Edge of Comfort
By Lee Thornquist
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Explore the adventures, perspectives, and philosophies of world travelers.
||Explicit#17: Lindsey Dukes – Traveling & Working with Under30Experiences, Spirituality, and Finding Your Truth||Are you enjoying the podcast? If so, and if you haven’t already, would you be able to take 30 seconds to leave a review on Apple Podcasts? Reviews help me to keep creating quality episodes, and I’d love to hear from you!||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#16: Oline Sørensen – Walking from London to Paris, Mental Health, and Using Emotion to Your Advantage||Are you enjoying the podcast? If so, and if you haven’t already, would you be able to take 30 seconds to leave a review on Apple Podcasts? Reviews help me to keep creating quality episodes, and I’d love to hear from you!||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #15: Daniel James – Creating a Career in Travel, Hidden Gems in Europe, and Flying Solo||Are you enjoying the podcast? If so, and if you haven’t already, would you be able to take 30 seconds to leave a review on Apple Podcasts? Reviews help me to keep creating quality episodes, and I’d love to hear from you!||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #14: Henk van Dillen – Cycling 16,000 Kilometers from Rotterdam to Singapore and Adventurous Living||“Don’t worry about anything…You will solve problems as they occur.” – Henk van Dillen Cycling the World Excitement and adventure take many shapes and forms. Some people fulfill this through something like camping or trying an exotic food.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #13: Phillip Louie – Exercising and Living Healthy While Traveling||“Death is a stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to ‘die before you die’ — and find that there is no death.” – Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now Healthy Living on the Road Balancing health and exercise is a difficult||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #12: Phillip Louie and Olaf Nonkes – Volunteering Through Workaway, Hitchhiking Across Canada, and Visualizing Fear||Let’s talk Workaway! Olaf Nonkes from the Netherlands and Phillip Louie from Canada join this week’s podcast. This episode focuses on the world of Workaway and other exciting travel topics. Our discussion takes place while volunteering at the WaGaLi||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #11: Jason Patrick Irish – Professional Backpacker, Global “Yes Man,” and Lessons From Exploring 119 Countries (and Counting)||“Live in the moment. Be a ‘Yes Man.’ Be aware of your limits but also push your limits.” – Jason Patrick Irish Jason Patrick Irish (@jason.patrick.irish) is a professional backpacker, global “Yes Man,” and world explorer who creates his||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #10: Jan Illner and Yannick Klijnsma – Ten-Day Silent Meditation Retreat||“Everything we have, everything that is existing, is just right now. Here in this second. Everything else – the future and the past – we are just constructing with our mind.” Ten days of silence. No cellphones or electronics. No reading, writ||12/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #9: Sahan Weliwita – Perspectives From Growing Up and Living Around the World||“Destinations and landscapes aren’t a big thing for me…traveling has always been about visiting friends I’ve met throughout my life and establishing or maintaining the relationships.” – Sahan Weliwita In this episode of the Edge of Com||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #8: Sophia Iaquinta Part 2 – Packing Light, Creating Experiences, and Understanding Fears||“Just because you don’t know and aren’t familiar with it, doesn’t mean you should fear it…Try to understand how it’s different and what’s going on, because it’s normal to someone else.” – Sophia Iaquinta Missed Part 1 with Sophia? Li||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #7: Sophia Iaquinta Part 1 – Exploring Myanmar and Different Cultures||“In Myanmar, there are times when you don’t see any other tourists. You feel immersed in the culture and what’s going on in daily life…It’s also the land of five million trillion pagodas!” – Sophia Iaquinta You are listening to Part 1 of||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #6: Isa Lindberg – Working in Australia for a Year||“Traveling alone is something you just have to do…It’s such a good thing to do for your self-esteem and confidence. You will be a whole new person.” – Isa Lindberg Work and Travel in Australia On this episode of the Edge of Comfort Podcast||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #5: Advice & Tips For Your Travels||Let’s take a moment to reflect and revisit snippets from past episodes with Lars Feste, Theo Moon, Ryoji Yoshimura, and Aqeel Karim. Each snippet is a part of our conversation that offers a good piece of travel advice, tip, or mindset.||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #4: Aqeel Karim – Adventures and Insights From Over 250 Days of Travel||“I want to push myself to the limit, and this is what happens when you travel…When you travel, you appreciate what you’re doing. You get caught up in this traveling mode of, ‘Why not? Why can’t I go and do this?’ You start to get brave.||11/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #3: Ryoji Yoshimura – Hosting 40+ Couchsurfers, Forming Global Relationships, and Life Changing Travel||“I never thought I was going to travel two or three years ago…it just came up to me…it was some sort of instinct saying ‘Let’s do it. Let’s go for it.'” – Ryoji Yoshimura Ryoji Yoshimura (@ryoji_o_yoshimura) is a veteran couchsurfing hos||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #2: Theo Moon – Following Your Passions, Adopting a Pura Vida Mindset, and Life as a Former Extreme Introvert||“We don’t have to stay the way we are. One of the most beautiful things about humanity is we can wake up everyday and choose what kind of person we are going to be.” – Theo Moon Theo Moon (@theo.moon.vs) is on a mission to create a passionate li||10/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEOCP #1: Lars Feste – Driving Across Iceland, Level 9 Northern Lights, and Saying “No”||In the first podcast episode of Edge of Comfort I talk with my long time friend, Lars Feste (@lars_feste), about his experience in Iceland. Lars and I have been friends since grade school and lived a few blocks away from each other most of our lives.||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEdge of Comfort Podcast: Introduction with Lee Thornquist||Welcome to the Edge of Comfort Podcast (EOCP)! Get a look into the adventures, perspectives, and discoveries of world travelers. Explore questions and lessons from life on the road to help you navigate your own path.||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
A Must Listen
A lot of people would like to quit their job and travel the world. Lee is one of the few to actually do it.
A fresh and insightful take on travel.
Makes me want to get outside
Lee is a great story teller and combines his curiosity with action.
He always brings on interesting guest and leaves you wondering why we aren’t all out there exploring.
Highly recommend this podcast!
Helped me gain confidence as a traveler
Listening to this podcast has given me some good takeaways on how to travel, as well as inspired me to know the types of experiences one can have while traveling.
I am excited to hear where he goes next!