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Ep 57: Don’t Go Back to Sleep: How to Live Without Regrets

10/2/2018
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This is a tough one for Kari and Kelly. They recently lost a dear internet friend, Jodi Cullen, at the age of 40 to breast cancer. Jodi was a digital nomad and a bright light who inspired so many people in her too-short life. This episode is dedicated to her memory. Jodi’s death has the ladies thinking about how to live without regrets. Taking risks, living intentionally, and having integrity are all discussed. Kari and Kelly don’t have all the answers about how to live your life without...

Duration:02:24:08

Ep 56: How to Become a Digital Nomad

9/17/2018
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As fans of the Workationing podcast already know, Kari and Kelly huge advocates of the digital nomad lifestyle. The ladies have used their ability to work remotely to travel the world, knock countless items off their bucket lists, and generally live a more intentional and fulfilling life. However, being location independent isn’t all sunshine, rainbows, and killer shots for Insta. In this episode the gringas are keeping it very real about the fact that becoming a digital nomad takes a lot...

Duration:03:38:25

Ep 55: Kelly Lost 100 Lbs!

8/27/2018
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It’s been a long road, but in the last year and a half your gringas have lost — we shit you not — almost 140 pounds. And Kelly has lost over 100 of that on her own. Both Kari and Kelly are loving this new healthier version of themselves and are proud of everything that they’ve accomplished, however, as they reflect back on the process it’s definitely a little bittersweet. The ladies discuss the traumatic life events that lead to the weight gain, struggling with body dysmorphia, the...

Duration:02:34:18

Ep 54: Relationshit Part IV: The Aftermath

8/13/2018
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After the releasing the Relationing Thrillogy, Kari and Kelly got TONS of letters from listeners who wanted to weigh in with their thoughts as well — and they decided to read some of their faves out loud. The ladies heard from a listener who has been on 93 Tinder first dates (the gringas were shook), a listener who is exploring polyamory as solopoly person, and they even read a letter calling them out for being a bit hypocritical. (Hey, a good point is a good point.) Kari and Kelly also...

Duration:02:48:34

Ep 53: Relationshit Part III: When to Walk Away (and When to Run Away Screaming)

7/24/2018
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In the final chapter of the Relationshit trilogy, Kari and Kelly talk about when to walk away from a relationship...and when to run away screaming. When you’re a person of a certain age, should you settle at some point? When do you know when it’s time to hit the “tap out” button, whether that means staying or going? If you don’t have a shared vision of the future, it might be time to go. See also: if you’re not sexually compatible or the chemistry just isn’t there. What happens when...

Duration:03:08:42

Ep 52: Relationshit Part II: Dating in the Digital Era

7/13/2018
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In Part II of the relationshit series, Kari and Kelly talk about dating in the digital era...starting with the decision to try online dating in the first place. Kari admits to her shocking history of internet dating (she’s a real O.G. on that front), and the ladies talk about Tinder strategies, first date escape plans and seeing your ex and his new wife post FB photos in front of the Christmas tree you bought years ago. The Gringas also have you covered on some strategies to make your Google...

Duration:03:58:21

Ep 51: Dating in Your 30s (and Beyond) – Welcome to the Thunderdome, Bitch!

7/4/2018
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The ladies are finally making good on their promise to talk about relationshit, and in this ep they cover all aspects of dating in your 30s (and beyond). Everything is on the table, incuding exes and sexes, financial differences, dating with (or actively without) kids, sexual compatibility, age gaps and the “what if” relationships that failed along the way. The reality of dating while getting older (wait, is that my biological alarm I hear going off in the not-to-far distance) is hitting...

Duration:05:22:12

Ep 50 - There Is No Spoon: Overcoming Mental Blocks

6/9/2018
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Kari and Kelly have been working hard to launch their new training program for aspiring digital nomads. Along the way they’ve been having lots of discussions with people about the mental blocks that keep them from moving forward toward their goals, and they’re beginning to notice a pattern. From getting stuck in bad habits to grappling with imposter syndrome, there are a lot of mental landmines to maneuver around when you’re making a big change in your life. The ladies tackle the most...

Duration:02:41:40

Ep 49 - Depression, Breakups, Expatting and Getting Ma’med While Naked

5/14/2018
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In the Giant Catch-Up, Part 2 the ladies dig into how they caught a major case of the winter blues. Business is booming, which required travel to San Diego and Edinburgh, Scotland...where the ladies holed up in their AirBnb and binge-watched Outlander. Both Kari and Kelly experience breakups, and faceplant off of the keto diet and into gaining a weird amount of weight in a very short period of time. Expatting and integrating into Dutch society proves to be more challenging than the Gringas...

Duration:01:49:19

Ep 48 - The Giant Catch-Up, Part I

4/26/2018
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Life can come at you fast, and the ladies have been busy with business, expatting to Amsterdam, conferences and travel. In this episode, Kari and Kelly catch you up on what they’ve been up to. There’s some Catskills cabin action (thanks, Jackson!), a long road trip (for Kelly), Kari heads to Cape Town to cage dive with sharks and taste wine in South Africa with her boyfriend (spoiler alert: they break up). The Gringas talk about moving to Amsterdam – Kari spends the holidays there, while...

Duration:02:52:14

Ep 47 - The Suzannah Weiss Interview

3/26/2018
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As usual, the gringas are actively recruiting for the International Girl Squad, and in this episode Kelly is talking to writer and fellow digital nomad, Suzannah Weiss. Suzannah is a contributing editor for Complex and Teen Vogue, and her writing has been featured everywhere from Glamour to Vice to The Washington Post. Suzannah’s writing has taken her all over the world as she explores questions of sexuality. She’s done everything from go to clothing optional resorts to orgasmic meditation...

Duration:01:37:21

Ep 46 - Keeping it Weird in Amsterdam (Part 2)

3/21/2018
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In this episode, things get weird. Kari throws a surprise party that fails on multiple levels, Kelly goes on a date with an emotional con artist, and the ladies talk about their upcoming return to the United States. It looks like Workationing is going to become a real business, and the ladies are considering incorporating...in the Netherlands. Two lawyers and a team of Dutch accountants later, the Gringas are trying to figure out if Amsterdam should become their new home base. Subscribe...

Duration:01:55:17

Ep 45 - Keeping it Weird in Amsterdam (Part 1)

3/21/2018
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After a short hiatus to catch up on new business, Kari and Kelly are back – and have quite a few stories to share from the 2.5 months they’ve been in Amsterdam. Kari goes to Paris and Barcelona with the guy she’s been seeing, and the ladies knock out two bucket list items: seeing a sex show and captaining a boat through the canals. The Gringas get a few visitors, too: Kelly’s friends Sarah and Tim come to visit, and the ladies also play host to Suzannah Weiss, a prolific sex and...

Duration:00:55:41

Ep 44 - Gringas in a Strange Land 2: The Dutch-ening

1/26/2018
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Kari and Kelly are settling into their new digs in Amsterdam, and loving life on the canals. However, the culture shock factor is more than they bargained for. It turns out that even outside of Latin America, your girls still feel very much like gringas After finally figuring out that the extremely fancy spot two doors down is actually a gym, Kari and Kelly sign up to work on their fitness. The staff, however, is none too pleased with their insistence on wearing their yoga pants in off...

Duration:01:38:28

Ep 43 – We Made it to Amsterdam (And the Tinder Game is FIRE!)

1/17/2018
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After leaving Prague early, the ladies are posting up in Amsterdam for at least two months...assuming they ever get into their new apartment. Pro travel tip: if you’re going to be digital nomad-ing, look for rental agencies that cater to expats. You’re going to save 50% on monthly Airbnb rental fees this way. The ladies get to find out how European and American banking systems differ, and that difference keeps them in a hotel for several extra days. The Tinder game out here is on fire, and...

Duration:01:31:50

Ep 42 – We Made it to Prague! (And Now We’re Leaving)

1/9/2018
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Kari and Kelly are finally getting to their European leg of Workationing – and they’re kicking it off in Prague (or actually, the hellish airport in Frankfurt, Germany). After missing their connecting flight and getting to spend an extra 8 hours touring the airport lounges in Frankfurt, the ladies arrive at their Airbnb in Prague, Czech Republic. As usual, things don’t go to plan. Due to “hot water issues” at the Airbnb they’d originally rented, they find themselves staying in the projects...

Duration:01:40:31

Ep 41 – Leaving Las Vegas and the Liberty Movement

1/2/2018
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Kelly and Kari have arrived in Prague, and now that they’ve had some time to reflect on their experiences at FreedomFest (and the experience of others – they received dozens of messages from other women in libertarianism outlining similar experiences with misogyny). Ultimately, Kari decides that she can no longer be part of a movement that tolerates disrespecting women to such an extensive degree. After 15 years in the liberty movement, it seems like a big decision – but it’s definitely...

Duration:01:52:34

Ep 40 – What Happens at FreedomFest in Vegas (Doesn’t Stay in Vegas)

11/14/2017
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Kari and Kelly are in Las Vegas for the FreedomFest conference, which apparently draws quite the male chauvinist crowd. The ladies detail their experiences at the conference – both Kari and Kelly were approached by different men at the conference, who asked the ladies to prostitute themselves. One man is the president of a libertarian think tank (he offered to fly Kelly to exotic locations in exchange for sex), the other is a fairly large donor (he asked Kari if she’d like to be his escort...

Duration:02:27:07

Ep 39 – Desert Road Trip to Bury our Dear Friend Dom (Bucket list #8-9)

11/7/2017
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Kari and Kelly are back from hiatus and coming in hot from the Paris hotel and resort in Las Vegas – they're in town for FreedomFest, a libertarian conference. In this episode, the ladies talk about about two bucket list items they crossed off on the way there: road tripping from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and burying their dear friend Dom in the desert. The ladies rent a fancy car, and inspired by the movie Fandango (starring THE Kevin Costner), they get a shovel and start digging a hole in...

Duration:01:51:09

Ep 38 – We Lost 105 Pounds!

9/18/2017
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In a time and place when you can lose weight from anywhere, two ladies in their mid-to-late 27s have decided to – and so far, Kelly and Kari have lost over 100 pounds this year (combined). The ladies have received many emails about their weight loss journey, and in this episode they talk about how they managed to lose the weight equivalent of a chubby fifth grader. Kelly’s about to get a full feature in Women’s Health for her efforts! Traveling the world while working as digital nomads,...

Duration:02:00:28