#056 | Jo Franco on Being a Netflix Travel Chick


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Benny and Shannon dive deep with Netflix star, YouTube influencer and polyglot Jo Franco about growing up bilingual, developing a love of travel and language learning, and building connection through language.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Immigrating to the US and learning English in an ESL camp
  • Living between cultures and finding your identity
  • The language learning “spark”
  • Overcoming the fear of making mistakes
  • Jo’s travel show on Netflix
  • Building connections through language
  • Negative travel experiences and why they don’t stop Jo from traveling
  • Finding joy in challenges
  • Journaling as a language learning tool
  • Why the Circle is the best show for language learners
  • The importance of mindset in language learning

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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