How to Travel Around the World for $1500 w/ Wandering Earl

by / ⠀Podcast / May 17, 2022
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Being a digital nomad isn’t easy.

How does one afford a life of constant travel?

Derek Baron aka Wandering Earl,  has been traveling the world since 1999 and started with just $1500 in his pocket.  His original plan was to backpack around Southeast Asia for three months before returning home to begin a career.

Almost 6,000 days on the road and 93 countries later, he’s one of the biggest travel bloggers in the world, a successful affiliate marketer, and has his own tour company.

Derek’s lifestyle serves as inspiration to anyone who yearns to see the world. Through his blog he uses his own experiences to prove that long-term travel does not have to be a crazy fantasy. Some of those experiences include:

  • Living in Romania
  • Learning spanish in Mexico
  • Working on cruise ships for income while traveling the world
  • Acting in a Bollywood TV show while living in India
  • Getting kidnapped for 3 days in Bangladesh

Listen in for tips on blogging, writing, being authentic, creating good travel habits, and making money online.  Wandering Earl also shares some crazy stories like the time he got kidnapped in Bangladesh.

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About The Author

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is Co-Founder of Under30Experiences, a travel company for young people ages 21-35. He is the original Co-founder of Under30CEO (Acquired 2016). Matt is the Host of the Live Different Podcast and has 50+ Five Star iTunes Ratings on Health, Fitness, Business and Travel. He brings a unique, uncensored approach to his interviews and writing. His work is published on, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Huffington Post, Reuters, and many others. Matt hosts yoga and fitness retreats in his free time and buys all his food from an organic farm in the jungle of Costa Rica where he lives. He is a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers.


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