How has fear held you back in life and in travel? What is your relationship with fear after travel?

Today's guest is writer, humanitarian advocate, and political analyst, Nanjala Nyabola. She is also the author of a must-read book, Travelling While Black: Essays Inspired By A Life On The Move which we do get into a bit in this chat and that you can pre-order right now!

In this episode, we dive into giving back as a traveler, the impact that travel can have on your relationship with fear, privilege, and why you can and should do many varied things in life (no niching required).

What is in your travel box? What does the experience look like? Let me know by sending me an audio message (please) or shoot me an email over at [email protected]

Tune In To Learn:

07:30 Meaning & Power Behind A Name

10:30 Defining A Mission For Yourself Authentically

13:15 Travelling While Black

18:35 Privilege: Doing Your Part For Change

22:10 Bearing Witness & Making Room For People To Work Together

26:20 How Can I Make Travel Connected To The Stories Of The World 

29:35 Wrestling With Travel vs The Environmental Impacts

34:25 Environmental Alternatives Can Enhance The Travel Experience

38:05 Why Your Values Will & Should Guide You In Decisions

39:15 Opening Hearts & Borders To Asylum Seekers

46:40 How The Media Fails Us 

54:10 How Travel Changed Your Relationship With Fear

58:55 Learning About Yourself: What Is Your Song?

01:01:30 Separating Travel For Travel's Sake & The Business Of Travel

And so much more

Resources:

Find Nanjala on her website

Pre-order your copy of Travelling While Black

Follow Nanjala on Twitter

Bessie Stringfield Wikipedia Page

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Want More?

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The Slow Travel Philosophy + Traveling As A Black Woman w/ Oneika Raymond

Finding Meaning Through Travel w/ Dr. Christopher Daniels

 

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