What does travel have to teach us? How does travel change us? Join host Becky Gillespie as she dives into these questions and shares travel stories from the road. The School of Travels is not just a podcast but a community where listeners can share their travel stories and get tips from fellow listeners in “The School of Travels” Facebook community.

Lesson 20: Taking the Plunge into Location Independence with Geography Professor, Biohacker, and First-Time Nomad Nathan Wright

For 10 years, Nathan Wright dreamed of getting the chance to travel for a long length of time again, like he had back in college for a summer in Austria. This summer, he finally achieved his dream of becoming 100% location independent and I caught up with him two months into his experience living life on the road at Coworking Bansko in Bansko, Bulgaria. In this podcast, we cover it all: from Nathan’s early days growing up on a farm in Kentucky to becoming a geography professor, biohacker, and cold river plunger (you’re going to have to listen to find out exactly what I’m talking about here). Nathan is a guy with a huge amount of curiosity about life and I think you will really appreciate the things he has to share with us. I think he will be future podcast host himself – you heard it here first!

Covered in this episode:

  • Nathan’s 10-year journey towards location independence
  • Biohacking tips including how to sleep better, intermittent fasting, and the importance of hormesis
  • Nathan’s packing tips for digital nomads
  • The difficulty of nomad relationships

Meet Nathan

Instagram: @slynate

Twitter: @slynate8

Nathan’s Biohacking Tips

Insight Timer – Nate uses this for meditation

How to Get Started with Ice Baths

Wim Hof Breathing Exercises

More on Wim Hof Breathing from Wim Hof himself

Wim Hof Breathing Tutorial

Nate’s Packing Tips

Berkey Filters

Deep Recovery Mini-Foam Roller

Nexstand Laptop Stand

The School of Travels Podcast

The School of Travels podcast interviews people in many different stages of their travel experience from taking their first trips outside of their hometowns to digital nomads who travel continuously. The series asks questions like: What inspires us to travel in the first place? Have a travel story that you’d like to share? Share it in the Facebook community or submit your story to The School of Travels!

Every week, Coworkaholic will be sharing an episode from The School of Travels. The post The School of Travels: Taking the Plunge into Location Independence was published on Coworkaholic, in partnership with The School of Travels podcast.

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