Have Adventures On The Global Scavenger Hunt w/ Bill Chalmers

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Have Adventures On The Global Scavenger Hunt w/ Bill Chalmers

Joining me today is the winner of the 1989 Human Race, where he traveled 40,000 miles in 17 days, someone who was named “The World’s Greatest Traveler” by National Geographic Traveler in 2002, and who is the founder and Ringmaster of The Global Scavenger Hunt, Bill Chalmers from GlobalScavengerHunt.com

Today’s episode has been sponsored by our friends at Chase. Check out one of our favorite travel credit cards, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, by going to CreditCards.com/EPOP.

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Would you want to participate in The Global Scavenger Hunt? Would you do it more for fun or to win? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.

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In This Episode

  • 03:40 How Did This All Start
  • 11:40 What Keeps It Going
  • 16:20 This Biggest Changes
  • 22:40 What is The Global Scavenger Hunt
  • 34:45 Type Of People Who Participate
  • 37:55 Figuring Out The Hunt & Dynamics
  • 48:50 Would You Win?
  • 51:00 Keeping People Going & Competition
  • 59:25 How Long Does Planning Take?
  • 01:08:30 Costs To Participate & Spending During The Hunt
  • 01:17:00 Is There Going To Be a 2021 Event?

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Remote Working With A Global Career w/ Mike Swigunski

 

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Remote Working With A Global Career w/ Mike Swigunski

Joining me today is someone who has been traveling and working from the road for over 2900 days and who has visited 573 cities and 73 countries, Mike Swigunski from GlobalCareerBook.com.

Today’s episode has been sponsored by our friends at Chase. Check out one of our favorite travel credit cards, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, by going to CreditCards.com/EPOP.

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Are you interested in remote work? What is holding you back? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.

Check out the entire library of EPoP Travel Podcasts on Apple Podcasts.

In This Episode

  • 03:45 Counting Countries & Cities
  • 07:10 The City Of Spires: Prague
  • 16:05 Places Not Living up To The Hype
  • 17:50 Finding Jobs Overseas
  • 28:30 New Zealand Working Visa & Hitchhiking Adventure
  • 32:30 Finding Remote Work & Using Your Current Skill Set
  • 40:55 What Job Is Right For You & Pay Scales
  • 45:30 What Is The Competition Like?
  • 46:50 How To Stand Out From The Crowd
  • 53:20 Work/Life/Travel Balance
  • 56:10 Home Bases & Traveling From There
  • 59:50 Travel Mishaps

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Best Experiences – 2019 in Review

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Best Experiences - 2019 In Review

We return with the last episode of our 8 part Year in Review Series

Check out Part 1: Superlatives

Check out Part 2: Travel Stats

Check out Part 3: Best Meals

Check out Part 4: Best Coffee

Check out Part 5: Best Wine

Check out Part 6: Best Beer

Check out Part 7: Best Desserts

Each year there are always a handful of days that stand out.

Some of those perfect travel days that you couldn’t have planned in a million years, but that really stick with you, months later.

Today, Heather and I go through our top 10 experiences of 2019 spanning the globe from the Good Ole USA to Canada to the warmth of sunny Florida and gorgeous Croatia.

Thank you to Chase for sponsoring this episode of the podcast! Check out the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card by going to CreditCards.com/EPOP.

What were your favorite experiences of 2019? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!

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In This Episode

  • 05:40 Honorable Mentions
  • 06:35 A Flight Made The List??!!
  • 08:55 The Good Ole USA
  • 13:30 Ohhhh Canada
  • 17:30 NYE + A Wedding
  • 19:20 I Think I Am In Love
  • 24:00 Beach Experiences
  • 35:55 Pacific Northwest With Friends
  • 39:15 Epic Croatia
  • 46:40 Mountain Skiing
  • 52:20 The Sun Came Out
  • 56:15 Viva Mexico
  • 58:45 Our Number One’s

 

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Best Desserts – 2019 in Review

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Best Desserts - 2019 in Review

We return with Part 7 of 8 in our Year in Review Series

Check out Part 1: Superlatives

Check out Part 2: Travel Stats

Check out Part 3: Best Meals

Check out Part 4: Best Coffee

Check out Part 5: Best Wine

Check out Part 6: Best Beer

We love desserts, anything from ice cream to pastries, key lime bars to doughnuts…it all tastes amazing.

Everyone loves desserts, so we know you’re not skipping this episode!

Today Heather and I go through our top 8 desserts (16 total + 1 honorable mention) from 2019, from hometown to widely available to cities around the world, if it’s delicious, it’s on the list!

What was your favorite dessert of 2019? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!

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In This Episode

  • 03:50 Honorable Mention
  • 05:10 Starting Off With An Old Favorite
  • 07:50 Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 10:25 Keeping It Local
  • 14:45 Doughnut Crazed
  • 16:30 Portland Pride
  • 20:45 Ice Cream In Florida
  • 23:35 Number 3/2
  • 28:25 More Doughnuts
  • 32:25 Number Ones

 

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Multi Locations

Homemade

  • Key Lime Bar – Aunt Lynne

British Columbia

Colorado

Florida

Philadelphia

Oregon

Croatia

New Jersey

Maine

Vermont

 

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Best Beers: 2019 in Review

Extra Pack Of Peanuts Podcast Best Beers- 2019 In Review

We return with Part 6 of 8 in our Year in Review Series

Check out Part 1: Superlatives

Check out Part 2: Travel Stats

Check out Part 3: Best Meals

Check out Part 4: Best Coffee

Check out Part 5: Best Wine

2019 was a great year for beer!

Listen to hear our best beer experiences of 2019 and since Heather was pregnant for most of the year, Trav had to really step up and carry the “burden” of beer drinking for 2019. You can only imagine how distraught this made him (queue sarcasm).

What was your favorite beer or brewery of 2019? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!

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In This Episode

  • 05:30 Keeping It Local
  • 11:55 Colorado Love
  • 13:50 Bringing It Back Home
  • 16:25 Deliciousness In The North
  • 20:15 Portland Pride
  • 23:30 Number 1

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Oregon
Colorado
Pennslyvania
British Columbia

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Best Coffee: 2019 Year In Review

Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast Best Coffee- 2019 In Review

We return with Part 4 of 8 in our Year in Review Series

Check out Part 1: Superlatives

Check out Part 2: Travel Stats

Check out Part 3: Best Meals

We’ve decided to split up…coffee and wine into their own episodes. So this year in review will be an 8 part series instead of the normal 7.

Join us today as Heather shares her top 9 coffee spots from around the world in 2019.

What were your favorite coffee spots of 2019? If you get to hit up any of the places we list then please let us know @ExtraPackofPeanuts and snap a pic and hashtag it #EPOPSentUs!

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In This Episode

  • 08:05 Portland Representing
  • 10:50 Ohhhhh Canada
  • 18:55 East Coast Love
  • 21:50 Europe Does It Right
  • 27:25 Trav’s Picks

 

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Portland
Ontario, Canada
Biddeford, Maine
St. Petersburg, Florida
Split, Croatia
Philly

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