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Heather Markel
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About me

Hi - I'm a New York Times featured best-selling author and TEDx speaker. I've been full time traveling the world full time since 2018 and blogging about the experience. I'm currently a freelance writer with Travel Awaits and a Full-Time Travel Coach helping people transition to the full-time travel/remote work lifestyle.

Why did you join the community?

I want to meet and network with others in the travel industry

What is your favorite travel destination?

South America, Africa

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Many countries in Africa, back to South America, the stans

What was your first travel job?


What do you want to learn more about?

how people live, different types of cows, different languages

Three words that describe why we should travel?

to discover ourselves


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  • Hi Triv, looks like you got some great advice already. If you want more, I run a Facebook group for full time travelers and nomads where there are other traveling families who could help you if you want to ask your question there. If you join please ans... show more

  • Thank you! Nice to meet you.

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    Heather Begins 2 years ago

  • Hi Ian! Great to be here. Bummer! Would have loved your tips. lol on the ferry. Hey at least it was a great sunny day when I went. 😄

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    Heather Begins 2 years ago

  • Hello! I'm so happy that full time travel finally became a trend - I've been to 27 countries and 6 continents the past 4 years and would love to share these amazing places with you.

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    Heather Begins 2 years ago