What I Learned From Full-Time Travel—And Why I Stopped

What I Learned From Full-Time Travel—And Why I Stopped

Women Who Travel - August 20, 2019 - 33:37

For Jada Yuan, it was the job opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to visit 52 places in 52 weeks as The New York Times's 52 Places traveler. For Renee Hahnel, known on Instagram as Renee Roaming, full-time travel was a photography gig that meant piling into a tiny 15-by-six-foot van and photographing 59 national parks over nearly seven months. The two travelers did what we'd all love to do: pack up and just go, traveling without stopping for months on end. This week, the two—Renee just back from another photography trip to Kenya and Jada on vacation in the French Riviera—called in to share how they got started traveling full time, what it was really like, and how they're settling back into "normal" life. Read the show notes and a full transcription of the episode here: https://www.cntraveler.com/story/what-i-learned-from-full-time-traveland-why-i-stopped-women-who-travel-podcast

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