By Unnamed Adventures
This podcast shares our never-ending story of the transformation of our previous "traditional lifestyle" into one where we travel the world debt free and live out our dreams. Being outdoor enthusiasts, we will adventure to new places in the wild, try new things and share our experiences with the world.
Episode 45: Xtorch
Podcast Description: On this episode we interviewed a husband and wife team Gene and Keidy. Gene was inspired to found EJ CASE after much travel and development work while in Equatorial Guinea, Africa, The Dominican Republic and other remote world areas that lacked lighting and power. He saw children fearful and unable to study after sunset, families’ loss of productive evening hours and expensive cell phone recharging costs. Keidy brings her Dominican charm and insight to their international perspective. She best understands what it is to live without reliable lighting and power, having grown up in the Dominican Republic. Xtroch Info: Website: https://www.xtorch.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theXTorch Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thextorch/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPQi1hxK0nitQmOouUnr_UQ Check out our blog at www.unnamedadventures.com and follow our journey on Facebook and Instagram or on our YouTube Channel at Unnamed Adventures. https://www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures https://instagram.com/unnamedadventures https://www.youtube.com/unnamedadventures
April 17, 2020
Episode 44: 5 Tips to Staying on a Budget While Traveling
Podcast Description: Since traveling on the road for over 10 months we have learned a lot. On this episode I discuss 5 tips to staying on a budget while traveling. 1.) Know your budget. 2.) Track every purchase. 3.) Shop the sales ONLY. 4.) Have a full stomach when grocery shopping. 5.) Don't try to "keep up with the jones." Check out our blog at www.unnamedadventures.com and follow our journey on Facebook and Instagram or on our YouTube Channel at Unnamed Adventures. https://www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures https://instagram.com/unnamedadventures https://www.youtube.com/unnamedadventures
February 26, 2020
Episode 43: How to travel on a budget
PODCAST DESCRIPTION Traveling can be expensive especially when you want to prolong it as long as possible. On this episode we discuss how to travel on a budget along with things we learned while living on the road and experiencing our budget first hand in the real world. Resources: https://www.unnamedadventures.com/adventure-blog/how-to-live-on-a-budget Check out our blog at www.unnamedadventures.com and follow our journey on Facebook and Instagram or on our YouTube Channel at Unnamed Adventures. https://www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures https://instagram.com/unnamedadventures https://www.youtube.com/unnamedadventur
February 12, 2020
Episode 42: Glacier Park's Ranger Tales & A Holdup at Glacier Park Lodge
Podcast Description: Glacier National Park is one of our favorite National Parks. On this episode we share some cool historic stories of some of Glacier Park's rangers along with a story about a robbery at Glacier Park Lodge. Check out our blog at www.unnamedadventures.com and follow our journey on Facebook and Instagram or on our YouTube Channel at Unnamed Adventures. https://www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures https://instagram.com/unnamedadventures https://www.youtube.com/unnamedadventures
January 28, 2020
Episode 41: Sugarbeet Harvest
Podcast Description: On this episode I will give you an overview of our experience work camping in Crookston, MN for the sugarbeet harvest. I will also give a brief overview and history of sugarbeets. Check out our blog at www.unnamedadventures.com and follow our journey on Facebook and Instagram or on our YouTube Channel at Unnamed Adventures. https://www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures https://instagram.com/unnamedadventures https://www.youtube.com/unnamedadventures
January 19, 2020
Episode 40: Fort Abraham Lincoln
Podcast Description: On this episode we discuss history and life at Fort Abraham Lincoln as well as the Mandan Indian village in Mandan, ND. Check out our blog at www.unnamedadventures.com and follow our journey on Facebook and Instagram or on our YouTube Channel at Unnamed Adventures. https://www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures https://instagram.com/unnamedadventures https://www.youtube.com/unnamedadventures
January 16, 2020
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December 31, 2019
Episode 39: Work & Social Media While on the Road
Podcast Description: Ever wonder how people make money while traveling full time? We don't either but this is what we have learned thus far and how WE make money while on the road! In addition, we share about some of social media tidbits and how to grow your following. Check out our blog at www.unnamedadventures.com and follow our journey on Facebook and Instagram or on our YouTube Channel at Unnamed Adventures. https://www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures https://instagram.com/unnamedadventures https://www.youtube.com/unnamedadventures
September 3, 2019
Episode 38: 5 Month Update & Recap
On this episode we will give you a 5 month update and a complete recap of our travels since we left our full time jobs and sold our house in March of 2019. Show Notes: Blog Posts How to Live on a Budget Buying a Used Vehicle on a Budget How to Find Seasonal Jobs 9 Unique Things to do as you Road Trip to Yellowstone National Park Podcasts Episode 1: Welcome - Why Appalachian Trail Episode 7-18 - Appalachian Trail Episode 19: Trail Magic & The Great Smokey Mountains Episode 20: Gatlinburg to Myrtle Beach Episode 21-25: Colonial Williamsburg Episode 26: Charleston, SC and our “new” Hiker Trailer Episode 27: Lower Alabama & Trailer Upgrades Episode 28: Key West, FL Episode 29 - 31: Kentucky Adventures Episode 34: A Wyoming Ghost Town Episode 36: The Good and the Bad of Seasonal Jobs Check out our blog at www.unnadventures.com or follow our journey on Facebook and Instagram or our YouTube Channel at Unnamed Adventures.
August 14, 2019
Episode 37: Going-to-the-Sun Road
The Going-to-the-Sun Road is one of the many historical parts of Glacier National Park. In this episode we give you a history of the Going-to-the-Sun Road as parts remains open all year and provide access to many locations and activities. The opening of the alpine portion varies, based on snowfall and plowing progress.
August 10, 2019
Episode 36: The Good and the Bad of Seasonal Jobs
On this episode we discuss the lifestyle of a seasonal job, why we left our seasonal jobs and overall challenges with making money on the road.
July 30, 2019
Episode 35: Oregon Trail
We dive into the history of the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail was a 2,000+ mile route from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon City, Oregon traveling through six different states including Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, and Oregon. The trail was used by hundreds of thousands of American pioneers in the mid-1800s to emigrate west. https://www.nps.gov/oreg/index.htm
July 23, 2019
Episode 34: A Wyoming Ghost Town
Description: We will share with you our travel update from the Grand Teton National Park to Helena, MT to getting jobs at Glacier National Park. We will give a history lesson about Gebo, WY an old west ghost town that we discovered when dispersed camping. 9 Unique Things to do as you Road Trip to Yellowstone National Park: https://www.unnamedadventures.com/adventure-blog/june-26th-2019 Gebo, WY - Campsite Review: https://youtu.be/ZDwd73Q1FOA
July 1, 2019
Episode 33: Hiking Thru Life
Sarah and Andy join us from the Twin Cities of MN for today’s podcast. They have a blog called Hiking Thru Life and are passionate about the outdoors and using it as a tool to keep peace in the chaos of day to day life and are working towards pursuing that dream this summer with helping others get out doors. Links: Hiking Thru Life: https://hikingthrulife.net/ *Gear Recommendation* Sawyer Permethrin: https://www.unnamedadventures.com/our-gear.html *Gear Recommendation* Sawyer Picaridin: https://www.unnamedadventures.com/our-gear.html Boundary Waters: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/superior/specialplaces/?cid=fseprd555184 Meetup.com: https://www.meetup.com/ Minnesota Rovers: https://mnrovers.org/
June 23, 2019
Episode 32: Amy Hatch with Garage Grown Gear
Episode Description: Amy Hatch, co-founder of Garage Grown Gear, joins us on today’s podcast and shares about their online store which supports the growth of small outdoor companies, startups, and cottage industry vendors. Links: Check the Garage Grown Gear website for sweet gear need from local companies. https://www.garagegrowngear.com Looking to buy a used car on budget? Check out this blog article for some guidance: Buying a Used Vehicle on a Budget https://www.unnamedadventures.com/adventure-blog/buying-a-used-vehicle-on-a-budget
June 16, 2019
Episode 31: Mammoth Cave National Park
Episode Description: On today's episode we will bring you along our side as we tour Mammoth Cave National Park. Mammoth Cave National Park preserves the cave system and a part of the Green River valley and hilly country of south central Kentucky. This is the world's longest known cave system, with more than 400 miles explored.
June 9, 2019
Episode 30: Kentucky Bourbon Trail Tours
Episode Description: We bring you along with us on tours in Kentucky to Woodford Reserve, Old Forester and learn why copper is used for making whiskey and how whiskey barrels are made.
June 9, 2019
Episode 29: Bourbon, Caves and Horses in Kentucky
Episode description: We share about our travels through Kentucky and our adventures to Mammoth Cave National Park, Woodford Reserve and Old Forester Distillery along with visiting the prestigious Churchill Downs track, home of the Kentucky Derby!
June 3, 2019
Episode 28: Key West, FL
Episode description: We share about our travels through Florida and our budget friendly adventures around Key West!
May 26, 2019
Episode 27: Lower Alabama & Trailer Upgrades
Episode description: We share an update on our hiker trailer upgrades and what we have been up to in LA (Lower Alabama) such as checking out the Mobile Tensaw River (which is part of the Mississippi Delta) and the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge.
May 11, 2019
Episode 26: Charleston, SC and our “new” Hiker Trailer
Episode description: We share about our wonderful few days in Charleston, SC and how we purchased our first travel trailer while on our drive to Lower Alabama! Episode notes: 82 Queen Restaurant - https://www.82queen.com Charleston City Market - https://www.thecharlestoncitymarket.com Folley Beach - https://www.follybeach.com Historic Angle Oak Tree - http://www.angeloaktree.com Angle Oak Restaurant - http://www.angeloakrestaurant.com Campers Inn RV - https://www.campersinn.com/Jacksonville Thousand Trails Campgrounds - https://www.thousandtrails.com
April 26, 2019
Episode 25: Colonial Williamsburg - Shoemaker
Episode description: One of the most commonly-practiced trades in 18th-century Virginia, shoemaking. Techniques were rediscovered in the study of 18th-century shoes and evidence in the shop's apprenticeship program. https://www.history.org/almanack/life/trades/tradesho.cfm
April 24, 2019
Episode 24: Colonial Williamsburg - Peyton Randolph House
Episode description: The Peyton Randolph house was the home to one of America's most prominent families and was a stark contrast between freedom and slavery. The tour offered a deeper knowledge of the early African American experience and shared how the enslaved members of the household struggled to find their own roads to freedom. https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/locations/peyton-randolph-house?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=map_listing_randolph_house
April 24, 2019
Episode 23: Colonial Williamsburg - Henry Wetherburn's Tavern
Episode description: Merriment and friendliness were specialties of the house at Wetherburn's Tavern, which is an original building. The tour gave us a glimpse into the private lives of Henry Wetherburn, his family, and his slaves, who made the tavern one of the most successful of the 1750s. https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/locations/wetherburns-tavern?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=map_listing_wetherburns
April 24, 2019
Episode 22: Colonial Williamsburg - Governor's Palace
Episode description: The Governor's Palace is set for the years immediately prior to the Revolution. It was home to seven royal governors and the first two elected governors in Virginia, the Palace was meant to project British authority and wealth. From the large display of period swords and guns to the elegant décor and grand ballroom, the Palace was built to impress. https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/locations/governors-palace
April 24, 2019
Episode 21: Colonial Williamsburg - The Famous Baber of York
Episode description: Caesar Hope was a celebrated figure who served the most notable gentlemen of the time. We stopped in to his shop and and learned about his life of slavery, freedom, and enterprise. https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/plan/calendar/caesar-hopes-shop/
April 24, 2019
Episode 20: Gatlinburg to Myrtle Beach
Episode description: An update on our time in Gatlinburg, TN and Colonial Williamsburg, VA.
April 23, 2019
Episode 19: Trail Magic & The Great Smokey Mountains
In this episode we interview Jessica Grooms, who provides trail magic to thru hikers going through The Great Smokey Mountains. She also shares some history about the area and the fire in 2016.
April 18, 2019
Episode 18: Day 12 - Thru Hike Turned Section Hike
AT thru hike comes to an end and turns into a section hike | Final mileage on the AT 77.8 | Day 12 | Dicks Gap to Top of Georgia Hiker Center where we got a shuttle to head back to get our vehicle and decide on what our next adventure will be!
April 17, 2019
Episode 17: Day 11 on the AT
AT thru hike | Total miles hiked 77.8 | Day 11 | Steeltrap Gap to Dicks Gap.
April 16, 2019
Episode 16: Day 10 of the AT
AT thru hike | Total miles hikes 68.5 | Day 10 | Helen, GA to Steeltrap Gap. Torrential rainstorm and hail!
April 15, 2019
Episode 15: Day 9 of the AT
AT thru hike | Zero Day | Day 9 | Helen, GA for a quality rest day with lots of storms, a nap, grocery run, and another good night's sleep!
April 14, 2019
Episode 14: Day 8 of the AT
AT thru hike | Miles hiked 61.1 | Day 8 | Poplar Stamp Gap to Helen, GA to pick up our next 5 days of food from our resupply boxes and our first shower!
April 13, 2019
Episode 13: Day 7 of the AT
AT thru hike | Miles hiked 52.8 | Day 7 | Tesnatee Gap to Popular Stamp Gap and our first fire
April 12, 2019
Episode 12: Day 6 of the AT
AT thru hike | Miles hiked 45.9 | Day 6 | Jarrard Gap to Tesnatee Gap and the worst foot pain
April 11, 2019
Episode 11: Day 5 of the AT
AT thru hike | Miles hiked 34.9 | Day 5 | Liss Gap to Jarrard Gap and our first rain storm
April 11, 2019
Episode 10: Day 4 of the AT
AT thru hike | Miles hiked 26.9 | Day 4 | Hawk Mountain Shelter to Liss Gap
April 9, 2019
Episode 9: Day 3 of the AT
AT thru hike | Miles hiked 16.9 | Day 3 | Springer Mountain to Hawk Mountain Shelter
April 8, 2019
Episode 8: Day 2 of the AT
Springer Mountain and our first white blaze.
April 7, 2019
Episode 7: Day 1 of the AT
Episode 7: Day 1 on the AT: the stairs of doom at Amicolola State Park, the approach trail for the Appalachian Trail.
April 6, 2019
Episode 6: Wool-It
Episode description: This week we will give you a final update about our thru hike trip preparations as we had head down to Georgia. We are also joined with Katey Lane, the Founder of Wool-it which is 100% natural New Zealand wool and used as a skin cushion to prevent blisters. You can check out Wool-It at www.woolit.co.nz
April 3, 2019
Episode 5: Lyndsay Hupp with Huppy Bar
Episode Description: We share our most recent thru hike preparation and we start our road trip to Georgia. Also, we will be joined by Lyndsay Hupp, who founded Huppy Bar, which are adventure inspired and handcrafted nut and seed bars Show Notes: Huppy Bar - huppybar.com Follow Unnamed Adventures on Facebook to be notified when a new blog article is posted or a podcast episode is published. - www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures Products referenced in this episode! - https://www.unnamedadventures.com/our-gear.html
March 28, 2019
Episode 4: Questions from Non-Hikers about our Thru Hike
Episode description: This week we will give you an update about our thru hike trip preparations and answers to the numerous questions we have received about our upcoming adventure on the AT! Submit your questions at https://www.unnamedadventures.com/podcast.html
March 21, 2019
Episode 3: Guiding and Trekking with Outdoor Explore
Episode Description: We share an update on our trip prep. Also, John Gill and Drew Copeland join us today to share about their guiding and trekking company, Outdoor Explore, located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Show Notes: Outdoor Explore Adventure Co. - https://outdoor-explore.com Follow Unnamed Adventures on Facebook to be notified when a new blog article is posted or a podcast episode is published. - www.facebook.com/unnamedadventures Products referenced in this episode! - https://www.unnamedadventures.com/our-gear.html
March 13, 2019
Episode 2: Logistics of Thru Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Episode description: on our second episode we discuss the logistics of thru hiking the Appalachian Trail. These topics include food, hygiene, sleeping, gear, hiking with our dog, trail magic, and our finances for the trail! Show notes: Appalachian Trail thru hike budget https://www.unnamedadventures.com/adventure-blog/our-appalachian-trail-thru-hike-budget If you like what you heard write a review on Apple (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/unnamed-adventures), Anchor (https://anchor.fm/unnamedadventures), or wherever you listen to podcasts.
March 7, 2019
Episode 1: Welcome & Why Appalachian Trail
Episode description: Our first episode we talk about why we decided to quit our jobs to travel full time and to kick off this life change with a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail! Show Notes: Blog post: Our Appalachian trail thru hike budget - https://www.unnamedadventures.com/adventure-blog/our-appalachian-trail-thru-hike-budget Blog post: How we paid off $132,408.98 in 24 months - https://www.unnamedadventures.com/adventure-blog/how-we-paid-off-13240898-in-24-months Follow us Instagram at www.instagram.com/unnamedadventures and we would love your support through Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/unnamedadventures
February 27, 2019