the spirit of Aloha and how we should always be learning from one another. Jane offers ecotours throughout Hawaii as well as facilitates tours in Columbia. You can check out whats she up to and what she offers at http://www.islandjaneecotours.com .
This episode I interview Michael Hodgson who is a travel writer, photographer, story teller, and business owner. He started HI Travel Tales with his wife. You can check out what they are up to at https://hitraveltales.com . He has also authored many books related to the adventure travel/ outdoor world. You can review and purchase some of those at https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Hodgson/e/B000APK4M4.
In this episode I interview Dave Butler who is the director of sustainability at Canadian Mountain Holiday. He is also an educator with the ATTA and to make him even more interesting, a murder mystery writer. You can check out the CMH here: https://www.cmhheli.com and you can check out Dave's novels here: http://www.davebutlerwriting.com
In this episode I get to interview Emilie Hagedoorn who is the founder of Green Heart Tourism. We chat about responsible tourism and what the Ubuntu experience means. Visit http://greenhearttourism.com to learn more.
In this episode I get to interview John Tanzella who is the president of the IGLTA (international gay and lesbian association). John shares about his background in the travel industry as well as what the association is doing to help make travel for the lgtbq community safer and friendlier. If you want more information about the IGLTA or the convention that we talk about, visit their website https://www.iglta.org .
This episode is an interview with Wayne Dunlap who is the creator of Plan Your Escape. Wayne and his wife Pat have retired and spend their days traveling the world. Because they are such generous people, they created a blog to share tips and tricks about how to travel more on less money. All of the advise is free and you can check it out at http://unhooknow.blogspot.com . Wayne has such a positive outlook on this world that if you need a pick me up, this is the episode to listen to.
This episode is an interview with Brad Nahill who is the president of SEE turtles. Brad shares his background and how he got into conservation. Then he explains the threats that the sea turtles face and what is being done about it. To learn more about Brad or the organization go to seeturtles.org . Also, if you want to sign the pledge against turtle shell jewelry go to tooraretowear.org .
In this episode I interview Gregg Bleakney who is the founder of Where Next. We talk about his crazy bike ride from Alaska to the southern tip of South America and what he learned along the way both about the countries and himself. Then he walks us through his journey to become a world renowned photographer and videographer which is how Where Next began. Visit wheretext.com for more information.
In this interview I speak with Marcel Perkins who is the owner of Latin Trails. We talk about the diversity that Ecuador has to offer and the values of family and time. Marcel also shares some interesting information about restoration and reforestation. You can learn more about Latin Trails at latintrails.com
Happy Holidays! On this special episode I interview Jake, one of my senior writers at Adventure Writers. We talk about living abroad during the holidays. Happy New Year! adventurewriters.agency
In this episode I interview Chris Mackay, one of the co-founders of Crooked Trails. Chris shares so many stories about the kinds of things that they offer. We talk about human trafficking, building soccer fields, and traveling with family. Chris has such a good point of view when it comes to being able to experience all of the emotions associated with opening your world view. Visit crookedtrails.org to learn more about Chris and how you can be involved in their many meaningful endeavors.
In this episode I interview Jorge Perez who is the owner of Tierra Del Volcan. His company offers a variety of experiences throughout Ecuador, focusing primarily on the Cotopaxi region. Jorge explains his view on transformational travel and how it has more to do with your mindset than your location. Jorge also indulges my request to answer a little bit in Spanish. Visit tierradelvolcan.com to learn more about Jorge and the trips that he offers.
In this episode I interview Cory Lee, who is the blogger at curbfreewithcorylee.com . Cory was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy at the age of 2 and uses the aid of a wheel chair to get around. We talk about the challenges to traveling with a wheel chair and Cory shares some of his hilarious stories because of those challenges. If you have a travel company, or you know of someone who uses a wheel chair and likes to travel, then Cory is the perfect asset to reach out to.