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The Thought Card: Travel Tips, Travel Hacking, and Personal Finance For Financially Savvy Travelers


Jun 15, 2023

There were 7.2 million first-time campers in 2022 and 15.5 million first-time campers within the last two years. 

Today, I’m joined by Jocelyn McCants, one of the (3) co-founders of Melanated Campout, an organization dedicated to creating inclusive outdoor spaces. 

Designed to introduce camping to adults, Melanated Campout hosts an annual camping weekend event encouraging people of color to fall in love with camping. 

Use the promo code “campwithdanielle” for a discount on your ticket. Using our affiliate code is an easy way to support the show with any additional cost to you.   

Listen to this episode to learn:

  • What is dry camping?

  • Ways to save money utilizing items you already have lying around in your house. 

  • Why camping is an affordable and accessible alternative to international travel.

  • What we can expect at Melanated Campout this year.

Read the full blog post: https://thoughtcard.com/dry-camping/ 

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Read My Books: 

  1. Traveling With a Full-Time Job

  2. Affording Travel

  3. Managing Your Money As A New Homeowner 

  4. Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure 

My Favorite Resources For Financially Savvy Travelers 

  • Thrifty Traveler for finding cheap flights. Use the promo code ‘TC10’ for $10 off your first year. 

  • CardPointers for figuring out which credit card to use to maximize points and miles. Save 30% using our link. 

  • Dollar Flight Club get email alerts with flight deals leaving from your home airport. 

  • Trade and Travel by Teri Ijeoma for learning how to trade in the stock market as a day trader or swing trader. 

  • Get Outdoors 101 the course by Olivia Christine teaches how to confidently plan outdoor adventures so you can unplug and de-stress. For $50 OFF use the promo code ‘ThoughtCard50.’

My Favorite Resources For Entrepreneurs 

  • Grantable an AI grant-writing tool to save you time writing winning grant applications. 

  • Grants For Creators a monthly newsletter sharing grants and other funding opportunities for U.S. creatives, small business owners, and founders. 

  • iFindYouClose a membership sharing weekly speaking opportunities so you find the perfect stage for your signature talk. 

  • Email Marketing Club a membership where you receive email templates every week that help you connect and convert your audience to paying customers.  

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