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Traveling is so much more than just taking beautiful pictures, eating at popular restaurants, and hitting the cities hottest tourist attractions. Why don't we view travel as a way to face fears, build confidence, and push past limiting beliefs? We're not being taught the fundamentals of how and why travel is so important, but I'm here to change that. On "20 Till Takeoff", Tatum sits down with people from all walks of life on how they have been able to use travel as a tool to overcome fear. These are real, raw, and relatable stories you can use to help inspire, educate, and give you that extra push you need to get out of your comfort zone. Let's go on the ultimate journey together as we navigate this life, one adventure at a time.

20 Till Takeoff Tatum Skipper

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Traveling is so much more than just taking beautiful pictures, eating at popular restaurants, and hitting the cities hottest tourist attractions. Why don't we view travel as a way to face fears, build confidence, and push past limiting beliefs? We're not being taught the fundamentals of how and why travel is so important, but I'm here to change that. On "20 Till Takeoff", Tatum sits down with people from all walks of life on how they have been able to use travel as a tool to overcome fear. These are real, raw, and relatable stories you can use to help inspire, educate, and give you that extra push you need to get out of your comfort zone. Let's go on the ultimate journey together as we navigate this life, one adventure at a time.

    034: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro | Ft. Simone Knego

    034: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro | Ft. Simone Knego

    In episode 034, Simone lives out the phrase "the best views come from the hardest climbs". She tells her story of what made her go on this adventure in the first place + what the entire experience was like. Simone is a prime example that you really can do anything you put your mind to. This experience brought her so much clarity on other parts of her life--so if you want to go on this journey with us, take a listen!

    🔥 Hot Topics Mentioned in This Episode 🔥
    Why she decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro (3:24)The feelings and emotions she had before going on this adventure (5:25)How she prepared for this trip (7:18)If she had traveled before this big trip (10:13)If she had any fears, doubts or self-sabotaging beliefs once she got to Tanzania (12:05)Some statistics of Mt. Kilimanjaro + a quick, funny storyHer entire experience climbing + getting to the top (23:27)How this entire experience benefitted her mind & body (26:45)How this trip changed her perspective in everyday life (29:35)Should everyone go on an adventure like this at least once in their life? (33:46)Advice for anyone looking to do an adventure like this (35:27)Explaining her book "The Extraordinary UNordinary You" (which goes deeper into her story) (37:49)
    Quote from Theresa✨
    " You really can do anything you set your mind to"" Find joy in the journey because to me, each journey is the destination"

    📱 Stay Social with our guest 📱

    Check out her website: https://simoneknego.com/
    Become friends on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnOrdinaryYou
    Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorsimoneknego/
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    ARE WE TRAVEL BESTIES YET? ✈👯‍♀️
    ...you can find me here

    Join the Fearless Travel Tribe HERE!

    Connect with me on Instagram: Bonvoyage Babes (travel blog) and 20 Till Takeoff (podcast)

    Wanna go on an adventure? Check out my website HERE

    Interested in being a sponsor of this podcast? Email me: 20tilltakeoff@gmail.com for all inquiries.

    • 43 min
    033: A Trip Within A Trip: An Ayahuasca Ceremony Experience in Peru | Ft. Karen McFarlane Holman

    033: A Trip Within A Trip: An Ayahuasca Ceremony Experience in Peru | Ft. Karen McFarlane Holman

    In episode 033, Karen brings us along with her as she relives her incredible experience in the Peruvian Jungle while participating in a sacred Ayahuasca ceremony. Her story starts out with an impromptu invitation which turned into a week's worth of intense, yet liberating realizations. Come along with us on this trip within a trip.

    🔥 Hot Topics Mentioned in This Episode 🔥
    How she decided to go on the Ayahuasca trip (4:26)The feelings and emotions she had before heading out on this trip with a friend she barely knew (6:46)What made her say "f**k it" let's do this? (11:31)Fears, doubts, and beliefs she had once she landed in Peru (12:59)What exactly is ayahuasca? (15:37)If there was a particular reason she wanted to do the ayahuasca ceremonies (19:27)What the entire ayahuasca experience was like (24:20)Did she have a good, bad, or combination of both experiences? (31:43)If she had any fears during the ceremonies (41:33)How the ayahuasca retreat benefitted her mind and body (43:31)How the entire experience got her out of her comfort zone (45:12)How the entire experience changed her (49:33)Advice for anyone who wants to have an authentic Ayahuasca experience (52:16)

    Quote from Karen✨
    " I wanted to seek acceptance for what is"

    📱 Stay Social with our guest 📱

    Check out her website: https://www.maketimeforscience.com/
    Connect with her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karenchemistry/ & her band IG: https://www.instagram.com/hotsheetsband/
    Listen to her podcast: https://www.instagram.com/10bestestpodcast/
    Subscribe to her YouTube Channel: Professor K Science and ASMR Chemistry Calligraphy
    Follow her on Clubhouse: @karenmcfarlane + on TikTok: @asmrchem

    Karen also hosts a virtual Cocktail Lab that you can take right over zoom! Check it out: https://www.maketimeforscience.com/step-1-cocktail-chemistry/
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    ARE WE TRAVEL BESTIES YET? ✈👯‍♀️
    ...you can find me here

    Join the Fearless Travel Tribe HERE!

    Connect with me on Instagram: Bonvoyage Babes (travel blog) and 20 Till Takeoff (podcast)

    Wanna go on an adventure? Check out my website HERE

    Interested in being a sponsor of this podcast? Email me: 20tilltakeoff@gmail.com for all inquiries.

    • 56 min
    032: The Ultimate Burning Man Experience | Ft. Theresa Christine

    032: The Ultimate Burning Man Experience | Ft. Theresa Christine

    In episode 032, Theresa takes us on a journey through Burning Man. She recounts her first burn, how this type of experience has changed her, and some great tips if you're looking into going one day! Honestly, this episode has been a long time in the making and I'm stoked to finally share it with you guys!

    🔥 Hot Topics Mentioned in This Episode 🔥
    What drew her to attend Burning Man for her first time (4:07)Her first experience at Burning Man (5:42)The fears she had before her first burn (7:30)How she describes Burning Man to someone who doesn't know much about it (10:40)How this experience has propelled her out of her comfort zone (13:21)The crazy side of Burning Man (17:08)A few of the 10 Principles of Burning Man and what they mean (22:06)Should everyone have an experience like this in their life? (27:56)How these now 6 burns have changed her (31:34)Tips & Hacks for someone who wants to go to their first burn (34:10)

    Quote from Theresa✨
    " Burning man has shown me the type of person I want to be at all times "

    📱 Stay Social with our guest 📱

    Check out her website: https://www.thewildandcurious.com/
    Connect with her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_thewildandcurious_/ & her personal IG: https://www.instagram.com/itsmetheresac/

    and guess what??

    Theresa is also a writer who has written many pieces about Burning Man so check them out below!

    Burning Man is not a non-stop party for influencers: https://www.businessinsider.com/what-is-burning-man-like-every-year-2019-8#the-art-you-see-at-burning-man-will-also-forever-remain-in-your-memories-6

    33 Surreal photos that take you inside Burning Man: https://www.businessinsider.com/amazing-photos-of-burning-man-2019-9

    Here's What Happened When I Took My 56-Year-Old Mom to Burning Man: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/took-mom-to-burning-man_n_5bcde69de4b0d38b587aa1e1

    Also, here are the 10 principles of Burning Man, which definitely apply to travel and other life experiences in general. : https://burningman.org/culture/philosophical-center/10-principles/

    Theresa also said this: I'd love for people to check out and subscribe to The Wild and Curious Podcast, which is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and anywhere people listen to their fave pods! -- so go give her podcast a listen!
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    ARE WE TRAVEL BESTIES YET? ✈👯‍♀️
    ...you can find me here

    Join the Fearless Travel Tribe HERE!

    Connect with me on Instagram: Bonvoyage Babes (travel blog) and 20 Till Takeoff (podcast)

    Wanna go on an adventure? Check out my website HERE

    Interested in being a sponsor of this podcast? Email me: 20tilltakeoff@gmail.com for all inquiries.

    • 49 min
    031: Season 2 | Are You Ready For Takeoff?

    031: Season 2 | Are You Ready For Takeoff?

    We're BACKKKK... with Season 2 of 20 Till Takeoff! I am so fkn excited for this new season which will have

    🎉 Stronger Drinks
    🎉 New Guests
    🎉 Harder Conversations
    🎉 Taboo Topics

    + so much more!!

    I think we all know that through this pandemic, small businesses and creators have been hit hard-- that’s why throughout the season I’ll be highlighting and showcasing some of my favorite creators and their work! Yes, making drinks is a work of art so before we go any further, I wanna start the season off by highlighting @join_jules

    Check out her website: https://www.joiningjules.com/
    Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/join_jules/
    Support her on Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@join_jules?lang=en
    and Subscribe to her YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74K4cXabmfU&list=PL22iWGtZxuHGqAlaymj7BSwyl1De2M7uP

    Julianna is a cocktail guru who creates simple yet stunning cocktails over on her IG, Tik Tok, and really, all around the world. Her motto is “come thirsty, leave happy” which is exactly how I feel anytime I have a drink.

    Jules created a 🍹 Frozen Positano Paloma 🍹 for you guys to try at home! 

    Here is the recipe:

    2 oz Tequila
    1 oz Campari
    1/2 oz Lime Juice
    1/2 oz Fresh Orange Juice
    1 oz Grapefruit Juice
    1/2 oz Simple Syrup
    Ice
    Sparkling water or soda, (optional)

    Add tequila, Campari, simple syrup, lime, orange, and grapefruit juice into a blender with ice. 
    Blend until a slushie texture. 
    Pour into a glass and garnish with a fresh grapefruit wedge. 
    Optional to top with bubbles. 

    Cheers!

    It's time...buckle up babes and get ready for Season 2 of 20 Till Takeoff!

    ARE WE TRAVEL BESTIES YET? ✈👯‍♀️
    ...you can find me here

    Join the Fearless Travel Tribe HERE!

    Connect with me on Instagram: Bonvoyage Babes (travel blog) and 20 Till Takeoff (podcast)

    Wanna go on an adventure? Check out my website HERE

    Check out my signature program called "F**k Your Fears"

    Interested in being a sponsor of this podcast? Email me: 20tilltakeoff@gmail.com for all inquiries.

    • 5 min
    030: My 30th Birthday 🎉 + 30 Powerful Lessons I've Learned | Ft. Tatum Skipper

    030: My 30th Birthday 🎉 + 30 Powerful Lessons I've Learned | Ft. Tatum Skipper

    In episode 030 I get very vulnerable by sharing 30 powerful lessons I've learned over the years. Guys, I cannot believe I made it to my 30th birthday! What an amazing honor to be able to wake up every single day, doing what I love, surrounded by the people I love.

    You guys are the greatest audience on EARTH! I'm so thankful for each and every one of you. I hope this list of lessons inspires and educates at least one of you. Remember, we're all in this together.

    CHEERS TO 30 MORE F*****G YEARS!

    Reach out anytime if you need me. I'm always willing to chat!
    Email: 20tilltakeoff@gmail.com


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    ARE WE TRAVEL BESTIES YET? ✈👯‍♀️
    ...you can find me here

    Join the Fearless Travel Tribe HERE!

    Connect with me on Instagram: Bonvoyage Babes (travel blog) and 20 Till Takeoff (podcast)

    Wanna go on an adventure? Check out my website HERE

    Interested in being a sponsor of this podcast? Email me: 20tilltakeoff@gmail.com for all inquiries.

    • 24 min
    029: 3 Major Fears That Hold You Back From Traveling + How To Solve Them | Ft. Tatum Skipper

    029: 3 Major Fears That Hold You Back From Traveling + How To Solve Them | Ft. Tatum Skipper

    In episode 029 I sit down with my damn self to bring you guys the 3 major fears that might be holding you back from traveling. I know I missed a few--we can save those for another episode. What I want you to understand is that it all starts with you. Your mind, your beliefs, and your actions. Is the world a big scary place?? Hell yeah, but it's also beautiful and can teach you things you never even knew about yourself! If you struggle with any of these, hell, all of them--then don't worry. I see you, I hear you and I'm here for you!

    Reach out anytime if you need me. I'm always willing to chat!
    Email: 20tilltakeoff@gmail.com

    🔥 Hot Topics Mentioned in This Episode 🔥
    The fear of being alone (1:38)The fear of the unknown (8:56)The fear of failure (12:39)

    Quotes from this episode✨
    " No regrets, just lessons learned. "" Failure is a component of success"" The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences. ~Eleanor Roosevelt"----------------------

    ARE WE TRAVEL BESTIES YET? ✈👯‍♀️
    ...you can find me here

    Join the Fearless Travel Tribe HERE!

    Connect with me on Instagram: Bonvoyage Babes (travel blog) and 20 Till Takeoff (podcast)

    Wanna go on an adventure? Check out my website HERE

    Interested in being a sponsor of this podcast? Email me: 20tilltakeoff@gmail.com for all inquiries.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Leeloo9999999 ,

great conversations! honored to be a guest

Tatum rocks with her questions and preparation for her interviews. I recommend listening in to get lots of ideas for your travel plans.

Leo331 ,

Pretty awesome

I really enjoy this show. Very honest, open conversation with interesting guests. Definitely inspires to come out of your comfort zone, open up and experience more.

The Abundant Traveler ,

Fun and inspiring!

Love Tatum’s podcast! She has so much spunk, and brings out the best in her guests. I also love how she addresses overcoming our fears. Keep up the good work. 5 stars all the way!

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