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Podcast – A Must-Know Travel Hack: How to Drive Around the World for $50 a Day

Viva Tropical Radio

Viva Tropical Radio

This week I talked to Phil Flanagan, world traveler and overland expert. Phil sourced and converted a European van to travel the world for less than $18,000 USD. He then proceeded to drive across Europe, Asia, North America, then South America for the ensuing 5-6 years.

In this episode Phil teaches you how to do it too, where to find a car, and his minimalistic approach to maximum travel experience. Phil and partner Angie were able to to travel this way for $50 a day, including food for both of them, maintenance, gas, and everything else.

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Phil and Angie in Kyrgysztan

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How to build your own overland vehicle for only $18,000 USD
  • Learn what vans make the best choices
  • What to consider before you buy your overland vehicle
  • How to avoid the “extortion highway” in Honduras
  • The incredible rewards just waiting for you on the road

And much more.

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Phil Flanagan has his own travel site that you can see here

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