The Travel is Real

By Alex Terpstra

The Travel is Real is a podcast about hearing captivating stories from adventures abroad. Each guest on the episode reveals an experience which occurred while traveling, backpacking, or living abroad. These stories range from fun, comedic, risqué, to bizarre, gross, harrowing or horrific. As long as the if the narrative is intriguing, I want to hear it!

  1. 1.
    EP 57: "James". - From Kenya to California
    40:31
  2. 2.
    EP 56: Alex S. - Maximize Your Life for Happiness
    44:06
  3. 3.
    EP 55: Sunny Ju - Eight Days Lost in the Jungle
    48:56
  4. 4.
    EP 54: Michael D - "The Incident", Not Flying Home, And Rice Paddies and Car Batteries
    32:13
  5. 5.
    EP 53: Sophia - Racism Woes as an Expat, and Child Fire-Breathers
    30:24
  6. 6.
    EP 52: Hella- Island Life and the Surf "Washing Machine"
    28:43
  7. 7.
    EP 51: Jeroen- Lombock's Earthquake Disaster and The Water Magician
    31:19
  8. 8.
    EP 50: Kieran- Managing Anxiety, Travel, and Travel Anxiety
    24:31
  1. 9.
    EP 49: Sabby- Optimize your Life and Travel for Happiness
    34:15
  2. 10.
    EP 48: Hermes- Travel Scams, Cons, and Grifts
    34:52
  3. 11.
    EP 47: Justin Trudell- The Weird, Wild, Wondrous Vietnam
    35:42
  4. 12.
    EP 46: Ash Gallagher- The War Journalist's Struggle, Insights, and Danger
    42:52
  5. 13.
    EP 45: Tom Walker- The Ashram Healer in India
    32:08
  6. 14.
    EP 44: Ben O - How to Climb Giza, Bad News Borneo, and Airport Glamping
    46:07
  7. 15.
    EP 43: Bria- Bria's Bizarre Work Away, and Becoming an Entrepreneur Abroad
    32:55
  8. 16.
    EP 42: Kenny Hanson- Monks, Meditation, and Instagram
    41:18
  9. 17.
    EP 41: Nadja Nora- The Dark Side of Hollywood Story
    28:02
  10. 18.
    EP 40: Brian Pillsworth- The Backpacking Horror-Show, and The Worst Type of C*ck Block
    41:08
  11. 19.
    EP 39: Maree Mackenzie- From Rock Bottom to Sober Girls Travels
    38:57
  12. 20.
    EP 38: Olumide Gbenro- The Digital Nomad Story
    33:20
  13. 21.
    EP 37: Emily Gough- Leaving on a JetPlane: The Nine Year Infidelity Story
    36:58
  14. 22.
    EP 36: German Mark- The Hostel Stabbing and Christchurch Shooting
    23:37
  15. 23.
    EP 35 Neus: - The Journey to Yogi
    36:38
  16. 24.
    EP 34 Jessica: - Tour Guide from Hell, and Bathroom Romance
    29:12
  17. 25.
    EP 33: Jay- The Serbian Maximum Security Prison Experience
    43:56
  18. 26.
    EP 32: Murrie H.- The Aussie Bush Nightmare
    36:36
  19. 27.
    EP 31: Johnny- MotorCycle Vietnam: The Wild, The Weird, The Dangerous
    40:06
  20. 28.
    EP 30: Alex T - A Dire Disaster and How to Avoid Food Poisoning
    42:50
  21. 29.
    EP 29: Michaella - From Coal Mining in Vietnam to Rescue Diving in Koh Tao
    44:23
  22. 30.
    EP 28: ILU- The Beautiful, Terrifying, Romantic Trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp
    48:53
  23. 31.
    EP 27: Alex Troitzsch- Journey From Germany to America. How to Live Abroad
    48:53
  24. 32.
    EP 26: Jerrica Peterson- ESL Teacher Trials and Tribulations..and Excellent Advice
    43:13
  25. 33.
    EP 25: Andrew Musick- Muay Thai Kickboxer Experience, Drunk ROK U, and Expat Advice
    53:43
  26. 34.
    EP 24: Rob Greenfield- Discovery's Free Ride Experience, No Money International Travel, and Exotic Food Stories
    51:07
  27. 35.
    EP 23: Nick and Stef- The Long Journey Home
    45:47
  28. 36.
    EP 22: Jon Sarry- The Chaotic Kebnekaise Mountain Hike
    32:06
  29. 37.
    EP 21: Jen Serrat- Work Abroad, Date Abroad, Tinder Abroad
    47:49
  30. 38.
    EP 20: Aussie Steph- The Catamaran Catastrophe, Australia's Fabled Creature, and Wildlife Tourism
    45:15
  31. 39.
    EP 19: Tim S- The Hilarious, The Drunk, The Irresponsible Travels.
    40:04
  32. 40.
    EP 18: Steph and Brandon Part 2- The Psychedelic Island Experience, and Deadly Close Calls
    32:10
  33. 41.
    EP 17: Steph and Brandon- Full Moon Party Fails and Feats, Bum Guns, and We Must Dash!
    43:31
  34. 42.
    EP 16: The Story of The Thirst.... and To Hostel, or Not to Hostel?
    41:57
  35. 43.
    EP 15: Brendan B: The Wild, Wicked Warsaw Flight, The Jiro Experience, and Travel Tips
    43:20
  36. 44.
    EP 14: Paul M- Surviving the Monkey Onslaught, Magic Pee, and Wondrous Road to Hana
    34:59
  37. 45.
    EP 13: Luke G- The Kolkata Mafia Story, The Vang Vieng Experience, and the Coconut Cure
    47:19
  38. 46.
    EP 12: Gayla- Dirty Docs and a Sinister Following
    38:02
  39. 47.
    EP 11: Elliot- Drunk, Irresponsible, and Salacious Travels
    46:38
  40. 48.
    EP 10: Cesar- The Korean Adventure and Bathroom Blunders
    45:50
  41. 49.
    EP 9: Tara- Hichhikin Aint Eazy (But it Sure is Interesting)
    46:19
  42. 50.
    EP 8: Broc- Cruisin Vietnam and the Thuoc Lao Experience
    40:28

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