So Money - Episode 427

Matt Kepnes

Nomadic Matt Travel Blogger

Wouldn’t it be a nice to make a living off of traveling the world? Our guest today is doing just that and he shares how…Matt Kepnes is the creator of the award-winning budget travel site, Nomadic Matt. Matt  is also the author of the New York Times best-seller, “How to Travel the World on $50 a Day.” In 2005 after a trip to Thailand, Matt decided to quit his job, finish his MBA and travel. His trip was supposed to last a year but fast forward more than 10 years later and he’s still trotting the globe. His travel tips and advice has been featured in numerous media outlets including The New York Times, CNN, TIME, Yahoo! and countless others.

Matt shares his top tips for traveling on a budget. How to spend LESS than $50 a day. He also shares why his MBA was probably his biggest financial failure and why he insists on paying his own way when he travels…because let’s face it, with the popularity of his blog, he could travel for free if he really wanted to.

If you’d like to learn more about Matt visit his website or follow him on Twitter @NomadicMatt.

One of my favorite quotes from the interview: “Be frugal. Not Cheap.” – Click To Tweet

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