Atlas Sliced

About this original series

Atlas Sliced is the ONLY travel web show serving up advice on how to live and work abroad. The goal of the interview-based show is to inspire, inform/educate, and motivate people to take action to fulfill their own travel dreams.

Episodes of Atlas Sliced

    • EPISODE SLICE #36: How Studying Abroad Shaped De...

      http://atlassliced.com Okay, so I normally don't post episodes on a Friday, but you're in for a treat today. Why? Guest Joel Goyette is on the show. He's an entrepreneur and designer from California who has spent a significant amount of time studying abroad. You're not only going to hear some ridiculously insightful words on his experiences overseas, but you're also going to hear about how his travels inspired him to create beautiful hardwood world maps. And guess what? He's giving away one of...

      • Release date
        Jan 11, 2013
      • Runtime
        19:21
    • EPISODE SLICE #35: Teaching English to Migrant W...

      Chiang Mai seems to be a hot spot with my guests. There are so many different types of volunteer and work opportunities there! Guest Hannah Cann is on the show today to talk about her experience teaching English to Burmese migrant workers at a free school in Chiang Mai to help them get their GED. Fun fact - "GED credential is accepted by Ministry of Education as high school equivalency." Who knew? Here are some highlights from the interview: - How she found the program through VIA (Volunteers ...

      • Release date
        Jan 8, 2013
      • Runtime
        24:27
    • EPISODE SLICE #34: A Look Inside the Life of a V...

      Pete Hillman, a veteran traveler who is a web designer and tour guide, is on the show today to talk about his life over the years living and traveling in different countries. He's all about encouraging people to "have a go" (British term) and see the world. On another note, I have been amazed by all the web designers I have met who are location independent. There are so many! Okay, back to the interview. Here are some highlights: - How Pete started traveling by hitchhiking around the world - H...

      • Release date
        Jan 3, 2013
      • Runtime
        21:37
    • EPISODE SLICE #33: Success Story of How a Design...

      http://atlassliced.com http://sparkpunk.com On today's episode slice, Alaskan turned Californian Zak Erving is on the show! He's a travel writer, a designer for books (+ other things), and a proponent of getting out and seeing this beautiful world. He'll be hitting the road and going full-time nomadic in 2013. Here are some highlights from the interview! - What sparked Zak's interest in travel - What kinds of stories appeal to him as a travel writer - How he plans to financially support himsel...

      • Release date
        Dec 20, 2012
      • Runtime
        18:32
    • EPISODE SLICE #32: The Power of Connections As a...

      http://atlassliced.com http://expatedna.com My guest today on Atlas Sliced is freelance writer Edna Zhou, who is a "serial expat exploring the world one city and one year at a time." She has lived and worked in China, Singapore, and now Paris doing a number of different jobs. Her writing positions have taken her all over the place, most notably to the London Olympics and to the Fifa U-17 Women's World Cup in Azerbaijan. She provides a great perspective on life abroad as an expat. Here are some...

      • Release date
        Dec 18, 2012
      • Runtime
        17:45
    • EPISODE SLICE #31: Career Breaker Ava Apollo Dis...

      http://AtlasSliced.com http://BeMyTravelMuse.com My guest today is Ava Apollo, the face behind Be My Travel Muse. Ava quit her investment banking job to take a nice, fat, indefinite career break to travel solo. We had been trying to set up a time to chat for three months, and it finally worked out while she was in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Here are some highlights from the interview: - Getting over the fear of the unknown and taking the leap to travel - How she is funding her travels - Odd jobs to...

      • Release date
        Dec 13, 2012
      • Runtime
        13:57
    • EPISODE SLICE #30: An Expat's Story of Starting ...

      http://atlassliced.com http://vivaelmomento.com/ How would you like to live on your favorite beach in the world, marry the person of your dreams, and make a living doing some of your favorite things in the world? My guest Kristin Gilbert Ramirez is doing precisely that near the coastal town of Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Originally from Maine, she has been living in Costa Rica for about five years now. She's on to tell you about her journey and gives advice on getting started if you want to star...

      • Release date
        Dec 11, 2012
      • Runtime
        16:50
    • EPISODE SLICE #32: The Power of Connections As a...

      http://atlassliced.com http://expatedna.com My guest today on Atlas Sliced is freelance writer Edna Zhou, who is a "serial expat exploring the world one city and one year at a time." She has lived and worked in China, Singapore, and now Paris doing a number of different jobs. Her writing positions have taken her all over the place, most notably to the London Olympics and to the Fifa U-17 Women's World Cup in Azerbaijan. She provides a great perspective on life abroad as an expat. Here are some...

      • Release date
        Dec 18, 2012
      • Runtime
        17:45
    • EPISODE SLICE #29: Bicycling Successfully All Ov...

      http://atlassliced.com http://mikeindaegu.blogspot.com/ Today on Atlas Sliced, my guest is a very adventurous fella, Mike Roy, who is using money he saved from teaching in Korea to fund a bicycling trip all over Asia. The crazy thing is that he didn't even learn to ride a bike until he was 23! In the interview, he stated that his bike trip started 91 days ago. Since we recorded the chat a few weeks ago, he's been on the road for a lot longer. He has no plans of stopping anytime soon and might ...

      • Release date
        Dec 6, 2012
      • Runtime
        20:29
    • EPISODE SLICE #28: Overcoming Challenges When Li...

      In order to live and work abroad successfully, you've got to be able to overcome challenges that arise. Global attitude architect Katya Barry is on the show today to talk about how to overcome struggles of living in a foreign country. If you don't know what a global attitude architect is, don't fret. She'll explain. Here are some key highlights we discuss: - Feeling out of place and struggling to connect with others + solutions - Concerns about being a trailing spouse - Doing more meaningful w...

      • Release date
        Dec 4, 2012
      • Runtime
        16:13