Power Trip Travel Podcast

Explore the intersection of travel and entrepreneurship on Power Trip. The show is hosted by the co-founders of Tortuga Backpacks, Fred Perrotta and Jeremy Michael Cohen.

On each episode, you will hear:

  • An honest account of running and working at a distributed, physical product company,
  • What’s happening at Tortuga Backpacks, including new product updates, and
  • The latest travel news and what it means for you

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In this episode, Jeremy interviews Kirsten Alana, travel photographer and globetrotter. Prepare to be inspired as she shares how she spent 4 years traveling the world as a digital nomad, making her dreams come true… and all with a camera in her hand. Plus, she shares some professional tips on improving your photography skills – whether that be with a smartphone or DSLR, you’re getting solid advice from a pro!

In This Episode

  • 00:54 Meet Kirsten
  • 04:00 How did you become a professional travel photographer?
  • 06:06 Getting started as a photographer
  • 11:47 4 years as a digital nomad
  • 12:40 What is your single best tip for taking better pictures?
  • 14:13 Smartphone tips
  • 15:54 Kirsten’s camera gear
  • 17:25 Smartphone vs camera?
  • 22:17 Lightroom
  • 25:43 Kirsten’s travel style
  • 27:56 Packing tips for female travelers
  • 30:47 Packing your camera gear
  • 32:10 Word to the Wise

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Word to the Wise

Win a $100 Tortuga Backpacks Gift Card

Every month we give away a $100 gift card to someone who subscribes to and reviews the podcast. Subscribers, ratings, and reviews are how the show gets ranked in podcast directories and found by more travelers. We appreciate your help spreading the word about Power Trip.

  1. Subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, email, or your podcatcher of choice with our RSS feed.
  2. Leave a review in iTunes.
  3. Fill out this form after you’ve done both for a chance to win a gift card.

Feedback and Questions

If you have any feedback about the show or questions for us to answer on the air, email: podcast at tortuga backpacks dotcom.

Travel nerds, unite! Fred and Jeremy give the run-down of what they’ll be taking to Spain in their Tortuga Backpacks. See how they’re packing for a 2 week workcation (and the very first Tortuga retreat with their fabulous Concierge). Travel and adventure enthusiasts should also tune in as Jeremy interviews Tricia Leach from Keep Your Daydream. Find out how her family is preparing to explore the world by boat!

In This Episode

  • 00:48 Listener’s email
  • 07:10 Jeremy’s packing list for Spain
  • 08:24 Fred’s packing list for Spain
  • 25:56 Meet Tricia Leach
  • 27:20 Tricia’s BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal)
  • 28:17 Why sailing?
  • 28:58 Tricia’s background story
  • 31:19 The Aha! Moment
  • 38:24 How did you decide to start traveling?
  • 40:30 Advice for traveling with kids
  • 44:22 Word to the Wise

People On This Episode

Links from This Episode

Word to the Wise

Win a $100 Tortuga Backpacks Gift Card

Every month we give away a $100 gift card to someone who subscribes to and reviews the podcast. Subscribers, ratings, and reviews are how the show gets ranked in podcast directories and found by more travelers. We appreciate your help spreading the word about Power Trip.

  1. Subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, email, or your podcatcher of choice with our RSS feed.
  2. Leave a review in iTunes.
  3. Fill out this form after you’ve done both for a chance to win a gift card.

Feedback and Questions

If you have any feedback about the show or questions for us to answer on the air, email: podcast at tortuga backpacks dotcom.

Hold onto your seats, folks, we have another powerhouse female entrepreneur on Power Trip! Jeremy interviews Natalie Sisson of The Suitcase Entrepreneur to discuss the startup process into the world of remote working. Natalie created The Suitcase Entrepreneur to help others become successful remote workers, just like herself. You can check out her site, her blog, and her #1 best-selling book for more information.

In This Episode

  • 00:35 Meet Natalie
  • 02:48 How does someone get started working remotely right away?
  • 04:24 Types of individuals who seek Natalie’s advice on remote work
  • 05:33 What business role would you recommend for someone who is just starting?
  • 06:56 Remote working – too stressful?
  • 09:16 How Natalie got started
  • 11:21 Being a female founder
  • 17:38 Natalie’s travel style
  • 19:04 Travel tips for females
  • 20:06 Word to the Wise

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Word to the Wise

  • Jeremy: Sake – Do yourself a favor and spend some money on the good stuff! It’s delicious and fun.
  • Natalie: “Do or do not; there is no try.” – Yoda

Win a $100 Tortuga Backpacks Gift Card

Every month we give away a $100 gift card to someone who subscribes to and reviews the podcast. Subscribers, ratings, and reviews are how the show gets ranked in podcast directories and found by more travelers. We appreciate your help spreading the word about Power Trip.

  1. Subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, email, or your podcatcher of choice with our RSS feed.
  2. Leave a review in iTunes.
  3. Fill out this form after you’ve done both for a chance to win a gift card.

Feedback and Questions

If you have any feedback about the show or questions for us to answer on the air, email: podcast at tortuga backpacks dotcom.

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