Amy Segreti, founder of Live All of You, is a recovering editor-in-chief turned writer, self-inquirer, traveler, dancer and manifestress. Fluent in Spanish, wine and AP style, she has written/edited for the Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, New Worker Magazine, Elephant Journal, The Baltimore Sun, The Globe, InMadrid, and The Washingtonian, among others.
A writer in her heart and soul, she helps people honor their inner compass, craft their day from the inside out, connect with fellow world-loopers, and weave their unique selves into their daily rhythm. She hasn’t had a 9-to-5 since 2007 and lives a completely location-independent lifestyle as an entrepreneur. Find Amy at @amysegreti on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Amy joins us on this episode of the interview series to share her top tips on immersive travel including…
– How to feel at home in a new place – FAST
– What you’re probably not doing (yet) to connect with epic people all around the world
We also dive into the dark side of travel as Amy shares a surprisingly dangerous story of the time she was robbed at gunpoint in Mexico…and how it turned into a huge learning experience for her.
Watch the video below or click here for the mp3 audio download.
Use Amy’s 5 strategic questions to “vet” destinations before you decide to travel to a new place. Set aside 30 minutes and brainstorm:
1. Where might I want to eat?
2. Where do I want to stay?
3. Who should I connect with?
4. Who can be in my tribe there?
5. Who can be a mentor to me while I’m there?
Last but not least, Amy’s #1 tip for new travelers:
Plan time in to your trip to actually build a relationship with the city you’re traveling in.
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