The Best Travel Podcasts To Feed The Adventurer In You



In case you’re in need of some extra motivation to travel more often, going remote to spend more time with family or go betting everything on that digital nomad lifestyle that always scared you, try listening to some of these podcasts. From the newsrooms at National Geographic to digital entrepreneurs and remote workers traveling the World, you’ll definitely feel inspired by some of the stories on these podcasts that will feed the adventurer in you. 

Women Who Travel

Hosted by the editors of Conde Nast Traveler, Women Who Travel is a high-five to globe-trotting women around the world, and deep dives into what it’s like traveling as a woman. It started out as a Facebook group, where women could share stories, advice and ask questions, but quickly grew into a fortnightly podcast about the highs (and lows) of travel. It’s fun and informative, and covers a HUGE range of topics, such as food, hospitality, adventure, and travel journalism, to celebrate all the reasons why women refuse to stay home! 

Zero to Travel

If your ears are after something a bit more esoteric, Jason from Zero to Travel regularly digs down into what travel is, why we do it, and how we can do it better. Throw in a few tips on off-beat travel methods and episodes devoted to answering listener questions and you’ve got an inspiring mix for the train commute home. 

So whether you’re a travel newbie dying to figure out how to explore the World, an occasional traveler longing to make your holiday every day or an experienced globetrotter seeking unique ways to keep traveling full time, you’re in the right place. Jason and his guests share actionable advice and key resources about topics like starting and running an online business from anywhere, travel and work opportunities, budget travel strategies and of course, the digital nomad life. 

Wild Ideas Worth Living

In this podcast, Host, and journalist Shelby Stranger interviews impactful explorers, experts, and entrepreneurs who have taken their wild ideas and made them into a reality, people who have climbed the tallest mountains, written best-selling books, and stood up for what they believe in. This is the perfect podcast for those who love living adventures and the outdoors, and just need a bit of inspiration to start living their best wildlife. 

The Offbeat Life

Hosted by Debbie Arcangeles, this podcast highlights the stories of digital nomads and location-independent entrepreneurs. It digs deep into the realities of starting a remote business and how to create a sustainable nomadic lifestyle, by interviewing people who ditched the regular 9 to 5 in order to live their best life and become location independent. In the podcast, Debbie and her guests debate finding purpose, overcoming setbacks and how to create income from their passions. 

Overheard at National Geographic 

Whale American Idol. Underwater pyramids. A black market for honeybees. Have you imagine being behind the scenes with adventure traveler journalists and hear all about their expeditions that result in amazing articles about the most extreme corners of the work? During the Overheard podcast, each week you will dive into one of the bizarre, delightful, and totally fascinating conversations journalists have at National Geographic’s headquarters. They will introduce you to the explorers, photographers, and scientists at the edges of our big, weird, beautiful world. 

Women on the Road

This biweekly podcast dives into the life of solo female travelers who are living the #vanlife. Host Laura Hughes interviews these fearless women and creates a unique spin on their nomadic lifestyle, bringing you closer to some of the most honest experiences that life in the road has to offer from the perspective of women who’ve lived them firsthand. For her, you’ll find what life is like when the road becomes your home.  


Formerly known as the Budget-Minded Traveler, Traveling Jackie inspires others to get out and see the world through travel and adventure. She provides valuable, actionable information that will allow you to take the leap and explore. If you want to see the World, you can make it happen with this series of inspirational and practical tips that make international travel accessible to everyone. 

The Tropical Mba

Tropical MBA is one of the oldest podcasts on this list. It’s not podcast about being a digital nomad in the literal sense – instead, its a podcast created by digital nomads. Throughout this podcast, they’ve documented how they built their own lifestyle business while living overseas. Listeners can expect to hear interviews with the likes of Seth Godin and Noah Kagan while learning about online business, lifestyle design, and working abroad.

Smart Passive Income

Great for digital nomads looking for business ideas, inspiration, and advice. The host, Pat, is kind, caring, and completely transparent about the ups and downs of online business. The Smart Passive Income podcast covers different ways to build businesses. 

It’s not all about creating a passive income, which is what Pat focuses on in his business, but rather, building an asset you can use to support whatever type of lifestyle you want.

Pat interviews countless entrepreneurs, his own students, and successful CEOs on his podcast, and each one has a unique story to tell. it is a must-listen for anyone wanting to do something different from the regular 9-5 life.

Entrepreneurs on Fire

John Lee Dumas is behind “Fire Nation,” his online empire for helping people find their big idea and turn it into a reality. John has a really interesting back story — he was in the US military before dropping out of law school. Eventually, he started a podcast and now has a thriving online business. John’s podcast isn’t just about business — a lot of it talks about life, health, and more — but the big picture is to make something enjoyable and profitable out of all the ideas you have running through your head.

Nomad Capitalist 

Featured in BBC, CNN and many other high-profile websites, Nomad Capitalist offers a holistic view of legal strategies to successful entrepreneurs and investors to reduce their tax bill, grow wealth overseas, and become global citizens. 

In 2008, Andrew Henderson started researching the best places in the world to live, do business, and invest based on his father’s prescient words: “go where you’re treated best”. Later, he started Nomad Capitalist to help entrepreneurs like him keep more of their own money, build their freedom, and create wealth faster.