165 episodes

Rolf Potts veers off-topic in this unique series of conversations with experts, public figures, and intriguing people.

Deviate with Rolf Potts Rolf Potts

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 118 Ratings

Rolf Potts veers off-topic in this unique series of conversations with experts, public figures, and intriguing people.

    Golden Age of jet travel

    Golden Age of jet travel

    Author Julia Cooke on it was like to fly PanAm at the dawn of the Jet Age.

    • 49 min
    Elite-travel con man

    Elite-travel con man

    Author Dave Seminara on how a man named William Baekeland conned an elite travel community.

    • 51 min
    Nostalgia, part II

    Nostalgia, part II

    Rolf and Kiki dig deeper into the notion of nostalgia, and how it frames one's memories of life.

    • 40 min
    Sophfronia Scott on Thomas Merton

    Sophfronia Scott on Thomas Merton

    The Seeker and the Monk: Why Thomas Merton is as relevant as ever

    • 50 min
    Expat life in Korea

    Expat life in Korea

    Rolf and his friends recall their formative travel years teaching English in Asia.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Paul Theroux on deep travel

    Paul Theroux on deep travel

    "Mosquito Coast" author Paul Theroux on slow travel and the art of listening [encore]

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
118 Ratings

118 Ratings

MarkWant ,

Rolf shares his intelligence and breadth of knowledge

If you’re looking for thoughtful and insightful dialogue with interesting people on fascinating topics, Deviate is for you. Easy to jump into , hard to leave.

Peace With The Process ,

Vagabond

Vagabonding and Marco Polo Didn’t Go There inspired me on my first van trip years ago, the podcast has rekindled that inspiration and is an amazing source of insight!

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Rolf does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of navigating the complexities of a life worth living - with leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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