26
Aug

EPoP 054: One Person, One Community, One Nation with Kelly Will

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Can you fall in love with America?

That’s the question that Kelly Will asked herself when she decided to embark on a year long quest to visit every all 50 states. But here’s the kicker;

She couldn’t stay in hotels,

or hostels,

or camp,

or even sleep in her car.

She had to stay with real people living in the places she was visiting.

And those people had to be somehow related to her network by being either family, friends, or friends of friends!

Only 2 weeks after having the idea she set out to follow her dream. She had sold all of her belongings (except her car) to fund her trip and hit the road with almost no plan!

Kelly talks to us about the ups and downs of her journey, how a change of mindset is sometimes all you need, and, most importantly, about the amazing bonds that she formed with her 164 host families.

She also shares some of the ways that she cut down on her costs while traveling around the country with a weekly budget that may surprise you.

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In This Episode:

  • Some of the reasons Kelly undertook this journey.
  • The injury that pushed her really reexamine her life
  • What her biggest fear was for her trip.
  • How your mindset affects your happiness.
  • What kept her going, even when she fell like she was falling apart.
  • Some of the bonds she created during her travels.
  • How keeping that travel mindset at home can change everything.
  • Budget saving tips from her travels around the US.

and much more!

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