We talk about his experience on a Mormon mission in Brazil and how
that increased his Portuguese abilities. We also talked about how
learning new languages can make you less shy when you speak to
others. He says that the key is to just have fun and learn what you
can with the language. Finally we talk about how there is much more
to language than just the grammar and vocabulary. There are
cultural cues and other things that need to be learned in order to
Can travel be more than just a fun thing to do? Could it also provide some benefit and learning experiences later in life? I have always thought this and this is why I have relentlessly travelled the world and now have been to over 80 countries. I have always thought that I was planting the seeds of wisdom while in faraway lands. Through experiences with foreign people, cultures, concepts, and ways of doing things I learned much more than anything I could've done while at home. I interview amazing guests, bestselling authors, scientists, successful business people, dating experts, travel junkies, polyglots (people who speak more than 3 languages), and anybody who I think is interesting for the growth of our listeners and I as people. I think by doing this we can plant the seeds of wisdom which will ultimately lead to our success in career, business, money, relationships, self-worth, and generally being a more well-rounded person. But it requires you to be active making this happen. What do you think?