El Cafecito Travel Talks

El Cafecito Travel Talks

El Cafecito Travel Talks is a podcast for people to share travel stories and adventures. We hope that these accounts inspire new and seasoned travellers alike, to continue discovering new cultures and themselves. Enjoy while having a cup of tea or coffee…Also please take a look at our Facebook stories: https://www.facebook.com/pg/CafecitoTravelTalks/notes/?ref=page_internal

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April 11, 2021 16 min

Ed Howell a.k.a. Hazukashii, after retiring from the US military, decides to spend his time hashing around the world.

Hazukashii shares with us the tales of the Hash House Harrison, how he was renamed, and his quest for hashing in over 100 countries. 

His words of advice for us: people are people and the hash is a great way to meet new friends and to discover new cultures

His Hash web site:  ttp://gotothehash.net

 

Guest: Ed Howell aka ...

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Brian and Alec Altonen farmers Michigan USA taking a winter break to do a father and son trip to explore Ecuador together

They share with us the reasons for travelling at this time, what they hope to get out of this trip and what life was like back at home for the last year.

Their words of advice for us is, do your research go travelling but do it safely.

Guest: Brian and Alec Altonen    alecaltonen@gmail.com 

Host: Tony Lloyd

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January 15, 2021 26 min

George Griffiths from Canada also featured in show #33 and #37, finally settled in Cuenca Ecuador 

George shares with us his impressions of his first 6 weeks in South America, some of the interesting things he has seen so far,  somethings he is not a fan of and the cost and characteristics of his new home.

His words of advice for us is to have someone to guide you along the way in your transition of a new culture

 

Guest: George Griffi...

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December 31, 2020 29 min

Six Travellers six continents six questions...

Intro: Who are you and something about you?

  • Share with us one of your childhood memories pertaining to the holidays?
  • What was one of your most interesting Holiday travel experience?
  • What was one of the best gift you’ve ever gotten?
  • What was one of the best gift you’ve ever given someone?
  • What are your plans for the 2020 Holiday?
  • suggestions for how others can celebrate the 2020 holiday...
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    December 30, 2020 39 min

    Six Travellers six continents six questions...

    Intro: Who are you and something about you?

  • Share with us one of your childhood memories pertaining to the holidays?
  • What was one of your most interesting Holiday travel experience?
  • What was one of the best gift you’ve ever gotten?
  • What was one of the best gift you’ve ever given someone?
  • What are your plans for the 2020 Holiday?
  • suggestions for how others can celebrate the 2020 holiday...
  • Fina...
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    December 27, 2020 25 min

    Hannah Kern From the UK, a VEGAN | ENVIRONMENTALIST | SOLO CYCLIST | FEMINIST | SOCIAL & HAPPINESS ACTIVIST,  decide to leave behind a possible career as a lawyer to travel the world to spread her messages.

    Hannah shares with us why she decided to embark on this journey, some of the struggles she’s had along the way and various highlights.

    Her words of advice for us is to look for the opportunities we were given during this time ...

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    December 16, 2020 22 min

    Nicolas Pollock from Australia and Daniel Rubner from Germany headed off on individual solo adventures and as destiny would have it they find each other and discover a Travel Bromance.

    Nicolas and Daniel share with us how they met, the fun they had travelling together and how they’ll continue being friends for a lifetime.

    Their word of advice to us is through solo travelling you discover more and allow yourself to create new Lasting ...

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    December 6, 2020 24 min

    George Griffiths from show #33 is on his way from Canada to Cuenca Ecuador while Covid is still roaming the world.

    George shares with us some tips on what we need to prepare for before travelling, some of his own mishaps and ways he overcome them.
    His words of advice for us is to do your due diligence before leaving out but don't stop travelling

     Guest: George Griffiths      https://www.facebook.com/George-Griffiths-57743080628615...

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    November 28, 2020 19 min

    Pau Amos an American who retired early from his university career found a way to combined his two passions, travelling and competing in triathlons "Racecation"

    Paul shared with us from his new home in Cuenca Ecuador how he was able to combine his passion for competition and exploring the world at the same time.

    His words of advice for us it’s not to be afraid to do something that will put you out of our comfort zone.

     

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    November 22, 2020 24 min

    Franco Heiler, an accountant from Argentina discovers that you don’t need to have a big bank account to travel the world.

    Franco shares with us how a one month trip became a long-term world exploration, navigating his way with little or no money and the “sky bank”...
    His words of advice for us is that we need to trust in ourselves and trust in people


    Guest: Franco Heiler      Instagram. @francoheiler         
     Email: francoheiler&...

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    November 15, 2020 25 min

    Kaspian Clark, an American who found himself with a new canvas after losing his job and home at the start of the global pandemic, decided to pack up and move to Cuenca, Ecuador.

    Kaspian shared with us the enjoyment he had in his work at Airbnb, his decision to move away and what life is like for him so far in his newly adopted Ecuadorian city.
    His words of advice for us is to “expose yourself to different lives and different people”

     
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    November 9, 2020 27 min


    George Griffiths, a Greek/French/English Canadian (TCK) is off on a journey to see what other possibilities the world has for him.

    George shares with us the details of his multicultural background, his reasons for embarking on this new journey and what he’s hoping to find at the end of the trail. 
    His words of advice for us is not to be afraid of change. It's always better to have tried and failed than to have never tried at all.

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    November 1, 2020 27 min

    Cindy Smith an American who grew up travelling as an army brat (a.k.a. TCK)  which sparked the flame to her lifetime wanderlust.

    Cindy shared with us the different stages she’s had as a traveller both the good and the bad times and some of the ways travel has changed in the last 20 years. Her word of advice for us is to go out and explore the world regardless of our individual abilities.

    Guest: Cindy Smith             mail: marcelmon...

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    October 25, 2020 19 min

    Daniela Tanaka a Japanese-Peruvian (TCK) realizes that it’s not always that easy to find a place to call home.

    Daniela shares with us what it was like to travel and live in Japan, the home country of her paternal grandparents, why she still continues to travel the world and how this has made her into the person she is today. Her words of advice is that home could be a place within your mind and maybe not necessarily a physical place...

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    October 18, 2020 19 min

    Peter O'Donoghue, a special needs teacher from Ireland discovered how the people we meet while travelling can impact our lives in different ways.

    Peter shares with us some of his stories of people he met along the way in his South America trip both in the good and bad times and how this has helped him to form the person who he is today. His words of advice for us is that through travel you can see that there are a lot of good pe...

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    October 11, 2020 28 min

    Warren and Julie Knox an American couple decide to retire early and travel the world while documenting it on their YouTube channel...Travel With Us By Warren & Julie

    Warren and Julie share with us their reasons for retiring early and travelling, why they decided to document it for others, and how they’ve continued their adventure despite the coronavirus pandemic.  Their words of advice for us is that we only have one life so go ...

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    October 5, 2020 24 min

    Ben Lehman, an American photographer, while travelling from the southern tip of South America north to Ecuador finds himself in lockdown in Cuenca Ecuador For over 200 days.

    Ben shares with us how he coped and turned a negative into a positive, ways he made new connections and why he’s thinking of prolonging his stay In this Andean city. His words of advice are that through travelling one can see how others live in a different way w...

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    September 26, 2020 30 min

    Hayden Lee from a small town in England leaves his default destiny behind it’s create a new reality around the globe which he documents on his podcast Backpack Digital

    Hayden shared with us how he started his various journeys such as travel, the podcast and becoming a family man. His words of advice for anyone looking to get out of there default destiny is “Whatever you want do, put a plan in place and do it”

     The podcast: Backpack D...

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    September 24, 2020 19 min

    Delenn Dawkins and Alex Fisher from the UK, our first guests in six months, decide to pack up their bags and flee the corona lockdowns back at home to an adventure on a vegan farm in the Ecuadorian jungle.

    Delenn and Alex share with us their reasons for leaving England, what it's like to travel in the time of coronavirus and their future plans in the jungle of Ecuador and beyond. Their words of advice are not to stop living alth...

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    September 20, 2020 25 min

    Jerrill Adams an American expat/traveller and a single parent of two boys found himself in an unforeseen predicament at the start of the coronavirus world pandemic

    Jay shares with us how a passport can alter your destination, how one-week holiday turned into a three-month international distancing for him and his boys and how he adapted in the circumstances.  His words of advice are that sometimes when things don't work out how w...

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