Courtney Condy of OccupationWild.com has casual conversations with extraordinary people! Exploring the unique and sometimes unusual paths travelers, athletes, dirtbags, guides, outdoor entrepreneurs, and nomads take to live a life beyond 9 to 5. All while diving deep into the process of paving one’s own path, understanding fear, cultivating community, and harnessing the power of your potential to live an adventurous life.
Passion to Serve with The Corps Network
There are 143 Conservation Corps Programs in The Corps Network which employ around 25,000 young adults across America, but most people have no idea these opportunities exist! With projects ranging from trail constructs and invasive species removal in the backcountry to helping out local communities after natural disasters. We were so lucky that The Corps Network were able to stop by on the show and give us a better understanding of all things Conservation Corps!
Repost - Shaped By Descent with Big Mountain Freeskier Lexi duPont
To celebrate all the snow we've been getting in the mountains we're throwing it back to a past episode with professional big mountain freeskier, Lexi duPont!
Death and Rebirth with Film Photographer Charlotte Condy
Charlotte Condy was living in LA, deep in the grind working two restaurant industry jobs, but spent her days dreaming of turning her passion for film photography into a career. When COVID-19 first hit she found herself like so many others out of work. Enamored with the idea of a Great American Road Trip she set off to see and document some of the US’s most iconic sights. Her time on the road gave her the inspiration to leave behind the 9 to 5 and start her photography business!
Jump Right In with Sydney Krug, Head Counselor at Camp Matoaka
Sydney Krug was a college student who thought working one summer at Camp Matoaka in Maine would be a fun experience. Three years later and now a Head Counselor, she credits that experience as one of the best decisions she ever made and now couldn’t imagine doing anything else once summer rolls around! Camp Matoaka is an employer on Occupation Wild and they just started their hiring for 2021! They’re hiring Outdoor Adventure Instructors, Ropes Course Instructors, and Waterfront Instructors!
Episode 58 - What It’s Like To Be At Sea with Shanely and Eric of Pangea Exploration
Shanely and Eric of Pangea Exploration found their dream job operating expedition and research charters throughout the world’s oceans! They run adventure sailing voyages on the Sea Dragon a 72ft (22m), 90,000lb displacement steel-hulled sailing vessel. With over 220,000 nautical miles between the two of them, they are truly living life beyond 9 to 5 as they embark on various adventures from visiting remote islands in the South Pacific to introducing first-time sailors to the wonders of the ocean!
Van Life and Surfing in Ireland with Conor Hayes
When we think of #vanlife the first thought that comes to mind probably isn’t the rolling green hill and rugged coastline of Ireland, but Conor Hayes is changing that! His wildly popular TikTok account @wanderlywagon which depicts his life surfing, exploring, and living the nomadic life in Ireland has amassed quite a passionate following! So passionate in fact he’s created a Patreon and community to help others around the world start their van life journeys!
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Found this podcast while on my travels in Indonesia. Puts solo travel thoughts in perspective. Everyone has them it’s not always easy. Courtney and nick really break down the stigma and make you feel like everything is ok. It’s fine to be uncomfortable. Pushing boundaries! Thanks guys
Epic travel tips + ideas for those looking to escape the rat race
Informative ideas and thoughts by people who’ve stepped out of their comfort zone and are exploring jobs outside of the “norm” in order to sustain a life of freedom, travel and new experiences. Great ideas to take on board for your next trip abroad!