I never left my 9-5 job to travel the world and break free, I didn’t really give myself the chance to do that, because I never really got a “real” job. Since I was little, I knew that I did not want to work in an office doing a job I hated and that, instead, I wanted to travel all around the world. I booked a one-way ticket to Madrid in the summer of 2015 with $1000 to my name and I found ways to support myself along the way.
I began pursuing my dreams before I even had time to be bored with my life.
I like to think that I am not traveling, but instead, I am moving around all the time. I try to stay in one place for at least one month when it is possible so that I can truly get to know the place I visit. I love independent travel and more often than not, I will choose to take the local transport rather than the comfortable alternatives, although lately, I’ve been dipping my toes into luxury travel, too!
I truly believe that travel is something everybody can achieve. Growing up, I always thought that traveling was something that only rich people and successful journalists did. Then the internet became available for everyone and I started digging – the number of ways to travel extremely cheaply, to earn money online through freelancing, or finding opportunities online was overwhelming and I did them all – I left home with almost no money, wondering if I could make it work. At some point, the money was gone, and as much as I wanted to go back home, I kept pushing (also due to the fact that I couldn’t really afford a ticket home).
I started this blog as a creative outlet, but also to inspire you to travel more and follow your dreams (yes! It is completely possible to go on the adventure of your life and making a career out of it).
Ever since that flight, I’ve hitchhiked through Europe for five months, lived and worked in a small village in Thailand for one year, spent half a year traveling through much of Africa all on my own, built three different businesses, and.