My podcast interview with Zero to Travel (1 Viewer)

Matt Derrick

Semi-retired traveler
Staff member
Admin
Joined
Aug 4, 2006
Messages
9,659
Location
Austin, TX
Website
youtube.com
Hey folks, just wanted to let the community know that the Zero to Travel podcast recently published their interview with me about budget travel and my book The Anarchist's Guide to Travel.

http://zerototravel.com/podcast/budget-travel-bonanza-matt-derrick/

You can stream the podcast at the link above, or download the mp3 file I've attached to this thread.

Reposting the article below for archival purposes.

-------------------------

Budget Travel Bonanza with Matt Derrick

img_1410_2007-05-16-768x576-jpg.42594


How can budget travel support and enhance your travel experience?

What is the top strategy for long term travel success?

Today you’ll hear all about extreme budget travel from my buddy Matt Derrick.

smokincuban-jpg.42595


He is the founder of Squat the Planet, the largest social network for misfit travelers. And he is the author of the new book, The Anarchists Guide to Travel- A manual for future hitchhikers, hobos, and other misfit wanderers.

Budget travel makes life interesting and fun in so many ways.

Tune In Now To Learn:
  • How to remove all travel costs if possible
  • Ways to experience life from a different perspective
  • How you can broaden your horizons
  • Why it’s good to be open minded and accepting of others
  • How to find ways to support yourself
  • The best ways to stay safe when squatting
  • One way to save money for your next travels
  • Best tips when dealing with the police
  • How to connect with people at a street level
  • Best tactics for shopping for gear
  • And so much more
Resources:
Want more Zero To Travel Podcasts? Head over to the archives now!
 

Attachments

Click here to buy the Anarchist's Guide to Travel!

MolotovMocktail

Subverting from within
Joined
Oct 15, 2013
Messages
866
Age
24
Location
Bellingham, WA
My favorite part is when you were talking about cops and the dude went on a whole thing about how "not all cops are bad" and how people are nervous around cops "for no reason" and you stayed completely silent. :p
 
OP
Matt Derrick

Matt Derrick

Semi-retired traveler
Staff member
Admin
Joined
Aug 4, 2006
Messages
9,659
Location
Austin, TX
Website
youtube.com
My favorite part is when you were talking about cops and the dude went on a whole thing about how "not all cops are bad" and how people are nervous around cops "for no reason" and you stayed completely silent. :p
i haven't listened to it yet but yeah i do remember that. jason is a really great guy, like super awesome, but we definitely come from different circles :D
 
D

Deleted member 20683

I deleted myself
awesome looking forward to it, a large part of my life lately is going on long walks listening to podcasts and i have been wishing there was a StP one...
 

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

About us

  • Squat the Planet is the world's largest social network for misfit travelers. Join our community of do-it-yourself nomads and learn how to explore the world by any means necessary.

    More Info

Support StP!

Donations go towards paying our monthly server fees, adding new features to the website, and occasionally putting a burrito in Matt's mouth.

Total amount
$70.75
Goal
$100.00

Monthly Goals

  1. Paying the Bills
    $50.00 of $50.00 - reached!
    The first $50 in donations go towards paying our monthly server fees and adding new features to the website. Once this goal is reached, we'll see about feeding Matt that burrito.
  2. Buy Matt a Beer
    $70.75 of $75.00
    Now that we have the bills paid for this month, let's give Matt a hearty thank you by buying him a drink for all the hard work he's done for StP. Hopefully his will help keep him from going insane after a long day of squishing website bugs.
  3. Feed Matt a Burrito
    $70.75 of $100.00
    Now that the bills are paid and Matt has a beer in his hand, how about showing him your love by rewarding all his hard work with a big fat burrito to put in his mouth. This will keep him alive while programming new features for the website.
  4. Finance the Shopping Cart
    $70.75 of $200.00
    Now that the bills are paid and Matt is fed, perhaps it's time to start planning for those twilight years under the bridge... if only he had that golden shopping cart all the oogles are bragging about these days.

Latest Status Updates

Wheat2020 wrote on Matt Derrick's profile.
I'mma cut to the chase: You don't call me what I consider to be a slur or insult, and I won't call you names.
You say I should love myself and have more self-confidence. You've got it all wrong. I love myself plenty, and I know for a fact that I am capable of doing incredible things, both good and evil.
You say fake it till you make it. I'm too honest for that. Instead I will have faith in myself, and act accordingly.
These new rules for the train riding forum are ridiculous. I've been on here for 5 ish years.
MFB wrote on Older Than Dirt's profile.
Just wanted to say you look waaay better in your new avatar pic. ;) You clean up nice!
Bent123 wrote on iamwhatiam's profile.
I read your story last month about working in Alaska. I got a job in Naknek this summer. Definitely can get how it felt like jail. I fear it's really going to feel that way with this virus. We can't go into town. I'm not very happy about that since it will limit my exploring. Yet I really need the opportunity right now. Anymore advice is much appreciated.
Anyone been to Thailand or know anything about Thailand? Going in September and have absolutely no plans yet, open to suggestions!
Cincy, somehow is full of kids last year or so, like it.
Last week i took some trains i ain't rode in a while. Sparks->elko->green river->cheyenne->denver->amarillo->belen
I did some really important tweaking of the navigation menu on StP today. It should be significantly easier for mobile users to get around :)
Anyone in Chicago?!? Just rolled into town, next stop Minneapolis

Members online

About us

  • Squat the Planet is the world's largest social network for misfit travelers. Join our community of do-it-yourself nomads and learn how to explore the world by any means necessary.

    More Info

Support StP!

Donations go towards paying our monthly server fees, adding new features to the website, and occasionally putting a burrito in Matt's mouth.

Total amount
$70.75
Goal
$100.00

Forum Statistics

Threads
25,534
Messages
235,492
Members
9,386
Threads in last 24 hours
4
Messages in last 24 hours
57
Members in last 30 days
893
Latest member
ravzworld