Hi, I'm Chels!

Hi there! I am Chelsea (my friends call me Chels), the adventurer behind this blog. There are few things I love more than traveling to new places, experiencing new things, and meeting new people.

After graduating from The University of Texas, I took a job in sales at a big tech company. I quickly became very unhappy and unsatisfied in my new 9-5 typical, corporate desk job. So I did what any reasonable person would do: I quit my high-paying job, sold most of my belongings, and bought a one-way ticket to Australia to live as an au pair for a year!

I first started this blog to share my experiences with friends and family back home, but it has turned into something much more than that. I began receiving messages from friends and people who had seen my a travels on Instagram and my blog telling me that I’ve inspired them to take a risk and follow their passion, whether that be moving to another country or leaving a job they hate for one that makes them happy regardless of the pay cut.

It truly makes my day every time I receive one of these messages. I want to use this blog to inspire people to not settle for the life they feel they’re stuck in (a feeling I knew all too well). I want to empower others to go out and make their own adventures like I have!

Heli Hiking Franz Josef Glacier

In the past couple of years, I’ve had some pretty great adventures:

And those are just some of my favorites! To check out more adventures and destinations click here.

I currently am back living in Austin, TX — my favorite city in the world! I have rejoined the working world, but this time, with a job I truly enjoy and that allows me to be creative!

I still travel, just not as frequently as before, and I’ve started sharing other content, like blogging/Instagram tips, fitness, etc! So, let’s dive right in…

xx Chels

JUMP RIGHT IN:

travel tips, itineraries, custom packing lists, adventures, all things travel

fitness, food + drink, shopping, gift guides, home, and more

blogging tips, useful apps, helpful articles, and ways to grow

Instagram tips, hashtag lists, grow your account, helpful apps, etc.

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