31 episodes

The Alternative Travelers Podcast is a travel podcast hosted by Samantha Anthony and Veren Ferrera. This podcast is for travelers looking to explore the world in an unconventional way, with a special focus on vegan travel, sustainable travel, and house sitting. Sam and Veren share their best stories, tips, and strategies from a life of full time travel. Learn house sitting tips, vegan travel tips, responsible travel tips, and more to help you travel better - and on a budget too! Discover how house sitting could help you live your dream life and travel in a way that's better for you - and the planet.

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The Alternative Travelers Podcast is a travel podcast hosted by Samantha Anthony and Veren Ferrera. This podcast is for travelers looking to explore the world in an unconventional way, with a special focus on vegan travel, sustainable travel, and house sitting. Sam and Veren share their best stories, tips, and strategies from a life of full time travel. Learn house sitting tips, vegan travel tips, responsible travel tips, and more to help you travel better - and on a budget too! Discover how house sitting could help you live your dream life and travel in a way that's better for you - and the planet.

    30: Social Media, Building Community, and an Announcement!

    30: Social Media, Building Community, and an Announcement!

    In this episode, we talk about the role of social media in our lives, both negatively and positively. Online community is more important than ever, and we've been thinking for a long time how we can better gather our growing community of fellow...

    • 38 min
    29: Common Digital Nomad Myths - Busted!

    29: Common Digital Nomad Myths - Busted!

    In this episode, we share the most common myths about the digital nomad lifestyle. Are there are any truths to these myths or are they all just straight up false? We look at these digital nomad misconceptions and share what the digital nomad life is...

    • 49 min
    28: Greensboro, North Carolina: The Birth of the Civil Rights Sit-In Movement and More

    28: Greensboro, North Carolina: The Birth of the Civil Rights Sit-In Movement and More

    This is another episode in our Alternative Destinations series, where we highlight lesser known places that are worth your visit as an alternative traveler! This episode is all about Greensboro, North Carolina. Did you know that the Civil Rights Sit-In...

    • 41 min
    27: Decolonizing the Colonial Mindset in Travel

    27: Decolonizing the Colonial Mindset in Travel

    In this episode, we're looking at how the colonial mindset appears in travel habits today. First, we'll look at the historical origins of the colonial mindset and then we'll discuss the various ways that this mindset can show up in travel habits today....

    • 52 min
    26: Overtourism: Causes, Effects, and What Travelers Can Do About It

    26: Overtourism: Causes, Effects, and What Travelers Can Do About It

    Overtourism has risen to prominence in the travel conversation in recent years. But what exactly is overtourism? What are the causes of overtourism and what are the effects on the local community, environment, and economy? And importantly for the...

    • 54 min
    25: Is the Digital Nomad Lifestyle Right For You?: Weighing the Pros + Cons

    25: Is the Digital Nomad Lifestyle Right For You?: Weighing the Pros + Cons

    While we love our digital nomad life, it's not a lifestyle for everyone. If you're considering full time travel, there are several crucial factors to consider. Digging deep into these pain points BEFORE you take the leap into full time travel could save...

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Kelsey Frey ,

Such a Good Podcast!

This podcast is awesome for frequent travelers that want to make a positive impact in the places they travel. If you want to be a more responsible traveler, you definitely need to listen to this podcast! Sam and Veren research every topic thoroughly and deliver each episode in an easily digestible way, and always make me realize something I'd never thought about before.

Kimssv ,

Love the podcast and its hosts!

If you're a digital nomad, planning to be one, or are simply interested in all things vegan travel and lifestyle, you'll get so much out of this podcast. The hosts are so relatable and I love how they infuse their ethical mindset into everything they do, teaching so much in the process. Big fan here 🙋🏼‍♀️Love the podcast.

GwenVV ,

Lots of great insight

These two really know their travel stuff and have lots of great tips. They also present veganism in a very approachable way from a variety of perspectives. Also, they’re fun to listen to!

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