My travels around the world have taught me many things that I couldn't learn commuting in a first-world country.
Growing up in Canada, I always knew that I wanted to explore the world and tell stories. I wanted to be a journalist and a documentary filmmaker. It wasn't until university that I got the chance (and the motivation) to pursue this dream.
Now, when young people hear my story, they often ask me, "Should I travel too?"
I always, always answer, "If you have a desire to travel, do it. It's your soul longing to grow. It means there is something out there for you to learn."
(The question that comes right after, "How did you pay for it? This is my answer.)Read More