Escaping 9 To 5



This podcast will tell you the stories of brave, amazing, and independent people that I have met along the way, who quit their 9-5 jobs and have found their own ways of success.I hope their journeys will inspire you to break out of that shell, quit that job which doesnt define your purpose and finally say YES! to discover that career or passion that will lead you to your dream life the life out of the office!


  • Episode 10: Life Update with Drew Binsky

    11/10/2019 Duración: 18min

    We have been traveling all over Europe, US and Greenland for the past 6 months. Now I am back with another episode just filling you guys on what is happening now with our lives, our next destination, having a home and now having our lovely pug @thedudoy!  Life has been so busy but I'm so glad to be back on track and just settle down for a bit hanging out with our dog while @drewbinsky is finishing all the countries left in Africa to finish visiting all the countries in the world! Life is so exciting and can't wait to share you what's ahead for both of us!  If you have any suggestions on what topic we could discuss in regards to the Digital Marketing space, feel free to drop me an email at, or shoot me a DM on instagram @deannasallao.  --------- Ad: This episode is brought to you by @Trtl, The first fully adjustable travel pillow! Sleep when you travel, be awake when you arrive!  Get your Trtl Travel Pillow plus today!!  --- Sen

  • Meet Christian: Volunteering Around The World

    30/05/2019 Duración: 43min

    Meet Christian Betzmann, a German guy who travels and volunteers around the world while making an impact!  Christian left Germany 5 years ago to volunteer around the world. From Cambodia, to India to Thailand, his mission is to help make people's lives better by volunteering and leaving footprints by making an impact. He built schools, taught Monks to learn English and a whole lot more act of kindness. He volunteers around the world for free as his flights, accommodation and food are usually covered in exchange for a simple act of kindness like teaching kids how to read, write, play football, build houses, etc. And in this episode, he wants to take you on a journey on how you can also do that too. YES! IT'S POSSIBLE!  Links:  Click here on how you can volunteer around the world!  Follow Christian on his Instagram, Youtube, Facebook and join like-minded volunteers/travelers and let's make this world a better place!  --- Send in a voice message:

  • Meet Matea: On Why Giving Up is Never an Option

    20/04/2019 Duración: 47min

    After getting a masters degree, she realized she wanted to be an entrepreneur in the world of art.   For 10 years, she went through a difficult relationship, and was forced to work 9-5 jobs to get out of debt, but it never satisfied her.    Her new partner introduced her in the digital nomad world, where she could work from anywhere to make an income.  So, she followed her passion to became a graphic designer in Thailand, and her ultimate goal is to inspire people with her art and pour her passion into digital arts. Take a peek into what she's up to on Instagram @mateajuikiccroatica!  --- Send in a voice message:

  • Meet Mook: Juggling Between Being a Mother, a Wife and a Business Woman

    16/03/2019 Duración: 58min

    Mook is a Mother, a Business Woman and Wife from Thailand, who has come up with a revolutionary idea to print her kids drawings to life on clothing items such as shirts, scarves and neckties.   After working unhappily as a stock broker in Bangkok, she moved to Australia to study where she met her husband, and together they built a fashion and lifestyle brand called Hello Sunshine.  Their vision is to empower anyone to create and be proud by wearing their kids designs.  Join me as I introduce you this powerful woman and amazing mother to you today!  Get your own design or art work printed today by contacting them at @hellosunshineclothing on Instagram. ----- Make sure to rate and subscribe! Also, follow me on instagram (@deannasallao) as I'm doing a Q&A for some postcards giveaway for every episode!  --- Send in a voice message:

  • Meet Yusuke: Chasing Freedom In His Own Way

    09/03/2019 Duración: 55min

     Yusuke Nakanishi, is a man with a million dreams and who knows how to slowly make it happen. After working for a retail company for 2 years, he immediately knew that working for someone else was not for him. He felt depressed, starved for freedom in life, and after 2 years with enough savings in his pocket, he quit his job to pursued affiliate Marketing, SEO and now his latest venture is the “Daily Garlic”. Put your headphones on and join us for this fun and meaningful conversation! Make sure to rate and subscribe! Also, follow me on instagram (@deannasallao) as I'm doing a Q&A for some postcards giveaway for every episode!  --- Send in a voice message:

  • Meet Jess and Mac: From Broke To Millions

    02/03/2019 Duración: 51min

     Jess and Mac are an “Accidental Entrepreneurs” who at their mid 20’s have already figured out what their niche is, their passion, what they’re good at and made a whooping 1.5 million dollars from their drop shipping/commerce business.  They have inspired me as well as the half a million people who have watched their video on facebook titled “From broke to Millionaires” posted by Drew Binsky.  Let’s discover how they are able to make it in the drop shipping industry, and their tips and tricks on how to be successful and achieving that first million we all ever dream of.  Click here to join their facebook group to learn more about the drop shipping business.  --- Send in a voice message:

  • Meet Adah: Leaving Public School Teaching and Breaking Social Norms

    22/02/2019 Duración: 39min

     Adah was a public school Teacher for 4 years, until one day, she knew she had to stop wishing for all her daydreams to happen. She quit her job, left her home country (Philippines) for the very first time., including her family and friends to start pursuing her dream - to travel and write outside of her comfort zone.  Born and raised in a lower class family, she was exposed to a lot of stereotypes on being poor and being a woman and how options are very limited. So she refused to settle and now she is breaking stereotypes with her blog and her podcast.  Will you also be brave enough to do the jump? What was the scariest thing you've ever done in order to change your life?  *** Make sure to rate and subscribe! Also, follow me on instagram (@deannasallao) as I'm doing a Q&A for some postcards giveaway for every episode!  --- Send in a voice message:

  • Meet Michael Hayter: Pursuing Your Passion and Leaving Your Comfort Zone

    15/02/2019 Duración: 46min

     From Physio to Bartender to Filmmaker, Michael has been traveling the world since 2015, living in Australia, New Zealand and now Bangkok, capturing all of the moments on film and has recently signed on as @drewbinsky full time filmmaker and now they travel the world together making videos. Learn how Michael escaped the 9-5 and find motivation in his story as he dropped everything to follow his passion in 2015 and hasn’t looked back ever since.  Follow Michael's journey and all the behind the scenes @MichaelMakesFilms --- Send in a voice message:

  • Meet Juraj Micka: Accidental Digital Nomad & Entrepreneur In The Making

    09/02/2019 Duración: 50min

     In this week’s episode, I had the privilege to sit down with one of our good friends here in Thailand. He is an accidental Digital Nomad and an Entrepreneur in the making.  Juraj Micka has had a privilege of living and working in 5 countries and 3 continents. He first got into freelancing to make ends meet while he was at university, but only realized that he was a digital nomad when he moved to Thailand back in 2014.   It took him time to discover his true passion. After studying IT, design and marketing, he finally found himself at home in online marketing and has recently transitioned from being a Freelancer to building his own digital marketing agency in Thailand.   Links mentioned in this episode:  Tony Robbins’ (Morning Priming) - DISC Personality Test - Juraj’s website - BOLD Digital - Follow Deanna on Instagram @deannasallao --- Send in a voice message:

  • Meet Drew Binsky: Visiting Every Country In The World

    05/02/2019 Duración: 34min

     Drew has been to 153 countries and in quest to finish all the countries in the world by the end of 2019.  He has inspired millions of people with his travels and people he meets along the way. With a whopping 700 million views across Facebook and Youtube.  He is an Arizona native, went to University of Wisconsin and studied abroad in Prague and from there he got bit by a travel bug.  He is one of the most amazing people I know who reaches for the starts and the epitome of giving up is never an option.  Follow him on all social media @drewbinsky --- Send in a voice message:

  • Introducing "Escaping 9 to 5"- The Podcast

    03/02/2019 Duración: 01min

     After 5 years working a 9-5 job, I realized that sitting in an office, waiting for that clock-out time was not suitable for me… So I packed my stuff, left my comfort zone, quit my job and took that so called “ Leap of Faith”.  Now, I am ready and so excited to share my journey, learnings, and failures with all of you! In this podcast, you will expect to hear the stories of people I met along the way who also quit their 9-5's and have found their own ways of success. They will be sharing their tips and tricks, the nitty-gritties, the good and the bad, the pleasure and lifestyle of working remotely.  Are you ready for this wild ride of adventure?  --- Send in a voice message: