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After a trip to Thailand in 2005, Matt decided to quit his job, finish his MBA and head off into the world.  What started out as a one year trip has turned into a 7 year journey in which travel has defined his life. Here are some of the highlights from our conversation 

  • Making radical identity shifts through incremental steps
  • A look at the early start of Matt's travel writing career
  • Why long term travel doesn't have to be expensive 
  • The highs and lows that come with long term travel
  • Why the hardest step in any journey is the first one
  • How to find adventure outside your front door
  • The difference between vacation and travel culture
  • The personal growth that comes from long term travel
  • Why being a voracious reader is so essential to your writing
  • How to significantly improve your writing through editing
  • Why you must make your stories must about the reader 
  • The Importance of having impeccable standards 
  • The difference between perfection and progress
  • Living like a local when you travel 
  • A look at the writing process for Matt's Book 
  • The 8th grade view that can inform your writing

 

A professional traveller since 2004, Matt not only documents his travels but also helps explain how you can also live a life of travel. He is the author of How to Travel the World on 50 dollars a day and runs the travel blog Nomadic Matt

 


Originally aired almost 3 years ago.


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