Why "The Travelers Blueprint"?

We came up with the name "The Travelers Blueprint" for two main reasons:

  1. To provide information for you to draft your own itineraries or how to begin a career that takes you all over the world.
  2. We both have backgrounds in engineering, architecture, or the environment, so we though a blueprint was an apt title to describe our intentions and end goal.

Why We Do It:

We both recently settled down with our careers and families, and can no longer live the nomadic lifestyle we both still crave. The solution to satisfy our overwhelming wanderlust is this podcast where we get to sit down with savvy travelers, globetrotters, conservationists, nature-lovers, or any other travel enthusiasts to peer into their inspiring lives. By listening to these fascinating individuals, we vicariously live through their experiences, and in turn share them with you. 

You will hear the personal stories of extraordinary people who have “been there and done that”. Our guests share their unique wisdom and unpack valuable advice on how to plan your trip, what to do once you get there, and how to make sure you head back home (or not) with memories that will last a lifetime. Each episode’s discussion will range from a particular location, to discussing a travel-oriented project or conservation effort, and everything in between. 

Occasionally, we take a break from hosting guests, and you will get the opportunity to listen to us divulge our own travel ideas and travel experiences, or maybe just exchange our thoughts on travel methods. Although we have similar worldviews and travel ideologies, you will quickly learn that we also have some very different travel expectations.

Tune in each week, and discover something new about the world, the fascinating cultures buried within, and learn how to draft your own journey from those who have traveled before you! 

Fun Facts

Our logo is an architect's compass superimposed over a navigational compass!

Bob hates sharks but has been in a shark cage!

Elliot's lack of planning often leads him to indecision on what to do next while travelling.

About Us

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Bob DiMenna and Elliot Shibley

The Travelers Blueprint Podcast spawned from a mutual adoration for travelling the world. However, since we aren't willing to quit our jobs and leave our families, this podcast became the solution to quench our thirst for travel.




Favorite Country: Croatia

Number of Countries Visited: 11

Next Up: Italy


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Favorite Country: Germany

Number of Countries Visited: 18

Next Up: Key West, FL


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