Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

Have Adventures On The Global Scavenger Hunt w/ Bill Chalmers

February 25, 2020

Joining me today is the winner of the 1989 Human Race, where he traveled 40,000 miles in 17 days, someone who was named “The World’s Greatest Traveler” by National Geographic Traveler in 2002, and who is the founder and Ringmaster of The Global Scavenger Hunt, Bill Chalmers from GlobalScavengerHunt.com

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Would you want to participate in The Global Scavenger Hunt? Would you do it more for fun or to win? Let us know by tagging us in a post on Instagram at @ExtraPackofPeanuts.

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In This Episode

  • 03:40 How Did This All Start
  • 11:40 What Keeps It Going
  • 16:20 This Biggest Changes
  • 22:40 What is The Global Scavenger Hunt
  • 34:45 Type Of People Who Participate
  • 37:55 Figuring Out The Hunt & Dynamics
  • 48:50 Would You Win?
  • 51:00 Keeping People Going & Competition
  • 59:25 How Long Does Planning Take?
  • 01:08:30 Costs To Participate & Spending During The Hunt
  • 01:17:00 Is There Going To Be a 2021 Event?