52 minutes | Oct 29th 2020

MTP12: How to Overcome Fear By Traveling with Mike Corey of Fearless and Far

Mike Corey never backs away from an adventure, no matter how strange it may be. As a Canadian adventure travel YouTuber and BBC television host, Mike has been traveling the world for eight years. He is on a global quest to challenge fear by seeking unique experiences in weird and wonderful destinations around the world. Mike aims to inspire others to fight their fears by plunging headfirst into beautiful, unknown locations and participating in undocumented cultural celebrations.  With a degree in Marine Biology and a talent for breakdancing, Mike worked as an award-winning filmmaker before creating his own YouTube channel - Fearless and Far. Mike knows how to craft a compelling story with entertaining action and cinematic flair, but his greatest strength is breaking down cultural barriers and connecting with locals worldwide.  In this episode of The Millennial Travel Podcast we discuss:  Mike Corey’s story of being shy growing up and how he is now a successful Youtuber, television host, and traveler. How to overcome fear of traveling. How to push yourself outside of your comfort zone. What is more risky, skydiving or driving a car? What it’s like traveling during a pandemic? The risks and moral obligations as a Canadian traveler.  Why supporting local tourism is so important in places where the economies rely on it. How Mike Corey chooses destinations to visit. The Millennial Travel Podcast Rapid Fire Questions:  Craziest thing Mike Corey has ever done?  The Bulls of Fire Festival (Tultepec Toros) in Mexico Craziest food Mike Corey has ever eaten?     Etag in the Philippines  What is the most off the beaten path place Mike Corey has traveled to?  Mauritius, Africa  What kind of camera does Mike Corey recommend for travelers?  Sony A7iii What kind of carry on does Mike Corey bring?     Peak Design Bag with a lifetime warranty Where to travel in Canada? Gaspé, Quebec Magdalen Islands (Îles de la Madeleine), Quebec Where to travel in the United States? Neptune Memorial Reef, Florida Resources:  Fearless and Far on YouTube Mike Corey @fearlessandfar on Instagram The BBC Travel Show  His course: The War on Fear Bootcamp You can find all the links and past show notes on millennialtravelpodcast.com Direct support for The Millennial Travel Podcast comes from The Millennial Travel Guidebook: Escape More, Spend Less, & Make Travel a Priority in Your Life... and from our new USA hiking and camping trips at Under30Experiences!
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