I was excited for my George Goes Everywhere Interview with George Igoe. I mean, with a name pronounce I -GO. You know you are in for amazing travel tips! Sure enough, I got my tips and lots of great insight. That, just got me even more excited to put George’s recommendations and suggestions to the test when it is safe to do so.
George Goes Everywhere Interview with George Igoe
So many of us have had to ignore our travel itch. And, we miss it so. I will say, it was a delight to watch the series George Goes Everywhere. Not only did I get a chance to live vicariously through him and his experiences. Also, it gave me hope. Yes, my bank account will not keep staring me with that eye when I plan my next trip with George’s tidbits of wisdom. Here are some of my favorite moments of the interview:
The biggest takeaway
Look beyond the first page on Google. Sounds simple enough, yet how many of us just got sucked into those first listings? Research and prepare for your trip. Got to forums and specific boards to uncover fabulous finds that will make your trip that much better!
It is not all about “off the beaten path”
Yes, there are some tourist traps out there. And, sometimes you just have to fall into them. While everyone tends to flock to South Beach here in Miami, you should totally make room for the amazing (and inexpensive) Venetian Pools. Nevertheless, some iconic landmarks should and need to be visited. Again we go back to the first point, it is all about the planning. Find what fills your traveler’s heart!
Yes, Inexpensive is Possible!
Honestly, I was blown away by how George was able to beat his own $100 a day in some cities. That just means more visiting and more fun, right? Fortunately, it is all in the choices we make. If, we are open to new ideas then, we can definitively conquer inexpensive. Yay, travel just became so much more affordable.
As we know, some places need more budget that others. Yes, that is just how it is. Fortunately, George leads the way and shows us just how we can stretch our dollars without sacrificing the joy of our travels.
Here is the full George Goes Everywhere Interview with George Igoe. So, you can get ALL of the details. Get ready for all the budget travel tips and insights to vacation with a limited budget and have the best trip ever!
About George Goes Everywhere
Join along as George dives into local cultures and history and tours cities’ hidden gems, from old subway stops and Naval ships, to puppet museums and corn mazes. A New Jersey native, Igoe has worked for shows such as “Family Guy,” “The Cleveland Show,” and was a writer on CBS’ “Mike & Molly.” No stranger to the world of affordable travel, he developed “Rich Travel / Poor Travel,” a show where he traveled first class with frequent flyer miles, then explored the destination city on a micro-budget.
About Million Stories & The Singleton Foundation
In addition to “George Goes Everywhere,” the free streaming platform Million Stories offers a diverse slate of series centering around financial literacy. This includes “Adulting with Richard Sherman,”. In this series the San Francisco 49er’s captain coaches young people through ‘adult’ financial decisions. From paying off student loans, creating a budget, or starting an emergency fund. Indeed, Sherman breaks down his tips and strategies for financial success. Now, “Faceplant” shares the personal stories from people who discover the value of failure in pursuit of their dreams. A variety of people are profiled. Including YouTube personality GloZell, Academy Award Winner Peter Ramsey (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) and two-time Olympic gymnast Danell Leyva.
About The Singleton Foundation
The Singleton Foundation powers Million Stories. It is a non-profit organization that has launched the digital media platform. This platform is dedicated to educating & encouraging Millennials and Gen Z with regard to financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Done through bingeable short-form video content. Million Stories harnesses the power of entertainment and storytelling to make money matters easy, inspiring, and manageable. The channel aims to provide millennials the financial skills . And also, the entrepreneurial mindset to face finance challenges through free extensive, easy-to-use learning resources.