Travel Stories Podcast | Immersive, Inspiring & International travel stories of freedom and adventure from world travelers
About This Show
Weekly inspiring stories of freedom and adventure from seasoned travelers, backpackers and lovers of travel.
With entertaining and immersive travel stories, filled with experiences, personal growth and inspiration (on the backdrop of original orchestral compositions), and interesting interviews delving into the ins and outs of travel (travel tips, packing, budget travel etc.)- Travel Stories Podcast is a place for freedom, wisdom and experiencing the journey.
Most Recent Episode
S3E9: Digital Nomad Family - Paul Kortman with ‘Why You Should Never Trust Google Maps’
Many people share the same dream - the yearning to sell everything you own, buy an RV, and just drive. Just live, just be, and enjoy the freedom that comes with that nomadic lifestyle. Hayden lived that way as a child, and Paul Kortman lives that way now. He and his family of six live in an RV, traveling around America and Mexico, making Paul a veritable fountain of knowledge and wisdom when it comes to RV-ing. Paul visits Hayden to discuss his digital nomad lifestyle, how he decided not to settle and why he thinks nobody else should have to, and what the benefits of his nomadic lifestyle are. Paul also talks about how important it is to find a balance with those you travel with, and answers a few crucial questions one might have if they were thinking about becoming location independent. Paul also shares his story, titled “Why You Should Never Trust Google Maps,” which takes place in Mexico in his RV and features a 57-foot-long rig, a steep slope that might be a bit more than Paul and his RV can chew, and a Google Map that has no concept of just how impossible it will be for this rig to follow its directions. Becoming location independent is not an easy task, but Paul offers some helpful advice and ways of tackling the difficulties of his life. Though it was a long road to get to where he is now, Paul knows that making the decision not to settle was the best decision he and his family ever could have made. 0:43 - Hayden discusses the motor home he and his family traveled in when he was young, and how that led to a dream many people have had - where you can sell everything you own, buy an RV, and just driving, living, being, and the freedom that comes with it. 2:46 - Hayden introduces Paul Kortman, an avid RV-er who travels around America and Mexico with his family of six in an RV. Paul discusses maintaining positivity in your travels. 6:02 - Paul and Hayden talk about Paul’s digital