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"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrowmindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts." 

Mark Twain 

Apr 19, 2019


Enlightened Abroad is proud to bring you this expat chat with Patrick, who talks about taking the jump, staying connected to family and friends, and almost dying twice!  A great look at how you can just say, 'I can do this, I can live as an expat!'  Enjoy!


The Introduction

~0-8’ newish format, weekly finds

Vipassana retreat talks

Jack Kornfield - The Wise Heart, Ch. 17 on Karma

Russell Brand’s Podcast  - #74 Wendy Mandy

Simon Hill's Podcast - Plant Proof

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The Interview 

~9’ trilingual and bilingual roots

~11’ the travel bug bites, a bit

~12’ why Patrick jumps abroad

~15’ country count for Patrick

~17’ family ties

~18’ social media is the new bulletin board for travelers

~19’ Marching Powder/San Pedro Prison – La Paz, Bolivia

~ 21’ travel flow

~22’ near death travel experiences

~23’ Phuket's riptide frisbee game

~24’ tracheoesophageal fistula is a condition

~26’ how to check out the working holiday in Australia

~27' Patrick finds a job in paradise

~29' Norseman job

~30' here comes the sun, Australia, watch out!

~34' a backpacker sojourn begins

~39’ meditation conversation; biofeedback

~40’ Wim Hof

~ 41’ JimJilBang, Korea’s saunas

~ 46’ repatriation blues

~ 49’ are you married?

~ 50’ one country and that’s all?

~ 51’ staying connected to home

~ 56’ the digital nomad plan and opportunity

~58’ Andrew Yang and UBI

~61’ Youtube channel @PatrickTravels

~62' *correction - Douglas Rushkoff is his name

~64’ dear algorithm

~66’ DDR dude in Osaka on reddit

~67’ give it a shot! parting words