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Public Intellectual

Sep 25, 2019

There are consequences to travel. From the environmental impact of international flights, to massive displacement in trendy neighborhoods for air bnb vacation rentals, to unfair distribution of tourist dollars, and so on. But travel writing has never been great at dealing with the ethical or moral questions of travel. It’s very narcissistic and internal. The point of travel, as viewed through the travel writer, is the impact the journey is having on the traveler, not the impact the traveler is having on the place. In this episode, Jessa calls writer Haley Swanson to discuss these ideas.

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