The World Wanderers-logo

The World Wanderers

Media & Entertainment Podcasts >

More Information


United States




The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida

This week on the podcast we are off to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida and we're taking you with us! On this episode, we take you on our weekend adventure to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We visited Diagon Alley, drank Butterbeer at the Leaky Cauldron, rode the Hogwarts Express to Hogsmeade, bought a wand and practiced magic, shopped for Hogwarts gear, drank more Butterbeer, rode the rides through Gringotts and Hogwarts and saw a light show on the castle at...


2018 Year in Review

Since this will be the last podcast episode of 2018, we are continuing our tradition of looking back on the past year and reflecting on our travels, our highs and lows, and everything in between. We start this episode with a brief overview of where 2018 took us, including Mexico, Panama, Canada, and the US. We talk about the highlights of this past year, including living in Mexico City, visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, hanging out with friends in Charleston, and hiking at Lake...


Travel Photography, Travel Hacks & Budgeting with Anna Mazurek

This week on the podcast we are joined by Anna Mazurek. Anna is a freelance travel photographer, a digital nomad, an author, and an expert on travel hacks and budgeting. Anna joined us all the way from Chiang Mai, Thailand to share her travel story and how she became a successful freelance travel photographer, as well as tips for aspiring travel photographers. She also shares how her travels went from part time to full time, and how she has been able to save money and live debt free on an...


From Rock Bottom to Digital Nomad with Heath Armstrong

This week on the podcast we are joined by Heath Armstrong! Heath is an Amazon FBA expert, the brains behind the motivational products such as the Sweet Ass Domination Deck, and the founder of Rage Create. Heath has a really inspirational story - he was on the conventional path working a job that he didn't love, and after hitting rock bottom, he decided he needed to make a change in his life. In that process, he left the country for the first time, he started traveling more and meeting...


Traveling as a Couple

This week on the podcast we are talking about traveling as a couple! We've been traveling together since 2011, and have spent the last 7 years backpacking around the world, working and traveling, moving to different cities, and taking vacations. We've had a ton of great experiences together, and we've also learned a lot about what it takes to successful travel with your partner. On this episode we cover what we've learned about traveling together and how it's improved our day-to-day life at...


Summer Recap & Upcoming Travels

This week on the podcast we are joining you from our mobile studio (ie. Amanda's car!). We recap our 5 months in Canada over the summer, including what we've done, where we've been, and some of our top highlights. We share our adventures in Canmore, Ottawa, Lake O'Hara, and Charleston, as well as some of our favorite hikes from the summer. We also give an update on where we'll be over the next couple of months. We're starting with a trip to the southern US, including Nashville, Chattanooga,...


Ricky Shetty on Traveling with Kids & Digital Nomad Life

Ricky Shetty is the founder of Daddy Blogger and Digital Nomad Mastery. He has been traveling since he was in his 20's and traveling with his wife and 3 young children for over 2 years now. He joined us all the way from the Philippines, where he is currently based, to talk about life as a full-time traveler, life as a digital nomad, and what it's like to travel with kids. On this episode, we talk about Ricky's travel story, tips for traveling with kids, what it's actually like to be a...


Travel Q&A: Your Questions Answered!

This week on the podcast we are answering YOUR questions! We asked our private Facebook community what travel questions they had for us and answered a number of them on this episode. We talk about how we plan trips and why we choose to go places, how to make sure we have wifi everywhere in the world, getting jobs abroad, if and when we're ever going to settle into a permanent home, dealing with language barriers, unique cultures we've experienced, and more! Enjoy! You can check out our...


Oaxaca, Mexico

This week on the podcast we are off to Oaxaca, Mexico! Oaxaca is located in southern Mexico and was our last stop on our Mexican adventure. After we moved out of our apartment in Mexico City we made our way down to Oaxaca where we spent 10 days eating, exploring, and enjoying the city. On this episode of the podcast we talk about why we went to Oaxaca, what we did there, what we ate, some of the most popular things to do that we didn't get a chance to do, what it's like being in Oaxaca, why...


Ray Blakney on Travel, Living in Mexico & Live Lingua

This week on the podcast we are joined by CEO and founder of Live Lingua, Ray Blakney. Ray joined us all the way from Queretaro, Mexico to share his story of growing up living around the world, traveling to Mexico in the Peace Corps, and starting 3 language schools in Mexico. Ray shares how the business, Live Lingua, went from being a brick and mortar teaching only Spanish to an online business teaching students from around the world 11 different languages. He shares what it's like to run...


Acapulco, Puebla & Tulum, Mexico

This week on the podcast we are off to Acapulco, Puebla & Tulum, Mexico. First up, Acapulco! We went to Acapulco for a conference and to celebrate Amanda's 29th birthday. We did something a little bit different for this trip and stayed at a resort. If you listen to the podcast a lot, you know that we usually stay in AirBnb's. It was fun to switch things up and to have a resort experience and a relaxing beach vacation in Acapulco. Next up, Puebla! Puebla is only 2 hours from Mexico City and...


Celebrating 4 Years of The World Wanderers!

On August 6, 2014 we released the very first episode of The World Wanderers podcast, and this past Monday marked our 4th anniversary... or as Amanda more affectionately likes to say, The World Wanderers 4th birthday! So, we decided to do a special episode to celebrate podcasting for 4 years! On this episode, we reminisce about how we got started with the podcast, and how the show has evolved as we have over the last 4 years. We share some of our favorite interviews, moments we would change,...


San Miguel de Allende, Guadalajara & Ajijic

This week on the podcast we are continuing to share about our winter in Mexico! After visiting Merida, we took a trip to San Miguel de Allende for Christmas. Soon after that, we went to Guadalajara and Ajijic to visit Jake and Michelle from Retired Toddlers. In this episode, we share what San Miguel, Guadalajara and Ajijic are like, the pros and cons of each, what we did in each place, some of our highlights, as well as our thoughts on going back. We talk about why we wouldn't go to San...


Traveling Africa & Living Abroad with Chantal Patton from Growing up Without Borders

Chantal Patton, her husband, and their 3 girls set out on a 5 week trip to Europe that has lasted 5 years! Since leaving their home in Canada, they have based themselves in Switzerland and traveled to over 90 countries around the world while working remotely and homeschooling their kids. Their most recent trip took them throughout Africa and they traveled through countries like Mozambique, Samaliland, South Africa, Tanzania, Malawi, and many more. On this episode of the podcast, Chantal...


Merida, Mexico ft. Food Fun Travel, Foodie Flashpacker & Travel Lemming

This week on the podcast we are continuing to share our Mexican adventures! The first weekend trip we took in Mexico was to visit friends in Merida, Mexico. Prior to being in Mexico, we had never even heard of Merida, and we were pleasantly surprised when we visited. Merida is in the Yucatan state of Mexico, and it's know for it's cute historic center, amazing food, and cenotes! We had 3 days to explore Merida, and on this episode we share what our experience was like in Merida. We also...


Living in Mexico City

This week on the podcast we are talking about Mexico City! We spent the last 7.5 months living in Mexico City and loved it. When people have been to Mexico City, they get it, but for others, they seem confused why we would choose to live there. Mexico City is easily one of the coolest cities in the world though, and quickly skyrocketed to the top of our lists for favorite cities we've been to! On this episode, we talk about why we decided to base ourselves in Mexico City, how we went about...


Falling in Love with Morocco & Starting a Business with Tessa Pinner from Broaden Goods

This week on the podcast we are joined by Tessa Pinner from Broaden Goods. Tessa has been traveling since she was young, and although she’s always loved to travel, she never expected to start a travel-inspired business. On a trip to Morocco 3 years ago, Tessa and her husband fell so in love with Fez that they decided that they wanted to bring products from Fez back to the United States. Their love of the people, culture, and products sparked the idea for what is now Broaden Goods. On this...


Tour Guiding and Travel Overload with Andy Steves of Weekend Student Adventures

Andy Steves grew up following his dad Rick Steves on his travel related work trips, spending two to four weeks a year in Europe while his dad updated guidebooks, created TV shows, and led tours. Initially pursuing a college degree in Industrial Design, Andy decided to shift his career focus towards travel based on his experiences during a trip he took to Europe after graduating high school, and realizing there was a niche for shorter term city tours for students studying abroad and on a...


Travel and Online Business with Meg and Tom of Food, Fun, Travel

Meg and Tom of Food, Fun, Travel met while working on a cruise ship after graduating from university. After Tom moved to Australia to be with Meg and the two tried the traditional 9 to 5 career path, they both decided it wasn't for them and that they wanted to travel full time and support themselves with an online travel business. Taking off for Asia with savings to carry them through for eighteen months and after the early success of an ebook, Meg and Tom poured themselves into building and...


Our Trip to Panama!

We decided to take advantage of the recent need to do a visa run and visit Central America, a part of the world that had always caught our attention but we hadn't yet made it to. Within Central America, we were drawn to Panama as we had heard great reviews and wanted to scope it out as a potential place to live in the future. After arriving in Panama City, we went straight to the domestic airport to catch a flight to Bocas del Toro, a popular backpacker destination. We managed to stay away...