Sono’s incredible Journey to Europe

Sono Begert (née Nishimura) travelled from Japan to Europe in 1939, just as World War II began.

Marilyn Shaw talks to her grandson, Colin Shaw, about her life and inspirations.

In this interview, Colin Shaw (14) interviews his grandmother, Marilyn Shaw about her life. They talk about everything from her childhood to her jobs in the Foreign Services and Peace Corps, and even some political opinions. She shares about her...

The big listen

Michelle Bear is a project manager at an architecture firm in Saint Louis. She also works out of offices in Chicago and Toronto and has spent much of her career traveling to places like Pakistan, Mexico, Italy, France, and many...

Hitchhiking

I interviewed my mom about when she took a trip to Costa Rica after she graduated college.

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.

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

A massive journey
November 28, 2018 App Interview

My Dad explains his journey from Guatemala to DC and the many changes that came with it.

"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...

A Time in Russia

Michael went to Russia for four months in college to study the language.

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...

“It was NOLS that was a turning point”
October 11, 2018 App Interview

Peter Roy talks being prepared for a life in business by his NOLS wilderness course. Years later he was able to send his daughter to a NOLS semester in Kenya, and this was an important turning point for his whole...

The Familia

We talked about their life in Cuba and what were the difficulties they faced.

“It wasn’t easy” – Growing up in New York

My grandfather talks about the changes he experienced and how difficult life was growing up in New York with nothing. He discusses his relationship with his brother and some stories from schooling in Cuba. How he managed to overcome immense...

Jim Bennett’s memories

This interview was about my poppop, Jim Bennett’s life. He traveled a lot because of work and had a very exciting life.

Nana and Anna talk about her grandmother’s life.

In this interview, on November 25, 2018, Anna Deering interviews her Nana, Sue Harrell about her life. They discuss growing up in the south and her adult life as a teacher. They also talk about how family influences you. At...

Jane Daniel interviews her grandmother, Jane Daniel, about her childhood.

In this interview, Jane Daniel interviewes her grandmother, also named Jane Daniel. It took place on November 29, 2017 in Greenville, South Carolina and McDonagh, Georgia. Mrs. Daniel shares stories about her child hood and what she was like growing...

Don Johnson talks about his life in Japan with his nephew, Simon
November 30, 2017 App Interview

Simon Draper’s uncle, Don Johnson, moved to Japan in 1994. He recounts his experiences of entering a foreign country. He also talks about some of the favorite experiences and jobs he had outside of the US. Towards the end of...

Interview with Jenny Garver

In this interview we talked about what life is like outside of the United states and how she overcame many changes in life.