In this episode we hear from Henry Brydon who quit the day job in search of adventure. He raised over £100k for charity cycling London to Sydney before setting up his adventure company We Are Explorers.

Henry Brydon

August 17, 2017

In episode 3 we hear from my mate Henry Brydon. Much like myself, Henry quit his 'boring' job in search of adventure. Raising over £100,000 for charity, he cycled nearly 40,000 kilometers from London all the way to SYDNEY, before starting his online adventure company ,We Are Explorers. Take a listen for some awesome stories that are guaranteed to get you on your bike!

Apologies for the poor audio quality. The file was corrupted and this was the best we could salvage.

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show notes

  • Intro
  • Henry’s background
  • Moving to Dubai
  • What was the decision process like when choosing to quit your job and cycle across the world?
  • Finding a partner in crime
  • Henry’s advice on taking the leap and escaping the 9 - 5
  • Al Humphrey’s. All his books are great! Microadventures is particularly good for ideas on how to incorporate adventure into everyday life.
  • Vagabonding by Rolf Potts
  • Escape the city - a great resource if you’re looking for a new direction in life. I loved their Monday morning power session before work!
  • What do you miss most about the cycle touring lifestyle?
  • Advice for first time cycle tourers/adventurers
  • Henry’s most memorable ‘oh shit’ moment
  • What was it like returning to normal life after your adventure?
  • Sucked back into working for the man
  • Fuck the man! Henry launches We Are Explorers
  • What did you learn from creating your own business/brand?
  • How did you test your idea for We Are Explorers
  • Henry’s typical day
  • Meditation app Henry uses:
  • Where do you see We Are Explorers’ future going?
  • Henry’s heroes
  • Are heroes born or made?

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