The story about the crack smoking guy driving a fancy Audi wasn’t a great selling point…
In 2015, Pat quit his job, sold 95% of his possessions, and hitchhiked across the United States.
In this episode, Pat and I discuss his subsequent world travels, strategies for successful hitchhiking, making films, and awe experiences from years of travel.
- Pat’s first big adventure [03:30]
- The art of making money while traveling [04:30]
- Strategies for successful hitchhiking [05:20]
- How a skateboard can empower you to cross the country for free [06:15]
- Hitchhiking nightmares: the crackhead with the Audi [10:20]
- On creating a world-class hitchhiking guide [15:25]
- How Pat started making money online by freelancing [15:45]
- Overcoming the difficulties of getting your first client [17:10]
- Does travel make you happy? [18:15]
- The future of True Transient [21:45]
- Doing your journey justice [25:00]
- The power of Adobe Creative Suite [32:50]
Pat’s Video Toolkit
True Transient Talking Points:
- Check out Pat’s Hitchhiking guide
- Get your next remote job at Upwork
- Find out more about Pat’s video influences Casey Neistat and FunForLouis
- Casey Neistat’s interview on the a61z Podcast
- Connect with Pat and True Transient:
Have you ever hitchhiked before? If so, what happened? If not, what’s keeping you from giving it a try?