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 Jason@ZeroToTravel.com.
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
Find Nanjala on her website
Pre-order your copy of Travelling While Black
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