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The Maverick Show with Matt Bowles

Oct 20, 2021

Justine Abigail Yu takes us on her journey growing up in Toronto as a Filipina-Canadian, navigating that hyphenated identity, and living between two cultures.  She describes how travel has impacted her and reflects on the impact of traveling back to the Philippines at different points in her life.  Justine gives tips on...


Oct 11, 2021

Sam Pessin talks about his international upbringing in London, Jerusalem and Beijing, and how that impacted his life and his passion for travel.  He then talks about his professional career trajectory and ultimately deciding to co-found Remote Year in 2015.  Sam takes us through the evolution of Remote Year, refining...


Oct 6, 2021

With his roots in Botswana and the U.S., Wazha Dube shares his experience growing up in 6 countries on 4 continents before the age of 18, going to college in Hawaii, and then backpacking through China during the Olympics.  He shares his top highlights and recommendations after years of living and traveling in...


Sep 28, 2021

Martinique Lewis shares her journey growing up in an immigrant family in Oakland, California, studying abroad in London, and her path to becoming an award winning Diversity in Travel Consultant. She talks about what she loves about London, and how she travels the world like a local as opposed to a tourist.  Marty...


Sep 22, 2021

Jen Ruiz takes us on her journey growing up between Puerto Rico and Philadelphia, becoming an attorney, practicing law up until the age of 30, and then leaving her job to become a full time travel influencer. She talks about her decision to take 20 trips in a single year while working at a full time job in her late 20s,...