JIP 116: Emilía Garth

Emilía Garth: living a authentic life through music Emilía is a very talented singer, songwriter, but also yoga teacher, meditation facilitator & much more. As she tells us, the more facets a diamond has, the more value it holds… the same can be said for human beings… being a multifaceted person is not a bad…

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JIP 114: Special, 1 year of becoming digital nomads

Special: 1 year of entrepreneurship & nomadism On May 1st 2021, we left Miami, our jobs, our friends and most of our belongings to start a new chapter of our lives: becoming digital nomads to travel the world while working on our online projects/businesses. We worked hard to save enough money to be able to…

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JIP 109: Rodrigo Souza

Rodrigo Souza

Rodrigo Souza: adapting to life in a wheelchair Rodrigo was born and raised in Brazil by a free-spirited mother. From a young age, core values such as gratitude and kindness were taught to him along with a sense of curiosity and adventure due to many house moves. At 22 years-old, Rodrigo decided he wanted to…

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JIP 107: Kirill Ignatieff

Kirill Ignatieff

Kirill Ignatieff: bridging the gap between Technology & Spirituality Kirill is a super interesting guy with an amazing mindset and high-level of awareness, which was clear throughout the whole conversation. Kirill was born in Belarus and grew up with good education but experienced the effects of the Cold War including rationed foods. It was during…

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JIP 103: Oliver Collinson

Oliver Collinson

Oliver Collinson: focusing on what makes you happy In today’s episode we welcome Oliver, aka Olly aka Rosie’s little brother! We kick off the conversation talking about his childhood, and how growing up with a lot of freedom and values such as “do what makes you happy” from a young age impacted his mindset and…

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JIP 102: Lorraine Kyriazis

Lorraine Kyriazis

Lorraine Kyriazis: taking risks to live a fulfilled life Lorraine’s life has been a rollercoaster! She grew up in a working class family in Manchester, England. When she was 19 years old, she met the man who would become her first husband and a few years later moved to Malaysia with him. She created 2…

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JIP 101: Ricardo Lima

Ricardo Lima, Riq Lima

Ricardo Lima: Worldpackers, volunteer around the world Imagine traveling around the world and living with locals for free in exchange of a few hours of your time. Sounds pretty amazing, right? Well, this is possible thanks to Worldpackers.com. Ricardo is from Brazil around 2010 was having a very successful career in finance. Successful from a…

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JIP 099: Joanie Sharon

Joanie Sharon

Joanie Sharon: life in the military as a gay woman Joanie was born in Louisiana and was expected to follow the plan her family had for her: graduate from college, find a man, get married, buy a house, have children and be a good housewife. However Joanie had other dreams… far from the environment she…

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JIP 098: Bresly Frech Schipper

Bresly Frech Schipper

Bresly Frech Schipper: German Peruvian culture immersion We had the pleasure of spending 2.5 weeks with Bresly near Oxapampa, in the middle of Peru, through the website Worldpackers (a platform listing volunteering opportunities across the world). Bresly grew up in Oxapampa, a city founded by Austrian and German settlers in the 19th century. It is…

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JIP 096: Walter Espíndola

Walter Espíndola

Walter Espíndola: life in Peru & becoming an ornithologist We met Walter during our trip in Peru when we stayed with Bresly, close to Oxapampa, for a volunteering experience with Worldpackers. Walter was born in 1988 in Lima, the capital of Peru, where he also grew up. He talks to us about his childhood and education,…

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