Planning and Taking Cross Country Road Trip

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Want to Take Cross Country Road Trip Together?

How many times have you guys thought about traveling? Not just a weekend getaway or a vacation, but really seeing another place? What's stopping you?

These last few years with the pandemic have been..well, alot. We’ve had lockdowns, restrictions, and having to adjust work for the norm. On top of that, if you have kids, school looked completely different.

While we’re understandably cautious and keeping an eye on things, I believe many of us are also hoping not just to travel like before but want to try something different.

That Trip Advisor survey I mentioned last week about travel trends highlighted that more people wanted to explore different locations. It was less about visiting tourist traps and more about embracing their destination’s uniqueness.

That’s why I’d think you enjoyed my interview with Derek and Carrie Olsen. Years ago, they, along with their then toddler, took a cross-country trip with their trusty travel trailer.

Even now, it’s one of my favorite interviews. They’re a sweet couple but they also had some fantastic tips and thoughts on how to simplify things and have a true family adventure.

So whether you’re thinking about taking an epic trip or pivoting in your career or life, I think you’ll enjoy this chat.

In this episode, we get into:

  • how Derek and Carrie prepare for this trip
  • how you can purge and shed your stuff to either get rid of the clutter or make some money
  • how you stay motivated so you can achieve your goal

I hope you enjoy!

Resources to Have a Memorable and Affordable Trip

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This episode was originally released February 2016. Shownotes and episode were updated May 2022.

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