Julie Kaplan shares her solo adventure in Iraq and how her visit was transformative, challenged stereotypes and showcased the country's vibrant culture. And how she created a video series, "Julie in Iraq,” that is getting rave reviews.
Julie's passion for travel ignited at the age of 12 when she embarked on solo trips to visit her grandparents on the East Coast of the US. Since then, she has fearlessly embraced a life filled with adventures, both solo and with fellow travelers.
Julie talks about her remarkable travel experiences in the Kurdistan region and how she travelled by hitchhiking, navigating border checkpoints, staying in the homes of strangers, and the amazing food she loved!
Also on Speaking of Travel for those thinking of moving to another country. There are challenges and what could be life-changing experiences. Fellow traveler John Fritchie shares how moving overseas to Portugal has worked out so far and how he made the move happen and why.
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