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Moore to Explore! A travel podcast featuring interviews with citizens and fellow travelers I meet abroad. The show also features reviews of restaurants, trails, parks, and music venues I have visited. As well as interviews with guides from different tour companies and a weekly audio diary about my travels called Pat Chats. (It's a travel podcast!) Check us out at mooretoexplore.com

Moore to Explore! A travel podcast featuring interviews with citizens and fellow travelers I meet abroad. The show also features reviews of restaurants, trails, parks, and music venues I have visited. As well as interviews with guides from different tour companies and a weekly audio diary about my travels called Pat Chats. (It's a travel podcast!) Check us out at mooretoexplore.com
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Moore to Explore! A travel podcast featuring interviews with citizens and fellow travelers I meet abroad. The show also features reviews of restaurants, trails, parks, and music venues I have visited. As well as interviews with guides from different tour companies and a weekly audio diary about my travels called Pat Chats. (It's a travel podcast!) Check us out at mooretoexplore.com

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English


Episodes

Travel Review - Lighthouse Park & Cypress Falls (a travel podcast!)

12/31/2018
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In this two for one episode I discuss what a great place Lighthouse Park is to watch the sunset, how busy I imagine the park to be in Summer, and why its great to hit both these short hikes in one day! I tell you a little about their Location in West Vancouver (north of downtown) and what to expect from these hikes.

Duration:00:21:57

Merry Christmas!! - A Special Holiday Edition - Pat Chats 12/25 (a travel podcast!)

12/25/2018
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A special holiday edition of the Pat Chat series. I rant about the "war on Christmas" and talk a little about my holiday traditions. I also reflect on my upcoming travel to Cuba and the stress that comes the last week before you leave for a long trip. I also get into packing strategies or in my case over packing strategies.

Duration:00:23:34

Coming Home - Reflections On My Canadian Adventure - Pat Chats 12/18 (a travel podcast!)

12/25/2018
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Adventures crossing the border, adjusting to life back at home, and an expedition to the Vancouver Aquarium on my final day in Canada. I cover this plus my reflections on travel Instagram culture and my own hypocrisy in the Pat Chat for 12/18/18. I also reflect on how it is important to always be evaluating your path and travel romances.

Duration:00:34:06

A Stormy Return From Vancouver Island - The First Ever Co-hosted Pat Chats - Pat Chat 12/12 (a travel podcast!)

12/25/2018
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During a bumpy and stormy ferry ride back from Vancouver Island my delightful co-host and girlfriend Anja Proske joins me to talk about our week on the island. In the Pat Chat for the week of 12/12/18 we discuss our road trip from Victoria up through Qualicom Beach and out to the beloved town of Tofino. We also dive into hostel life and some of the places we enjoyed staying on our travels.

Duration:00:20:06

Last Week In Canada - Finding Joy In Hard Work - Visits To Mt. Seymour And Lighthouse Park - Pat Chats 12/6 (a travel podcast!)

12/25/2018
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I look forward to my last week in the wonderful country of Canada, and talk about a snowy hike on Mt. Seymour and a frigid sunset at Lighthouse Park in North Vancouver. The Pat Chat for the week of 12/6/18 also covers my reflections on student life through the lens of my girl friends experience at UBC and my thoughts on the joy that can be found in hard work that engages you.

Duration:00:24:07

Travel Review - Cleveland Dam/Capilano River Regional Park (a travel podcast!)

12/19/2018
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The Cleveland Dam and Capilano River Regional Park are two gems of North Vancouver. The dam has been used in various television shows and offers a dizzying view down to the river canyon below. I talk about the dam and the many trails in the park in this travel review. I also dive into the famous Capilano suspension bridge and how much I love the view of the Lions Peaks that looks down on the reservoir above the dam.

Duration:00:21:07

Travel Review - Banff National Park (A Travel Podcast About Canada!)

12/17/2018
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Banff National Park possibly one of the coolest parks I have ever had the pleasure of hiking in. In this episode I discuss the awe inspiring peaks that make up Banff as well as why a trip in the off season might be just right. I also dive into a couple of the hikes and locations explored as well as the price advantages of staying outside the town of Banff.

Duration:00:44:09

Feeling Vulnerable About Creativity - A Return To The US - Pat Chat 11/28 (a travel podcast!)

12/2/2018
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I discuss the feelings of vulnerability that come up releasing any creative project and that I have felt as I get ready to release the podcast. In the week of 11/28's Pat Chat I also discuss returning to the US, what people around the world think of US border control and customs, Thanksgiving at a Denny's in Canada, and feeling patriotic.

Duration:00:20:32

Travel Review - Grounds For Coffee (A Travel Podcast About Vancouver BC)

11/29/2018
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Grounds For Coffee my favorite coffee house in Vancouver. In this travel review I talk about how Grounds for Coffee's claim of best cinnamon rolls in the world lured me in. I dig into the quality that makes a good cinnamon roll, how GFC lives up to the hype, and how their ambiance kept me coming back.

Duration:00:11:22

Work Exchange - The Way To Travel On The Cheap and a Beacon Of What Is Needed In Our Society? - Pat Chats 11/26 (a travel podcast!)

11/29/2018
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Work exchanges a different way to engage with travel and to live abroad. In Pat Chats for the week of 11/26/18 I reflect on the last day of my work exchange. I talk about the ways in which doing work exchanges has allowed me to travel for longer and cheaper, as well as the benefits of living and working in a place instead of just visiting it. I also dive into how the work exchange I did in Vancouver, to me really embodied more of what is needed in our world. Ways in which we can connect more...

Duration:00:42:14

The Bad Days In Travel - Learning to ride the good and the bad when traveling, and being in the moment - Pat Chats 11/14 (a travel podcast!)

11/29/2018
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Handling the bad days in travel and the struggle to stay in the moment. In the week of 11/14's Pat Chat I talk about how even when you're living your dream and traveling there are bad days. I ramble philosophically (I hope) about the nature of life, good & bad days, and my struggle to not always live in the future but to try to be in the moment. I also talk about how much I love passive work that I can maximum my time with by listening to language learning lessons, podcasts, and audio books.

Duration:00:47:41

Midterms Abroad! - Watching the American Midterms in Canada, Vancouver a Runners City, My Love of Pacific Spirit Regional Park - Pat Chats 11/07 (a travel podcast!)

11/29/2018
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In this weeks Pat Chat for the week of 11/07 I rant and rave about the American midterm election and what it was like to watch it with a bunch of Germans in Canada. I also dive into why Vancouver is such a great city for runners including one of its crown jewel parks Pacific Spirit Regional Park. Once again I talk about my love of work exchanges and how thankful I am for the business Work Away for making travel so much more accessible on a budget. (a travel podcast!)

Duration:00:31:39

Banff! - My Rantings and Ravings about Tim Hortons, Fall in Canada, and a road trip to Banff - Pat Chats 10/31 (a travel podcast!)

11/29/2018
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In the #patchats for the week of 10/31 I rant and rave about my love for fast food coffee chain Tim Hortons, re-falling in love with Canadian Fall, and my weekend road trip out to Banff. I dive into why the fall is the perfect time of year to visit Banff and why for some reason Tim Hortons doesn't feel like fast food. (a travel podcast!)

Duration:00:20:26

Coming to Canada! - Border Troubles and Work Exchanges - Pat Chats 10/24 (a travel podcast)

11/29/2018
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In the Pat Chat for the week of 10/24 I talk about my first week in Canada. I dive into my troubles coming over the border, my first few days doing a work exchange again and my reflections on that type of work, and what the future of the new Moore to Explore travel podcast will be.

Duration:00:22:35

Travel Review - Quarry Rock Hike/The Town Of Deep Cove (a travel podcast about Vancouver B.C)

11/29/2018
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In this travel review episode I talk about my trip to the town of Deep Cove in North Vancouver. I talk a little bit about my impression of the town both the good and the bad. I also review the VERY popular Quarry Rock hiking trail which is located just outside of Deep Cove. I break down how this hike ranks on the hierarchy of Canadian hiking, specifically in British Columbia and Vancouver. (A travel podcast!)

Duration:00:12:41

Canadian Cultural Exchange - a conversation with Annette Wilson Blair (a travel podcast)

11/29/2018
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In this episode I sit down with Annette Wilson Blair who was born, raised, and to this day lives in Vancouver B.C. Annette was my gracious host through the work exchange program workaway. We talk about how she has seen Canada and B.C. change over the years, what she loves about Vancouver, where she recommends tourists visit in her beautiful city, and her view on Canada's southernly neighbor my home country the United States. Annette was one of my favorite people I have interviewed for this...

Duration:01:29:02