EPoP 033: Landing a Dream Travel Job + Study Abroad Wisdom with Ryan Warner

Posted By Trav


Ryan Warner has done what many people dream of:

Landed a job in the travel industry that is not only fun and allows him to travel, but also provides stability and a “regular” lifestyle.

The best part?

The field he is in is actively looking for people because it’s a newer and lesser known industry.

Honestly, if I wasn’t running Extra Pack of Peanuts, this would be a dream job for me.

In today’s interview Ryan not only talks about how he got his job, but gives tons of tips on how you can do the same and provides a plethora of resources to check out.

If you’re someone who is looking wants to travel and help others do the same but with a dash of stability, this could be your new career!

In the second half of the interview, Ryan discusses studying abroad.

He breaks down the biggest myths around studying abroad and provides information on how students who want to study abroad can get up to $20,000 to do so.

Yep, that’s four zeroes.

If you’re a student interested in studying abroad, or you know someone who is interested in it (son, daughter, brother, friend, etc.), this podcast is filled with amazing resources and advice.

So there you have it…in less than 50 minutes Ryan will tell you how to land a dream travel job and get tons of money for studying abroad!

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In This Episode:

  • How Ryan found a dream travel job that no one really knows about.
  • Why Ryan’s field is actually easy to get in to.
  • How to crush an interview for a position in this field.
  • The salary and benefits someone should expect.
  • Qualifications vs. Experiences
  • Why Ryan’s job is like solving a puzzle.
  • The 4 main reasons to study abroad.
  • How you can study abroad in almost any country in the world.
  • The biggest myths of studying abroad.
  • How to get paid up to $20,000 for studying abroad.
  • The ISIC card and how it will save you tons of money.

And much more!

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  1. Eugene says:

    Aw man this brought back so many study abroad memories! Thank you both for the great interview.

    1. Trav says:

      @Eugene- No problem!

  2. Stephen Reid says:

    Loved the interview. To take it a step further, there are many university programs abroad that accept foreign students and have classes in English. If you enroll directly, they won’t charge you the tuition of your home university, making them dirt cheap. Check out Finland and other European countries–some even pay students a stipend while they are studying! If cost is an issue and you’re looking to go somewhere besides Europe, Latin America and Southeast Asia can be great options. Check out Maya Frost, who wrote “The New Global Student” who’s done great work on this.

    1. Trav says:

      @Stephen Reid- Wow, didn’t think of that. Even paying international student fees, I know my buddy who went to school in Canada paid less than he would have here in the States. Seems like the Maya Frost book could be a great resource. Thanks for the heads up!

  3. Thanks Ryan for invaluable information on how to land a dream travel job. My son’s into something like this, working for a Pacific resort. Now he’s seriously considering following your foot steps.

    1. Trav says:

      @Hamish Healys- Wow, that’s awesome. I’ll definitely pass the comment along to Ryan in case he hasn’t seen it!

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