A Day in The Life: Weekly Travel Series on A Girl Who Travels

The aim behind A Girl Who Travels has always been to encourage women to travel and to provide those of you who already do with inspiration and motivation. I truly believe that travel can enrich your life and empower you in ways you’d never imagine. This is why I’m bringing you “A Day in the Life…” travel series!

On Wednesday each week, I will be sharing a glimpse into the lives of inspirational female travellers, digital nomads and established female travel bloggers who refused to confrom to the social norm of working 9-5 and instead, chose to build their life and career around their biggest passion – travel.

Find out what drives them to travel and keeps them inspired, how travel changed their lives, and which amazing destinations are next on their travel list! Ready to get swept away by wanderlust? Start browsing the interviews below!

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Gloria Atanmo, The Blog Abroad

A Day in the Life of Gloria Atanmo from The Blog Abroad

Travel is about adventure and no one does adventuring quite like Gloria Atanmo, the creative powerhouse behind The Blog Abroad where she writes about her journey as a solo female traveller in Barcelona, Spain. I had the pleasure to meet the ever so bubbly and contentiously positive Gloria at TBEX Spain and I can assure you that her blog is the perfect reflection of her character – witty, funny and inspiring wanderlust! The 25 year old, who describes herself as an adventure junkie not actively seeking treatment, is currently working on her first book about the unequivocal education of travel, risks, and hustle, due to be released in the summer 2015. Let’s find out more about Gloria and see where her love for travel will be taking her this year. What is your current location and how long are you planning on staying here ? My bed, and forever. Ha! So I’m in Barcelona and absolutely love it here, but I just recently decided my Spanish chapter will be coming to a close. I can’t say an …

Nomadic Chica, Gloria Apara

A Day in the Life of Gloria Apara aka Nomadic Chica

Meet Gloria Apara, aka Nomadic Chica – a travel blogger whose dream has always been to live the life of travel. Originally from Chile, Gloria created www.nomadicchica.com to encourage others to travel more and to empower women to travel solo. Let’s find out where her adventurous spirit has taken her recently! What is your current location and how long are you planning on staying there? I’m currently in Chile covering all the beauties that the country has to offer for other travelers. Also visiting friends and family that I’ve didn’t seen for a while. Planning to stay here for the next few months before hitting the road again. What view did you wake up to this morning? This is in North Chile in an area full of natural beauty called Coquimbo Region. Many activities to do nearby and tasty seafood! Please describe your typical morning. No matter where I am, my first goal in a typical morning is to find me some coffee before I start with my online duties, as a Travel Blogger I must be …

Savannah Grace interview

A Day in the Life of Savannah Grace, a Book Author and World Traveller

I’m really excited about this week’s “A Day in the Life…” interview because I’m about to introduce you to someone who’s been experiencing first hand what can only be described as every travel lover’s dream. 24 year old Canadian Savannah Grace, the author of two award-winning travel books, How I Grew My Boobs in China and Backpacks and Bra Straps, was pulled out of school at the tender age of 14 to travel the world with her family.  Leaving everything she knew behind to experience the unknown, she spent the following 4 years on the road. Shortly after, Savannah decided to follow her heart and moved to Holland which she calls home until this day. Savannah has been to a whopping 99 countries and continues to travel to more. Let’s find out more about her incredible life! What is your current location and how long are you planning on staying there?  I am currently in Alkmaar, Holland where I have been living for exactly 6 years, as of April 1st, 2015. It makes a really great home base for travelling as it’s very …


A Day in the Life of Kate McCulley from Adventurous Kate

It’s Wednesday which means it’s time for another post from “A Day in The Life” series. Today I wanted to introduce you to an incredibly inspirational Kate McCulley who quit her job to travel the world in 2010. Since then, she’s traveled to more than 55 countries and now makes her living showing women how to travel the world safely and independently on her site, AdventurousKate.com. Let’s jump straight into the questions! What is your current location and how long are you planning on staying there?  I’m in San Pedro, Guatemala, a funky town on Lake Atitlan, and I’ve been here for about a week. This was the final stop of my first tour and I’m spending a few days catching up on work and much-needed sleep! I’m typing this in the hammock outside my room. What view did you wake up to this morning? This is the view from outside my room at Pinocchio Hotel. I got a room with both a double and single bed and an ensuite bathroom for only $13 per …

A Day in the life of Rachel Jones, Hippie in Heels

A Day in the Life of Rachel Jones from Hippie in Heels

Are you ready to feel inspired? In today’s “A Day in the Life…” series I’ll be introducing you to the creative force behind Hippie in Heels – one of the hottest travel blogs to follow this year! Rachel Jones is an American who left a career in nursing to live on the beaches on Goa, India two years ago where she is now a Thai masseuse, candle-maker, and travel writer. Her award-winning website gives advice on the other 24 countries she’s been to but has become the go-to site on India travel, focusing on off beat places & “glamorous travel”. Hippie in Heels has been featured in ELLE magazine & was voted by Flipkey on of the top 25 female bloggers to follow this year. You can follow her adventures on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+. What is your current location and how long are you planning on staying there?  I am in Goa, India at the moment and have no clue how long I’m staying! I didn’t know that answer when I moved here 2 years ago, and still haven’t got a clue. It’s …

Mareen Schauder, Miss Everywhere

A Day in The Life of Mareen Schauder

Get ready to be swept away by wanderlust as I’m about to introduce you to Mareen Schauder, a beautiful full-time traveller and a professional travel blogger who left her job in the corporate world to pursue her biggest passion – travel. Mareen, who swapped her office desk for a full-time blogging career at Miss Everywhere admits that she has a weakness for exotic beaches and stylish hideaways. Let’s get a glimpse into her fabulous life! What is your current location and how long are you planning on staying here? Dubai. I was here for a week and am flying back home to Germany tonight, repack my suitcase and then to Bali next week. What view did you wake up to this morning ? I woke up to this beautiful desert view of Al Maha resort in Dubai, which is located right in the desert between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Please describe your typical morning. Since you’re constantly on the move, do you try to stick to a routine? Every day is different depending on the current location and work …

Lauren Juliff, Neverending Footsteps

A Day in the Life of Lauren Juliff

Meet Lauren Juliff, a digital nomad, travel writer and the creative force behind Never Ending Footsteps – one of the most inspirational travel blogs to date. Lauren has been travelling and working her way around the world for over three years. During that time, she’s been to 50 countries across 5 continents and will soon be publishing her first book, documenting her life-changing adventures. Keep reading to get a glimpse into Lauren’s day! What is your current location and how long are you planning on staying there?  I’m currently in Granada, Spain and I’ll be here for the next six weeks. I actually moved here as part of an experiment to see if I still wanted to travel. I’ve been going for four years and the longer I travel, the more I find myself craving a base. However, after two months here, I’ve realised I’m not ready for it yet. I have an extreme case of itchy feet! What view did you wake up to this morning? This is the view from my bedroom window in Granada. Yep, …