Episode 37: Life-Changing Insights From Traveling To Every Country In The World (ft. Drew Binsky)

July 3, 2024

About the Episode

Drew Binsky is a fearless traveler who’s seen it all. From chatting with North Koreans in their homeland to dodging bombings in Somalia and volunteering in Syria in the middle of a civil war, Drew’s adventures are nothing short of incredible.

He’s been to every country in the world, witnessing the most dangerous places and surviving a few close calls. Yet, his experiences have led him to a surprising conclusion: most people, most of the time, are good. Even in the direst circumstances, Drew finds that human resilience can prevail.

In our conversation, Drew shares why he’s drawn to war zones and failed states, revealing the profound lessons he’s learned from them. We discuss why you should never judge a country by the news you hear about it, how the most impactful trips are often the most challenging, and where to find the friendliest people on Earth.

Drew also offers his top travel tips on spontaneity, connecting with locals, and what he looks for on his travel adventures. It’s a deep dive into the heart of travel and human nature that might just inspire you to see the world a little differently.

Drew Binsky Quotes From the Episode

Wherever you go in the world, people are going to look out for you. People are dying to meet you. They just don’t get a chance to meet you.
I feel like I’m a messenger for parts of the world that are underserved. It’s special that I can document these places and share their stories.
The more I travel, the more I realize basic human needs and desires are universal.

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