Andrew is currently listening to an audio book by Bernard Roth called Achievement Habit. In the book, they talk about why your ‘reasons are BS’. Andrew agrees. Whatever might be holding you back right now to live the life of your dreams is BS! Don’t get sucked up in the excuses.
[1:35] Andrew is currently listening to a book called Achievement Habit, by
[2:40] The reasons that are holding you back are BS.
[4:00] Lots of opportunities in the real estate business.
[5:50] Invest in something stable. Invest in what you understand.
[7:20] Avoid the American real estate companies, because they bank on rich investors!
[8:20] Andrew knows some great guys who run a property management company in Cambodia.
[10:00] Corey refuses to buy Podfly.com. Podfly.net works!
[11:00] Who is Corey?
[13:55] Was Corey ever afraid he was going to get sucked into the corporate machine when he took a job in Costa Rica?
[15:40] Central America’s culture is just a lot slower pace compared to everywhere else.
[19:00] How did Corey transition from the paradise job to entrepreneur?
[24:35] After being fired from his job in Costa Rica, Corey did not want to return to Canada.
[27:55] Costa Rica can make you lazy. You can quickly become that fat dude sitting at the beach bar.
[29:55] You have to challenge yourself by traveling elsewhere for periods of time, because Costa Rica moves slow.
[30:55] Corey is currently in Canada right now and he recently went out and bought two winter jackets — something he hasn’t done in 10 years.
[36:00] Why did Corey decide to create Podfly?
[40:55] Corey talks about applying for Costa Rican residency.
[46:00] Does Corey plan to stay in Costa Rica forever?
[51:00] Nobody cares where in the world you’re based out of nowadays.
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Achievement Habit, by Bernard Roth
Andrew is currently in India, but he took a week off last week to visit and enjoy Cambodia. On this week’s quick introduction, Andrew explains why he loves Cambodia, and does a quick comparison between Cambodia and India. What can you expect when you visit Cambodia vs. India? Find out today!
[1:35] Andrew is currently in India.
[2:35] For the first time ever, Andrew saw a guy who could not open a bank account in Singapore.
[3:00] Knowing where you are being treated best is important!
[3:30] Andrew does a comparison between Cambodia and India.
[4:00] Anybody can get a visa for Cambodia!
[5:30] Cambodia isn’t perfect, but it’s riddled with opportunity.
[6:05] The visa process in India is awful.
[7:50] Both Indonesia and Vietnam aren’t the best places to invest in right now, but they’re moving in the right direction.
[10:35] Looking at the visa process gives you a good idea about where the country is headed.
[12:05] Yasmine discusses how to pronounce her last name!
[13:30] Why did Yasmine want to leave Sweden?
[16:50] As a nomad, has a higher dating bar been set before Yasmine has traveled to so many different countries?
[21:25] How does Yasmine define what an obsessive traveller means?
[24:40] Always on the go, always traveling, is a bit scary for most people.
[28:50] London rent is expensive!
[34:00] What kinds of projects is Yasmine looking forward to starting?
[36:35] The ‘digital nomad’ scene is exploding right now. Although Yasmine has been one for many years, it wasn’t until recently that she discovered the term, ‘digital nomad’.
[38:20] Is it true that the Swedish love paying taxes?
[40:25] There are always positives and negatives to any country, and Sweden is no different.
[44:40] Andrew believes Kuala Lumpur is the best city in Southeast Asia.
[48:35] What does Yasmine mean by, ‘Traveling was never about the money.’
[50:55] Traveling has helped Yasmine determine where she wants to plant a base for her company.
[54:35] Capetown seems to be a great place, except for the internet.
[57:45] If you don’t take the first step, you’ll never know what you don’t know.
[59:35] Yasmine’s next focus will be in Africa!
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Lots of crazy things happening with President Trump. As people looking for alternative options, Andrew cautions that you never want to try and hide your money from the government. That’s NOT the way you want to approach things. You want to solve the conflict you have, legally, before going where you’re treated best.
[2:40] Just go out there and do it!
[2:55] Resolve the conflict with any problem you’re facing first.
[5:45] There are legal ways to resolve the conflict without having the government run after you!
[7:40] Drew is a travel blogger, and has been to nearly all of the Asian countries.
[9:05] Why did Drew decide to become a travel blogger?
[10:15] Why was Drew inspired by Prague?
[13:20] For reference, Drew made about $2,000 a month teaching English in South Korea, while he was growing his blog.
[19:40] Can you really start a travel blog in 2017, and make money off of it?
[22:10] When it comes to hiring writers, how does Drew find good talent?
[24:35] As a U.S. citizen, how has traveling to places like North Korea affected him?
[28:35] What tips or advice does Drew have for someone looking to start a travel blog?
[30:40] What kinds of challenges has Drew faced?
[34:00] Drew really likes the Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card. It gives the best travel rewards.
[37:30] Drew loves the food in Hanoi, Vietnam.
[40:35] It’s easier than ever to get a visa to Vietnam.
[44:35] Andrew avoids AirBnB, but Drew loves it.
[46:00] What advice does Drew have for those who already have established businesses, but would like to travel more?
[48:45] Have questions? Feel free to reach out to Drew!
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