Jackie Nourse is a serial expat, linguist (5 languages and counting!), and four-time study alum. She is also the host of the hit podcast JUMP with Traveling Jackie and the founder of the award-winning blog, The Budget-Minded Traveler. Through the Budget-Minded Traveler platform, Jackie provides comprehensive online courses that teaches helpful and practical tips so others can travel the way she does.
Having mastered the art of traveling and living on a budget has allowed Jackie to continue traveling on a consistent basis. Nowadays, she hosts retreats and adventure trips for her audience, blogs about her life and adventure travels at Traveling Jackie, and leads mentorship programs for women.
Fueled by an insatiable wanderlust, Jackie is passionate about helping and encouraging others (particularly US citizens) to get out and see the world in a realistic, rewarding, affordable, and sustainable manner.
This week’s episode talks about ways to effectively (and easily) learn a new language, understanding blogging as a business, and establishing one’s brand and name.
Jackie also shares how she discovered the adventure travel scene, what people get when they flex their courage muscles and put themselves out there, and how she deals with loneliness.
For those who want to learn a new language, Jackie offers the following insight, “Listening is the key to fluency.”