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Episode 2 - The Right Way to Visit Africa with Wazha Dube

Episode 2 - The Right Way to Visit Africa with Wazha Dube

Born and raised as an expat from Botswana and USA, Wazha Dube is a born traveler, so much that he has made it his career.  Raised in five countries on four continents, he was encouraged to by his family and community to embrace the different cultures of the world whenever possible. After studying Travel Industry Management at Hawai'i Pacific University, Wazha returned to New York to start his career in the travel industry.  Over the past 13 years, Wazha has worked in luxury and adventure travel around the world and now works with his move favorite continent as the Africa Manager at Index Select. While African travel is his passion, he doesn't truly believe in any 'best destination', but rather in finding the best in every destination.

Show Notes:

Part 1: Being a life-long traveler

  • How to embrace a mindset where you are in a country with very few people of your race

  • Understanding and appreciating culture before you go

Part 2: Life as a Travel Professional

  • What a week looks like as a travel professional

  • Common mistakes that people make when traveling

Part 3: Beginner’s Advice

  • Practical advice that new traveler’s should take

  • The power of doing your research or outsourcing for your trip

  • Proper financial planning

  • “Try to see as much as you can!”

Learn more about Index Select

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Young Travel Professionals

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Episode 3 - Bougie on a Budget with Amber J. Adams

Episode 1  - Welcome to the Traveler's Upgrade

Episode 1 - Welcome to the Traveler's Upgrade