MotivationMonday: Meet Forbes Featured Travel Blogger ~ Andrea Valeria of “It’s a Travel O.D.” blog.
It’s not everyday that you get to read about someone who made the Forbes list and a week later you both start following each other on Instagram sharing tips on travel, blogging and life in general. That happened to me after reading about my #MondayMotivation feature for this week on Forbes online magazine. This is one of those hidden pleasures of being a travel blogger that people never whisper to you when you start out (meeting famous people).
Ladies and gentleman, meet Andrea Valeria, a 28 year old digital nomad , who is one of the few modern Millennials taking over the world one country at a time.
Here is how our interview went:
1) What is your current area of work?
2) How long have you been in this field?
I have been a digital nomad for about 2 years now. My jobs are pretty diversified, so I don’t have one particular field. I just have the desire to work hard and stay busy!
3) What do you enjoy most about your job?
4) What are the requirements for someone who wants to be in this field ( age, education, special skills etc.) ?
For anyone who wants to become a full-time traveler or a digital nomad, the requirements are creativity and willingness to hustle. That’s it. Anyone who is capable of identifying their skills and talents and turn those into a career/business is capable of being a digital nomad!
5) Do you need to have a college degree or qualification to be in your profession?
5) How many countries have you travelled to?
6) Where is your next travel destination?
Well folks, that was my incredible nomad friend Andrea who has just illustrated that it is possible to travel , work and make that your career. Her life is practically a vacation. The perks? No degree or qualifications required, no routine 9-5 schedules or sitting in one place. All you need is just a creative mindset.
Would you leave your day job to join Andrea’s career as a travel blogger and content creator ? I definitely would. I want to hear your views. Maybe we might feature you on the blog soon.
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Until next Monday, stay motivated and inspired this week !