Guest Spots on North Avenue Podcast – Psychedelic Renaissance & more

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Check out Mike’s recent guest spots on North Avenue Podcast! We chat about the psychedelic renaissance, recent work Mike has been up to in this space, and more!

Episode 43- Mike Margolies

“Mike Margolies is a chemical engineer turned world traveler,  host of Walking the Earth (, and psychedelic discussion group organizer of Psychedelic Seminars ( We recorded this in the garden under an umbrella in the rain, and discussed Mike’s trans-formative experiences in Peru, India, and Thailand. We talk about the negative cultural stigma attached to psychedelic drugs in America, and how simply taking acid won’t cure your depression.  A very interesting man!”

*Bonus ‘Psychedelic Lunch’ Audio Clip with Mike Margolies

“I ran into psychedelic activist/explorer Mike Margolies in a coffee shop and we decided to throw up a quick conversation. We recorded this on an iPhone and talked about plant medicine, his seminar/discussion project (, his online magazine Psymposia, and a lot of deep deepness. Mike is also featured in Ep. 43. Enjoy.”

Episode 66- Psychedelics and Plants with Mike Margolies and Brian Viveiros

“Mike Margolies and Brian Viveiros are the founders of Psymposia (, a group of collaborative social activism projects on psychedelics, plants, and policy. Follow @psymposia

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Guest Spot on Daily Travel Podcast – Shamans & Psychedelics, Ayahuasca in Peru

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Your host Mike is the guest on this week’s episode of Daily Travel Podcast! Mike shares about his life-changing experience with ayahuasca in the Peruvian Amazon, quitting his corporate job as an engineer, and lessons from backpacking India and Southeast Asia.

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Guest Post on Words and Wanderlust

Mike recently had the pleasure of doing a guest blog post for Natalie Martin (our guest in episode 21). Check it out!

Natalie K. Martin

One of the cool things about travelling is meeting other people – something that’s surprisingly easy. It’s a great way to find inspiration about where to move onto next or even to take the leap and head out with a backpack yourself. So, I’ve decided to get some of the people I met on my travels for guest posts and hopefully inspire others to get out there and explore!

Back in April, towards the end of my trip in Chiang Mai, I switched guesthouses and met Michael, an American traveller who was staying in the same place. Like a lot of other people, he’s documenting his trip but what’s cool is that he does his via his podcast Walking The Earth, and I even got to be featured on an episode. I’m stoked to have gotten him on my blog for a quick Q & A. You can find details of…

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Review on Been There, Blogged That

A nice review of our show!

Been There, Blogged That

There are many things that I discover accidentally and think ‘why the heck didn’t I know about this sooner?’  I do believe that many of the readers here will also enjoy these travel related things that I come across, so today I share one – Walking the Earth Podcast.

Walking the Earth Podcast is a show presented by Mike Margolies, an American backpacker who left his job in 2013 and while traveling began recording conversations between himself and Justin Cassel, who is a friend back in the US.  His show has since moved on to focus on sharing the unique stories of other backpackers and the people he meets on the road.

A highlight for me was one particular featured guest on the podcast – Brook Silva-Braga of travel documentary A Map for Saturday.  In episode 19 of the podcast, Mike talks with Brook and discusses his films.  The pair also…

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