Dec. 20, 2022

The "Don’ts" of Travel With Mark Wolter of Wolter’s World

The "Don’ts" of Travel With Mark Wolter of Wolter’s World

Learn the biggest do’s and don’ts of travel with Mark Wolter of YouTube's Wolter’s World. Mark shares honest travel advice and talks about how to adapt to new cultures, deal with culture shock, and live in the moment while traveling the world.


Learn the biggest do’s and don’ts of travel with Mark Wolter of Wolter’s World. Mark shares honest travel advice and talks about how to adapt to new cultures, deal with culture shock, and live in the moment while traveling the world.

Mark, along with his wife and two sons, has been traveling the world for decades. Tune in to hear the most valuable travel tips he’s gathered over the years, including how to find the cheapest flights and hotels, tips for traveling with kids, and helpful travel/navigation apps you should download before you leave home.

Plus, Mark shares the coolest tourist trap he’s visited (in Africa) and the #1 Italian city you MUST visit!

 

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EPISODE 186 TOPICS DISCUSSED/WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Common tourist mistakes & how to avoid them while traveling abroad.
  • The problem with travel guides.
  • Dealing with homesickness and culture shock while traveling.
  • Why Mark kept his teaching job while doing YouTube, blogging, and traveling.
  • Traveling full-time as a family with teenagers.
  • Funny culture shocks and adaptations you experience as a traveler.
  • The best conversation starter for travelers and digital nomads to connect with locals.
  • How to truly live in the moment while traveling.
  • The coolest tourist trap & The coolest hidden gem Mark has experienced.
  • Top travel tips: Finding/booking the cheapest flights and hotels, helpful travel/navigation apps, safety, & traveling with kids.

 

QUESTIONS ANSWERED:

  • Have you ever felt unsafe in a country?
  • What’s the first thing you do when you arrive at a new place?
  • When did you start traveling and why?
  • How does long-term travel and studying abroad change a person?
  • Why did you decide to start a blog and YouTube channel?
  • In what countries have you experienced the most intense culture shock?
  • When you travel a lot, does the world seem more diverse or more homogeneous?
  • And more!

 

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Mark Wolters

Traveler/Professor

Mark Wolters is an award-winning travel vlogger and educator. With a keen eye for honest travel advice Mark has been producing travel videos and blogs for over 14 years. His Wolters World travel YouTube channel has over 200,000,000 views and 900,000 subscribers. When Mark is not traveling the world with his family, he is a Teaching Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was recognized by Poets and Quants as one of the top 50 undergraduate business professors and has received numerous other teaching awards. On his Professor Wolters education channel Mark strives to make marketing and social media education accessible to all people.