interview with michael gomez

In this interview, I asked my father about his family, his childhood, starting his career, and raising me and my siblings.

Mom talks about coming to the U.S and her experience here

When I my mom came to the United States, everything was different for her. Many new people, new oppurtunities, and friends. But mnothung was easy for her.

"Education in traveling… You cannot buy that kind of education."
September 16, 2019 App Interview

Patricia Y. Wong speaks to Kona Historical Society during a Kupuna Health & Wellness Outreach Event at the Regency Hualalai, September 15, 2019

A Guest in My Home Country

Dinah and Renee talk about Sivia, Renee’s traveling grandma. They also chat about what is means to be “Hakka” and “Farang” at home

Spiritual Growth Pt. 1

An interview with my grandfather about his travel experience, work experience, and other hardships and how they have worked to shape his life and spirituality.

Dad

We talked about how the Navy impacted my dad’s life. I also ask him questions about raising my brother and I.

Interview with grandpa about his life

We talked about many different years throughout his life. We first started talking ab his life as a child then about his life while he was in his Middle Ages. We then talked about his life after he retired up...

A travel agent’s story

A look back at the travel career of Dewey Budd with some of the highlights from his trips and places he’s visited.

Donna Ford talks about her career and passion

In this interview, Donna Ford and her daughter Allison Ford sit down at their house in Tustin California on the night of April 22nd 2019. They discuss Donna’s fulfilling career as a manger of a Postpartum Doula team. Donna describes...

Behind Mad Vervet

We talked about tourism in Ethiopia the opening of Mad Vervet, Addis Ababa’s newest hostel.

Fieldwork #4

For the fourth fieldwork exercise I decided to interview my mom about her experience growing up in a different country and then moving at a young age. She spoke about how growing up she spent a lot of time playing...

Sydney Walsh and Her Story

Sydney Walsh explains to me her childhood and what it was like growing up in a small town. She includes information about her life in college and aspiring career to become a dentist. She also has stories to share about...

"Speak the truth in love is not the worst advice…" – Ben Brazil shares stories of travel, writing, politics and the people of Richmond, IN

If you struggle with the current political climate (especially the public discourse), take a listen to Ben’s interview. Learn about his early life, his path to Richmond, religion, and his career/projects. He also talks about the way he navigates current...

Life Stories with Francine Purcell

Francine shared stories of growing up in Oceanside, going off to the University of Michigan, her long and satisfying career, meeting her husband, and of course her 2 sons and 2 grandchildren.

A trailer that almost reached 50 states

Grandfather Kimball Gillis tells about his travels, camping trips, and outdoor activities which he has continued on with his family.

A Change in Lifestyle

“In Michigan people were super nice, and that’s not always the case in LA,” said Linda Branca when her son, Dylan Branca interviewed her. The interview took place on Janurary 6, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The best part of...

The American Dream we Take for Granted

In the 1980’s Iran was in the middle of a revolution and Persian Jews were looking for political asylum. In this interview Sam Ghalili speaks with his father Jesse Ghalili in Encino California who talks about his courageous journey immigrating...