Exiled Himself from California to Explore the World 4 Months at a Time — Colin Wright
Colin Wright is an author, podcaster, speaker and full-time traveler that set out to explore the world 4 months at a time but to do this he had to exile himself from his lifestyle in California. For the last 8 years he’s traveled to 60 different countries and all of the lower 48 states and he’s done this in 4 month increments. He truly enjoys the uncomfortable situations that his chosen lifestyle puts him in.
Another interesting point to this is that the places that he moves to are chosen by his readers. They vote on his next destination and that’s where he goes to explore the world.
But back in 2009 he was running his own branding studio in LA, working a crazy amount of hours and making a ton of cash when he took a hard look at his mentors. His life path was following theirs and realized they were miserable so inside 4 months he completely transformed his world and got on a plane leaving the US for the first time in his life.
Where did he go? His readers said Argentina so that’s where he began.
In this episode we discuss…
Building a branding agency in his early 20s.
Massively changing his life and lifestyle in 4 months.
Starting his international travel without previously leaving the US.
How that 4 month increment of time went on to define his way of living abroad.
Allowing his readers to determine where he goes next.
Balancing his extremes with his lifestyle of constant motion.
Transitioning from client work to writing books for a living.
The uncomfortable first 2 weeks in a new city.
What he has learned from starting his podcast, Let’s Know Things, 1 year ago.
How he spends his time now balancing his writing, speaking and podcasting.
Why he’s chosen to spend time back in the US.
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