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Aaron Schlein chats with Doree Simon. Doree is a filmmaker and producer whose passion projects focus on cause-related content — mostly documentaries. Doree also manages a team of producers and filmmakers within the media house at Matador Network, a travel content company.
Check out Doree’s work, including the film In Her Shoes at www.DoreeSimon.com.
PART 2 HIGHLIGHTS (0:50) A word from our non-profit partner, FLYTE. (1:22) Aaron and Doree connected thanks to a previous Dramatic Travels guest. (2:40) Doree shared her pro-tips and priceless advice about travel photography. (4:35) Doree shared her recent experience at the Lord of the Rings hobbit houses in New Zealand. (6:10) Aaron shared the lesson learned from a missed opportunity in China. (8:40) Doree shared why she will never forget to put the memory card back in her camera (again). (9:10) Doree shared an extremely heartfelt example of why we should all take the time to capture memories with our loved ones. (13:25) Talking to strangers on trips has helped Doree be adaptable and overcome fear in everyday life. (17:00) Doree recommends the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof. (19:35) Doree never travels without a travel pillow. Invest in a good one! (20:35) Doree’s advice for parents: “introduce young people to new experiences so they don’t build up a fear of the different.”
Dramatic Travels is an inspirational family travel podcast hosted by Aaron Schlein. Aaron chats with the world’s most passionate and influential travelers who share emotionally-charged memories of the people and places that inspired them to travel and changed their lives forever.