Category Archives: Interviews

2.5 years, 33 countries, 209 beds: 2 Inspiring Women who dropped everything to travel the world

We, at Tripoto, are suckers for stories from the road. There is a certain joy we get while chatting with people who passionately share their travel experiences. This week we sit down for some travel talk with two amazing women, Aga and Iza (a.k.a The Hot Toddies). The Toddies, originally from Poland, met in the US and decided to take a whirlwind journey trying to cover every continent in one fearless shot. 2.5 years, 33 countries and 209 different beds later they had set foot on all seven continents. But the journey didn’t stop there. “Once you are a nomad, you will remain a nomad for life,” the Hot Toddies. Continue reading

”Travel Is All About Person-to-person Connections” States The World’s First Travel Blogger

Isn’t it amazing to have discovered a place that stays like a beauty spot in your life and generates a sense of personal belonging. Traveling demonstrates the beautiful paradox of stillness and motion where one is believed to get lost, following a story that is written to be read and inspire others.
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”I’m a digital nomad with no fixed address.” Insights from a Tech-savvy Globetrotter

In the midst of the crowd as you take a touristy walk around the city, you may notice someone with a heavy rucksack, curiously gazing eyes and a thirst to explore something new, a place or an idea that may not even be located on the map. A strange land triggers anxiety, which demands to be conquered and consequently procreates an amazing transition from moving around to be able to take root in a new place with like-minded people. Continue reading

Women push 8-pound babies out of their body. How’s that for toughness? says travel blogger, Annette

Rappelling to the depths of a cavern in Costa Rica, feeding stingrays in Caribbean, getting her hair pulled by monkeys in Honduras and swimming with whale sharks in Mexico, travel blogger, Annette, has undertaken some spine chilling adventure activities, and returned with a smile and plentiful stories.  Her blog, Bucket List Journey, has won numerous awards including the Independent Travel Blog Gold Medal Award by the North American Travel Journalists Association.  It is Annette’s fearlessness that makes her blog a must read for any travel enthusiast. Continue reading

How To Live A Life Of Travel – Travel Lessons By Dustin Main

‘’I think of travel like being a kid again.’’ Dustin Main’s skinny escape started as a young child, ricocheting from one insane adventure to another. Never realizing that soon the world he had definitely hoped to gollop will become a subset of his larger than life travel plans. As a serial entrepreneur and an extreme hiker, his love for high altitude is just as feisty and unique. Continue reading

“Pretty Women can rough it out on the road”: Insights from a Solo Woman traveler

Close your eyes. Yes. Now imagine a long term traveler. Yes. The kind that believes in spending years on the road. The kind with no plans of settling down.  A nomad. A vagabond. What do you see? A twenty-something in excessively baggy, worn-out shorts and facial hair that would give our beloved Hagrid a run for his money. Well, that’s what most of us will see. The stereotypical, unkempt, lost soul. Continue reading

“You don’t need to be rich to travel the World” : Insights from a World Traveler

This week Tripoto sits down with travel blogger and vagabond at large, Jonny Scott Blair for a chat about life as a traveler and blogger and where travel writing is headed. Jonny has been on the road for the better part of a decade and has left his footprints in over 80 countries on all seven continents. He left his home in Ireland with very little money and has managed to sustain 10 years on the road with a mixture of blogging about his travels and working odd jobs around the world. Read on for expert info. on how to keep the traveling dream alive and the art of imbibing the ‘Don’t Stop Living’ attitude. Continue reading