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The Global Travel Conspiracy

The Global Travel Conspiracy

This is not your typical travel show. Gary Arndt has been traveling non-stop since 2007 and has visited over 100 countries and all 7 continents. Listen to Gary as he shares stories from the road and talks to some of the most interesting people in the world, on a wide array of topics.

  • Friday, May 27th
  • Episode 43 - The Broad Abroad

    43:51
    Paula Froelich is the former editor of Yahoo Travel and the personality behind A Broad Abroad. We talk about her trips to places such as Afghanistan and Mongolia and why she finds travel to be so important. http://www.abroadabroad.com/
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  • Friday, May 20th
  • Episode 42 - Traveling to the North Pole

    46:39
    Lee Abbamonte returns this week and we talk about his recent trip to the North Pole. He explains how he did it, how much it costs, and difficulties he experienced along the way. We also compare getting to the North Pole with his trip to the South Pole. http://LeeAbbamonte.com
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  • Friday, May 6th
  • Episode 40 - Language Hacking

    52:46
    Benny Lewis is the Irish Polygot. For over a decade he has traveled around the world learning different languages. We talk about language learning, how he got into language learning, and he new language hacking courses on Spanish, Italian, French and German. http://www.fluentin3months.com/
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  • Friday, April 29th
  • Episode 39 - The National Park Service

    30:08
    2016 is the 100th anniversary of the US National Park Service. This week I talk about the history of the NPS, some national parks which are no longer, and my personal quest to visit every national park in the United States.
  • Friday, April 15th
  • Episode 38 - Responsible Travel

    46:34
    Jamie Sweeting is the President of the Planeterra Foundation and the VP of Sustainability at G Adventures. We talk about the nature of responsible travel and ways which the tourism industry are increasing their sustainability.   ================================
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  • Wednesday, April 6th
  • Episode 37 - A Safety Message

    18:14
    Back from Ethiopia, I wanted to share and experience I had there which could have ended badly. Everything worked out in the end, but it really brings home the issues of safety, preparation and having insurance when traveling.
  • Monday, March 28th
  • Episode 36 - Live From Ethiopia

    01:12:54
    Recorded live in Mekele, Ethiopia. I have a round table discussion with the other travelers I've been with in Ethiopia: Robert Reid, Jim Benning, Kim Mott, Jessica Parker and Monica McCarthy. ================================
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  • Friday, March 18th
  • Episode 35 - India, Ethiopia and Q&A

    45:13
    This week it is just me. I talk about my recent trip to India, my upcoming trip to Ethiopia and I answer your questions.
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  • Friday, March 11th
  • Episode 34 - Adventures Both Big and Small

    47:13
    Alastair Humphries is one of the great adventures of the 21st Century. He has cycled around the world, rowed across an ocean, and walked across a desert. He is also an author and public speaker who was named National Geographic's Adventurer of the Year in 2012. We talk about some of his great adventures, how everyone can create their own microadventures, and about his latest book, Grand Adventures. http://www.alastairhumphreys.com/
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  • Friday, March 4th
  • Episode 33 - Canada's Adventure Couple

    50:23
    Dave Bouskill and Deb Corbeil are the couple behind thePlanetD.com, one of the most popular travel blogs in the world. We talk about how they got started traveling, how it saved their marriage, and how they grew their blog to become one of the most popular in the world. http://theplanetd.com/
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  • Friday, February 26th
  • Episode 32 - The World's First Travel Blogger

    51:09
    Jeff Greenwald is an author and travel writing who has been writing about the world since 1979. He is the author of 6 books, is the executive director of EthicalTraveler.org, and does a one man show called "Strange Travel Suggestions" where he tells stories from his travels. On this episode we talk about how he became the world's first travel blogger back in 1994, is work on compiling the list of the most ethical travel destinations, and his role as the official oral historian of Burning Man.
    http://enter-magazine.com/
    http://ethicaltraveler.org
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    http://bestofsfsolo.com/
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  • Friday, February 12th
  • Episode 31 - The Frugal Gringo

    52:01
    Seth Kugel has been writing the Frugal Traveler column at the New York Times since 2010, a position he recently stepped down from. He is also the on-air personality behind the popular Amigo Gringo YouTube channel. This week we talk about how he got into a career in travel writing, and making the transition from traditional media to YouTube star.
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  • Friday, February 5th
  • Episode 30 - Leveling Up

    44:58
    Steve Kamb is health and fitness expert and a world traveler, who recently released his new book "Level Up Your Life". We talk about how he began his quest, the role which travel plays in any adventurous life, and how to stay healthy on the road. We also manage to talk about video games.
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  • Friday, January 29th
  • Episode 29 - Muench Workshops

    01:00:47
    Marc Muench and Andy Williams are partners in the Muench Workshops which do photography workshops around the world. We talk about how their business started and, teaching people photography, and what how they select the destinations for their workshops. We also go through and talk about many of their favorite places to photograph.
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    http://www.marcmuench.com/
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  • Friday, January 22nd
  • Episode 28 - Kosovo and the Balkans

    44:54
    Larissa Olenicoff is an American who visited, and then later decided to live, in the small Balkans country of Kosovo. She has traveled extensively in the region and visited all of the Balkan Countries. We talk about what made her decide to move to Kosovo, and we also go through each of the Balkan countries.
  • Friday, January 15th
  • Episode 27 - The Most Magical Place in the World

    47:57
    Lou Mongello is a former attorney who followed his love of all things Disney, moved to Orlando, and created the most successful Disney podcast in the world. We talk about Disney, tips and tricks to traveling to Disney World, and other Disney theme parks.    
  • Friday, January 8th
  • Episode 26 - Exploring the Three Poles

    46:47
    Eric Larsen is an adventurer and explorer who is one of only 20 humans to have been to the North Pole, the South Pole and have climbed Mount Everest. We talk about his expedition, what goes into planning and preparing for an expedition, and what his plans are for the future. http://www.ericlarsenexplore.com/   ================================
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  • Friday, January 1st
  • Episode 25 - 2015 Year End Travel Roundtable

    01:24:07
    This week I did something special for the year end show. I gathered four of my friends who are also experienced world travelers to talk about their 2015 travels: Jodi Ettenberg, Shannon O'Donnell, Audrey Scott and Daniel Noll.
  • Friday, December 25th, 2015
  • Episode 24 - Bruce Poon Tip

    53:44
    Bruce Poon Tip is the founder of G Adventures and a best selling author. Over 25 years he grew G Adventures from college credit card debt, to the largest adventure travel company in the world. We talk about how he started the company, how it persevered through its greatest crisis, what the company does different, and what it expects to do in the future. http://gadventures.com/ ================================
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  • Friday, December 18th, 2015
  • Episode 23 - Johnny Jet

    52:00
    John DiScala (aka Johnny Jet) is a good friend of mine who has been providing travel tips and advice on-line to the public for almost 20 years. We talk about how he initially had a fear of flying, and he gives his tips for getting affordable hotels and flights around the world. http://JohnnyJet.com ================================
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  • Friday, December 11th, 2015
  • Episode 22 - Photography, Travel and Wine

    51:39
    Bob Holmes is my guest this week. Bob is one of the world's greatest travel photographers. His work has appeared in National Geographic, Time, Life, and many other travel magazines. He has also been named Travel Photographer of the Year by the Society of American Travel Writers a record four times. We talk about how he got started in travel photography and the state of travel photography today. http://www.robertholmesphotography.com/ ================================
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  • Friday, December 4th, 2015
  • Episode 21 - The Travel Camel

    52:33
    Shane Dallas is my guest this week. Shane is an Australian who has spent the last 1,000 days traveling around the world, visiting some of the least visited countries in the world. I talk to him from Kenya about his trips to Ethiopia, Somaliland, Kurdistan and Ethiopia. http://www.thetravelcamel.com/
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  • Friday, November 27th, 2015
  • Episode 20 - Thanksgiving Potpourri

    14:18
    A short episode this week. I give a brief update about what has been happening with me and talk about the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and how it effects travel. ================================ Follow Gary Online: Twitter: http://Twitter.com/EverywhereTrip/ Instagram: http://Instagram.com/EverythingEverywhere/ Facebook: http://Facebook.com/EverythingEverywhere/
  • Friday, November 13th, 2015
  • Episode 19 - Photographing the Polar Regions

    44:46
    Paul Teolis is an award winning, Toronto based photographer who has spent the last several seasons as a staff photographer on the G Expedition as it explored the Arctic and Antarctic. We talk about how he went from a career as a Hollywood animator to a photographer, what to keep in mind when exploring the polar regions, and what to expect when you visit. http://FieldandScreen.com https://twitter.com/paulteolisphoto ================================ Follow Gary Online: Twitter: http://Twitter.com/EverywhereTrip/ Instagram: http://Instagram.com/EverythingEverywhere/ Facebook: http://Facebook.com/EverythingEverywhere/
  • Friday, November 6th, 2015
  • Episode 18 - The Man Who Wrote The Book On Travel Writing

    42:56
    Don George is one of the most prolific travel writers in the world. He has written for National Geographic Traveler, Lonely Planet, BBC, Salon and many other outlets, He was also the travel editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. He recently released his first book of his own travel writing: The Way of Wanderlust. We talk about how he began his career as a travel writer, the act of travel writing, and the current state of travel writing. This discussion took place on location in Fort Lauderdale, FL. http://www.don-george.com/ https://twitter.com/don_george ================================ Follow Gary Online: Twitter: http://Twitter.com/EverywhereTrip/ Instagram: http://Instagram.com/EverythingEverywhere/ Facebook: http://Facebook.com/EverythingEverywhere/
  • Friday, October 30th, 2015
  • Episode 17 - 3 Daughters, 2 Years, 1 Boat

    51:54
    Paul Bennett is the CEO and Founder of Context Travel, a company which runs experiential walking tours in 37 cities around the world. 2 years ago he, his wife, and three daughters began a two year voyage through the Caribbean and across the Pacific Ocean. During that time he managed to run his global company from the deck of his boat. We talk about the origin of his company and the lessons he learned sailing with his family. http://ContextTravel.com ================================ Follow Gary Online: Twitter: http://Twitter.com/EverywhereTrip/ Instagram: http://Instagram.com/EverythingEverywhere/ Facebook: http://Facebook.com/EverythingEverywhere/
  • Friday, October 23rd, 2015
  • Episode 16 - The Minority Nomad

    39:51
    Eric Prince is man behind MinorityNomad.com and is currently attempting to become the first African-American to visit every country in the world. This week we talk about traveling as an African-American and what role race place in travel.
  • Friday, October 9th, 2015
  • Episode 15 - Live from Puerto Varas, Chile

    27:30
    This week I attended the Adventure Travel World Summit in Puerto Varas, Chile. I spoke to Shannon Stowell, the president of the Adventure Travel Trade Association and to Chris Chesak, the Executive Director of the Family Travel Association. http://www.adventuretravel.biz/ http://familytravel.org/
  • Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
  • Episode 14 - Questions & Answers Volume 2

    39:08
    This week I answer your questions about: travel safety, camera lenses, how I work on the road, monopods and how long I stay in a place.
  • Friday, September 25th, 2015
  • Episode 13 - A Man Called Spud

    49:48
    Spud Hilton is the travel editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. We talk about a wide range of things travel including carry on bags, the state of travel writing and his recent trip to Australia. http://blog.sfgate.com/travel/ https://twitter.com/SpudHilton
  • Friday, September 18th, 2015
  • Episode 12 - North Korea

    48:55
    Jordan Harbinger is my guest this week. He's been to North Korea four times and runs a company which helps arrange tours to the country. He is also the host of the popular Art of Charm podcast. http://theartofcharm.com/ http://www.howtogotonorthkorea.com/
  • Friday, September 11th, 2015
  • Episode 11 - Polar Bears and Penguins

    35:04
    This week's I talk about my recent trips to two very different parts of the world: Northern Labrador and the Galapagos Islands.
  • Friday, September 4th, 2015
  • Episode 10 - Africa, Africa and More Africa

    01:07:19
    This week's guest is Francis Tapon who is 2 years into his 4 year trip around Africa. During that time he has worked his way overland from Morocco to South Africa, visiting every African country along the way. We talk about what he encountered in each country and the trials and tribulations of overland African travel.
  • Friday, August 28th, 2015
  • Episode 9 - It's A Wild Wild Wild Kingdom

    51:45
    This week my guest is Stephanie Arne who is the host of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. Stephanie has been traveled around the world working with animals and wildlife. Today she is a television host and public speaker who educates people about the natural world around them.
  • Friday, August 21st, 2015
  • Episode 8 - Food and Law

    50:35
    This week my guest is Jodi Ettenberg who left her job as an attorney in New York to travel around the world and pursue her love of food.
  • Friday, August 14th, 2015
  • Episode 7 - 6 Years On The Road

    46:15
    This week my guest is Shannon O'Donnell. She has been traveling around the world full time for over 6 years and is a published author and public speaker. She was also named a National Geographic Traveler of the Year for her work with volunteering around the world.
  • Friday, August 7th, 2015
  • Episode 6 - 400,000 Miles A Year

    58:05
    This week my guest is Ben Schlappig, who is an expert on frequent flier programs and lives on the road in hotels around the world. We discuss how he got into the frequent flier hobby, the recent article on him in Rolling Stone and tips for travelers looking to save money.
  • Friday, July 31st, 2015
  • Episode 5 - Questions and Answers, Volume 1

    51:10
    This week I answer your questions about travel, photography and life. If you would like to have your question answered on the show, please follow me on Facebook where I'll be collecting questions for my next Q&A show.
  • Friday, July 24th, 2015
  • Episode 4 - The Time I Bumped Into Diana Nyad Swimming in the Florida Keys

    44:20
    This episode I'm flying solo. I talk about the trips I've had this summer to the Florida Keys, Austin, San Diego, Virginia and Ohio. I also talk about landing on a nuclear aircraft carrier and bumping into Diana Dyad while swimming in the Florida Keys.
  • Friday, July 17th, 2015
  • Episode 3 - The Man So Nice They Named Him Twice

    45:54
    This Episode's guest is Chris Christensen. Chris has been podcasting for over 10 years on his podcast: The Amateur Traveler. He has also been my co-host on This Week in Travel for 6 years. We talk about how he got into podcasting and how he has been able to travel while working a full time job.
  • Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
  • Episode 2 - Every Single Country In the World

    58:07
    This Episode's guest is Lee Abbamonte. Lee is the youngest American to have visited every country in the world. He is also a regular contributor several cable news shows. We talk about some of the most interesting places he has visited as well as what it takes to get there.
  • Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
  • Episode 1 - Chester Arthur's Pants and a Blue Clarinet

    52:52
    This Episode's guest is Robert Reid. Robert is the Digital Nomad for National Geographic Traveler and the former US editor for Lonely Planet. The discussion covers a wide array of subjects from presidential pants to his recent project to take clarinet lessons on the island of St. Lucia.

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